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    Blue Water Motel

    213 Main Road, Tairua 3508, New Zealand
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$83
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          Overview
          • Excellent72%
          • Very good20%
          • Average4%
          • Poor2%
          • Terrible1%
          Travellers talk about
          “spa pool” (9 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Beachfront
          Non-Smoking Rooms
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          Kitchenette
          Spa
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          Self-Serve Laundry
          3.0 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 184 reviews

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          Amazing hosts - so friendly and the communication is great. They emailed us and asked what time we will be arriving to ensure our rooms were ready and nothing was too much trouble. Great location - very central and the rooms are very clean and...More

          Thank Altomatum
          Response from Barry R, Owner at Blue Water Motel

          Hi Thank you ofr your review and we are pleased we were able to meet your needs while staying in our little slice of paradise. Kind regards Barry and Sue

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

          This place was clean and tidy, and the owners Sue and Barry were fabulous, very friendly and helpful. They let you borrow their sea kayak and have a spa pool. Wonderful! I stayed with my 5 yr old and we had all the facilities we...More

          Thank Jenifer S
          Response from Barry R, Owner at Blue Water Motel

          Hi Thank you for your nice review and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We are always pleased when people enjoy our little slice of paradise. Kind regards Barry and Sue

          Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

          Very nice spot and very central only a very short walk into town, very clean room with a kitchenette. The owners were very friendly and welcoming, free wifi was also a good bonus! Felt like a little beach shack

          Thank HLE-94
          Response from Barry R, Owner at Blue Water Motel

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

          Reviewed 19 January 2017

          We were in Tairua to attend a friend's funeral and as bookings were heavy in general I grabbed the available "chalet" for $189 per night. Firstly the booking via phone and the reception were excellent , the hosts especially polite and friendly, The room itself...More

          1  Thank YJ8DAVE
          Response from Barry R, Owner at Blue Water Motel

          Hi Thank you for your review, we do work hard on our cleaning and service as we know we are not a modern motel. Kind regards Barry and Sue

          Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

          The family unit is tailor made for families who love to stay very close to beach. Very neat and clean with extremely friendly hosts- Sue and Barry are lovely. Would be my first choice if you a visiting coromandel and make this the centre as...More

          Thank SatishKolar
          Response from Barry R, Owner at Blue Water Motel

          Hi Thank you for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay. Coromandel is a lovely spot and we are lucky to be able to host guests in a corner of paradise. Kind regards Barry

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Beachfront
          • Spa
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Laundry Service
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Room amenities
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Microwave
          • Things to do
          • Spa
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$76 - US$134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Suites ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 9
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          • Location
          • New Zealand >
          • North Island >
          • Waikato Region >
          • Coromandel Peninsula >
          • Tairua
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          Traveller (30)
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          Hotel & Grounds (24)
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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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          "The rooms at the right hand side seem to be more spacious and more recent."
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          "Chalets are close to the highway, rooms further back are probably quieter"
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