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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Oceanside Motel was a great base for our Whitianga adventures. Jo was very helpful on arrival with maps and restaurant suggestions. The rooms were spotless (we had 2 upstairs) with a great big bath and lovely sunny balcony. Easy stroll into town or to the thermal spa with the beach directly across the road. Oceanside also had kayaks we borrowed... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location. Sat eating fish and chips out on the verandah - great view of the bay. The rooms were large and well equipped. Comfortable bed. Owner was very friendly and helpful. Free guest laundry which came in handy. Highly recommended. Only a 20 - 30 minute drive to the Hot Water Beach and Cathedral Cove - don't miss them!

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Brisbane, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely ground floor unit with courtyard area off the lounge - with a lovely view across the road to the beach. Whitianga is simply a gorgeous little town - I would feel blessed to wake up each morning with a view like this place has, in such a lovely spot of the world. Room was SPOTLESS and... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our room was clean and comfortable with a large terrace overlooking the sea. The owners were helpful and friendly. Our only issue was the road noise. The motel is situated on a busy street. We could not shut the doors to the terrace because there was no air conditioning and sleeping was a challenge at times.

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

Janet, Thanks for the review. I accept we have no air conditioning but we do have fans and lots of doors and windows. Whitianga has no busy streets, everyone has a different perspective on noise, all I can say is we receive very, very few comments on traffic noise. Possibly an upstairs unit may have been a better choice? More 

Neufahrn bei Freising, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wanted to stay 2 nights but I loved this beautiful motel that much that I staid 5 night. A wonderful place to relax and enjoy the beaches. Lots of other attractions can be reached easily from Whitianga. Thanks Allan & Jo for this wonderful experience!

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

What a great review, many thanks we do appreciate it! Hopefully you will get the opportunity to visit us again. More 

Waitangi, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Great location, very helpful people, loads of things to do around here. Provided shovel for trip to hot water beach, great. Very good space, excellent bed and the shower cubicle is magnificent. Kitchenette well kitted out with up todate equipment.

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

Stoneycreek, Thanks for excellent review and for taking the time to provide feedback from your stay. We look forward to hosting you again. More 

hongkong
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Our one bedroom room was perfect for our 2 day stay with our baby. Everything we needed was provided and the place was very clean and with modern bathroom. It is close to the shops and ample parking. The location by the beautiful beach makes it a great choice. The owners were also nice and helpful.

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

Thanks for a great review. Very pleasing to hear that you and your family enjoyed your stay and experienced what is on offer in the Coromandel. Should you visit again we would love to look after you More 

Toronto, Canada
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80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This motel had a nicely equipped kitchenette and a spacious living area with a view of the beach. The motel is a short walk into town to the restaurants, but the breakfast options are limited and I recommend that you stock up at the grocery store and make your own breakfast. I should also add that the proprietors of this... More 

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

Thanks Cheryl for excellent review. We are indeed very proud of our presentation and cleanliness, glad that you enjoyed the Oceanside experience. We would love to host you again. More 

Perth, Western Australia, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

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 November 16, 2014

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 

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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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