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    Tatapouri by the Sea

    516 Whangara Road, Gisborne 4073, New Zealand
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    Traveler (4)
    Pool & Beach (5)
    Room & Suite (1)
    Overview
    • Excellent58%
    • Very good23%
    • Average6%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible10%
    Travelers talk about
    “camping spot” (2 reviews)
    “motor camps” (2 reviews)
    “free wifi” (4 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Beachfront
    Family Rooms
    Kitchenette
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    1 - 5 of 29 reviews

    Reviewed September 22, 2017

    Enjoyed our stay here. Very friendly hostess. Good facilities, really appreciated free showers and free WiFi, thank you. Lovely interesting beach and close to Gisborne without being “in town”. Only downside was the traffic noise, especially the constant logging trucks, hence 4out of 5. Unfortunately...More

    Thank GypsyJeanette
    Response from Lin0786, Manager at Tatapouri by the SeaResponded September 24, 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to post such a lovely review it is much appreciated. We have been working on the truck issue with different government bodies for the past year to get this sorted hopefully we will see some progress at the meeting...More

    Reviewed July 31, 2017

    Such a nice place to stay and chill just in front of the Ocean. Pretty cozy dorms and friendly staff. Option to have a good dinner with the owners and feed some stingrays the next morning which is kind of a unique activity.

    Thank Tarek-Terry S
    Reviewed March 13, 2017

    Excellent campground with basic, but we'll maintained facilities. Kitchen, showers, toilets, clothes washing, etc. Basic but well maintained cabins, and plenty of caravan and tent space. Easy access from the main road. Very helpful on_site manager.

    Thank Paul v
    Response from Lin0786, Manager at Tatapouri by the SeaResponded November 7, 2017

    We are glad you enjoyed your visit and thank you for taking the time to post a lovely review.

    Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

    This was the second time we have ever camped in a tent and had a great time. This really is a lovely ground, the views are fabulous, the amenities very basic but they're all you need. I'm not sure I'd like to use the showers...More

    Thank yanski1976
    Reviewed January 20, 2017 via mobile

    Yuck. This place is rundown with dirty facilities. I thought it would be good based on the reviews but it could not have been more gross. The manager is rude and made me very uncomfortable. It didn't feel safe.

    2  Thank ColoCrew
    Response from Lin0786, Manager at Tatapouri by the SeaResponded March 7, 2017

    These guests missed a cabin booking and then expected free accomadation during the busiest time of the year, I offered them a reduced rate for a new booking and they just got angry and threatened to ruin our reputation.

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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Family Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Location
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    • Gisborne Region >
    • Gisborne
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    Traveler (4)
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    Room & Suite (1)
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    Room Tips
    "Further away from the road might be best"
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    "Beach front non powered camping. Powered sites and cabins available"
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    "Very busy over the Christmas - New Year period, but quieter from the second week of January on."
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    "Book here, it won't disappoint!!!!!"
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