Overview of Sierra Beachfront Motel

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Free WiFi, wheelchair access
Free WiFi, wheelchair access

3.8/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Laundry

Explore the area

    Popular LocationKaikoura Museum2 min drive
    Popular LocationFyffe House2 min drive
    Popular LocationPeninsula Walkway4 min drive
    AirportKaikoura (KBZ)6 min drive
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  • Standard Room (Twin Room)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed
    More detailsStandard Room (Twin Room)
  • Standard Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Non Smoking, Kitchen (Large Unit)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 7
    • 1 Double Bed and 3 Single Beds
    More detailsStandard Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Non Smoking, Kitchen (Large Unit)
  • Standard Room (One Bedroom Unit)

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsStandard Room (One Bedroom Unit)
  • Studio, 1 King Bed

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsStudio, 1 King Bed

About this area


Located in Kaikoura, Sierra Beachfront 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 Mount Fyffe.
Visit our Kaikoura travel guide
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Kaikoura Beach - 11 min walk
  • Kaikoura Museum - 2 min drive
  • Fyffe House - 2 min drive
  • Peninsula Walkway - 4 min drive
  • Mount Fyffe - 15 min drive


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

About this property

Sierra Beachfront Motel

Beach hotel in Kaikoura with free parking
Guests at this beach hotel will appreciate convenient on-site amenities such as barbecue grills and a picnic area. All 13 rooms provide conveniences such as full-sized fridge/freezers and microwaves, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and LED TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include coffee/tea makers, hairdryers and showers.
Sierra Beachfront Motel offers 13 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Full-sized fridge/freezers and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include a shower.

This Kaikoura hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. LED televisions come with premium satellite channels.

Property amenities


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

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking

Family friendly

  • Full-sized fridge
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Picnic area


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


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Heating


  • Hairdryer
  • Shower


  • LED TV
  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Microwave
  • Fridge



Check-in from 2 PM - 8 PM


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 8 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

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

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

Sierra Beachfront Motel Kaikoura
Sierra Beachfront Motel
Sierra Beachfront Kaikoura
Sierra Beachfront
Sierra Beachfront Motel Hotel
Sierra Beachfront Motel Kaikoura
Sierra Beachfront Motel Hotel Kaikoura

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Sierra Beachfront Motel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Sierra Beachfront Motel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Sierra Beachfront Motel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Sierra Beachfront Motel pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Sierra Beachfront Motel?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Sierra Beachfront Motel?
Check-in is from 2 PM - 8 PM.
What time is check-out at Sierra Beachfront Motel?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is Sierra Beachfront Motel located?
With direct access to the beach, this Kaikoura hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Kaikoura Beach, Kaikoura Museum and Fyffe House. Peninsula Walkway is 1.7 mi (2.8 km) away.
5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Poor
1 - Terrible




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

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Sad face IconDisliked: Property conditions & facilities
An older motel, quite dated but clean. Shower ok but access to shower and toilet very cramped. Beds comfortable but no reading light over single bed. Kitchen clean and adequate.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

3/5 Okay

Travelled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Sad face IconDisliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very basic and quite shabby accommodation but seemed clean. Cheap and not so cheerful!
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

3/5 Okay

It was winter but room very cold despite one small heater on full time. Second fan heater did not work
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very welcoming, great location, clean and had everything we needed. Thanks
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
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Very convenient for the albatros tour. Staff very friendly and helpful
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020