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Waves Motel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Cnr Hibiscus Coast Highway and Kohu Street, Orewa, New Zealand
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Ranked #2 of 9 Hotels in Orewa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here for a night great little place right next to along beach and good surf right out front we rented a board from a surf shop 10 minute walk and surfed out of our hotel room. The place is well kept full kitchen and comfy the manager is helpful also let us have a late checkout FYI when... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Its a whole 70 small steps from a beautiful beach - it may not over look it but it's close enough. The apartments are large, clean and airy with good decor. We have a road view but it's not noisy at night and there is a gig balcony to sit on outside which is nice. Good air con as well.... More 

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Whangarei
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Booked over phone, staff member took all relevant information including credit card details but when arrived to check in there was no record of booking and they were fully booked so we were stuck with nowhere to stay for our overnight business trip, staff member at desk advised that that particular employee who had taken the booking had in fact... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We arrived 2am by taxi from Auckland intl airport,Nya's expected 13km to motel, but turned out to be 67km? $241 taxi fare, then departed at 6am back to airport $149.00 via shuttle bus making it very expensive overnight, perhaps not fault of Waves, but I recall seeing 13kms and without geographical knowledge of Auckland we learned a good lesson. At... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by here on our way back to Auckland. The room was brand new, with plenty of space. Staff was very helpful. Location is perfect, just have to walk 1 minute and your are on the beach, without any road to cross. Would have stayed longer there is possible. WOuld definitely come back there. great value.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not to far from Orewa centre and not too close. Close to the beach. Nice modern rooms. We stayed for just one night and ate at a local restaurant within easy walking distance of motel. Staff friendly and helpful

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For our short stay it was a great place. Very basic but nice. Spa bath was great. We didnt have the view of beach but it was still a pleasant stay. Maybe slightly overpriced, The location is this Motels biggest upside

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Brussels, Belgium
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an appartement in the first floor of this motel. It was sold as having "sea view" - which in reality meant that we had a view on the car parking and a row of high trees. The sea shore/beach is 100 m behind the trees, you hardly feel/see it from your room. The room has a small balcony... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here on our way North after 3 months travelling around both islands I have to say we were disappointed with this motel. No friendly Kiwi welcome here but very corporate and cold we were shown to the room however nothing was explained, you were just left to read the endless instructions. We weren't even told we needed to... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a very comfortable motel in the great little town of Orewa. It is located right next to the beach and the staff are exceptionally friendly and helpful. Rooms are clean and have everything you need. Would definitely stay again.

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Address: Cnr Hibiscus Coast Highway and Kohu Street, Orewa, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Orewa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Waves Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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