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Beaches Motel

40 Seaforth Rd., Waihi Beach 3611, New Zealand
Beaches Motel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Flemingsburg, Kentucky
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

I have stayed at this motel my last four trips to New Zealand. my grand daughters and I vote it our favorite place to stay. the owner Steve is a delight, always a pleasure to deal with, even changed my flat tyre!. Across the street from access to the beautiful beach, the motel is fairly small but units are absolutely... More 

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Hong Kong, China
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

A chance discovery after driving through then village trying to find somewhere to stay. All the positive comments below are appropriate_ friendly, clean, convenient, comfortable, close to the beach. We received good recommendations for dinner at Flat White Cafe, within walking distance. Cannot speak highly enough of the friendly approach of the owners.

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Napier, New Zealand
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34 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

It is not the most modern, nor is it flash and the taps/hot water were installed by someone with a good sense of humor, but from the very first contact to the moment we left I was impressed by the owner, Steve, who had a relaxed style of hospitality but still gave terrific service. The motel s really well sited... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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32 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We stayed here after going to the x2 camping grounds and inquiring about the price's of self container rm's/units.... This motel was far cheaper.. One street back from beach,with easy access.... Room's were clean and tidy, even a couple of tradesmen were in rm next to us... The owner was very helpful (an English/London expat), the r'ms soon filled up... More 

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Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014 via mobile

My Partner and I decided last minute to stay overnight at Waihi Beach - didn't pre book. Looked around and through all accommodation options. The other options were very expensive and not intimate at all (campsite cabins). Took a punt on this motel and had a fantastic experience. Spacious unit, beautifully clean, all mod cons, informative and helpful Manager, and... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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43 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014 via mobile

Our party of three adults booked this motel at the Information Centre at Whangamata at the end of a long drive from Auckland via the Coromandel Peninsula, so it was a "this place has a vacancy, we are tired, let's go for it". Great place. Two bedrooms. Good size kitchen and living/dining room. A pleasant two minute walk to the... More 

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New Zealand
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27 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We stayed in one bedroom unit number 1 which faces the very busy road. If you are not used to road noise request another room away from the road as the road traffic never lets up! Unit very basic but seemed clean, however a large cockroach visited us during the night! However we have them at home so it didnt... More 

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17 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

We stayed for two nights in mid-December. Having stayed at Waihi Beach numerous times as a child, I knew what to expect from the town and the beach - it's a fantastic beach town. The motel was great - spacious bedrooms, very clean, modern appliances. Would recommend to anyone!

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Whangarei, New Zealand
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

Family( 6 adults) stayed two nights in a two bedroom unit with a sofa bed in lounge for a nieces wedding. The unit was very clean ,tidy and comfortable. Double bed in our room was great , had a very good sleep both nights. Had read comments about weak showers before booking but didn't find it to much of a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

We stayed for one night in a two bedroomed apartment after arriving in Waihi Beach without any accommodation organised. The apartment was clean, tidy and has everything you'd need from a motel room. The only downside was that the wifi was a little patchy but it was included so can't complain too much and the shower in the bathroom wasn't... More 

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