Austin Heights Scenic Bed & Breakfast

Address: 19 Austin Street, Kaikoura, Christchurch-Canterbury, South Island, 7300, New Zealand | 4 star b&b
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsAustin Heights Scenic Bed & Breakfast Kaikoura

    Reviewed by janandandrew

    Whale Watching

    Reviewed Mar 23, 2011
    by (8 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Excellent room with view of the mountains. Friendly service from John & Lynne.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews Austin Heights Scenic Bed & Breakfast Kaikoura

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

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