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891 Cove Road, Waipu 0582 New Zealand
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Finding an ideal family-friendly hotel in Waipu does not have to be difficult. Welcome to Waipu Cove Resort, a nice option for travellers like you.

Free wifi is offered to guests, and rooms at Waipu Cove Resort offer a kitchenette and a refrigerator.

During your stay, take advantage of some of the amenities offered, including beach chairs, sun umbrellas, and outdoor furniture. Guests of Waipu Cove Resort are also welcome to enjoy a pool and barbeque facilities, located on site. For travellers arriving by car, free parking is available.

While staying in Waipu, you can get some delicious fish and chips at The Cove - café, restaurant & bar, which is a short distance from Waipu Cove Resort.

Waipu is also home to Piroa Falls Track, a popular waterfall that is not too far from Waipu Cove Resort.

Waipu Cove Resort puts the best of Waipu at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Coffee shop
Books, DVDs, music for children
Children's television networks
Secured parking
Hot bath
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Fence around pool
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Horseback riding
Canoeing offsite
Board games / puzzles
BBQ facilities
Convenience store
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
Self-serve laundry
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Clothes rack
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Electric blanket
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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Lacr1s wrote a review May 2022
Auckland Central, New Zealand29 contributions6 helpful votes
This was our second time staying at the resort and we had a great time. The facilities are great, especially the heated pool and spa. The kitchen is well equipped; apartments are spacious and comfortable. Staff are friendly and accommodating.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
Abc wrote a review Feb 2022
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Lady on the front desk was rude. Complained about having to come to desk to answer questions. Room was dirty, edges around walls looked like it'd been a year since cleaned. The private deck out back wasn't private...at all. Fence palings removed, nails sticking out. Could see right through to adjoining decks and rooms. Bed on rollers..as you get in bed moves...a lot. There for 2 nights, they didn't even restock the milk for coffees even tho they restocked the coffee!! Said they didn't restock milk????? I've stayed in many motels and hotels up and down NZ through my job and milk is stocked and restocked minimum!! To top it off..the rude manager lady entered our room unannounced using a key. Why she was entering was beyond me. I'm glad I wasn't naked. She claimed mistake but a mistake isn't made when you have the exact key for the room. (Key lock, not digital card key) For the money it was tiny, dirty and didn't feel private. Won't stay again. The pool was nice.
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Date of stay: February 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
Tanya C wrote a review Jan 2022
1 contribution
My whanau had an awesome stay at the Waipu Cove Resort. Park your car and don't need to use it again - pool/beach/shop/restaurant all within few minutes walk. Beautiful beach and amazing facilities at the Waipu Cove Resort with excellent service..
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Date of stay: January 2022
Response from Dianna van Enckevort, General Manager at Waipu Cove Resort
Responded 24 Jan 2022
Thank you Tanya for your great review and pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for the rebook for 2023. Kind Regards
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Jill wrote a review Jan 2022
2 contributions
The Resort is in an excellent location being a 5 minute walk to the beautiful beach, also very close to the Dairy and The Cove Restaurant. Our unit was very clean, comfortable and had its own private deck at the back with table and chairs, to enjoy a quiet drink or meal. Dianna made us very welcome and made sure all was ok while we were there. We enjoyed using the heated swimming pool and there was a spa and BBQ by the pool. The Resort is only a couple of hours drive from Auckland, so we will definitely be returning again.
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Date of stay: January 2022
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Lorraine wrote a review Jul 2021
1 contribution
One bedroom apartment was perfect for a few nights away. Lovely and clean, location is great, short walk to the beach, dairy and restaurant/bar. We made good use of the hot tub every night too. The host made us feel welcome, had the heater on in the room for us and provided good suggestions for things to do and see. She even lent us a backpack for a day walk. Will definitely stay again.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Jenny M wrote a review Apr 2021
Malolo Lailai Island, Fiji1 contribution
Stayed to be close to a family wedding and to have a week at the beach. We had a warm welcome - unit was clean and comfortable, daily servicing unobtrusive. Loved our morning beach walks with nearby cafe/restaurant and a convenience shop next door.
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Date of stay: April 2021
nzrbl wrote a review Jan 2021
Auckland Central, New Zealand15 contributions6 helpful votes
This was the third time we have stayed here. The location is fantastic being so near the beach, a dairy and an excellent restaurant. We had a unit with a good sized patio and a BBQ nearby. All very comfortable and really felt like getting way from the city.
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Date of stay: January 2021
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TuckMe wrote a review Jan 2021
Auckland, New Zealand21 contributions7 helpful votes
What a great little complex! Our 3bed appartment had everything that we needed and was very clean, not easy when you consider the amount of sand that must get carted through it! The rooms were a good size, the beds were comfy and the little deck was a nice place to sit and have a drink at the end of a hot beach day! The pool is an added bonus and a nice temperature and was used daily...…. The resort has a great feel and is nice and secure - Dianna keeps her finger on the button and things under control! So Waipu Cove Resort, many thanks for having us ....we loved it and will hopefully be back !!
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Date of stay: January 2021
markilee wrote a review Nov 2020
Auckland, New Zealand968 contributions122 helpful votes
Excellent location, very close to the beach, the local dairy and the local very good restaurant. The apartment was immaculate, well furnished, good lounge and kitchen area, very comfortable bed and bedroom and good bathroom with large shower with a seat there. Very nice private outside deck area. Free on site parking. Helpful information about the walks in the area.
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Date of stay: November 2020
Wens H wrote a review Oct 2020
20 contributions5 helpful votes
I booked accommodation for a three day break with my adult son and daughter and my grandchildren. On the plus side it is close to the beach and a great little restaurant, and the pool was clean and heated. However, when we arrived there was a muck up with the rooms I had booked (for $1550) and so the room configuration was not ideal and not what I paid for. I was given a $50 refund but that did not compensate at all. We also had to move rooms on third night which was annoying. The units were clean, but tired and dated, and quite expensive for what they are. The manager is intrusive and overbearing and not at all welcoming. On one occasion she entered our unit unannounced and made inappropriate comments which was weird and embarrassing. Had we not made light of her behaviour it would have spoilt our break. I dont think I’ll be back anytime soon.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
Response from Dianna van Enckevort, General Manager at Waipu Cove Resort
Responded 3 Oct 2020
Thank you for your review and sorry you felt the way you did. Just to let you know as I tried at the time there was no muck up with the rooms, it would have suited us better without having to shuffle reservations around. Also with an extra clean. When your Son arrived he asked if there was a larger unit for you all which he was shown and he made the decision also stating it would work better and changing units for the last night was not an issue. It also worked in your favour with pricing which was refunded. We entered the room for servicing and knocked numerous times but the door was open so wandered in calling out on entry. It was not nice to overhear criticism re mentioning there was no bombing, jumping and diving into the pool as stated on the rules and regulations and just advised the reasons why the rules are in place. It appeared all had a great time and was our pleasure having you all. Kind Regards.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Waipu Cove Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Waipu Cove Resort?
Nearby attractions include Waipu Museum (7.3 km) and Te Whai Bay Wines (7.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Waipu Cove Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and a spa.
Which room amenities are available at Waipu Cove Resort?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Waipu Cove Resort?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Waipu Cove Resort?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Waipu Cove Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include McLeod's Pizza Barn, The Cove - café, restaurant & bar, and Waipu Cafe and Deli.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Waipu Cove Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is Waipu Cove Resort accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.