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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Absolutely incredible. The house, the food, the hospitality and the surrounds just cannot be faulted. A must-stay if you're in the area. Paul and Jenny are passionate, knowledgable and so very welcoming. And the house- once a dairy- is an absolute masterpiece inside and out. You'll fall asleep to the sound of waves outside your window and wake to the...

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Janet B, Owner at The Factory, responded to this review

Well thank you! Such a lovely review and we are so glad you got to experience our little slice of heaven. Hope the rest of your trip goes well.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This accommodation is just beautiful .... every detail is covered from crisp white sheets to heated floors, fluffy towels and delightful hosts! Its really a 3 bedroom apartment. The dolphins visited us on the beach 50 paces away and not another soul in sight! Dinner at the local pup was perfect topped off with a stunning sunset. Janet and Paul's...

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Janet B, Owner at The Factory, responded to this review

Thank you for this lovely review - so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and glad too, that the dolphins made an appearance for you. We look forward to seeing you again sometime very soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Thank you Janet and Paul for a fabulous few days. Our stay was wonderful in every respect, especially your warm hospitality. The speed of repair work to the Kaikoura access road is amazing and we had no problem driving either way. Thank you again John OBrien

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Janet B, Owner at The Factory, responded to this review

Thank you so much John. We are really glad you enjoyed your stay here and we look forward to a return visit one day very soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing slice of paradise. Our son received a visit from a baby seal on the beach, which we had all to ourselves. And the property looks like it could be featured in Architectural Digest, very tasteful.

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Janet B, Owner at The Factory, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. It is always a very special experience when you get to meet the locals and we are glad your son will treasure this memory. All the best from us both.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I had an absolutely fantastic stay at the Factory. We took the self catered option which gave us the perfect balance between warm and welcoming hosts and a bit of our own time and space to enjoy the great room and surrounding Kaikoura. They've done an amazing amount of work around town after the earthquake and we...

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Janet B, Owner at The Factory, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to let others know of your experience here at The Factory. We are so glad you both enjoyed your stay and we look forward to a return visit before too long!

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This exquisite B & B just north of Kaikoura is a gem to behold. Situated right on the beach Paul & Janet have painstakingly restored the 100 year old Dairy factory into beautiful accommodation. The 3 bedroom residence is exclusive to one party of up to six people, so totally private. With the beach in front and surrounded by mountains,...

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Janet B, Owner at The Factory, responded to this review

Many thanks for your lovely review - hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 17 February 2017

We had an amazing stay at The Factory! The location is breathe taking, sandwiched between the kaikora mountain range and the rugged coast of Hapuku. The rooms are spacious and very tasteful! We opted to take the self catering option and the kitchen had everything we needed along with a BBQ on the deck! The spa bath outside is a...

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Janet B, Owner at The Factory, responded to this review

We can't wait for you to have an excuse to come back! Thanks so much for taking the time to write this review - good luck with your new ventures.

Heiloo, The Netherlands
Reviewed 12 February 2017

From the moment we arrived we felt at home in thuis beautiful equipped place. The hospitality of Paul, the owner was great and throughout our 3night stay he was always there whenever we needed help. The beds were excellent and the hottub was a joy after our outdoor activities. Certainly a place where we want to go back to.

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Janet B, Owner at The Factory, responded to this review

We are so glad you felt at home here. Thank you so much for taking the time to let others know.

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Reviewed 20 January 2017

We stayed with Paul and Janet for the third time and they are amazingly good hosts and such interesting people to chat with .There are so many extra touches which are so nice and so much appreciated .The breakfasts are outstanding and very substantial. One morning we had crayfish together with a crayfish omelette and all the trimmings. After that...

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Janet B, Owner at The Factory, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. It was so lovely to see you guys back again - just like old friends now - we are so lucky. Hope the rest of your trip goes well and we look forward to next year's visit!

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We were thrilled to enjoy a few days at this restored bed and breakfast and would highly recommend it to anyone seeking an adventure in New Zealand near the ocean. The hosts are superb excellent. The food is delicious and the location is unbelievable. There is no reason avoid this beautiful property because of road conditions or the recent earthquake.

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Janet B, Owner at The Factory, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to tell others about your stay here especially for those who are worried about the effects of the earthquake. Kaikoura is still an unbelievably beautiful place to visit and is now enhanced by the extra coastline that has appeared since November.

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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Factory offers luxury accommodation in an historic building on the beachfront at Hapuku. Here, you can relax in peace and privacy with views of the ocean on one side and stunning snow-capped mountains on the other. Hapuku is less than 10 minutes drive from Kaikoura which is famous for its amazing marine wildlife. The Factory offers exclusive use of the guest wing and is perfect for couples, families or small groups of friends. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Factory

Address: 5 Hapuku Road, Kaikoura 7371, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: €275 - €327 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Factory 5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“one suite only”
 of 5 bubbles 1Bobbie2015, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All 3 rooms a beautiful”
 of 5 bubbles avenue12016, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“This is a wonderfully restore cheese factory!”
 of 5 bubbles dpowell2017, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Travellers get whole guest wing to themselves, perfect for small family. Cheerful setting with excellent hosts. Close to town.”
 of 5 bubbles BrendaLim1874, 1 Jan 2016 | Read review
“You get 3 rooms for the price of one! All rooms are so warm!”
 of 5 bubbles christopherland, 14 Aug 2015 | Read review
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