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Opononi Lighthouse Motel

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Thousand Oaks,CA
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

This motel was a good stop on the first day of our NZ trip and a great jumping-off point for visiting the beautiful Waipoua forest only 30 minutes away. Our unit was clean and comfortable, the fridge stocked, as always in NZ, with milk for coffee or tea. The only drawback was that conversations in the next unit could be...

Thank wellyhelly
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Right on the state highway. Very close to the beach, tavern, foursquare and fish n chips shop. Serene location, Great staff, onsite parking, rooms with kitchenette and other facilities. Totally recommended.

Thank Ripan_2000
Troyes, France
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

An apartment, with its own front room, fully equipped kitchen, large bedroom and a table on the terrace. A very clean Motel with a friendly feel. The secret to this motel is also that the beach was just across the road from the motel.

Thank jb5164
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed staying here. Good facilities in room and clean. Close to Opononi and Omapere and right across from the beach. Cost of room was a little on the expensive side but there are limited options in Opononi.

Thank nztraveller476
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I spent two nights in this motel, I had a two rooms studio with kitchen corner, fully equipped and spotless clean. The motel has a guest laundry and a small library. Located in front of the beach, 5 mn walking distance from shops and restaurant. Very friendly owners. A very pleasant place worth spending many days and weeks.

Thank aae191
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for 2 nights as part of a trip around North and South Island. The apartment was of a good size with small kitchenette area and sitting area and separate bedroom. Could park car by door, use of laundry facilities was welcome and beach situated across the road. Manager was fairly grumpy but his wife was very pleasant and...

Thank John R
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 December 2016

With the beach right across the road, there is no delay in getting that walk or swim at any time of day or night. The rooms were more than ample, with adequate home style blankets for extra warmth if needed. The kitchen was greatly stocked with utensils and the bathroom was very functional. We were here with a young toddler...

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Clean comfortable accommodation on a more or less open plan basis. Parking space immediately alongside the unit. Our small bathroom was made up of a separate lavatory (with door) and washbasin/shower unit to either side, separated from the living area by sliding door. Main bedroom area separated from living quarters by a curtain, door to second bedroom with two single...

Thank JMarpleInc
Clamecy, France
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

After checking several of the local accommodations we decided this is the best value for money and fitted our needs. Roomy, clean, close to the 4 Square Shop and the Takeaways. Pleased with our choice here.

Thank Katie7772015
Whakatane, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Stayed in the Disability Unit and it was very spacious but had an unusual musty smell. TV very small for such a large room. Beds ok except single beds are more suited to children than adults. Average stay at this motel.

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  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A motel in a tropical setting, 20 metres from the beach. Clean, comfortable rooms in a quiet location close to local shops & restaurants 450m. Central location to explore the Hokianga region including the Waipoua Forest and Tane Mahuta. Beautiful views from the front of the property. Self-contained units with sea and garden views. One and two bedroomed units, 2 studio units, (one with wheelchair access). Motel amenities include a spa pool, under cover BBQ area, guest laundry. Free wifi on site. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Opononi Lighthouse Motel

Address: 45 State Highway 12, Opononi, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Opononi
Price Range: $106 - $196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Opononi Lighthouse Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“very clean , all on one level, parking outside your apartment, local food shop for buying groceries.”
 of 5 bubbles jb5164, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We had the second unit back from the road and had no problems with noise at all. This is a quiet main road.”
 of 5 bubbles MichaelB406, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the northside had balconies looking towards the sea.”
 of 5 bubbles Sainty1, 4 May 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 has a balcony and the best views”
 of 5 bubbles andrewblackcat2, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Wonderful situation with peace and quiet - couldn't wish for better!”
 of 5 bubbles 327margaretm, 10 Mar 2016 | Read review
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