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Whispering Sands Beachfront Motel

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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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All reviewsupstairs apartmentgreat locationfriendly cateasy access to the beachmetre walkcricket matchlook forward to my nextnew zealandon a daily basisprivate balconythe kitchenrecommend staying hereclose to townfirst floorfull kitchen facilitieswaikanae beachenjoyed my stay
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an upstairs unit with a balcony with a glorious view of Waikanae Beach and across Poverty Bay to Young Nick's head. The motel is handy to the town centre. The accommodation was spotlessly clean, well equipped with a really comfortable bed. Couldn't recommend...More

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Response from Judith A M, Owner at Whispering Sands Beachfront MotelResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for you great review really appreciate your feed back.

Reviewed 9 January 2018

We stayed for 10 days over the New Year 2017/2018 at Whispering Sands. We had 2x one bedroom upstairs units for my husband, and our two daughters. The motel was perfect, beautifully clean and fresh linen supplied every day along with the usual cleaning. The...More

Thank dkw2018
Response from Judith A M, Owner at Whispering Sands Beachfront MotelResponded 11 January 2018

Hi Thanks so much for your review glad you enjoyed your time with us. Hopefully we may see you again in the future Regards Judith

Reviewed 1 January 2018

We only spent one night at the Whispering Sands and arrived in a downpour! Judith and her husband were so welcoming and helped us to find a restaurant by phoning probably 5 different places before finding one with a space. The rooms are wonderfully retro...More

Thank BindyMcCallum
Response from Judith A M, Owner at Whispering Sands Beachfront MotelResponded 3 January 2018

Thanks for your review hopefully next time it will not be raining, glad you enjoyed you stay with us

Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

At $180 A night one would expect something of a quality standard. Prepare for disappointment. The room is very basic. The main bed is ok but the sofa pull out was awfully uncomfortable. The room service did not make the bed, do the dishes, nor...More

Thank Shona M
Response from Judith A M, Manager at Whispering Sands Beachfront MotelResponded 27 December 2017

Thanks for your review that was so not up to our standards as the cleaning staff always service the units. I wish that you had told us about this before you left as we could of sorted this out Hope you have a great New...More

Reviewed 7 December 2017

5 days holiday in superb surroundings right on the beach,comfortable unit well serviced and plenty going on with boardwalk and beach right there.full kitchen facilities with full stove.kitchen utensils lack a spud peeler.

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Beachfront
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Airport Transportation
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Microwave
Details
Price range
US$111 - US$133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Gisborne
#3 Family Hotel in Gisborne
#5 Romantic Hotel in Gisborne
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$111 - US$133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Gisborne
#3 Family Hotel in Gisborne
#5 Romantic Hotel in Gisborne
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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"Choose a room with sea views, upstairs and downstairs good."
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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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