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    Austin Heights Scenic Bed & Breakfast

    19 Austin Street | Kaikoura Peninsula, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    4.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 14 September 2017

    Room decor was excellent. Breakfast was also tasty. They have a very pretty garden. Hosts are chatty and very helpful. They allowed us to use their laundry machines for free. They provide complimentary cookies, chocolates and wine. They also packed us fruit cake on our...More

    1  Thank Rauhlb3
    Response from Owners19BB, Owner at Austin Heights Scenic Bed & BreakfastResponded 5 October 2017

    Thanks for the nice comments, much appreciated! But we are disgusted in the false allegations. On arrival these guests seemed like an nice couple from India who stayed for 3 days in February this year. While on your stay you obviously had some issues as...More

    Reviewed 5 May 2017

    What a fantastic B&B! We had a wonderful stay and would absolutely stay here again! Comfortable rooms, beautiful gardens, easy to find. Lynne and John are wonderful hosts. The views from the balcony are amazing!

    1  Thank pricciardo
    Response from Owners19BB, Owner at Austin Heights Scenic Bed & BreakfastResponded 27 September 2017

    Thank you for your great review Pricciardo, much appreciated. We also loved your company and we are pleased you were happy with your stay at Austin Heights. All the best to you both!

    Reviewed 16 March 2017

    Outstanding B & B. Beautiful room and lovely view. Very friendly and gracious hosts. Room was spacious and tastefully decorated. We had a separate en-suite bathroom across the hall. Bathroom was large, bright and airy. A complimentary bottle of sparkling wine and bottle of beer...More

    Thank Craig J
    Response from Owners19BB, Owner at Austin Heights Scenic Bed & BreakfastResponded 27 September 2017

    Thank you for the nice review Craig and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us? As we also enjoyed our time with you both as much. All the very best to you both for the future.

    Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

    We stayed many places on our trip to New Zealand, but Austin Heights in Kaikoura was the very best. The owners, John and Lynne, went out of their way to make us feel welcome and to arrange for excursions or provide information on local trails,...More

    1  Thank Ellen J
    Response from Owners19BB, Owner at Austin Heights Scenic Bed & BreakfastResponded 27 September 2017

    Hello Ellen, thank you so much for taking the time to write a lovely review! We are so pleased you enjoyed your time in Kaikoura. it was a real pleasure to meet you both and we wish you all the best until we meet again?

    Reviewed 10 February 2017

    Austin Heights….what a treat! Upon arrival, my husband and I were greeted by the lovely owners John and Lynne. We stayed three nights in the Coastal View Suite and it provided a great view of the picturesque mountains and bay! Every morning, John and Lynne...More

    1  Thank Leslie D
    Response from Owners19BB, Owner at Austin Heights Scenic Bed & BreakfastResponded 28 September 2017

    Thank you for the lovely review Leslie. It was a real pleasure to meet you both and we also enjoyed your company! We wish you both all the very best for the future & hopefully we will meet up again one day?

    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Spa
    • Price range
    • US$181 - US$197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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