We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Waves Motel

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 1 more site!
Professional photos
Waves Motel
View Map
{"widget":{"template":"ibex_photo_carousel_streamline__widget","dust":{},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel_streamline","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"name":"ibex_photo_carousel_streamline"},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

153 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 148: English reviews
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was fine, bed very soft but I found it comfortable. Functional kitchenette which I thought was well stocked. Amazing water pressure in shower. We were only passing through but it was perfect for our needs.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank you3912
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely reception staff who were very welcoming and helpful. Clean room that was nicely presented and nice spa bath! The complimentary water was a nice touch thank you. Beach just a few meters away was beautiful!

 Report
Helpful?
Thank angelad933
Biddenden, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Right behind the clean beach. Shops and restaurants a 15 min flat walk. There wasn't much in the town but fine for a short stay. Rooms were very clean and bright, bed ultra comfortable and bathroom spotless.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Govinder S
Market Harborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Pleasant room with kitchenette- ideal for preparing snacks, breakfast or simple meal. Large Countdown supermarket in centre for groceries. Motel almost on beach. Lovely walk, probably a mile, along the waters' edge and then back via the shops.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Helen S
New Zealand
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Very helpful staff and both our units (#1 and #2) were spotlessly clean. Rooms were very well appointed and beds king size and very comfortable. Fresh towels each day. Ranch slider to very small outdoor area in these units but others on ground level had larger outdoor areas. If you are elderly or disabled ask for walk in shower unit....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank RobboNewZealand
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Stayed one night in October. Not the most welcoming of receptions and considering our booking was made 7 months in advance our room request had been totally ignored. The room was practical for a one night stay as we didn't want to unpack cases, comfortable bed and kitchen area fine for a quick breakfast. Good position for beach and town...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank WYorkshiretraveller
Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night in one of the studio room and it was mostly a good experience. The room was reasonably large and the bed really quite comfy and also definetly king size. Kitchen equipment is ok for a quick meal and the bathroom rather functional, just stays a bit damp for a long while after showering. Nice and friendly...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank GuenterD1980
Narre Warren, Australia
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Great location and comfortable well set up motel. The beach is 100 metres away and access to shops and restaurants within walking distance. The staff were helpful and efficient and wifi complimentary. Sky Tv was provided and parking was free. Recommended.

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank kevinmeryl
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

We landed late on the 11th to NZ, and we had booked a room at Waves knowing we wanted to go up to the bay of islands but wanted to be fairly close to Auckland for the first night. Thankfully we chose Waves. A perfect motel room, small kitchen area, lovely shower room, and a massive bed with sky TV...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank James T
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

After arriving later than we expected we had a lovely warm welcome from the check in staff and were shown to our room! The room is spacious and well thought out and would definitely be a good base for a couple travelling in NZ! Parking is good too! Waves was very easy to find and reasonably priced! Haven't used to...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Amy Jayne T

24 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (24)
Viewed
Room/Suite (6)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (1)
Viewed
Other (17)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Orewa
1.0 km away
Orewa Motor Lodge
Orewa Motor Lodge
#4 of 9 in Orewa
47 reviews
0.9 km away
Ramada Suites Nautilus Orewa
18.0 km away
Snells Beach Motel
Snells Beach Motel
#1 of 1 in Snells Beach
133 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
20.4 km away
Warkworth Lodge
Warkworth Lodge
#1 of 2 in Warkworth
65 reviews
24.5 km away
The Spencer on Byron Hotel
1.5 km away
Orewa Beachcomber
Orewa Beachcomber
#1 of 9 in Orewa
114 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Waves Motel

Address: Cnr Hibiscus Coast Highway and Kohu Street, Orewa, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Orewa
Price Range: $137 - $254 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Waves Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 20
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Travelocity, Priceline and Agoda so you can book your Waves Motel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Waves Hotel Orewa
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Waves Motel staff and other travellers.
2 questions
Ask a question
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
Auckland Region, New Zealand

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Waves Motel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Room fronting road for own secluded terrace”
 of 5 bubbles HelenS731, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The rooms don't face out to the beach, but just a short 100m walk to beach.”
 of 5 bubbles DonnaR1729, 18 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All great, ask to see room first,to suit you requirements and price,very helpful staff.”
 of 5 bubbles warwicko2013, 14 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Nonsmoking rooms but ours was on the ground floor with its own little terrace where smoking is fine.”
 of 5 bubbles 448brendat, 9 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Room with spa bath, very enjoyable”
 of 5 bubbles 190kirag, 10 Feb 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay