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Information about Wacky Stays Hotel

Wacky Stays offers 6 unique accommodation types, including a colonial wagon, house truck, yurt, tipi tent, train carriage and a two-bedroom farmer’s cottage. Wacky Stays is located 4 km from Kaikoura town centre. Free continental breakfast is provided. The property offers mountain views and for 2 hours per day guests have exclusive access to over 30 farm animals, including IIama, pigs, sheep, alpaca, chickens and more. All accommodation features a fully equipped kitchen, electric blankets, outdoor furniture and mountain views. Most have a flat-screen TV, DVD player and free WiFi. Guests can explore the surrounding areas using the free bicycles provided. To keep you entertained there is mini golf and a tennis court located within 4 km from the property. The town centre has a variety of bars, restaurants and a tourist information centre.

Please inform Wacky Stays in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation. Please advise the property of the number of children and infants staying in each room. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property using the contact details found on the booking confirmation. Please note that due to the recent earthquake, some roads are closed and alternate routes may need to be taken to access the property. For further information please refer to the New Zealand Transport Agency's website.

Services of Wacky Stays Hotel

  • WiFi
  • Pets allowed
  • Cycling
  • Invoice provided
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Walking tours
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Family rooms
  • Books, DVDs, music for children
  • Free WiFi
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Smoke alarms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Heating
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
  • Private parking
  • Children's playground
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment
  • On-site parking
  • Parking
  • Internet services
  • Mini golf
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
  • Free parking
  • Hiking
  • Snorkelling


16 Kowhai Ford Road

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