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Ruakaka Beach Front Motel

67 Bream Bay Drive, Ruakaka 0116 New Zealand
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#2 of 2 Speciality lodging in Ruakaka
With over 15 kilometres of soft sand and blue ocean at your doorstep, Bream Bay is the perfect backdrop for any Kiwi holiday you can think of. 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 Bream Bay. Choose from 18 self-contained units - 11 of them with magnificent views of the beach and Bream Bay coastline. Enjoy a shared barbeque area, laundry facilities, full MySky TV, and spacious bathrooms in each and every room.
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Free parking
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Complimentary instant cofffee
Children's television networks
BBQ facilities
Non-smoking hotel
Complimentary tea
Outdoor dining area
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Sun deck
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Private balcony
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Electric blanket
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Journey829233 wrote a review 1 Jan
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Loved our holiday here. Very handy to the beach, lovely cafe across the road. Lots of places to explore near by. Motel room was very clean and spacious and we felt it was good value for our money. We would definitely stay there again.
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Date of stay: January 2021
Lauren B wrote a review Nov 2020
New Zealand4 contributions
My partner and I stayed in the (very clean!) one-bedroom downstairs unit last weekend for my nephew's first birthday party and it was wonderful! Our family members all had different units but we were able to congregate together in the shared outdoor facilities (BBQ Area, reserve out the front) to spend time together, and wander back to our rooms for a break if we needed. The beach was less than a 1-minute walk from our room which made for a lovely morning swim. The whole entire vibe of the motel was relaxing, comfortable, and 'beachy' but the rooms felt like we were in a hotel, not a motel. It reminded me of our classic Kiwi bach we used to reunite together as a family on Waiheke growing up. 100% recommend coming here for a holiday and staying at the Ruakaka Beach Front Motel!
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Date of stay: November 2020
Peter C wrote a review Mar 2020
Seattle, Washington233 contributions73 helpful votes
Random find just following the blue lodging signs on the road after a really long day of driving and sort of hoping to find a suitable place for the night. Nicely equipped apartment with good views of the ocean in the morning. Things were clean and working properly. Office staff made a great late evening food recommendation that was close by. If time had allowed we would have stayed longer to explore the area. Seems like a nice quite beach town. Very happy with how clean this beach front motel was- can be tough with all the sand people track in but here things were excellent.
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Date of stay: March 2020
Response from LaurenIsabellaBaker, Public Relations Manager at Ruakaka Beach Front Motel
Responded 11 Mar 2020
Hi Peter. Thanks so much for your review! We are so glad you had a lovely stay, please come back again for a longer stay one day soon. It's a great place to explore and the beach is amazing to swim at.
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Erika and Robert wrote a review Feb 2020
3 contributions1 helpful vote
We did a roundtrip at the North Island . We saw quite a few hotels and so far this is the best equipped, functional apartment we have stayed. It has a nice big living room with new modern furniture. The bedroom has a nice size and enough storage. The bathroom is newly done. The hotel has direct beach access ( white sandy long streched beach) . A nice apartment even for a longer stay. We stayed 3 nights there.
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Date of stay: February 2020
Response from LaurenIsabellaBaker, Public Relations Manager at Ruakaka Beach Front Motel
Responded 11 Mar 2020
Thank you for your review, we love hearing from our guests. It's so nice to hear you enjoyed yourself so much! We hope to see you again one day soon.
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Travel foodie wrote a review Oct 2019
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Had a great stay, spending $420 on two nights until at 11:15am on the day of check out (10am) we quickly returned to wash the kids feet of sand using the outside hose next to where the parking lot before driving home. We were told checkout was at 10am and we should not have returned with our car on the property after that. 10am was the limit of when we had paid until. Hospitality lasts until checkout, no further. Really ruined a good stay. So many nice places to stay, we will not return here.
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Date of stay: October 2019
Response from LaurenIsabellaBaker, Public Relations Manager at Ruakaka Beach Front Motel
Responded 28 Oct 2019
Hi Asa, thank you for choosing to stay with us during your trip to Ruakaka. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and the wonderful weather the long weekend brought. It was great you requested another night too, we were so happy to give you a discount on our three-bedroom house so you could enjoy your time further! Please accept our sincerest apologies for the way we made you feel regarding moving your car. However, we hope you understand that during such a busy weekend we need to ensure that our guests who are paying for their stay with us can have access to the driveway and allocated carparks. As our manager Mike also tried to explain, our lovely cleaners would have assumed you had not checked out so we wouldn't have cleaned your unit thoroughly for our next guest. We really hope this does not affect your decision to come back in the future as we loved having you and your family! Mike does everything possible to ensure our guests have the best time. Kindest regards, The Ruakaka Beachfront Motel Team.
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