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Paku Lodge

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10 The Esplanade, | Box 63, Tairua 3544, New Zealand
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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57 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed in a one bedroom unit with a large sundeck and a beautiful view of the harbour. The unit was clean and comfortable with an excellent bed and pillows. The unit was well equipped with basic cooking facilities and a dishwasher. There was a large a barbecue to share with the unit next door. On the deck we had... More 

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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76 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome location, across the road from the water. Great views of the marina and the boats coming and going. Amazing sunset view from room. Room was a great size with all amenities. Bathroom was a bit small for 2 people at once but otherwise no problem. Free bike and paddle board use.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

Clean and neat, a great view, watching the Tui in the trees and the seabirds wading. Just a short hop of the state highway and the center of town, 20 minutes by foot. Quiet and a great getaway. Staff is friendly and helpful; excellent for a relaxing holiday.

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Kyle, Texas, United States
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We had been on the road all day and really just stumbled upon this place. It was a very lucky find indeed. The manager gave us a discounted rate and the best room in the place. It was clean, well furnished and gave us a well needed good nights rest. It has a million dollar view that is not to... More 

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Beckenham, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

My wife and I had a one night stay 5th April in a studio apartment; this was the only accommodation during our travels where we were asked for a voucher when we provided the booking reference from our travel pack. The studio was in a great position with outstanding views from the balcony; some of the furnishings could do with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This motel was very roomy, clean and comfortable and the kitchenette was great for self-catering. The outlook is great and sunsets beautiful. It was nice to get a carton of milk supplied rather than those silly little plastic containers which are always inadequate. Good value for money.

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

This motel was a lucky find - thanks to trip advisor. Great units with good facilities and a beautiful location. Easy walk round the bay into Tairua and if you fancy a brisk walk up Mount Paku you are rewarded with 360 degree views of the Pacific coast and local islands. Great little restaurant on doorstep - the Old Mill... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Regardless this motel is in the most glorious position - short walk to the beach and overlooking the estuary. The night we were there it was a fabulous sunset on a very warm night and we sat out on our terrace for ages. Also handy to the Old Mill Restaurant - I would definitely stay again. The unit was also... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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42 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This motel is in a brilliant position with a safe beach for children right across the road and a short walk up the road makes for easy access to yet another beach (Ocean Beach) - this one great for surfing, boogie boards etc - saw many fishing later in the evening as well . Paddle boards and kayaks provided free... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We spent 2 nights in unit 10 (1 bed apartment) and loved every minute. Beautiful views, right next to a super little quiet beach and free kayaks/bikes too. Apartments really comfortable and well equipped. Hosts very helpful and welcoming. Rooms very clean. Would highly recommend.

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