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Ocean Beach Motor Lodge

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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“across the road”(21 reviews)
“private patio”(7 reviews)
“hot spa”(2 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Kitchenette
4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

it's not lush, it's basic, but the bed is very comfortable and if your bedroom is at the back of the hotel, it's also very quiet. we enjoyed reception guys: very friendly and no fuss. all straight forward. yep... you can sleep in the James...More

Thank satori99
Response from OceanBeachMotorLodge, General Manager at Ocean Beach Motor LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

Your review is appreciated. So happy you thought the bed was very comfortable and the suite nice and quiet. Do come again as you will be most welcome. Enjoy the rest of summer. Best regards Ruth

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While in a good location being a 5 min walk to Wainui Beach, we found this place represented very poor value for money especially as it was rated on booking.com as a 4.5 star @ NZD $360.00 per night - I would not of expected...More

Thank jimmybear01
Response from OceanBeachMotorLodge, General Manager at Ocean Beach Motor LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

While the bed seemed to be your main issue you have certainly gone to a lot of trouble to voice your opinion. This is much appreciated. Regarding the bed. In your words "my husband and I are both very big people". Had I known that...More

Reviewed 19 January 2018

This was a fabulous hotel with a separate sleeping room and almost full kitchen. There was also a private patio to enjoy your morning coffee or evening wine. The beach was just a short walk away and was a lovely beach to walk and enjoy...More

Thank teejay99523
Response from OceanBeachMotorLodge, General Manager at Ocean Beach Motor LodgeResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Teejay It was such a delight having you to stay. Pleasing to hear you utilised the courtyard, especially in this beautiful weather we have here in Gisborne. Perfect for the beach. I went in myself for a dip last evening. Just beautiful. Thank you...More

Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Very spacious room for the three of us....at a very reasonable price. But to be honest this is a tired hotel in a tired town. But location location location. Never did figure out how to turn on all the lights so not sure if they...More

Thank kpmcn
Response from OceanBeachMotorLodge, General Manager at Ocean Beach Motor LodgeResponded 11 January 2018

Thank you Ann for taking the time to review us at Ocean Beach and for giving your opinion of Gisborne. As you say, Location, Location, Location. You just can't get better than living in Paradise as we do. Enjoy the rest of your Canadian winter...More

Reviewed 1 November 2017

I have never meet the owners of Ocean Beach Motor Lodge, but I book accommodation for my co-workers on a regular basis here and they always have nice things to say about their stay. Theie customer services are exemplar and should be the standard for...More

Thank M5255AMbarry
Response from OceanBeachMotorLodge, General Manager at Ocean Beach Motor LodgeResponded 3 November 2017

Wow - setting the bar for NZ is a good call. It is always such a pleasure to have your people stay and you are a pleasure to deal with. Thank you for taking the time to say such nice things. Your lovely words inspire...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Beachfront
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Price range
US$106 - US$187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Business Hotel in Gisborne
#3 Romantic Hotel in Gisborne
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Gisborne
#5 Luxury Hotel in Gisborne
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$106 - US$187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Business Hotel in Gisborne
#3 Romantic Hotel in Gisborne
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Gisborne
#5 Luxury Hotel in Gisborne
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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"rooms at the back are quieter"
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"Being able to cook a full meal such an advantage."
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"Most rooms on the ground floor, good parking"
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