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    Whispering Sands Beachfront Motel

    22 Salisbury Road | Waikanae Beach, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
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    • Excellent61%
    • Very good34%
    • Average5%
    • Poor0%
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    Free Wifi
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    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
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    Self-Serve Laundry
    Private Balcony
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    Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

    I really enjoyed my stay here. The upstairs room was very well appointed and had the lounge area facing the boardwalk and sea. Cooking facilities were available and cupboards well stocked with dishes, pots etc for cooking use. Bed was very comfortable. Views hard to...More

    Thank Jenny S
    Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

    Stayed here for a weekend. The owners are very welcoming and will give you id as on what to do. Given a bottle of milk and newspaper on arrival. We were in an upstairs unit with a great view of the beach. The beach is...More

    Thank JaffaNZ
    Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

    2nd time ive stayed here and its become my 'go to' accommodation when in gisborne. Literally on the beach and always absolutely spotless. Last time i was in gisborne Whispering Sands was full so i booked more 'corporate accommodation' down by the port. It was...More

    Thank Grant K
    Response from Judith A M, Owner at Whispering Sands Beachfront MotelResponded 28 June 2017

    Thanks for your review it is great to get such great feed back. Makes us feel we are doing something right. Thanks from us all

    Reviewed 15 June 2017

    Started staying here every few Weeks while working in the district. Previously stayed at other local accommodation but this place is fantastic, old school accomodation but very neat tidy large rooms with kitchenette bathroom and lounge with sea views and external balcony. Free parking wifi...More

    Thank KiwiBoy66
    Response from Judith A M, Owner at Whispering Sands Beachfront MotelResponded 17 June 2017

    Thanks for your great review it means alot to us to get such a postive review. Thanks again

    Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

    Walked in got a good room on ground floor at good price. Effectively two bedrooms separated by bathroom shower and kitchen facilities accessible both sides. Queen bed and two singles ideal for most groups. Sliding door access to grass area then walkway and beach. Plenty...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Airport Transportation
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Price range
    • US$112 - US$134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel Style
    • #2 On the Beach Hotel in Gisborne
    • #4 Family Hotel in Gisborne
    • #5 Romantic Hotel in Gisborne
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 14
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    • Gisborne Region >
    • Gisborne
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    Room & Suite (14)
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    1.05 km away
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    1.10 km away
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    "Upstairs for great views No.8+"
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    "I had a broken leg so ground floor was perfect, but would also like to try the upper floor. All rooms are..."
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    "Second floor rooms provide a better view and a private balcony. First floor is perfect for families with..."
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    "First floor rooms have great view of surf, ground floor rooms have direct access to head to the beach."
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