Motel Accommodation in Kaikoura, New Zealand

Photo credit: Kaikoura Whale Watch

Welcome to Kaikōura’s Sierra Beachfront Motel

Kaikōura is located in the South Island of New Zealand, midway between Christchurch and Picton. Kaikōura is a fantastic stop-off coastal town, where you can recharge your batteries and enjoy a range of exciting activities such as whale watching, swimming with dolphins, seal colony visits, vineyard visits, wine tasting, sea fishing, long beach walks, and much more.

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Conveniently located on the foreshore, the Sierra Beach Front Motel is an ideal spot to stay while you enjoy the delights of Kaikōura area. In 20 steps you can be on the beach with the sand between your toes, or a quick walk will take you to the central township where you’ll find shops, cafés, and superb restaurants.

Sierra Beach Front Motel accommodation in Kaikōura consists of 13 units designed for a variety of visitor needs with affordable prices ranging from $95 to $180 per night. Tucked away from the busy main highway and the railway line, you can be assured of a great nights’ sleep. We pride ourselves on providing quality facilities more often found in much more expensive accommodation.

Your hosts Jo and Brad have excellent local knowledge and can help make your stay in Kaikōura as action-packed or relaxing as you desire. Chat to them about what you’d like to see and they’ll help with bookings free of charge.


View our range of comfortable, fully self-contained motel units designed to cater to a range of travelers and group sizes.


Check out photos of the motel and accommodation plus some spectacular shots of the local landscape and wildlife.

About Kaikoura

Kaikōura’s local area is bursting with things to see and do. Find out more about what’s on offer and come prepared for fun.

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