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Anchor Inn Motel

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Traveller (93)
Room & Suite (45)
Pool & Beach (3)
Ratings and reviews
Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“across the road”(36 reviews)
“sea view”(18 reviews)
“spacious room”(11 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Wheelchair Access
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
4 Star Hotel
The Anchor Inn is a modern and stylish motel superbly situated on the Kaikoura waterfront with most rooms enjoying magnificent views of the Pacific Ocean and the stunning Kaikoura Ranges.Our award-winning motel offers a range of studios and family units which are spacious and...
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Location and contact
208 Esplanade | Cnr Margate Street, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
30 restaurants are within a 2 km radius
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All reviewsacross the roadsea viewspacious roompier hotelwhale watchingseal colonyearthquake damagelovely viewnew zealandquiet at nightsouth islandfriendly ownersa great place to stayfantastic locationshort drivestayed one nightgreat room
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A great place to stay for a weekend away. Beautiful view of the bay and mountains from our room. Warm and inviting and clean. Peaceful. Excellent location- close to town, restaurants, tourist attractions. We will be back again...

Thank mkyeo4
Response from anchorinnkaikoura, Owner at Anchor Inn MotelResponded 3 days ago

Hi Guys Thanks so much for your lovely review. Hope to see you soon back at our little yellow castle by the sea thanks Lyn.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stayed in 2 bedroom apartment, with sea views. Was very happy with accomodation- very clean and tidy, warm and had everything we needed. Hosts were lovely and very accommodating. Would definitely stay again next time we are in town!

Thank Vanessa S
Response from anchorinnkaikoura, Owner at Anchor Inn MotelResponded 3 days ago

So Happy to read you had a lovely time with us. safe travels until next time thanks Lyn.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In a rush of blood to the head, made an impromptu visit to Kaikoura. Found this yellow castle on the beach and booked in for a night. Best thing I've done in ages. Immaculately clean room with high quality fittings and furnishings. View across the...More

Thank mary w
Response from anchorinnkaikoura, Owner at Anchor Inn MotelResponded 5 days ago

Hi Mary Thank you for your great review. Hope to see you back our way some day. Safe travels thanks Lyn.xx

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fantastic place to stay. Very friendly and welcoming owner Lyn. She was so lovely to deal with. She even booked us an awesome table at the Pier for dinner. The room we stayed in was number 3. It was a luxury studio...More

Thank Sharon M
Response from anchorinnkaikoura, Owner at Anchor Inn MotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your great review. We are so happy you loved our little yellow castle by the sea. Look forward to your next visit thanks Lyn.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pleasant location with lovely view over bay, ideally situated between peninsula seal colony and high street. Clean and spacious unit, compact kitchenette, effective heating and blackout curtains. The general feeling is one of adequacy and functionalism though, and the interior seems on the cusp of...More

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

Thank you for your review. We still haven't been fully repaired from our earthquake. All our bathroom are still on the list to be done. We only reopen on the 11th of January 2018 from the 2016 earthquake then closed again April till May. We...More

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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Details
Price range
US$112 - US$157 (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$112 - US$157 (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
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Traveller (93)
Room & Suite (45)
Pool & Beach (3)
Dining (1)
Questions & Answers
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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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Room Tips
"Bay view recommended."
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"Rooms out front have the sea views but are right on the road side"
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"Rooms that face onto the Pacific"
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"beach views are awesome"
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