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Bethshan Seaside Cottages Motel

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Reviewed 19 January 2017

We recently stayed with our two children at Bethshan and could not have been happier with our choice of location. We stayed in a 3 bedroom, recently refurbished cottage right on the beach. We ended up in it by chance but would definitely request the same one again. Modern, clean and fresh amenities. Great BBQ area. Our kids loved the...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Bethshan has been our summer holiday destination for many years. "Our" cottage right on the beach has recently been refurbished and is light and modern. It is like having your own bach but with the conveniences of a motel (fresh towels delivered to your door, and no clean up when you come to go home!). There is a great barbecue...

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Thank RayandSue68
Ootmarsum, The Netherlands
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Friendly owner - free kayak - good price! Stayed in a Campervan on a powered site, beautiful location. Amenities were okay - everything included. Washing and drying machine easy to use and gets your stuff clean and dry. Cottages looked nice!

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Thank travelingthomasNL
Perth
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Very clean cottages supervised by the owners who are lovely friendly folk. The cottage was in need of an upgrade as the couch was a bit uncomfortable as was the bed. It looked like it was a popular spot for campers and overlooked a small beach.

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Thank Tank09
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Spent 3 nights at this excellent motel, very well equipped, peaceful and right on the beach. A very laid back atmosphere, it felt like being on a desert island! Owners very friendly and information in the cabin on the history of the area and the Algie family, after whom the bay is named, and who still own the motel very...

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Thank Esther W
Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Situated in the small community of Algies Bay (almost an extension of Snells Beach) and only a 15 drive from Warkworth. A small number of seaside cottages situated adjacent to the beach. Cottages are of various sizes catering for couples to larger families. Have stayed a number of times and have never been disappointed. Very clean and well run. Well...

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Thank alannevillenz
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Super unit with only grass and sand between us and the water! Idyllic spot for families with safe swimming. Kayaks and dinghies provided. Well equipped units (including one for disabled persons). Plenty of room, comfy beds, well stocked kitchen - full stove in our unit. Quiet and relaxing weekend. Love the solar hot water system installed over the past 2...

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Thank chrissyd424
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 June 2015

This motel has all the essentials: cleanliness, very comfortable beds and pillows, warmth and quiet. It also is well equipped, spacious, and in a tranquil seaside setting with lovely trees and lots of birdsong. Also kayaks and small boats to use at no extra cost - not like other motels and camping grounds. The hosts are very friendly and helpful...

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Monrovia, California
Reviewed 28 May 2015

This is now our third stay at Bethshan, so they are obviously doing something right! Easy to list just some of those things…the location, right on the water-front, the fully equipped kitchen, comfortable beds, laundry facilities, really helpful and friendly owners (thanks Katie for all of your help this visit!), peace and serenity, native bush, native birds singing, fantastic sunsets...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 February 2015

we also drove along and came to this motorcamp by accident. Its a lovely wee spot and management was awesome. We had come down to Matakana for the winery tour. Over night stay was required. With everything booked out we took our chances at the motorcamp as we had a stationwagon car with all we needed. We were shown a...

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)

Additional Information about Bethshan Seaside Cottages Motel

Address: 91 Willjames Avenue | Algies Bay, Warkworth 0920, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Warkworth
Number of rooms: 10
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“There are a range of units to suit everyone - couples up to large families.”
 of 5 bubbles RayandSue68, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Would have been happy with any cabin”
 of 5 bubbles EstherW727, 18 Mar 2016 | Read review
“You can ask for a unit right on the beach, but they all face north with a view of the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles punkingirl2013, 30 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Units 1 and 2 are closest to the bay.”
 of 5 bubbles Kiwi-In-Cal, 28 May 2015 | Read review
“I imagine all accommodation here would be great We had cabin.”
 of 5 bubbles Fayearl, 12 Dec 2014 | Read review
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