Kaikoura Waterfront Apartments

3.0 star property
Waterfront hotel within easy reach of Kaikoura Visitor Centre

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Kaikoura Waterfront Apartments

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Deluxe Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, Ocean View | View from room
Deluxe Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, Ocean View | Dining room
Shower, free toiletries, hair dryer, towels

Overview of Kaikoura Waterfront Apartments

9.2 out of 10 Superb
9.2/10 Superb

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry facilities
126 Esplanade, Kaikoura, Canterbury, 7300
Main amenities
  • Near the beach
  • Air conditioning
  • Limited hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
Feel at home
  • Kitchen
  • Private bathroom
  • Premium TV channels
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free self-parking
  • High chair

Room options

2 Bedroom 1st floor with ocean views

  • Ocean view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 King Bed and 2 Single Beds

Deluxe Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, Ocean View

  • 30 sq m
  • Ocean view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 King Bed and 2 Single Beds

2 Bedroom Ground Floor with Partial view

  • Partial ocean view
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 King Bed and 2 Single Beds

2 Bedroom ground floor with patio

  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 King Bed and 2 Single Beds

Economy Room, 1 Bedroom

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

About this area

What's nearby

  • On the waterfront

Getting around

  • Blenheim (BHE-Woodbourne) - 111 min drive
  • Christchurch International Airport (CHC) - 137 min drive


  • Slam Club - 16 min walk
  • The Craypot - 13 min walk
  • Coopers Catch Kaikoura - 15 min walk
  • The Sonic Pacific Seafood Restaurant & Bar - 10 min walk
  • The Black Rabbit Pizza - 18 min walk

About this property

Kaikoura Waterfront Apartments

Situated by the ocean, Kaikoura Waterfront Apartments is a great choice for a stay in Kaikoura. Freebies such as WiFi and self-parking are added perks, and guests looking to stay active can experience the nearby hiking/biking trails. Fellow travellers like the overall property condition.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 18 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until 8:00 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

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


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

What to do

  • Beach nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Premium satellite channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning and heating
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Washing machine
  • Laundry detergent

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Kitchen
  • Toaster
  • High chair
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee


  • Local maps
  • Cleaning supplies

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 1.5 per cent

Hygiene & cleanliness

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

The property is professionally cleaned; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.


On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited.
Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector on site.
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Kaikoura Waterfront Apartments Hotel
Kaikoura Waterfront Apartments Kaikoura
Kaikoura Waterfront Apartments Hotel Kaikoura

Frequently asked questions

Does Kaikoura Waterfront Apartments offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Kaikoura Waterfront Apartments 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.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Kaikoura Waterfront Apartments?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Kaikoura Waterfront Apartments?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Kaikoura Waterfront Apartments?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Kaikoura Waterfront Apartments?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability).
What is there to do at Kaikoura Waterfront Apartments and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities nearby such as hiking. Additional recreation nearby includes ecotours and hunting.
Does Kaikoura Waterfront Apartments have self-catered rooms fitted with kitchens or kitchenettes?
Yes, a kitchen is available in every room, and also includes a coffee maker and a toaster.
What's the area around Kaikoura Waterfront Apartments like?
Kaikoura Waterfront Apartments is located on the waterfront, a short 20-minute walk from Kaikoura District Museum and 17 minutes' walk from Kaikoura Beach.







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Property conditions & facilities




10/10 Exceptional

Simon, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great location. Super clean. Extremely well equipped kitchen.
Karen, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Karen, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Paul, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Simon, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Lovely place to stay - very lovely staff. Nice, clean & spacious.
Cassandra, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

stephanie, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Excellent beds and well appointed apartment. Would definitely recommend.
Craig, 3-night romance trip
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8/10 Very good

Great location, good apartment.
Nathan, 1-night trip
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