About Us

The perfect getaway in Waimate

The Makikihi Country Hotel is an ideal place to relax and unwind. The perfect getaway for families, singles or couples, our hotel is nestled in the heart of the magnificent East Coast between Waimate and Timaru. We are proud members of the Chamber of Commerce and the Hospitality Association of New Zealand.

Our fantastic location not only puts you within easy reach of all the amenities and convenience of the nearby townships, it also invites you to discover the many charms of the stunning local beaches. Fishing is also a great drawcard of the area and the Makihihi Country Hotel is the perfect place to cast off for your fishing adventure!
If you are looking for a hotel that is more than just a home away from home, call the Makihihi Country Hotel.

Superior service

The mark of a great hotel is not just in its rooms and dining, but also the team's dedication to delivering exceptional customer service. At the Makihihi Country Hotel, our courteous and friendly staff will make sure that your every need is attended to.

Historic charm

Operated by the current management since 2011, the Makihihi Country Hotel was constructed in 1929. Although the hotel has been refurbished and completely modernised, it still retains its unique historic atmosphere.

Wonderful rooms

At Makikihi Country Hotel we pride ourselves on having just the right room to fit your needs. We offer both single and double occupancy rooms that are always spotlessly clean, comfortable and equipped with all the amenities for a pleasant stay.
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