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Aquarius Motel

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103 Harbour Road | Bay of Plenty, Ohope 3121, New Zealand
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Auckland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great motel to stay at. Chris and Yulia were very welcoming and helpful. The room was clean, comfortable and modern with all that we needed (incl wifi for the teenager). The units are quiet and only a short walk to Ohope beach, yet close enough to the main town for those evenings out.

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Thank JMo75
Tauranga
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Spent 1 night at queens birthday weekend. Friendly welcome, clean room, comfortable bed, was offered choice of room on arrival. Surprisingly quiet as well, at far end of ohope beach. Good value, off street parking.

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Thank montyTauranga
Taupo, New Zealand
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

We spent two days over Easter in this motel. Good value for money, friendly staff, and close to the beach. We had a room on the lower level. Couldn't believe what we got for our money. Spacious lounge, kitchen, bedroom and nice bathroom. Definitely worth it.

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Thank EmmaMalpass
New Zealand
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80 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

We stayed at the Aquarius during our Easter break. Our studio, although not huge, had everything we needed and we enjoyed our stay. Being able to take our dog with us was lovely. The location is good with the beach only a short walk away. The employees were friendly and able to give us good tips on where to eat... More 

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Thank finntastic
Craig J, Owner at Aquarius Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review. We try to offer good value and friendly service. Unfortunately not everyone appreciates this and expect to stay at the Hilton for $125.Most of our customers are like yourselves and are happy however there is about 2% of the travelling public, that are usually retired couples, that have elevated screwing moteliers to a perverse form... More 

London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

Good rooms, good price and a great location for swimming, kayaking and other activities. An easy place to hang out whatever the weather although it was sun all the way for us. The owners are very friendly and easy-going and helpful. Can't wait to go back!

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Thank Sue I
Boise, Idaho
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73 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

Close to town, but not too close. We were in the family room closest to the beach and it was good value. However, being the furthest away from the wi-fi server, it was hard to get on the internet. Chris and Yulia are both very nice people. Not a beachfront hotel, but certainly close enough. Didn't need shoes to walk... More 

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Thank Stuart H
Craig J, Owner at Aquarius Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback. We are fixing the internet problem.This message is from Chris & Yulia. The site displays the previous owners name as tripadvisor have been unable to resolve this for us. More 

Australia
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14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

We stayed one night in late January for a wedding. The location was perfect for us, only minutes to the beach ceremony and a short distance to the Golf Course reception. We were warmly greeted and shown to our room which for $125 peak season got us a bedroom with a double/queen bed and a single, lounge with another single... More 

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Thank RabidGinFairy
Rotorua, New Zealand
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

Stayed 3 nights at this Motel well situated close to the magnificent Ohope Surf Beach and also pretty close to the harbour also. Yulia, who has just taken over the motel couldn't have been more helpful - very pleasant. Particular appreciated the unit with a full oven as we celebrated a family birthday there but I see not all the... More 

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Thank RosemaryP54
Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2016

Comfort plus in this motel we stayed at for two nights. Thoroughly enjoyed everything about this motel & its excellent location, that is close to the beach. Kitchen well equipped, beds very comfortable, qiete location, & two lovely balconies. WiFi presented a few problems, but that was more due to the location rather than efforts on behalf of staff.

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Thank MarshanOz

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Aquarius Motel

Address: 103 Harbour Road | Bay of Plenty, Ohope 3121, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Ohope
Number of rooms: 11

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