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10 Best Hotels in Kaikoura

Kaikoura Waterfront Apartments
3 out of 5
126 Esplanade, Kaikoura, Canterbury
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$150 per night
1.15 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (27 reviews)

"Lovely clean property with an excellent sunrise if you are up early enough to enjoy"…"

Reviewed on 4 Aug. 2020

Kaikoura Waterfront Apartments
The White Morph - Heritage Collection
4 out of 5
92-94 The Esplanade, Kaikoura
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$150 per night
1.51 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (403 reviews)

"Great service for people arriving late at night. It was easy to get into the room with everything all set up"…"

Reviewed on 24 Feb. 2020

The White Morph - Heritage Collection
Mondello Kaikoura
3 out of 5
29 Beach Rd, Kaikoura, Canterbury
Free cancellation
The price is NZ$124 per night
0.4 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (80 reviews)

"We were happy with our brief stay. The room was well presented and the view in the morning was great. Parking was a little tight with a bigger vehicle but it was not a major concern at all."…"

Reviewed on 26 Jul. 2020

Mondello Kaikoura
Alpine-pacific Holiday Park
3 out of 5
69 Beach Road, Kaikoura
The price is NZ$74 per night
0.81 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (248 reviews)

"We stayed in a 2 bedroom unit and it was warm, modern and clean. The room was well equipped with everything we needed like a jug, toaster, refrigerator and full cooking facilities. The location was fine, not too far from the town centre. The bathroom was modern and clean, great shower pressure! The ..."…"

Reviewed on 7 Jul. 2020

Alpine-pacific Holiday Park
Kaikoura Quality Suites
4 out of 5
154 Beach Road, Kaikoura
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$148 per night
1.66 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (92 reviews)

"Rooms were clean & warm. Walking distance to supermarket & pub. Barbeque area was great to all get together, as we were a group of 8."…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar. 2020

Kaikoura Quality Suites
Alpine View Motel
3 out of 5
146 Beach Road, Kaikoura
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$125 per night
1.6 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (347 reviews)

"The location was perfect, close to the sea and views of the mountain ranges. The unit was nicely appointed with a comfortable bed and everything was lovely and clean."…"

Reviewed on 10 Apr. 2020

Alpine View Motel
Kaikoura TOP 10 Holiday Park
3 out of 5
34 Beach Rd, Kaikoura
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$86 per night
0.45 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (227 reviews)

"Well equipped family cabin with central shared facilities."…"

Reviewed on 27 Feb. 2020

Kaikoura TOP 10 Holiday Park
Kaikoura Boutique Hotel
4.5 out of 5
146 Esplanade, Kaikoura, Canterbury
The price is NZ$144 per night
1.28 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (198 reviews)

"The accommodation was exactly as advertised, with amazing views of the ocean."…"

Reviewed on 1 Jul. 2020

Kaikoura Boutique Hotel
Blue Seas Motels Kaikoura
3.5 out of 5
222 Esplanade, Kaikoura
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$89 per night
1.82 km from city centre
3.9/5Good! (246 reviews)

"Very basic and dated but the room was clean and the property in a beach side location. It did the job for a night"…"

Reviewed on 7 Mar. 2020

Blue Seas Motels Kaikoura
Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge
4.5 out of 5
18 Churchill Street, Kaikoura
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$150 per night
0.33 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (356 reviews)

"Overall the property and services were excellent. Enjoyed the stay"…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar. 2020

Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge
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Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Kaikoura?
Bendamere House Bed & Breakfast is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This 4-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Reviews from our site also recommend Admiral Court Motel and Kakatu Retreat as top choices for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Kaikoura, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel room reservations are fully refundable if you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your scheduled arrival. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might still have the option to cancel and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Enter dates and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to review the best deals in Kaikoura.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Kaikoura?
Based on reviews, Mediterranean Motel Kaikoura is a popular 2.5-star property for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other options for your budget-friendly stay include Alpine View Motel and Seaview Motel.
What's the best accommodation option for families in Kaikoura?
Kaikoura TOP 10 Holiday Park is a top 3-star property on Expedia for families, and features a children’s pool and free parking. Other choices for your child-friendly holiday include Bella Vista Motel Kaikoura and Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge.
What's the best accommodation for a romantic holiday to Kaikoura?
The Factory is a favourite 4-star cottage for couples, and features private hot tubs and a hot tub. Other good choices for your romantic getaway include Nikau Lodge and The Point Bed & Breakfast.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation option in Kaikoura?
Dylans Country Cottages is a top cottage for people travelling with their pets, and offers laundry facilities and in-room kitchenettes for its human guests. Mediterranean Motel Kaikoura is another good option for you and your pet.
What's the best place to stay to stay near the beach in Kaikoura?
Blue Seas Motels Kaikoura is a top 3.5-star beach aparthotel with free parking and in-room kitchenettes. Other good options to stay near the beach include Alpine View Motel and The White Morph - Heritage Collection. Spend a relaxing afternoon at Kaikoura Beach during your stay.
What's the best luxury accommodation option in Kaikoura?
The Factory is a 4-star cottage with in-room kitchens and a terrace, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay. Kaikoura Boutique Hotel and The White Morph - Heritage Collection are two other upscale options for your stay.
What's the best boutique hotel in Kaikoura?
Kaikoura Boutique Hotel is a favourite 4.5-star hotel with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features a bar and free parking.
What are some accommodations with pools in Kaikoura?
Dusky Lodge & Backpackers is a top property with a seasonal outdoor pool, a full-service spa and free WiFi. A couple of other options that feature an on-site pool include Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge and Kaikoura TOP 10 Holiday Park.

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