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Anchor Inn Motel

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  • Excellent68%
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Lots of road works on the way repairing earthquake damage but worth the effort. Nice little town to visit and plenty of eateries. The hotel rooms were spotless, comfortable and well equipped. Great nights sleep and did complain that the beds were too comfortable, once...More

Thank Srilankafans
Response from anchorinnkaikoura, Owner at Anchor Inn MotelResponded 14 March 2018

Thank you for your funny review. Come back and see us again some day thanks Lyn.

Reviewed 11 March 2018

Superb location looking out to the beach,the owners really do go the extra mile when it comes to comfort and facilities.They were so helpful when it came to my concerns re Cyclone Gita.I would not stay anywhere else in Kaikoura! Cant wait to return.

Thank Amanda A
Response from anchorinnkaikoura, Owner at Anchor Inn MotelResponded 16 March 2018

Awwww thanks Amanda. Hurry up and come back xx

Reviewed 9 March 2018

We stayed for 2 nights in Feb ’18. The Motel is well located & has a guest laundry facility, which was very useful. We had a balcony & could park in front of the room, which was very handy. Our hosts & staff were very...More

Thank SL-Edgware
Response from anchorinnkaikoura, Owner at Anchor Inn MotelResponded 18 March 2018

Thank you for your lovely. We are having all the air conditioners looked at when we close for more earthquake repairs in April. Thanks Lyn.

Reviewed 4 March 2018

This was a very neat, clean place. Our room faced the water and had a terrace in front with chairs looking out over the sidewalk, beach and the mountains beyond. Get one of these rooms if you can. It was a well appointed room with...More

Thank Charlie P
Response from anchorinnkaikoura, Owner at Anchor Inn MotelResponded 5 March 2018

Thanks Charlie So glad you both had a lovely time with us. We do live in paradise and thanks for the great review xx

Reviewed 3 March 2018

(....and my husband left his adapter and toothbrush charger - thank you SO much Lyn for arranging for them to be sent on.) This was one of my favourite places I have stayed in on our seven week trip to NZ, and so far we...More

Thank pinkduck
Response from anchorinnkaikoura, Owner at Anchor Inn MotelResponded 4 March 2018

Thanks so much for your great review. I am just glad the post got to you in time. We hope NZ was what you had in mind. Safe travels home and hope he can park the car right at the airport LOL xx

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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$111 - US$163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Kaikoura
#1 Romantic Hotel in Kaikoura
#2 Luxury Hotel in Kaikoura
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$111 - US$163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Kaikoura
#1 Romantic Hotel in Kaikoura
#2 Luxury Hotel in Kaikoura
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Art67
16 December 2016|
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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
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dawny212
15 December 2016|
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Response from anchorinnkaikoura | Property representative |
Our why not café down town is beautiful. we are opened again woohoo
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"beach views are awesome"
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"Rooms opposite the seafront are a dream especially with the verandah opposite the beach."
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"Try for a room overlooking the sea - better than watching anything on TV"
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