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Opononi Lighthouse Motel

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45 State Highway 12, Opononi, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed at the Lighthouse Motel 2 nights. We must have been the last guest to arrive, and so we were given the handi-capped accessible room. It was huge, with a queen bed, a twin, and a futon/sofa. The kitchenette had a fridge, microwave, hot plate, toaster, coffee pot, and dishes. Everything was very clean. The area was pretty quiet.... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

A colleague and I had business in Opononi and stayed here for 3 nights. Really not much to say, although it is one of the nicest motels I've stayed in; the rooms are clean with kitchenettes, beds are comfortable, and the motel is in a good location near the beach, and good for the price. However, being a big guy... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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75 hotel reviews
177 helpful votes 177 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Only stayed one night but would be very happy to return and stay longer. The unit was spotless and comfortable with good self-catering facilities. We didn’t have a ‘view’ but it was pleasant to be able to sit outside with a drink.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I had the pleasure of staying the night in this motel. Brent and Deborah (owners) had to put up with a full house of cyclists during their afternoon/overnight stop-over during the Tour of Northland. Their kindness and support was fantastic, allowing everyone to wash all their cycling clothes in readiness for the next three days. A beautiful little community with... More 

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23 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

we stayed here for three nights and had a really relaxing time. Lots to see in the area, mainly scenery, forests etc. The unit was really clean and the kitchen facilities sufficient. The units are close together so it's important that your neighbour is not too noisy. Parking in front of the units is also close, but all the guests... More 

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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Cannot fault this Motel for good, clean comfortable facilities. Holiday accommodation is quite sparse in this area as are restaurants, apart from the inevitable fish and chips takeaway. But this motel was well equipped for self-catering.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

A 2 room (one twin and one with a queen bed) unit with kitchen and dining facilities and toilet/shower and lounge area, this was perfect for me and the friends I was travelling with but also would be ideal for small families. We were only there for one night but were very happy with the beach outside, the fish and... More 

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Deborah M, Owner at Opononi Lighthouse Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your appraisal of our motel. We hope you are enjoying (or enjoyed) the rest of your trip around Northland. More 

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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

If like us you arrive in Opononi a bit late in the afternoon then this is Ok. With more time you might want to shop around. The owner was a little terse and announced that he only had a 2 bedroom unit and it was $150, no small talk. We had a quick look and accepted, and to be honest... More 

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Deborah M, Owner at Opononi Lighthouse Motel, responded to this review

Hello Pete and Marion, Thank you for your appraisal of your stay at our property. We apologise that there was not more discussion on your arrival. In Brent's defence, he naturally has a deep voice and can be matter of fact; but he has taken on board your feedback. The kitchen facilities in our rooms have no ovens; which I... More 

Pondicherry, India
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123 reviews 123 reviews
53 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We came in late after the closing hours but we were received. The location is great at night we didn't realize in the morning was a discovery. With stunning view of the hokianga bay. The room was big and bed comfortable. Was very easy to find too.

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Clean and tidy complex, as were units, - spacious rooms in the unit. Pretty good value for money for the location and time of the year. Very annoying having to have the ranchslider closed on hot days when the next unit's occupants smoke on their deck only a couple of metres from your doorway. Smoking should be banned around/outside units... More 

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