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Whangaroa Lodge Motel

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Somers, Australia
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

I was back staying at the Whangaroa Lodge Motel again after being here about 6 months ago. The motel has changed a bit, with Craig and Judy, owners and operators, having added more decking around the common usage area. The large TV is still showing lots of sports and other good television and the gas heater works a charm, and... More 

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

A group of us came up to play Pool and darts against the Whangaroa Game Fish Club. Judy and Craig's Hospitality was beyond, A small storm hit and we had no power for the afternoon, The local community came out in force to give us a fabulous time, they cooked for us cleaned up and also Judy got up early... More 

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

Totally bowled over by the setting , our room was an the first floor with stunning views over the harbour . All the rooms have harbour views but being slightly elivated was the best . Our hosts/owners Judy and Craig were very welcoming and simply superb ! Nothing was to much trouble including cooking an amazing supper for all the... More 

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Berlin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

Tired of the masses in the Bay of Islands? If you're looking for a scenic place but more quietness, consider Whangaroa Harbour instead. Especially with a great little motel like this. Small place with just a few rooms overlooking the harbour. Spotless modern rooms that allow self-catering but the fishing club and the hotel just near by should usually also... More 

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Henderson
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

This was an amazi g place.. could not fault it in any way. The veiw we had from our room was just the best. The owners Jayne and Glen were outdtanding and really looked after you. Will be going again sometime. Both hotels on the whangaroa harbour are friendly and noth have nice food.

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Chur, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

We found this lovely Lodge Motel via Trip Advisor. The views over Whangaroa harbour are really beautiful especially if you happen to see a lovely sunset. The Fishing club pub with excellent sea food is nearby and another pub. The proprietors are very helpful and knowledgeable. We can only recommend it.

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Thank ToblerE
Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

The place was awesomely clean, and the view from the upstairs rooms was delightful. The owners were really helpful and we really enjoyed watching the DVD about the history of the location. Highly recommended.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Having been visiting Whangaroa for over 40 years, this was one of the first times I have stayed at a motel. I was thrilled with the friendly advice offered by Judy on the phone, and booked immediately. The 2 units our group booked were lovely - modern decore, very clean and well appointed. The view of Whangaroa harbour, and way... More 

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Somers, Australia
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22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

What a view! Wake up and look out across Whangaroa Harbour. The fishing boats slowly making their way out to the ocean. The rooms are nice and tidy, great shower, comfy beds and sofa's. The offer of a continental breakfast is great, no shopping. A great BBQ area with Sky TV and gas heating. What a way to have a... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

We stayed at the Whangaroa Lodge for a night, and were both blown away by the motel. The unit was impeccably clean, and consisted of a sitting room, kitchen, main bedroom and second bedroom, and was equipped with everything you need. Judy and Craig, our hosts, were very, very welcoming and went out of their way to ensure that we... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Internet
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Overlooking the Marina & Game Fishing Club Whangaroa is an ideal base for exploring the Far North. Enjoy Whangaroa with its relaxing atmosphere, rich in charm & early New Zealand history. Units are fully self-contained and equipped with TV, DVD player and kitchen facilities such as fridge, microwave and hotplates. All units have decks with outdoor furniture, and stunning views of the Whangaroa Harbour. There is a range of combinations from studio units sleeping just two people to a one or two bedroom units sleeping 3 to 5 people. Continental breakfast is available, and there is a resturant available at the Gamefish club and also the Marlin Hotel at the bottom of our drive. For larger groups wishing to eat together there is a covered outdoor kitchen area with adjoining fish cleaning facilities. Hosts: Judy & Craig ... more   less 

Additional Information about Whangaroa Lodge Motel

Address: 8 Old Church Road, Whangaroa 0478, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Whangaroa
Price Range: $72 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Whangaroa Lodge Motel Northland
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