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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 December 2012

We stayed here for one night as part of a 5 day Roadtrip. The great thing about the place is that there are only two units so it feels like you're pretty much on your own. The unit was large and well maintained. Its about 25m from the beach and you're treated to some spectacular sunsets. I'd disagree that it...

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3Thank Bazzla
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 October 2012

Oceanside has had some lovely reviews and I think in it's heyday it was very good. The owner was easy to deal with and the lady that she has managing the place was lovely as well. Unfortunately the owner is not there much anymore, and the downstairs unit is starting to look a bit tired. It was also very cold...

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3Thank Car0lyn777
Bridgwater, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2012

Stayed here for 1 night during a 4 week road trip. The Accommodation is in a peaceful and stunning location with a quiet beach just the other side of the road. The rooms were nicely decorated and well equipped & our host served us an excellent evening meal and superb breakfast. This is a perfect location if you want to...

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2Thank matthew_graham23
Fulton IL
Reviewed 8 May 2012

We stayed in the back unit (separate from the owner's house) and had a large and bright apartment to enjoy. The beach is just across the road so could enjoy both evening and morning strolls easily. We requested the hot breakfast (not included in the rate) and it was delivered to our room piping hot and was substantial. Would be...

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
Reviewed 24 January 2012

After finding this lodging on Trip Advisor we bookedfor one night after driving over from Gisbourne - it was so worth while and we regret not planning on two nights there. We could have ventured out with our picnic from. there and returned Although Jan was away Maureen cooked us a wonderful snapper dinner and made us feel so welcome....

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4Thank donnekiwi
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 24 September 2011

This stay had a little of everything from a plumbing issue and issues with the TV reception to a fantastic location and absolutely wonderful meals (dinner and breakfast). At the time we visited, the owners were away and there was a substitute manager. She tried to correct the plumbing issue without success. The location was great allowing us nice walks...

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1Thank Texyankee
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 April 2011

It was further east than I expected. We didn't arrive til rght on dusk but unpacked and were very comfortable for the night. Enjoyed a lovely walk along the beach before heading east after breakfast. One small problem with the shower plumbing not draining but host let us shower upstairs in her home.

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2Thank JoGiant
Jay, Oklahoma
Reviewed 8 May 2010

This area was one of the most scenic and least crowded places we visited. We loved it. However, there are few tourist facilities. Take your food and other necessities with you. The unit was not luxurious, but it was very clean and well furnished. Let Jan cook for you as much as she will! She’s a better cook than you...

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2Thank YaYa5055
tauranga
Reviewed 4 February 2010

this motel was our first stop on a trip around the east cape, the setting is amazing, right near the beach and very tranquil; nice clean accomodation and a warm welcome by the owner.

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Levin
Reviewed 16 October 2008

It all started off with a hard month of work. And my wife and I needed a get away. We heard of Waihaubay being one of the best fishing spots in the country for all fishing types. So we did a search on Waihaubay and Oceanside apartments came up. So we rang and placed a booking. We arrived at Oceanside...

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the remote and beautiful Eastern Bay of Plenty, near East Cape and Cape Runaway, Waihau Bay is a lovely white safe and sandy beach ideal for swimming, fishing, diving and Kayaking. Our apartments are large fully self contained, with everything supplied for a comfortable stay, including TV, DVD, BBQ and outdoor furniture. Enjoy awesome beach and ocean views with a complimentary drink or take advantage of fresh seafood from our kitchen. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Oceanside Apartments

Address: State Highway 35, 10932 | Via Opotiki, Eastern Bay of Plenty, Waihau Bay 3199, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Waihau Bay
Price Range: $95 - $133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Oceanside Apartments Hotel Waihau Bay
Oceanside Apartments Waihau Bay
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“The self-contained single bedroom unit at the back maybe slightly quieter than the front and can still see the ocean in an angle.”
  • Self-Contained single room unit
 of 5 bubbles DHO1980, 29 Dec 2014 | Read review
“You got to stay in the Oceanside apartment- its only $10 cheaper but worth it to hear the sound of the waves at night and have a few sherbets while watching the sunset”
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 of 5 bubbles Bazzla, 8 Dec 2012 | Read review
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