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A Rest n Kai. Kai


A Rest n Kai. Kai

3 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
3 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
Sparkling clean12 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Great location95% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

The space

Comfortable large room with queen sized bed, private and quiet with mountain views. External access. Small shower/toilet ensuite. Small lounge area with television and tea making facilities in the room. Free wireless internet. Close walk to town, Whale Watch, Dolphin Encounter and other tourist attractions. Your choice of full or continental breakfast included. Laundry service if required.

Small second bedroom available at extra cost for child or third adult if required.


Air conditioning
Wireless Internet

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed, 1 sofa bed

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Self check-in with building staff


126 Reviews

Simone User Profile
January 2018
Great place to stay! Good view and handy location and a great host! Thank you Carmel, wish we could stay longer!
Rohit & Ketaki User Profile
Rohit & Ketaki
March 2016
We had lovely and homely stay at Carmel's. She has a very nice home in a quiet location. A short stroll to the town center and eateries close by. The room has a comfy bed and a nice sit out looking out to the bay. Breakfast was great every morning and we enjoyed Carmel's company …
Jennifer User Profile
December 2014
Carmel's house was impeccably clean and comfortable. The welcome was very hearty and Carmel even offered me to park my car next to hers in the garage. The room was the most comfortable and amazing room I had on my trip and the ensuite was very convenient. Carmel prepared a de…
Michael User Profile
May 2018
Carmel is a lovely person. We really enjoyed having breakfast with her and hearing about her life. The room has tons of privacy and light. The house is within walking distance of the whale watches and main strip of town.
Ellie User Profile
April 2018
Beautiful, clean, centrally located ensuite annex with everything you needed for a comfortable stay whilst active in kaikoura. As a bonus Carmel was fab, would love to pass through and stay here again.
Andy User Profile
April 2018
Fantastic B&B in great location, views of the mountains, and the best host you could ask for. Carmel cannot do enough for you and is very knowledgeable on the area. We had a great 2 nights stay there with our baby daughter, great breakfast to start the day and everything you need…
Kayleigh User Profile
April 2018
Carmel is an excellent host! Breakfast was lovely and she gave us some great tips on the area. The room was very spacious and had a great view. Definitely recommend for a cosy stay in Kaikoura x

Hosted by Carmel

Kaikoura, New ZealandJoined in July 2010
Carmel User Profile
126 Reviews
1 Reference
Carmel is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I am a locally born, now retired registered nurse. I enjoy having international guests. Happy to assist with bookings and local advice.
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