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Brook House B&B & Cottages

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Armstrong, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Like other B&Bs, it was comfortable and basic. Hostess was friendly, chatty and accommodating. She showed us the eels in the brook out back. Great base to explore the area if you don't mind walking across the hall to go to the bathroom.

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Thank Ken M
Louis201, Owner at Brook House B&B & Cottages, responded to this review

Hi I'm glad you enjoyed your stay. We do have ensuite rooms available but all my rooms are different and I price them differently. You booked Room 1 which opens onto the balcony and has a lovely view of the mountains. I assumed that was more important to you than a short walk to the bathroom, I really don't know...

Meise, Belgium
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a stay for one night at this B&B. Judy, the house owner, is really friendly and she tells you all about the good places in Kaikoura to visit and the restaurants. Judy works at the Whale Watching, and if you don't have a reservation for it, she can get you on the waiting list if needed. The room...

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Cornwall
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Arrived after a marathon drive and was pleased to be welcomed so warmly and shown to our room so we could relax straightaway. The hosts are really friendly along with the pets which our daughter loved! They were also happy for us to eat our takeaway fish and chips tea at their dining table and we had a lovely nights...

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Louis201, Owner at Brook House B&B & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. Charlie loved playing ball with your daughter. Kind regards Judy Brook House B&B

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Wanted to stay to support local feel it was a tad overpriced for what it was . However it was clean and comfy , in fact it seemed more like a boarding flat , come and go meet people yada ya ya. Maybe I'd stay here again I guess I'd be comparing other bnbs first .

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Falkirk District, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Booked Brook House before the earthquake so was not sure how it would be. Some parts off the town suffered severe damage but Brook House seems fine now. We stayed for one night and had an en-suite room with a communal balcony overlooking the mountains. The B&B is a very laid back place. Judy the host works so all the...

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Louis201, Owner at Brook House B&B & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review your stay with us. Brook House suffered only some cosmetic damage during the earthquake and our insurance company have had an engineers report to confirm it is safe. Enjoy the rest of your time in NZ . Kind regards Judy Brook House B&B

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We booked for two nights, but only stayed for one, as on the second night, the earthquake happened. Despite the huge damage to basically everything in the b&b, Judy and her family were only focused on getting everyone out safely. Before the quake, I thought it was a lovely place, with a friendly cat and dog, and owners! The breakfast...

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Thank William M
Reviewed 2 February 2017

The room was on the ground floor so did not need to carry bags. The car is parked just outside the door. It was sort of a mini apartment. The bed was so comfortable. The shower was a bit small. We felt at home at breakfast time as you could help yourself to a wide variety of things. I appreciated...

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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We visited Kaikoura just for the night and stayed with Judy, Charlie the poodle and Henry the cat. Just like visiting friends, with open house in the spotless kitchen/dining room and a barbeque on the balcony if you want it. Our room was very nicely decorated, with a shared balcony with great views. I would recommend staying at Brook House...

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Thank DeeTa
Reviewed 27 October 2016

If you are looking for luxury expensive facilities go elsewhere. But it you want good clean down to earth digs with a friendly welcome you'll be Ok here. Its very much a shared home with the land Lady and dog in attendance, a big leather settee and a roaring wood stove. Help yourself to any amount of things on offer...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Room was comfortable with Wonderful views of the snow capped mountains from our rear balcony. Host was welcoming and plenty of goodies on offer for breakfast. Quiet location whilst not being too far from town centre.

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Louis201, Owner at Brook House B&B & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. I'm glad you enjoyed the view The seaward Kaikoura Mountains are a spectacular sight I the winter time.

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Judy and her 'team' - Charlie (the poodle) and Henry (the cat)- welcome you to their home - come and relax at Brook House. Enjoy kiwi hospitality, comfy beds and cosy rooms. Bed & Breakfast in the house but 2 self catering cottages are now also available. Snpectacular mountain views from a peaceful rural setting just off State Highway 1. All this is just 2 km from the town centre and Whale Watch. See you in Kaikoura! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Brook House B&B & Cottages

Address: 201 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: $85 - $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Brook House B&B & Cottages 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Grounfloor room as there is no lift to go upstairs.”
mariatL8033VO, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 2 has a nice ensuite with mountain views and a balcony.”
DeeTa, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Second storey rear room with suite.”
  • Sunrise on the mountains from the balcony.
RoyOz2016, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for own bathroom facilities as some shared”
karenh627, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms have better views”
245BobH, 23 Sep 2015 | Read review
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