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Overview
76 Waterfront Drive, Mangonui 0442 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
Kitchenette
Breakfast included
Pool
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

Friendly relaxed hosts. Rooms clean and tidy, with a fantastic morning view. Bedroom is to the rear away from any road noise - not that there was much. Shower pressure was a bit lacking but I would stay again - the position and hosts well...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank Chris_NZL
Response from Esquire M, Manager at Esquire MotelResponded 5 December 2017

Thanks for your great review. We'll certainly get that shower looked at and hope to see you here again. Cheers, Steve.

Reviewed 17 February 2017

Old school small complex in a top spot immediately adjacent to the harbour. Also just a gentle stroll to the local shops, restaurants etc. Roomy and well maintained, very relaxing vibe due to the close proximity of the water. Steve is a great host and...More

Date of stay: January 2017
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Response from Esquire M, Manager at Esquire MotelResponded 21 February 2017

Great feedback KiwiRanger, much appreciated. Hope to see you back sooner rather than later. Cheers, Steve

Reviewed 14 February 2017

Right on the waterfront to observe all the action. Very well presented older style motel unit with everything provided - even ice in the deep freeze. This seems to be a failing with most New Zealand accomodation units that ice is not available on hand...More

Date of stay: February 2017
Thank Mervyn N
Response from Esquire M, Manager at Esquire MotelResponded 15 February 2017

Thanks Mervyn, just glad to be of service. We aim to be comfortable, not corporate. Cheers, Steve.

Reviewed 14 December 2016

We drove into Mangonui on Guy Fawkes night and luckily stopped at the first motel we came across. The managers Steven and Valerie were very welcoming even though it was late and we were delighted with the size and comfort of the unit. The views...More

Date of stay: November 2016
Thank annatantau
Response from Esquire M, Manager at Esquire MotelResponded 15 December 2016

Just happy to be of service. Pleased you enjoyed your stay and we are looking forward to your re-visit. Cheers, Steve.

Reviewed 8 December 2016

Fabulous stay in this boutique motel. Location, location, location with views to die for. Lovely large unit spotlessly clean and although older style Steve and Valerie have added new touches to make the motel look lovely, fresh and updated. Uninterrupted views over Mangonui harbour directly...More

Date of stay: December 2016
Thank 423ROE
Response from Esquire M, Manager at Esquire MotelResponded 9 December 2016

Thanks for the lovely review guys. Always nice to know what we're doing right (or wrong). Looking forward to seeing you here again. Cheers, Steve.

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Description
Under new management since mid-2016, this motel is now firmly classified as being in the Four Star Plus market. Come and enjoy your stay with us at the Esquire Motel. Situated the heart of the Mangonui More waterfront and village, we offer two spacious, comfortable, clean and self-contained suites sitting just above the sparkling waters of the Mangonui Harbour. Enjoy a quiet evening viewing the delights of this historic town or popping into one of the various eateries or bars. Or just relax and take in the exquisite views from your unit. Wake up to a glorious sunrise and enjoy a short stroll to have breakfast in one of the local cafes. Walk the Heritage Trails, go for a swim or take advantage of the many activities our area has to offer. Cape Reinga is within easy reach, as is a fishing trip. We can arrange the Tours and have the contacts. Come and experience the fish splashing, the sting-rays hunting, the dolphins cruising, just metres away from your front window. Absolute magic. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
2
Price range
US$93 - US$115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Mangonui
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
2
Price range
US$93 - US$115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Mangonui
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"Try to avoid mid summer, public holidays or weekends"
elinor519
20 Mar 2015
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"Great view of the bay from the lounge."
Wingrove2
18 Mar 2015
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