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Shearwater on the Estuary Motel

88 Albert Street, Whitianga, New Zealand
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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

We had a very pleasant stay at the Shearwater. The owners are consistently friendly and helpful,, and made us very welcome. We found everything in our room that we needed and supplies were refreshed each day. The extra King size bed was very comfortable, and we slept very well each night. The free wifi access was particularly helpful, as we... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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206 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

We had an overnight stay here. The location is excellent, close to the Estuary, wharf, restaurants & shops. The Motel is very nicely kept and has a lovely pool overlooking the Estuary. Our unit was comfortable for 3 of us, was very clean and had all we needed. The host was friendly and very helpful. Free Wi-Fi and free parking.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

We stayed here for 3 nights - the host was most helpful and our room was quite large with small kitchenette, bathroom and comfy large bed. There is also a nice pool and bbq area that we used, plus the motel backs right onto the estuary so you can sit outside the back fence and just look at the boats... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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29 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

Got put onto this place by the iSite in town, turned out to be a great place to stay! For what you get, the price was fantastic. The building looks slightly dated now, but you soon realise how unimportant that is. The beds were comfortable and the whole thing very clean & tidy, and the poolside area overlooking the estuary... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016 via mobile

The setting at this place was perfect. Sits on the water and has some chairs align the back. Great place to sit and read have a drink or play back gammon like we did. Close to town so u can walk for food. Room was really really clean and bed was comfy.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

We stayed here for 2 nights over Anniversary weekend while we were working the Summer concert. Its in a great location on the Estuary and a 2 minute walk to town. the owners are nice and friendly and nothing is an issue. The units are very clean and tidy and kept up to a good standard. We are coming back... More 

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

The motel is in a good location on the estuary with a swimming pool right by the estuary. The units are clean and well appointed though in some aspects a little old fashioned. They were well serviced during our two day stay. Unfortunately there was heavy rain one night and a window leaked but the staff were very good about... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2016 via mobile

The only disappointing part of this visit was it was too short. The rooms are spacious, clean and equipped with everything you could possibly need. The owners are friendly and helpful and the location is perfect. It backs onto the water and there are kayaks available.

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Lancashire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Good, comfortable and clean accommodation. Friendly and helpful hosts, with good local knowledge to help planning where to go next. Not quite warm enough to sit by the outdoor pool whilst we were there, but will be fantastic on a sunny day and especially sitting down by the water's edge. Free wifi and free parking (outside your room). Will definitely... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We have just returned from our long weekend away. This motel is well run by friendly and helpful owners. The motel itself has everything you need for a short stay. We did not use the kitchen facilities much because the barbeque was available. The motel was within walking distance to the supermarket, township and esplanade. The idyllic location on the... More 

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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Shearwater on the Estuary Motel

Address: 88 Albert Street, Whitianga, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Whitianga
Price Range: $70 - $123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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