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    The Sands - Waiheke Island

    141 The Strand, Onetangi, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
    011 64 9-889 6874
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    • Excellent50%
    • Very good30%
    • Average11%
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    Travellers talk about
    “onetangi beach” (11 reviews)
    “short walk” (4 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Kitchenette
    Wheelchair Access
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Breakfast included
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 59 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The apartment where we stayed (#6) was spacy and light. Location is really nice, near the beach and it has a big, good bed. However, it was not very clean (kitchen supplies & bathroom) and some equipment did not work (e.g. bedside lights). Also the...More

    Thank Fien D
    Response from TheSandsWaiheke, Manager at The Sands - Waiheke IslandResponded 1 week ago

    Sorry, you had a bad stay with us at the Sands, We will pass your concerns onto the cleaning team and get them to be more diligent in the future. The bedside lights do work the power switch on the wall just needs to be...More

    Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

    Enjoyed a fruitful business conference at The Sands, where our group was looked after from start to finish - hosts went above and beyond (including ferrying our group to the restaurant down the road when it was raining). Catering was great, rooms were beautiful. 5stars,...More

    Thank jameswalkernz
    Reviewed 8 June 2017

    Room was not ready when we arrived.. The dryer never worked. Hosts were not friendly. Bad smell coming from the broom closet. Maybe the septic system needs to be cleaned. The location was nice, but not worth the price. The worst service we received in...More

    2  Thank chrisjrd39
    Response from TheSandsWaiheke, Owner at The Sands - Waiheke IslandResponded 10 June 2017

    Thanks for the feedback Chris, if you had told us about the problems when you were staying we would have addressed them at that time and moved you to a better apartment. Reviewing this after your stay meant we are unable to help you.

    Reviewed 22 May 2017

    A great spot if you are looking for a quiet getaway on Waiheke. Our apartment (3-Bed) was well appointed with wonderful views over the beach. The manager offered lots of suggestions for activities/restaurants and also had the room ready for early check-in which was much...More

    Thank suzevans
    Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

    The Sands provides modern accommodation located right on the very beautiful Onetangi Beach. It is on the main bus route and you can easily travel to and from here without transport. We were staying with friends and 2 teenagers in a 3-bedroom apartment. Both adults...More

    Thank Belle H
    Response from TheSandsWaiheke, Owner at The Sands - Waiheke IslandResponded 21 May 2017

    Thanks for the lovley review guys, really enjoyed having you guys stay as well. Luke

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
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    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Refrigerator in room
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    • US$201 - US$399 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 25
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    • Waiheke Island >
    • Onetangi
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    8 December 2017|
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    Response from TheSandsWaiheke | Property representative |
    Yes they do the rooms have sliding door in the front bedroom and standard doors for the back bedrooms
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    "Worth paying a little more for first floor or higher for great views of the beach and bay"
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    "Bring bug repellent if you are really bothered by mosquitos. They make their way into the rooms at night."
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    "Because of its location, you need a car to get around. Unless you are in to walking!!"
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    "IF you are not as quiet as a mouse do not stay here."
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