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Shearwater on the Estuary Motel

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Looking for a place to stay in Whitianga? Then look no further than Shearwater on the Estuary Motel, a charming small hotel that brings the best of Whitianga to your doorstep. Rooms at Shearwater on the Estuary Motel include a flat screen TV, a kitchenette, and a refrigerator, allowing you to rest and refresh with ease. In addition, as a valued Shearwater on the Estuary Motel guest, you can enjoy a pool that is provided on-site. Getting online is possible, as Shearwater on the Estuary Motel offers free wifi. Also, guests arriving by vehicle have access to free parking. Nearby landmarks such as Stu's Wild Pig Farm (3.1 km) and Whiti Farm Park (6.5 km) make Shearwater on the Estuary Motel a great place to stay when visiting Whitianga. During your visit, be sure to check out one of Whitianga's popular fish and chips restaurants such as Salt Restaurant & Bar, Buffalo Beach Takeaway, and Eggsentric Cafe, all a short distance from Shearwater on the Estuary Motel. If you are interested in exploring Whitianga, check out one of the scuba diving and snorkeling destinations, such as Cave Cruzer and Dive Zone Whitianga. We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Shearwater on the Estuary Motel as you experience everything Whitianga has to offer.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Room features
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Very comfortable modernized rooms in a retro motel, with a wonderful waterfront position to enjoy the heated pool, kayaks, fishing from the jetty and drinks by the estuary. Friendly attentive managers with good knowledge and tips for enjoying this beautiful part of the world.
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Nice old fashioned motel, very clean and friendly with a comfortable bed. The large bed means there is only one bedside table. The large fan is efficient but noisy. The location is very central and our room was very quiet.
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I was here for only one night during a road trip with my dad. The staff was extremely helpful and the room was bigger than expected, for an extremely honest price. They lent us a shovel for the hot water beach what was a nice touch.
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This was just the most lovely motel for spending a few days in Whitianga. Rae, the owner and her happy, helpful and friendly staff were just a joy and they made our stay very special. We had a spacious, immaculately clean and very well equipped studio room with a huge and
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I mixed up the dates for this short break and I rang the owner , a lovely lady called Ray. She couldn't have been more helpful and arranged an upgraded suite for the same price for my new dates. My wife and her fussy sister were impressed with all suspects of the cleanliness of
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"Family room accommodates 5 very comfortably; larger groups can be closer to the water and pool"
"Families should go for the excellent family suite next to the child safe pool.p"
"The family unit is great for bigger travelling families"
"Ground floor room are best"
"This Motel is right on the river,has 2 kayaks for guests use & a great pool."
US$115 - US$164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandNorth IslandWaikato RegionCoromandel PeninsulaWhitianga
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