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Mediterranean Motel Kaikoura

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Seneca, South Carolina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The owner is originally from Germany. She is very friendly and is an avid geocacher. It's a small hotel but in a great location just a short walk from the beach. This is on the north end of town and is still very convenient.

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Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

The owners are so friendly our 7m poodle cross puppy was made to feel like a member of the family. Our room had a blanket, water bowl and treat for her. Clean and comfortable facilities. Just a 5minute walk to a deserted beach. If you want a break away with your fur baby in Kaikoura, this is THE place to...

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VladkaKaikoura, Owner at Mediterranean Motel Kaikoura, responded to this review

Dear Sarah, it was lovely to have you here and your Jessy is a wonderful dog. Glad that you enjoyed your stay in Kaikoura. Nice regards Manu & Vladka

Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 2 February 2017

There are two super nice ladies Manuela and Vladka who are genuinely friendly, helpful. The location is a dream just across the street and you are on the beach. It is also spoken German, English even Czech which is not easy to find in New Zealand. Sincerely, we would return.

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VladkaKaikoura, Owner at Mediterranean Motel Kaikoura, responded to this review

Hello, thank you so much for your nice review. Hope you enjoyed your Kiakoura visit. Nice regards Manu & Vladka

Munich, Germany
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Average motel in New Zealand. The room was comfortable and clean, close to main road - very noisy. Need a car to reach the town center. I don't think there was alternative with better standard in this price range.

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VladkaKaikoura, Owner at Mediterranean Motel Kaikoura, responded to this review

Hello, I am just wondering, if our motel made such an average impression, that you remember it after a year and posting the review first now. Since Aug 2016 the Mediterranean Motel is under a new management, we renovated the rooms and guests outside area. Unfortunately Kaikoura was badly hit by the November earthquake, the roads are partly closed now...

Emsworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 January 2017

My wife and I were the first guests to book into the motel since the November earthquake. The present owners only purchased the hotel 2 weeks before the quake. Many people would have packed and gone home, not Vadka and Manu 2 young ladies from Europe. They gave a warm welcome and could not have been kinder. I wish them...

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VladkaKaikoura, Owner at Mediterranean Motel Kaikoura, responded to this review

Mike, thank you so much for your great review. It was lovely to have you here, it gave us hope and energy to continue with running the motel. We really appreciate your message to all tourist up there to come and visit Kaikoura, we are not defeated and we will make our lovely town even better as it was before...

Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This was absolutely lovely time. The motel is situated two-minutes walk from the seaside. Very friendly girls running the motel make this place your second home. Their very friendly and welcoming attitude gives you a feeling of an appreciated guest. They helped us with our trips planning and organization. We were also offered to choose the sunniest room. The rooms...

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Blenheim, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We stayed at the Mediterranean again recently with a large group and once again we could not fault the service or motel comfort. The beds are superb and the units supply everything you need for your stay. We will be back again.

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Singapore
Reviewed 19 May 2016

1. A quiet place despite just next to the main road. 2. Very helpful owners who had given us many advices on our trip. 3. Owner can help to set up BBQ pit in you need them. 4. Able to do simple cooking in the room. 5. Big and comfortable bed. 6. Room is big. Would recommend this place.

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New Zealand
Reviewed 11 March 2016

Our studio unit was small, but clean and comfortable. The lighting was very dim and made it difficult to read a book at night. On arrival the receptionist was quite abrupt and one of the first things we were told was not to cook fish in the unit - they have obviously had difficulty with odors in the past, but...

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Malaga, Spain
Reviewed 7 March 2016

The studio apartment was clean, the bed is comfortable, clean towels. etc., the lighting......low energy bulbs....are very dim at the outset but do improve in time. There is unlimited free Iinternet in the price, but there was not a strong signal in our studio. There are no laundry facilities. In our studio the hairdryer did not work but was immeditely...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Facing towards the magnificent Kaikoura Mountains our modern 4 star complex is the ideal stopover for your Kaikoura experience. Our 13 nonsmoking, double glazed self-contained units are tastefully decorated and provide the comforts required, while experiencing some of nature’s most exquisite adventures. Mediterranean Motel is also the first Geocaching motel in NZ offering Geocaching tours around the beautiful Kaikoura coast. The restaurants, town center and Kaikoura attractions are only 5 minutes’ drive away. Coming from the north, we are the first motel on the right, coming from the south, we are the last motel on the left. We look after our guests and your comfort, is our priority. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mediterranean Motel Kaikoura

Address: 239 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand (Formerly Comfort Inn Kaikoura Mediterranean)
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: $94 - $135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Mediterranean Motel Kaikoura 3.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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Also Known As:
Comfort Inn Kaikoura Mediterranean Hotel Kaikoura
Kaikoura Comfort Inn
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#4 On the Beach Hotel in Kaikoura
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“All rooms are excellent and have good facilities”
Mikeb0848, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“A room furtherest from the main road would probably be quieter”
I9611RZchrish, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The Super King bed in Room 10 - supportively firm without being too hard - and great for minimising any partner disturbance.”
Pauapooh, 11 Aug 2015 | Read review
“all their rooms seem to be of equal size/quality - a small amount of road noise.”
lewism114, 4 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Ask for room away from main road”
nevslife, 24 May 2015 | Read review
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