We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers: Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The Anchor Inn is a modern and stylish motel superbly situated on the Kaikoura waterfront with most rooms enjoying magnificent views of the Pacific Ocean and the stunning Kaikoura Ranges.Our award-winning motel offers a range of studios and family units which are spacious and...
All reviewsacross the roadsea viewspacious roompier hotelwhale watchingseal colonyearthquake damagelovely viewnew zealandquiet at nightsouth islandfriendly ownersa great place to stayfantastic locationshort drivestayed one nightgreat room
In a rush of blood to the head, made an impromptu visit to Kaikoura. Found this yellow castle on the beach and booked in for a night. Best thing I've done in ages. Immaculately clean room with high quality fittings and furnishings. View across the...More
This is a fantastic place to stay. Very friendly and welcoming owner Lyn. She was so lovely to deal with. She even booked us an awesome table at the Pier for dinner. The room we stayed in was number 3. It was a luxury studio...More
Thank Sharon M
Response from anchorinnkaikoura, Owner at Anchor Inn MotelResponded 2 days ago
Thank you for your great review.
We are so happy you loved our little yellow castle by the sea.
Look forward to your next visit thanks Lyn.
Pleasant location with lovely view over bay, ideally situated between peninsula seal colony and high street. Clean and spacious unit, compact kitchenette, effective heating and blackout curtains. The general feeling is one of adequacy and functionalism though, and the interior seems on the cusp of...More
Response from anchorinnkaikoura, Owner at Anchor Inn MotelResponded 2 weeks ago
Thank you for your review.
We still haven't been fully repaired from our earthquake.
All our bathroom are still on the list to be done.
We only reopen on the 11th of January 2018 from the 2016 earthquake then closed again April till May.
The room is comfortable and spacious. The kitchenette is well equipped. Good view of the ocean and playground across the road. The furniture and bathroom is out dated and very tired looking. Needs to be updated. We moved the couch to watch TV and it...More
A great spot across the road from the ocean, with a recent refurb ticks all the boxes.
Clean rooms with comfy beds and a decent kitchenette, a sparkling clean bathroom and wide opening doors for the sea breeze when the weather suits.
It didn’t for...More
Thank Sander D
Response from anchorinnkaikoura, Owner at Anchor Inn MotelResponded 6 June 2018