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Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

The place was immaculate, modern and new. We felt right at home, very comfortable and cozy. We enjoyed the views of the water and the countryside. The owner, Lil, was friendly and helpful. We would highly recommend this accommodation and will come back in the future.

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Thank Imablaze
Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

This place is a real hidden gem. Lovely helpful hosts, great walks and places of interest to explore. The accommodation couldn't be better - nice and quiet with views and comfort throughout - especially the beds. To our delight we heard the kiwis at night.

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Thank Cush2013
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

We stayed here for a week from boxing day 2015. It's an excellent get-a-way for those who want a little more luxury than standard hotel rooms. We stayed in the 2 bedroom apartment at the rear of the property, with a fantastic view of Mt Manaia from the lounge and deck. It's a very spacious, fully equipped apartment, with full... More 

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Thank Lincoln J
LilRuffell, Owner at Shores Accommodation, responded to this review

We really enjoyed having you stay in our Manaia apartment, and we're thrilled you had such a great holiday... that's what we aim for. I agree, Whangarei Heads is a well kept secret, and we love sharing that secret with our guests! All the best for future fun holidays! Kind regards, Lil More 

Durham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

What a fabulous time we have had in this luxurious accommodation.It has everything you need to make your stay memorable. The views of the bay and mountain are spectacular and the whole stay very relaxing and thoroughly enjoyable.

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Thank sarahhJ9745HB
California
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35 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

We originally only intended to stay for one night but ended up extending into 3 nights because we loved it so much. The studio was spacious, the beds are comfortable (boys had their own bunk beds) and the kitchen had everything we needed! Our host also had boogie boards and kayaks which our family really enjoyed. There is a lovely... More 

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Koenigstein, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

We stayed in the Manaia apartment. It is a spacious two-bedroom apartment on top of the garage. You have excellent views in every direction, especially to Mt. Manaia and the Whangarei Bay. We never stayed in a place which was so nicely decorated, professionally equipped, and so spotless (no scars to be found on any wall or door). We slept... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

Very comfortable stay for 4 people with all the cutlery and equipment we needed. Close to the water and we got to use the kayaks too. (Careful when the winds out as it can get quite choppy in the water). Reasonably close to mountain bike trails, beaches and walks. Stunning views of mt manaia too. Would visit again.

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Thank RJ_NZ_Travellers
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 via mobile

Really really nice accommodation could not believe how well equipped it was and the quality of everything in the apartment, we were in Heaven for 5 nights the sheets were beautiful the bed comfy it's just perfect. Location is great and the heads are beautiful. Host is extremely nice very helpful and kind but also just leave you to it... More 

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Thank Angela W
Preston, Lancashire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 323 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

A lovely stylish apartment very well equipped with quality fittings and extremely spacious. The kitchen in addition to the usual hob/microwave has an oven and full size fridge/freezer. Large balcony for outdoor dining and great views over the surrounding area. It really has everything for a perfect stay and well looked after by Lil the owner. There are also two... More 

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Thank T-SGlobetrotters
LilRuffell, Owner at Shores Accommodation, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for the great review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay. It was lovely to meet you and it's a shame you couldn't stay longer, you might just have to come back some time. All the very best for your future travels. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We spent one week in Lil's and Ron's apartment an we loved it. There is everything you need for a perfect holiday. Plenty of room, nice modern interiors, spotless clean facilitys and lots to do and to relax in the area. We most enjoyed the privacy, still knowing there is always someone to ask for tips what to do, the... More 

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Thank miraxy1
LilRuffell, Owner at Shores Accommodation, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review, we really enjoy meeting people and helping them make the most of the opportunities in this beautiful place... I'm glad we achieved this and you enjoyed your stay! I'm sure you'll enjoy the rest of your time in New Zealand as well, travel safe! More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our accommodation is brand new and purposefully built for comfort and relaxation during your visit. The beach is just across the road.The Manaia Appartment is a two bedroom, fully self-contained apartment, quiet and comfortable with amazing views. Contemporary and top quality Spacious living area, Heat pump, Deck with outdoor furniture, Two double bedrooms, Fully equipped kitchen, Washer / Dryer. Our Koru Studio apartment is very comfortable with a double bedroom and a bunk alcove. Sunny with great views of the beach it is private with a furnished patio area. This apartment has kitchen facilities, a washer and dryer.Both apartments have access to Wireless Broadband, Freeview, 2 kayaks, dinghy, snorkelling gear, tennis and much more! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shores Accommodation

Address: 2345 Whangarei Heads Road, Whangarei 0174, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Whangarei
Number of rooms: 2
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