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Kaikoura Boutique Hotel, Kaikoura

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146 EsplanadeKaikouraCanterbury7300New ZealandGreat location! See map

Upscale beach hotel in Kaikoura with bar/lounge
  • Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
Very Good8.4
Awesome vibe
Tasty breakfast
More comfort would be nice
52See all 52 reviews
From 381 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Kaikoura Boutique Hotel, Kaikoura

from $244
  • Courtyard Room
  • Courtyard Standard Room
  • Waterfront Suite
  • Historic Waterfront Room
  • Historic Waterfront Room
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Ocean View
  • Junior Waterfront

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 12 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-6 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Express check-out
The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 6 PM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Children (15 years old and younger) not allowed

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

  • Free nearby parking


  • Area shuttle *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
Working away
  • Business center
  • One meeting room
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Year Built 1886
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony or patio
Freshen up
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping

Kaikoura Boutique Hotel, Kaikoura’s small print

Also known as

  • Boutique Hotel Kaikoura
  • Hotel Kaikoura
  • Kaikoura Boutique
  • Kaikoura Boutique Hotel
  • Kaikoura Hotel


This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Optional extras

Onsite credit card charges are subject to an extra charge

Rollaway beds are available for NZD 100.00 per night

Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Kaikoura Boutique Hotel, Kaikoura


  • On the waterfront
  • Kaikoura Visitor Centre - 15 min walk
  • Kaikoura Museum - 20 min walk
  • Kaikoura District Museum - 22 min walk
  • Fyffe House - 23 min walk
  • Kaikoura Beach - 24 min walk
  • Point Kean Seal Colony - 43 min walk
  • Mount Fyffe - 7.5 mi / 12.1 km

Getting around

  • Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.) - 132 min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Free parking nearby
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.4 From 52 reviews

Kaikoura Boutique Hotel, Kaikoura
Wonderful staff and location. Would stay again in a heartbeat. Loved it.
Alie, us1 night trip
Kaikoura Boutique Hotel, Kaikoura
This hotel is closed until further notice
This hotel closed because of too much earthquake damage. We were not notified by Hotel did not have our e-mail. Very frustrating.
A Traveler, us2 night romance trip
Kaikoura Boutique Hotel, Kaikoura
Very Good8.0
The hosts were just great.
A Traveler, us2 night romance trip
Kaikoura Boutique Hotel, Kaikoura
Charm galore
This hotel is very charming with great personality and great hospitality. The breakfast was lovely and ample.
A Traveler, us1 night romance trip
Kaikoura Boutique Hotel, Kaikoura
This is a special place - everything is top-notch. Wish we could have stayed for more than one night.
A Traveler, us1 night family trip

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Kaikoura Boutique Hotel, Kaikoura

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