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Panorama Motel

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Welcome to Panorama Motel, your Kaikoura “home away from home.” Panorama Motel aims to make your visit as relaxing and enjoyable as possible, which is why so many guests continue to come back year after year. Close to The Point Sheep Shearing Show (1.4 km), a popular Kaikoura landmark, Panorama Motel is a great destination for tourists. Free wifi is offered to guests, and rooms at Panorama Motel include a flat screen TV, a refrigerator, and a telephone. For travellers arriving by car, there is free parking. While in Kaikoura be sure to experience local lobster favorites at Nin's Bin, Kaikoura Seafood BBQ, or Green Dolphin Restaurant & Bar. During your visit, be sure to check out popular attractions like Dolphin Encounter (1.1 km), Ohau Point Seal Colony (1.8 km), and Kaikoura Kayaks (1.4 km), which are all within walking distance of the motel. Panorama Motel puts the best of Kaikoura at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Paid Internet
Paid Wifi
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
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Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Microwave
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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HOTEL STYLE
Mountain View
Mid-range
200Reviews
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If I could give zero stars, I would. Firstly, there was clear sign stating there was vacancy. My mum walked into the reception, asked for a room and the lady behind the counter responds "you cant afford it here". Mum: how much is it? Lady: over $300 a night Mum: sweet, I'll
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A little dated but very clean and tidy. Nice and quiet end of the town but not far from the centre either. Nice walks round to the seal colony. Town itself was starting to get busy. The best resteraunts were booked out so you need to think about that before arriving.
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We loved it! New kitchen and bathroom, comfortable beds, and the best possible view of the water and the mountains. 5 mins walk up to the best food at the Pier hotel. Seals swimming past in the ocean. Very relaxing, very functional, very clean. Highly recommended.
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Pros: Gorgeous view Very clean Friendly helpful staff Pet friendly Spacious lounge area Nice walk to pub/restaurant Cons: No soundproofing - you can hear EVERYTHING - especially if you’re downstairs and a herd of elephants have checked in above you - very little sleep :( TV
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I spent Two very relaxing days in the Panorama Hotel with spectacular views of the snowy mountains flowing down to the beautiful blue ocean and coastal areas. I would highly recommend this place too anyone traveling to kaikoura. The rates are very reasonable the staff are
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The Whale watch office is at the Kaikoura Railway Stn approx. 2.8km to the north of the Panorama Motel. Think you have to check into the Whale Watch office before your tour starts and they run a transfer bus from there to the South Bay jetty where the boats leave from. South Bay is approx. 4.5km to the south (over the hill) from the Panorama Motel. Whale watch is fantastic but just as amazing is the swimming with the Dolphins! Enjoy- Richard
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"Upstairs rooms were reasonably spacious, quiet. The place is dated but clean and tidy."
"Upstairs rooms."
"All on ground level overlooking bay"
"Seemed like all rooms had good views but the top floors ones would have been better."
"we were on the second floor loved it."
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PRICE RANGE
US$101 - US$144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
panorama hotel kaikourapanorama motel kaikoura
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionKaikoura
NUMBER OF ROOMS
22
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