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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good38%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
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Free Parking
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Kitchenette
Breakfast included
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3 Star accommodation
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All reviewsroom was cleanstayed here for one nightpleasant walkthe managersself cateringacross the roadwhale watching tourwould stay here againfirst floorgordonmotelviewstownbedroomchristchurchapartmentkitchen
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Surprised at some recent reviews of this motel. Yes the décor is a little dated. Reminded me of beachside holidays in Australia in the 50's but the apartment was spacious and spotlessly clean with a fully stocked kitchen. There are a few cracks in the...More

Thank HollyFan
Reviewed 5 June 2018

My family and I had a grand South Islands vacation for a month last March-April. Of course one of the staple destination and experience you have to make in the South Islands is to have a close encounter with the famous Sperm whale in Kaikoura....More

Thank erichleinchen
Response from KaikouraSeaviews, Manager at Seaview MotelResponded 12 June 2018

Dear Sir I am responding on behalf the Seaview Motel as when you stayed we had not yet arrived to take over the management. We are very sorry you had a unpleasant experience with the staff at the time and can assure guests that we...More

Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Shabby shabby shabby. Dodgy home made conversion oh garage . Driveway cracked and mouldy parking awkward furnishings fit for the dump. Exposed nails outside in rusty tin add on. Top dollar asked for and sadly I booked ahead so had to pay $125 NZ... rip...More

Thank vangirl10
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

We stayed here for one night and it was a great little spot. Although it is old, it is really nice and well maintained. It has a bbq and camp kitchen on site with everything you need readily available. Opposite the foreshore with beautiful views....More

Thank Eliza K
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Please support this town after the huge earthquake. We got a nice converted garage/room with bathroom and kitchen. A lovely bed and a heater and a TV. The microwave door was temperamental as it fell off the bench in the earthquake! Helpful managers and a...More

Thank pauljilltaylor
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Amenities
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Beachfront
Free Parking
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Price range
US$84 - US$111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$84 - US$111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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"choose a better hotel if I were you but if there are no choice around you reserve the one in front of the..."
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