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Whispering Sands Beachfront Motel

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Pool & Beach (4)
22 Salisbury Road Waikanae Beach, Gisborne 4010 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
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Beachfront accommodation, self contain apartment style ...More Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
On the Beach
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
On the Beach
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$109 - US$125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > North Island > Gisborne Region > Gisborne
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Pool & Beach (4)
Reviews (127)
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All reviewsboard walkfriendly catupstairs unitmetre walklook forward to my nextground floorthe kitchensound of the wavesnew zealandeasy walk into towntoilet and showerfirst floorrecommend staying herea nice place to staythe location is perfecta lovely stayfamily unit
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Reviewed yesterday

Right on the beachfront and boardwalk,nicely set up rooms,really comfy beds,had the best sleep ever and the managment even let me buy the pillow that I'd used, staff were friendly and helpful, would definately stay there again!!!!

Thank Tanya T
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Great place to stay right on the beach. separate rooms from bathroom and kitchen (kitchen nicely set up) this place would be great in all seasons. Front desk was very friendly. Room was clean and is cleaned daily, great water pressure in the shower, lovely...More

Thank RachieEvo
Response from Judith A M, Owner at Whispering Sands Beachfront MotelResponded 26 June 2018

Thanks for your review it is great to get the feed back and glad you enjoyed your stay with us thanks again

Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Excellent place to stay perfect for families,set up in rooms excellent everything you need privacy from kids with your own space, currently sitting her with bosco the hotel cat he’s come to chill with us and was up for cuddles in my bed this morning...More

Thank Olivia D
Response from Judith A M, Owner at Whispering Sands Beachfront MotelResponded 26 June 2018

Thanks for your great review, yes boscco is pretty special glad you enjoyed your stay with us

Reviewed 22 May 2018

Don't judge the slightly dated appearance of this motel. The location is absolutely wonderful- beach and boardwalk are your frontage. Sleep to the sound of the waves, join the locals on the beacj in the early morning. We stayed in ground floor but I image...More

Thank curioustraveller42
Reviewed 11 May 2018

Our car broke down on Valentine's Day evening so instead of a romantic dinner in Gisborne, my husband was taking the wheel off the car on the motel forecourt. The lovely manager not only lent us something to help fix the car, she also offered...More

Thank kaytee8720
Response from Judith A M, Owner at Whispering Sands Beachfront MotelResponded 14 May 2018

Thank you for your review, It is nice to get positive feedback, And I was only to happy to make sure your Valentine's evening was a happy one for you both. Thanks again Judith

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"Ask for second story. Beach or carpark refers to front an back room. So for one or two sharing you will have..."
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"ocean view room is amazing"
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"Best views from the second floor. But, if you have luggage, the first is nice too. All rooms seem to have..."
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