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Tairua Shores Motel

156 Main Road, Tairua 2853, New Zealand
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Ranked #2 of 6 hotels in Tairua
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Katie M Oamaru, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Oamaru, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We planned our trip in advance to the Coromandel but weather did not cooperate. The room was warm, clean, and dry - perfect to hideaway from the gusty winds and rain. We chose to stay another night to wait out the weather. The owners were very friendly and helpful.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

What a really lovely beautiful place!! Everything was spotlessly clean and a very quiet area. We stayed for 3 nights and really explored the area. The climb up Mt Paku is excellent to do. The room was within walking distance of town too. The bedroom was really lovely, would love that in my own home!!

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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Well situated. About 20 minutes from all major spots in the area (whitianga, hotwater beach, whangamata etc). Very quiet and we felt safe. Tairua is a sleepy little town with good character. Nice fush n chups in the main town. Walking distance from this motel.

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auckland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Lovely motel, room was a really high standard - nicer than a lot of hotels I've stayed in. Stayed in a Garden Chalet room which was nice and big with a cute garden. Great location too. Price was super reasonable and staff were really friendly. Stay here!

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Adelaide, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights in March and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Our very clean well appointed room was quite spacious with kitchen & eating area, sofa and TV with free WiFi and large comfortable bed. Just a short pleasant walk into town to great places to eat. Glenn was very helpful with suggested places to visit along with directions... More

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Cambridge, England
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30 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

It is true that the chalets are not particularly impressive from the outside, but inside they are surprisingly spacious and very well appointed. We particularly liked the large and comfortable bed. We had a delightful patio area featuring a shell bed and some lovely shrubs. Glenn, the owner, was extremely helpful in recommending places to visit and lent us the... More

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Found this through booking.com before we travelled to NZ and upon arrival wished we'd allowed ourselves more time in the coromandel peninsula so we could have stayed for longer. The accommodation was first class and the location superbly beautiful. Plenty of nice places to eat only 5 mins attractive walk to a lovely quiet town. Highly recommended!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Loved our stay at this motel. Our room had a private courtyard. The owner was very informative and the housekeeper was helpful and polite. It is a short walk to the wharf and about 7 minutes walk into town. Would definately stay again.

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Kent, UK
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

This was a really nice, quiet motel, about a 5 minute walk from the restaurants and supermarkets, and only 200 metres from the foot ferry to Pauanui. We stayed in a one bedroom chalet with an extra large double bed. The chalet had clearly been recently refurbished to a high standard, and had a small kitchenette with microwave and a... More

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Melbourne
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25 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We drove in late in the afternoon and wanted a place to stay that had views. We drove a hard bargain on the only room left, the most expensive room as it has water views. We we're not disappointed, the outdoor deck had lovely views over the water - shame we didn't get there earlier to enjoy more of them.... More

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Address: 156 Main Road, Tairua 2853, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Tairua
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Tairua Shores Motel South Pacific - New Zealand

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Tairua Shores accommodation has all been fully refurbished and consists of 4 family units, each unit has a separate bedroom with king size bed, separate full kitchen,separate bathroom, lounge and own deck with bbq. Two units have views over looking the harbour. 3 spacious garden chalets plus 2 superior garden chalets. All chalets have a king size bed, separate bathroom, kitchen and own private very sunny garden deck. Cooked and continental breakfast delivered to your unit on request. ... more   less 
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