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San Marino Motor Lodge

San Marino Dr, Coopers Beach | Doubtless Bay |, Mangonui 0420, New Zealand
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Ranked #6 of 11 Mangonui B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Auckland, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for an affordable place to say for one winter night showing a friends as much of northland as possible. This place was perfect. Older rooms but clean and brilliant location. You could watch the sunset lying in bed from room 3. Even though it was July we playing in the water a bit and enjoyed some time... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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49 reviews 49 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Booked this accommodation on line. Arrived in the dark to very friendly owners. When we opened the curtains the next morning, the view was absolutely stunning and breathtaking. The sunset was just as spectacular. We stayed three nights here. Nice and clean, affordable. A little outdated but the views and location make up for this. Would stay again. Thanks so... More

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Friendly greeting on arrival, awesome situation with the sea lapping at your doorstep, two nights spent with total relaxation in the evenings and breakfast served at our convenience in the morning by the hosts, truly delightful. Accommodation a little tired looking and does require some cosmetic fix up, but we saw past that and highly recommend you stay at San... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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52 reviews 52 reviews
20 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Arriving in our unit to see the stunning view for miles completely wowed me. One of the best beachfront views at an affordable price in New Zealand. Stunning sunsets and every day the beach was quiet. The lodge is located down the best end of the beach with easy access. The location and views are the absolute highlights here. It... More

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Mangonui, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

I have frequently stayed at San Merino (Waterfront on Coopers Beach) over the summer & found all aspects of my experience absolutely excellent. The Hosts Tobie & Phil deliver a warm & friendly welcome, the location is perfection with amazing sunrise over the bay, the beach is right there for a stroll or swim. The rooms are pleasant, comfortable and... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Who needs to fly to Fiji to see such an amazing sunset and clear water over the bay. This was a perfect break, amazing beachfront position and laid back atmosphere. The owners (Tobi and her husband) were very hospitable and friendly. Our room was dated but fastidiously clean and functional. Owners have plans for improvements. Will surely be back! Tracey

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

We needed a one night's accommodation and chanced on the San Marino! We were delighted with the beach front position and were sent off to sleep to the gentle sound of the waves. The San Marino has an enviable position and, although not luxurious, it was a perfect spot for us for the night. It was clean and comfortable.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Spent a few days touring North of Auckland and stayed at San Marino for a night. Was very tempted to stay another but had other places to visit. Very clean and tidy, good value for money. Right on the beach front and the view across the bay was divine.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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45 reviews 45 reviews
15 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Stayed four nights right on the lovely Coopers Beach, and couldn't fault it for the price, most other options are much pricier. OK, this place is quite basic and a bit dated (still separate hot - cold taps - gaaaah!!), but it ticked our boxes for a relaxing stay. The bed was comfortable and the view stunning. Getting straight out... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Went away for a few days relaxation and chose San Marino. Booked in for 3 nights and ended up staying 9 nights. The room was very clean and tidy and the bed comfortable.Waking up every morning to a beautiful view across the bay was an added bonus. The new owners were very helpful and courteous and doing a great job.... More

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Address: San Marino Dr, Coopers Beach | Doubtless Bay |, Mangonui 0420, New Zealand
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