As a hostel, it might perhaps not be the best YHA in New Zealand, as it is a bit small. However, it does enjoy an excellent location, just a few meters away from the sea with great views of the mountains, and is a 20 minute walk to see a colony of seals and 10 minutes from the town center.
AMazing Hostel YHA network of Hostelling International, stunning situation within 5 meters of water and with amazing views of the ocean and mountain, is in the ride, in front, from the town center and bus stop have a 15 minute walk, the place is very nice, clean and well equipped, and has oceanfront rooms.
Just 5 minutes south of the village of Kaikoura is a campground that is situated next to the beach and one of the most suitable places to see the lovely sunrise on the east coast of the South Island of New Zealand. In the campsite there is room for tents and also about 10 booths. You have hot showers, toilets and washing machine with dryer. There are places to have a picnic and barbecue, among other things.
The White Morph Motor Inn (Kaikoura - in the region of Canterbury, New Zealand) is situated in the city center next to the sea. The hotel offers easy access to various tourist destinations in the city. The rooms offer an excellent view of the landscape outside and are very nicely designed. The hotel has a dining room as well as conference and business facilities, laundry service, concierge service, special services for disabled guests and parking.