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Nelson, New Zealand
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79 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here just the one night after catching the ferry across Cook Strait. Owner/Manager helpful and welcoming. Had the one bedroom villa. Very clean and spacious. And although we didn't use it the full kitchen had all you could need. Very reasonable rates. Would definitely stay again. There are also some great cafes nearby with views of Kapiti Island.

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Thank Boardboy23
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for one night on business and went there because of the recommendation on TripAdvisor. But it does not deserve its rank of number one in Paraparaumu. To be honest it's is was far below what I call a nice motel. My room was hardly comfortable and the decor was terribly old and degraded. The bed was soft and... More 

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Thank Ewen M
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Dear Ewen Thank you very much for your review ! I'm sorry the motel didn't met your expectations. We bought the motel at the beginning of September and are gradually upgrading it. We installed a new WiFi system.The motel already had more as 50+ Sky decoder channels but we add also the movie channels. We bought new linen, new chattels... More 

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6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed October 6, 2016

Nestled in a quite street but barely 5 minutes easy walk to the beach, our unit was spacious and great for a family of 5. Our host was polite and helpful. He warned us that the free wifi wasn't too good at the back of the Motel but we had no problems with it at all. A real gem and... More 

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1 Thank Liam C
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here several times over the course of a few weeks. Great location couple of minutes walk from the beach and cafes. Rooms are plain but comfortable, clean and tidy with all amenities that you'd expect. Warm even in middle of winter. Recently changed ownership however new owners seemed really friendly and helpful.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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84 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

My first stay here and great welcome and the place was very clean and tidy if you are wanting a place close to town and Kapiti this is the place to be. Tucked away in a nice spot it is a must stay. Very close to the main shopping Centre and now with the place growing the supermarket is a... More 

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Thank Cam P
Taupo District, New Zealand
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Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Had great stay, very welcoming host, clean and quiet! Really enjoyed our stay of two nights as we went to All Black game in Wellington caught train which our host so kindly showed us timetables etc made it easy and such a neat host. Even gave us water bottle when left for home such a lovely gesture!! Handy to all... More 

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1 Thank modayace
Wellington, New Zealand
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed June 18, 2016

There's something rather special about being greeted by name on arrival - on your first visit. Lots of little touches like ensuing the outside lights and heating were on for your return in the evening were much appreciated. Wouldn't hesitate to go back.

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1 Thank Lyra H
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed June 5, 2016

We stayed in Unit 8, which was a two bedroom unit. Very clean,and comfortable,quiet and we all got a great nights sleep.The unit had already been warmed up for us as we arrived late in the afternoon on a chilly day.There was only three of us but it easily sleeps 6, suitable for a family. The hostess was amazing, so... More 

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2 Thank shellfish42
Christchurch, New Zealand
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33 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed May 18, 2016

Unit 9 was such a quiet, well presented and clean motel unit; large king size bed in the lounge, and three singles in well presented bedroom. Very friendly host, who was so keen to be helpful and explain all features. Very , very quiet warm unit, would recommend to others.

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2 Thank LuluNZ_1956
Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
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39 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed May 9, 2016

Just stayed here for 2 nights and the units were very clean and quiet. The lady host was amazing she was so helpful and being mothers day dropped some fruit and chocolates to me which was lovely. Very helpful and i would highly recommend anyone to stay here.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A 2-minute walk from Paraparaumu Beach, Ocean Motel is the perfect spot for your Kapiti get-away. We provide free on-site parking and free Wi-Fi access. The heated guest rooms are fitted with electric blankets and a flat-screen TV. All units have a small kitchen area.Guests enjoy free use of the laundry machines, fax and photocopying. There is plenty of space available for parking of trailers, boats or trucks. We have extra parking for visitors in front of the motel. Motel Ocean is within a 2-minute drive of Paraparaumu Golf Club and Paraparaumu Airport. It is a 5-minute walk from Kapiti Island Tours and a 10-minute drive from Queen Elizabeth Park. Central Wellington is a 45-minute drive away. We can pick up guests from Paraparaumu railway station and Kapiti Airport to the motel with no charge (maximum 4 people). Please let us know if you require this service :-) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ocean Motel

Address: 42 - 44 Ocean Road, Paraparaumu 5032, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Kapiti Coast > Paraparaumu
Price Range: $80 - $105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ocean Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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“Unit 8 and 9 are at the back and very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles shellfish42, Jun 5, 2016 | Read review
“Unit 9 was very good.”
 of 5 bubbles LuluNZ_1956, May 18, 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in Unit 3 very nice”
 of 5 bubbles ElaineCreighton, May 9, 2016 | Read review
“Our room was away from the road and very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles OlafandLydia, Apr 6, 2016 | Read review
“Unit 3 is great for a couple who are needing a clean, tidy room.”
 of 5 bubbles Dancers99, Apr 4, 2016 | Read review
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