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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst our stay was brief, we were satisfied with the motel. The villas need updating, and an old musty smell presented us on arrival. Without a doubt, the biggest asset to this accommodation is the location. A quiet street that is within minutes to beaches and shopping centres. At best it's a good overnight stay, that is reasonably priced, and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We only stayed 1 night here but the room was very well presented, clean and spacious. It was perfect arrangement for our family of 5. Room actually slept 6. The beds were very comfortable though the pillows in our room were all of the same variety, too large and high. Great location close to beach and central to the city... More 

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Thank Hujazo
Waikato
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Stayed here for one night for 4 people. Rooms were clean and tidy. All four beds were comfortable. Weather was a bit miserable but 2 heaters in unit. Electric blankets on some of the beds. Kitchen was good. On a quiet residential street so no traffic noise. People were friendly. Only moan was we got there in the dark and... More 

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Adelaide, South Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

I booked my dad into the hotel for 2 nights in a self contained unit. The staff were extremely helpful, friendly and provided assistance without any hesitation. The rooms were very clean and spacious and the nightly rate was very reasonable. The motel is often booked out, which is a credit to the owners for managing the property to a... More 

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Thank hutch1973
Frankston South
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

This is an old style motel that was clean with spacious living area. There was a strong air freshener smell. The bedroom was cramped and door hit bed when opened. Bed was very comfortable. The motel is walking distance to the beach but not to any restaurants. A 5 minute drive to the restaurant hub, but parking there can be... More 

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Thank elizross
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

The apartment was spacious with a well-equipped kitchen. It's in a quiet residential street, just 5 minutes walk from the beach. There are no shops/cafes etc within easy walking distance but the shopping mall and restaurants etc are about 7 minutes drive. Staff were friendly and helpful.

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Dubbo, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

Very helpful staff. I inadvertently booked a night ahead of when we actually wanted to stay & after we rocked up the staff were more than happy to change our booking. Great location, very close to the beach & a short drive from the eateries & drinking establishments.

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Thank J0dylee
Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

Clean and spacious. Very well equipped - has everything you need. A few minutes walk to the beach and lovely hosts. Has one double and one single bed in the main area and then another double and single bed in a separate bedroom. Was also very nice to have plunger coffee supplied which was very welcome each morning.

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Moscow, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016

This motel is 5 minutes walk from the beach, it has a private entrance, a very spacious unit, 4 sleeping places (one double in the bedroom, two singles in the living), a kitchen and a bathroom. There was also a patio, but there was something with the lock, we could not open the door. Parking and wi-fi. There is also... More 

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Thank Maria K
Noumea, New Caledonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

This is a nice motel close to the beach and supermarkets while being far enough from the busy tourist center. Awesome place to just relax and enjoy life. The staff was polite and very friendly. I stayed long enough to make some friends there, hope I can come back some day !

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Blue Wave Motel offers spacious ground floor villas in a quiet central Mt Maunganui location. Free WiFi, full kitchen facilities, parking in front of each villa. 2 minutes stroll to patrolled surf beach. Close to shopping centre, Bay Park, Blake Park, golf courses and all the excitement Mt Maunganui has to offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Wave Motel

Address: 209 Valley Road, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand (Formerly Links Motel)
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Tauranga > Mount Maunganui
Price Range: $87 - $101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Blue Wave Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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#3 On the Beach Hotel in Mount Maunganui
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