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Blue Water Motel

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“spa pool”(11 reviews)
“great location”(20 reviews)
“the owner”(22 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Beachfront
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Rooms
Kitchenette
Spa
Self-Serve Laundry
3 Star Hotel
The Blue Water Motel is one of the closest motels to Hot Water Beach and Cathedral Cove. Clean, comfortable and affordable motel accommodation in the seaside town of Tairua. A perfect base for exploring the beautiful Coromandel Peninsula. We have a range of self contained units, a hot...
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213 Main Road, Tairua 3508, New Zealand
80.2 km to Tauranga Airport
10 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great welcome. Excellent place to stay for an overnight visit when you are out doing things during the day. The room is amazing in that it is a very compact room, but they have creatively packed so much in. It is rare to have a...More

Thank Elizabeth P
Reviewed 28 May 2018

My wife and I could not recommend a place to stay more highly than we would here. We stayed in one of the Chalet's to the front of the property so benefited with a beautiful view. The units were extremely well kept and clean. (a...More

Thank nickwillemse60
Response from Barry R, Owner at Blue Water MotelResponded 6 June 2018

Hi Thank you for your nice review and we are pleased that you enjoyed our little slice of paradise. We do have some very nice walks arounf Tairua and we are pleased that you enjoyed them. Kind regards Barry and Sue

Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

This was a last minute grab one deal.. the chalet was just the right size for 2 adults to laze and chill.. had everything you need tv fridge cooker microwave tea coffee kettle n toaster table n chairs and 2 deck chairs on deck It...More

Thank Ewan R
Response from Barry R, Owner at Blue Water MotelResponded 30 April 2018

Hi Thank you for your nice review of our little slice of paradise, we would be very happy to welcome you back and hopefully the weather will play the game next time. Kind regards Barry and Sue

Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

My hubby and I stayed here, sadly for only one night. Paul was really friendly and very informative about the local area. The room was bright, airy and very clean. It was very well appointed, and very clean. I would recommend this motel, it’s close...More

Thank Pippylong
Response from Barry R, Owner at Blue Water MotelResponded 10 April 2018

Hi Thank you for your review and we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay in our little slice of paradise. Kind regards Barry and Sue

Reviewed 15 March 2018

We were so happy with this accommodation! From the moment we arrived we were made so welcome by the manager Barry who couldn't have been more helpful - his knowledge of the area was extensive. Our room was very comfortable, generously furnished including a small...More

Thank _gemini1758
Response from Barry R, Owner at Blue Water MotelResponded 17 March 2018

Hi Thank you for your review. We know we are lucky to live in a beautiful part of the world and are very happy when guests can enjoy it too. Our little slice of paradise can be an absolute stunner, we are pleased that we...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Spa
Hot Tub
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Price range
US$61 - US$132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$61 - US$132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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"Front units have good views over the Estuary."
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"We had the room closest to the main road but did not find the noise a problem. The room also had a partial..."
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"suggest chalet away from road"
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"The family unit (7) is directly below the owner's accommodation and there's a fair bit of noise..."
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