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Oceanside Apartments

State Highway 35, 10932 | Via Opotiki, Eastern Bay of Plenty, Waihau Bay 3199, New Zealand
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Oceanside Apartments
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
23 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

My wife and I are retired and we decided to take a long road trip from Leigh to Gisborne to visit family. We found the Oceanside Apartments on the internet and checked various reviews etc before deciding to book for one night. The property consists of two separate buildings. The apartment at the rear has absolutely no view of the... More

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31 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

We stopped here for one night on our trip round the East Cape. We had the ground floor apartment from which we looked straight down the drive to the sea and beach 25 yards away. The apartment was clean and well equipped for our overnight needs. We had requested dinner and this was great. Brought to our room we had... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

We stayed here for one night as part of a 5 day Roadtrip. The great thing about the place is that there are only two units so it feels like you're pretty much on your own. The unit was large and well maintained. Its about 25m from the beach and you're treated to some spectacular sunsets. I'd disagree that it... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

Oceanside has had some lovely reviews and I think in it's heyday it was very good. The owner was easy to deal with and the lady that she has managing the place was lovely as well. Unfortunately the owner is not there much anymore, and the downstairs unit is starting to look a bit tired. It was also very cold... More

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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
24 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

Stayed here for 1 night during a 4 week road trip. The Accommodation is in a peaceful and stunning location with a quiet beach just the other side of the road. The rooms were nicely decorated and well equipped & our host served us an excellent evening meal and superb breakfast. This is a perfect location if you want to... More

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Fulton IL
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53 reviews 53 reviews
4 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2012

We stayed in the back unit (separate from the owner's house) and had a large and bright apartment to enjoy. The beach is just across the road so could enjoy both evening and morning strolls easily. We requested the hot breakfast (not included in the rate) and it was delivered to our room piping hot and was substantial. Would be... More

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2012

After finding this lodging on Trip Advisor we bookedfor one night after driving over from Gisbourne - it was so worth while and we regret not planning on two nights there. We could have ventured out with our picnic from. there and returned Although Jan was away Maureen cooked us a wonderful snapper dinner and made us feel so welcome.... More

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Austin, Texas
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2011

This stay had a little of everything from a plumbing issue and issues with the TV reception to a fantastic location and absolutely wonderful meals (dinner and breakfast). At the time we visited, the owners were away and there was a substitute manager. She tried to correct the plumbing issue without success. The location was great allowing us nice walks... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2011 via mobile

It was further east than I expected. We didn't arrive til rght on dusk but unpacked and were very comfortable for the night. Enjoyed a lovely walk along the beach before heading east after breakfast. One small problem with the shower plumbing not draining but host let us shower upstairs in her home.

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Jay, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2010

This area was one of the most scenic and least crowded places we visited. We loved it. However, there are few tourist facilities. Take your food and other necessities with you. The unit was not luxurious, but it was very clean and well furnished. Let Jan cook for you as much as she will! She’s a better cook than you... More

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Address: State Highway 35, 10932 | Via Opotiki, Eastern Bay of Plenty, Waihau Bay 3199, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Waihau Bay
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Located on the remote and beautiful Eastern Bay of Plenty, near East Cape and Cape Runaway, Waihau Bay is a lovely white safe and sandy beach ideal for swimming, fishing, diving and Kayaking. Our apartments are large fully self contained, with everything supplied for a comfortable stay, including TV, DVD, BBQ and outdoor furniture. Enjoy awesome beach and ocean views with a complimentary drink or take advantage of fresh seafood from our kitchen. ... more   less 
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