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The Esplanade Apartments

4.5 of 5 Condominium   |   8 Esplanade, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014
Kereru1955 Melbourne, Australia
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  • Location
    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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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Brisbane, Australia
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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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53 hotel reviews
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

We stayed her with my friend from Kerikeri on holiday visiting her, had a harbour view room which was excellent. Clean tidy and beautiful views could not fault our stay here. Pool fair size also found this to be clean also the spa. Did not have a problem with hosts found them to be really helpful,also ate at Blondes didn't... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

Stayed here with my wife and 7 month old child for two nights. Apartments are in a great location, close to buffalo beach, ferry, restaurants and main street shops. We had the smallest configuration two bedroom apartment but still a very decent size with lounge room separating both rooms. Bathroom was big, kitchen had all facilities including oven and cooktop.... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

We were staying in the penthouse apartment over early January 2013. Our initial thoughts of the place were quite good. Nice large apartment, clean and tidy beautiful views. However as our stay progressed we were harrassed by the hosts when returning to our room late at night, they must have had some nightmare guests, but forgot that we were not... 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*
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The Esplanade Apartments are only a stones throw away from the Whitianga town centre, beach and harbour. Guests have the choice of two or three bedroom apartments, with ensuites, open plan living and access to resort style facilities including spa, swimming pool and gym. ... more   less 
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