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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Driving up the driveway we where already agitated and jumping almost in the car. What a beautiful mainhouse and cosy cottage next door. All in crisp white with a lot of colorfull flowers and a real porch. Just minutes away from Kaikoura. Jessica, is the lovely Swedisch host, who has followed her husband Greg to New Zealand. She is joyfull,...

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1Thank reisverslaafde
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 March 2016

What is important about a weekend get-away is finding a place like Kincaid, where the personal touches and that extra care and welcoming smile tell you that you are very welcome, your stay is special, and it's time to relax. The views of the mountains are very special...moody when they have cloud...very reminiscent of the highlands, and just fantastic when...

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Thank David H
Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 February 2016

This was our second visit to Kincaid in three years. We just had to return becaue, for us, it is the best cottage we have rented in New Zealand after three trips here. The cottage is beautifully presented and kept immaculately by Jessica, who can't do enough for you. Youreally do feel like an honoured guest. The views of the...

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1Thank Rob M
Auckland
Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

Being the type that like the quiet but still like to be connected we knew Kincaid was for us. It's positioning is prime. It's both peaceful and still handy to all of kaikoura's attractions. The view from the mountains to the sea, across kiwi farmland is healing and inspiring. The cottage is warm and homely yet is modern, clean and...

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2Thank clumont
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 15 December 2015

We stayed in the cottage next to Jessica's house . It is beautifully decorated and has 2 bedrooms and 2 toilets. It is 10mins drive away from Kaikoura town center. Surrounding mountain view is wonderful. The cottage is spotless clean. Lots of DVDs to watch . Kitchen is stocked with cooking essentials, tea, herbs, hot chocolate, coffee, and lots more....

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Thank Pris W
Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 August 2015

We stayed at Kincaid Cottage rather than the lodge. This is a self contained cottage 10 minutes drive from Kaikoura. There are great views of the mountains and farming on all sides. The cottage is well appointed with generous dimensions, and very private. We used it as a base to do the whale watching and peninsula walk, although availed ourselves...

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Thank Michael_Kiwi
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 January 2013

We stayed at the cottage which is totally stunning. The hosts had thought of everything from a toy basket to feeding equipment for the baby, access to tennis courts and a fully equipped house. We couldn't have had a happier stay and would love to come back again another time. The locAtion is stunning and we couldn't recommend it more...

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1Thank Lara D
Reviewed 7 June 2012

There is nothing we can possibly add to all the glowing reviews already given, but every word you read is absolutely true. Kincaid Lodge was our special treat at the end of a fortnight touring NZ with our two young daughters. We arrived late and cold on the first night to be greeted with an emergency spread of delicious sandwiches...

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Thank GoodwoodHill
Hertfordshire
Reviewed 5 April 2012

We had a wonderful experience here, not just a stay. We wanted somewhere comfortable and a bit special for our last three nights in NZ, and were absolutely delighted with Kincaid Lodge and our wonderful hosts, it far exceeded our expectations. We recommend it without reservation, with the suggestion you try and spend at least two nights here to enjoy...

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1Thank Linzini
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 March 2012

Everyone should visit Kincaid Lodge. Greg and Jessica are wonderful hosts, we felt we had known forever, lovely people and the welcome we received on arrival was huge! Our room was beautiful, looking out onto the garden, very peaceful and restful. Jessica presented us with a truly delicious breakfast, very stylish and flavoursome. We were so sorry we could not...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Backed by snow-capped mountains, looking out to the Pacific Ocean, the historic Kincaid homestead has stood for over 100 years. Kincaid has the peace and tranquility of the country, yet is just 5 minutes drive to Kaikoura. The recently refurbished homestead provides 3 luxuriously appointed guest rooms each with their own en-suite and private verandas. Country hospitality is a big feature and the new owners (01-09-08) Jessica and Greg Frost will do their utmost to ensure that you feel right at home. Welcome to Kincaid Lodge! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kincaid Lodge

Address: 611 Kincaid Road, Kaikoura 7371, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: £107 - £112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“I should think all the rooms are good, we had the Garden Room which was fabulous.”
 of 5 bubbles Linzini, 5 Apr 2012 | Read review
“You cannot go wrong. Every room is immaculate and spacious with gorgeous furnishings. Cookies are to die for!”
 of 5 bubbles JudyS391, 5 Jan 2012 | Read review
“All the rooms are great.”
  • View from the back garden
 of 5 bubbles michaelm353, 14 Nov 2011 | Read review
“Any room is perfect but a mountain view wins my vote”
  • Kincaid Lodge - Beautiful Gardens
  • Kincaid Lodge - Perfect Mountain views
 of 5 bubbles Jayjinx_dot_com, 12 Nov 2011 | Read review
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