Lobster Inn Motor Lodge - Motel Restaurant Tavern Holiday Park
One Stop Solution for All Your Travelling Requirements

Quality modern accommodation to suit all budgets...

offering studio to family-style units as well as a holiday park camping ground. Unique street-level access from both floors. Ample parking provided. View our room types.

Quality modern accommodation offering studio to family-style units.

The Lobster Inn Motor Lodge has 27 self-contained warm, cosy units to suit every traveller's needs. From studios for 1 or 2 persons to large family units. Accommodation to suit all budgets.

Enjoy our seasonal solar heated swimming pool and BBQ area.

Relax with family and friends at the Lobster Inn Motor Lodge outdoor barbeque area and heated swimming pool. Check out the rest of Lobster Inn's guest facilities.

27 Self contained rooms located only 1km from main Kaikoura Township.

Enjoy the in-house restaurant or pop across the road to New World Supermarket. All you need within walking distance in Kaikoura New Zealand. Check our Rates and Live Availability.

Our purpose-built conference room offers a quiet, convenient environment.

From small meetings or learning workshops to conferences seating up to 65 persons, the Lobster Inn Motor Lodge Conferencing Centre can cater for every need.

30 camping sites overlooking the Kaikoura Mountain Ranges.

Just park your boat and relax with the family enjoying the local attractions. All with power and water supply. Boat parking and guest parking. Check our Rates and Live Availability.

A destination for all seasons, Kaikoura offers activities for everyone.

Magnificent Southern Alps mountain views on one side, sparkling Pacific Ocean on the other side - Truly Stunning! Check out What's On in Kaikoura and local Activities.

Last minute getaway

1 Jun 2016 (Wed) - 31 Aug 2016 (Wed)

Winter Special June - August 2016 Stay 2 nights, pay full price first night and half price for 2nd night – applies Fri/Sat/Sun only and applies to any room type

Pamper Pack

1 Jun 2016 (Wed) - 31 Aug 2016 (Wed)

Winter Special June - August 2016 Grab a girlfriend & head up to Kaikoura for a relaxing getaway. Includes accommodation, continental breakfast per day, a Beauty & Tea signature facial or Massage

His n Hers

1 Jun 2016 (Wed) - 31 Aug 2016 (Wed)

His n Hers – 2 nights accommodation including continental breakfast per day pp, 15 % off meal pp in Rumbar Restaurant or Lobster Inn Tavern, comp bottle of wine on arrival, For HIM: Golf at Koura Bay Golf Course or Kaikoura Golf Course x 18 holes – cart included and For HER: Beauty and Tea Signature Massage or Facial topped off with a perfect polish manicure & pedicure. Priced from $470 (based on studio room – upgrades available on request) Add a Whale Watch trip from $145 pp (by boat or by plane depending on your preference) (Drop off and Pick up available on request) **Why not grab your best mate and partner and enjoy weekend away together. Plan a few days away with the His and Hers package

Create a Tailor Made Getaway!

1 Jun 2016 (Wed) - 31 Aug 2016 (Wed)

Need a bonding weekend with kids or a mate?

What's On in Kaikoura

Kaikoura New Zealand

For what's happening in Kaikoura below are a few provided links you can use to search for Activities, Wineries and Region information you may be interested in.

Encounter Kaikoura

Encounter Kaikoura has been providing boat tours to swim with and watch the dusky dolphins and other wildlife since 1989

Whale Watching and Dolpins

Whale Watching and Dolphins are notoriously what the people want to see and do when visiting Kaikoura

Scenic Walks around Kaikoura

There are many scenic walks on offer, the most popular being the Peninsula walk which goes from the Seal Colony at Jimmy Armers Beach through to South Bay Reserve and offers a easy to moderate half day walk.

Lama Trekking

Lama Trekking – guided half day walk offering free entry to Fyffe House, Marine Centre and Farm Park.

Take a a break South Island

Have a look at what the South Island has to offer. This magazine is a must for those travelling around the South Island this summer

Kaikoura Farmers Market

Head along to the Kaikoura Farmers Market. Warm up with a range of hot brunch and lunch dishes. Open Sundays 10-12
Welcome to Lobster Inn Motor Lodge, Motel and Holiday park Accommodation, Kaikoura New Zealand

Kaikoura Motel, and Holiday Park.

Welcome to Lobster Inn Motor Lodge the one stop solution for all travellers. Catering for domestic/overseas tourists, corporate and wholesale markets.

Lobster Inn Kaikoura Accommodation - Giant Cray FishAlongside New Zealand's largest crayfish icon rests the Lobster Inn Motor Lodge, motel accommodation overlooking the Kaikoura Township, coast and mountains. Located adjacent to New World and Kaikoura's new shopping complex, and an easy walk through to the cafe scene and novelty shops one kilometre away.

  •  Quality modern accommodation offering studio to family-style units
  •  holiday park camping ground.
  • Unique street-level access from both floors.
  •  Ample parking provided. 
  • Guest laundry on site
  •  Solar-heated swimming pool and BBQ area. 
  • Warm, cosy units equipped with fridge, microwave, Freeview TV, DVD options, toiletries and hairdryers. 
  • Studios with tea/coffee/breakfast facilities, suites and family units with kitchens.
  •  Units with bath available. 
  • All units strictly smokefree. 
  • Sorry, no pets allowed.


 Located next to our Kaikoura Motel is the independently run  Lobster Inn Tavern restaurant and lounge bar

Stay and Explore all that Kaikoura has to offer.  Whale and Dolpin watching is very popular, but there are plenty of additional activities to do when the weather is not ideal to go out on the water.  Play a round of golf, explore Kaikoura and the surrounding areas by foot or mountain bike or chill in one of the many cafes around the township.  For other ideas on what do to in and around Kaikoura check out www.mustdonewzealand.co.nz

Your Hosts: Julie & Neil Pablecheque.