Austin Heights Bed & Breakfast

Self Rated: 4.5 out of 5
19 Austin Street, South Island, Kaikoura, 7300, New Zealand
4.5 out of 5 rating 100 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5
Property Details

Property Location

Located in Kaikoura, Austin Heights Bed & Breakfast is by the ocean, a 4-minute drive from Kaikoura Beach and 7 minutes from Fyffe House. This 4.5-star bed & breakfast is 3.7 mi (5.9 km) from Peninsula Walkway and 8.6 mi (13.9 km) from Mount Fyffe.


Make yourself at home in one of the 4 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring kitchenettes with refrigerators and microwaves. Your Tempur-Pedic bed comes with Egyptian cotton sheets. Rooms have private furnished balconies or patios. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary, while 42-inch LCD televisions with satellite programming provide entertainment.


Enjoy recreational amenities such as a spa tub and bicycles to rent. Additional features at this Art Deco bed & breakfast include tour/ticket assistance, a picnic area, and barbecue grills. Guests can catch a ride to nearby destinations on the area shuttle (surcharge).


Enjoy a meal at the restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the bed & breakfast's room service (during limited hours). A complimentary continental breakfast is served on weekdays from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM and on weekends from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include luggage storage, laundry facilities, and coffee/tea in a common area. A train station pick-up service is provided at no charge.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Fyffe House - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Peninsula Walkway - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Kaikoura Beach - 2.4 km / 1.5 mi
Kaikoura Museum - 3.1 km / 2 mi
Mount Cookson - 3.4 km / 2.1 mi
Mount Fyffe - 13.9 km / 8.6 mi
Ohau Waterfall Walk and Seal Pups - 22.6 km / 14 mi
Ohau Point Lookout - 29.1 km / 18.1 mi
Okiwi Bay - 32.7 km / 20.3 mi

The preferred airport for Austin Heights Bed & Breakfast is Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.) - 180.8 km / 112.3 mi

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 10am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • No onsite parking is available.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
  • Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 9 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. The property does not allow children in the Deluxe coastal view suite and Deluxe Mount Fyffe Suite categories.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

  • This property offers transfers from the train station. Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Guests under 15 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property.

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Shuttle transfer per adult: NZD 10.00 (one-way)

  • Shuttle transfer per child: NZD 18 (one-way)

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Laundry fee: NZD 5.00 per day
  • Spa fee: NZD 10.00 per day
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 4.9 percent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Free train station pickup
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Spa tub
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Free breakfast
  • -Grocery/convenience store
  • -Coffee/tea in common areas
  • -Barbecue grill(s)
  • -Terrace
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • -Front desk (limited hours)
  • -Couples/private dining
  • -Restaurant
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Beach towels
  • -Garden
  • -Picnic area
  • -Outdoor furniture
  • -Off-street parking
  • -Wheelchair accessible parking