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The Reef Beachfront Apartments

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Whakatane, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 2x nights to attend a wedding. The management was friendly and helpful from the start, always smiling and friendly and happy to assist. We stayed in a poolside apartment, which was huge (much bigger than expected). Full kitchen facilities were great (enough space for the bride to put together her cake), and having two bathrooms was great. Also... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent apartment with a lovely pool, had a fantastic time here with our 5 year old. Was very nice to sit in the hot pool in the evenings. Only thing I would say would be in regards to the heating in the room. It was very cold when we were there and we had two small heaters to heat a... More 

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Murray F, Manager at The Reef Beachfront Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Kiritine - we are really pleased to read that you had a fantastic time here! We did have a very cold snap when you were here - apparently the coldest it has been since 1954! - & we wish we had known that you could have done with additional heating as we could have helped... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our third stay at The Reef Beachfront Apartments. We absolutely love everything about it from our wonderful hosts, the location right across the road from the beach, the 3 bedroom apartment to the wonderful heated outdoor pool and spa which you can swim in year round. Our family refer The Reef to our Fiji in New Zealand. Thanks... More 

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Murray F, Manager at The Reef Beachfront Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Sandra - we really love that you all enjoy The Reef so much & we look forward to having you all back again sometime! Regards Lyn & Murray More 

Whitianga, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a lovely 2 night stay with children and grandparents. Plenty of room for everyone. Great having two bathrooms. Cooked in - great kitchen layout. Loved the pool and spa (although the salt water was hard on eyes - recommend goggles if swimming for a while). Would happily stay again.

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Murray F, Manager at The Reef Beachfront Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us, and for your review suzannef370. Yes, the apartments are a very generous size aren't they, which does make it easy for three generations to have fun together! And the three bedroom apartments have much, much bigger balconies than people are expecting too - an outside room. We're pleased you enjoyed the convenience of the... More 

Red Deer, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location was amazing ! The suite was very roomy. We enjoyed the pool and hot tub. Being across from the beach was awesome, we sat on the patio and listened to the waves. We took a couple long walks on the beach.

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Murray F, Manager at The Reef Beachfront Apartments, responded to this review

Hello Don3623 - that was a very relaxing few days, wasn't it! We are delighted to read that you enjoyed the easy access to the beach from The Reef, and that you could enjoy some long walks there while you were with us - even in the midst of winter! Thank you for your review. Regards, Lyn & Murray More 

masterton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The rooms were very clean and tidy with plenty of room to move about. Parking for the car and boat were secure and lockable. Access to cafes and beach front was easy with everything in walking distance.

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Murray F, Manager at The Reef Beachfront Apartments, responded to this review

We are pleased you found everything to your liking at The Reef Simon! And yes, it is good to have the boat safe & sound in the underground car park, isn't it! Thank you for your review - it would be great to have you all back again with us sometime. Lyn & Murray More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed two nights in the gorgeous 3 bedroom penthouse sea view apartment.Gorgeous Views and nice apartments.The bed in the master room could do with renewing as it had roll-together and the back bedroom has two single beds and has no window.but overall lovely room. We then stayed two nights in the executive Two Bedroom.Loved this apartment.peak of the sea... More 

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Murray F, Manager at The Reef Beachfront Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you jackietathome for your review - you did play musical beds, didn't you! We are pleased that you enjoyed the grand views from the upper floors of The Reef ... it seems no-one ever tires of watching the movement of the sea & the activity on the beach across the road, and there is something very engaging about the... More 

Invercargill, New Zealand
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Lovely large warn 2 bedroom apartment with a view of the pool. Clean with very comfortable beds. Very accommodating and friendly Hosts. The 2 pools are amazing even in the winter. Great location apartment. Second time staying at these apartments and will definately be back

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Murray F, Manager at The Reef Beachfront Apartments, responded to this review

Hello Neil - it was a compliment to have you return to stay with us, and we are delighted that The Reef continues to live up to your expectations! It is always nice to greet returning guests - thank you for your kind review. Lyn & Murray More 

Brisbane Region, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Great accommodation with quality fittings though out. Everything was perfect. Best place we have stayed in a long time. The owners where great and so friendly and helpful. Comfy beds and very roomy apartment, will be back for sure.

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Murray F, Manager at The Reef Beachfront Apartments, responded to this review

Hello 100jason. We are delighted you found The Reef very much to your liking - thanks for staying with us and thank you for your review. We look forward to your return some time! More 

Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

We recently stayed in a 2 bdrm apartment at The Reef and found it to be very generous in size with the master bedroom having a walk through wardrobe to a good size ensuite, Staying in the winter we were pleasantly surprised that the outdoor pool was still warm enough to swim in. The basement carparking with room for 2... More 

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Murray F, Manager at The Reef Beachfront Apartments, responded to this review

Hello Lyn982. We are delighted that you found 'lots to love' at The Reef! And yes, the pools are great aren't they - and they get as much use in the winter as they do in the summer. It is very much easier to keep an eye on children in the pool, than it is over the road at the... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beachfront apartments located on Marine Parade in Mt Maunganui. Plenty of space in fully self-contained 2 and 3 bedroom apartments with 2 bathrooms, full kitchens, and laundry. All linen supplied. Secure undercover parking for 2 cars, and lift access to all floors. Free wifi. Wonderful sea views from 3rd and 4th floors, with huge private balconies. Quiet location close to restaurants, shops, parks, airport, golf courses, and right across the road from the awesome surf beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Reef Beachfront Apartments

Address: 178 Marine Parade, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3149, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Tauranga > Mount Maunganui
Price Range: $160 - $274 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Reef Beachfront Apartments 4*
Number of rooms: 22
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