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“Stunning views, comfortable accommodation” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Pacific Rendezvous
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Tutukaka
Certificate of Excellence
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews
“Stunning views, comfortable accommodation”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2014

We love going to Pacific Rendezvous. We visit every year for a week and have a wonderful time.

This is a great place to come with your family and other friends.

The entire area is absolutely beautiful, the beaches are some of NZ's best and the views from the resort are brathtaking.

The new managers are absolutely wonderful and there to help with anything you may need. The resort has really had a lift since they took over. The grounds and amenities are well maintained and most units have been upgraded.

This is one place that we always come back to and will do in the future.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2014

We are a family with 3 teens and find it very diffficult to find a motel that will accomadate us all in one room. We stayed in the 3 bedroom unit which was perfect. The views are great and the management is very friendly. We will definitely stay here again and recommend to all our freinds.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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116 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2014

We never go out to the Tutakaka Coast without a stop over at the Pacific Rendezvous Motel. The setting is nothing short of amazing, atop a peninsula with water views to die for. Even though it was a rainy night, we were cosy, warm and happy as clams. We rented a dvd from the wee shop for $2, pulled back into the old fashioned lazy-boy chairs and watched a bad movie! Contented and delighted and so happy to be there. The owners are what New Zealanders are famous for: friendly, kind, helpful and as easy going as is possible. There was a lot of noise from the neighbouring kids when we first arrived, because the next unit was crammed with kids. The shower plumbing fixtures may be a bit difficult to negotiate for visitors from overseas, (slightly 70's) but that is to quibble. Peaceful and recommended.

Room Tip: facing the ocean, not the bay, though more expensive.
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  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Warkworth, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2014

There must be few places like Pacific Rendezvous with affordable accommodation in an exquisite location. We picked this place by chance but have already booked a return visit with family and friends and would highly recommend to anyone wanting a peaceful getaway with brilliant facilities. Clean, well kept pool and spa, easily accessible access to private beaches. Thank you Pacific Rendezvous.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Swaffham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2014

We discovered this place by chance after having to change our itinerary due to illness and what a stroke of good fortune it was! I cannot think of anywhere I have stayed that could improve on the natural beauty of Pacific Rendezvous. We stayed (one night only, sadly) in one of the two storey units with the most glorious views of land, sky and Pacific ocean. The unit was comfortable, clean and well equipped and the owners/managers friendly and helpful. Nice pool and spa too. We were so sorry to leave and would definitely stay again if we come back to NZ.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2014

I live in Whangarei but always love staying at this place, it has some of the most stunning views of any motel I have ever staying in, in New Zealand and around the world, great facilties, friendly staff and fishing and diving right on their doorstep, very reasonable rates also

Room Tip: The rooms facing South, East and North are the pick of the lot
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Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2014

This was my first trip to Tutukaka and unfortunately we could only stay one night but we wish we could have stayed for a week. It is such an amazing place and Pacific Rendezvous is such a great place to stay. The units had all we needed for our stay and the views from our unit and our other parties unit was amazing - we will definitely book a longer stay next time

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Additional Information about Pacific Rendezvous

Property: Pacific Rendezvous
Address: 73 Motel Road, Tutukaka, New Zealand
Phone Number:
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Tutukaka
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Tutukaka
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Pacific Rendezvous 3.5*
Number of rooms: 30
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Pacific Rendezvous is located in the heart of an exciting stretch of Northland coastline - just 30 minutes drive from Whangarei City. Sited in a comanding position on a peninsula jutting out into the blue Pacific, the Resort overlooks the whole of Tutukaka Harbour with a breathtaking ocean panorama across the deep sea fishing grounds from the historic Poor Knights Islands to the Hen & Chicken Islands. A coastal area where man and nature combine to provide a whole host of things to do - swimming - boating - fishing - surfing - scuba diving - sightseeing and trips to the Poor Knights Islands marine reserve. Deep sea fishing, exciting beaches to discover and explore. Something for all. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Pacific Rendezvous Hotel Tutukaka
Pacific Rendezvous Whangarei
Pacific Rendezvous Hotel Whangarei
Pacific Rendezvous Tutukaka, South Pacific

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