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Anchorage Motel

22 The Esplanade, Whitianga 2856, New Zealand
Anchorage Motel
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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AUCKLAND
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very clean and comfortable motel. Offers rooms with 1 or 2 bedrooms off the lounge area. Comfortable bed and plenty of hot water. Right across the road from the beach, I stayed in unit 1 which had a pleasant view of the beach. There's a well-appointed kitchen with stove and microwave. Though I did not use it, there's a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We drove in via a massive traffic-jam from Auckland and were in need of somewhere to chill, having tried a couple of places in Whitianga with staggering prices we thought we'd try the Anchorage & to be honest we wish we could have stayed 2 nights, great value! The lady on reception couldn't have been more helpful, the motel is... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Once again we chose to stay at the Anchorage and once again enjoyed our stay, the unit was clean, comfortable and Ron and Rhonda made us feel very welcomed. There is plenty of room and with the beach just across the road and heaps of restaurants/ town within easy walking distance it makes it a great place to stay, maybe... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Perfect place to stay directly across from the beach! Wonderful, friendly hosts. Would definitely recommend staying here? I enjoyed my stay and we had plenty of room for our family =) we also felt very welcome by the neighbours. Banana boat is setup just across the road too!

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Kalgoorlie,Western Austarlia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

An amazing view, straight acroos the road from the beach and ocean, superb view. Very attentive service but rooms showing their age. The showers should be refurbed, dank slightly mouldy hide away, no direct light into cubicle.sixties style kitchen but it all worked and did the job. I personally think it is well worth it.if one is after jazzed up... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

well what a great holiday, stayed 4 nights and had the best time,the hosts ron and rhonda were amasing so helpful an friendly the room was so clean . The views were amazing,beach right across the road 2min walk to the shops and cafe etc would really recommend this motel pet friendly as well . we will be back for... More 

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Auckland
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59 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Lucky for us we thought, over the New Year break to find somewhere we could go with our pooch with a last minute decision to take a break in the only week my husband has off until July. He had worked long hours over Xmas and needed to stop. Our favourite place in Tauranga no longer takes dogs - (having... More 

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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2013 and what a relaxing break we had. Ron & Rhonda were delightful Hosts - full of information and nothing was too much trouble for them. While this property was an older style Motel (as many are in NZ), everything had been done to present our Unit in the best possible light. It was very... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

Our family have chosen this motel for the past three years for a family get-together. Ron and Rhonda have been marvelous. The motels have always been nice and clean and tidy and serviced daily. Each time we have stayed we have used the BBQ area out the back and found it very user friendly, and this year Ron even gave... More 

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Conwy, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

My wife and I picked this hotel for it's location during our tour of New Zealand and we got it right. It is right on the beach and, if you are lucky like us, you may get the 1 bedroom apartment on the end with a window looking out to sea. Ron and Rhonda were perfect hosts, very accomodating and... More 

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