Boo Teek Bar
Gorgeous waterfront boutique hotel - accommodation and breakfast - with a bar that opens to the public from 2pm serving champagne, wine, martini and platters.
Stay with us
Historic Waterfront Room
Elegant spacious luxe room with front-on sea views and large balcony. Dreamy king bed, large tiled bathrooms with rainwater showers, climate controlled air, luxury bathroom products, smart tv and wifi.
Sea and mountain view and large balcony. On first floor. Room size average 34 square metres. 5-star.
Stylish and fabulous - these rooms now have air conditioning - and an ensuite bathroom, Smart TV, luxe bathroom products and dreamy queen bedding.
Great choice for single travellers or if you're travelling light. Not a good choice if you have a lot of large luggage - these rooms are small, averaging 14 square metres.
These rooms open directly onto the lovely sheltered courtyard garden. No sea views. Ground level. 4-star.
Courtyard Delux Room
Spacious stylish room with large bathrooms, air conditioning, dreamy queen bed, luxury bathroom products, smart tv and wifi.
Courtyard view, large verandah, opening directly onto the garden, ground level. Room size average 24 square metres. 4-star.
Elegant spacious luxe room with side-on sea views and large balcony. Dreamy king bed, large tiled bathrooms with rainwater showers, climate controlled air, luxury bathroom products, smart tv and wifi.
Sea and mountain view and large balcony. On first floor. Room size average 30 square metres. 5-star.
Elegant spacious luxe room with front-on sea views. Dreamy king bed, large tiled bathrooms with rainwater showers, climate controlled air, luxury bathroom products, smart tv and wifi.
Sea and mountain views. On first floor. Room size average 30 square metres. 5-star.
About our hotel
This is one very lovely seaside hotel that is sure to delight, from check-in to check-out. Peacefully located half way along the waterfront Esplanade, it's only a short walk to the towns best restaurants and famous attractions. The buildings that make up the Kaikoura Boutique Hotel surround a large sun-soaked and rather swanky courtyard garden. The luxe 5-star waterfront rooms are all on the first floor of the historic building, with views galore. Everything else is on ground level - the cafe, bar, reception and delighful courtyard rooms.
Whether staying with us or not, you'll love Boo Teek Bar - open from 2pm - think great wine and martini lists, local craft beer and platters til 8pm. Come visit us soon X
Things to do
The marine geography off the coast makes Kaikoura one of the world's best places to observe these incredible mammals. Some resident, many migrating at various times of the year. Winter is arguably the best time of year to whale watch - migration is in full swing and they're closer to shore. By boat, helicopter or small plane - the staff at the hotel can happily advise and arrange.
New Zealand Fur Seal
The definition of innocense, the NZ Fur Seal is one of the more delightful creatures on the planet. Whether you want to seal-spot the main Kaikoura based colony on the foreshore beyond the hotel, take a 20 minute drive north to the famous Ohau Waterfall where baby seals learn how to be big seals, or go swimming with seals - Kaikoura is the seal capital of the universe. Hotel staff will happily point you in the right direction.
A mega-pod of Dolphins call Kaikoura and South Bay home. Regularly viewed from the dining room of the hotel, these are the most playful of all creatures. In Kaikoura you can kayak, swim or stay onboard and simply view dolphins at close range. Hotel staff are happy to advise and arrange for you.
By boat, helicopter or small plane, Whale watching is what Kaikoura is internationally famous for. Unique marine geography and position on the southern ocean's migratory route ensures year-around joy for visitors to Kaikoura. In high / summer season, book well in advance - contact the hotel for advice and to make arrangements for you.
A mega-pod of Dolphin call Kaikoura home. Regularly seen from the dining room over breakfast, they truly are the most playful and delightful of creatures. You can swim-with, kayak-with or simply view them by boat. Bookings essentially in advance for swimming encounters in high / summer season. Hotel staff happy to arrange bookings for you.
NZ Fur Seals
The definition of innocense, the NZ Fur Seal is thriving around the Kaikoura area. Whether you simply want to walk alongside the major colony just along the foreshore from the hotel, to driving 20 minutes north to Ohau Waterfall where baby seals play among themselves learning to be big seals, or swimming with the seals - it will be an experience you'll never forget. Hotel staff happy to arrange or point you in the right direction for an excellent experience.
Amazing river, country-side, horses and guide - this is one very special experience. Treks range from 2-5 hours and need booking in advance. Let us know at time of booking if this is something you'd like to do.
Great gear for guests to hire
For the guests looking to do a little free-styling, considering hiring some of our great quality equipment direct from us at the Hotel:
Dive & Snorkling gear
(Advanced Reservations Recommended)