We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Anchor Inn Motel

Save
Traveller (93)
Room & Suite (45)
Pool & Beach (3)
You may also like
See all
Nearby Hotels
Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“across the road”(34 reviews)
“sea view”(18 reviews)
“spacious room”(11 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
4 Star Hotel
All hotel details
You may also like
See all
Nearby Hotels
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null}
Rooms
1 Jul2 Jul
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 4 partner sites to see rooms from US$132.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Kaikoura hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "bd37423f55894065ae1497c0394263e5", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":545855,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[122620575],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":1,"month":7,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":2,"month":7,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":132,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"bd37423f55894065ae1497c0394263e5","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":132,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":132,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"Anchor Inn Motel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":true,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImJkMzc0MjNmNTU4OTQwNjVhZTE0OTdjMDM5NDI2M2U1IiwiQUlLIjoiMGYyOTE2MGYxNDg0NDlkOThhNTM1NTE0Y2ZiYmZjNjIifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "01/07/2018", "checkOut": "02/07/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$132", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"122620575":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"},"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"moduleList":["handler"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"},"moduleList":[]},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (398)
Filter reviews
387 results
Traveller rating
267
101
15
1
3
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
267
101
15
1
3
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsacross the roadsea viewspacious roompier hotelwhale watchingearthquake damagenew zealandquiet at nightsouth islandlovely viewfriendly ownersa great place to stayshort drivefantastic locationstayed one nightgreat roomlaundry facilities
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 387 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room is comfortable and spacious. The kitchenette is well equipped. Good view of the ocean and playground across the road. The furniture and bathroom is out dated and very tired looking. Needs to be updated. We moved the couch to watch TV and it...More

Thank mstch2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great spot across the road from the ocean, with a recent refurb ticks all the boxes. Clean rooms with comfy beds and a decent kitchenette, a sparkling clean bathroom and wide opening doors for the sea breeze when the weather suits. It didn’t for...More

Thank Sander D
Response from anchorinnkaikoura, Owner at Anchor Inn MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review thanks Lyn.xx

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautifully clean and everything we could want for our 1 night stay. Great location and helpful staff. This motel has everything you could want and very comfortable beds generous sized units with a handy location.

Thank Alipa50
Response from anchorinnkaikoura, Owner at Anchor Inn MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your great review. Hope to see you our way again some day thanks Lyn.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location of this hotel is perfect. Across the road from the sea and overlooking snow capped mountains, heaven on earth. The owners Lyn and Paul are not only extremely friendly but very helpful. They provided us with history of the area, booked a fabulous...More

1  Thank Jennygreg2
Response from anchorinnkaikoura, Owner at Anchor Inn MotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi guys Thanks so much for your great review. We are so happy you had a lovely time with us. Hope to see you both over our way again some day in our little yellow castle by the sea thanks Lyn. xx

Reviewed 9 May 2018

We visited Kaikoura in April 18. Our booking into the Anchor was cancelled just before we left England and we were given an alternative motel ( not so good but comfortable.) The drive itself from Blenheim to Kaikoura on SH1 was a stop go affair...More

Thank DavidRW_13
Response from anchorinnkaikoura, Owner at Anchor Inn MotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi David So sorry we couldn't have you stay here. Our building wasn't ready from the earthquake. Only opened on the 11th of January 2018 but closed again 4th of April till the 7th of May for more repairs. We are now open but all...More

View more reviews
Most Booked Properties in Kaikoura
See allSee all
About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Details
Price range
US$115 - US$149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Kaikoura
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Kaikoura
#2 Luxury Hotel in Kaikoura
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$115 - US$149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Kaikoura
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Kaikoura
#2 Luxury Hotel in Kaikoura
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (93)
Room & Suite (45)
Pool & Beach (3)
Dining (1)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Art67
16 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from anchorinnkaikoura | Property representative |
Our motel is opened again now. We Have our Garden View studios and our 1 bedroom only available. Kaikoura is back to being beautiful again
0
Votes
dawny212
15 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from anchorinnkaikoura | Property representative |
Our why not café down town is beautiful. we are opened again woohoo
0
Votes
Room Tips
"Rooms out front have the sea views but are right on the road side"
Read review
"Rooms that face onto the Pacific"
Read review
"beach views are awesome"
Read review
"Rooms opposite the seafront are a dream especially with the verandah opposite the beach."
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing