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Willowbank Motel

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183 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
2.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looks shocking from the road . Curtains hanging off hooks trucks parked outside . Shoukd vecabout $40 a night by the look of it. Amazed anyone has said it’s ok .mwhat mire can I say it’s $90fir a histology level facility and tge hostels are...More

Thank Pat231045
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Would not recommend Willowbank Motel to stay!! We were overcharged!! Very Expensive nightly rate for an old shabby motel. A group of 10 of us booked in for Queens Birthday weekend for a sporting event. Patrick overcharged my Credit Card $240.00 and would not see...More

Thank SteveLynne5961
Reviewed 21 April 2018

A very good motel, clean, quiet (ask for a back room, to be sure), good service, 'Green' (leave towel hanging, to save washing/water, they ask that people recycle stuff), comfortable bed. Woke every morning to mountain views, most rooms face mountains. If you have a...More

Thank mermaidnz
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

I am really disappointed at anyone else that has written this hotel is ok. I went off this advice, am a avid TripAdvisor user, and as soon as we drove in we could see how poor this hotel was. We have a young infant and...More

Thank Kase87
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

We booked a two room unit for two nights around a whale-watching trip. It was easy to book in and we were greeted warmly by a very nice man. We found the rooms basic, but clean, and the beds were comfortable. We needed a bed...More

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About
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
12
Price range
US$67 - US$124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Willowbank Hotel Kaikoura
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
12
Price range
US$67 - US$124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Willowbank Hotel Kaikoura
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
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Traveller (25)
Room & Suite (13)
Dining (3)
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"The rooms were mostly studio apartments and all similar"
Southlandrover
8 Apr 2016
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"Rooms suffer from noise when local fire station sirens goes off - day or night."
BerkshireTravelHog
14 Feb 2016
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"If light sleeper you would want a room near the back of the property as it is on State Highway 1."
Margm50
16 Jan 2016
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"One bedroom units are a tad bit more expensive but are absolutely worth it"
bkeen-e95
30 Sep 2015
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