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Ohaeawai Hotel Bar

6083 State Highway 12, Kaikohe, New Zealand
+64 9-405 9820
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good16%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
24 Jun 2017
“Homely Pub”
3 Jun 2017
“Great kiwi hospitality”
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Bar, Pub, Seafood
$$ - $$$
6083 State Highway 12, Kaikohe, New Zealand
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Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

It was great to be welcomed to this local pub Typical of the era and the owner was friendly Food was average to be fair but I would tend to give it another go!

Thank graeme p
Reviewed June 3, 2017

The Ohaeawai Hotel provided a delightful night’s stay midway through our Twin Coast Cycle adventure. It is a step back into old New Zealand, so leave your Ponsonby latte expectations at home, and enjoy some good old fashioned Kiwi hospitality with the amazing proprietor Ray...More

Thank SaltwaterGirl84
Reviewed May 8, 2017

The hotel was centrally located for our Northland cycle trail adventure and its closeness to the Napha thermal springs was another bonus. Our accomodation as well as the shared facilities were very clean and comfortable. We enjoyed the pub atmosphere and Rae cooked us hearty...More

Thank Salim-Sheila
Reviewed December 28, 2016

After waiting at the bar for some minutes, the one guy present - who was operating the bar, cooking and serving meals etc - took our order for 2 fish and chip meals. I asked how long the meal would take to arrive: one hour...More

Thank Adrian G
Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

The Ohaeawai Hotel is an old building that looks like it's in the middle of being renovated. The hotel manager is friendly and welcoming but very strict. He is the sole staff and does well on his own, however I feel he needs help to...More

Thank E M
Reviewed June 12, 2016

Fantastic host Ray took very good care of us, Comfortable rooms, lovely breakfast every day, very informative about the local history and places to visit, even took time off work to show us some of the sights, close to the hot pools. You wont be...More

1  Thank Shelley S
Reviewed January 10, 2016

Ohaewai Hotel appeared in the shimmering heat on the horizon as we headed North from Auckland, receiving a friendly local welcome swilled down with nice locally produced food and a chilled lager. Wonderful!

Thank irishrover2016
Reviewed January 5, 2016

Wonderfully friendly welcome by the proprietor, old school in a Kiwi sense. Went out of his way. It's an old heritage hotel. Don't expect all the mod cons or you will be disappointed. All the basic needs for a very fair budget price and the...More

Thank Ian_Lyuba
Reviewed November 11, 2015

I live in the area. Been here a few times. It's pub food. But it's quality pub food. The meals are huge ! One needs to be really hungry if one is going to eat here. Otherwise one might struggle to finish a meal. The...More

Thank gmossley
Reviewed November 3, 2015 via mobile

Very friendly welcome, just got there by surprise and did not regret it. Heritage hotel to a fair price. Would go back there for a night. Thanks Ray, for your hospitality

Thank Beat A
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Restaurant Details

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Bar, Pub, Seafood
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  • Address: 6083 State Highway 12, Kaikohe, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Kaikohe
  • Phone Number: +64 9-405 9820
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