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Wellsford, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked this room for a night away over the long weekend. We were pleased with the room, clean and tidy, lovely large bathroom with a great shower. Our room faced the main road, but didn't hear/get much road noise. Curtains were very dark meaning we got a great sleep-in too! Very short walk to the beach and a 10-15 min...

Thank ErinOnHoliday
Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed on our way up to the Bay of Islands. A great motel for an overnight stay. Clean, functional, great location, friendly and helpful staff. Perfect for a night to refresh and set you up for the next day. Would recommend.

Thank RachJS
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 11 January 2017

The room was fine, bed very soft but I found it comfortable. Functional kitchenette which I thought was well stocked. Amazing water pressure in shower. We were only passing through but it was perfect for our needs.

Thank you3912
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely reception staff who were very welcoming and helpful. Clean room that was nicely presented and nice spa bath! The complimentary water was a nice touch thank you. Beach just a few meters away was beautiful!

Thank angelad933
Biddenden, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Right behind the clean beach. Shops and restaurants a 15 min flat walk. There wasn't much in the town but fine for a short stay. Rooms were very clean and bright, bed ultra comfortable and bathroom spotless.

Thank Govinder S
Market Harborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Pleasant room with kitchenette- ideal for preparing snacks, breakfast or simple meal. Large Countdown supermarket in centre for groceries. Motel almost on beach. Lovely walk, probably a mile, along the waters' edge and then back via the shops.

Thank Helen S
New Zealand
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Very helpful staff and both our units (#1 and #2) were spotlessly clean. Rooms were very well appointed and beds king size and very comfortable. Fresh towels each day. Ranch slider to very small outdoor area in these units but others on ground level had larger outdoor areas. If you are elderly or disabled ask for walk in shower unit....

Thank RobboNewZealand
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Stayed one night in October. Not the most welcoming of receptions and considering our booking was made 7 months in advance our room request had been totally ignored. The room was practical for a one night stay as we didn't want to unpack cases, comfortable bed and kitchen area fine for a quick breakfast. Good position for beach and town...

Thank WYorkshiretraveller
Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night in one of the studio room and it was mostly a good experience. The room was reasonably large and the bed really quite comfy and also definetly king size. Kitchen equipment is ok for a quick meal and the bathroom rather functional, just stays a bit damp for a long while after showering. Nice and friendly...

Thank GuenterD1980
Narre Warren, Australia
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Great location and comfortable well set up motel. The beach is 100 metres away and access to shops and restaurants within walking distance. The staff were helpful and efficient and wifi complimentary. Sky Tv was provided and parking was free. Recommended.

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Waves Motel

Address: Cnr Hibiscus Coast Highway and Kohu Street, Orewa, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Orewa
Price Range: $145 - $264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Waves Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
Auckland Region, New Zealand

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“Room fronting road for own secluded terrace”
 of 5 bubbles HelenS731, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The rooms don't face out to the beach, but just a short 100m walk to beach.”
 of 5 bubbles DonnaR1729, 18 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All great, ask to see room first,to suit you requirements and price,very helpful staff.”
 of 5 bubbles warwicko2013, 14 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Nonsmoking rooms but ours was on the ground floor with its own little terrace where smoking is fine.”
 of 5 bubbles 448brendat, 9 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Room with spa bath, very enjoyable”
 of 5 bubbles 190kirag, 10 Feb 2016 | Read review
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