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Moscow, Idaho
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed for one night . Pros. - big and nice bed , basic kitchen facilities , clean , TV with a 24/7 movie channel Cons. - bathroom is quite old and cold, old windows If the price was 100 I would give it 5 stars , but for 120 it is a bit overpriced , so 4 stars.

Thank Dmitry-vgr
Sahuarita, Arizona
Reviewed 10 March 2016

Great location IF you book an "ocean view" room. We were 2 couples so we booked 2 bedroom / 1 bathroom unit #17. The glass enclosed sunroom was a big addition that made this unit work well for us. No real cook top or oven. We had originally requested the upper floor apartment but it was under construction (remodel) when...

Thank AZfreebirds
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

It's an old school motel, it's not boutique accommodation but it's clean and comfortable. The couple who run it are friendly and always available to help. They gave me a lift to my whale watching tour and to my coach when I was leaving. The website tells you which rooms have sea views. Mine didn't, but I could hear the...

Thank NaomiBeeLondon
Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

We have stayed in many motels in NZ in last three weeks and have been pleased with standards and ratings. However we have given Sea-view a 'three rating' as we feel this is a fair rating for this motel. Some reviews have left a 'five' and said how wonderful the motel is. This raised our expectations. If we thought we'd...

Thank geoffandgill2
Tadworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 February 2016

Stayed here overnight and found it to be clean, comfortable and very friendly staff. The 2 bedrooms and lounge area were great. The airconditioning worked very well as it was really hot when we arrived. Close to all activities.

Thank Peter F
Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

Their website and the TripAdvisor blurb hypes it up beyond actuality. The room was old, very basic and short on style. The bed was comfy as were the pillows. It was cold when we were there. No electric blankets meant we had to sleep with the heater on. It definitely suited our need for an overnight bed on the way...

Reviewed 18 January 2016

We stayed in a small unit , which we found very clean and comfy. We stayed just one night and this was perfect, for our needs. Although this is one of the older motels we found the beds were amazing and so comfy and warm, It was lovely to be able to hear the sea. I would recommend this place...

Thank Trish G
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

A quiet, calm oasis. Perfectly situated a nice distance from town and activities. Fabulous views and the shush of water rippling against the shore to lull you to sleep. Owners were lovely, low key and helpful. A wonderful sense of humor but not in the least intrusive. Accommodation was clean, beds wonderfully comfortable and well furnished for self catering. Highly...

Thank Beth H
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 January 2016

We stayed here for two nights and until a car was parked across the front of our unit, the view was beautiful. It is public parking though so there is nothing can be done about it and it was only for one of the nights. The 2 bedroom unit was spacious and, other than there being no lock on the...

Thank lcj1031
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 December 2015

A huge twin room that was clean and quiet. Just the width of the quiet road to the sea and a pleasant stroll to the main town centre with its bars & restaurants. It was a very welcome touch to be offered milk on arrival and the wifi worked well, which is not a given in NZ! The owners gave...

Thank Happy1811027

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Seaview Motel ...If you want an enjoyable and memorable experience,thenthis is the place to stay.Sitated on the seafront only metres to the seashore on the Kaikoura Esplanade.With uninterrupted views of mountains and seaviews from 4 of our prime units,easy walking distance to shopping centre,bars & restaurants & Summer swimming pool.Your hosts Gordon & Donna,provide spotless and tidy accommodation,bookings for the many local activities(Whalewatching/Dolphin Encounters/Golf/Seal Encounters/Hiking Trails/Fishing Charters/you name it,we'll book it for you...Summer guest BBQ area,bring along your BBQ food and refreshments,...Or simply kick back in your unit or on the beach,and listen to the sound of the sea lapping away,and enjoy your glass of wine and just RELAX....We look forward to seeing you soon... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Seaview Motel

Address: 164 Esplanade, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: $85 - $139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Seaview Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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“ask for front rooms if you want seaview but will pay extra”
jumar0, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“ask for seaview”
YvonneK874, 24 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The 2 bedroom / 1 bathroom unit #17 is nice!”
AZfreebirds, 9 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The 2 bedroom apartment overlooks the ocean.”
peterfX4901MK, 1 Feb 2016 | Read review
“We had unit 5 and found it very quiet and we slept well”
449trishg, 17 Jan 2016 | Read review
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