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Castaways Resort

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Traveller (153)
Room & Suite (58)
Dining (19)
Ratings and reviews
Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“wild west coast”(11 reviews)
“tasman sea”(8 reviews)
“agave restaurant”(16 reviews)
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What's included
Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Kitchenette
Multilingual Staff
Spa
Wheelchair Access
4 Star 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...
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Location and contact
685 Karioitahi Road | Karioitahi Beach, Waiuku, Auckland, New Zealand
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32.9 km to Auckland Intl Airport
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Cold winter day lunch when visiting friends in NZ. While staying in Waiuku we chose Castaways (Agarve now) for it’s superb location overlooking Karioitahi Beach and the ocean. It had been a number of years since I’d been there and it will be many more...More

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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Stayed with friends for a wedding. View is AMAZING! The venue is peaceful and quiet, and the rooms are gorgeous. Our room overlooked the ocean and we spent our time gazing out to the unknown. Staff were great and the food at the wedding was...More

Thank Lania M
Response from MichalJanalik, General Manager at Castaways ResortResponded 31 January 2018

Dear Lalefrema, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Castaways 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 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived for 12.30pm lunch (4 women). Took over an hour even tho there were only 4 tables occupied. I had bruschetta- only toasted on one side. One friend had dumplings, very greasy- not well presented, all round disappointment. No salad available (who doesn’t have salad)...More

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

Hi CJ, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at Castaways Resort. I am so sorry that your experience did not meet your expectations. At Castaways we strive to provide a superior service experience for every customer, therefore your feedback...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a wonderful three nights glam camping in the Toi Toi ‘tent’ overlooking the ocean. Being mid winter we were nervous but it was fabulous - warm and cosy and amazing views. Unbelievably comfortable bed. Loads of food. Not overly flash food but perfectly...More

Thank Lyn201
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Amazing experience. Camping but with the comfort of hotel room. We did the 2 day break a little cold but the tent/hut was cosy. All the food we could wish for in fact probably too much! Food was not exactly 5* restaurant quality but didn't...More

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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Beachfront
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Details
Price range
US$125 - US$244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$125 - US$244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (153)
Room & Suite (58)
Dining (19)
Pool & Beach (5)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (5)
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Vanii12
10 August 2016|
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Response from Anastasia K | Reviewed this property |
The resort is right on the beach :) I would say two minute walk
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hipalpal
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
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"Only good thing is the views ..."
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"All rooms have a great view from what we could see."
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"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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