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Whitianga Campground

6 Bongard Road, Whitianga 2856, New Zealand
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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English first
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

This camping ground would have to be one of the worst camping grounds in New Zealand. In the company of friends we traveled to Whitianga for a long weekend, both families staying in the cabins. Being a bit early we had the pleasure of listening to the cleaners complain about the dirt brought in by the previous occupants. A bit... More

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Grant J, Manager at Whitianga Campground, responded to this review

Its dissappointing to hear your negative comments about our campground Its true that we have an old fashion campground, we have always been upfront with that in our marketing, as some guests enjoy that experience and others, which probably would include the ANONYMOUS reviewer, would obviously prefer a more modern camping experience. We like to think that our pricing is... More

Santo Andre, SP
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

This place is simple but confortable! I stayed in a tend! if you want to stay in tend, dont forget that you can not charge anything! The bathroom works with coins, each coin you can take a shower for 5 minutes!

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014 via mobile

Very disappointed in the facilities available for the price paid. Appreciate weather cant be helped but owner attitude and blatant lying be turned a bad situation worse. Other campers shocked at owners lack of providing a safe area to camp in the hopes of making money on sites that remained empty during our entire stay. When moved we had to... More

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Grant J, Manager at Whitianga Campground, responded to this review

Jane Algie and friend booked a half site, arriving the 28th December for 5 nights, unfortunately the following day we had one of the worst days of rainfall I can remember here, 117mm in the town, the girls had been overnighting in nearby Coromandel, when they returned as the sites were very wet, Jane asked if they could move. I... More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Yes, it's a basic family camp ground, but is certainly good value. We are a family with limited budget and more than happy to enjoy the fun family times! Xmas and New Year is about relaxing by the seaside and what could be better than camping in this beautiful bush setting. An added bonus was the fantastic singer hired by... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014 via mobile

After travelling from auckland, the lady upon arrival informed me our cabin (was booked over two months in advance) was double booked but not her problem as the boss took the booking. Ended up in another horribly tiny room they call a cabin, which grant the boss offered to us after admitting he wasnt even sure if it was clean!... More

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Grant J, Manager at Whitianga Campground, responded to this review

5 westie chicks arrive, wrong room number allocated to their booking which is just as well as they had only booked for 4 guests., so girls sit down on the floor in their cabin and proceed to play drinking games, obviously too drunk to see the instructions at our office, regarding closing and opening of front gate, next morning we... More

Billingford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

This is a small campsite just off the main road at the north end of Whitianga. I got fed up with driving around in the rain and just stopped here without checking the facilities, paying for three nights. The toilet block is hideous. Dimly lit, bare concrete, the showers need a token for five minutes and the token machine is... More

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Grant J, Manager at Whitianga Campground, responded to this review

There are 3 campgrounds in Whitianga, we are the only campground that will take groups, which gives us a point of difference, but creates challenges for us as well, bad reviews being one downside Over the Xmas period with the Coro Gold Festival we can have up to up to 300 guests staying here a night, between Xmas and New... More

Auckland, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

The cabin we stayed in was grotty, and uncomfortable. There was no toilet roll holder or soap in the bathroom. The shower was has a 5 minute limit which is hard for those with long hair. But for what we paid I guess you can't ask for much. In hindsight I would definitely pay more to stay at a more... More

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Grant J, Manager at Whitianga Campground, responded to this review

We accept that the cabin may not be as clean as it should have been in November, as we hadn't finished our spring cleaning through all our cabins, in readiness for Xmas holidays Most guests seem to be happy with a 5 minute shower, I recall when 3 minutes was the norm Our toilet blocks now have soap or liquid... More

Brooklyn, New York
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

this place leaves a bad taste in the mouth. as a visitor in new zealand the bad attitude of the owner is a bad example of kiwi hospitality. - toilets dirty, disgusting, wet, unclean - cockroaches in the kitchen - freezer and fridge have not been cleaned for a long time - cowboy owner

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Grant J, Owner at Whitianga Campground, responded to this review

2 guests turned up with a dog, for a 2 night stay in a tent, and agreed to be sited at the rear of the campground, as dogs can be a problem for other guests The next morning I received a phone call from them complaining about some other campers. They said that they would be leaving if the campers... More

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

If you're someone traveling with your family, friends, or partner and looking for a quiet holiday campground to sit back and enjoy nature, then this place is NOT for you. First of all, the manager or owner or whatever he is named Grant does not reply to email inquiries regarding booking (umm, if you don't want our money as clients... More

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Grant J, Owner at Whitianga Campground, responded to this review

this review is from the same neurotic guests who have posted the review above, treacherous roads - really ? More

Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

It was tidy and looked to have just had a paint and carpet. The sheets and blankets were old which wasnt very inviting, milk in a jug rather than a sealed bottle. Tea coffee and sugar in containers which im not sure how long they were there for. The shower was very low pressure. Tv only had one channel. Coffee... More

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Address: 6 Bongard Road, Whitianga 2856, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Whitianga
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