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Ruakaka Beach Front Motel

67 Bream Bay Drive, Ruakaka 0116 New Zealand
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With over 15 kilometres of soft sand and blue ocean at your doorstep, Ruakaka Beach is the perfect backdrop for your Kiwi holiday. From relaxing and unwinding at the beach, to getting into some of the best surf and outdoor sports in New Zealand. Treat yourself to some time off at Ruakaka Beach Front Motel. Choose from 18 self-contained units - 11 of them with views of the ocean. Enjoy a shared barbeque area, laundry facilities, full MySky TV, and spacious bathrooms in each and every room.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Beach
Hiking
Children's television networks
BBQ facilities
Non-smoking hotel
Secured parking
Wifi
Complimentary tea
Outdoor dining area
Horseback riding
Fishing
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Sun deck
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Dining area
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Private balcony
Sofa
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Electric blanket
Walk-in shower
Private bathrooms
Kitchenette
Microwave
Refrigerator
Stovetop
Electric kettle
Kitchenware
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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SesJ wrote a review 13 Feb
Nelson, New Zealand62 contributions22 helpful votes
This motel is in such an amazing location - just across the road from the beach and a fabulous cafe. Our upstairs room was very clean, tidy and spacious with a comfortable bed. Absolutely perfect for our one night stay, but you could easily stay longer as the room had a well equipped kitchenette. The owners were very obliging and helpful when we requested a slightly early check-in and the self-check in approach works really well. Would definitely recommend.
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Date of stay: January 2024
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Roy wrote a review 10 Feb
Taupo, New Zealand3 contributions1 helpful vote
Great motel and sited right at the beach access. The Upstairs studio unit was huge with a comfortable king bed. Large TV with Sky. Good views and a very big bathroom. The house keeping is very good as the place is spotless. Rubbish removed and towels replaced daily. We’re going back for sure.
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Date of stay: February 2024Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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leecharlie0425 wrote a review 5 Feb
Auckland Central, New Zealand1 contribution
5/5 Very convenient location Very close from the beach Quiet atmosphere Clean room Clean facilities Cutleries Clean bed sheet All amenities Very easy self-check in Very easy and no hassle check out It was very easy to find and there are some free car parking spaces
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Date of stay: February 2024Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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bee_em_oh wrote a review 3 Feb
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates8 contributions5 helpful votes
Lovely stop off on the way north - facing a beautiful beach, and with a management that you can tell really cares about what they do. The rooms are so clean, practical and well cared for and that makes such a difference to your stay. Thanks for a great stay.
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Date of stay: January 2024
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Tour06209607540 wrote a review Jan 2024
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Check in was super easy, rooms were very spacious and had all we needed. Great local dairy with everything Beach was fantastic and awesome just outside the motel Super comfy beds and nice shower always pleasant after the day at the beach
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Date of stay: January 2024
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Relax62677467524 wrote a review Jan 2024
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Great location next to a beautiful beach. Very clean & comfortable unit with everything required for a holiday away. Fresh linen & room clean everyday. The staff are very accommodating & friendly, thankyou. Would definitely return.
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Date of stay: December 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Roam11042556372 wrote a review Jan 2024
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Brilliant spot right on beach. Friendly hosts. Clean and comfortable. Multiple power points which is always handy. Real milk which is appreciated as not often seen these days. Also stayed here in June and was just as good. Would definitely stay again
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Date of stay: November 2023Trip type: Travelled on business
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R Morris wrote a review Dec 2023
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Small but comfortable family accommodation right by the beach. Friendly and helpful staff. Great value for money. Sound of the ocean was great to fall asleep to. If we head this far north again we will most likely book again.
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Date of stay: December 2023
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Connector48298422529 wrote a review Dec 2023
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Kia Ora koutou Me and whanau had the best stay at the ruakaka motel. The unit was immaculate and equipped with everything a family of needed of the duration of our stay. Towels and linen were replaced daily and the staff were helpful and welcoming. A big mihi to Jed and his whanau for accommodating me and my whanau over our stay and making us feel very welcomed. We hope to come stay again. Waiata and all may be not so much of the cackling lol. All the best for the new year to you all.
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Date of stay: November 2023
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Millymandz wrote a review Dec 2023
Auckland Central, New Zealand2 contributions
So close to the beach with a handy cafe just across the road. The room was lovely with a spacious bathroom. A small balcony with a bit of a view of the sea but the sound of the waves was heavenly. Jacqueline was so accommodating and friendly. I'll definintely be staying again.
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Date of stay: November 2023
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Bream Bay Motel
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
18
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ruakaka Beach Front Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Ruakaka Beach Front Motel?
Nearby attractions include Ruakaka Beach (0.2 km) and Uretiti Beach (3.0 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Ruakaka Beach Front Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and reduced mobility rooms.
Which room amenities are available at Ruakaka Beach Front Motel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Ruakaka Beach Front Motel?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities, complimentary tea, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Ruakaka Beach Front Motel?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Ruakaka Beach Front Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Spice Route Indian Restaurant, Porthouse Bar & Eatery, and The Bach Cafe.
Does Ruakaka Beach Front Motel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.
Is Ruakaka Beach Front Motel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.