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Aotearoa Lodge

3.5 of 5 Motel   |   70 Racecourse Road, Whitianga, New Zealand
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Ranked #9 of 18 Hotels in Whitianga
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Perth, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Rooms are comfortable and had everything needed for our stay. The location is close enough to walk in and out of town, and our group of 4 were able to borrow bicycles free of charge from the owners. The tour run by the owner Darryl around the town and to different beaches was the perfect way to finish our holiday.... More

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Hi thank you for taking the time to place your review. Darryl and i would like to thank you for being great guest, and hope you all enjoyed your trip to the Coromandel. Many Thanks Lynette / Darryl More

Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Just 5 mins drive out of town centre this lodge is at a good location but I would not recommend for someone who does not have their own mode of transport. For our 2 night stay at aotearoa lodge we stayed in a superior room with super king bed. The room was spacious & bed was comfortable......our room had access... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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46 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We booked the two bedroom self catering apartments for a couple of nights. The location is a bit out of the main Whitianga town but if you have transport its just a 3 minute drive. We preferred the location as it was quiet and had nice gardens. Darrel and Lynett were very helpful and told us about the surrounding areas... More

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Sentosa Island, Singapore
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15 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Staying at the Aotearoa Lodge is an ideal location to sight see the nearby attractions as well as the Coromandel Coast. The room we stayed in was small and included a small fridge andTV. Wi Fi is available .We were given a Password when requested however were not able to access. It has been recently refurbished and beds are very... More

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oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

We had a standard room with a very small bathroom/shower room, separated only by a sliding door from the main room. Everything was clean though, and the room faced a garden that was very quiet. Breakfast was included in our rate and it was great muesli and yoghurt and bread and jam with a variety of teas. The hosts were... More

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Vadodara, Gujarat, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

From the moment darryl welcomed us we knew that this would be the best time we would have in NZ.Our room was amazing. it was with sliding doors and the view from the backyard garden was amazing. It was a start of summer so the mornings and evenings were very best. We still remember the feeling when we opened the... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This was our first stop after Auckland, and after a very long day driving the scenic route arrived in Whitianga. The Lodge is a little out of the town but is so peaceful and the garden beautiful. We stayed two nights and had a room with sliding doors opening onto the decking and then onto the garden which was fantastic.... More

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France
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54 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We had a standard room and it was very small indeed with no storage space whatsoever and no hanging space either (discounting the hooks on the back of the door!). Small bed, poor TV channel choice. Continental breakfast was fine and cooked options available at extra cost. WiFi was included for us, but otherwise a paid service and fairly weak... More

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We booked our stay here based on previous reviews, so we expecting clean but basic facilities, and that's what they are. We stayed in a standard twin room for one night after searching for decent accomodation at a reasonable price in Whitianga. Room included tea and coffee facilities, and a small bathroom/ensuite, and was clean but basic. And the beds... More

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Sydney
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Our first thought on arriving at Aotearoa Lodge was that it was a bit far out of town. Our impression changed after our welcoming check-in, and a chance to look at the lovely garden surroundings. Lynette gave us easy directions into town & great recommendations as to where to dine. We wanted to go to see Cathedral Cove & Darryl... More

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Lynette010, Owner at Aotearoa Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Little journey thank you so much for your review. Darryl and i would like to thank you for staying with us at Aotearoa Lodge and are very pleased you enjoyed your stay. All the very best Darryl & Lynette More

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Address: 70 Racecourse Road, Whitianga, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Whitianga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Aotearoa Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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