Overview of Seaview Motel

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Flat-screen TV
Flat-screen TV
Free WiFi

4.1/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Housekeeping

Explore the area

    Popular LocationKaikoura Museum2 min drive
    Popular LocationFyffe House2 min drive
    Popular LocationPeninsula Walkway6 min drive
    AirportKaikoura (KBZ)6 min drive

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About this area


Located in Kaikoura, Seaview Motel is near the beach. 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. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including whale watching.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Kaikoura Beach - 11 min walk
  • Kaikoura Museum - 2 min drive
  • Fyffe House - 2 min drive
  • Peninsula Walkway - 6 min drive
  • Mount Fyffe - 15 min drive

Getting around

  • AirportChristchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.) - 135 min drive


  • Pier Hotel Restaurant - 15 min walk
  • Green Dolphin Restaurant and Bar - 15 min walk
  • The Craypot - 15 min walk
  • Why Not Cafe - 16 min walk
  • Groper Garage - 16 min walk

About this property

Seaview Motel

3-star motel near the beach
Along with a garden, this smoke-free motel has barbecues and free self-parking. WiFi in public areas is free. All 9 rooms provide complimentary wireless Internet access, microwaves and flat-screen TVs. Hairdryers and showers are also available to guests.
Seaview Motel offers 9 forms of accommodation with a hairdryer. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms.

Bathrooms include a shower. This Kaikoura motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Property amenities


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

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking

Family friendly

  • Microwave

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • English


  • 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
  • Shower


  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Microwave



Check-in from 2:00 PM - 7:00 AM
Late check-in subject to availability


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 7 PM
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
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

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

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • 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

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 is 1.7 mi (2.7 km) away.
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Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Happy face iconLiked: 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
Sad face IconDisliked: 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

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

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Was a lovely quiet unit, still some repairs being done in the unit, but didn't bother us :) Still slept well :)
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

2/5 Poor

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness
Sad face IconDisliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
Unit was clean and dry and beds ok But property was almost derelict and should be given to the SAS for urban guerrilla warfare training I am surprised that Expedia even lists it to its clients and thus be represented by such a place Maybe Expedia needs to inspect the property.?
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

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