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Cheapest month to stay with an average 34% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 55% rise in price.
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When to book a hotel in Kaikoura

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Top tips for finding Kaikoura hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Kaikoura, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Kaikoura in May and June.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Kaikoura if you stay on a Monday. The opposite is true for, Friday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Kaikoura found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $114, while the most expensive was $155.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Kaikoura for 1 day.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Kaikoura

  • What are the best hotels near Kaikoura Beach?

    Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge and Kaikoura TOP 10 Holiday Park are very popular with users who want to stay within walking distance of Kaikoura Beach.

  • Are hotels in Kaikoura safe during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis?

    Hotels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Kaikoura. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Kaikoura?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Kaikoura districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Kaikoura city centre

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there Kaikoura hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Kaikoura that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Nikau Lodge, Kaikoura Boutique Hotel and Koura Bay Resort.

Where to stay in Kaikoura?

Our map will help you find the perfect place to stay in Kaikoura by showing you the exact location of each hotel.