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    Wrights by the Sea Motel

    387 - 389 Kapiti Road, Paraparaumu 5032, New Zealand
    011 64 4-887 1150
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    • Excellent42%
    • Very good38%
    • Average18%
    • Poor1%
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    “kapiti island” (11 reviews)
    “stayed here” (9 reviews)
    “clean unit” (3 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Available
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Family Rooms
    Multilingual Staff
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Private Balcony
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I was part of a group who stayed here and we had a lovely stay. We arrived late afternoon and went out to Kapiti Island the next day - the hosts were very friendly and helpful. We had stayed in another place in Paraparaumu that...More

    Thank joc6447
    Response from FranknZoe, Owner at Wrights by the Sea MotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear joc6447, Thank you for taking your time to review your stay with us and we are joyful to know you have enjoyed your stay! Thanks for make mentioning the location of the motel and the service of the staff. Thanks again for staying with...More

    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 8 November 2017

    We were keeping an eye on vacancies on our drive to Paraparaumu and by the time we got there - only one room left. My father had a large studio and even though close to the road it was very quiet at night. I had...More

    Thank Glenys B
    Response from FranknZoe, Owner at Wrights by the Sea MotelResponded 9 November 2017

    Dear Glenys, It was lovely having you and your dad staying with us and I really enjoyed sharing our experiences of running a motel, a few of the ideas I think I would love to try! Will definitely visit your motel if pass by Whangamata....More

    Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

    Budget motel. Had a good stay, clean unit and tidy. Shower only. The room smelt a little like cigarette drifting inside or maybe the cigarette smell was on the curtains, I am not sure but it definetly lingered. Very close to shops and the beach...More

    Thank Ruth H
    Response from FranknZoe, Owner at Wrights by the Sea MotelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Ruth, Thank you for taking your time to review your stay with us and reminding us regarding the smell which was probably caused by a previous guest who have been smoking outside but forgot to close the window connecting the room and the patio....More

    Reviewed 5 weeks ago

    Clean, tidy, affordable, great location close to the beach with friendly helpful manager. Comfortable bed for great sleep. Walk to the beach and beach front cafes and shops. Fantastic sunset viewed from the beach. Five minute drive to major shopping center with all the large...More

    Thank Trexor5
    Response from FranknZoe, Owner at Wrights by the Sea MotelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Trexor, It was a pleasure hosting you and we are very glad you have checked out the many awesome shops, Cafe's near the area and most importantly the mesmerizing sunset of the Kapiti Coast! Thanks for taking your time to review your stay and...More

    Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

    Pros: - location! Just a few minutes walk to Paraparaumu beach. - value for money - stayed here for a bargain. - comfy bed (quite soft). - wifi is pretty good though it is not password protected. - good lighting. Cons: - not the cleanest...More

    Thank Keith H
    Response from FranknZoe, Owner at Wrights by the Sea MotelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Keith, Thank you for taking your time to review your stay with and the photos are certainly a big help to show what our rooms are like. Thank you for pointing out the great location of the motel and the comfortable beds as well...More

    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Conference Facilities
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Price range
    • US$85 - US$108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 14
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Greater Wellington >
    • Kapiti Coast >
    • Paraparaumu
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