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The Factory offers luxury accommodation in an historic building on the beachfront at Hapuku. Here, you can relax in peace and privacy with views of the ocean on one side and stunning snow-capped mountains on the other. Hapuku is less than 10 minutes drive from Kaikoura which is famous for its amazing marine wildlife. The Factory offers exclusive use of the guest wing and is perfect for couples, families or small groups of friends.
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Free Parking
Public Wifi
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Breakfast Available
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Blenheim Airport92 km
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent two days in this luxurious but cosy country house with amazing view to snow top mountains and to sea. All things are designed with very good taste and it´s really relaxing place.The Factory is hidden gem at country side. We were super happy...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Minna K
Response from Janet B, Owner at The FactoryResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. So glad you enjoyed your stay here. There is a tiny bit more snow on the mountains and the seas are now a lot calmer. Cheers Paul.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have never given 5 stars to any accommodation before . However from our host, Paul, to the design and comfort of this stunning B and B, the whole experience was impossible to fault. A beachside retreat, a luxurious setting and a memory to cherish

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Sellen8px
Response from Janet B, Owner at The FactoryResponded 3 weeks ago

Was so nice having you stay. Glad you got to see the Hector Dolphins at the beach. Hope you received the photos I sent you. And thanks for the kind comments. Cheers Paul

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My mum and I stayed here for only one night during our road-trip through NZ. It had been a bit of a whim to book it and thank goodness we did! What a wonderful place to stay. Paul, the host, is very kind and accommodating,...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank mollyjwf
Response from Janet B, Owner at The FactoryResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Molly for taking the time to write a review. We are so lucky to have the resident Hector Dolphins so close and it's so exciting to see the new baby leaping about. Yes we have a lot of people who come to The...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Host Paul who was very welcoming gave us a brief tour of the factory. Wonderful blend of historic building, modern industrial decor, plus luxury bedding and linen. Wonderful private setting with mountain views and a stone throw from the beach. A cooler day so the...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Metronel
Response from Janet B, Owner at The FactoryResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for all your kind comments. Am so glad you got to see our resident Hector Dolphins. And thank you for choosing to stay at The Factory to celebrate your 50th birthday. Cheers Paul

Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

We stayed here on a Saturday night - just for 1 night. The reception from Paul was amazing - very welcoming . We indulged immediately in a spa - complete with complimentary beer and chocolate. Then moved inside to relax with the occasional duck visiting...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank jillmcart
Response from Janet B, Owner at The FactoryResponded 3 October 2018

I'm so glad you got to see the local Hector Dolphins. We are so lucky to have them here most mornings. Thank you so much for your kind comments. All the very best Paul

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Susie E
27 September 2015|
Response from Janet B | Property representative |
There are 2 cats in the main house. They are not allowed anywhere near the guest wing and they know it. We have done that just for anybody with allergies. We have had lots stay who have been allergic to cats and we haven't... More
Room Tips
"Choose how long you'd like to stay...than add a day!"
13 Aug 2018
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"You have a choice of three when you book this accommodation (all three) great if you have friends or..."
14 Mar 2018
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"one suite only"
21 Mar 2017
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"All 3 rooms a beautiful"
20 Feb 2017
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US$327 - US$371 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
the factory hotel kaikoura
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionKaikoura
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