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Ocean Motel

42-44 Ocean Road, Paraparaumu 5032, New Zealand
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Ranked #2 of 6 hotels in Paraparaumu
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014
Paul C Tauranga, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Tauranga, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

As I have family and business in Wellington, I travel to the region on at least a monthly basis. Since writing my last review on the Ocean Motels I have stayed there five more times. A great motel is not just about buildings and location, but about the people who run it. Mel and Thomas are tremendous hosts who have... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We were looking for a comfortable well priced hotel to stay in while visiting the Kapiti Coast area out of Wellington. We found what we wanted in Ocean Hotel. The bedding was lovely, the kitchenette well provided, an ironing board, wardrobe with coat hangers. Towels. flannels, soap etc nicely set out in bathroom. Hair dryer an option if you want... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

From the moment I called for a room that night, the attention to anything I needed was offered without having to ask. A plate of fresh fruit was even brought to our room at no extra charge, while we felt comfortable and happy with everything we requested - the room was very tidy, clean, modern, and the heater was turned... More

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Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Stayed here as an option to staying in city. Was very disappointed. While room was spotless, it was very small. The shower was outdated, with mould on the extrusions and ceiling. The owner was lovely and friendly. She brought an extra blanket and fruit on our arrival.

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We stay one night with friends in the two bedroom unit. What a wonderful greeting we received when we arrived and we hadn't even booked. We were asked if we would like to view the room to see if it was suitable. The room motel was very clean and tidy with a lovely little courtyard through the doors off the... More

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Boston
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9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014 via mobile

We stayed one night after taking the ferry from Picton. The hotel is a short walk to the town center, convenient, clean, comfortable, and blessed with thoughtful hosts. We were tired after a long day and the manager offered to bring us hot dinners which were delicious full meals -- perfect for us.

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Naples, Italy
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

We stayed two nights at this motel and we were very good. The room was clean and comfortable. The place is very quiet, close to the town center and shops near the beach. Little courtyard at the back of the room with table and chairs and free wifi. The owners are very friendly and helpful. We were so good that... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Stayed for 1 night before going into Wellington. On the way back from south island, we stayed here again. Large rooms and very very quiet grounds. Hosts were exceptional and friendly. Rooms were spotless and kitchen was clean. Bathroom large. Unfortunately, no view of Paraparaumu Beach but thats fine.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Chilled out here for three days before moving on to Wellington and South Island . The hosts , Mel and Thomas , were charming and really welcoming . We spent a very pleaseant sunny afternoon with them eating Korean food and drinking Australian wine . Lovely people ! The room was spacious and spotlessly clean . Highly recommended !

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Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Exceptional! Wonderful place with extremely helpful hosts who went out of their way to make sure all our needs were catered for. The room was immaculate. The bed was so comfortable that I slept in. Tranquil & affordable. We look forward to staying again.

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Address: 42-44 Ocean Road, Paraparaumu 5032, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Kapiti Coast > Paraparaumu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Spa Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A 2-minute walk from Paraparaumu Beach, Ocean Motel is the perfect spot for your Kapiti get-away. We provide free on-site parking and free Wi-Fi access. The heated guest rooms are fitted with electric blankets and a flat-screen TV. All units have a small kitchen area.Guests enjoy free use of the laundry machines, fax and photocopying. There is plenty of space available for parking of trailers, boats or trucks. We have extra parking for visitors in front of the motel.Motel Ocean is within a 2-minute drive of Paraparaumu Golf Club and Paraparaumu Airport. It is a 5-minute walk from Kapiti Island Tours and a 10-minute drive from Queen Elizabeth Park. Central Wellington is a 45-minute drive away.We can pick up guests from Paraparaumu railway station and Kapiti Airport to the motel with no charge (Maximum 4 people). Please let us know if you require this service :-) ... more   less 
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