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Te Araroa Holiday Park

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S Hwy 35 | Te Araroa, Gisborne, New Zealand
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Te Puia Springs
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Tucked away at the foot of the hills and right next to the beach. This place has a variety of accomodation from self contained units to powered and up powered camp sites. It has a shop with food and alcohol and basic camping and fishing gear and a picture theatre . Bill and the staff will look after you like... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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46 reviews 46 reviews
10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We only stayed here for one night and for us it was worth while. Behind where we camped there was a short walk to a lovely beach which was deserted. It was a bit dreary and the people were not all that friendly but it suited us for a night. I wouldn't plan on staying for more than two nights.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014 via mobile

We drove all the way from tauranga (4.30 hours) to te araroa enjoying the lovely bays and scenery on the way when we got to the park we couldn't believe how rough the camp was so we scarped back to ohiwa harbour very disappointed. if people want own or run a camp they should look at their camp with the... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We went to stay here for one night as this is the only park in the area, but when we saw the state of the place, we got back in the camper van and drove on to Gisborne. Rubbish and mess everywhere , and many of the sites were flooded, when you could find what was supposed to be a... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Remote location. Genuine friendly service and local knowledge. Large motel unit. Good shower. Good beds. I look forward to going back! Could easily spend lots of time there. Didn't expect to find this good in Te Araroa.

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Rotorua
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We stayed at Te Araroa holiday camp last night. Due to an error in booking made by myself. We discovered we had in fact booked our group into the Te Aroha holiday camp. That you can read about on there review page. Any way. The management from Te Araroa went out of there way to ensure that we were accommodated... More

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Falmouth
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78 reviews 78 reviews
41 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014 via mobile

Oh dear! We so much wanted to like this place but as we drove in, the general mess and untidiness set alarm bells ringing. We stayed in a motel studio for one night. There are several other options and in reading reviews you need to ensure they are relevant to your needs. The motel rooms are newish and our studio... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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60 reviews 60 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

This is a very basic holiday park. Our cabin smelled musty and needed airing. We doubled up the mattresses on our double bed and there was only just enough room to sleep. If you are over 6ft (1.83cm) you wouldn't fit here. The water needed to be boiled or filtered. Bathrooms were ok but we could cook in the cabin.... More

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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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57 reviews 57 reviews
26 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014 via mobile

A very basic camping ground. Our room was dated and the mattresses thin. The early morning call from the rooster caused some frustration In our cabin. The toilets were a little whiffy. However, the area is lovely and the staff were friendly. Free wifi. It was cheap accommodation and overall served its purpose. A good base to drive out to... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We had a quiet night here in a campervan, however it was the worst holiday camp of our trip. The place is a bit run down, has drinking water shortages (also several taps do not work), and does not accept 'normal' rubbish. In addition it is over a 5 minute walk to the beach, through a farm paddock. We arrived... More

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Additional Information about Te Araroa Holiday Park

Address: S Hwy 35 | Te Araroa, Gisborne, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Gisborne Region > Gisborne
Also Known As:
Te Araroa Holiday Park Hotel Gisborne

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