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Southpacific Motel

249 Port Road, Whangamata, New Zealand
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Ranked #2 of 7 hotels in Whangamata
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
YK79 Auckland, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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English first
Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very basic,nice and tidy motel.Kitchen facility is very standard. We will come back again at Christmas time this year!!

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Eagle River, Alaska
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in November and it was my favorite place out of everywhere in New Zealand! The staff were amazing the owner who must be a gourmet chef made the most amazing breakfast. You won't be sorry you stayed here it's perfect. The room was clean modern and very comfortable. Definitely the best place, friendliest people We ran into on... More

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42 reviews 42 reviews
20 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We stayed for 1 night in a studio unit. Everything met our expectations and we were pleased we chose stay here. The unit had a good bed and was adequately furnished for 2 people. The shower was the best we had had in a 2 week tour, far superior to most showers anywhere. We used the laundry and this was... More

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Adelaide, Australia
20 reviews 20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We had a two night stay and we're pleasantly surprised with the size of the rooms,huge bed exceptionally comfortable, excellent shower and helpful hosts. The breakfast was well priced and divine 😊 another point worth noting is it is across the road from the local RSA who serve very good meals and are very friendly.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

A favorite place of mine to stay out of town! Friendly staff, great rooms. Always willing to give me a room when I need one. Always clean and tidy and always smiles when you arrive. Would recommend to all!

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Paris, France
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

We had booked for 4 and expected 2 rooms but in fact one couple had to sleep in the couch... The rooms were small but clean. The beds were good. Unfortunately the toilets were in the bathroom. The surroundings were OK.

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BeachedAsBro, Owner at Southpacific Motel, responded to this review

Hi Annie, Thanks for your review, you chose a studio unit which has a king bed and a foldout settee, this is clear on your booking form. You could have easily upgraded to a larger room but chose not to, I appreciate you staying with us and I certainly hope you enjoyed your time in Whangamata. Should you ever return... More

Vancouver, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

My partner and I stayed at the Southpacific Motel for its proximity to a nearby wedding venue in Opoutere. Our host was very friendly and helpful, providing not only a wonderful and clean room, but also local knowledge of the surrounding area. I recommend this motel for anyone staying within the the Coromandel area, or who is looking to experience... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Whangamata is a great place with beautiful new harbour and lovely beach. We stayed at Southpacific and found the staff extremely friendly and great facilities. Rooms were very spacious and very clean. Would recommend to anyone.

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BeachedAsBro, Owner at Southpacific Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review, we are glad you enjoyed you stay More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

The host was very friendly despite having a big conference the next day. My room was lovely and comfortable with a modern interior finish. The shower has no equal. It was awesome! I didnt really take advantage of the location due to sleeping early with such a comfortable bed!

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BeachedAsBro, Owner at Southpacific Motel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the review, we do appreciate it and certainly hope we will be your first choice on your next visit to Whangamata More

Nelson, New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

The room was lovely, and the service made our stay perfect. Very helpful staff made us feel at home - friendly and welcoming, gave us detailed information on the full range of dining establishments available, and other advice about the town. The motel isn't really within walking distance of the beach, which is not a problem unless you have walked... More

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BeachedAsBro, Owner at Southpacific Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we very much appreciate it and that you chose us for your stay, we certainly hope that you choose us again in the future. More

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Address: 249 Port Road, Whangamata, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Whangamata
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"2014 CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE WINNERS" Contemporary units superbly located within easy walking distance of town centre and beach. Quiet, clean and comfortable rooms with Air con, SKY TV and FREE wireless internet. On site licensed cafe serving the best coffee and food also a Spa and large BBQ area. ... more   less 
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