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Kent, Washington
Reviewed 13 March 2016

We stayed here 3 nights. Their name says motel but these are truly self-contained units: no walls to share, which was really nice. It is a lovely place: clean, well furnished, and spacious. There is a porch to sit and watch the mountains and the gorgeous sunsets. The gardens are wonderful - we even had our own private lawn. There...

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Bedford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2016

We had a brilliant stay in a lovely little cottage. We had cottage number 6 and it was totally private, we had our own little garden from which we could see no other cottage - just the view of the mountains and the horses in the adjoining field. It was so quiet we were unaware of any other people. Raewyn...

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Scotland
Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed two nights in these cabins. They were very cozy as advised in other reviews. This was particularly welcome since we had cool and drizzly weather when we were there. The cottages are clean, spacious and with the basics available if you want to cook in, remembering that spicy or smelly cooking is NOT allowed. Laundry facilities and iron...

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Bangkok
Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

The cabin was clean, spacious, and downright lovely. Although it was a bit out from town center, it was very near new world supermarket and that made the place very convenient. One of the host, Dell, was very nice to us and I totally appreciated his hospitality and kindness. There's also a laundry facility, which was great. Highly recommend this...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 February 2016

We stayed at the cottages about 12 yrs ago, so along time between stays. Its just as good as we remember. Space wise its just great to have a whole cottage with plenty of room inside. The layout is sensible with a seperate bedroom for the kids (brilliant for a family but having an extra room if you're a couple...

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1Thank arj66
Queanbeyan, Australia
Reviewed 28 January 2016

What a great place to stay. Only eight units so the service is personal and each unit is immaculately turned out. With a well equipped kitchen and staggeringly beautiful views our only issue was that we couldn't stay longer.

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1Thank Mike T
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely two night stay at Kaikoura Cottages. The cottages are set a little out of town but are quiet and peaceful. Travelling with two kids, it was nice to be set a little bit apart from the other rooms. The motels have an awesome playground with a flying fox. The owners are very warm and friendly and...

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1Thank tarynandcraig
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 11 January 2016

A perfect stay. We stayed in 10 sets of accommodation on this NZ holiday and this place was the best all round. The cottages and furnishings are very clean and new, the free unlimited wifi and shelves of up to date dvds in the office to borrow free kept my teenagers so happy during sight seeing downtime so that we...

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2Thank kernowkanga
Birmingham
Reviewed 9 January 2016

The cottages are beautifully kept and the owners are friendly and helpful. There is a good children's play area. The cottages are situated on the outskirts of beautiful Kaikoura and there is a fine sandy beach a short walk away. I would happily return here myself and would gladly recommend this place to friends and family.

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Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

A very cozy cottage and great family motel run by friendly staff. Cottage had twin beds in separate room for kids, and master bedroom in an open plan with the lounge. Beautiful gardens and kids loved the playground with the flying fox. It was a great expereince and highly recommended!

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Kaikoura Cottage Motels

Address: Corner Old Beach Road | Mill Road and State Highway 1, Kaikoura 7371, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: $151 - $194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kaikoura Cottage Motels 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“I occupied room 2. Only disadvantage is it backs onto main highway so can get the heavy traffic noise. Any cottage ie 4-6 may be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles SelwynD, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms near 7 might be better”
  • Sitting on front verandah view room 2
 of 5 bubbles ozdrifter, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All Cottagers are Wonderful!”
 of 5 bubbles Lalaric, 5 May 2016 | Read review
“Cottages 7 and 8 were closest to the mountains but all cottages would have been good”
 of 5 bubbles Elsie1987, 23 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All the cottages have views of the mountains to the west.”
 of 5 bubbles AerosolDoc, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
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