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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Rooms where hotel style so a bit small with only a kettle and fridge as you would expect. Otherwise this place was very nice to stay for a night with chilling air conditioning. Staff very friendly and helpful ( including the cat). Bar area with tables over the bay and not a bad restaurant either. Not much to do in...

Thank Richard C
Cambridge, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

A classic kiwi beach hotel. To be honest the staff make the place, good down to earth folk who make you feel welcome. The rooms, while a bit small, are a lovely surprise. Fresh and clean. Will be back for another stay. Also you have to try the fish and chips next door!

Thank i-r-mikey
Greymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Perfectly formed rooms, comfy beds & great showers & modern decor. Seafront (across the rd). Pub meals in pub, inhouse restaurant meals at Boar & Marlin. Loved Smirmoff the cat & Bob the dog. Really appreciated the manager doing early morning coffees for our take off! Big up's to the manager & staff. Even though we stayed 2 nights it...

Thank Foxylady2012
Farnborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 January 2017

We arrived weary from our drive from Auckland, we were booked in by a pleasant lady and given the keys to room 17. The room was small and cramped, the door to the bathroom was a pocket door as a normal one could not be opened either in or out. It had a small terrace overlooking the sea. The hotel...

Thank 585Rodney585
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Every year we head to Opononi for a couple of nights. The pub is a must to visit. It's a great spot to sit outside and watch the scenery and people watch. The food is great and the beer is cold. Best option grab a jug and a couple of handles, some fries and a pizza, and sit and enjoy...

Thank Tony S
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately accomodation options are limited in Opononi but it is a fantastic place. Stayed at the hotel 1 night. Rooms are small but comfortable, clean, tidy and we'll priced - great option. But the service is rubbish. At check in I was treated like a nuisance. The barman was a surly unhelpful and rude bloke that should not be in...

1Thank Bruce J
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 December 2016

I have stayed in this hotels a couple of times in the past. I think it needs some maintenance. It is a pretty room and it has a nice bed but the bathroom needs some upgrade. The tiles from the shower are all loose so when you take a shower you will move a bit. It was christmas so the...

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Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Veggie pizza inedible- pizza base foul - potentially out of date- topping gag worthy with hollandaise sauce for some reason. Deserts - de frosted Aunt Betty's awfulness and aerosol cream which had melted by the time it got to us. Seriously bad. There was no redeeming feature.

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Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on a beautiful day for some lunch - the deck view was amazing and the staff in the pub welcoming and friendly BUT then the food came - the chicken satay on a hot stone was 3 tiny pieces of chicken and no satay sauce, the shrimp cocktail was defrosted tiny shrimps and the salt n pepper...

1Thank RachelleHod
Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 November 2016

After a long journey from Aucklnd, we were made most welcome, with magnificent views over the Hokianga harbour. My only problem with the hotel is that the rooms are small and the furniture struggles to allow guests to get aroiund it, but don't let that put you off, because this is a very special location.

Thank Ditchgould

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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Opononi Hotel has 10 studios and 5 units. All rooms have sea views. Less than a minute's walk to the beach, safe swimming, information centre, takeaways, shop, jetty and boat ramp. The world famous Twilight Encounter leaves from here and the boat to the dunes for sand boarding. Come and enjoy the beautiful Hokianga. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Opononi Hotel Limited

Address: 19 State Highway 12 | RD 3, Opononi 0443, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Opononi
Price Range: RM337 - RM412 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Opononi Hotel Limited 2.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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“ask for a sea view, as halftherooms face the other way”
 of 5 bubbles Ditchgould, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are wonderful...”
 of 5 bubbles 661traceyb661, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We like the rooms on the front with the balcony for the view.”
 of 5 bubbles Lavinia832, 6 Mar 2016 | Read review
“15 and 16 face the sea (and main road)”
 of 5 bubbles Rob_K55, 2 Nov 2015 | Read review
“The front 2 rooms over looking harbour, otherwise the back rooms facing away from the pub.”
 of 5 bubbles bluey_york, 7 Apr 2015 | Read review
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