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The Esplanade Apartments

4.5 of 5 Condominium   |   8 Esplanade, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a long drive from Pahia, we were thrilled with this accommodation - very spacious apartment in a perfect location looking out to the Boat harbour. A short walk to everything, shops, restaurants, ferries. Very quiet when we were there, and we enjoyed our best meal in NZ downstairs at No.8 Restaurant. Wish we had stayed more than one night... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I have stayed here multiple times with friends and loved it every time! The location is very central, the apartments are incredibly spacious and clean, and the managers Jenny and Kelvin are very friendly and go out of their way to make your stay enjoyable. I personally recommend Room 111, it is a large corner apartment with an amazing view,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Waking up in Auckland on a beautiful Sunday morning we decided to take an impromptu overnight road trip to the Coromandel with our family. We drove into Whitianga at around 5:30pm with no accommodation bookings, and crossed our fingers. The Esplanade Apartments by far exceeded any expectations. The staff were gracious and friendly, and even though they were clearly leaving... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Somewhat dubiously we arrived in Whitianga and were relieved to discover The Esplanade Apartments were open again after being closed for many months as a result of building issues - needing to be externally re-clad. Whilst we had booked over the internet in February, we were assured it would be open, however on checking the website a couple of days... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

I planned a proposal at Whitianga and decided to stay at the Esplanade Apartments. Needless to say, this was the second best decision I've made after deciding to get married :D We stayed at a 2 bedroom Apartment as we traveled with another family. Jenny and Kelvin are very friendly and was able to help cater to all our needs... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

We stayed here for 4 nights over Easter for my sisters wedding in the area. there was a big group of us (I believe the Saturday night all apparements were filled with wedding guests) I got to see 6 different appartments and they were all great! We had a 2 bedroom that was on first floor overlooked the pool. we... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Stayed here 2 nights during a stay in Whitianga. Had a 2 bedroom apartment situated at the back of the building. One bathroom with access to bed 1 and lounge. Small balcony overlooking the pool. Staff were helpful, apartment was clean and well equipped. Used 'Blonde' restaurant once. The food portions were huge. Also used 'Salt' a few minutes walk... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

Came upon this block of apartments on the harbour's edge at the last minute and loved it: huge apartment overlooking the harbour; immaculately presented, furnished and clean; very modern; right on the edge of the town near bars and restaurants; sound safe parking; a great location for exploring the surrounding beaches. And great value for money.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

The online pictures look amazing, big bright with plenty of space. Our apartment was certainly none of these. We were on the south side of the building with no sun so the apartment felt very small and dark. Also the neighbours bedroom looked directly onto our balcony and straight into our bedroom so didn't feel private at all. I think... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

Location, Location, Location. This was our third visit to the Esplanade apartments and look you coudn't find a better place to stay anywhere in NZ. Great location, great apartments, very friendly hosts. Park the car and walk to everything the town has to offer. The Blonde restaurant in the same building is just great, great food and excellent service. The... More

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Address: 8 Esplanade, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Whitianga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Esplanade Apartments 4.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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