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Portland
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13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a fantastic place to visit! Fantastic view of the ocean (roooms look just like the picture) -- spacious rooms, very comfortable bed, great balcony to have morning coffee on, the spa inside the bathroom was just the ticket after a long day at the beach. The owners were very helpful, accommodating - after 4 days I felt like I... More 

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Thank Jennifer H
JandLCoomber, Owner at Oceanside Motel Whitianga, responded to this review

HI Jennifer, Thank you for taking the time to write such a kind review about your stay at The Oceanside Motel, we really appreciate the feedback we receive from guests. Enjoying your coffee on the balcony with the sea view is just fantastic and exactly what you need to enjoy a little getaway. We like to make sure your visit... More 

Auckland
1 review
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Warm and Friendly staff. Beautiful accommodation. Views to die for. Spa-bath was divine. Room was nice and spacious. Had nothing at all to complain about. Loved it here.. was an awesome 50th Birthday.

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Thank Z8061MLfionah
JandLCoomber, Owner at Oceanside Motel Whitianga, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review Fionah, We appreciate hearing all of our guests feedback, it helps us ensure that we are offering the best stay possible. We agree the views are simply amazing and such a beautiful thing to wake up to when you are on a little getaway. So glad to hear that you enjoyed celebrating your... More 

Waipu
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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Uninterrupted Ocean views - we stayed in the upstairs unit. Close to Restaurants, cafes & town, Lovely, modernized unit. Owners very accommodating. A lovely base to travel around the Peninsula. Would recommend and will return.

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Thank Raewyn K
JandLCoomber, Owner at Oceanside Motel Whitianga, responded to this review

Hi Raewyn, Thank you for such a kind review we really appreciate it. The Ocean views are something spectacular and a huge positive for our guests. We like to make sure everything is as comfortable as possible and easy with your stay as we are in a prime location. Thank you again for your kind review and we hope to... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked this in the UK as part of our road trip. We could not have picked a better place to stay, the sea was just across the road so we had a fantastic view. The accommodation was clean and presentable with all you neede for a comfortable stay, just wished we had booked for longer. Whitianga is a lovely place... More 

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JandLCoomber, Owner at Oceanside Motel Whitianga, responded to this review

Hi Elaine, Thank you for such a kind review of your stay at The Oceanside - we really appreciate your feedback. The view is fantastic especially in the morning to wake up to something we still can not get over. We like to make sure that our guests are as comfortable as possible when they stay with us so we... More 

Medowie, Australia
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Comfortable accomodation ... we had the spa room. Bed wasnt great ... we have bad backs .. but thats a minor thing others may rate the bed better. Great view with a large versndah. We would stay here again.

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JandLCoomber, Owner at Oceanside Motel Whitianga, responded to this review

Hi Ted, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay with us at The Oceanside Motel - we appreciate hearing your feedback. We apologize for the bed, we will definitely look into how we can improve this for the comfort of our guests. We are glad to hear you enjoyed the view because we agree... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent comfortable affordable accommodation yet with a luxurious feel. Great place to escape with the loved one for some quality r n r. Friendly owners who go above and beyond to make it extra great

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JandLCoomber, Owner at Oceanside Motel Whitianga, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review, Les and I appreciate hearing the feedback our guests have from their stay. It really is the perfect place to just pop away and enjoy a relaxing break. As there is so much on offer in Whitianga we like to ensure that we can assist our guests with whatever request they have... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Oceanside for iur girls weekend away and it was awesome! AMAZING location right opposite the beach, beautiful outlook. Everything was perfect! We all had a great time and can't wait to go back.

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JandLCoomber, Owner at Oceanside Motel Whitianga, responded to this review

Hi Tessa, Thank you for your reviews, it means alot to us to hear feedback from our guests. It is the perfect accommodation for a Girls weekend away with the ocean just across the road, sit back enjoy some drinks and nibbles while watching the ocean. We are glad to hear you all enjoyed your stay with us and we... More 

Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the last place we stayed in our four week road trip around New Zealand and, of the many we sampled in that time, was about the best. The room was spotlessly clean, large and well appointed but, particularly, it was on the first floor with a wide balcony and a wonderful view onto the ocean - it was... More 

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JandLCoomber, Owner at Oceanside Motel Whitianga, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you so much for your kind review about your stay at The Oceanside - we really appreciate hearing you enjoyed your time. It really is 'Oceanside' and we are so lucky to be able to wake up to those beautiful ocean views. We like to make sure we have everything available for our guests to get the most... More 

Auckland
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a good room and comfortable bed, clean and well presented. Hosts were great too! Modern appliances and everything we needed was there or able to be there. Handy having a breakfast option too for the next morning.

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Thank kroeze26
JandLCoomber, Owner at Oceanside Motel Whitianga, responded to this review

Hi Kroeze26, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at The Oceanside Motel - we really appreciate the feedback from our guests. We aim to provide everything for our guests to ensure you have the most comfortable stay possible, even with the close location to town sometimes you just want to sit back and enjoy the view... More 

Sydney, Australia
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20 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was very clean and had a great view of the water/beach (just across the road). Located a short walk from the lost springs, restaurants and shops. Kitchenette was well equipped with cook top, microwave and bar fridge. Check in was quick/easy and we were even asked which room we preferred. Staff very friendly and helpful. Beach towels and... More 

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JandLCoomber, Owner at Oceanside Motel Whitianga, responded to this review

Hi Vicki, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us here at The Oceanside Motel - we appreciate hearing feedback from our guests. We like to make sure that our guests are able to experience everything The Oceanside has to offer including all our complimentary facilities (shovels, beach towels and Kayaks). We are so happy to... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Oceanside offers a unique blend of superior beachfront accommodation, traditional hospitality and stunning sea views in Whitianga, the heart of the magical Coromandel Peninsula. With 180 degree panoramic views over Buffalo Beach and Mercury Bay from all units you are only metres away from safe swimming and fantastic boating in the beautiful waters of Mercury Bay. Make the most of this opportunity to relax and unwind in one of New Zealand's most acclaimed scenic regions. The Oceanside is just a 10 minute stroll along the beach to Whitianga's renowned cafes and restaurants, the wharf and marina complex plus the Village shopping centre. With just a 2 minute drive we are one of the closest motels to the international acclaimed The Lost Spring Thermal Pools & Spa complex. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Oceanside Motel Whitianga

Address: 32 Buffalo Beach Road | Whitianga, Whitianga, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Whitianga
Price Range: RM471 - RM862 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Oceanside Motel Whitianga 3.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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#5 On the Beach Hotel in Whitianga
#6 Romantic Hotel in Whitianga
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“upstairs rooms are the best!”
 of 5 bubbles 558jenniferh, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had a room on the first floor with a view to the sea. I believe that all rooms have such a view to the sea - but please check.”
 of 5 bubbles greentractor, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“For best views pay the extra to go up stairs”
 of 5 bubbles 109malcolmm, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All units look out over the sea”
  • No door on toilet alcove
  • Old fashioned basin - small and cramped
  • Old fashioned shower
 of 5 bubbles DebbieD878, 18 May 2016 | Read review
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