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Free Wifi
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Non-Smoking Hotel
Accessible rooms
Self-Serve Laundry
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Reviewed 28 October 2013

This was our last stop before heading to our flight out of Christchurch and it could not have been better. Our room was very comfortable with a lovely seating area to enjoy the beautiful views and the swan towels an added delight. So too, was...More

Thank Janet R
Response from NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau LodgeResponded 18 November 2013

We are very pleased we managed to make your last stop in NZ a memorable one. Your room tip is correct all our upstairs rooms have great views of the sea and mountains. Many thanks and we hope you do manage to get back here...More

Reviewed 23 October 2013

A boutique home stay that delivers. We were there for two days and enjoyed every bit of it. The rooms have an outstanding view of a place that is already stunning. The rooms are perfectly done and the breakfast great. Very little to find fault...More

Thank Bishwadeep B
Response from NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau LodgeResponded 28 October 2013

We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and we would like to thank you for the fantastic review. We are sorry the bed wasn't hard enough for you, it is very difficult to have a bed that suits everyone. In the Whale...More

Reviewed 30 September 2013

We wanted a place to relax in for a few days following the long flight from UK to New Zealand and could not have found a better one. From the moment we were picked up from the railway station to being dropped back there after...More

Thank martin c
Response from NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau LodgeResponded 12 October 2013

It was fantastic you were able to schedule a 5 day stay with us and we are very pleased you were able to relax here and recuperate from your flight. Thank you very much for the review and the excellent rating you gave us. We...More

Reviewed 5 September 2013

Friendly, helpful hosts. Rooms with fantastic views of the seaward Kaikoura Range (worth waking up early to see dawn sun on the snow (winter)). Quiet. Lovely luxurious touches and the spa wonderful after walking around the peninsula. The best breakfast. Easy 5 minute walk into...More

1  Thank Sonia F
Response from NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau LodgeResponded 9 September 2013

Thank you very much for your review and recommendation. We have been having some lovely mornings lately and the view of the sunrise from the upstairs rooms is spectacular. We were so glad you chose NIkau Lodge as the birthday treat!!

Reviewed 2 August 2013

As part of a 2-month trip around New Zealand, I wanted to visit the Kaikoura peninsula for the local whales and dolphins. Nikau Lodge looked pleasant, boasted mountain views and was within easy walking distance from town, so I booked 3 nights in the Seal...More

1  Thank Andrew W
Response from NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau LodgeResponded 14 August 2013

Thank you very much for your great recommendation. We do recommend the coastal walk to our guests, we think it is one of the best short walks in New Zealand and are happy to give our guests a ride to the start of it.

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Self-Serve Laundry
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US$201 - US$206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Price range
US$201 - US$206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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"The north facing rooms offer the best of the views."
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"We loved the views from the whale suite"
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"If traffic noise is an issue for you request a room furthest away from the road."
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"Whale room has beautiful views"
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