We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Blue Marlin Apartments

Save
Share
Traveller (23)
Room & Suite (65)
Pool & Beach (4)
Overview
Hotel website
E-mail hotel
4 Buffalo Beach Road, Whitianga 3510 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
Kitchenette
3.5 Star accommodation
Additional information
Visit Hotel Website
{"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget"}}
Rooms
30 Sep1 Oct
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 7 partner sites to see rooms from US$87.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Whitianga hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["META_ABSOLUTE_PRICING","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","SHOW_DISCLAIMER_ASTERISK","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "bf7082c348494d438ffb998af639bae8", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":2350051,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[38654829],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":30,"month":9,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":1,"month":10,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":87,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"bf7082c348494d438ffb998af639bae8","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":92,"lowestMetaPrice":87,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":92,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":92,"lowestMetaPrice":87,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":92,"hotelName":"Blue Marlin Apartments","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImJmNzA4MmMzNDg0OTRkNDM4ZmZiOTk4YWY2MzliYWU4IiwiQUlLIjoiOTE4NWZjZWI1MTQzNDA1OGJkM2QyMzIwYmU1YmRkY2YifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "30/09/2018", "checkOut": "01/10/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$87", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"38654829":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget"}}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget"}}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget"}}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
About
Description
Blue Marlin Apartments is situated on Buffalo Beach Road. We have one and two bedroom apartments and studio rooms.Refurbished June 2017 Beachfront Studio Apartments 1, 2 and 3 have beautiful unobstructed sea ...More views. Most other apartments have some sea views (unless stated otherwise) and our refurbishment programme has updated units 4, 5, 12 and 13 in June 2018 with tiled on-suites and all units have been re-painted. Less
Hotel class
Contact Information
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Beachfront
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Golf Course
Laundry Service
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Style
On the Beach
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Contact Information
Hotel Style
On the Beach
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
12
Price range
US$80 - US$131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Blue Water Holiday Apartments
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Whitianga
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 18 hotels in Whitianga
Beachside Resort Whitianga
562 reviews
.06 km away
Oceans Resort Whitianga
457 reviews
.08 km away
Sandy Shores apartments
51 reviews
.17 km away
Anchorage Motel
37 reviews
.25 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 60 restaurants in Whitianga
Poivre & Sel
228 reviews
.42 km away
The French Fig
195 reviews
.53 km away
That Curry Place
160 reviews
.54 km away
The Espy Cafe
296 reviews
.48 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 39 attractions in Whitianga
The Lost Spring
1,487 reviews
.23 km away
Mercury Bay Museum Whitianga
157 reviews
.46 km away
Whitianga i-SITE Visitor Information Centre
158 reviews
.61 km away
Whitianga Rock Walk
7 reviews
1.07 km away
Photos
Traveller (23)
Room & Suite (65)
Pool & Beach (4)
Reviews (44)
Filter reviews
42 results
Traveller rating
24
14
3
1
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
24
14
3
1
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsroom numberwithin easy walking distanceenjoyed our staysound of the wavesacross the roadlovely townon arrivalexcellent staylocation is greatcomfy bedthe kitchenthe ground floorclose to townbeach fronttwo nightsvivhost
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 42 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This apartment was recommended to me by a friend. Very clean, beautiful view of the sea, and handy for the Lost Springs’ attraction: 10 min walk away. Had WiFi, TV, cooking facility. The only negative was the road between the apartment and sea which had...More

Thank Sue R
Response from vivienne s, Owner at Blue Marlin ApartmentsResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your positive review. So pleased we helped make your stay in Whitianga an enjoyable one. We would love to welcome you again.

Hotel's Favourite
Reviewed 19 December 2017

On a trip to New Zealand in October, my husband and I stopped for two nights in Whitianga and were directed to the Blue Marlin by the I-Site. We loved our stay here. The room, while not quite ocean view, allowed us access to the...More

Thank lovesthesun-7
Response from vivienne s, Owner at Blue Marlin ApartmentsResponded 21 December 2017

Thankyou for taking the time to review. The weather has been so lovely for our travellers this year.

Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Apartment was nice and well equiped kitchen. And great living area indoor outdoor. Make sure u get some milk.. 1st night we did have 5 lil milks then second night nil and it was too late and too many drinks to run out and get...More

Thank kalgirl74
Response from vivienne s, Owner at Blue Marlin ApartmentsResponded 3 July 2018

Thank you for your review. I will put a few more milk sachets in next time. Glad you had a nice time.

Reviewed 2 May 2018

The apartments are very comfortable and clean in an excellent position. Viv is very easy going, friendly and professional. The open doors to room 4 made the room warm and light during the day. Parking is easy and the sound of the waves is great...More

Thank Moltim
Response from vivienne s, Manager at Blue Marlin ApartmentsResponded 4 May 2018

Thank you for your review. Our roads are a challenge when you are not used to them but you were able to relax and enjoy our lovely town when you got here.

Reviewed 21 March 2018

We arrived it Whitiangi yesterday to find that the accomadation we had booked was not suitable or what we had asked for. After travelling all day, we tried several motels but they were all fully booked. Finally went to the "I" centre just before 5pm...More

Thank Mary G
Response from vivienne s, Owner at Blue Marlin ApartmentsResponded 23 March 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. So pleased we made your stay at Whitianga a memorable one.

View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Blue Marlin Apartments staff and past guests.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Room Tips
"At the front for views. at the back for silence."
Read review
"Upgrade to premium with sea views"
Read review
"Chose a room on the front, the views and proximity to the beach are excellent"
Read review
"Choose a room at the front, with access to the deck."
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing