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16 Avoca Street, Kaikoura 7300 New Zealand
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#7 of 19 in Kaikoura

Looking for a place to stay in Kaikoura? Then look no further than Admiral Court Motel, a family-friendly motel that brings the best of Kaikoura to your doorstep.

Guest rooms offer amenities such as a refrigerator, a kitchenette, and a seating area, and guests can go online with free wifi offered by the motel.

Admiral Court Motel features baggage storage, a picnic area, and outdoor furniture, to help make your stay more enjoyable. The property also boasts barbeque facilities. If you are driving to Admiral Court Motel, free parking is available.

Given the close proximity to Ohau Point Seal Colony (1.4 mi), guests of Admiral Court Motel can easily experience one of Kaikoura's most popular landmarks.

During your visit, be sure to check out one of Kaikoura's popular lobster restaurants such as Kaikoura Seafood BBQ, Green Dolphin Restaurant & Bar, and Lobster Inn Motor Lodge, all a short distance from Admiral Court Motel.

Should time allow, The Point Sheep Shearing Show and Fyffe House are some popular attractions that are within walking distance.

We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Admiral Court Motel as you experience everything Kaikoura has to offer.

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast in the room
Golf course
Books, DVDs, music for children
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport transportation
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
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Seating area
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
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Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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268craigd wrote a review Mar 2022
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The room and location was actually really nice. Lovely outlook and quiet area. However our unit (number 9) was directly underneath the living quarters of the owners/operators. There were signs everywhere telling us what type of parties were not allowed the irony being that we were kept away ourselves but what was happening upstairs. We have been on the road for a month touring and working every night and sleep is paramount. Despite the lovely room none of us got a good sleep. They were up late talking and all walking above could be heard loudly in our rooms. Then they were making noise from 7:45 am and we were all woken early. Terrible sleep. Lovely spot but either sound proof it, don’t make noise when people are in it or don’t rent it out. Disappointed and fatigued as a result of staying here. Sure the other rooms are great.
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Travelled
Room Tip: Don’t stay in unit 9
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dorothy b wrote a review Sep 2021
Nelson, New Zealand54 contributions12 helpful votes
I'm disabled and the disabled unit was perfect for me. It had everything I needed. Comfortable bed and lovely to wake up to the mountain/sea view. Friendly owner. Virtually next door to the Pier hotel for drinks and meals.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled
Talia wrote a review Jan 2021
Auckland, New Zealand34 contributions32 helpful votes
We paid an extra $25 to upgrade to a sea view room. It was lovely to sit on the balcony and look out at the sea. The room was very clean, tidy and well appointed. We only stayed for a night to whale watching the next day. It was lovely to get to stay here and I could have happily stayed another night.
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Date of stay: January 2021
Room Tip: Sea view room
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Fiona S wrote a review Nov 2020
Auckland, New Zealand68 contributions10 helpful votes
We are travelling around NZ and arrived in Kaikoura without a booking and referred to Admiral Court Motel from another motel. We booked in and stayed two nights. Lucky us, views of snow capped mountains, super clean, massive TV, short walk to waterfront and restaurant. Really friendly and hospitable owners. Couldn't ask for more. Will definitely use again and happy to recommend.
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Travelled
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60stravellers2014 wrote a review Nov 2020
Tauranga, New Zealand394 contributions121 helpful votes
We stayed at the Admiral Court Motel as it was not in the busy downtown area. The place was top notch. We had a great room with a deck that looked out to the water & the mountain range in the distance (they had snow on them the next morning-no wonder it was a nippy night). The owners were friendly, the room was clean & had everything in that we required. We would certainly recommend.
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Date of stay: October 2020
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US$84 - US$90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Admiral Court Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Admiral Court Motel?
Nearby attractions include Kaikoura Peninsula Walkway (2.1 km), Ohau Point Seal Colony (2.2 km), and Peninsula Seal Colony (1.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Admiral Court Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and airport transportation.
Which room amenities are available at Admiral Court Motel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Admiral Court Motel?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Admiral Court Motel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Admiral Court Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Black Rabbit Pizza, Zephyr Restaurant, and Kaikoura Indian Restaurant&Cafe.
Does Admiral Court Motel have airport transportation?
Yes, Admiral Court Motel offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are there any historical sites close to Admiral Court Motel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Fyffe House (0.4 km).
Is Admiral Court Motel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.