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    Castaways Resort

    685 Karioitahi Road | Karioitahi Beach, Waiuku, Auckland, New Zealand
    011 64 9-887 9431
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    • Excellent53%
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    “wild west coast” (11 reviews)
    “tasman sea” (8 reviews)
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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    My wife and I booked a night at Castaways for a special break. We were not disappointed – amazing remote location, sparkling clean room with private views over the west coast. The restaurant was very good – we had dinner and breakfast and both were...More

    Thank Pipi16
    Innkeeper's Favourite Review
    Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

    My husband and I have stayed here 3 times. Twice in the apartments and more recently Glamping. We've also used the Spa. It's a great place to unwind and just hear the sea and chill. The apartments are excellent and huge with great facilities. But...More

    Thank Tess041
    Response from MichalJanalik, General Manager at Castaways ResortResponded 2 May 2017

    Dear Tess041, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your recent stay at the Castawayas Resort and Glam Camping facilities. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback and we appreciate your continued loyalty in choosing to stay at our hotel. Thank you again...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We stayed here for 2 nights over new years. Booking in Oct 17 I wasn't aware that the spa won't be open and found out couple of weeks earlier that the activities weren't openational either. I was disappointed as we picked the accommodation for the...More

    Thank Prin_NZ
    Response from MichalJanalik, General Manager at Castaways ResortResponded 5 days ago

    Dear Pin_NZ, Thank you for taking the time to complete our survey about your experience at the Castaways Resort. It is always a pleasure to receive feedback. At Castways Resort, we strive to provide a superior service experience for every customer; therefore your feedback is...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Awesome location for plenty of reasons: facing the Tasman sea for beautiful sunset from the room's balcony. South of Auckland, so less than 1 hour drive to get there. The studio has all amenities: kitchenette, iron table, hifi, tv. Very good restaurant on top of...More

    Thank Bambi1010
    Response from MichalJanalik, General Manager at Castaways ResortResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Bambi1010, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Castways Resort. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    29th December is not a good time for a birthday so it was a lovely surprise to be taken for a walk on Karioitahi Beach followed by lunch at Castaways special restaurant. We both had a stone grill which meant we cooked our own seafood...More

    Thank Pat J
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    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Room Service
    • Free Internet
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room Service
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Price range
    • US$124 - US$271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 25
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    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Auckland >
    • Waiuku
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    10 August 2016|
    Response from Anastasia K | Reviewed this property |
    The resort is right on the beach :) I would say two minute walk
    15 August 2015|
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    Response from MichalJanalik | Property representative |
    Hi there hipalpal - Kylie Hall here from Castaways Resort. Thanks for your questions. Our Coastal Glam Camp sites are located in secluded settings, so yes you can enjoy the outdoors of your camp too. Walking at night is not... More
    Room Tips
    "We haven't stayed so can't say but the units all face the sea and look amazing."
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    "All the studios have great views, if a family, then the 2 bedroom units are higher up the hill and even..."
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    "Any of the studios all great views of Ocean"
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    "Tent for solitude and romance"
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