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    Blue Water Motel

    213 Main Road, Tairua 3508, New Zealand
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    Room & Suite (12)
    Pool & Beach (3)
    • Excellent74%
    • Very good19%
    • Average4%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “spa pool” (10 reviews)
    “great location” (20 reviews)
    “the main road” (10 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Available
    Hot Tub
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Self-Serve Laundry
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

    My husband & I loved staying here. So close to all the amenities in Tairua & we found our studio unit to be very well equipped with all you need for your stay. Barry & Sue where very friendly and accomodating to us as we...More

    Thank Shannin T
    Response from Barry R, Owner at Blue Water MotelResponded 28 October 2017

    Hi Thank you for your review and we are pleased that you had a good stay in our little slice of paradise. Kind regards Barry and Sue

    Reviewed 29 September 2017

    Upon arrival at the motel we were greeted by Barry who was very friendly and helpful. He went through all the things to do in Tairua and nearby. The motel was very clean and had everything we needed for our two night stay. The motel...More

    1  Thank jenzvb
    Response from Barry R, Owner at Blue Water MotelResponded 2 October 2017

    Hi Thank you for your review and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay here. We are lucky to live in a little slice of paradise and love it when others get the chance to enjoy it too. Kind regards Barry and Sue

    Reviewed 27 September 2017

    My wife and I, and our 5 month old son recently enjoyed a 2-night stay here. The hosts couldn't be friendlier and the accommodation (although original/retro) was absolutely spotlessly clean and in mint condition. Wouldn't hesitate in going back. Thank you for a lovely stay...More

    Thank Daniel F
    Response from Barry R, Owner at Blue Water MotelResponded 2 October 2017

    Hi Thank you for your review and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. . We are lucky to be in a little slice of paradise and are always happy when people enjoy their stay. Kind regards Barry and Sue

    Reviewed 28 July 2017

    Only stayed one night on a road trip through the peninsular. Very friendly service from Barry. Rooms had kitchen, bathroom and lounge area as well as sleeping area. Well equipped including a slow cooker. All clean and tidy. The motel is a stone's throw from...More

    1  Thank Barry H
    Response from Barry R, Owner at Blue Water MotelResponded 31 July 2017

    Hi Thank you for your nice review. We were a bit surprised and embarrassed that only one place was open that night. Fortunately there is another restaurant coming out of hibernation this week. We were impressed that you walked all the way to the top...More

    Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

    We stayed in Tairua on the Coromandel Peninsula on the first night of our 14 day stay in NZ (its just under a 2 hour drive from Auckland Airport). Tairua proved an excellent base from which to explore Coromandel as its an easy drive to...More

    Thank EJNZTRIP
    Response from Barry R, Owner at Blue Water MotelResponded 6 July 2017

    Hi Thank you for your review and we are pleased that you enjoyed Tairua and the Coromandel. We work hard to try and make our guests welcome so having that acknowledged is much appreciated. Kind regards Barry and Sue

    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Beachfront
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    • Price range
    • US$98 - US$260 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    • Waikato Region >
    • Coromandel Peninsula >
    • Tairua
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    "We had the room closest to the main road but did not find the noise a problem. The room also had a partial..."
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    "suggest chalet away from road"
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    "The family unit (7) is directly below the owner's accommodation and there's a fair bit of noise..."
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    "The rooms at the right hand side seem to be more spacious and more recent."
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