We decided to go all the way to Kaikoura for 3 nights after spending some days in the north island of NZ. We flew to Christchurch and there rented a car and drove to Kaikoura. We took the SH1 and, because of the earthquake last...More
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Our first visit to Kaikoura was definitely memorable for all the right reasons. We had concerns about damage done by the earthquake and road access etc. We took the inland e gs70 road from Christchurch to kaikoura which took about 3 hours. The coastal road...More
Thank you so much for your kind words. We are glad you had a great time despite the extra time it takes to get here. It was lovely to meet you all.
The Factory is a beautiful place to stay. Your hosts, Janet and Paul, are fantastic and go the extra mile in everything. they do. The accommodation is wonderful and spotlessly clean. Position is beautiful with the beach just across the road. Would definitely stay there...More
Thank you for this lovely review - we hope the rest of your trip is going well and we look forward to a return visit.
We stayed at the factory for two nights with a group of friends while touring in April. The accommodation was fantastic, the grounds amazing and the position with the beach on one side and mountains the other was beautiful. Janet and Paul were fabulous hosts...More
Our family of five spent two nights at the Factory and just loved it. Felt like home away from home. Very comfortable and beautifully decorated. Janet and Paul are great hosts. If we ever come back to New Zealand we'd definitely visit The Factory again!
Thank you so much - we are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Great to meet all your lovely family.