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Paku Lodge

10 The Esplanade, | Box 63, Tairua 3544, New Zealand
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Ranked #3 of 6 hotels in Tairua
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014
MRS565 Tauranga, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    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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Tauranga, New Zealand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

A lovely, refreshing stay in a comfortable motel with great views of Tairua harbour. Very close to Mt Paku which has spectacular views over Pauanui and the Tairua estuary. At high tide, we enjoyed kayaking up the river quite some distance - take binoculars for better views of the birds! A very quiet place to stay. Kitchen well-equipped, though if... More

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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
22 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

This property is set in an elevated position overlooking the harbour on a quiet road on the peninsula out of Tairua. We went for a larger one bedroom apartment (No. 8) which had a separate bedroom. Both the sitting room and bedroom were light and airy with lovely views and spotlessly clean and nicely furnished. We went to dig our... More

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

We recieved a warm and friendly welcome on arrival, our room number 5 was on the ground floor. It was modern, spacious and very clean.The best bit was having two patios!, one at the side overlooking the estuary and one at the front. It was a shame we were only staying one night as we would have loved to make... More

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Zentralschweiz
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

We came for 2 nights and stayed 5! The location overlooking the harbor provides great views. The Paku is very calm (at the end of a cul de sac). A pleasant 20 mn stroll along the waterfront leads into town and there is a nice café right next door. The beautiful Ocean Beach is only a 5 mn walk. Whether... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We stayed one night after just turning up. A functional motel room, clean and well equipped with a balcony and great views. Great little restaurant cafe next door but only limited nights opening. Rooms were a little warm however really shouldn't complain as it was due to the sun shining in.

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Cranleigh, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

5 nights spent here in a one bedroom apartment overlooking the harbour. Views were constantly changing with the tides and light. Rooms and decor were immaculate. Bicycles,kayaks and paddle boards were available at no extra charge. Nothing was too much trouble for the managers Trevor and Helen.Thank you.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Stayed here for 4 nights early January. Good clean spacious accommodation and all facilities to do your own thing. Quiet location. But, be warned if you want internet access logging on is a pain and your device/computer is unlikely to stay connected when in room (good connection and speed in the reception office). Perhaps the management/owners would like to look... More

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Waterloo, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed staying here overnight. The room was gorgeous, spacious and clean, and the use of the barbecue and deck made for a lovely evening watching the sunset while we prepared and ate dinner. The hosts were very helpful in recommending things to do and see in the area (Gemstone Bay, Stingray Bay, Cathedral Cove, hike up Mt. Paaku).... More

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Shropshire, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013 via mobile

Paku lodge is very nice, light and airy, useful balcony. It's just a shame that Paku is having a new marina built which we think will destroy the ambience. Maybe good business for hotels catering for sailors. Information about local facilities inaccurate, advertised breakfast unavailable, manager had to be elsewhere and no substitute present.

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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12 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

Stayed for 4 nights and was very comfortable. Lovely deck outside our 1 Bedroom Apartment, with a barbecue and great views over the estuary. Clean, comfortable, and affordable with pleasant and helpful hosts.

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Address: 10 The Esplanade, | Box 63, Tairua 3544, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Tairua
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