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Nailsworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Great location for access to town, patchwork shop and whale watching, not so good for noise from busy road with lots of trucks. Try and get a pitch away from road. Busy site and vans packed in like sardines.

Thank Gill W
Lynne N, Owner at Kaikoura Top 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Hi Gill Thanks for review As previously mentioned noise can be an issue for some quests Travelling in the peak period limits the number of larger sites available

South Australia, Australia
Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

One night; thank goodness! Small basic cabin with only a bed and nothing else. Communial kitchen is a joke with absolutely no crockery or cutlery. Lots of stove tops but no pots and pans to use. May just skip this place next time round.

Thank Edward S
Lynne N, Owner at Kaikoura Top 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Hi Edward Standard cabins do not have cooking facilities or equipment supplied A sign in the communal kitchen indicates that cooking equipment can be hired from reception Unfortunately our experience is that if cooking equipment is supplied in the communal kitchen it is stolen

New Plymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Top place and pretty hard to fault, tidy and comfortable all round with an awesome playground for the kids and a hottub which you can book a time for at no extra cost. The staff were super friendly and the location is pretty handy. If one had to be picky the wifi was a bit slow and I thought the...

Thank colinsV5337IS
Lynne N, Owner at Kaikoura Top 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Our staff are our biggest asset They work hard to please Good to receive these sort of comments

Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

I nearly didn't stay here because of some of the reviews, mainly the train. Granted, it's by a noisy road, but it's a one minute walk to the town. The train passes every now and then - I'm a really poor sleeper and I slept fine here. I'd definitely stay again. Good wifi, laundry , big kitchen, lots of showers......

Thank Alan507
Lynne N, Owner at Kaikoura Top 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thanks for the positive feedback Pleased to hear that you slept well

Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 January 2016

My wife and I stayed in a Studio Motel room for 2 nights. The unit was well appointed with a double bed and a single. The unit also has a small kitchenette with all the usual fitments. The unit was clean and tidy but be prepared that it is a tight fit if you have not used this type of...

Thank electrickev
Lynne N, Owner at Kaikoura Top 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback Please all was good except the wifi in your unit We have a number of aerials around the park Maybe the poor signal was due to high demand

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

Stayed with young children for two nights, principally so I could swim with dolphins. Good location as short walk to town and about 15/20mins to dolphin swim. We enjoyed the pool. Unfortunately playground wasn't really suitable for our kids, the jumping pillow was broken with a big hole in it and the wifi was poor. So a few things to...

Thank Travelling_Bird
Lynne N, Owner at Kaikoura Top 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments As mentioned in a previous review the jumping pillow did split at the worst possible time for us It was replaced on 20 th January

North Island, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 January 2016

We had a small non-powered tent site which was $50 for the two of us. Sandwiched between two campervans and the access road, the price was very excessive for a small piece of grass we felt. Upon arrival, there were two staff in reception - one of whom was removing Christmas decorations from the office window. Part way through our...

Thank Chris W
Lynne N, Owner at Kaikoura Top 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

We are disappointed to read your review as we pride ourselves on great customer service Thank you for raising this matter with us The staff members involved have acknowledged that in this instance they fell short of our company's standards and for this I apologise

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a night in a campervan with 2 kids aged 6 and 9. They had a ball. Movies on at night for kids and huge jumping pillow to get their wriggles out. Short walk to town for a good feed. Pretty quiet too despite being near railway and road. Decent facilities.

Thank Ben C
Lynne N, Owner at Kaikoura Top 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Pleased you enjoyed the movies and new jumping pillow

Reviewed 23 January 2016

We stayed on two separate night`s on our way down to Timaru and on our way back up to Wellington.We all had a ball on both nights we stayed the staff were friendly and helpful and the the play ground and the pool would keep the kids amused for a while and when the kids weren't using the pool or...

Thank D5081GWpatrickb
Lynne N, Owner at Kaikoura Top 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thanks for providing the feedback Great to hear that our children's facilities are appreciated

Reviewed 22 January 2016

This is a really nice camping ground. We stayed there with our tent. The facilities are great, especially the showers by the TV room! The pool is really nice. Staff are friendly. The camping ground is walking distance to Whale Watch office. There is a petrol station over the road for cold drinks etc... I would definitely stay here again.

Thank AnnaWellington
Lynne N, Owner at Kaikoura Top 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thanks for the review we are pleased you enjoyed staying with us

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
While visiting Kaikoura come and stay at our centrally located, award-winning Holiday Park and Motel. Just 300 metres from the town centre we are the perfect base whilst exploring Kaikoura, head out on foot to local tours, shops, restaurants and cafes. Kaikoura TOP 10 Holiday Park offers a range of quality, affordable accommodation options to suit everyone and every budget. In addition, we offer motel accommodation with a difference - relax and unwind in park surroundings with a welcoming atmosphere of open spaces, landscaped grounds and stunning mountain vistas while still enjoying the benefits of quality, comfortable motel units. . Choose from our 4-star Qualmark rated motels or our cabins or for those travelling in motorhomes we also offer sites in our 5-star Qualmark rated Holiday Park.We pride ourselves on being able to offer some of the best motel accommodation options and service in Kaikoura. Not only do we offer quality and comfort in a park-like setting but we also have excellent, modern facilities that you won’t find anywhere else in Kaikoura. Along with Wi-Fi and SKY Guest Select 50+ channels in every motel and freeview in cabins, we also have fantastic family facilities including an adventure playground with the popular jumping pillow, heated outdoor pool, private hot tub, games room, TV lounge and fun bikes for hire. With so much on offer it’s a wonderful chance for you to enjoy your holiday your way. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kaikoura Top 10 Holiday Park

Address: 34 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: $74 - $174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Kaikoura Top 10 Holiday Park 5*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Handy location”
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“Depending on your budget they have rooms for all.”
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“We had a campervan and the hard sites are great. Good lighting and picnic table outside the sites.”
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