Nikau Lodge, Kaikoura, New Zealand
Nikau Lodge is conveniently located in the heart of Kaikoura with magnificent hilltop views of the sea and the mountains. The accommodation is clean and comfortable and there are opportunities to relax in the garden hot tub, sit on the verandah with a glass of wine and gaze at the stars and the snow-capped mountains.
The property also has a communal lounge with a wood fire which you can relax in and enjoy on a cold evening. The property was built in 1925 and you can see native Rimu and Matai throughout the property. The lodge is conveniently located to enjoy the marine wildlife of Kaikoura and the owners have named their rooms after these incredible creatures.
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Where possible, we like to offer a range of accommodation for each stop of your trip, chosen by our specialists as some of their favourite places to stay. To help you make the right choice, we give each property a rating based on its facilities and service, but we also look for hotels with distinct character or a location that can’t be bettered.
Experiences while staying here
The following activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences of the area where you’re staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident’s eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can also suggest outdoor pursuits and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the traditions of the area’s inhabitants.