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Cnr Hibiscus Coast Highway and Kohu Street, Orewa, Auckland New Zealand
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#3 of 8 hotels in Orewa
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Welcome to Waves Motel, your Orewa “home away from home.” Waves Motel aims to make your visit as relaxing and enjoyable as possible, which is why so many guests continue to come back year after year.

The rooms offer a flat screen TV, a kitchenette, and a refrigerator, and getting online is possible, as free wifi is available, allowing you to rest and refresh with ease.

Waves Hotel features a concierge, newspaper, and express check-in and check-out. In addition, as a valued Waves Motel guest, you can enjoy a snack bar that is available on-site. Guests arriving by vehicle have access to free parking.

Travellers looking to enjoy some fish and chips can head to Ship & Anchor, Kippers UK Seafood Cafe, or Seaside Grill. Otherwise, you may want to check out an Asian restaurant such as Thai Orewa, Hayami Japanese Restaurant, or Asahi Japanese Restaurant.

Looking for something to do in Orewa? Orewa Lookout (0.6 mi) is a popular attraction that is within walking distance of Waves Hotel.

Waves Motel puts the best of Orewa at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast in the room
Beach
Bicycle rental
Car hire
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Parking
Wifi
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Snack bar
Concierge
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Self-serve laundry
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Air conditioning
Desk
Telephone
Iron
Kitchenette
Microwave
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Refrigerator
Kitchenware
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Modern
Languages Spoken
English, Chinese, Korean
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Annie L wrote a review Jul 2021
Auckland Central, New Zealand1 contribution
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A relaxing getaway from the city. I have been to many hotels and motels in NZ. This is one of the best I have been. It is very spacious, tidy and clean. Bedroom and lounge is separated, there is also cooking facilities including the induction cooktop, microwave, toaster, kettle & a fridge for you to cook a simple meal. Nice view from the balcony. The room I stayed in has a spa pool, so you can relax and unwind. Staff are friendly and approachable . Overall, an amazing weekend for two. Would highly recommend this motel to any couple. :)
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Mel wrote a review Feb 2021
5 contributions1 helpful vote
Friendly service - so helpful and warm. Room was largish size couldnt hear noise. Amazing location across the road from the beach. Beds so comfy, great shower pressure. Good size unit with fantastic ground floor outdoor area.
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Date of stay: January 2021
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Glenda G wrote a review Sep 2020
Puhoi, New Zealand73 contributions8 helpful votes
Have stayed here twice this year. No maintenance being done. Air con still doesn’t work and now the toilet cistern blasts water thru every 4 minutes. Sleepless night. Time to find a new place to stay for a bath.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled solo
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Xplor138 wrote a review Mar 2020
Richmond-upon-Thames, United Kingdom1041 contributions168 helpful votes
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First the location: Orewa, as a seaside community, is surprisingly upscale. If you know Laguna Beach or Manhattan Beach in the LA counties, you’d find similarities. Upmarket vibe. Stylish. The motel is modern but cosy and well designed. The rooms are nicely laid out with small kitchenette. Big bathroom. Staff are friendly. The motel isn’t on the beach but it’s all of a minute walk, if that. And the beach is long, sweeping and dramatic. Decent bars and restaurants are about a 7 minute walk away. If we come back to the Niryh Island we’d stay / visit here again.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Alan P wrote a review Feb 2020
Waiheke Island, New Zealand5 contributions1 helpful vote
Room was clean and tidy, but looking very tired. Usual facilities supplied. Road frontage room suffered from traffic noise. Reasonably handy to shopping and dining establishments. Good selection of cafes, restaurants and bars.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Room Tip: Facing towards the beach away from the road
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AngieVaughan W wrote a review Jan 2020
Waiuku, New Zealand16 contributions2 helpful votes
Lovely clean roomy unit, shower pressure is good. Beach is just a few steps away, handy walkign distance to main street. Free unlimited wi fi which is great! Great curtains to block out light. Does only have a very small fridge with a little freezer box which doesn't really re freeze your ice packs, that's the only negative.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Room Tip: We chose the car park side of the motel, being by the road side is noisy
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mary s wrote a review Jan 2020
41 contributions46 helpful votes
Only one night on way up north. A good spot but expensive for what it is. Shower dangerous for the elderly as have to climb out of large spa bath. Toilet paper of poor quality considering the price of the accommodation. Friendly staff and good parking
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Garrick R wrote a review Oct 2019
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Great night had in unit 6..Large comfortable rooms,bedroom,lounge/kitchen,bathroom.. All facilities very good and good value continental breakfast.. Value for money and would definitely stay again when in the area..Helpful,friendly staff..
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Date of stay: October 2019
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Room Tip: Room 6 ,corner room,private and spacious
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Ebenibibi wrote a review Oct 2019
Whangarei, New Zealand8 contributions1 helpful vote
Close to Orewa beach. Room was clean and tidy and the bed was comfortable.You can walk to cafes and restaurants from here. Kitchen area was well appointed with basic utensils, pots , plates, glasses and cutlery.
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Date of stay: October 2019
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Twink D wrote a review Oct 2019
Whakatane, New Zealand454 contributions84 helpful votes
My husband and I stayed here for one night. On enetering the room it was very musty smelling and the place had a general "rundown" feel to it. The bed was comfortable but with other much nicer places in town I would not stay here again. Good location though. Also seemed to have some language/communication issues with reception.
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Date of stay: July 2019
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PRICE RANGE
US$117 - US$136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Waves Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Waves Motel?
Nearby attractions include Orewa Beach (0.3 km), Orewa Lookout (0.7 km), and Alice Eaves Scenic Reserve (0.8 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Waves Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and dry cleaning.
Which room amenities are available at Waves Motel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Waves Motel?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities, free instant coffee, and a snack bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Waves Motel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Waves Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Ship & Anchor, Dear Coasties, and Cheek and Chong.
Is Waves Motel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.7 km away from the centre of Orewa.
Are any cleaning services offered at Waves Motel?
Yes, dry cleaning and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Waves Motel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Chinese, and Korean.
Are there any historical sites close to Waves Motel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Couldrey House & Garden (6.1 km) and Silverdale Pioneer Village (4.2 km).
Is Waves Motel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.