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Paku Lodge
Ranked #3 of 6 Hotels in Tairua
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Reviewed July 7, 2013

The accommodation was clean, comfortable and spacious and the views excellent. Although we only had a couple of days there, would have liked to stay longer. The staff were friendly and helpful and the beach is just across the road from the motel.

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Christina C
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Reviewed June 22, 2013

Tairua is my favourite destination on Coromandels' East Coast. We've stayed at Paku Lodge before and are never disappointed. The motel's close enough to Town to walk in if you want to stretch your legs, and far enough from Town to have peace and quiet. The beach is across the road, and in summer we've swum in the channel even when the tide's been out.
Each unit we've stayed in has been clean, modern and had beautiful views. Beautiful sunsets from the verandahs. Make sure you stay more than 1 night to get chance to do some of the walks in the area, especially to see views over Paku. Friendly and helpful hosts.

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank morecambegirl60
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Reviewed May 11, 2013

Excellent value, clean comfortable spacious rooms with a kitchenette and balcony, Close to the beach with excellent views, friendly helpful staff, we stayed one night would love to have been here longer to explore as there was plenty to do and see locally;

Room Tip: We stayed in units 2-3 and found these to be in good order, very quiet with easy access;
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  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled with friends
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Thank SueS919
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Reviewed April 27, 2013

Stayed for a week, Very friendly and helpful,and lots to do as you are on the beach, Good value for money, clean and comfortable unit, bikes kayaks and shovels for hot water beach all in the cost, so nice to just walk out onto the beach, and just a short walk to town

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled with friends
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Thank Bill R
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Reviewed April 7, 2013

This clean lodge in the town of Tairua New Zealand had a friendly proprietor who lent us shovels to enjoy nearby Hot Sand Beach. We swam in the water just below the lodge and we used their kayaks to explore the estuary, and their bikes to ride into town for breakfast. One evening we hiked up Mount Paku behind the lodge and were thrilled to see a pair of Morepork owls.

  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 2, 2012

Good value for money, large room, good views, good kitchenette! Very friendly and helpful man on reception :)

  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed May 5, 2012

We had room number 1 and it had awesome views of the water. The room was comfortable, clean, modern with a fully equipped kitchenette. Magazines in the rooms were a nice little touch.
Wifi advertised is NOT FREE but you need to pay for it.

  • Stayed: March 2012, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Paku Lodge

Address: 10 The Esplanade | Box 63, Tairua 3544, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Tairua
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Kitchenette
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Ranked #3 of 6 Hotels in Tairua
Price Range: $82 - $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Paku Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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