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Bucklands Beach Waterfront Motel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Bay of Islands
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very unusual apartment style motel accommodation. Whoever built the stand alone building we stayed in must've been a wood-working craftsman. Quite unique design with a bedroom in a mezzanine floor within a Swiss chalet style roof. Everything there you need for a fairly-priced stay including free wi-fi and multi channel satellite t.v. even a smal plunge pool for those contemplating...

Thank Opua
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must stopover at bucklands very clean units even free plunger coffee. The staff happy to give directions and advice. Will definitely return. Nice walk either way to marina or Peninsula and great to watch boats sail by from our bed.

1Thank mrfrankos
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed for a couple of nights prior to taking the ferry across to Waiheke. A great spot, the morning view was gorgeous. The owners and all the staff were lovely and very hospitable. We were able to borrow a high chair for our youngest which was great. There was also a cot available (we didn't use it as we...

Thank shannonkissane
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Had a 1 bedroo m room on the waterfront so great views across the water. the room is large and the double bed is in the room - the bedroom is at the back and is twin rooms very comfy bed and clean linens easy stroll to Half Moon Bay for the restaurants there

Thank AnnieH011
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Beautiful Location on the Tamaki Estuary with lovely sea views and Beach. Motel Unit we stayed in was a Waterfront Room downstairs. Sitting out on Balcony overlooking Bay was lovely. Quiet location although on Esplanade. Rooms have nice kitchenette and seating area. Bed/lounge/Table all together with spare room and 2 Beds. Little bit compact in parts but still very nice....

Thank Julelind
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We stayed 2 nights in one of the new studio rooms, garden view. The room was a good size but very narrow. There was a massive king bed, but there was only approx 300mm of space between the bed and the wall, and there was a flat screen tv taking up part of that space. Moving around the bed was...

Thank R_and_D_NZ
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We had stayed in a very poor motel in Half Moon Bay and transferred here. The waterfront Motel was light years better in quality. We had a ground floor room which was a bit tight because the bed was absolutely ginormous. Everything was of great quality, the décor, the furniture, the bathroom fittings etc. The massive bed was really comfy...

Thank Kenneth L
Reviewed 23 February 2017

The price was reasonable as we reserved the hotel at least four months ago before traveling. There are not many hotels around that area. The facility are new. I believe it was renovated recently. We had a garden view room. The bed was huge (king size), that makes the walking area relatively smaller. When we checked-in, the receptionist cannot find...

Thank Dolores L
New Zealand
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We enjoyed our stay overall, the owners were nice and friendly, the room was clean and well equipped. We would prefer to have a TV in bedroom too so we can relax while watching TV. but otherwise, everything was great.

Thank ShashaCD
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Family managed motel right on the waterfront which is a rare find anywhere near Auckland. On this particular stay we might have been better off inland because the wind was so strong it was blowing the surf right over the top of the motel and straight into our car as we tried to unload suitcases. One of the sliding doors...

Thank Jewelsworld

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Bucklands Beach Waterfront Motel is located right on the promenade of the beautiful Bucklands Beach, Auckland, New Zealand. Close to East Tamaki and Highbrook Business Park. Only 15 mins to Botany Town Centre & Sylvia Park. The airport is 30 mins away. Take the local ferry at Half Moon Bay Marina to downtown Auckland or Waiheke Island. Unwind on your own deck or walk to nearby restaurants, relax on the safe beach across the road. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bucklands Beach Waterfront Motel

Address: 42 The Parade | Bucklands Beach, Manukau 2012, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Manukau
Price Range: $138 - $205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bucklands Beach Waterfront Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“some rooms are right on Half Moon Bay.”
Opua, 20 May 2017 | Read review
“get a sea view - its worth it as thres lots of activity on the water but can be noisy with road noise”
AnnieH011, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All Roadside Deluxe Units have Lovely Sea View. Rooms back property compact. Upstairs no lift.”
Julelind, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Don't stay more than 1 night in a studio room”
R_and_D_NZ, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Definately get a beach view room worth the star cost”
248rogerh, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
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