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5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 Feb 2020via mobile
We always stay here when visiting Gisborne. A modest motel with a fab beach front location. Spacious and fully equipped although a tad dated. Bbq facility. Only a 20 minute walk into town and wharf whilst similarly in the opposite direction to the eclectic and wonderful Smash Palace pub.
Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 8 February 2020

We stayed for 2 nights in an upper level unit with a balcony. We loved sitting there and enjoying our morning coffee or lunch and just taking in the view.

We arrived during a hot spell and appreciated the standing fan to help keep us cool while we slept.

Very interesting use of space with walk through kitchenette and walk through bathroom. Kitchen well equipped though we only had light meals while there so did not use the stove, or the BBQ.

Excellent beach right at the property, one minute and you are playing in the waves.

Date of stay: February 2020
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Judith A M, Owner at Whispering Sands Beachfront Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2020

Thanks for your great review we really appreciate the feedback
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Reviewed 5 February 2020 via mobile

We stayed in unit 3which has been renovated. We loved it. Bed,linen was wonderful and location on the beach front fabulous. Spotless,modern unit maybe a bit small for four adults but perfect for a couple. The board walk to us was an added bonus. Would definitely stay here again probably nicest motel we have stayed in for along time.

Date of stay: February 2020
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Judith A M, Owner at Whispering Sands Beachfront Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2020

Thanks for your review glad it means alot to us
to get such positive feed back
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Reviewed 2 February 2020

A lovely , modern furnished, well appointed and spacious room. Lovely views for miles across the ocean from every upstairs room.
Excellent overall. Lovely modern kitchen, even scissors in the draw! Within walking distance of a bakery/ice cream palour/dairy.

Date of stay: February 2020
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 20 January 2020 via mobile

Great spot to stay in Gizzy. Was a little more than we usually spend (mostly used to campsite costs!) but worth it for the rooms and view.
We stayed on the first floor to have the view, which was gorgeous. Perfect for a swim between the flags or a walk along the boardwalk.
5 mins walk to the awesome Sunshine Brewery too and only 15 mins to town centre.

Date of stay: January 2020
Trip type: Travelled with family
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Judith A M, Owner at Whispering Sands Beachfront Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2020

Thank you for the lovely review. Yes Sunshine Brewery is a great place for refreshments.

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Reviewed 4 January 2020

Fantastic motel accomodation right on the beach front. Immaculately clean with lovely staff who made beds, replaced towels and toiletries daily if required. Good value for money over New Year for a family - queen bed in seperate bedroom, single bed and double sofa bed in lounge. Thanks for a great stay

Date of stay: January 2020
Trip type: Travelled with family
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Judith A M, Owner at Whispering Sands Beachfront Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2020

Thanks for your great review
Glad you had a great stay at Whispering sands beachfront motel
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