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Bay Cottages Motel

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Overview
29a South Bay Parade, Kaikoura 7300 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Multilingual Staff
Wheelchair Access
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 26 April 2016

This accommodation is sited in South Bay just over the hill from the Main Town centre. The managers are friendly and pleasant. The rooms are spacious and have the most comfortable bed I have ever stayed in. The name Bay Cottages reflects that they are...More

1  Thank arr0w123
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Stayed here a second time because we love the place, both South Bay and the motel or cottages. Fortunately the weather was perfect with lovely sunsets. The cottage we stayed in looked straight down to the sea. It was very comfortable with everything we needed...More

1  Thank Peter C
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Large room, clean, full kitchen facilities, great bed, good shower. Away from the touristy downtown. Just steps from the beach. Well, maybe 300 and across the street, but it is close. However, walking to town is a LONG walk, but doable for a great lunch.....More

1  Thank compost4all
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

I have always found Kaikoura to be too touristy and overrun with backpackers and tacky souvenir shops. But South Bay is a little gem over the hill and Bay Cottages is excellent budget priced accommodation here. Clean and modern with all you need for a...More

1  Thank jim_s47
Reviewed 1 January 2016

It's a shame this accommodation can't be booked online and that you have to call or email for a reservation. That said, Graeme was very prompt to reply to our emails. When I made the reservation, in Feb '15, the rate was $110 a night...More

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About
Description
We are a small motel consisting of 5 cottages, mainly suitable for couples. We are located right at the Pacific Ocean away from the hustle and bustle of the township (5 mins away by car). You will experience More peace and quiet, enjoy the birdsong when you wake up and the sound of the waves of the ocean. Ideal starting point for many walks and cycle tracks (bicycles available). Come and check us out. We are sure you are going to enjoy your stay with us. Free Wi-Fi. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Beachfront
Golf Course
Microwave
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
USD 83 - USD 137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
USD 83 - USD 137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
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"Ask for cottage no 5, so you can have the view!"
DikjeP
1 Feb. 2018
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"Unit 6 at the back"
spicetraveller
10 Dec. 2016
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"We love cottage number 5"
Valehypnotherapy
17 Nov. 2016
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"The rooms are behind the main house so the views are limited but if you get the unit that faces down the..."
arr0w123
25 Apr. 2016
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