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Panorama Motel

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Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good45%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Wheelchair Access
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All reviewslockwood stylean upper level roomgreat view from roomdownstairs unitpier hotelthe kitchennice ownershot plateno air conditioningsnowy mountainsacross the roadminute walkdouble bedsmall balconyvery pleasant staykaikoura rangesstayed here for two nights
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

Looked around and took a room in this 40 year old 2-story motel. All was good but it is dated and not at all modern, especially the shower and its room. Nothing wrong, just tired. Studio for us that worked fine and we had our...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2016

We had a studio unit upstairs. It was clean and had great views - great for a one night stay. The balcony was good for sitting out on but the plastic chairs were old, cracked and I was scared to sit on them in case...More

Thank Christine T
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Stayed here for two nights, in a room with a double bed and a foldout couch. The units are compact and functional. The motel is constructed in the lockwood style, with a lot of exposed wood. Our room had all we needed with a good...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed for one night from big ride. Nice views, glasses in cupboard not clean. Nice owners they lets dogs stay so might be a positive for some but not me. Big point of interest is the views just amazing worth the $$$$.....

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 15 September 2016

While the room was quite dated, the views of the sea and mountains is amazing! In saying that, the room was very clean and tidy. The service we received was very friendly. It was great to be able to do the Kaikoura Peninsula walkway from...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Price range
US$108 - US$140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$108 - US$140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Response from Schoey25 | Reviewed this property |
The Whale watch office is at the Kaikoura Railway Stn approx. 2.8km to the north of the Panorama Motel. Think you have to check into the Whale Watch office before your tour starts and they run a transfer bus from there to... More
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"Seemed like all rooms had good views but the top floors ones would have been better."
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"we were on the second floor loved it."
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"I think every room offers exceptional view across the bay."
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"We selected a ground-level room which gave us easier access to the beach"
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