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Ohaeawai Hotel Bar

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6083 State Highway 12, Kaikohe, New Zealand
+64 9-405 9820
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 29 December 2016

After waiting at the bar for some minutes, the one guy present - who was operating the bar, cooking and serving meals etc - took our order for 2 fish and chip meals. I asked how long the meal would take to arrive: one hour ! We walked out and ate in town...

Thank Adrian G
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6 reviews
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

The Ohaeawai Hotel is an old building that looks like it's in the middle of being renovated. The hotel manager is friendly and welcoming but very strict. He is the sole staff and does well on his own, however I feel he needs help to get this place running to its highest potential. Bad points include: - cleanliness is not... More 

Thank E M
Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Fantastic host Ray took very good care of us, Comfortable rooms, lovely breakfast every day, very informative about the local history and places to visit, even took time off work to show us some of the sights, close to the hot pools. You wont be disappointed, highly recommended will stay again.

1 Thank Shelley S
Takapuna, New Zealand
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Ohaewai Hotel appeared in the shimmering heat on the horizon as we headed North from Auckland, receiving a friendly local welcome swilled down with nice locally produced food and a chilled lager. Wonderful!

Thank irishrover2016
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Wonderfully friendly welcome by the proprietor, old school in a Kiwi sense. Went out of his way. It's an old heritage hotel. Don't expect all the mod cons or you will be disappointed. All the basic needs for a very fair budget price and the balcony was great. I would go back. It's very close to the equally budget Ngawha... More 

Thank Ian_Lyuba
Kaikohe, New Zealand
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2015

I live in the area. Been here a few times. It's pub food. But it's quality pub food. The meals are huge ! One needs to be really hungry if one is going to eat here. Otherwise one might struggle to finish a meal. The owner is happy to chat with patrons, and knows the history of the area well.... More 

Thank gmossley
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

Very friendly welcome, just got there by surprise and did not regret it. Heritage hotel to a fair price. Would go back there for a night. Thanks Ray, for your hospitality

Thank Beat A
Napier, New Zealand
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140 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2015

An old hotel with a large screen TV, a pool table, chatty locals and a country atmosphere. It is the only place where you can eat in this town!

Thank Margaret S
Tweed Heads, Australia
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2013

The owner of this hotel is friendly and very helpful. No it's not 5 star accommodation but it's fine when you don't have wads of money to spend. I will go back there.

1 Thank Caroline1947

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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6083 State Highway 12, Kaikohe, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Kaikohe
  • Phone Number: +64 9-405 9820

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