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San Marino Motor Lodge

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San Marino Dr, Coopers Beach | Doubtless Bay |, Mangonui 0420, New Zealand
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most beautiful beaches in NZ! The sun streamed into our very clean unit almost all day- most important in winter! An awesome view from the unit! Excellent service from the friendly manager (He changed our flat tyre for us so willingly and quickly). Good value. The unit is a little tired but comfortable, and we could have... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We chose this area of Northland for its absolutely beautiful outlook over the bay. The San Marino Motor Lodge was value for money and slept a family of 5 very comfortably. The managers were very accommodating and helpful (they also recommended Fresh & Tasty in Mongonui - 2nd lot of people to do so) and the position RIGHT on the... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

This place is like your own bach/crib. Comfortable, everything you need in the unit and the beach right outside your door. Safe beach for swimming and so stunning ! Stroll along this gem anytime of the day. The Milky Way is most impressive here ( no street lights to ruin the show) There are not many of these places left... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This is a great location as you can walk onto the beach from your unit or simply have coffee beside your unit at a little table gazing out at the whole beach and the ocean. It is a little run down and there were ants in the unit. So dont leave any food out or watch where you put your... More 

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We stayed 2 nights and wish we could have stayed longer. It was excellent value for money. The room we stayed in was old and a little bit tired but very clean. The new managers were very friendly and were doing an excellent job of updating the units. Keep up the good work!! Would recommend this to anyone. It was... More 

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new zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Have stayed here 3 times now, always breathtakingly beautiful, views spectacular, fishing on demand when you want, straight off the beach to the frying pan. Close to Mangonui township, Kaitaia, take a long or short stroll on the beach anytime of the day or night, service and manager friendly and professional, enjoyed the kayak experience for the teen/young adults, must... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The Motel itself is 3 star , getting a little tired , in need of some Electrical Checks in the room we stayed in . in saying that walking of your front Patio to the Sandy Beach is to die for , 5 Star , Manager s also gave 5 star Service , Great Place for a few days .... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Fantastic room - well equipped with an outstanding view of the bay. Friendly staff. Wished we could have stayed longer. Perfect setting to watch the sunset with fish & chips from the Mangonui Fish shop washed down with a bottle of sparkling red.

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We only stumbled across this place after seeing a road sign, but we were glad we did. A lovely beachside room, quiet and with friendly owners. It is also very good value for money - the cheapest motel we stayed in in New Zealand, and with perhaps the best access to the water. The beach is nothing special by Northland... More 

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Paihia, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

New Zealand beaches are not the best in the world so when I find a hotel/motel next to a great beach I am always impressed. And this hotel is right on a very nice beach with a huge, fantastic pohutukawa tree right there on the beach to sit under. The room we were in was not new or fantastic but... More 

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