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Kaikoura Boutique Hotel

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This charming historic hotel on the Esplanade of Kaikoura's peninsula has amazing and uninterrupted views of the sea, mountains and dramatic sun rises. Your entire experience of the hotel is sure to delight from stunning contemporary interior design to the deliciously famous breakfast spread and what many say, NZ's best barista coffee. The hotel boasts the planet's most far-flung champagne bar, Phenix. Delightful spot to linger over bubbles and the spectacular view or for pre-dinner drinks. Open daily til sunset. Room rate include breakfast, wifi, parking and a memory you'll not soon forget.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
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Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
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Staff were friendly and helpful. Room was a decent size, clean and comfortable. Nice sea view. Our booking was for a room with balcony but on arrival were informed this was not the case (no explanation or recompense). Breakfast was fine, although for the price would have
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Don't misinterpret my heading. It is a lovely, well kept property; it has a history, at least the original building does. The chalets, in what was once a large garden, are rather modern. We had a most enjoyable stay, notwithstanding the lack of amenities one expects in an hotel,
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The hotel has a lovely position on the sea front. We stayed in one of the outside rooms , which was comfortable but rather small. Breakfast was acceptable. Staying in the hotel itself would probably be better.
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Situated on the esplanade just across the road from the sea . The hotel is clean and well run. Breakfasts were simple but adequate and filling. Ground floor rooms at the rear of the hotel were small but had everything you would need. The hotel is about 20 mins in either
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Located on the esplanade by the bay, this hotel offers rooms with a great view to Kaikoura beach. The room was great and service friendly. Breakfast was plentiful and good. Included in price. Staff was very helpful in giving advice on what to and were to go
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OMG! Just saw your question... We will reopen more glamorous than ever in October. Sorry we weren't able to accommodate you x
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Is breakfast included in the rates? Thank you
Hi there. A lovely Continental buffet breakfast is available during the summer months for an extra $19.50pp. Kind regards, Robyn.
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Is breakfast included in the rates? Thank you
Hi there. During summer a lovely continental buffet breakfast is included at an additional cost of $19.50. Kind regards, Robyn.
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Hi Sarah. I am so sorry, but we do not have the facilities to have three adults per room. All of our rooms just have the one bed, either a Queen or a King. In this case I would suggest 2 rooms, perhaps the smallest room, the Courtyard Standard would be suitable for your son? Kind regards, Robyn.
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"We stayed in a courtyard room - a lovely setting with seating outside the room, great place to relax."
"Loved the courtyard rooms"
"Make sure you are sure of what you ordered..to save yourself some dissatisfaction, particularly if using a Booking.com etc type sites."
"Ask for a room with an ocean view. It will cost a bit more but the view is amazing!"
"For the best view, book an upstairs room, but for a quieter stay away from the road book a courtyard room."
US$147 - US$268 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Maxtons On The Shore
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionKaikoura
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