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Makona Motel

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24-26 Jackman Ave, Whitianga 3542 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been staying annually at Makona Cottages since 2001. We consider the hosts Neil and Renee as friends. We have just spent a few days there enjoying the beach and restaurants. Glorious weather. Our Unit was/is very comfortable, clean, affordable, secure, well-equipped with everything...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

I recently had the pleasure of staying at the Makona Motel in beautiful Whitianga. My little one bedroom cottage was homely, comfortable and spotlessly clean. Years of experience had contributed to ensuring everything one might need had been thought about and catered for. Neal and...More

Date of stay: February 2018
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Reviewed 2 February 2018

What a great motel, everything you'll need and more, 2 full size beds, one in a separate room with more wardrobe space than most motels have room space. two televisions, one in the master bedroom, very comfortable 5 seat settee, big kitchen, with a full...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank Norm S
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We actually found Makona Motel very late afternoon but on meeting Neil with his bubbly informative personality viewing the accommodation available we couldn't resist. Yes it is a little dated but every thing was there that one could possibly need. Plenty of room & well...More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank winnie024
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We have been holidaying in Whitianga for 15 years. We always stay at Makona Motel, and we have come to know the owners quite well. They are fantastic hosts, always friendly, and so willing to help with anything. The unit we usually stay in is...More

Date of stay: March 2017
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Makona Motel has been providing top class accommodation in Whitianga for over 25 years. Enjoy your holiday or trip to Mercury Bay and the Coromandel Peninsula with a choice of 3 spacious self contained More cottages plus 1 extra large unit which can accommodate your whole family or group of friends. All situated on a half acre of land in a quiet country setting. Enjoy our fully fenced, sparkling clean, swimming pool or swim in the beautiful Pacific Ocean just down the road. All units are fully furnished and self contained and each unit has a full kitchen, laundry and flat screen tv. Close to town and only 300 metres from Buffalo Beach. Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Whitianga
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Whitianga
Traveller (5)
Dining (4)
Room & Suite (2)
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"Talk to the hosts about that as they are very helpful and obliging."
3 weeks ago
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"All cottages are in good location"
16 Feb. 2016
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"Units well spaced on property and are private, all get sun. Off the main road and very quiet, a short walk..."
27 May 2014
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