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“Not what we expected”
Review of Waipu Cove Resort

Waipu Cove Resort
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Waipu Cove Resort
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Waipu
Reviewed September 2, 2013

We were disappointed with our night here. I booked it because it had a restaurant which meant we didn't have to bring food, however it was closed. We booked the studio room which was tiny and we couldn't get any Internet connection. Staff very friendly though.

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed April 7, 2013

Friendly and helpful hosts together with great location by a beautiful beach are just the start of the positives about this resort. Our two bedroom apartment had plenty of space. Kitchen with all appliances and equipment you could need and outdoor area which we found to be private. Great pool and lots of nice thoughtful little touches really made our apartment feel like a home away from home. Highly recommend

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed February 8, 2013

It is an ok place until you go to bed and it is very uncomfortable, almost unacceptable for the prize you pay. Shower is good though and, yes, you don't have privacy at all as you share the patio with everybody else. Swimingpool is in the carpark and patio and rooms are right next to the road, so noisy. Internet is expensive, you need to pay it separate. There is telecom free hotspot that we could use internet for free from out bedroom but the management of th hotel never told us about it the we asked, they just wanted us to pay extra, very cheecky! I think it is an overpriced place, I wouldn't go back.

Stayed: February 2013, traveled with family
3  Thank Nimonemo
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Reviewed January 28, 2013

We found this resort by going through the NZ Accomodation guide & were please that we chose this one in particular as it is a gem of a place.
The Manger & his Wife are very helpful & friendly. We stayed in the one Bedroom apartment ,which I have just read has windows like a prison in the bedroom (!) The amount of Time that we actually spent in the Accommodation was minimal & yes the windows were small & high but that was not a negative. the Patio area directly off of the lounge was fenced off between apartments in the same way as a balcony would be.
The whole apartment was stylish , very modern & clean . With Tea & fresh coffee ( a plus ) serviced daily.
It is a very small complex & the pool is sited in front of the apartments. the Spa was not working during our stay & unfortunately the restaurant was closed due to bereavement.
But all in all we enjoyed our short stay, it is a great place to use as a base while travelling North which is what we were doing.
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  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank Souldancediva
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Reviewed May 30, 2012

Stayed here while visiting friends in Waipu. The room was nice, but fairly non-descript and plain. The place was clean, but the bedroom felt a little bit like a prison cell with only tiny windows. There was a courtyard off our lounge area, but no privacy in the courtyard, as it is almost joined to the neighbours' courtyard. The cleaners entered our room while I was in bed and my partner was in the bathroom. I came out to let them know that my partner was in the bathroom, and she promptly opened the bathroom door!!! Probably wouldn't stay here again, as there are some really nice places to stay around Waipu for around the same price and with sea views.

  • Stayed: April 2012, traveled as a couple
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4  Thank migsy13
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Reviewed May 3, 2012

Nice rooms and well equipped kitchens. Roger the host is friendly and informative and obviously works very hard to keep the standard high. Cleaners missed a few hairs in the bathroom but this can happen anywhere and didn't affect our quality of stay.

  • Stayed: May 2012, traveled as a couple
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2  Thank MeffnDiv
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Reviewed February 23, 2012

We stayed at the Waipu Cove Resort at the end of of holidays, we had been camping and after we packed up from Mahinepua we thought we would stay the night before heading home the nest day. The service was brilliant, and the unit was great, very clean and tidy and the shower was great, spacious and everything we needed for one night. Ate at the restaurant, meal was great highly recommend the Resort and the Beach House Restaurant.

  • Stayed: February 2012, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Waipu Cove Resort

Address: 891 Cove Road, Waipu 0582, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Waipu
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Waipu
Price Range: $98 - $177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Waipu Cove Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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