The Anchor Inn Motel
Set 2 km from the town centre, this functional motel on Kaikoura's waterfront is a 9-minute walk from Encounter Kaikoura, which arranges dolphin-viewing boat trips.
Featuring warm, relaxed decor, the cosy studios and 1- and 2-bedroom apartments come with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, sofas, and kitchens. Upgraded studios have waterfront views, while apartments have separate living rooms.
Free continental breakfast and parking is available.