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Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Older style motel that is in desperate need of some serious TLC. Stairs and deck need painting as do the kitchen doors . Our bedside lamp wasn't working and it's cord disappeared beneath the bed and was attached to goodness knows what. There were no power sockets on the bedroom walls. All the carpets were worn and had frayed edges...

Thank George P
Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Travelled up from the South Island and on an impulse decided to spend the weekend in Orewa to meet our son who is working further north. Most motels were already booked out and this too was full for the weekend. Positives = the staff are very friendly and helpful. The rooms are comfortable, clean, with tv, small kitchen facilities and...

Thank kiwisolargal
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our overnight stay here. The motel is right on the beach & were able to get up for a wonderful walk on a beautiful autumn morning. The kitchen & bathroom were adequate & the bed comfortable & we were within walking distance of the shops. Our host was very friendly & helpful.

Thank Jeffrey C
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Firstly, the owners are really lovely and very helpful. That was the only positive. Now to our 2 bedroom apartment. It needs a makeover. If I could smell the room over the Internet, I would not have booked it. The room smell was like walking into an op shop full of old clothes. The furniture needs to be steam cleaned,...

Thank Webby200863
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

Dated is an understatement for this property. We stayed in unit two, which has two bedrooms, a full kitchen and bathroom. The unit was pretty shabby, with stained carpet, cracked floor tiles and peeling paint. Even the plates were stained! We found the beds to be very uncomfortable and as well as this, there was an outdoor light that shone...

Thank amypI6413YC
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 February 2016

I stayed at this motel unexpectedly, after I had messed up a booking at another local motel. I wasn't disappointed. My large, clean unit looked out across the beach and the ocean, which was a great way to start the day (and to end it over a cold beer). My unit had a living room with a single bed and...

Thank wakeupjames
Otorohanga, Waikato, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 February 2016

I have return to Edgewater motel for the second time over Auckland Anniversary weekend. I was in same beach front unit from my last stay which was same time last year. The unit does look out dated but I found it very comfortable which is very important. If you are planning to stay at Edgewater motel I recommend that you...

Thank Gordon L
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

Excellent service, beautiful setting. Thank you! We were held up on SH1. Turned around and decided to stay here. Rounded off a eventful weekend! Right on beach. Clean and practical unit. Friendly and courteous reception. Will be back. We were not on holiday but it's central and with the beach s minute away this will be a good destination.

Thank G-force-G
Southland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 May 2015 via mobile

We stayed with friends last month in one of the older units closer to the road. It was fairly clean -apart from a very greasy oven tray, the unit was a little dated. It was convenient to walk along the beach in the morning. We did ask if there was a bbq we could use but unfortunately no. Friendly managers.

Thank jessiesfamily
Laguna Niguel, California
Reviewed 14 May 2015

The property is dated & aging but functional with a fabulous location right on the beautiful, huge Orewa beach & very close to downtown. We chose an upstairs motel facing the beach with a large living room, dining area & full kitchen. Bedroom was small at the back. It suited us fine & was very quiet.

Thank Russell K

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Old BUT clean Motel direct access to beach, some units front right onto beach. Seven or eight minute walk down the beach to Orewa Restaurants and shops. Ideal for Families and or couples, with several different room formats. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Edgewater Motel

Address: 387 Hibiscus Coast Highway, Orewa 0931, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Orewa
Number of rooms: 16
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“Rooms with a beach view are the best.”
 of 5 bubbles kiwisolargal, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view & check it out to make sure everything is working OK.”
 of 5 bubbles 582russellk, 14 May 2015 | Read review
“In front of the beach”
 of 5 bubbles RikaMalaysia, 1 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Beachfront best”
 of 5 bubbles Diane47uk, 21 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Two bathroom unit great if more than 2 adults staying.”
 of 5 bubbles 979dawnh, 17 Dec 2014 | Read review
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