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Oceanside Motel Whitianga

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were a little early but room was ready. Very easy and pleasant check in from owner. These folks also run the Sea Cave Adventures that we went on yesterday. Room is excellent, upper level with large glass front opening to big balcony. Ocean is right across the road so lots of beautiful music of waves crashing in. Bath has...

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JandLCoomber, Owner at Oceanside Motel Whitianga, responded to this review

Hi Kenneth, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us here at The Oceanside Motel, we really appreciate hearing all the feedback from each of our guests. Yes, our upper level rooms are pretty great, the elevation gives that little bit of an extra view. Our location is pretty great to get around and see everything...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed over Easter and was more than pleasantly surprised with our room. Excellent views and clean. Our hosts Jill and Les were very knowledgeable and helpful. We were able to walk into town. We had a great time and would come and stay here again in a heartbeat. Highly recommended.

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JandLCoomber, Manager at Oceanside Motel Whitianga, responded to this review

Thank you so much for reviewing your stay with us here at The Oceanside Motel, we really appreciate hearing the feedback from your stay. Despite the weather warnings the Easter break was great and we hope you had a relaxing time while staying. Whitianga is a great place to get away and stay so we try and let all our...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights in April. Room is a bit smaller then i expected but it was more then sufficient for our stay bathrooms have been redone so that was a pleasent suprise. 5 min walk to main shopping strip Good stay overall

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JandLCoomber, Manager at Oceanside Motel Whitianga, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us at The Oceanside Motel, we really appreciate hearing the feedback from your stay. Our motel is the perfect location for a quite break in Whitianga, close to town and right across from the beach. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your 3 day break with us...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in a lovey room capable of accommodating a couple and 3 singles. The hosts are lovely and we're able to recommend a couple of spots to dine out later in the evening. The kitchen is well equipped and the rooms were spacious with modern interior. The stand out feature of this accommodation is the incredible views from your...

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JandLCoomber, Manager at Oceanside Motel Whitianga, responded to this review

Hi Nat, Thank you for taking the time to write such a kind review of your stay at The Oceanside Motel, we really appreciate hearing your feedback. We aim to make our guests stay as comfortable as possible which includes letting you know where the best places to eat in Whitianga are - we do ope you got to experience...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We held a work off-site two day meeting here. The place is lovely, close to the ocean, town centre and restaurants. I would say that you need to ensure that you don't go to the Beachside Motel that is in front of the Oceanside Motel, as the grumpy man who was rude and obnoxious is enough to make you turn...

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JandLCoomber, Manager at Oceanside Motel Whitianga, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay with us at The Oceanside Motel- we appreciate hearing the feedback from our guests. Our location is perfect for a getaway or a work meeting as we are close to town and eateries plus have that amazing view of the ocean. Our name is very similar to the...

Greater Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great location with very knowledgeable owners. The bed was good and the room tidy with great views out over the beach. Only minor issue is the water pressure wasn't as much as I like. But an overall enjoyable stay.

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JandLCoomber, Manager at Oceanside Motel Whitianga, responded to this review

Hi Scotty, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us, we really appreciate it. We aim to make our rooms as comfortable as possible for all our guests and the view right outside the window is just amazing. We are glad to hear that you were happy with your room and bed and we do appologise...

Reviewed 16 March 2017

This was one of the best places we stayed in New Zealand; a fabulous one bedroom apartment right on the beach front in Whitianga. The accommodation was super clean and the bed super comfortable. But the view! Right over Mercury Bay and out into the Pacific. Sure there is a road between but it’s largely used by locals to take...

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JandLCoomber, Manager at Oceanside Motel Whitianga, responded to this review

Hi Colin, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us here at The Oceanside Motel, we appreciate hearing feedback from our guests. The view is simply breathtaking and such a great thing to wake up to in the morning. We hope you visited some of the wonderful cafes along the waterfront for a great breakfast and...

Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

One enters the apartment via a side door into a hallway. This is regarded as the ensuite room. This has a door of to the bedroom and a door of to the lounge. In the hallway is a toilet with no door on it ( the owner tells me by leaving the door of, it is regarded as en suite...

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JandLCoomber, Owner at Oceanside Motel Whitianga, responded to this review

HI Chris, Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback on your stay at the Oceanside. We are sorry to hear that you did not have a comfortable stay, however we do wish you would of let us know of your issues so we could of moved you to another room if it was possible. We do apologize...

Korumburra
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights, but the rooms are run down and the bed. The rooms are also a strange layout. Also with no aircon. We paid $825 for 3 nights so was expecting something rather nice, but would def not pick this place to stay in again. However lovely view

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JandLCoomber, Owner at Oceanside Motel Whitianga, responded to this review

Hi Tash, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us at The Oceanside Motel - we are sorry to hear that our rooms were not up to your standard and you were unhappy with your stay. We will take your feedback on board and see what we can do to fix the issues you have raised....

Carlisle, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 March 2017

I chose this place for its view--- and that, it did have. But although it was right across from the ocean, the main road was right in front of it. Our room was also difficult to enjoy because it was right on ground level--- couldn't leave the slider open at night, and if you did sit on the patio in...

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JandLCoomber, Owner at Oceanside Motel Whitianga, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us at The Oceanside Motel - we are sorry to hear that our accommodation was not up to your standard. We pride ourselves on having a perfect beach view and a great place to sit back and relax, the road running between us and the beach is not overally...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Oceanside offers a unique blend of superior beachfront accommodation, traditional hospitality and stunning sea views in Whitianga, the heart of the magical Coromandel Peninsula. With 180 degree panoramic views over Buffalo Beach and Mercury Bay from all units you are only metres away from safe swimming and fantastic boating in the beautiful waters of Mercury Bay. Make the most of this opportunity to relax and unwind in one of New Zealand's most acclaimed scenic regions. The Oceanside is just a 10 minute stroll along the beach to Whitianga's renowned cafes and restaurants, the wharf and marina complex plus the Village shopping centre. With just a 2 minute drive we are one of the closest motels to the international acclaimed The Lost Spring Thermal Pools & Spa complex. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Oceanside Motel Whitianga

Address: 32 Buffalo Beach Road | Whitianga, Whitianga, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Whitianga
Price Range: $126 - $181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Oceanside Motel Whitianga 3.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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#4 On the Beach Hotel in Whitianga
#6 Romantic Hotel in Whitianga
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“All of the rooms were very spacious with all the mod cons of home”
Memphis6, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have great views across the road to the Beach.”
Scottym1966, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Nice view from rooms up the top.”
OliveAuckland, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Upper rooms have excellent views”
DeeAtkinson, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Nothing required other than possible drinks for the weary traveller. ”
GavinM268, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
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