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Sierra Beachfront Motel

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

I felt that we were made welcome on arrival, and were were shown to our room personally. Unfortunately, it did smell a little musty but either we got used to it or the place aired. It was a bit difficult to cook in the room but in the end we went out for fish and chips. However, it is quite...

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2016

I pushed my bags from the coach stop to the motel but had to carry them up the drive because of thick gravel. All rooms have panorama glass frontages with ceiling to floor net curtains. One's privacy may not be jeopardised but one remains uncomfortable as the only place to be fully out of view is in the wet room...

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Thank Chrisbeeoxford
Methven, null, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 January 2016

Booked through booking.com never used before but was quick and easy. I had thought that I'd paid for room before arrival but not so. Was a good room for myself and my Grandson. It was a very hot 2 days felt we could have been offered a fan.

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Thank Shirley F
Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Booked through Trivago and Expedia. Did not look at any other accommodation in Kaikoura as this was the most recommended in town. Room was of a good size and we had everything we needed for a one night stay. Host was lovely and was very welcoming. We all slept well and were ready to continue our travels the next day.

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Thank phil771
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 January 2016

We stayed at this motel for two days and were very unimpressed. The accommodation is too small for any reasonable comfort, with minimal storage space, breeze block walls painted brown and a minuscule toilet sink as the only washing facility. We would not recommend this property.

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Thank leo186356
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 27 December 2015

Booked through booking.com, no problem. On arrival found a note on the office window telling us which room we were in and that the key was in the door. OK, unusual bu not unwelcoming, nice that owners feel they can go out and run errands and still trust their incoming guests. We duly 'paid up' when the owners returned. Room...

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Thank R0bandLulu
New Zealand
Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

Well priced compated to the other motels in town.Friendly staff, the room had all we needed and was very clean and tidy. Bonus was the motel is straight across from the beach. Took us 5-10 mins to walk into town

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Thank snoopy2468
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 July 2015

Location good, but no proper sea view. Lady was incredibly nice and helpful on our arrival, nothing too much trouble , she even moved us to the room next door as our allocated room had an oudor. Wi-Fi Nightmare! But I was told 'Brad' could fix it. ! When I saw Brad the next day, (maybe because I interrupted his...

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Thank maggiebradshaw
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 June 2015 via mobile

We stayed for one night on our way up to Picton and this motel was perfect. It's location across from the beach and only a ten min walk down the Main Street to shops etc was convenient. The rooms are compact and relatively dated but very clean and well presented. The bathroom, however was very dated but, once again, very...

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1Thank Julie W
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 June 2015

We were booked in for two nights. On the first night we discovered our unit did not lock securely. We informed the owner to be told "this is Kaikoura not Auckland so you will be fine". None of the units has a sea view. The bedroom area is very small and the bathroom and toilet had an awful smell unless...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
13 Quiet ground floor studio and 2 large 2 bedroom units ,2 Access units. Photo is of the Newer Studio units we have 6 older units which are clean and comfortable. The other 7 units are approx 8 years old . We are along the Esplanade through the main town centre .away from the busy highway. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sierra Beachfront Motel

Address: 160 Esplanade, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: $98 - $153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sierra Beachfront Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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#7 On the Beach Hotel in Kaikoura
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“Studio straight ahead down the driveway offers a lovely sea view.”
Amylmck, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“the back rooms would be better because they are set back from the road and traffic”
926cm, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“End room very hot in summer months would be great in winter months.”
858shirleyf, 24 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The further from the road, the better”
R0bandLulu, 26 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Choose another hotel.”
673erine, 3 Nov 2014 | Read review
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