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Beachside Resort Whitianga
Ranked #1 of 18 Hotels in Whitianga
Certificate of Excellence
Christchurch
Level 5 Contributor
62 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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“Great location and Lovely staff”
Reviewed March 13, 2013

We stayed here for 2 nights in a downstairs 1 bedroom unit. It was very clean and spacious and we were suprised that we had a little view of the sea from the lounge. The unit was serviced daily to a high standard and the staff were so friendly and helpful. There was no aircon but during the day it isn't really needed as you get a nice sea breeze. They did give us a fan on request for night time though which worked well.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
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hotelstgeorge67, Guest Relations Manager at Beachside Resort Whitianga, responded to this review, March 15, 2013
Dear Angels - Thank you for taking the time to let others know about Beachside Resort. Our units are larger than average, giving you that added space while on holiday. We would love to have you back if visiting Whitianga again. Please mention this review for a return discount. Regards Bruce.
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Reviewed March 10, 2013 via mobile

This is an excellently managed resort. We had a very comfortable, upstairs unit (no lift). Sea view. Having booked 2 nights we requested a third and Russ managed to fix it for us. Free 100MB WiFi daily. Bed comfortable. Unit spacious. Kitchen OK, microwave, cooktop and good utensils. Local attractions very good, lovely beach. Schnapper fishing from beach. Plentiful shops close by. We are looking forward to going there again.

Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
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hotelstgeorge67, Guest Relations Manager at Beachside Resort Whitianga, responded to this review, March 11, 2013
Dear Macca994 - Thank you for taking the time to write a review about Beachside Resort. We are glad that we were able to impress you and would love to have you stay again next time you are in New Zealand - Just remind our Manager Russ about this review, for a customer return discount. Regards Bruce.
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed March 4, 2013

Russ and Gill were very easy to deal with - pleasant and efficient. I booked a 7 rooms for 3 nights and everyone was happy with their rooms. I was staying in one of the one bedroom, upstairs units which I liked as it meant I could leave my sliding door open at night to let the sea breeze in.
I would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
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hotelstgeorge67, Guest Relations Manager at Beachside Resort Whitianga, responded to this review, March 5, 2013
Dear Julia - Thank you for your comments. Our Managers are the best - full of information and a willingness to help. I am glad you found Beachside Resort just what you wanted and we look forward to welcoming you back. Regards Bruce.
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed February 16, 2013

Perfect location - practically across the road from the beach, and a few minutes walk to the shops and restaurants/cafes. Room was very clean and kitchen had all the basics. However, while the room was nice and modern it was basic and without air-conditioning and for this we felt it was a bit over priced.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
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hotelstgeorge67, Public Relations Manager at Beachside Resort Whitianga, responded to this review, February 18, 2013
Dear SPJP - Thank you for taking the time to write a review for Beachside Resort. Located on the front of the Oceans Resort complex puts us in an ideal location handy to everything. We pride ourselves on being competitively priced and work hard to offer affordable accommodation while keeping at the lower end of other similar properties in Whitianga. Searching Wotif, Expedia or booking.com is a good way to see all the properties in Whitianga, listed together, you will find our prices are lower than most in the area.
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Rotorua, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed February 8, 2013

This motel was perfect for our needs! It is a very short walk to the beach with the upstairs units having that view. It is in a very quiet spot. The pool is heated to 27 degrees! There are tennis courts in the centre of the complex along with the pool. The kitchens are very well equipped. We got a lovely surprise to find that the unit was serviced every day - especially as we left it like a tip when rushing out for the Cathedral Cove Kayaking experience at 8 a.m. The manager is friendly, welcoming and helpful and greets/goodbyes with a smile and cheer. All the rooms are very spacious but the kitchen is a walk-through style from the entrance door. Around the perimeter of the property is another resort with 1-2 bedroom apartments, 30 of which are in a renting pool also. Would definitely stay here again - especially with the fantastic "wotif" deal.

Room Tip: Some second level apartments have sea views.
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
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hotelstgeorge67, Guest Relations Manager at Beachside Resort Whitianga, responded to this review, February 10, 2013
Dear Shelley. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. The Resort is a great location. When you come back we have some of those two bedroom units you mention, they have a great view of Buffalo beach and all the comforts of home. Mention this review for a return discount. Regards Bruce.
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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed January 22, 2013 via mobile

We meant to stay two nights but loved it so much we stayed for three. Overlooking the sea this motel is immaculately clean with good facilities. A two minute walk to restaurants and bars and thirty seconds to the beach.Free wi fi is a big advantage.Staff are friendly and helpful. Good value for money.

Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
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hotelstgeorge67, Guest Relations Manager at Beachside Resort Whitianga, responded to this review, January 23, 2013
Dear MikejMorris - Thank you so much for the excellent review. We love to know that our guests enjoy their time with us and like it so much they stay longer! Love to have you back with us anytime, just mention this review for a return guest discount. Regards Bruce.
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed January 19, 2013

We booked one of the Oceans Apartment which was located on the ground floor of the Motel block. It has a one bedroom with a Queen bed - an ensuite shower/toilet. There is a fold out Double Sofa bed and a single day bed in the lounge /dinning area. There were 4 our us (two couples so one couple used the bedroom while the other slept on the sofa. Overall, the apartment is very clean, modern and tidy. However, there was no fan or air-conditioning available in the apartment. Just a heater - which, is not useful in Summer.
The motel is located one street away from the main road beside buffalo beach, which is a 3 minute walk to the opposite side of the road from the hotel. Its a 5 - 10 minute walk to the Whitianga main town centre.
It was a pleasant stay and since it was only for one night, we were able to go with it. However, we felt that it was disappointing as at $245 /night, we thought that we could have at least a fan or even air-conditioning.
We were happy with the free wifi and the manager, Gill who greeted us on check-in was very helpful and welcoming. She did lent us a fan when asked.
I would only go back to

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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
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hotelstgeorge67, Guest Relations Manager at Beachside Resort Whitianga, responded to this review, January 20, 2013
Dear LotusJade, Thank you for you comments. We are glad you found our manager Gill helpful - she always goes that extra mile to help out guests. I should point out that our one bedroom apartments are designed for two adults, which would fix the bathroom issue you mention, however we have found that many people like to fit everyone into one apartment at $205 plus $20 per extra person to save costs rather than pay for two apartments next to each other. Our two bedroom apartment would have been better for you with two bedrooms and two bathrooms. Regards Bruce.
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Property: Beachside Resort Whitianga
Address: 20 Eyre Street, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Whitianga
Amenities:
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 18 Hotels in Whitianga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Beachside Resort Whitianga 4*
Number of rooms: 21
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Beachside Resort Whitianga offers lovely one & two bedroom self-contained motel apartments at competitive rates. Just a three minute stroll to Whitianga's main street and only a minute to the beautiful Buffalo Beach. Beachside Resort Motel is located on the Beachside of the Oceans Resort complex in the heart of Whitianga, New Zealand (NZ). Perfect to explore the sights and attractions of Mercury Bay and the Coromandel Peninsula. ... more   less 
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