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    Blue Seas Motel

    222 Esplanade, Kaikoura, New Zealand
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
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      2 adults
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          USD 76*
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          Overview
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          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          Blue Seas is well located on the quieter end of the Esplanade , within easy reach of the Peninsula and the seal colony. Just three minutes drive from the centre of town and right opposite the rugged sealine coast. The owner was very welcoming and...More

          Thank bugsey23
          Reviewed 11 March 2017

          The motel is directly across a-not-too-busy-street from the water (a calm bay where locals were swimming.) We preferred to drive into the center of town, but you could walk the 2-3 kilometers. There is a smaller grocery store in the downtown area, along with shops...More

          Thank spencers798
          Reviewed 22 February 2017

          Basic but comfortable room, one double one single bed, settee, table and three chairs, basic kitchenette with fridge, (no freezer), two ring hob and small grill/oven, can't use oven and hob together, microwave and sink. Adequate cutlery/crockery, complimentary tea, coffee and small bottle fresh milk...More

          Thank SuzyBucket
          Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

          We stayed here for two nights, we stayed in a room with a queen and single bed. There is a kitchenette which was handy to have our own breakfast. The decor wasn't modern but everything was extremely clean. The hosts were welcoming and helpful. We...More

          Thank Renae M
          Reviewed 30 December 2016

          Our studio room at this motel was clean and comfortable - I have never seen such a shiny stainless steel sink bench and shower tray! I would love to know what they use to polish it with. One thing to note: the shower hot water...More

          Thank cybertrav
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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Beachfront
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          • Free Parking
          • Laundry Service
          • Room amenities
          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator in room
          Details
          • Price range
          • USD 66 - USD 103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #4 On the Beach Hotel in Kaikoura
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Accessible rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 13
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          • Kaikoura
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          "Room numbers start from the back ,so the lower the room number the quieter the room"
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          "I think the room nearest the street, probably has a great view of the bay."
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          "Ask for a room with a view. Also bargain for the right price."
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          "Rooms closer to beach have a better outlook and sound of waves"
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