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Blue Wave Motel

209 Valley Road, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga, New Zealand (Formerly Links Motel)
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff was very friendly and informative with great recommendations for restaurants and things to do (like climb Mt Maunganui)…we loved how laid back everything was. The room was clean and quite standard. We had to rotate the bed slightly to get the bedroom door closed (no big deal, but worth mentioning) and the internet only worked near the tv.... More 

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Auckland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Booked in for one night ....had to change the amount of people staying a few days before ....no problem. Just a small drive from the main town so nice and quite at night ...checked in friendly host ...a couple of extra friends decided to stay the night no problem. Overall a great little place to stay clean and tidy friendly... More 

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Auckland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

The room is spacious for 5 adults and 1 child. The place is quite dated but its very clean and tidy. The location is just a walking distance from the beach. They are very informative regarding dining out, no need to ask them as everything is written down in the guest folder.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Staff was very friendly and gave helpful information about important activities and locations (supermarket, dairy, beach, mountain climb). Was traveling in a group of 4 friends and we all had separate beds. The room was spacious and everything was clean. Free wifi was a bonus. The place had a great atmosphere, was a short walk to the beach which is... More 

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Close to the beach and very clean, tidy and spacious. Friendly staff. Excellent stay thanks, with all the comforts of home plus sky tv. Need to drive into town really or like walking, but it was worth it for an affordable motel with such high standards.

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Falmouth
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78 reviews 78 reviews
41 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

It's an older motel and so some of the fittings are not the most modern BUT they all worked and it was well decorated and very clean. Being an older type, the walls are solid and we heard no noise from our neighbours. Also, our experience is that the older motels are larger and this was true of the Blue... More 

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Taupo, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Enjoyed our time for 3 nights at this nice motel. Great location and everything you need for a few nights. Service was friendly and on a quiet street. Was a 2 mins walk to the beach which we loved!! Villa had plenty of space also which is great for now a days.

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Wanaka, New Zealand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

I'm a bit surprised at the (high) ratings for this Motel, as it is a pretty 'basic' and no frills. However having said that, if you don't want or need luxury and don't mind staying in a Motel that was probably built in the 60's or 70's, it is very well looked after and is very well cleaned. In walking... More 

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Warkworth, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

Mount Maunganui is a beautiful place and this motel is a short walk from the beach. The price was great and the villa we stayed in (villa 2) was very spacious. It had a separate bedroom with a double and a single bed in it and in the lounge it had another double and a single bed. Worked great for... More 

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Melbourne Beach, Florida
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43 reviews 43 reviews
30 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

We stayed here as a family of three in a one bedroom villa. The unit was spacious with two beds and a nice size sofa in the living area and two double beds in the bedroom. The kitchen was large and well-equipped. The bathroom had a standup shower. We used the heater at night and it worked well. Television reception... More 

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Address: 209 Valley Road, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga, New Zealand (Formerly Links Motel)
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Tauranga > Mount Maunganui
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 7
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