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Address: 129 Scarborough Street, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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+64 3-319 6640
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Come on and experience an exciting gilding demonstration tour. Brigitte a...

Come on and experience an exciting gilding demonstration tour. Brigitte a tutor/ gilder by trade explains and demonstrates the entire gilding process with genuine 22 carat gold- leaf. Groups of 6 people and more.

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Home away from home!

My husband and I absolutely fell in love with this apartment! The owner (Briggite) was so sweet and welcoming - just a lovely person! The two of us showed up at without... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2015
StephanieMK
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Calgary, Canada
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Auckland, New Zealand
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15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Great unique pieces, and very affordable. A very nice souvenir of my journey to Kaikoura is now neatly stowed in my suitcase. Lovely host/artist Brigitte.

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Calgary, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2015

My husband and I absolutely fell in love with this apartment! The owner (Briggite) was so sweet and welcoming - just a lovely person! The two of us showed up at without reservation and were SO very lucky to have this place to call home for 2 nights. We did not want to leave. She keeps this place in perfect... More 

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Thank StephanieMK
Sydney, Australia
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58 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2015

Found some very nice kiwi souvenirs, staff helpful, prices reasonable and if you want something a little more upmarket and different then go there, its in the main street so easy to find.

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Thank Elizabeth H
Charleston, South Carolina
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332 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2015

Best accommodation of our stay in NZ. Breathtaking views over the Pacific, a huge apartment reasonably priced. Totally private. Owner Bridgette is a sweetheart. This was an incredible find.

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Thank TravelerNorfolk
Wellington, New Zealand
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71 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2015

We stayed here at the last minute and were pleasantly surprised by the apartment and the location. The location is on the hill overlooking the town, but it only takes about 10-15 minutes to walk down, and 15-20 to walk back up. So great to leave the car and go out for dinner. The apartment is on its own under... More 

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Perth, Australia
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55 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2014

We had driven past this gallery several times on our way to and from our B&B accommodation in Kaikoura. I was initially not going to call in as I thought the art work would be too out of our league and the gallery would be snobby and pretentious. Not at all. In fact the prices are very reasonable for what... More 

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Thank JayK6
Houston, Texas
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2013 via mobile

My husband & I stayed in Absolutely in October & it was the perfect place for us! Brigitte was a wonderful hostess. Very accommodating! The apartment was quite spacious & the bathroom area was huge & well appointed. Plenty of room for the 2 of us! We loved the patio & the sweeping view of the mountains & the sea!... More 

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Thank TexasMuffy
Horsham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2012

A very stylish, beautifully fitted apartment; stunningly presented, mouth-watering breakfast tray (so pretty that we emailed photos of it to our family immediately!); helpful attitude when we asked questions; free internet; fabulous views over the sea and mountains. All in all, of the many, many places we stayed during our 8 weeks in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and Singapore... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2012

Do not miss to spare your time to visit their gallery! We went across this apartment by coincidence, and we decided to call and ask for this place purely by reading users' review. We were thinking of "Absolutely" apartment to rent but as it was booked we ended up staying in "Flipper", the smaller one. It is way more than... More 

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Thank ArieR
Honolulu, Hawaii
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2012

This was by far the most incredible place we have ever stayed. The view alone was absolute perfection! The host are very welcoming and have done a fabulous job of offering an wonderful cosy place to stay. Our only regret is that we did not have a long enough stay! We will be back soon!

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