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Sandy Shores apartments

14 Buffalo Beach Road, Whitianga 3510 New Zealand
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#11 of 19 hotels in Whitianga

If you’re looking for a family-friendly motel in Whitianga, look no further than Sandy Shores apartments.

For those interested in checking out Stu's Wild Pig Farm (2.0 mi) while visiting Whitianga, Sandy Shores apartments is a short distance away.

Guest rooms offer a refrigerator and a kitchenette, and Sandy Shores apartments makes getting online easy as free wifi is available.

You can also take advantage of some of the amenities offered by the motel, including room service. As an added convenience, there is free parking available to guests.

Travellers looking to enjoy some burritos can head to The Harbour House Cafe. Otherwise, you may want to check out a Mediterranean restaurant such as Enigma or Al Camino Whitianga.

There is no shortage of things to do in the area: explore popular hot springs such as The Lost Spring.

The staff at Sandy Shores apartments looks forward to serving you during your upcoming visit.

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Colin B wrote a review Mar 2020
Worcestershire89 contributions51 helpful votes
Situated within very easy walking distance of the town centre and with a fabulous view over the nearby beach and Mercury bay, there are few motels in Whitianga that can beat the position of this one. On the minus side furnishings in our apartment were a touch dated, something clearly factored into what was a competitive nightly rate for accommodation that could sleep 3 people with ease, and something we were happy to accept. The USP here however is the wonderful, friendly service by lovely Thelma for whom nothing was too much trouble. Free use of towels and spades for our visit to Hot Water Beach, free use of the washing machine (complete with free powder) and airers, no shortage of advice as to where to go, eat etc. If you want luxurious furnishings, air conditioning and a daily chambermaid service you may wish to go elsewhere and pay 30% more, but you certainly won't find a friendlier welcome!
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
LyndaSydney wrote a review Mar 2019
Wellington, New Zealand5 contributions1 helpful vote
I enjoyed a relaxing week in my Apt. directly across the road from the sandy beach. The Apt was spotlessly clean with everything you could need for a great stay. Hostess Thelma was very welcoming & nothing was too much trouble. Thank you Thelma & friend Marie for all your hard work.
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Date of stay: February 2019
JodieMaurice wrote a review Feb 2019
New Zealand15 contributions6 helpful votes
Had a very happy stay here. Our host was sweet and made us feel welcome! We loved being right on the beach- nice spot. We chose this place because we were going to a concert at Coroglen Tavern and it's a short walk to the shuttle pick up spot from here- so would recommend Sandy Shores for that. Hope to come back one day!!
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Date of stay: January 2019
Trip type: Travelled with friends
Dannie b wrote a review Mar 2018
Gold Coast, Australia28 contributions12 helpful votes
Thelma our host was the most amazing lady who went out of her way to make sure we were looked after. Even having towels and shovels to go to the hot water beach (no cost). the unit had every thing that anyone wants. Also the morning that we were leaving I had to go to the drs as I had hurt my knee and we had left our phone charger. We called her to see if it was there and she said 'I biked downed to the drs to catch you before you left - she 85). Not many host would do that. Thank Thelma for making our visit truly a happy one
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Date of stay: March 2018
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Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: all rooms are great
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Christopher D wrote a review Feb 2018
Melbourne, Australia115 contributions21 helpful votes
Great spot looking right at the ocean. Nice large basic apartment with all the amenities needed and walking distance to the restaurants. Small block so not busy with other people. Host very helpful with lots of tips for tourists.
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Date of stay: January 2018Trip type: Travelled with family
US$96 - US$126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandNorth IslandWaikato RegionCoromandel PeninsulaWhitianga
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sandy Shores apartments
Which popular attractions are close to Sandy Shores apartments?
Nearby attractions include The Lost Spring (0.2 km), Mercury Bay Museum (0.6 km), and Bread & Butter Gallery (0.6 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Sandy Shores apartments?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a spa, free parking, and room service.
Is parking available at Sandy Shores apartments?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Sandy Shores apartments?
Conveniently located restaurants include That Curry Place, Blue Ginger, and The Espy Cafe.
Is Sandy Shores apartments located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.7 km away from the centre of Whitianga.