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Esplanade Apartments

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8 Esplanade, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The apartment we stayed in was really great , two bedrooms , two bathrooms, super size for sharing with another couple. The outlook from every room was amazing, and you could have stayed in and watched all the activities going on . The Cooks beach Ferry , fishing boats coming in . Great also that you can walk to restaurants... More 

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Felt completely at home while staying at the Esplanade. Found the managers extremely helpful and down to earth Kiwi's. We stayed in a 2 bedroom apartment with fabulous views over the harbour, ferry landing and playground across the road. The room was extremely big, and was ideally suited to our needs of family which included teenagers. We had an additional... More 

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Sunny Coast
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

We stayed in a 2 bed with and magnificent wrap around balcony, views across the playground to the water.Restaurants, pub, town all within a few minutes walk. The apartment is modernly furnished, and very spacious indeed.Perfect place for 2 couples or a family to share, huge entertainment areas.Comfortable beds,ample undercover parking, and thoroughly knowledgeable onsite managers. The 2 bathrooms are... More 

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Lovely modern 3 bedroom well appointed apartment on top floor with amazing views. Each room has a water view to delight. Walking distance to bars, restaurants, cafes etc and ferry. Town has 2 large supermarkets and local pub has nightly menu specials. Great base to local natural attractions of the Coromandel Peninsula.

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Was greeted at the reception by the managers quickly and told that I had free upgrade which was a nice start. The apartments were clean, modern and large rooms. The kitchen and living area were well equipped with everything you would need for your stay. The views from the balcony over looking the marina were amazing. 5 stars all the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

100 metres form the main beach, the Cooks beach passenger ferry, the marina and only 200 metres from the town centre shops we really enjoyed a weekend break at the Esplanade. With 5 adults, we grabbed a 3 bedroom unit overlooking the estuary and marina. Well appointed with 2 bathrooms I'd say our only little gripe would be that the... More 

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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

I chose this property for location and cost as there were 4 of us travelling and weren't disappointed by either. I was annoyed by the owners tirade of abuse towards Aucklander's within 30 seconds of my arrival and finding out that's where we were from. More disappointingly was when i checked out after one night to be asked "which one... More 

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Jenny K, Manager at Esplanade Apartments, responded to this review

I cant comment on the abuse about Aucklanders, as we came from there ourselves, and have no idea what you mean. We are sorry if you took offense to our question, regarding the fire door damage.But as Building Managers we are well within our rights, to find out if we can, who damaged the door.The fire door is Regulated by... More 

Halesworth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

This is a very modern, well equipped block of apartments in a quite beautiful spot. The apartments have every modern convenience - including a fully equipped kitchen (and I mean "fully"). the staff are really excellent but unfortunately the wifi was down whilst we were there and with no phone signal, we had to rely on trips to the library... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Yes, it's a nice location etc. etc. but our stay was spoiled by the management the next morning. On the way out I made a couple of helpful suggestions (pleasantly), boy was that a mistake. Got told several times that these are apartments, not hotels. Ok, well for $500 a night for a three bedroom "apartment" I would expect a... More 

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Perth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights and had a fantastic stay. The managers are lovely people and go out of there way to help you with anything. We were in a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom apartment with estuary views and they were fantastic views. Modern units and clean and tidy. We loved it here and when we come over to... More 

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