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SW England
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 2 nights in March 17. When making the booking, I specifically chose Room 8 as it seemed to offer the best waterfront views - most of the available rooms are to the rear of the main building, hence they have restricted views. Viv the owner was very helpful and friendly - could not do enough for...

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Aarup, Denmark
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay at the Blue Marlin Apartment. We had booked an upstairs room with a view over the water. It was a very nice spacious room with a king size bed and sitting area, well-sized kitchen and a large bathroom. The weather was nice and hot when we arrived and the first night we really enjoyed sleeping...

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vivienne s, Owner at Blue Marlin Apartments, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review. Pleased you enjoyed our little piece of paradise.

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed 5 days, and chose this place for its location. The facilities were good, except that there were no bedside lamps for reading in bed. We were told that "the electrician said they weren't needed". An electrician that does not read would say that. The host is very helpful in every respect.

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vivienne s, Owner at Blue Marlin Apartments, responded to this review

Nice to see you arrived home safe and and sound.

La Massana, Andorra
Reviewed 17 February 2017

This is one of multiple 'new' holiday apartment blocks that have sprung up along the beach front in Whitianga. We rented an apartment here for a couple of days whilst touring the area & the location is ideal being just over the road from the beach & an easy walk into town & the wharf area with it's numerous restaurants...

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vivienne s, Owner at Blue Marlin Apartments, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Chris. When checking out our website you will see our units all have different configurations - some are studios - which is what you had while others have separate bedrooms with full kitchen facilities. We try to portray clearly what each unit has as far a sea views are concerned as not every one can be...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

I rented an apartment for 2 nights and had a lovely stay. The apartment was spacious, modern and impeccably clean. Only a short walk into town and directly across the road from the water, I would highly recommend staying here.

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vivienne s, Owner at Blue Marlin Apartments, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post your review. Glad you enjoyed your stay.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 January 2017

It's a brilliant location opposite the beach, within easy walking distance to the wharf and restaurants. Unit 8 is up a short flight of external stairs, with a partial view of the beach, but also has access to a large deck at the front of the property. Perfect for admiring the uninterrupted view of the beach. Comfortable extra large (king)...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We booked well in advance and just as well because I would have been disappointed to miss out at staying at this brilliant apartment. Right opposite Buffalo Beach and only a 5 minute walk to the town centre. The owner, Vivian, was exceptional. From her warm greeting on arrival, her recommendations and advice on the things to see and do,...

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
Reviewed 11 December 2016

We turned up late looking for accommodation and the manager was very helpful. We were able to stay in a front apartment overlooking buffalo beach which was just great. The apartment had everything we needed and was clean and tidy.We had use of the laundry and outdoor cloths line. Beds were comfortable and the place was in walking distance to...

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vivienne s, Owner at Blue Marlin Apartments, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. Looks like a nice hot summer this year. Just the way we like it.

Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing location; only a short walk to four squares, some restaurants and the beach. The owner is very friendly and helpful. She offered us very good advice on where to visit and fish etc. Our room was serviced daily with dishes done and bed made, my sky which was great and just an all round good vibe to the apartment....

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vivienne s, Owner at Blue Marlin Apartments, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. Be great to see you back again. Maybe you will have more luck with the fishing next time.

Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Nice location close to the harbor and town. Rooms were nice and clean and well looked after. Easy check-in and check out. The room you had a nice sea view. Would definitely use again when next return to Whitianga

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vivienne s, Owner at Blue Marlin Apartments, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. Would be lovely to see you again in our piece of paradise.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Blue Marlin Apartments is situated on Buffalo Beach Road. We have one and two bedroom apartments and studio rooms.Apartments one and two have beautiful unobstructed sea views.Apartments 7, 9 and 13 have some sea views.All one and two bedroom apartments are self contained with kitchens and en-suites.We are a five minute stroll to the shops on Albert Street and the Wharf and restaurants are just down the road. We will service your room daily and change your bathroom linen if required.Free WiFi is available with unlimited use. Park your car and enjoy walks on the beach which is directly across the road or wander in to town to one of the many restaurants or cafes on offer. Sit on the deck and read a book or The Lost Spring Day Spa if just behind us if you want to enjoy some pampering. The choice is yours.We welcome you to our lovely piece of paradise. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Marlin Apartments

Address: 4 Buffalo Beach Road, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand (Formerly Blue Water Holiday Apartments)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Whitianga
Price Range: RM395 - RM700 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Blue Marlin Apartments 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Chose a room on the front, the views and proximity to the beach are excellent”
 of 5 bubbles Mennito, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Choose a room at the front, with access to the deck.”
  • Unit 8 only has a small window facing the beach, but it's a great view.
 of 5 bubbles PeggyL762, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“the front apartment has great views of Buffalo Beach”
 of 5 bubbles 487michelle, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for second floor”
 of 5 bubbles discerningtravelller, 28 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Because we were travelling with friends we needed the two bedroom apartment - ask for that if you need the extra room.”
 of 5 bubbles L2070GGpaulh, 27 Jan 2015 | Read review
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