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Home away from home!

My husband and I absolutely fell in love with this apartment! The owner (Briggite) was so sweet and... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2015
Calgary, Canada
Shoppers delight

Found some very nice kiwi souvenirs, staff helpful, prices reasonable and if you want something a... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2015
Elizabeth H
Sydney, Australia
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16 May 2016
“Well worth a visit”
26 Apr 2015
“Home away from home!”
Come on and experience an exciting gilding demonstration tour. Brigitte a tutor/ gilder by trade explains and demonstrates the entire gilding process with genuine 22 carat gold- leaf. Groups of 6 people and more.
129 Scarborough Street, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
+64 3-319 6640
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Reviewed 17 May 2016

Great unique pieces, and very affordable. A very nice souvenir of my journey to Kaikoura is now neatly stowed in my suitcase. Lovely host/artist Brigitte.

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 26 April 2015

My husband and I absolutely fell in love with this apartment! The owner (Briggite) was so sweet and welcoming - just a lovely person! The two of us showed up at without reservation and were SO very lucky to have this place to call home...More

Date of experience: December 2014
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Reviewed 6 April 2015

Found some very nice kiwi souvenirs, staff helpful, prices reasonable and if you want something a little more upmarket and different then go there, its in the main street so easy to find.

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed 24 February 2015

Best accommodation of our stay in NZ. Breathtaking views over the Pacific, a huge apartment reasonably priced. Totally private. Owner Bridgette is a sweetheart. This was an incredible find.

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank TravelerNorfolk
Reviewed 5 January 2015

We stayed here at the last minute and were pleasantly surprised by the apartment and the location. The location is on the hill overlooking the town, but it only takes about 10-15 minutes to walk down, and 15-20 to walk back up. So great to...More

Date of experience: December 2014
2  Thank moreperfectdays
Reviewed 28 February 2014

We had driven past this gallery several times on our way to and from our B&B accommodation in Kaikoura. I was initially not going to call in as I thought the art work would be too out of our league and the gallery would be...More

Date of experience: February 2014
Thank JayK6
Reviewed 17 November 2013

My husband & I stayed in Absolutely in October & it was the perfect place for us! Brigitte was a wonderful hostess. Very accommodating! The apartment was quite spacious & the bathroom area was huge & well appointed. Plenty of room for the 2 of...More

Date of experience: October 2013
Thank TexasMuffy
Reviewed 15 December 2012

A very stylish, beautifully fitted apartment; stunningly presented, mouth-watering breakfast tray (so pretty that we emailed photos of it to our family immediately!); helpful attitude when we asked questions; free internet; fabulous views over the sea and mountains. All in all, of the many, many...More

Date of experience: November 2012
1  Thank Alan S
Reviewed 13 October 2012

Do not miss to spare your time to visit their gallery! We went across this apartment by coincidence, and we decided to call and ask for this place purely by reading users' review. We were thinking of "Absolutely" apartment to rent but as it was...More

Date of experience: October 2012
1  Thank ARajino
Reviewed 11 October 2012

This was by far the most incredible place we have ever stayed. The view alone was absolute perfection! The host are very welcoming and have done a fabulous job of offering an wonderful cosy place to stay. Our only regret is that we did not...More

Date of experience: October 2012
2  Thank KimberlyM25
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