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Taupo, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in room 5. Disappointed in quality of cleaning. Black mould on curtains. The shower has mould in the grout and the extractor above the shower is filthy. Toilet has not been cleaned properly in a long time. There were no cereal bowls. With a bit of effort and attention to detail it could be brought up to a decent... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here a couple of times and loved it. The location, the crew, the beds. My last visit was just 2 months ago and I was really looking forward on staying again but what a disappointment ! Room 13- yeah I know- with LOTS of mould round the bath tub and therefore in the window of the bedroom failed to... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice clean motel. Easy parking onsite, not suitable for oversized vehicles. Bathroom space, very nice. Bed was comfortable with kitchenette facilities. Would visit/stay again. Small walk to beach, I mean small. Drive to the local café & shops, less than 5 minutes. 5 minutes up the road to the Waiwea Thermal Hot Pools, absolutely must to go to.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

We rented room #15 for 7 nights. We made extensive use of the air-conditioner during our stay due to inclement weather. Despite the ranch-sliders facing west, there was so much condensation on the glass that water was dripping off the horizontal centre rail. The unit is designed to sleep 4 people; 2 on a queen bed and 2 on a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

Such a shame we usually frequent waves yearly however this time we won't be returning we booked room 12 last night and man this has gone backwards ... there used to be 2 couches now only one there used to be a flat screen in room now there is none radio on Wall doesn't work sofa couch is broken cracked... More 

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Tokyo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

I stayed here for three nights with two teen daughters. Location is great, quiet but very close to beach and not that far from town centre. We had the one bedroom unit with kitchenette so we could save money and self-cater. Good points: Bathroom was very spacious, so perfect with teens. Kitchenette was basic but functional and clean. The king... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

There were some wardrobes and fold up bed in the hall , which put me off a bit. Our rooms were clean & comfortable. So happy to be able to open the windows. Balcony off the sitting room/kitchen No TV in the bedrooms. Bathroom clean , water pressure great. Spa bath for me difficult to climb in & out to... More 

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Thank Marg F
Auckland, New Zealand
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

Our Room #15 was sold to us as a family room, but in fact it was sharing a double bed with one daughter (12) and other daughter (14) had the fold out couch in the lounge. Fine for one night, but not all kids would be as forgiving as mine I guess :-) Fine for one night though. Very clean... More 

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Thank DonnaR1729
Auckland nz
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

Corner room floor level , with spa bath, seperate queen bedroom,own cooking facilties, good living area,your own out door area for dinning. 2 min to beach walking,very safe and great for all activities young and old.10 min Walking time to great range of restaurants. 30 minutes drive to Auckland city central.

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

Although we stayed here only one night it is definitely somewhere we would stay again. Comfy bed...important after a long drive. Staff helpful and efficient. It is positioned at the end of the road leading to the beach and within easy walking distance of the shops.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Waves Motel

Address: Cnr Hibiscus Coast Highway and Kohu Street, Orewa, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Orewa
Price Range: $108 - $138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Waves Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Waves Hotel Orewa
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