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Panorama Motel

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266 Esplanade, Kaikoura 7300 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Wheelchair Access
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All reviews seal colony lockwood style great view from room upstairs room pier hotel the kitchen snowy mountains quiet road no air conditioning across the road minute walk small balcony very pleasant stay stayed here for two nights town centre spectacular views cooking facilities
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A little dated but very clean and tidy. Nice and quiet end of the town but not far from the centre either. Nice walks round to the seal colony. Town itself was starting to get busy. The best resteraunts were booked out so you need...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank grahammacpherson001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved it! New kitchen and bathroom, comfortable beds, and the best possible view of the water and the mountains. 5 mins walk up to the best food at the Pier hotel. Seals swimming past in the ocean. Very relaxing, very functional, very clean. Highly...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank lorria2013
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Pros: Gorgeous view Very clean Friendly helpful staff Pet friendly Spacious lounge area Nice walk to pub/restaurant Cons: No soundproofing - you can hear EVERYTHING - especially if you’re downstairs and a herd of elephants have checked in above you - very little sleep :(...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Michalo416
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

I spent Two very relaxing days in the Panorama Hotel with spectacular views of the snowy mountains flowing down to the beautiful blue ocean and coastal areas. I would highly recommend this place too anyone traveling to kaikoura. The rates are very reasonable the staff...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank aaronn1205
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Wonderful setting and very comfortable with natural timber decor makes for a cosy ambience. Wake up to spectacular mountain scenery across the bay - quiet road but easy access to all amenities. Add to that, wonderfully turned out - clean and tidy - even the...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Wheelchair Access
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Price range
US$104 - US$139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Price range
US$104 - US$139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Traveller (79)
Room & Suite (32)
Dining (2)
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14 December 2017|
Response from Schoey25 | Reviewed this property |
The Whale watch office is at the Kaikoura Railway Stn approx. 2.8km to the north of the Panorama Motel. Think you have to check into the Whale Watch office before your tour starts and they run a transfer bus from there to... More
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"Upstairs rooms were reasonably spacious, quiet. The place is dated but clean and tidy."
4 days ago
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"Upstairs rooms."
21 Jul 2018
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"All on ground level overlooking bay"
1 May 2018
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"Seemed like all rooms had good views but the top floors ones would have been better."
15 Oct 2017
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