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Bucklands Beach Waterfront Motel

3.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   42 The Parade | Bucklands Beach, Manukau 2012, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Victoria, Canada
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Quiet area, the chalets are comfortable and feel a little like an alpine resort. Well priced for being across the beach. Stayed in Unit 1 with main bedroom upstairs with a partial view of the bay. Very clean room, comfortable bed, nice linens, heated towel bars in bathroom, well equipped kitchen for a little motel complex, unit also had a... More

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Dee Why, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 7 nights in early August. We had been staying at a friend's place in Howick, so, went down to check out this motel. VERY impressed, love the Chalet style of accommodation. On checking in, a few days later, all was done smoothly and in a friendly manner. The main bed is in the Amin room,but, no... More

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Manukau
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I had read the reviews & seen the photos and was looking forward to our one night stay. We live in Auckland but were going to a party out at Bucklands that was within walking distance of the motel so we decided to book a room, we got the 'cheapest' room @ $115 knowing we'd only be there for a... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Good choice to be away from the CBD but still within a ferry ride to restaurants. Take care with ferry schedule as not many late sailings for return to Half Moon Bay. Howick Village is close with some good eating places. Motel is just average, nothing special except for the views.

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Deal, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Can't be beaten as a seafront motel. Has the view and the service at the right price. Your rooms are neat and tidy with every convenience available. Good for business and pleasure. Excellent restaurants within a (5) five minuet walk. This is a well managed motel.

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Northern California
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

I worried when I made the booking that the motel might not be a great pic. When we got there it turned out to be super clean and directly across the street from the bay. If you're using your gps to get there use Bucklands Beach as the town or the gps may not find it. The room was very... More

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Guangzhou, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

We booked a two-bedroom unit and stayed for three nights. Before arrived, I'm kinda worried that the motel might be very outdated due to some pics I saw on tripadvisor. But actually, the motel is well maintained. The unit is clean and comfortable. Washing room is pretty small but very tidy, shower is good, and they provide enough towels. There's... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

We booked a one bedroom unit, but needed room for an extra person so were upgraded for a small amount & without any fuss to a 3 bedroom chalet. Really helpful manager, lovely upstairs/downstairs warm wooden chalet. Easy to take the ferry to city central. Great position by the beach/bay. Lovely

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Smith Mountain Lake, Virginia, United States
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

We were definitely on the water. We were close to get on the different ferries and to go to many different places. The units do not have air conditioning; and this was certainly unusual in our travels in New Zealand. The internet is very slow and costly. It was certainly nice to have access to a washer and dryr.

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Melbourne
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

We took our 3 young children over Australia day weekend to see my Dad who is over working in NZ for 6 months . We stayed in 2 rooms in our 5 day visit room 18 was by far the better room and room 10. The one thing I would say if you have small kids like we do is... More

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Address: 42 The Parade | Bucklands Beach, Manukau 2012, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Manukau
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Bucklands Beach Waterfront Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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