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    The Factory

    5 Hapuku Road, Kaikoura 7371, New Zealand
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    Reviewed 3 October 2016

    We came to Kaikoura with the kids to go whale watching and a few other things and stayed three days at The Factory. Janet and Paul are fantastic hosts and the property is brilliant. There was plenty of room for us and two kids (one...More

    Thank Stephen P
    Response from Janet B, Owner at The FactoryResponded 10 October 2016

    Thank you for your kind words. We are so glad you and your family had a great time here at The Factory; it's a lovely time of year with all the spring growth and the snow on the mountains. Hope the rest of your trip...More

    Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

    We had a wonderful stay at The Factory. The setting is fabulous and the hosts, Janet and Paul, are great. They have thought of all the necessary details which made our stay comfortable and enjoyable and nothing is too much for them - they even...More

    Thank Anna_M_012
    Response from Janet B, Owner at The FactoryResponded 10 October 2016

    Many thanks for taking the time to write such a lovely review for us. It's a shame the fish weren't biting for you - maybe next time! Hope the rest of your holiday went well.

    Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

    The Factory is a uniquely modeled gallery hotel located in a farm overlooking both the glacier mountains AND the ocean. Every detail is of exquisite taste including the beautiful ocean colored tea set, the red doors, modern cabinets, nice showers, very comfy beddings and bathrobe,...More

    Thank JinJinchen
    Response from Janet B, Owner at The FactoryResponded 1 October 2016

    Such a wonderful review, thank you so much, we are so glad you loved The Factory and glad we were able to help make part of your New Zealand trip special. Thank goodness we found your keys and I hope the rest of your trip...More

    Reviewed 4 September 2016

    We stayed for four nights and had the most wonderful time. The Factory is full of lovely touches to make you feel welcome and pampered. We had lots of adventures in Kaikoura - seeing whales, seal cubs, and walking up Mt Fyffe for spectacular views....More

    Thank Ellen C
    Response from Janet B, Owner at The FactoryResponded 1 October 2016

    Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a lovely review for us. We really enjoyed meeting you both and we are so glad that you were able to make the most of this amazing town we live in. Hopefully we will...More

    Reviewed 12 July 2016

    Not only is the accommodation first class (luxury fixtures/ fittings/ bedding), in an amazing setting (snow cap mountains on view from one side of the property and beach from the other), with amazing little luxuries (wood burner with plenty of fuel, huge blueray library, chocolates,...More

    Thank Elephanitis
    Response from Janet B, Owner at The FactoryResponded 14 July 2016

    Wow - thank you for this fabulous review - so good of you to take the time to do so. We really enjoying chatting with you guys and are so glad your little car got you safely back to the airport. See you next time!

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Room Service
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
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    • Hot Tub
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    • USD 297 - USD 361 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 3
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    • Kaikoura
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    Response from Janet B | Property representative |
    There are 2 cats in the main house. They are not allowed anywhere near the guest wing and they know it. We have done that just for anybody with allergies. We have had lots stay who have been allergic to cats and we haven't... More
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    "one suite only"
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