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Opononi Lighthouse Motel

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45 State Highway 12, Opononi New Zealand See on map
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Accessible rooms
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast included
2.5 Star accommodation
7 Oct.8 Oct.
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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All reviewslighthouse motelacross the roadfriendly ownershokianga harbourcomfortable bedswaipoua forestlaundry facilitieswould stay againeating placesfish and chip shopwithin walking distanceextended familycooking facilitiespleasant walkpleasant staystudio roomkauri museum
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Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the town and long walks on the beach. Weather was very hot so appreciated having ac. There were adequate kitchen facilities in the flat for simple meal preparation. Place was immaculately cleaned and maintained.

Thank Richard J
Response from Jan33n3, Owner at Opononi Lighthouse MotelResponded 5 August 2018

Thank you for your great review Richard. Your comments are very much appreciated.

Reviewed 27 June 2018

Funerals in our custom are called tangi and it traditionally requires a gathering of close and extended family over a period of a few days. When you are travelling nearly four hours to get to the tangi - in the middle of winter - you...More

Thank Redheaded2
Response from Jan33n3, Owner at Opononi Lighthouse MotelResponded 22 July 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such an amazing review. We are very pleased that you chose to come and stay with us at such an important time for your family and we look forward to having you return to the...More

Reviewed 2 May 2018

A great place to stop for the night. The room was clean and comfortably appointed. A word of warning - don't open the doors at night with the inside lights on, you'll be swamped by sandflies! Would stay again if I was in the area....More

Thank Mel-Kiwi_NZ
Response from Jan33n3, Owner at Opononi Lighthouse MotelResponded 4 May 2018

Thanks Mel for your review and your feedback. A word of advice, the bugs are not always like that : ) Looking forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 29 April 2018

Stayed 1 night. Comfortable but dated accommodation with small kitchenette. No traffic noise from the main road but could clearly hear people in neighbouring units. Received warm welcome from Janeen with recommendations on where to eat. Small supermarket, cafe/restaurants and takeaway within 400 metres. Wifi...More

Thank jaykay315
Response from Jan33n3, Owner at Opononi Lighthouse MotelResponded 30 April 2018

Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 24 March 2018

We stayed four nights at the Lighthouse and found it an ideal base for exploring the beautiful and historically significant Hokianga harbour and surrounds. Janine, the manager, made us very welcome and nothing was too much trouble. In spite of her best efforts the brand-new...More

Thank denariji
Response from Jan33n3, Owner at Opononi Lighthouse MotelResponded 26 March 2018

Thank you for your lovely comments. It was great to have you stay with us and we are pleased you enjoyed our unique part of the Far North in our beautiful country. Maybe we will see you up here again one day.

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A motel in a tropical setting, 20 metres from the beach. Clean, comfortable rooms in a quiet location close to local shops & restaurants 450m. Central location to explore the Hokianga region including the ...More Waipoua Forest and Tane Mahuta. Beautiful views from the front of the property. Self-contained units with sea and garden views. One and two bedroomed units, 2 studio units, (one with wheelchair access). Motel amenities include a spa pool, under cover BBQ area, guest laundry. Free wifi on site. Less
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Free Parking
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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USD 52 - USD 112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Opononi
Traveller (11)
Room & Suite (2)
Pool & Beach (1)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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"The double rooms overlooking the camping grounds are great."
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"Room looking straight down the drive was great"
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"The far end room to the north was good"
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