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Durham
Reviewed 23 February 2014

Stayed for 3 days in February. It had all we could want- and more. The room is very comfortable with great views, the breakfasts set you up for the day, and after a day walking the peninsula, swimming with dolphins or whale watching there is fridge with wine or speights beer to refresh. Perfect!

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NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

What a great review. Thank you very much.

Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
Reviewed 18 February 2014

This B and B was outstanding for comfort , friendliness, k and local knowledge. All amenities, then some.The views from our window were amazing. Kaikoura is a charming town. Whale watching tours excellent too. Great hosts Quentin and Jane Martyn

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NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We are very glad you enjoyed your stay with us and that you enjoyed our special part of the world.

Emmaus
Reviewed 16 February 2014

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights last month. Quentin and Jane are most accommodating and gracious hosts. In addition to preparing amazing, filling breakfasts, they are extremely helpful and always available to their guests. The room was lovely, with a beautiful view of both the bay and mountains. The B and B is in a great location....

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NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We are very glad you enjoyed your stay here and the little extras we love to provide.

Bristol, England
Reviewed 13 February 2014

This is a very comfortable, clean and well located accommodation. The hosts are both welcoming and helpful and look after ther guests really well. The breakfasts are superb, especially the scrambled egg! This accommodation is strongly recommended and very good value for money - you won't be disappointed.

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NikauLodge, Manager at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for recommending us. Quentin is particularly pleased you liked his scrambled eggs.

Harpenden, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 February 2014

We stayed at Nikau Lodge for two nights and had a brilliant time. We were greeted very warmly by Jane and both she and Quentin are lovely hosts, sharing their knowledge of the area and having a laugh with guests! We were amazed when Jane showed us round, to find complimentary wine and beer along with everything one would expect...

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NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We are happy you enjoyed our breakfasts, we do enjoy cooking for our guests.

Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 January 2014

We stayed at Nikau Lodge for three nights and had the most wonderful time chatting with our hosts (Jane and Quentin), enjoying the fantastic views of Kaikoura bay and the magnificent mountains from our room window, and indulging ourselves every morning with fabulous homemade breakfasts, prepared fresh every morning by Jane and Quentin. What else could one ask for on...

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NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

Your review is very poetic!! Thank you very much, Quentin reckons he couldn't have written it any better himself!

Cheshire
Reviewed 25 January 2014

Excellent B&B with a superb view, cracking hosts and mega-delicious breakfasts (try the French toast with caramelised bananas, we may never get over it!). Quentin and Jane made us feel very welcome and we fully recommend a dip in the hot tub after a blowy walk on the peninsular.

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NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much. We love your "Kaikoura Kracker" review title!!

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 22 January 2014 via mobile

The wife and I were lucky enough to spend one of our last nights in New Zealand at Jane and Quentin's beautiful bed and breakfast. Jane and Quentin were wonderful hosts - so friendly and inviting we felt as if we'd gone to an old friend's house. We were booked in the dolphin suite and were not disappointed with the...

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NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

We are very pleased you enjoyed our hospitality. We agree that we are very lucky here at Niaku Lodge to be situated in a great spot to see the sunrise. We hope you will be able to make it back again some day. Many thanks for your review.

NW England
Reviewed 20 January 2014

We stayed for 4 nights towards the end of our stay in New Zealand. Most of our trip was with an international tour company and supposedly "in style" staying in hotels and lodges, some of which were very grand on the surface. Nikau lodge offered more "style" and far better service than any of them. For us they passed the...

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NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

We are so pleased you liked our "style"! We work hard at trying to make our website a true representation of Nikau so are very pleased that we passed the test. Thank you so much for your very kind review.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 January 2014

My husband and I stayed at Nikau Lodge for 1 night in January 2014. Once we got there, we really wished we would've booked an additional night. There's a lot to do in the area and we really enjoyed our time at Nikau and its location. The hosts were very friendly and helpful. The breakfast was super delicious and I...

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NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

It was a shame you weren't able to stay an extra night to enjoy more of what Kaioura has to offer. However we are very pleased you enjoyed your time here and we really appreciate your review.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated 10 minutes walk from Kaikoura's main town centre, Nikau Lodge has magnificent views of the Kaikoura Mountain Range and the Ocean. Come relax in the lounge, unwind in the garden or just come for a good nights rest. Continental and Full Cooked Breakfast using fresh local produce is served to you in the morning. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nikau Lodge

Address: 53 Deal Street | close to State Hwy 1, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: €183 - €192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Nikau Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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