Panorama Motel, Kaikoura

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Panorama Motel Kaikoura

Great location by the sea

Situated just metres from the sea, each room boasts views that capture the majesty of the mountains, the ever-changing character of the sea, and frame some of the most stunning sunsets and sunrises you will ever see.

Fishing boats anchored in the Bay provide a foreground to views of the open-sea horizon. Sea birds can be seen, and dolphins and seals sightings are quite common.

The motel complex is situated near the stunning walking track that can be taken around the Kaikoura Peninsula. An excellent restaurant and pub are both less than 5 minutes’ walk from the motel.

The central business district is 20 minutes walk along the waterfront.

Kaikoura Beachfront Accommodation

The Panorama Motel accommodation complex in Kaikoura can truly claim to have magnificent and largely uninterrupted sea and mountain views.

Accommodation comprises of a mixture of studio, 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom ensuite smokefree units. Each unit opens out onto either a patio area with outdoor seating, or onto its own private balcony. Off-street parking is available, large enough for campervans, minibuses, as well as boats and trailers. Parking for the first floor accommodation is directly behind the units with level access to every room.

Each studio and motel unit includes:

  • Kitchenette with hot plates, microwave, fridge, toaster and jug
  • Sky TV
  • Electric blankets
  • Telephone
  • Complimentary tea, coffee, hot chocolate etc
  • Wireless Broadband to all units (laptop required)

Also available:

  • Hairdryers
  • 24hr use of the laundry facilities
  • Cot and highchair
  • Guest Internet kiosk in Reception
  • Fax by arrangement

Special Features

A safe, sandy, swimming beach is just across the road from the Panorama Motel. It is very popular in the summer time for a number of water sport activities or simply for cooling off! Adjacent to this, and also in front of the motel, is a vast area of rock pools that is exposed at low tide.

Another fascinating natural feature is at the rear of the accommodation complex. It is a 60-metre-high limestone cliff, which is the home for many birds.




266 The Esplanade
Kaikoura 7300

Phone: +64 3 319 5053

Freephone: within NZ: 0800 288 299


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