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Willowbank Motel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Rotterdam
Reviewed 4 May 2015

We stayed in the Willowbank motel for 1 night in room 5 and we liked it very much.The price was really low if you compare it to other motels in Kaikoura and it was comfortable and clean.The man at the reception was friendly and gave us a small bottle of milk for the coffee in the room and information about...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 April 2015

Very friendly, BUT the room was horrible, smelt and over priced! The heater in the room was melted so we didn't want to use it the duvet cover was dirty and worn so it made for a very cold night with my hubby, new born and son under 2. We had booked for two nights and asked if we could...

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1Thank Shenz84
Capalaba, Australia
Reviewed 24 April 2015 via mobile

My brother and i stayed here for 2 nights on the 12th and 13th April. Room was fair. Table was unstable. Only 4 teabags and 4 sugar sachets supplied. Heater was pathetic. On 2nd day we wenting touring the area. When we got back there was a sign on the wall stating that if we didn't clean up the kitchen...

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Thank 136John_D136274
Reviewed 14 April 2015

We spent two nights here over Easter as part of a large group. Staff were very helpful on booking and arrival but the quality of the accommodation was really poor given the cost. We have stayed in places 10x better for less money. The units are tired and old and the bedding smelt. Shower was very poor. No facilities for...

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Thank Libby1975
Waimate, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 February 2015

Kaikoura was really busy and this seemed the last available room...my husband booked and then I read the reviews! Unlike some people found, it was clean and did not smell! It is very dated. The blankets are thin and old. The walls very thin. $185.00 extravagant! The bathroom sink had a big crack. Would not stay here again, unless could...

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Thank CanNZ
Reviewed 22 January 2015 via mobile

Stayed in family unit that was very smelly!stale and old. Very overpriced and there were no smoke alarms. I would stay elsewhere next time. The photos were deceiving and They don't do a service during the stay. The signs around the place seemed unfriendly.

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Thank Mark W
Reviewed 16 January 2015

We were treated with suspicion when first telephoning to make the reservation to the extent we considered going elsewhere. Being in the industry ourselves for over 20 years I found the initial . customer service disappointing. However we were pleasantly surprised at the cleanliness and layout of the unit which while basic met all our needs..Nice and quiet had a...

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Thank GrangeLodge
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 January 2015

Heated towel rail had masking tape where cord met the rail. Smoke detector in one bedroom, nothing in living area , this does not meet minimum safety standards . We had the two bedroom unit. Only opaque glass sliding doors on one bedroom, didnt even go to ceiling. I felt quite offended to be told I would be charged if...

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1Thank Maxine2015
Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 12 November 2014

The unit (and especially the bathroom) were clean and sufficiently spacious. Many of the details were dated (carpets, bedspreads, etc.) and there was a bit of dinginess underlying the clean surfaces. We did find it a bit odd that guests must wash their own dishes if they use the ones stocked in the sink, but there was a sign up...

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Thank Sarah T
Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 November 2014

will stay here again others say not but the price reflects it is not a modern up market motel,the staff very helpful,unit clean warm and cosy,to many signs up though on what and what not to do but apart from this had a lovely stay and will return,it is defintely 100% better than 1 down the road that we stayed...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Willowbank Motel

Address: 183 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: €71 - €91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Willowbank Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“The rooms were mostly studio apartments and all similar”
Southlandrover, 8 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Rooms suffer from noise when local fire station sirens goes off - day or night.”
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BerkshireTravelHog, 14 Feb 2016 | Read review
“If light sleeper you would want a room near the back of the property as it is on State Highway 1.”
Margm50, 16 Jan 2016 | Read review
“One bedroom units are a tad bit more expensive but are absolutely worth it”
bkeen-e95, 30 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Nothing to support this motel.”
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gazzap44, 10 Aug 2015 | Read review
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