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Kaikoura Boutique Hotel

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Overview of Kaikoura Boutique Hotel

Kaikoura Boutique Hotel

4.5 star property
4.5-star beach hotel with bar/lounge, near Kaikoura Visitor Centre

8.8/10 Fabulous

262 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Refrigerator
  • Bar
The price is NZ$180
Price available on 02/03/2023
146 Esplanade, Kaikoura, Canterbury, 7300

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About this area

What's nearby

  • On the waterfront

Getting around

  • Christchurch International Airport (CHC) - 135 min drive
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)


  • The White Morph Restaurant - 4 min walk
  • The Craypot - 14 min walk
  • Why Not Cafe - 14 min walk
  • The Whaler - 15 min walk
  • Zephyr Restaurant - 15 min walk

About this property

Kaikoura Boutique Hotel

Situated by the ocean, Kaikoura Boutique Hotel is a great choice for a stay in Kaikoura. You can relax with a drink at the bar/lounge, and the coffee shop/cafe is the perfect spot to grab a bite to eat. Other highlights at this luxurious hotel include a terrace and a garden. Fellow travellers love the helpful staff and beach location.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 12 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until 6 PM
  • Express check-out available
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 6 PM
  • Guests will receive key retrieval information
  • If you are planning to arrive after 6:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Children (4 years old and younger) are not allowed
  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Free off-site parking nearby


  • Area shuttle*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No stag or hen parties

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop

What to do

  • Beach access
  • Bike rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage


  • Built in 1886
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library


  • English

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Heating
  • Coffee/tea maker

Sleep well

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow-top mattress

What to enjoy

  • Balcony or patio

Freshen up

  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Fridge


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant dining guide

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Local area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 2.6 per cent

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Guests are provided with hand sanitiser.


<p>This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag and hen parties.</p><p>This property does not have lifts.</p><p>This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, mobile payments and cash.</p>

Also known as

Boutique Hotel Kaikoura
Hotel Kaikoura
Kaikoura Boutique
Kaikoura Boutique Hotel
Kaikoura Hotel
Kaikoura Boutique Hotel Hotel
Kaikoura Boutique Hotel Kaikoura
Kaikoura Boutique Hotel Hotel Kaikoura

Frequently asked questions

Does Kaikoura Boutique Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Kaikoura Boutique Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Kaikoura Boutique Hotel?
As of 8 February 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Kaikoura Boutique Hotel on 2 March 2023 start from NZ$180, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Kaikoura Boutique Hotel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property and guests are provided with hand sanitiser. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Kaikoura Boutique Hotel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Kaikoura Boutique Hotel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Kaikoura Boutique Hotel?
You can check in from 2 PM - 6 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Express check-out is available.
What is there to do at Kaikoura Boutique Hotel and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities nearby such as cycling. Additional recreation nearby includes ecotours. Kaikoura Boutique Hotel also has a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Kaikoura Boutique Hotel?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include The White Morph Restaurant (4-min walk), The Craypot (14-min walk) and Why Not Cafe (14-min walk).
Does Kaikoura Boutique Hotel have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a balcony or patio.
What's the area around Kaikoura Boutique Hotel like?
Kaikoura Boutique Hotel is located on the waterfront, a short 19-minute walk from Kaikoura Museum and 10 minutes' walk from Kaikoura Beach. Travellers love the hotel's prime location.







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Property conditions & facilities




4/10 Fair

Tiny room, moldy shower curtain, stained carpet, tiny refrigerator, no air conditioning.
1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Noy, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Janet, 1-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Good value cosy courtyard room close to Dolphin Encounter centre and seafront. Nice cafe. Would recommend
Martyn, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Garry, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Brief but great
Only stayed 1 night. Arrived late so key was in lockbox for us. Had to leave early for our dolphin encounter so unfortunately didn’t get to meet owners. Place was comfy though with everything you could need & great location.
Andrew, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great place to stay
Wonderful helpful friendly staff.
Simon, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Carol, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Elizabeth Meister, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Even though our courtyard room had no view, the room was quiet, well-appointed and clean
Verified Wotif guest review