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Dusky Lodge & Backpackers
2 out of 5
67 Beach Road, Kaikoura
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $46 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27
0.73 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (102 reviews)

"Very good value. Comfortable room. Well appointed kitchen. Parking a bit tricky."…"

Reviewed on May 30, 2020

Dusky Lodge & Backpackers
Heritage Court Motor Lodge Kaikoura
3 out of 5
205 Beach Road, Kaikoura
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $95 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27
2.24 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (269 reviews)
A good stay

"A lovely room with everything needed for us to be comfortable."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 9, 2020

Heritage Court Motor Lodge Kaikoura
Admiral Court Motel
3.5 out of 5
16 Avoca St, Kaikoura
The price is CA $107 per night from Nov 5 to Nov 6
2.34 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (130 reviews)

"Room amenities spot on, comfy bed, great shower, owners made us feel very welcome, came away well rested and another great weekend spent in Kaikoura, mountains, sea, and smiles."…"

Reviewed on Jun. 1, 2020

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Sierra Beachfront Motel
2.5 out of 5
160 Esplanade, Kaikoura
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $95 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 29
1.37 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (176 reviews)

"Very welcoming, great location, clean and had everything we needed. Thanks"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 15, 2020

Sierra Beachfront Motel
Kaikoura Cottage Motels
4 out of 5
Cnr Old Beach RoadMill Road, Kaikoura
The price is CA $99 per night from Oct 30 to Oct 31
2.74 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (264 reviews)

"Wonderful host and spotless Cottage. Recommend the Motel hugely. cottage well appointed. Home away from home. Beautiful gardens."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 17, 2020

Kaikoura Cottage Motels
Wacky Stays
3.5 out of 5
16 Kowhai Ford Road, Kaikoura
The price is CA $129 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27
4.42 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (55 reviews)

"We stayed in the farm cottage which was very clean and tidy. The heat pump warmed up the house very well and all the rooms were presented nicely. The kids loved feeding the animals in the morning and the staff were very friendly. We had all the privacy we wanted and the owner was very helpful."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 21, 2020

Wacky Stays
Alpine-pacific Holiday Park
3 out of 5
69 Beach Road, Kaikoura
The price is CA $57 per night from Oct 29 to Oct 30
0.81 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (253 reviews)

"So loved this place! Jasmine at the door. Private and nice big family room. The bonus was the pool and hot tubs! Great to have our two toy poodles stay with us. A nice grassy area to walk them round too. Will stay again"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 6, 2020

Alpine-pacific Holiday Park
Donegal House
3 out of 5
258 Schoolhouse Road, Kaikoura
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $137 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27
4.26 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (95 reviews)

"Murray the owner is a top bloke , staff were friendly Food excellent and beer even better"…"

Reviewed on Jun. 1, 2020

Donegal House
Kaikoura TOP 10 Holiday Park
3 out of 5
34 Beach Rd, Kaikoura
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $66 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27
0.45 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (228 reviews)

"Very clean, warm & tidy accommodation. Had a lovely stay."…"

Reviewed on Jul. 11, 2020

Kaikoura TOP 10 Holiday Park
The Fairways Apartments
3.5 out of 5
1 Kersage Drive - Ocean Ridge, Kaikoura
The price is CA $112 per night from Nov 8 to Nov 9
3.24 km from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (245 reviews)

"Nice place only stayed one night. Nice ambience."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 4, 2020

The Fairways Apartments
The White Morph - Heritage Collection
4 out of 5
92-94 The Esplanade, Kaikoura
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $114 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 28
1.51 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (410 reviews)

"Excellent location. Rooms were fantastic and very well appointed. We had a beach front room with balcony so view was great as well. Highly recommend !"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 20, 2020

The White Morph - Heritage Collection
Alpine View Motel
3 out of 5
146 Beach Road, Kaikoura
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $95 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 29
1.6 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (357 reviews)

"Awesome beach access and really close to the supermarket."…"

Reviewed on Jul. 6, 2020

Alpine View Motel
Kaikoura Boutique Hotel
4.5 out of 5
146 Esplanade, Kaikoura, Canterbury
The price is CA $133 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27
1.28 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (200 reviews)

"Great place, staff are so friendly and helpful. Pity there wasn't a hairdryer or somewhere to hang clothes, still a great place and would highly recommend."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 13, 2020

Kaikoura Boutique Hotel
Kakatu Retreat
3 out of 5
21 Green Burn Way, Kaikoura
The price is CA $110 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 28
3.45 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (24 reviews)

"Great spot and friendly people ... Very clean and modern ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 7, 2020

Kakatu Retreat
Kaikoura Quality Suites
4 out of 5
154 Beach Road, Kaikoura
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $109 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 29
1.66 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (98 reviews)

"Great place to stay with clean facilities and helpful staff. Would stay there again in the future."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 15, 2020

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Kaikoura Hotel Guide

Hotel and apartment options are in abundance in Kaikoura. About 36 hotels and apartments are within a 0.1-kilometre (0.06-mile) radius of Kaikoura's downtown.

