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14 Buffalo Beach Road, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ashburton, New Zealand
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89 reviews 89 reviews
42 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we stayed here for 4 nights in the upstairs apartment, was lovely and the view amazing. free washing, everything in our place we needed and a short walk to town. the owner lives up above and is a delightful lady who goes out of her way to help with anything, thank you thelma, was a lovely time

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for a girls weekend and it was fantastic. The beach is just across the road, literally 10 steps from the door and your on the beach. 5 minute walk into town. Very clean and tidy. Would highly recommend!! I will definitely be going back again

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25 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We stayed here for 1 night in one of two ground floor apartments. Right on the beachfront and about a 10 minute walk to the shopping centre. The owner Thelma greeted us on arrival and was brilliant. She has a long history of running Motels and knows the job backwards. The downstairs apartment is equiped way beyond what we would... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We were away for business for a couple of days and came across Sandy Shores. It was exactly what we needed, well situated, immaculately clean and tidy, great views, excellent price and has a well equipped kitchen as I prefer to cook myself when we are away. Will definitely stay again when in Whitianga.

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Melbourne, Australia
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113 reviews 113 reviews
48 hotel reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

The upper level at Sandy Shores is a huge apartment - not a hotel or motel (this is really miscategorised here), it's more a whole floor of a quite large house. It's also good value for money in what is typically a very expensive town for accommodation; it would comfortably take four people (two couples) which would make it a... More

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Perth, Australia
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8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We stayed for three nights in Thelma's 2nd floor apartment. The lift was a real bonus and saved carrying our cases up the flight of stairs. The apartment is fantastic and the panoramic views are simply superb. This was by far the best accommodation we stayed in during our travels around NZ. The apartment is truly self contained and Thelma... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Initially we loved this place. The location was fabulous within 5 minutes walking distance to the main street of Waitangi and a few minutes more to the wharf. We had the apartment which takes up the whole of the first floor - there are two smaller apartments on the ground floor and the owner, Thelma, has the top floor. Plenty... More

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Wanganui, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We stayed for two weeks 10/02/14-24/02/14the views just unbelievable the accomodation was just great ,the apartment had everything we needed and our host Thelma is just like the perfect mum , the apartment is five minutes away from town where everything you need is and we have already booked for next year can't wait.

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Calgary, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Wow! What a great place to stay! We were 2 couples and had rented the upstairs apartment. Plenty of room coupled with an amazing view made for a most pleasant stay! We loved being able to cook a meal and enjoy it in the spotless kitchen/dining room! Within walking distance to restaurants and shopping. Thelma is so friendly, accommodating and... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We booked for 1 night February 2014 based on reviews on trip advisor - we stayed an extra night as it felt comfortable and I think great price for what you get and decided to recoup our tired travelling bodies and just do day trips The views are amazing and Thelma is such a beautiful Lady Full sized fridge for... More

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Address: 14 Buffalo Beach Road, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Whitianga
Number of rooms: 3

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