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England
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21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

High standard, self catering accommodation in an out of centre location on the waterways. Gated accommodation has garages for vehicles and boat ramps onto the canals. Lap pool and outdoor spa shared between several villas can be noisy if you are situated right by the pool.

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Cambridge, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent accomodation, location is awesome and very peaceful. Highly recommended. The service is friendly and professional. We always try to stay here when possible and meets all of our requirements when we stay

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Yvonne S, Manager at Sovereign Pier on the waterways, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the kind comments, we really appreciate it and are happy that you enjoyed our peaceful relaxing waterways location and we also appreciate your loyal custom. We do hope you had great weather to enjoy the spectacular scenery of the Coromandel and welcome you back for another stay soon. Safe travels. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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28 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived here yesterday and it was a pleasant surprise. The apartment is lovely, large rooms, comfortable bed and good views. There is a well fitted out kitchen and nice deck to sit out on. It is Guy Fawkes tonight and it has been lovely watching the fire crackers from our balcony. The area is quiet and private and an... More 

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Yvonne S, Manager at Sovereign Pier on the waterways, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking time to share your experience with future guests. It's great that you enjoyed our "point of difference"; a peaceful relaxing, quiet location, spacious, modern rooms and full designer kitchens. We hope you enjoyed the FREE upgrade an catching up with friends for the last few days. We wish you safe future travels and welcome... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

These apartments are right on the water. The canals provide a link out to the ocean and you can launch your boat from the resort. There is also a gym, hot pool and swimming pool. The apartment is fully kitted out and very luxurious. My only slight comment would be that there is not much natural light (in the downstairs... More 

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Yvonne S, Manager at Sovereign Pier on the waterways, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your experience and for the kind comments. I am glad you appreciated all the facilities and the fact that we are the only accommodation with our own private boat ramp and boat berths for access to the ocean FREE OF CHARGE. There is a full glass front to the lounge/dining and every bedroom with... More 

Auckland
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have family in Whitianga and have stayed here many times over the years. Beautifully appointed apartments, close to the township. Highly recommend staying at this resort style accomodation on Whitianga Waterways.

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Yvonne S, Manager at Sovereign Pier on the waterways, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your loyal custom, we really appreciate it and also you taking time to share you experience and give your recommendation. We do hope you had great weather to explore our lovely town and picturesque Coromandel and all the wonderful activities it has to offer. We welcome you back for another stay soon. Safe travels. More 

Brisbane, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The room was clean and spacious, and only a short drive to the shops. There was a great view out to the waterways that made for a nice afternoon of relaxation. We were travelling with an infant and found the room to be setup well enough that we did not need to worry about him breaking anything.

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Yvonne S, Manager at Sovereign Pier on the waterways, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking time to share your experience and pointing out our "point of difference", the spacious, modern rooms and peaceful and relaxing location on the waterways. Future guests, please let us know when an infant is with you and we can allocate the room more appropriate to ensure your stay is a relaxing one. Wishing you safe future... More 

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33 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Man, this place is great, very spacious, quite, immaculately kept by the very friendly Management. We have been to a lot of places and this one is right at the top, value for what u get is excellent, right in the heart of Whitianga so location is superb and being part of the waterways is a bonus, will stay here... More 

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Yvonne S, Manager at Sovereign Pier on the waterways, responded to this review

Wow! What an inspiring review. We are ecstatic that you have so many great things to share about your experience and really appreciate you taking time to share it with future guests. We welcome you back for another stay soon and wish you safe future travels. More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Lovely clean trendy apartments - we were on top floor overlooking the waterways and you literally see fish jumping out of the water. Good 20min walk to town on the flat. Great heated spa and swimming pool. Friendly staff. Would definitely stay again

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Yvonne S, Manager at Sovereign Pier on the waterways, responded to this review

Great! Sounds like you made good use of the 20 person spa pool on the waterfront, enjoying the unique feature of relaxing in the pool while watching the fish jump. This really is a unique experience to Sovereign Pier on the Waterways. We are only 1.5km from the center of the main shopping street, so an easy walk (10-20 minutes)... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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44 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Was quite pleased with my stay at this hotel. Very spacious rooms, very well furnished, modern, clean and everything feels of a good quality. Given the standard of some accommodation in Whitianga, this hotel feels 5 star. All seems either brand new, or really well maintained. Could easily compare this hotel to any decent international chain. Town is around 15... More 

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sovpier, Manager at Sovereign Pier on the waterways, responded to this review

Thank you very much for pointing out our point of difference, "the spaciousness, modern, quality accommodation", we really appreciate the kind comments. Its great that you enjoyed the short stroll into our beautiful village. We only have one sign in the Villa suites so am a bit confused about that comment. Most of our guests are respectful, but unfortunately it... More 

Mackay, Australia
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53 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We had a little trouble finding the place but once we did, wow, we were greeted by an extremely friendly and helpful lady at reception. Checking in was simple and she had put the heating on in the room in preparation for our stay. At first we were given a key to the wrong room (as it was a 2... More 

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sovpier, Manager at Sovereign Pier on the waterways, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your experience and for all your kind comments, as we really appreciate you taking time to review Sovereign Pier. We love assisting our guests with local travel information to ensure they see and experience all the best our the wonderful Coromandel has to offer. Do come again in the summer. Wishing you safe future... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Luxury 5 star resort delivering great holiday experiences 2nd to none with guaranteed water views, spacious modern suites,(1,2 or 3 bedrooms). Your ideal honeymoon or holiday location. Facilities include FREE in room Wi-Fi, super-sized spa pool, lap pool and tennis court, gym and kayak hire. Suites all have designer kitchens, spacious dining, lounge and bedrooms with walk-in wardrobes in master bedroom, providing all the comforts of home and more. Water views guaranteed with all Suites located on the waterfront with peaceful relaxing views of the Waterways & mountain range beyond; set amongst landscaped grounds, just minutes from the beach, Whitianga is spoilt for choice with many cafes, bars & restaurants, ensuring all tastes are catered for, only a 1.5Km walk to the centre of the township. Cosy gas fires/or heat pumps complete the picture for the colder months. A full laundry is provided within each Suite.Unique to Sovereign Pier is their own private boat ramp; and ample FREE parking for cars & boat trailers. Guests with large power boats and yachts can also rent a marina berth, subject to availability. They have 24hr security in their gated complex for your peace of mind and a private lockable garage is provided with each Suite. Kayaks & quadricycle are available for hire. Whitianga is a New Zealand coastal town on the move. Often considered the Coromandel's jewel in the crown - It marks the gateway to spectacular deep sea fishing and diving as well as swimming, bush walking, scenic cruises, soaking in a hot pool at Hot Water Beach at low tide, or indulging yourself for a massage at the famous Whitianga Lost Spring Hot Mineral pools & Spa, horse riding, surf and line fishing, kayaking, relaxed shopping, dining on local cuisine, golfing, bone carving - Sovereign Pier sits in the center of all of this,in the peaceful location of the Whitianga waterways. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sovereign Pier on the waterways

Address: 73 South Highway | Coromandel, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Whitianga
Price Range: $208 - $416 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sovereign Pier on the waterways 5*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Ask for accommodation away for the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles Skilady56, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“we are in room 32 and it is superb”
 of 5 bubbles Josg29, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Maybe upstairs would be brighter”
 of 5 bubbles W4334EZlaurad, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are lovely. We have stayed in one, two & three bedroom apartments. Get the apartments that face the Waterways.”
 of 5 bubbles 1969kiwi, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Don't know - just great stay - no tops required ”
 of 5 bubbles MummaBear_12014, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
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