Train Carriage information

The Train Carriage combines historical charm with modern comfort, offering a unique and memorable accommodation experience for guests seeking to immerse themselves in a bygone era of rail travel.

Train Carriage Features:
• Historical Significance: Originally built in 1889, the Train Carriage boasts a rich history and is a testament to the golden age of rail travel.
• Ornate Wood Paneling: Throughout the Carriage, you'll find ornate wood paneling that showcases the craftsmanship of the era. This beautiful woodwork adds character and charm to the interior.
• Master Bedroom: The master bedroom features a traditional brass ornamental double bed, providing a comfortable and classic sleeping space.
• Second Bedroom: The second bedroom is equipped with two wooden bunk beds, each 6 feet (1.8 meters) long.
• Railway Memorabilia: The Carriage is adorned with railway memorabilia, including antique signs, lanterns, and other historic pieces, creating a nostalgic ambiance that transports guests back in time.
• Bathroom: In the middle of the Carriage, you'll find a convenient shower room and toilet for your comfort.
• Open-Plan Kitchen and Lounge area: The open-plan kitchen is fully equipped for self-catering and includes an electric hob, microwave, oven, fridge, toaster, kettle, and a sink. It provides all the amenities needed for preparing meals during your stay. The lounge area features a flat-screen TV/DVD player, a traditional sofa, and a chair, creating a comfortable space to relax and unwind.
• Heating & Cooling: The Carriage is equipped with electric radiator heaters, a wall panel heater, and a cooling fan to ensure a comfortable temperature throughout the year.
• Recycling: Recycling bins are provided to support Kaikoura's 100% recycling ambition. Guests are encouraged to wash, separate, and recycle the waste they produce during their stay.
• Outdoor Space: Outside, the Carriage offers a spacious decking area, perfect for outdoor gatherings, and a large grassed open space where guests can enjoy the natural beauty of the surroundings.
• Amenities: Guests have access to bathroom robes (adult sizes only), bed linen, and towels. A gas barbecue is available for free use, and there are tea and coffee making facilities. Toiletries are also provided for your convenience.
• Utility Inclusions: Your stay includes the cost of electricity and gas to heat the water, ensuring a worry-free and enjoyable experience.

. Continental Breakfast: Upgrade your stay to include breakfast @ $30 per-person-per-day. We leave your breakfast items in your property, for you to prepare at a convenient time. We wash the dishes when you leave each day, and restock if necessary.
Unfortunately, we are not able to cater for dietary preferences, so there will be: wheat, gluten, flower based whole grain bread and a selection of breakfast cereals provided, along with standard: full-fat milk, butter, jam, tea, filter coffee, sugar, plus seasonal free range farm eggs and fruits. If you need alternative breakfast items, please bring some that are suitable.
PLEASE BOOK IN ADVANCE.