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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Derby, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
28 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW 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 4 days ago NEW

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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Leicester, United Kingdom
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113 reviews 113 reviews
40 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely room. Friendly hosts. Everything you could need. Very clean. Large bathroom. Well situated and although close to main road there was no noise. Less than an hour from Auckland airport. Would recommend to all.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked & paid for what was described on our Wotif booking confirmation as a ''Superior Spa Suite'. What we got was more like a studio- a pokey one at that. It was clean enough inside but basic, not superior. It did not have a separate shower or a washing machine as described. The website is inaccurate. The proximity to... More 

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Brampton, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for one night after arriving in to Auckland and heading up North. Good location. Very helpful staff and comfortable clean room with all essentials for a longer stay . Easy walk to restaurants etc. Give it a try you will not be disappointed.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed one night as part of a summer driving holiday. Waves is a well located motel, right on the beach. It is smartly appointed as you would expect. Would recommend for couples on a getaway. We walked into the township for food, which only took about 10 minutes. We loved the spa bath in the room! We would stay... More 

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Taupo, New Zealand
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14 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We recently needed somewhere to stay for a one night stop over between Whangarei and South Auckland. Searched and found Waves at Orewa ad we were pleasantly surprised to find Waves to be a very clean and tidy place with a more than adequate sized studio room. The staff were very polite and helpful and the accommodation fulfilled all of... More 

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Tappahannock, Virginia
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20 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

Booked in and got a wonderful suite, bedroom, bath with jacuzzi, and a kitchen dinner overlooking the beach! Everything included a great price we booked through Expedia! Two sofas, dining area and a separate business desk along with fridge and cooking facilities... just so much more than anything we could have expected including friendly and helpful staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

What a fantastic hotel. Super close to the beach (like 40m) and township. The staff were super friendly and welcoming. Gutted we only booked one night, would have been nice to stay for the weekend and try out the spa bath! Would definitely recommend and stay again.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Stayed for one night, to save the drive back to Mt Roskill at 2:00 am Checked in early afternoon, friendly service, went to room which was downstair unit, had everything i needed. tried out the spa bath and this was nice, everything was clean, and very comfortable beds. Came back at 2:00am and crashed in the bed, and had a... More 

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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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