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Waves Motel

#2 of 9 Hotels in Orewa
Certificate of Excellence
4.0 of 5
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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Huddersfield
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141 reviews 141 reviews
37 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a couple of nights here and thoroughly enjoyed it. The beach was a short walk away, the facilities more than adequate esp. the bathroom. The bed was comfortable and we both had a goodnight's sleep. The staff were friendly and provided complimentary beach towels. A bit of a walk to the town centre and it is better to... More 

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

AWFUL. Windowless bathrooms and bedrooms. 3x 15ml milk portions for THREE PAYING GUESTS. Grubby in room windlowless spa pool.No tea towels. 2 bath towels. No soap- dispenser completely empty. No remote control for bedroom television. Broken CD player. Half a roll of toilet paper. For the money $190 it was total rubbish.Questionable staining on the floor and pull out bed... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Okay room to stay in,everything you need there.left a bag of food and drink in one of the cupboards.unfortunately when we rang 5 hrs later the bag was gone! According to their policies anything left behind was kept for 3 months,maybe not such a good place to go

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Stockholm, Sweden
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45 reviews 45 reviews
17 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Situated less than 100 m from the beach north of Auckland this motel offers god value for money. You park your car safely just outside the reception which provides quick and efficient service (including the traditional milk bottle upon check-in). Your room will be on ground floor or upstairs, reached by a staircase to an open gallery. The rooms are... More 

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Waves04, Manager at Waves Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback, it is a good guide to other travelers who would like to spend a few days around Orewa. I am so happy to have you stay with us for several days. Hope you enjoyed, and see you next time. Thank you very much. More 

San Diego, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

Good location near the beach, short walk to town. There were a lot of things in the room that were broken and either hadn't been repaired or hadn't been repaired correctly. It seems the hotel is going downhill. The furniture was dirty. Worst of all, the front desk person totally ignored my wife for a long time when she went... More 

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Funchal, Portugal
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I can only highly recommend this boutique hotel. It's position is perfect with the beach nearby, the rooms being spacious and clean with the cherry being the staff who are great. I arrived very early and had a business meeting at the hotel, The friendly and prompt check in was a great relief and the assistance with the printing of... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
23 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

My wife and I stayed in suite No 12 which has a pleasant rear view to the sea and is laid out well and offers all the facilities needed when staying in a motel such as this. There are many positives to this place, the bedding was very comfortable and clean as was the sofas and dining furniture in the... More 

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San Diego, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 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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133 reviews 133 reviews
27 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

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
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

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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