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Waves Motel

#3 of 9 Hotels in Orewa
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Cnr Hibiscus Coast Highway and Kohu Street, Orewa, New Zealand
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Taupo, New Zealand
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1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Nearly cut my foot on broken tiles in bathroom. Place has gone down hill needs a good clean. These photos are what $250 a night gets you. Drink stains on Wall Dangerously broken tiles Old crumbs in cupboard Public toilet style soap dispensers Would never stay again

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Thank Sue H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have been here a couple of times now and are never disappointed. Beds are amazing, king sized, room is always nice and clean, big bathrooms with spa bath and. Staff is very friendly and helpful and price is good value. Close to shops and Beach.

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Thank Kira G
Forres, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

On our way to the Coromandel Peninsula we stopped here for the night and were pleasantly surprised by the standard of the rooms which were all self-contained with kitchens and modern spacious wet rooms, there were barbecue facilities, a guest laundry and a tour desk. Located next to a very long beach which was very useful for stretching the legs... More 

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Melbourne Australia
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149 reviews
78 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here for the night en route to the Bay of Islands. The hotel is very close to the beach and is on a corner, with being about 3-4 houses from the beach itself. Entering the passage to get to the room I first felt alarmed, it had a "cheap" feel about it but the room itself was actually... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice stay ,good price ,good size rooms very clean ,staff helpful and polite ,close to the beach with walking distance ,local restaurants very good food ,hired a car orewa car rentals very helpful man ,lovely clean beaches ,good for surfers

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Papamoa, New Zealand
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83 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Stopped here for the night while passing. Great place and very clean. Our room was not to far from a busy road but we never heard a thing, real quiet. We were a stone throw from the main beach to which we walked alone after dark, many people out fishing but still a very dark beach with no lighting anywhere... More 

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Thank daibach999
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

The staff were polite, friendly and helpful. The room was very clean and quiet despite it being alongside the main road. Free Wi-Fi and a good range of TV channels. Only metres to the beach. I'd definitely stay here again. Not too keen on little pots of milk, would have preferred a small carton.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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125 reviews
57 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

The property was very well presented, but on a warm night, not having any windows in the bedroom or air conditioning in the bedroom was inexcusable. Could not get a good night's sleep. Enjoyed the spa though.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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51 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

We stayed at Waves Motel for one night while in Orewa for a funeral. The Motel was very good, supplying all the comforts expected for the price. The room was clean and well presented - however it lacked the smaller points, like the Roman curtains didn't fold up properly due to the strings being twisted. The bed was superb, just... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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16 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

We arrived for one night, over the weekend as 3 people. We arrived late afternoon about 4.30pm and there was one person on (we think) and she was quite busy. We checked in and the placed was full booked. First impression was that it was great. We had a 1 bedroom and even though it was fully booked, you couldn't... More 

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