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Reviewed 11 June 2014

We stayed overnight at Edgewater motel after our arrival in Auckland to recover from a long flight before driving on to Paihia, We chose this property because of its beach front feature. Orewa beach was only a few steps away from our one bedroom off beach unit. We did not use our rental car to buy supplies at New World...

2Thank banzai0
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 April 2014

I needed a quiet weekend away and that's what I had. The managers at the Edgewater were very friendly and helpful. The room was spotless and very comfortable and I so enjoyed hearing the waves crashing just a few metres away. Awesome location! Close to shops and right on the beach! Would definitely stay again and would recommend the Edgewater...

2Thank Amanda W
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 April 2014

This motel is an old property, but is one of the most spotless we have ever stayed at. It has more of the feel of a beach house, which is instantly relaxing. It is very well-equipped. Its quiet location meant a good night's sleep and it is only a stone's throw from the beautiful beach.

2Thank DebbieAnne62
Port Douglas, Australia
Reviewed 27 March 2014

I just had to pop into trip advisor to say ... I stayed at Edgewater Motel for a few nights with my mother ... the managers Les & Val were fantastic in assisting with our needs as my mother requires special attention. Nothing was a problem and I would have no hesitation in recommending the Motel.

3Thank Racheal_Pace
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2014

We stayed here for just one night. the husband and wife team were very helpful and the beach front room was just what the doctor ordered after a long drive. Although the motel was clearly past its hay-day, it was clean and good value. We would certainly stay here again.

2Thank Seenoff
Matamata, N.Z
Reviewed 2 January 2014

This is an older motel BUT, the manager and his wife are just so friendly, kind and helpful and the place is spotlessly clean. It is the only motel in Orewa that is right on the beach front. You literally just walk straight down onto the sand without crossing any roads. Beautiful big lawns and Pohutukawa trees with picnic tabnles...

3Thank BrendaMatamata_N_Z
Hastings, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 December 2013

It was sad to read some previous reviews - we stayed in the 2-bedroom apartment, which catered for everything. Immaculately presented, extremely clean and very comfortable beds. If I had left it up to my husband who read some reviews, we would not have stayed, we are both pleased we did. The staff are honest and friendly, if you want...

3Thank Shirley M
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 October 2013

This motel needs to be bowled in a word. No money spent on it and owners must be just waiting to sell to a developer. Our room was run down, cold and am positive my sheets were not changed from last occupant! Also, our unit backed onto a carpark with lots of noise from cars and people :(

2Thank Susan N
Port Vila, Vanuatu
Reviewed 6 October 2013

Direct on the beach, we where able to watch a magnifficient sunrise over the water from our bed. This is a fantastic location, leave the room, walk just 50m and have a swim in the ocean. (if it`s not too cold for you) The self-contained studio is spacy and has everything you need, even though the enterior and the bathroom...

2Thank Jörg S
Reviewed 16 September 2013

2 friends and I went to get a room at this motel, the room was paid for then just as we were getting out of the car the very rude and stereotypical manager came out demanding that we leave and money will be refunded, saying that there will be no party. Even though we had just come back from waiwera...

2Thank Nickynotimpressss

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Old BUT clean Motel direct access to beach, some units front right onto beach. Seven or eight minute walk down the beach to Orewa Restaurants and shops. Ideal for Families and or couples, with several different room formats. ... more   less 

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Address: 387 Hibiscus Coast Highway, Orewa 0931, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Orewa
Number of rooms: 16
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