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    Anchor Inn Motel

    208 Esplanade | Cnr Margate Street, Kaikoura 7301, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent68%
    • Very good27%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Available
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Family Rooms
    Kitchenette
    Spa
    Wheelchair Access
    Laundry Service
    Self-Serve Laundry
    4.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 348 reviews

    Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

    Upon arriving in Kaikoura, looking for a place to stay we were lucky enough to get 2 nights here. Lyn was very helpful and friendly. Great rooms, fantastic views. Enjoyed the 2 nights here and would stay here again.

    2  Thank Penny C
    Reviewed 3 December 2016

    Lyn very helpful and good to us. The room was just lovely and had a view of the beach. It is nice that the motel is a bit outside of the chaos of the town, but there was still food within walking distance. Laundry was...More

    2  Thank Elizabeth Z
    Reviewed 1 December 2016

    The lovely, friendly Aussie proprietor created a very pleasing impression on our arrival. This motel is in an ideal location, just over the road from the beach and the views are stunning. Spacious, clean, well-appointed rooms and it's within walking distance of some good restaurants.

    2  Thank HMR2014
    Reviewed 27 November 2016

    We stayed two nights in an executive room in this fantastic motel which is owned and run by a friendly Aussie lady called Lyn and her husband. The room had everything, it was large, had a kitchen area, and a great bathroom with a jacuzzi...More

    3  Thank Derek P
    Reviewed 20 November 2016

    Having been to the Anchor Motel twice in recent years, let's spare a thought for the people of Kaikoura. Whichever way you approach the town it is a beautiful place to go to. My wife and I have driven from Picton and the SH is...More

    2  Thank DavidRW_13
    Response from anchorinnkaikoura, Owner at Anchor Inn MotelResponded 22 November 2016

    Thank you so much for your lovely email. We are all ok our little yellow castle by sea has taken a beating but we will be back bigger and better then ever. All our love Lyn & Paul xxx

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 125 - USD 255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 On the Beach Hotel in Kaikoura
    • #1 Romantic Hotel in Kaikoura
    • #1 Luxury Hotel in Kaikoura
    • #2 Family Hotel in Kaikoura
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 15
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • South Island >
    • Canterbury Region >
    • Kaikoura
    • Also Known As
    • Anchor Hotel Kaikoura ,
    • Anchor Motel Kaikoura
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    Traveller (88)
    Room & Suite (30)
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    Dining (1)
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    Questions & Answers
    Art67
    17 December 2016|
    AnswerShow all 3 answers
    Response from anchorinnkaikoura | Property representative |
    Our motel is opened again now. We Have our Garden View studios and our 1 bedroom only available. Kaikoura is back to being beautiful again
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    dawny212
    15 December 2016|
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    Response from anchorinnkaikoura | Property representative |
    Our why not café down town is beautiful. we are opened again woohoo
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    Room Tips
    "Don't stay in the Executive Suite ' cos its ours!!!"
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    "Room was next to busy road so quite noisy. only drapes at windows so anyone can see in when they are open."
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    "Sea facing"
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    "This was a MOTEL not Hotel, We were facing the sea which was road side but couldn't hear traffic just..."
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