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Bungay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

Very welcoming, room was large enough and spotlessly clean. Helpful people, a short drive out of town though. Small deck out the back of our room, with parasol and garden furniture. Not sure about the hot tub in the bedroom, but no problem. Local shop will deliver pizza or fish and chips.

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OceanBeachMotorLodge, General Manager at Ocean Beach Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give such a lovely review. Glad you enjoyed the patio, the weather was certainly conducive with being outside. 32 degrees was almost too hot. The beach was a welcome respite. Just for future times, the spa has a flat button to push to operate it. Thank you again and hopefully you will be...

sussex
Reviewed 28 February 2016

We received a very friendly and helpful welcome and were delighted with both our room and its courtyard. The room was spacious, very well equipped and spotlessly clean. The location is handy too, only 200 metres or so from a lovely quiet beach and an easy drive into Gisborne Good laundry facilities too. The only downside of our end room...

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OceanBeachMotorLodge, General Manager at Ocean Beach Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you sincerely for taking the time to review us here at Ocean Beach. Our whole purpose is to ensure that your stay is of the best quality. Yes, the beach is so beautiful - paradise with this lovely weather. Hopefully you experienced the amazing sunrise. Come again and stay, you will be welcomed. Ruth

Springwood, Australia
Reviewed 19 February 2016

We really enjoyed our stay. Ruth was very helpful with info and things to do in the area, beach very close, room was a lot more modern on the inside than expecting which was nice, very clean, comfy bed, very spacious including the bathroom with great shower, nice patio area. A lot of the nearby eating areas we tried at...

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OceanBeachMotorLodge, General Manager at Ocean Beach Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you sincerely for your review. Your explicit description helps future guests make a decision when choosing their accommodation. It is so nice that you mentioned the new carpet and furniture in our suites. I hope your journey home was enjoyable. Do come stay again - we loved having you stay. Best regards Ruth

Binningup, Australia
Reviewed 10 February 2016

This well set up motor lodge is only a short walk from the long Wainui beach, although only a short drive from the centre of Gisborne. Our room was very comfortable and had everything required for self catering for a short stay.The owners were friendly and helpful. Check out their bonsai!

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OceanBeachMotorLodge, General Manager at Ocean Beach Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Peter Thank you so much for your review. We certainly enjoyed having you stay. So pleased you enjoyed the bonsai collection. Do come again soon. Best regards Ruth

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Late in afternoon and first decent motel for a long while (Travelled around East Cape ) A pleasant surprise about 5 mins from Gisborne and some take away Chinese and a bottle of wine. Clean and spacious with a private outside area close to the beach

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OceanBeachMotorLodge, General Manager at Ocean Beach Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Yes, it's always so nice after the trip around the East Cape to be able to sit out in the courtyard and enjoy a nice bottle of wine. It was lovely to meet you and I thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. Come back soon. Best regards Ruth

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 February 2016

My husband & I stayed at Ocean Beach Motor Loge for a week early January 2016. What a lovely place - spacious to say the least. Lovely courtyard & everything so clean and well maintained. Ruth is a delight - so friendly and helpful. Wainui Beach is simply glorious. Top Spot and Top Accomodation

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OceanBeachMotorLodge, General Manager at Ocean Beach Motor Lodge, responded to this review

So nice of you to take the time to review us. Fabulous that you spent time at the beach. Such lovely weather. It's still so very hot and the courtyards and barbeque are being fully utilised. We would love to welcome you back anytime. Best regards Ruth

Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 January 2016

Very clean and roomy unit but we were dissappointed that our unit looked nothing like what we were expecting from the website photos of the units. It was tucked away with no private courtyard like we were expecting. It was very noisy with the main road traffic right beside the motel, and with no air conditioning and windows open due...

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OceanBeachMotorLodge, General Manager at Ocean Beach Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Eastcoaster34 Thank you for taking the time to review us at Ocean Beach. I certainly understood you. Coming from the quietness of your farm to busy Wainui Beach would be quite a culture shock. The weather being in the 30's didn't help it was certainly hot and felt by all of us. Thank goodness we had the beach to...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 January 2016

My third consecutive stay over same period of year - Dec/Jan. Must be good for me to return. Owner very pleasant and hospitable as were the staff. Motel excellent location 2 minutes walk from Wainui beach. Rooms possibly little dated now but generally clean and tidy.

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OceanBeachMotorLodge, General Manager at Ocean Beach Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Neuron8 It was so very nice of you to take the time to review us here at Ocean Beach. Once again we enjoyed having you stay. It was lovely to see you taking advantage of the beach and the beautiful weather. Not sure if you got to experience the sunrise during your stay but we have had some wonderful...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Ocean beach is my accomodation of choice when travelling to Gisborne. The nearby beach is stunning. The rooms are comfortable and clean, and the entire stay is pleasant and enjoyable. I thoroughly recommend Ocean Beach.

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OceanBeachMotorLodge, General Manager at Ocean Beach Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Lena It was so nice of you to take the time to recommend us here at Ocean Beach. It was lovely to have you stay and good that the weather was so beautiful. It is nice for us to see everyone enjoying the beach during the day and sitting around in the evening enjoying the BBQ and having dinner...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Ocean beach for 4 nights over Christmas 2015... My husband booked because he wanted to stay close to the beach. However, it wasn't actually that close and we spent a lot of time driving back and forwards to Gisborne. We have previously stayed in town in Gisborne at the Portside which is much better (we transferred to...

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OceanBeachMotorLodge, General Manager at Ocean Beach Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Crystal Thank you so much for all your positive comments. I appreciate it is possible a two minute walk to the beach could seem a long way when you have two babies in tow. I sincerely hope your husband did get some time to enjoy the beach over the four days you were here as the weather was so...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located at beautiful Wainui Beach on the scenic East Coast, Ocean Beach Motor Lodge, the perfect place to start your holiday. Fifteen superbly appointed one and two bedroom apartment-style suites and studios, some with spa. Enjoy a walk along the beach with the gentle breaking of the waves in summer and the ever changing drama of the ocean in winter. First city in the world to see the sun rise. Private tropical courtyard. Cooked or Continental breakfast delivered to your room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ocean Beach Motor Lodge

Address: 7 Oneroa Road | Wainui Beach, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Gisborne Region > Gisborne
Price Range: $129 - $224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ocean Beach Motor Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Rooms are on the main road but bedrooms are in a separate room at the carpark end. Not a distraction. Huge living room/kitchen.”
 of 5 bubbles 842brucec, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“rooms with the spa baths are amazing”
 of 5 bubbles idbell, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are good. While near to SH35 the courtyards block most of the noise.”
 of 5 bubbles 808davidh, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Spa Room is the best”
 of 5 bubbles sunnysunshinechen, 20 May 2016 | Read review
“We thought our 2 bedroom suite was great”
 of 5 bubbles Farmer844, 12 May 2016 | Read review
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