Seaview Motel

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Flat-screen TV
Flat-screen TV
Free WiFi

Overview of Seaview Motel

Seaview Motel

3.0 star property

4.1/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Housekeeping
164 Esplanade, Kaikoura

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationKaikoura Beach11 min walk
  • Popular LocationKaikoura Museum2 min drive
  • Popular LocationFyffe House2 min drive
  • AirportKaikoura (KBZ)6 min drive

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About this area


Located in Kaikoura, Seaview Motel is near the beach. Travellers eager for a bit of culture can stop by Kaikoura Museum, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Kaikoura Beach and Seaward Kaikoura Range. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including whale watching.

What's nearby

  • Kaikoura Beach - 11 min walk
  • Kaikoura Museum - 2 min drive
  • Fyffe House - 2 min drive
  • Peninsula Walkway - 4 min drive
  • Kaikoura Golf Club - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • Christchurch International Airport (CHC) - 135 min drive


  • The White Morph Restaurant - 6 min walk
  • Pier Hotel Restaurant - 15 min walk
  • The Craypot - 15 min walk
  • Why Not Cafe - 16 min walk
  • The Whaler - 16 min walk

About this property

Seaview Motel

3-star motel
Seaview Motel provides a garden and more. Guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
Other perks include:
  • Free self-parking
  • Luggage storage, barbecues and smoke-free property
  • Guest reviews give good marks for the beach locale and helpful staff
Room features
All guest rooms at Seaview Motel include amenities, such as complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests reviews say good things about the size rooms at the property.
Other amenities include:
  • Bathrooms with showers and hairdryers
  • Microwaves and daily housekeeping



Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Family friendly

  • Microwave

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower


  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Microwave

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Check-in from 2:00 PM - 7:00 AM
Late check-in subject to availability
Late check-in fee for check-in between 7:00 PM and 9:00 PM (amount varies)


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 7 PM
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 7:00 AM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk


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

Optional extras

  • Late check-in fee for check-in between 7:00 PM and 9:00 PM (amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

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

Seaview Motel Kaikoura
Seaview Kaikoura
Seaview Motel Motel
Seaview Motel Kaikoura
Seaview Motel Motel Kaikoura

Frequently asked questions

Is Seaview Motel pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

How much is parking at Seaview Motel?

Self-parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at Seaview Motel?

Check-in is from 2:00 PM - 7:00 AM. Late check-in is available from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM for a fee (amount varies).

What time is check-out at Seaview Motel?

Checkout is at 10:00 AM.

Where is Seaview Motel located?

Situated in Kaikoura, this beach motel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Kaikoura Beach, Fyffe House and Kaikoura Museum. Peninsula Walkway and Kaikoura Golf Club are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Overall score and ratings


Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 71 out of 183 reviews
5 - Excellent 39%
Rating 4 - Good. 71 out of 183 reviews
4 - Good 39%
Rating 3 - Okay. 28 out of 183 reviews
3 - Okay 15%
Rating 2 - Poor. 11 out of 183 reviews
2 - Poor 6%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 183 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
great view
Just for one night, lovely view, very quite, very clean
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

2/5 Poor

Travelled with family
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Althou wotif confirmed our reservation Seaview advised no room available
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

3/5 Okay

Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
Old and tired. Bathroom shower very weak. Toilet was a dirty colour.
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020