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Nikau Lodge

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“wine and beer”(8 reviews)
“hot tub”(19 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Accessible rooms
Self-Serve Laundry
4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 16 April 2016

A wonderful welcome to this small 6 room B&B with the best breakfast of a whole month trip. The view is stupendous over the pacific. Rooms comfortable, welcoming hosts, can walk into town. Only minimal drawback is occasional heavy artic on the hill nearby (this...More

Thank Norman D
Response from NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau LodgeResponded 1 May 2016

Thanks so much. Best breakfast... we do love cooking.

Reviewed 13 April 2016

We stayed for two nights. Breakfast was very good and the hosts were friendly and helpful. They were even kind enough to drive us to the start of the Kaikoura Peninsula Walkway in South Bay. The walls are quite thin and we could hear guests...More

Thank Brian S
Response from NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau LodgeResponded 1 May 2016

We are very happy you enjoyed our views and our central location. We like our decor to match the style of our house and redecorate every off season.

Reviewed 13 April 2016

We were blown away by this lovely little Bed and Breakfast and in particular with the view from the Whale Room and with the warm welcome by Quentin when we arrived late in the afternoon after a long day of flying from Brisbane then driving...More

Thank Heather H
Response from NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau LodgeResponded 1 May 2016

Thanks so much for your fantastic review and high recommendations!

Reviewed 3 April 2016

We stayed for two nights during which we did a whale watching trip. The whale watch centre is around a 15 minute walk away. Breakfast was very good and the hosts were friendly. The walls are quite thin and we could hear guests in the...More

Thank Snapper440
Response from NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau LodgeResponded 1 May 2016

We are happy you found Nikau Lodge a convenient location. Most of our guests really enjoy being able to walk into town and to Whale Watch or Dolphin Encounter.

Reviewed 28 March 2016

We stayed here for one night in order to go whale watching but our trip was cancelled due to bad weather. Our room was fine, the bed was comfortable and the breakfast was excellent. Centre of town for restaurants etc is just down hill past...More

Thank GuidoBrunetti
Response from NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau LodgeResponded 1 May 2016

Thanks very much for your review. We are glad you enjoyed Jack's "songs".

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Room Service
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room Service
Self-Serve Laundry
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USD 195 - USD 233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Price range
USD 195 - USD 233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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"If traffic noise is an issue for you request a room furthest away from the road."
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"Whale room has beautiful views"
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