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Barnacle Bills

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Flat-screen TV, DVD player
Blackout curtains, free WiFi, bed sheets
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Blackout curtains, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Barnacle Bills

Entire home

Barnacle Bills

3.5 out of 5

4.8/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry
  • Barbecue grill

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Professionally cleaned
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
86 Scarborough Street, Kaikoura, Canterbury, 7300

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationKaikoura Beach17 min walk
  • Popular LocationKaikoura Museum2 min drive
  • Popular LocationFyffe House5 min drive
  • AirportKaikoura (KBZ)5 min drive

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  • 100 sq m
  • Studio
  • Mountain view
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 Queen Bed and 5 Single Beds


No guest room rating
  • 60 sq m
  • 2 bedrooms
  • Partial sea view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Queen Bed and 2 Single Beds

About this area


Barnacle Bills is located in Kaikoura. Peninsula Walkway and Ohau Waterfall Walk and Seal Pups are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Kaikoura Beach and Seaward Kaikoura Range.

What's nearby

  • Kaikoura Beach - 17 min walk
  • Kaikoura Museum - 2 min drive
  • Fyffe House - 5 min drive
  • Peninsula Walkway - 6 min drive
  • Mount Fyffe - 18 min drive

Getting around

  • Christchurch International Airport (CHC) - 134 min drive


  • The Craypot - 19 min walk
  • Why Not Cafe - 20 min walk
  • Kaikoura Bakery - 3 min drive
  • Cods and Crayfish - 3 min drive
  • Kaikoura Food Company - 3 min drive

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Barnacle Bills

3.5-star cottage in Kaikoura with free parking
Along with laundry facilities, this cottage has barbecues and free self-parking. WiFi in public areas is free. All 2 cottages feature kitchens with fridges, ovens, hobs and microwaves. For a bit of entertainment, flat-screen TVs come with DVD players, and guests will also find in-room free WiFi and fans.
Barnacle Bills offers 2 forms of accommodation with DVD players and a hairdryer. Accommodation at this 3.5-star cottage has kitchens with full-sized fridge/freezers, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. Bathrooms include a shower and complimentary toiletries.

This Kaikoura cottage provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Additionally, rooms include fans and blackout curtains.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Property is professionally cleaned
Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transport

  • Free self-parking on site


  • Fridge (full size)
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Toaster
  • Electric kettle


  • Bed sheets provided


  • Shower
  • Toilet paper
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels provided
  • Free toiletries
  • Soap
  • Shampoo


  • 30-inch flat-screen TV
  • DVD player

Outdoor areas

  • Barbecue


  • Laundry facilities


  • Heating
  • Fan


  • No pets allowed


  • Designated smoking areas

Services and conveniences

  • Luggage storage
  • Blackout curtains

Safety features

  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke detector


  • 2 rooms

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Check-in from 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
If you are planning to arrive after 7:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

Barnacle Bills Cottage
Barnacle Bills Kaikoura
Barnacle Bills Cottage Kaikoura

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 4 out of 5 reviews
5 - Excellent 80%
Rating 4 - Good. 1 out of 5 reviews
4 - Good 20%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 5 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 5 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 5 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Amazing place to stay if you go to Kaikoura with a beautiful view of the ocean from the kitchen window. Everything was perfect. Thank you!! We will come back
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The cottage was well equipped with everything you needed including towels and linen. Everything was spotless clean. There was sufficient heating and beds had electric blankets. We enjoyed sitting on the verandah with seaviews. Veronika was very friendly and helpful and we were able to purchase some fresh eggs from their own choocks.
Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
The owner is very friendly and helpful and has had ownership of the property for about a year. This business has been running previous to this for many years and could really do with updating. The furnishings are looking old and worn. Given the nightly rate we would expect at a minimum a TV with some form of viewing choice such as Netflix or Neon or at the least TV on demand. There is only freeview tv and a dvd player with a selection of very old dvds available at the office. There is no mention of this on the website but it does state that you get free wifi, isn't that a given these days? The heating is also old and consists of two low wall mounted heaters one of which is on a two hour timer. This means you have to turn it back on every two hours. The other heater was noisy. Kaikoura is cold in the winter so you should be able to have as much heating on as you like. There is no heating in the bathroom and this room was very cold. There are lots of little things that could be done to make the property more appealing such as a good spring clean, remove cobwebs from ceilings and sweep under the doormats that looked like they had never been moved and were full of leaves. Back doormat was green with moss and very wet. The garden also looked neglected and some of the shrubs are now blocking the view. Over all the stay was ok but we would not stay there again and think the prices are too high for the amenities provided.
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, room comfort
Covenient and spacious
A great convenient and comfortable place to stay. Heaps of room.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020