Kaikoura offers travelers a range of handy hotels, such as the Nikau Lodge and Bendamere House Bed & Breakfast.

Hapuku is a neighborhood that lies 10 kilometres (6 miles) from downtown and offers the biggest range of Kaikoura Expedia-listed accommodations. Expedia-listed hotels in Hapuku include the Manakau Lodge and Awatea Country Bed and Breakfast.

Budget-concious travelers will be pleased to discover that there is a good selection of lower-priced places to stay in the vicinity of Kaikoura. 0.3 kilometres (0.2 miles) from Kaikoura's downtown area is the Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge. The Ardara Lodge B&B is just 4 kilometres (3 miles) away. The Quality Suites Kaikoura and the Alpine View Motel are alternative budget options that are worth a look.

You could also check out the Fyffe Country Lodge and the The Fairways Apartments. The Fyffe Country Lodge is 6 kilometres (4 miles) from the middle of Kaikoura. The The Fairways Apartments, is situated 3 kilometres (2 miles) away. The The White Morph - Heritage Collection as well as the Austin Heights Bed & Breakfast are some alternative accommodation options around Kaikoura.

Why not enjoy the many delights around South Island while you are in the region? Spend time at South Island's old towns and cathedrals. Those who love nature could also make the time to to enjoy the region's beaches, coastal plains, forests and rivers. Tourists in this region of New Zealand often enjoy snowboarding.

Renwick is 100 kilometres (62 miles) to the north of Kaikoura and is where you'll find Grove Mill Winery and Bike 2 Wine. Some of our recommended Renwick hotel options include the Vintners Retreat and Olde Mill House B&B & Bike Hire. 75 kilometres (46 miles) to the west of Kaikoura, you'll find Hanmer Springs, home to the The St James and Heritage Hanmer Springs. The Waiau Ferry Bridge and Hanmer Springs Thermal Reserve are just some of the more popular points of interest to explore for those visiting Hanmer Springs.

Woodbourne Airport is a nearby airport, and can be found 100 kilometres (62 miles) away from Kaikoura. Nearby accommodation options include Stonehaven Vineyard Homestay and Marlborough Vintners Hotel - Heritage Collection.

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Kaikoura?
Bendamere House Bed & Breakfast is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This 4-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Reviews from our site also recommend Austin Heights Boutique Bed & Breakfast and Manakau Lodge as top choices for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Kaikoura, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel bookings are fully refundable if cancelled before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, it may still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within 24 hours of booking. Put your dates in and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to view the top deals on offer in Kaikoura.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Kaikoura?
Based on reviews, Mediterranean Motel Kaikoura is a popular 2.5-star property for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other choices for your budget-friendly stay include Alpine View Motel and Seaview Motel.
What's the best accommodation for a family vacation in Kaikoura?
Kaikoura TOP 10 Holiday Park is a top 3-star property on Expedia for families, and features a children’s pool and free parking. Other good choices for your family trip include Bella Vista Motel Kaikoura and Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge.
What's the best hotel for a romantic vacation to Kaikoura?
The Factory is a favorite 4-star cottage for couples, and features private spa tubs and a spa tub. Other good choices for a romantic stay include Nikau Lodge and The Point Bed & Breakfast.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Kaikoura?
Dylans Country Cottages is a top cottage for people traveling with their pets, and offers laundry facilities and in-room kitchenettes for its human guests. Mediterranean Motel Kaikoura is another good option if you’re bringing your pet along.
What's the best accommodation to stay near the beach in Kaikoura?
Blue Seas Motels Kaikoura is a top 3.5-star beach aparthotel with free parking and in-room kitchenettes, and it’s located close to Kaikoura Beach. Other good options for your beach trip include Alpine View Motel and The White Morph - Heritage Collection.
What's the best high-end hotel in Kaikoura?
The Factory is a 4-star cottage with in-room kitchens and a terrace, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for a pampering stay. Kaikoura Boutique Hotel and The White Morph - Heritage Collection are two other upscale options for your vacation.
What are some accommodations with pools in Kaikoura?
Dusky Lodge & Backpackers is a top property with a seasonal outdoor pool, a full-service spa, and free WiFi. A couple of other options with an onsite pool include Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge and Kaikoura TOP 10 Holiday Park.

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