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Castaways Resort

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09/04/2017 10/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you like the view of the ocean you'll like it, nice rooms nothing spectacular for the rates. Food was ok steak wasn't exactly prime cut more of a pack from the supermarket veges where fantastic. Better places to stay at for the rate charged, very unusual position of a small tv up in the air in the lounge area.

Thank Corey D
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We booked a two bedroom, two bathroom apartment when attending a friend's wedding at the hotel. Absolutely great place! Nice, new, big living room, kitchenette, nice balcony, sea view, cool and breezy. Couldn't be more comfortable! Food at the restaurant is good too! Driving up the driveway was quite a challenge but nothing to cry over. Definitely enjoyable stay!

Thank Kenn S
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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stunning location for a wedding. Stayed here for one night on 25 February for my niece's wedding. Accommodated in the Chalets - No 12. Each chalet has 2 bedrooms with their own bathroom which was handy in accommodating our multiple family members together. Beds were very comfortable with nice linen and the shower had great water pressure. Service at the...

Thank w0rth0g
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Accommodation is spacious and clean, views are amazing. BUT food was well below average which is unfortunate for such an establishment, especially paying the big bucks for a wedding venue. Breakfast would have been better from a service station...

Thank Fleur T
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Overall not worth the massive price tag. Beautiful location with clean, tidy and spacious rooms. However the view from our chalet could only be seen as you looked past a car park & other chalets. We attended a wedding the night we stayed and the bar manager was incredibly rude and unprofessional, the food was poor. The breakfast the following...

Thank TreasureB
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Our stay here was a Christmas gift including the Chill Out Package (accommodation and food). Such a little gem and only one hour drive from Auckland, this resort is tucked away overlooking Kariotahi beach. It is an awesome place to chill. The food was good, and the staff at the restaurant were friendly and provided top service (the music was...

Thank scuore
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 December 2016

We selected the 'Two Night Ultimate Relaxation Glam Camping Experience' for our anniversary, which was meant to comprise of 1 nights stay in the 'Totora treehut', followed by a massage at Bersantai (see below...), lunch at Agave and then a final night in a coastal tent. Overall, it was a great experience, however there were some factors that detracted from...

Thank MattFranX
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Waited 45 minutes for drinks to be brought to our tables. Very small meals on huge white plates. Lovely presentation if that's what you're in to but I like to eat when I'm hungry. No air con, hotter than hell. Mind blowing views though.

1Thank Glenn B
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Wow, what a relaxing experience. We have just returned from a one night stay in the coastal tents, and all I can say is WOW. The food was beautiful, the view gorgeous and the outdoor bath was relaxing. Would highly recommend this experience.

Thank Alana M
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely venue! This would be a perfect spot for a wedding. Staff were friendly, Claudia especially had great customer service! Food was average but otherwise a great experience. Would come back sometime!

Thank KatherineMayD

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Castaways Resort is located on the stunning cliff tops of Kariotahi Beach, Auckland.With a fabulous range of services available, friendly and helpful staff and a commitment to providing wonderful experiences to guests, Castaways Resort is Auckland most popular cliff top ocean front resort.Be pampered at onsite Bersantai Day Spa, recharge with a walk along the ocean beach below, savour as you dine on the cliff tops at Agave Restaurant with the sounds of the ocean below, have fun with onsite activities such as 4WDing, archery and blokarting and relax in seaview accommodation - it's all here at Castaways Resort.Wonderful as a weekend getaway, perfect for a stopover during your New Zealand holiday (Aucklands International airport is only 45 minutes away), gorgeous as a wedding destination, ideal for your next conference or retreat and a true escape for a day trip, Castaways Resort is not to be missed! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Castaways Resort

Address: 685 Karioitahi Road | Karioitahi Beach, Waiuku, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Waiuku
Price Range: $175 - $371 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Castaways Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 25
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“Spa is not open on Mondays or Tuesdays. Tree tent < Coastal tent (for us).”
 of 5 bubbles MattFranX, 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
“high room with wonderful views”
 of 5 bubbles paty423, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“the chalets are staggered on the cliff so every chalet is nice.”
 of 5 bubbles jodiec228, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All have great views.”
 of 5 bubbles desandadi, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“You obviously need to specify if you want a double bed!”
 of 5 bubbles lisas940, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
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