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Oakura Beach Motel

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Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Totally awesome couple who have been very supportive with our travels with our young dog Tyga. Beautiful location. Awesomely set up rooms. Beach so handy for you to let your dog run on. There is a hose by the room, which was very handy for cleaning the dog after playing on the beach. Would highly recommend them to any responsible...

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Napier
Reviewed 5 October 2015

We recently stayed at the Oakura Beach Motel and were impressed with the proximity to New Plymouth, the Pukeiti Gardens and the beach. However, when the bulb in the bathroom, and one other, had previously blown, the towels, bath mat etc. all extremely thin, many cobwebs evident, and only luke warm water in the shower (it was O.K. in the...

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Huntington Beach, California
Reviewed 31 May 2015

I love Oakura and this Motel is certainly nice but I've stayed at the Oakura Holiday Park several times before and, after two nights at the Oakura Motel, I moved back to be at the Holiday Park on my most recent visit. There's nothing inherently wrong with the motel - it is cute, the people are nice - but it's...

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Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 April 2015

THis was a beautiful place to stay even though it rained for a day or so. WE stayed here for 4 night We had a lovely cabin not very far from the beach You could hear the surf at night & the thunder 1 night.the cabin had 2 bedrooms one with bunks. nice shower & toilet kitchen with micro and...

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1Thank wheels117
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 January 2015

A peaceful niche (when the neighbours are not mowing lawns) with some mature trees and plants. Not too far from the beach and the township services. Not very modern, but the amenities were there and kept clean and in good order. A newspaper at the door and a range of beverages and some biscuits. Friendly and obliging service ... no...

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1Thank Murray H
Picton, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 October 2014

There is a lot to like about this place. The location is excellent just half a k or so from the magnificent beach, with the small shopping centre nearby (although avoid the Oakura Fish Shop - poor quality and exorbitant pricing). It is also only 15 minutes to New Plymouth. The grounds are very nice and there is a bbq...

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Thank Ed R
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 June 2014

Comfortable motel unit, set a lovely garden setting. Unit had everything you needed, space , comfortable bed and was very clean. If you like modern , then this place will disappoint. The owner was very friendly , however the cats are really friendly and quite happy to make themselves at home in your unit. Short walk to beach . Nice...

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Thank Diane C
Newport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 April 2014

Well equipped, clean, comfortable accommodation in a quiet area. Great nearby facilities - shops, restaurants etc. plus beach. Close to New Plymouth where most of the motels seem to be on main streets in town. This is the more peaceful alternative. Very helpful hosts. Have stayed before and would stay again.

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1Thank Barry C
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 March 2014 via mobile

On pulling into the driveway, I noticed 4 or so scruffy looking cats lying casually on the driveway and in front of some of the units. Get to my room and start to settle in and almost trip over one. Unit is nice and tidy, spacious with all kitchen facilities, nice queen sized bed. TV is a bit on the...

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OakuraBeachMotel, Owner at Oakura Beach Motel, responded to this review

Hi There Sorry the cats bothered you, We don’t have Four cats but next doors cats visit the property from time to time as well so that may have been the reason there were so many cats? With regards to the shower temperature we will look at the shower temperature setting as it was only last month the temperature was...

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Reviewed 18 March 2014 via mobile

This property met our needs perfectly. Well located, easy walking distance to the black beach. Property is well maintained and clean. We really like being able to park right next to your door. Kitchen was fine and had everything we needed for an overnight stay. Recommended

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  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
** UNDER NEW OWNERSHIP **Oakura, 12 kms west of New Plymouth on Surf Highway 45, is a popular holiday destination in Taranaki. Oakura Beach Motel is 300m from the main surfing/swimming beach which is patrolled during summer. The Oakura river is very popular with young families and some good fishing spots are to be found at the river mouth. There are numerous local walks, golfing, and gardens of national significance nearby. A number of artists and craftspeople exhibit locally. A few minutes walk takes you to restaurants and cafes in the main shopping area. Oakura Beach Motel is ideally situated for a relaxing holiday or visit to Taranaki. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Oakura Beach Motel

Address: 53 Wairau Road, Oakura 4314, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Taranaki Region > Oakura
Price Range: $101 - $128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Oakura Beach Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Only a small motel so you would be fine in any location of the property - on a very quiet street anyway.”
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