Kaikoura Boutique Hotel
... home of Boo Teek cafe & bar
You'll love this enchanting hotel on Kaikoura's waterfront. Stay in delightful cheap & cheerful courtyard rooms - or gorgeous waterfronts. Boo Teek cafe and bar open all day everyday from 7.30am serves breakfast, brunch & platters. Superb coffee, wine and champagne too. Staying with us or not, come visit us soon x
Stay with us
Historic Waterfront Room
Elegant and luxe, these rooms have front-on sea and views galore, a lovely big balcony and climate controlled air conditioning. If you like the finer things in life or celebrating something special, these are the rooms for you.
Room features: Ultra comfortable King bed, Fabulous linen, bespoke furniture, stunning interior design, designer bathrooms with rain-water shower-head, New Zealand made luxury pamper products, 42" flat screen smart TV, fridge, tea & coffee making facilities. Located on first floor.
Room size: average 34 square metres. 5-star.
Edging the other side of the courtyard are our cute, contemporary, compact rooms. Ensuite bathrooms (great showers) and the perfect stylish crash-pad style for people travelling light.
Room features: Ultra comfortable queen bed with superior linen, bespoke furniture, stunning Marimekko inspired interior design, new functional ensuite bathrooms with great showers, New Zealand made luxury pamper products, flat screen smart TV, fridge, coffee/tea making facilities. Wifi and parking included.
Room size: 14 square metres. 4-star.
Courtyard Delux Room
Edging our lovely courtyard are these spacious stylish rooms all with large bathrooms, verandahs and dreamy bedding.
Beds are queen+ with superior linen. Interior design is contemporary and fresh. Flat screen smart TV, fridge, tea & coffee making facilities, New Zealand made luxury bathroom products.Wifi and parking included.
Room size: 24 square metres. 4-star.
Design and fitout similar to the Historic waterfronts, so expect 5-star luxe and climate controlled air conditioning. There are two types of Junior Waterfronts - either with side-on views and balconies - or front-on views and no balcony.
Room features: ultra comfortable king bed, Superior linen, bespoke furniture, stunning interior design, designer bathrooms, rain-water shower-head, New Zealand made luxury pamper products, 42" flat screen smart TV, fridge, tea & coffee making facilities.
Room size: average 34 square metres. 5-star.
About our hotel
This is one very lovely hotel that is sure to delight, from check-in to check-out. Peacefully located half way along the 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 delighfully cheap & cheerful courtyard rooms.
Whether staying with us or not, you'll love Boo Teek Cafe & Bar - open all day everyday from 7.30am - serving breakfast, brunch and platters - superb coffee, wine and champagne! Bloody Mary & Mimosa popular over a lazy brunch too!
We're all about making your time in Kaikoura magical and fun. 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)