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Oakura Beach Motel

53 Wairau Road, Oakura, New Zealand
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Napier
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25 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

We recently stayed at the Oakura Beach Motel and were impressed with the proximity to New Plymouth, the Pukeiti Gardens and the beach. However, when the bulb in the bathroom, and one other, had previously blown, the towels, bath mat etc. all extremely thin, many cobwebs evident, and only luke warm water in the shower (it was O.K. in the... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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52 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

I love Oakura and this Motel is certainly nice but I've stayed at the Oakura Holiday Park several times before and, after two nights at the Oakura Motel, I moved back to be at the Holiday Park on my most recent visit. There's nothing inherently wrong with the motel - it is cute, the people are nice - but it's... More 

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Thank pistachioann
Tauranga, New Zealand
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

THis was a beautiful place to stay even though it rained for a day or so. WE stayed here for 4 night We had a lovely cabin not very far from the beach You could hear the surf at night & the thunder 1 night.the cabin had 2 bedrooms one with bunks. nice shower & toilet kitchen with micro and... More 

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1 Thank wheels117
Wellington, New Zealand
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30 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

A peaceful niche (when the neighbours are not mowing lawns) with some mature trees and plants. Not too far from the beach and the township services. Not very modern, but the amenities were there and kept clean and in good order. A newspaper at the door and a range of beverages and some biscuits. Friendly and obliging service ... no... More 

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1 Thank Murray H
Hamilton, New Zealand
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356 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 119 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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Thank Ed R
Wellington, New Zealand
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61 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 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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Thank Diane C
Newport, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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17 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

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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43 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014 via mobile

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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Thank Ziggyfly
Norwich, England, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014 via mobile

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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