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Oakura Beach Motel

3.0 of 5 53 Wairau Road, Oakura, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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87 reviews 87 reviews
13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

There is a lot to like about this place. The location is excellent just half a k or so from the magnificent beach, with the small shopping centre nearby (although avoid the Oakura Fish Shop - poor quality and exorbitant pricing). It is also only 15 minutes to New Plymouth. The grounds are very nice and there is a bbq... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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43 reviews 43 reviews
15 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Comfortable motel unit, set a lovely garden setting. Unit had everything you needed, space , comfortable bed and was very clean. If you like modern , then this place will disappoint. The owner was very friendly , however the cats are really friendly and quite happy to make themselves at home in your unit. Short walk to beach . Nice... More 

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Newport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Well equipped, clean, comfortable accommodation in a quiet area. Great nearby facilities - shops, restaurants etc. plus beach. Close to New Plymouth where most of the motels seem to be on main streets in town. This is the more peaceful alternative. Very helpful hosts. Have stayed before and would stay again.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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16 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

On pulling into the driveway, I noticed 4 or so scruffy looking cats lying casually on the driveway and in front of some of the units. Get to my room and start to settle in and almost trip over one. Unit is nice and tidy, spacious with all kitchen facilities, nice queen sized bed. TV is a bit on the... More 

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OakuraBeachMotel, Owner at Oakura Beach Motel, responded to this review

Hi There Sorry the cats bothered you, We don’t have Four cats but next doors cats visit the property from time to time as well so that may have been the reason there were so many cats? With regards to the shower temperature we will look at the shower temperature setting as it was only last month the temperature was... More 

Arizona
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

This property met our needs perfectly. Well located, easy walking distance to the black beach. Property is well maintained and clean. We really like being able to park right next to your door. Kitchen was fine and had everything we needed for an overnight stay. Recommended

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Norwich, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Great motel.cleaned daily. free daily newspaper.rooms spacious with bed linen and towels provided which is great if traveling around. Great hosts. Would recommend to everyone.very close to lovely beach and shop's. Great value.

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Waihi Beach, null, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014 via mobile

A very clean and friendly motel to stay in. The manager/owner (?) was lovely and offered help whenever we asked. The room was tidy and well equipped for our needs. A lovely play area for the kids, with a good sized BBQ area for our use, which my kids loved playing cafés in. The friendly pets were an added bonus... More 

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Ohakune, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Stayed here on a last minute change of plans and was pleasantly surprised! Clean, cozy & a 5 minute walk to the beach! A perfect place to relax! Everything about this place was perfect! There was even a mandarin tree bursting with deliciousness!

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

Stayed here over Queens birthday weekend - found this place by just driving by. Stayed in a studio room, very clean and comfortable with a full kitchen. Nice new bedspreads. Shower (no bath). Quiet and a 2 minute walk to Oakura surf beach. Walking distance to a Four Square, Fish n Chip shop, restaurant, sports bar, chemist. 10 min drive... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

Had a nice stay with our small family here. Welcoming hosts, comfortable and basic rooms, quiet location. Our bed was a bit too soft, and it was a bit cramped sometimes. But the hosts were accommodating and quick to respond to any requests. Plus just a few min walk to beach. Would recommend to friends.

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Address: 53 Wairau Road, Oakura, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Taranaki Region > Oakura
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Oakura Beach Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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