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Opononi Lighthouse Motel

3.5 of 5 45 State Highway 12, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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United Kingdom
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118 reviews 118 reviews
50 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 1 night at this motel on a recent trip through New Zealand. The motel was very well managed and the room was of a very good standard. Lots of space, clean, and well stocked with cooking facilities.

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clean, well maintained, well managed yet basic accommodation that I would recommend to anyone. Owner managers were very friendly and helpful. We booked a two bed and a studio to cater for the extended family and couldn't fault either unit. Unit 1 is a two bedded with great views from both bedrooms.

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Sydney, Australia
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We had booked a holiday home nearby however when we arrived no one was there and as time was marching on we had to find somewhere to stay as there was 4 of us. The staff at the Lighthouse Motel very friendly and helpful. As we had bought food to cook our tea they even allowed us to use their... More

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Only stayed one night on a trip around the top of the north island... It was nice, clean and quiet. Opononi is a decent place to stay for one night but wouldn't recommend lingering for too long as there isn't much going on.

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Brisbane, Australia
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19 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Exceptionally clean which was wonderful. Also wonderfully quiet and finally got a good night's rest. Facilities are adequate, again everything nice and clean. Owners very helpful and friendly. Not much to do around this place especially at night but it is a great rest stop. Scenery is pretty and there's a shop a few minutes walk away. It's a little... More

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

A comfortable stop if one is taking a loop drive around New Zealand's North Island- heading from the east coast over to see the Kauri Forest on the west coast. It is comfortable close to the water and has great views

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here on our road trip around Northland and were very impressed with the friendly hosts and excellent unit we stayed in. Everything we needed was there and we enjoyed our exchange about reviews: "Guest Advisor!" It just felt really nice!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Clean, fresh, spacious, just what was needed after a long trip through the forestry. Newly refurbished inside and out in recent times, nice stay, definitely recommend. Good food just up the road. The manager, being local, gave us all the "goss" on the local eateries and was spot on with a good feed of fish and chips had in quick... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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30 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We spent one night here on our tour of Northland and weren’t disappointed. Our unit was spotlessly clean and well equipped. We requested the front unit which has views over the Hokianga Harbour to the huge sand dunes. This 2 bedroom unit suited us perfectly and was a very comfortable place to stay.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We stayed at Opononi Lighthouse Motel for one night on our way to Bay of Island. Motel was very clean, owners very helpful and two bedroom unit spacious and reasonably priced. Hadn't been to Opononi before but would definitely return, (and for longer than one night) to this motel again should we get the opportunity. Very enjoyable stopover.

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Address: 45 State Highway 12, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Opononi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Opononi Lighthouse Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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