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“Do not stay at this Motel!!!!!!!!”
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Clearwater Motel
Ranked #20 of 20 Hotels in Kaikoura
Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
“Do not stay at this Motel!!!!!!!!”
Reviewed 3 January 2011

This is the worst motel I have ever stayed at and it is way overpriced.
The rooms are old and shabby, the wallpaper is peeling off the walls, the couch was broken, the shower hardly worked at all.
There was no milk provided in the fridge which is usually expected. We were charged a lot of money for what we would expect to pay for a clean modern unit.
To top it off the owners were the rudest people I have ever some across.

  • Stayed January 2011, travelled with friends
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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Reviewed 18 January 2010

We booked to stay at this motel and drove past it. We couldn't bring ourselves to stay in such a shocking motel. My first thought was if I wanted to stay in a world war II bomb shelter I would sort consultation from the Army for places to stay. The internet had a nice photo showing the place. Lesson learnt never believe anything you see on web sites.
I actually would have preferred to stay in the car and I own a mini. Now what is worse is I rang to cancel and they still want the full night payment. This has put me off the town of Kaikoura.
MY ADVICE IS NEVER STAY AT CLEARWATER MOTEL KAIKOURA

  • Stayed January 2010, travelled with family
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Property: Clearwater Motel
Address: 168 Esplanade, Kaikoura, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Amenities:
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service
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Ranked #20 of 20 Hotels in Kaikoura
Number of rooms: 7

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