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Blue Wave Motel

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05/06/2017 06/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always a great place to come and stay when visiting Mount Maunganui. About 8 min drive into the main center and 8 min drive to get to Tauranga from here. Walk to the beach takes less than 5 min. Surf boards, body boards on offer to use. Friendly staff easy check in and out. Affordable price with free internet.

Thank Pip0077
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Stayed 10 days, plenty of space, comfortable, and clean. Laundry with dryer meant task finished easily. Body and surf boards available to use, walking distance to beach. One can walk to supermarket and central parade, but a car does make getting around easier.

Thank SAM552015
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Looking for just a single nights accommodation in the Tauranga/Mt Maunganui area at a reasonable price was a bit of a challenge but this place totally fit the bill. Quiet location with sleeping for 6 made it a great choice for the family of 4. While this property is clearly older in its build and decor it was really clean...

Thank Legenderriere
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This is a spacious Motel near Ocean, without views. One Needs a Car to Centre. Furniture a litte old and fridge Quite loud in the Night. Friendly staff and host. clean. Wifi funktional. No groceries near by.

Thank Roland W
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 4 February 2017

(+) Friendly staff, fairly good location not too far from the main areas of interest. (-) Didn't really like staff's first recommended restaurant, hah. Not really a minus- more a question of different taste.

1Thank Levin L
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Well , talk about disappointed.. beware how nice places look on the net ... this place is dated and just horrible ..we just wanted to get out of here as quick as possible , dirty shower ( ingrained ) curtains with holes in ... and $195 per night Avoid at all costs

1Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

If your focus is on being out and only really sleeping in reasonable comfort, this is fine. No real amenities other than good wifi. Good location to the quieter section of beach, but a 10 minute drive to main beach. Decent take out good (Indian, fish and chips) and simple groceries nearby. But keep your cooking in ambitions limited.

1Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Whilst our stay was brief, we were satisfied with the motel. The villas need updating, and an old musty smell presented us on arrival. Without a doubt, the biggest asset to this accommodation is the location. A quiet street that is within minutes to beaches and shopping centres. At best it's a good overnight stay, that is reasonably priced, and...

Thank James W
Reviewed 14 July 2016

We only stayed 1 night here but the room was very well presented, clean and spacious. It was perfect arrangement for our family of 5. Room actually slept 6. The beds were very comfortable though the pillows in our room were all of the same variety, too large and high. Great location close to beach and central to the city...

Thank Hujazo
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Stayed here for one night for 4 people. Rooms were clean and tidy. All four beds were comfortable. Weather was a bit miserable but 2 heaters in unit. Electric blankets on some of the beds. Kitchen was good. On a quiet residential street so no traffic noise. People were friendly. Only moan was we got there in the dark and...

Thank Jane B

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Blue Wave Motel offers spacious ground floor villas in a quiet central Mt Maunganui location. Free WiFi, full kitchen facilities, parking in front of each villa. 2 minutes stroll to patrolled surf beach. Close to shopping centre, Bay Park, Blake Park, golf courses and all the excitement Mt Maunganui has to offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Wave Motel

Address: 209 Valley Road, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand (Formerly Links Motel)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Tauranga > Mount Maunganui
Price Range: $111 - $129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Blue Wave Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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#4 On the Beach Hotel in Mount Maunganui
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“The unit at the end has an outdoor area at the rear”
Pip0077, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All the same I think.”
EEE125, 25 Nov 2015 | Read review
“WiFi is bot the best in Unit 7, however David is planning on addressing that issue.”
recycled-rockandroll, 6 Aug 2015 | Read review
“don't always go by the photo's on the web site!!”
jamesmX7179NP, 11 Feb 2015 | Read review
“We had room 3 with 3 adults and 2 kids”
Ramonenz, 7 Jul 2014 | Read review
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