Willowbank Motel

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Iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of Willowbank Motel

Willowbank Motel

2.5 star property

3.7/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Laundry
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • 24/7 front desk
183 Beach Road, Kaikoura, 7300

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationKaikoura Beach16 min walk
  • Popular LocationKaikoura Museum3 min drive
  • Popular LocationFyffe House7 min drive
  • AirportKaikoura (KBZ)9 min drive

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About this area


Located in Kaikoura, Willowbank 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 Ohau Point Lookout.

What's nearby

  • Kaikoura Beach - 16 min walk
  • Kaikoura Museum - 3 min drive
  • Fyffe House - 7 min drive
  • Peninsula Walkway - 8 min drive
  • Ohau Point Lookout - 19 min drive

Getting around

  • Christchurch International Airport (CHC) - 138 min drive


  • The Top Shop - 8 min walk
  • Kaikoura Food Company - 13 min walk
  • Cods and Crayfish - 14 min walk
  • Kaikoura Bakery - 15 min walk
  • Continental Seafood - 18 min walk

About this property

Willowbank Motel

Motel in Kaikoura with free parking
Along with laundry facilities, this smoke-free motel has a 24-hour front desk and tour/ticket assistance. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include barbecues. All 12 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and coffee makers, plus free WiFi and TVs. Guests will also find room service, hairdryers and phones.
Willowbank Motel offers 12 forms of accommodation with a hairdryer and an iron/ironing board. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Fridges and coffee/tea makers are provided. Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi, Wired Internet (NZD 5 (for 1 hours)

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Food and drink

  • Room service available

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Fridge

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English


  • BBQ grill(s)


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bathroom (partially open)
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower/bath combination


  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Fridge


  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone

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Check-in from 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
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.

  • Fee for wired Internet in public areas: NZD 5 (for 1 hours, rates may vary)

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 major 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

Willowbank Kaikoura
Willowbank Motel
Willowbank Motel Kaikoura
Willowbank Hotel Kaikoura
Willowbank Motel Motel
Willowbank Motel Kaikoura
Willowbank Motel Motel Kaikoura

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 25 out of 123 reviews
5 - Excellent 20%
Rating 4 - Good. 54 out of 123 reviews
4 - Good 44%
Rating 3 - Okay. 30 out of 123 reviews
3 - Okay 24%
Rating 2 - Poor. 9 out of 123 reviews
2 - Poor 7%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 5 out of 123 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Just what I needed
Great stay great service
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great location on main road heading into town. Lovely service, very friendly and helpful. Big room and living areas and nice and clean
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Good value for money. Friendly and welcoming manager. Clean room. Oven top a bit slow to heat the pan
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
5 minute walk to beach
Friendly service, high levels of cleanliness and great little kitchenette. 5 minute walk to beach and around 20-30 minute walk into town centre. If you're a light sleeper, would recommend ear plugs as walls between units thin/not sound-proof. Not a fancy motel but had everything we needed for our stay.
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Very happy
Great place. Highly recommend. Tidy easy to access. Will stay here again
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2020