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Ocean Waves Motel

74 Marine Parade, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116 New Zealand
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#13 of 13 hotels in Mount Maunganui

Looking for a place to stay in Mount Maunganui? Then look no further than Ocean Waves Motel, a budget friendly motel that brings the best of Mount Maunganui to your doorstep.

As your “home away from home,” the motel rooms offer a kitchenette and a refrigerator, and getting online is easy, with free wifi available.

Guests have access to newspaper while staying at Ocean Waves Motel. In addition, Ocean Waves Motel offers free instant coffee, which will help make your Mount Maunganui trip additionally gratifying. And, as an added convenience, there is free parking available to guests.

For those interested in checking out Anzac War Memorial Cenotaph (0.2 mi) while visiting Mount Maunganui, Ocean Waves Motel is a short distance away.

While you’re here, be sure to check out Post Bank, one of the French restaurants that can be found in Mount Maunganui, which is a short distance from Ocean Waves Motel.

There is no shortage of things to do in the area: explore popular military museums such as The Lion & Tusk - Museum of the Rhodesian Services Association.

We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Ocean Waves Motel as you experience everything Mount Maunganui has to offer.

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Complimentary instant cofffee
Non-smoking hotel
Laundry service
Complimentary tea
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Room features
Coffee / tea maker
Electric blanket
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Great View
Languages Spoken
English, Hindi
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Barjon10 wrote a review 7 Apr
Auckland, New Zealand14 contributions
The motel needs an uplift. Good location but it is generally run down and looks tired. There were holes plastered over but not painted, stains on the carpet and cleaning is not the best. Agree with previous reviews - it is very noisy if you get a downstairs unit. We wouldn't stay here again.
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Date of stay: April 2021
Jon M wrote a review Jan 2021
Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand527 contributions195 helpful votes
Room #2 ( Downstairs with Ocean Glimpse ) The Motel and Units have seen better days.... long ago. Location is excellent for Beach access however that is about the only positive with staying here. Place looks 'Drab and Dull' especially inside the rooms. Dark, Drab, Dated and Dingy are the best words I can use to describe the rooms. The 'Boy Racers' come out on all surrounding roads after dark, so do not expect to get much sleep - Booming music and Throbbing engines till the wee small hours.... An stay experience leaving one feeling very underwhelmed..... We would NOT stay here again.
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Date of stay: January 2021
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Room Tip: Just Book Else Where :(
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fridge24 wrote a review Jan 2021
Tauranga, New Zealand87 contributions13 helpful votes
I booked this property for me and my grand children on the basis of price & location before reading reviews, which I normally never do. The location is amazing. Out the door, across the road to arguably the safest part of one of the best ocean beaches in the world. So we have paid $186 per night for a 2 bedroom beachfront unit in peak season. The staff were obliging, parking on site, all sky channels, large comfy beds. Yes it was unit 5 with no view from the kitchen but hell , just 20 metres from the beach. Amazing value in my opinion!
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
LoveTravel798805 wrote a review Dec 2020
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We found the room very clean shower pressure amazing bed comfy and staff great would recommend. Fantastic location right across the road from the beach and central to other attractions in the area Great place to stay
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Lindyblu wrote a review Sep 2020
Nelson, New Zealand164 contributions10 helpful votes
This review comes as a challenge to me because I try hard to focus on the positive when I complete a review. Heres my attempt at a positive review for unit 3 .... Large comfortable bed ✔️ Excellent water pressure in the shower ✔️ Sea just visible with the window open and an outstretched neck or when one was positioned in exactly the right place on the (shabby) window seat.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
US$76 - US$120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandNorth IslandBay of Plenty RegionTaurangaMount Maunganui
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ocean Waves Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Ocean Waves Motel?
Nearby attractions include Pilot Bay (0.8 km), Pohutukawa Gallery (0.7 km), and Anzac War Memorial Cenotaph (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Ocean Waves Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and laundry service.
What food & drink options are available at Ocean Waves Motel?
Guests can enjoy complimentary tea and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Ocean Waves Motel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Ocean Waves Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include EasyGo Thai, Rice Rice Baby, and Smart India.
Is Ocean Waves Motel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.5 km away from the centre of Mount Maunganui.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Ocean Waves Motel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Hindi.
Are there any historical sites close to Ocean Waves Motel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting The Elms (4.5 km).
Does Ocean Waves Motel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.