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The Anchor Inn is an award-winning motel superbly located on the Kaikoura waterfront, with most rooms enjoying spectacular sea and mountain views.
We offer a choice of Executive, Luxury & Standard Studios as well as One & Two Bedroom Family Apartments. All units are fully self contained, spacious & very well appointed and are serviced daily for those guests staying for more than one night.
For 3 consecutive years (2001, 2002 & 2003) the Anchor Inn was judged "best motel" at the prestigous New Zealand Tourism Awards. We have also won a Distinction Award as well as the inaugural Qualmark Mark of Quality Award. These awards celebrate excellence and recognise the very best in the New Zealand tourism industry.
The Anchor Inn is rated "4 star plus" by Qualmark, which is New Zealand tourism's official quality agency. This rating is officially described as "Excellent. Consistently achieves high quality levels."
In 2011 we were also awarded with a TripAdvisor "Certificate of Excellence" for consistently receiving excellent ratings from it's members.Helpful information Check Out Time: 10am Hours: Reception open between 7.30am and 9.30pm. Directions: The Anchor Inn is located along the Esplanade between the Kaikoura town centre and the peninsula seal colony.