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Waves Motel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Cnr Hibiscus Coast Highway and Kohu Street, Orewa, New Zealand
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Ranked #1 of 8 hotels in Orewa
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
JeanRoger1 Chorley, United Kingdom
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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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Chorley, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here for two nights for a wedding at the Ambers. The first night we booked on booking.com, but our circumstances changed and we telephoned Ken who had room for us. A one bedroomed apartment in the corner on the first floor with a Jacuzzi, kitchen and separate lounge. We loved the location being yards from the beach and a... More

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46 reviews 46 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a one night stand as we made our way from Paihia to Auckland. We were greeted warmly by our host, a pleasant Japanese chap and were very happy with the studio suite which was in immaculate condition. We had a comfortable king size bed and the hotel felt like it was almost new. We received beach towels for... More

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Launceston, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent one night here driving to the Bay of Islands. The accommodation is quite good, but as this was more expensive than anywhere else we stayed in New Zealand we did not consider it to be outstanding. Quite a long way to the shops, restaurants etc and although near the beach certainly no beach view.

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was excellent accommodation, just a few steps to beautiful Orewa beach and a short walk to nearby restaurants and shops. Welcoming staff on reception. Actually had a 2 bedroom studio, although only needed the one, so for a family would have been even better value for money.

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northern California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow - what a wonderful surprise! For some unknown reason we were upgraded and we were given a room with a king bed instead of queen. Nice bedroom with TV, a large sitting room with an even bigger TV, desk, table, couch, kitchenette with fridge, microwave, hob, coffee maker, toaster, supplies, etc. Everything is extremely modern and super clean. Beautiful... More

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Ryde, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
18 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Only booked one night as we were on our way north, but thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. Check in was efficient and courteous. Our room was spacious and well equipped with a good kitchen area. Everything was spotless. The bathroom was good. This motel is in a lovely position so close to the beach that you can hear the ocean... More

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North Shore City, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Stayed for one night for a getting-away-from-the-city weekend. It was absolutely perfect! Beautifully designed, private, close to the beach and shopping area, excellent spa bath, great facilities, friendly staff... everything we needed for our trip! Couldn't recommend this more.

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Haverfordwest, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
21 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014 via mobile

Stayed for one night breaking journey from Bay of Islands to Taupo. Conveniently close to beach and around 1 km from main centre, shops,bars,restaurants. Free wifi, television, sky channels etc. Very comfy bed Lovely big bathroom with spa bath. Terrace to sit out on Option to have breakfast delivered to room.

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

This hotel is steps from the beach and has very comfortable, spacious and clean rooms with mini fridge, stove top, microwave, and other great amenities. The spa tub was fantastic, and I really appreciated the blackout curtains and door option for the bedroom, which allowed me to sleep very well without lights creeping in to wake me up. The check... More

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Kerikeri, Northland, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Just back from the beautiful beach, walking distance to cafés and restaurants. Lovely hosts! Big spacious units and spa bath. Will stay here again instead of spending a night in Auckland. Nothing seems to be a problem, helpful with dinner recommendations too

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Waves Hotel
Waves Hotel Orewa
Address: Cnr Hibiscus Coast Highway and Kohu Street, Orewa, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Orewa
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Beach Free Parking Kitchenette Wheelchair access
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Ranked #1 of 8 hotels in Orewa
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Waves Motel 3.5*
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