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Aotearoa Lodge

70 Racecourse Road, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
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  • The Lost Spring
    1.5 km
  • 3 star hotel
  • Free Wifi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Loved it
Located just a few minutes' drive from the town centre in a... more
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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located just a few minutes' drive from the town centre in a lovely garden setting There was a mix up with our booking and they had us in a room with one bed instead of two, however this was sorted out. The room was very clean with nice beds and linen. Free breakfast was basic, but adequate. Staff were friendly.

Thank Fraser S
Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here with my family 4 nights in december and we had a great time. Comfortable beds, clean rooms and super nice and serviceminded straff. For us it was the perfect location, quiet but just a short walk to the beach. It is a family owned hotel and we highly appriciated the personalized reception. You feel like home here....

Thank Klara J
Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a suite which came with a small kitchen and two beds. Beds were kind of soft/uncomfortable but did the job. Internet was horribly slow, but I guess it's expected in such a small town. We had to kill about 4 bugs (3 small flies, 1 mosquito) flying around our room/bathroom. There were random $50 surcharges if you messed...

Thank thund3rsh0ck
Washington DC
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Loved staying at this hotel, the rooms were HUGE, and they had a full kitchen as well, which helped with the costs of eating out. The staff was friendly during the check-in process and was able to give you information about the area, directions and was even able to give me tide information. As for the room itself, the only...

Thank Heather L
Kansas City
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Room was comfortable, so was the bed! Breakfast totally mediocre - lousy bread, no cheese, cold cuts or eggs - not worth the $15 price. Better to go to town. The shower head is the cheapest piece of junk, provides a paltry spurt. The manager is Korean, nice guy, but barely speaks English. Parking very awkward. The place needs some...

Thank Sush108
Reviewed 16 October 2016

stayed there on family holiday, part of a 3 week tour of NZ, these were the worst beds out of 22 nights in NZ. Accommodation was modest and needs a little TLC, could be a great motel. Beaut quiet location and owners were very accommodating.

Thank Craigous M
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Nice location, off the beach. Nice layout of the accommodation and conference facilities. Family running the Lodge were lovely, I think they are fairly new to this accommodation. The beds in the rooms had no consistency - I had a conversation at breakfast with a conference colleague (we were both bemoaning the beds). I thought she must have had the...

1Thank Le S
Forster, Australia
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Had a 2 bedroom family unit. Everything clean but older style. However the beds were TERRIBLE!! Ended up being seasick all night on a bed that bent like a banana. Also a bit out of town. Out of all the prebooked accomodation we stayed at it was the worst. All you want is a good bed to have a good...

1Thank T S
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 September 2016

I ran a weekend conference here for about 45 people. Attendees stayed at the Lodge with the overflow at local B&B, motel and Backpackers. The conference venue is under new management and they were very helpful and friendly. The conference room can seat about 45 people. We used a local caterer from Jandals Cafe, who provided an excellent meal Saturday...

Thank Felicity G
Reviewed 1 August 2016

The only reason I didn't rate this a 5 is that outside, on the porch, there were containers for smokers... and I hate smoke! So the fact that this wasn't entirely a smoke-free venue brings my rating down - even though I didn't smell any smoke. But the room was clean, the bed was comfortable, the heater and television and...

Thank T_Bear_Mommy

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Aotearoa Lodge

Address: 70 Racecourse Road, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Whitianga
Price Range: $128 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Aotearoa Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“family rooms were large and plenty of room”
 of 5 bubbles craigousm, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Check bed hardness/softness before accepting a room”
 of 5 bubbles LeS339, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All are good rooms”
 of 5 bubbles jillk614, 15 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Wasn't impressed at all so I wouldn't recommend this hotel”
 of 5 bubbles 11catherinet, 2 Jan 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are beautiful”
 of 5 bubbles Kimsteve15, 12 Sep 2015 | Read review
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