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Blue Marlin Apartments

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The website is very confusing with photos, as it shows two difference locations. So your not really sure what you are getting. Although the location was great (just across the road from the sea), the room itself was very disappointing. We booked room number 8 which shows a lovely view from the balcony... only the balcony is part of the...

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vivienne s, Manager at Blue Marlin Apartments, responded to this review

Sorry you were disappointed with your room. I endeavour to make the type of rooms clear by numbering every one and giving photos and explanation of each room type. No. 8 is the only unit on the 2nd floor besides the Manager's apartment and you are able to make full use of the balcony which has lovely sea views, which...

Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I`m so glad that I upgraded on arrival at Blue Marling apartments. I could actually live there and enjoy the sea views forever. The apartment was spotless with all possible extras in the kitchen. Comfy bed with nice bed linen, excellent bathroom, cosy living area and big TV. 100% thoroughly recommended and always a first choice in Whitianga. Remember that...

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vivienne s, Manager at Blue Marlin Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for your response. Yes the sea view units are lovely. Glad you enjoyed your stay with us.

SW England
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We stayed here for 2 nights in March 17. When making the booking, I specifically chose Room 8 as it seemed to offer the best waterfront views - most of the available rooms are to the rear of the main building, hence they have restricted views. Viv the owner was very helpful and friendly - could not do enough for...

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vivienne s, Manager at Blue Marlin Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. A holiday is always enhanced when the weather is fabulous.

Aarup, Denmark
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We really enjoyed our stay at the Blue Marlin Apartment. We had booked an upstairs room with a view over the water. It was a very nice spacious room with a king size bed and sitting area, well-sized kitchen and a large bathroom. The weather was nice and hot when we arrived and the first night we really enjoyed sleeping...

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vivienne s, Owner at Blue Marlin Apartments, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review. Pleased you enjoyed our little piece of paradise.

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We stayed 5 days, and chose this place for its location. The facilities were good, except that there were no bedside lamps for reading in bed. We were told that "the electrician said they weren't needed". An electrician that does not read would say that. The host is very helpful in every respect.

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vivienne s, Owner at Blue Marlin Apartments, responded to this review

Nice to see you arrived home safe and and sound.

La Massana, Andorra
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This is one of multiple 'new' holiday apartment blocks that have sprung up along the beach front in Whitianga. We rented an apartment here for a couple of days whilst touring the area & the location is ideal being just over the road from the beach & an easy walk into town & the wharf area with it's numerous restaurants...

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vivienne s, Owner at Blue Marlin Apartments, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Chris. When checking out our website you will see our units all have different configurations - some are studios - which is what you had while others have separate bedrooms with full kitchen facilities. We try to portray clearly what each unit has as far a sea views are concerned as not every one can be...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

I rented an apartment for 2 nights and had a lovely stay. The apartment was spacious, modern and impeccably clean. Only a short walk into town and directly across the road from the water, I would highly recommend staying here.

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vivienne s, Owner at Blue Marlin Apartments, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post your review. Glad you enjoyed your stay.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 January 2017

It's a brilliant location opposite the beach, within easy walking distance to the wharf and restaurants. Unit 8 is up a short flight of external stairs, with a partial view of the beach, but also has access to a large deck at the front of the property. Perfect for admiring the uninterrupted view of the beach. Comfortable extra large (king)...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We booked well in advance and just as well because I would have been disappointed to miss out at staying at this brilliant apartment. Right opposite Buffalo Beach and only a 5 minute walk to the town centre. The owner, Vivian, was exceptional. From her warm greeting on arrival, her recommendations and advice on the things to see and do,...

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
Reviewed 10 December 2016

We turned up late looking for accommodation and the manager was very helpful. We were able to stay in a front apartment overlooking buffalo beach which was just great. The apartment had everything we needed and was clean and tidy.We had use of the laundry and outdoor cloths line. Beds were comfortable and the place was in walking distance to...

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vivienne s, Owner at Blue Marlin Apartments, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. Looks like a nice hot summer this year. Just the way we like it.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Blue Marlin Apartments is situated on Buffalo Beach Road. We have one and two bedroom apartments and studio rooms.Apartments one and two have beautiful unobstructed sea views.Apartments 7, 9 and 13 have some sea views.All one and two bedroom apartments are self contained with kitchens and en-suites.We are a five minute stroll to the shops on Albert Street and the Wharf and restaurants are just down the road. We will service your room daily and change your bathroom linen if required.Free WiFi is available with unlimited use. Park your car and enjoy walks on the beach which is directly across the road or wander in to town to one of the many restaurants or cafes on offer. Sit on the deck and read a book or The Lost Spring Day Spa if just behind us if you want to enjoy some pampering. The choice is yours.We welcome you to our lovely piece of paradise. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Marlin Apartments

Address: 4 Buffalo Beach Road, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand (Formerly Blue Water Holiday Apartments)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Whitianga
Price Range: $119 - $190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Blue Marlin Apartments 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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#8 On the Beach Hotel in Whitianga
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“Upgrade to premium with sea views”
MalcolmS114, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Chose a room on the front, the views and proximity to the beach are excellent”
Mennito, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Choose a room at the front, with access to the deck.”
  • Unit 8 only has a small window facing the beach, but it's a great view.
PeggyL762, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“the front apartment has great views of Buffalo Beach”
487michelle, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for second floor”
discerningtravelller, 28 Feb 2015 | Read review
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