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Oceanside Motel Whitianga

3.5 of 5 32 Buffalo Beach Road | Whitianga, Whitianga, New Zealand
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Alan and Jo have done a fantastic job. Awesome view and can't fault a thing and only a 4 minute walk to The Lost Spring. Totally recommend the Coromandel Coast it has beautiful beaches and bays the highlight would have to be cathedral cove.

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Alan and Jo M, Owner at Oceanside Motel Whitianga, responded to this review

Thanks for excellent review. Thanks also for the positive feedback, nice to know we are on the right track and guests do appreciate the Oceanside experience. Please come again More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights over Labour weekend. Got a call from the owner saying we left the place in a state and there will be an extra hefty charge! We left a few rinsed dishes and a pot on the bench (rinsed)!! and left the place very tidy! Ridiculous!! Also this place is way too expensive for what... More 

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Alan and Jo M, Owner at Oceanside Motel Whitianga, responded to this review

The unit was left in a disgraceful state, we should have charged more than we did to clean it up. We do not cater for this calibre of guest! More 

Sydney
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60 reviews 60 reviews
29 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Oceanside for 3 nights during our road trip around the Coromandel. We found the accommodation excellent. The location is good - a flat walk into town for restaurants and ferries. This is good choice for Whittianga.

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Alan and Jo M, Owner at Oceanside Motel Whitianga, responded to this review

Thanks Suzy for an excellent review. We agree, the beachfront location, short walk to town and superb sea views, that is what makes to Oceanside a great choice! We look forward to hosting you again. More 

San Jose, California, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We only stayed one night here, but I could have enjoyed at least a week. The property is located directly across from the beach, and our spacious one-bedroom unit had a large sliding glass door that led to a little sitting porch to enjoy coffee in the morning or wine in the evening as you watch the waves lap the... More 

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Alan and Jo M, Owner at Oceanside Motel Whitianga, responded to this review

Hi Dinna, Our One bedroom units are very popular, thanks for great feedback. As you said next time you will need to stay an extra couple of nights to experience all the Oceanside and the Coromandel has to offer. More 

Cronulla, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We stayed here for 4 nights and loved every thing about Oceanside Motel . We stayed in an upper level unit with amazing views and a large balcony to sit and relax on. It was spotlessly clean with a well equipped small kitchen. The owners were very friendly & helpful with restaurant tips, and Jo even booking a boat tour... More 

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Alan and Jo M, Owner at Oceanside Motel Whitianga, responded to this review

Vicki, We really appreciate your excellent review and the fact that you so enjoyed the benefits of our Executive Studio. The boat tour was a great bonus. We would love to host you again. More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We stayed here for two nights, early September, NZ spring. Beach is just across the road, you can walk to town in 5-10 minutes. Our room was very very clean, renovated not that long ago. Reception friendly and very honest! The road noise could put off some people as it would be very busy over the summer months. Great views.

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Alan and Jo M, Owner at Oceanside Motel Whitianga, responded to this review

Hello Pee Aaa, Thanks for great review, nice to see you enjoyed the sea views and the cleanliness of your unit, the Oceanside point of difference. Please come again More 

Victoria, Canada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
22 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Very clean, well maintained and friendly and helpful manager. All units have ocean views and patios or balconies to relax on and it is centrally located along the beach. The motel is in easy walking distance of the pier and town. Kitchens are well appointed, and units are spacious. Not a lot of storage for suitcases and clothing in the... More 

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Alan and Jo M, Owner at Oceanside Motel Whitianga, responded to this review

Thanks Jan G, We appreciate your great review and very glad to see you enjoyed the benefits of our superb beachfront location. We would love to host you again More 

Geelong, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We stayed on the top level and enjoyed a fabulous view and balcony. Room was very spacious and well appointed and clean. Excellent kitchenette. Bed was comfortable. Hosts very friendly and helpful. Would recommend.

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Alan and Jo M, Owner at Oceanside Motel Whitianga, responded to this review

Ruth B, Many thanks for excellent review. We do believe the views and the cleanliness of our units are our point of difference, so very nice to get confirmation of this from our guests, please come again. More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Friendly, helpful manager, great room with awesome views. The weather was fairly stormy but this provided some dramatic vistas. Room was immaculate and we were given great advice as to where to dine. Would definitely stay here again.

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Alan and Jo M, Owner at Oceanside Motel Whitianga, responded to this review

Thanks for excellent review. Nice to see you enjoyed the Oceanside accommodation, we look forward to hosting you again! More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Booked online as the impression was that this is a modern executive type motel. The room was dated (shoddy painted over wallpaper), the bathroom was from the 60's and our 1 bedroom room didn't have a bedroom door. To top it off we could hear the people 'canoodling' in the room next door and the people stomping around upstairs. The... More 

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Alan and Jo M, Owner at Oceanside Motel Whitianga, responded to this review

Snowkingsnz, Disappointing to read your review. The photos on our website are 100% correct., hard to see how you feel duped. We would have appreciated this feedback at the time so we could have acted on it immediately and offered you an upgrade. As for pricing, the One Bedroom you chose, is our cheapest unit and we believe is good... More 

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Address: 32 Buffalo Beach Road | Whitianga, Whitianga, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Whitianga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Oceanside Motel Whitianga 3.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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