Bay Cottages Motel – Your Favourite Kaikoura Accommodation

For your Kaikoura accommodation, enjoy the charm and comfort of Bay Cottages Motel during your next holiday.

Affordable Kaikoura Accommodation 

Step off the beaten track with a stay at Kaikoura’s most peaceful fully self-contained cottages. Located 5 minutes’ drive from the centre of town, our five cottages offer you an environment of pure relaxation and combined with magnificent sunsets and views of South Bay.

Stay a stone’s throw from Kaikoura’s finest swimming beaches, and close to major attractions including whale watching, fishing charters, Kaikoura Peninsula Walkway and the seal colony in one of our unique Kaikoura holiday cottages.

Experience a Home Away from Home 

Our modern and fully self-contained cottages offer holiday makers exceptional value for money. Well heated, warm and sunny, clean and comfortable, each unit includes a free parking space right outside.

Your resident hosts Larisa and Gus offer warm and hospitality to all and have a wealth of local knowledge to share with you. From information and assistance, through to providing suggestions of walking and cycling tours, their love of Kaikoura always shines through.

All cottages are individually decorated to a high standard.

Stay at our self-catering cottages for quality accommodation.

Enjoy the peace and quiet, overlooking the hills.

Facilities for Guests of Our Kaikoura Accommodation 

Pacific Ocean

Our giant swimming pool is the Pacific Ocean, just across the road from Bay Cottages.

Off Street Parking

One free car park space per cottage. (If you have a boat or trailer, contact us first, so we can work out where you can park).


Free Netflix on your cottage flat-screen Smart TV.

Free Wi-Fi. No limits. Super-fast wi-fi for all guests.


Cook your own freshly caught fish on our gas BBQ.


We can pick you up from the bus station or train station by prior arrangement. Alternatively Kaikoura Taxi can drive you from town to our motel for around $15.00 or vice versa.

Children and infants

Our motel is not suitable for children under 18 including babies and toddlers.