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Marlin Apartments

13 Buffalo Beach Road, Whitianga, New Zealand
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whitianga is a beautiful place to spend your holidays with loads to do around it. The apartment was clean and spacious, however I wouldn't recommend booking just one apartment if you are traveling with 4 adults. The fold out couch was - if so - suitable for a child to sleep on but not for two adults - worst sleep... More 

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New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

We spent three nights here in November 2015. We had expected to find perfectly adequate accommodation so were very pleased to find that it was much better than that - it was perfect as far as we're concerned! Clearly recently redecorated, everything was fresh and clean, the bed was nearly as comfortable as ours at home, the bathroom and kitchen... More 

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Thank regulartripster
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Stayed 3 nights in a one bedroom ground floor appartment. Perfect location on the beach front. Well equipped and comfortable space with a furnished patio. Take your own toiletries. Easy walk to a few restaurants and a lovely little cinema just along the road. A few minutes into the small town and to a lovely marina area with a great... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

practical, clean and cheap as chips so close to the beach we could hear the waves roll in while we slept...book an ocean view apartment as the balcony's are great to sit on with a drink the back rooms overlook next doors yard not so good... it was a crackin place and I will be back!

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Boulder, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We stayed at the Marlin Apartments for 4 nights in February 2014. We were in #2, the two bedroom apartment. It was a lovely apartment, with all the amenities, including working WiFi and Sky TV. We were self catering, so used the kitchen quite a bit. Only thing that didn't work well was the oven. The views from the full... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

All reviews are subjective, of course. We loved the Marlin Apartments, we found the owners to be very friendly and helpful, and the Wi-Fi worked perfectly for us. We had a two-bedroom apartment at the front, so probably the best spot and very spacious. All for the price of a one-bed apartment as we just turned up and there were... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

We have just spent 3 nights there in apartment One. It was dated and uncomfortable. The bed was uncomfortable and squashy. The couch was a sofa-bed type - again very uncomfortable. The dining table had 4 chairs but there wasn't room for 4 people. We got a 300ml milk and a single bar of soap. The soap and towels etc... More 

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Thank Juliet M
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

We were pre booked into our Marlin Apartment which I had done online. Once we arrived the motelier told us that she had overbooked purely by accident, she was very very helpful and put us next door in a 3 bedroom home with lovely views at the same price for our one bedroom motel room. we were very happy with... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

My family of 6 stayed at Marlin Apartments for 2 nights and found it extremely enjoyable. The location is awesome with stunning views of the bay. We had one of the front apartments which comfortably slept the 6 of us with plenty of room to spare. It was spotlessly clean and the owner was extremely helpful. We will definetely be... More 

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Thank Warren P
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

The accommodation location was great Situated by the beach and Whitianga town. The friendly staffs made us feel welcome and the facilities were well maintained and clean. The unit is spacious enough for 4 adults With a nice sunny deck in the afternoon (we stayed in unit 4) Loved the sound of the waves through out our stay, and afternoon... More 

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