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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Self-Serve Laundry
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a little gem! A perfect stop on our way north. Right on the beach and well equipped. No shops or restaurants but we were forewarned about this and so stopped off in Whangarei to shop on our way. The remoteness was very much part...More

Thank MHaworth
Response from ShirleyorBrett, Manager at Sands MotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your comments - It is a great spot to un-wind and enjoy the beach. Shirley

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had booked here for 2 nights on our way from Auckland to the bay of islands. We extended our stay by a further night as the position of these motel apartments is just stunning. Although the accommadation is pretty basic all the facilities are...More

Thank lesloo
Response from ShirleyorBrett, Manager at Sands MotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, it was a pleasure to be able to share Whangaumu Bay with you. A much loved location by many of our repeat guests, who return year after year. Shirley

Reviewed 22 February 2018

We love it here, it was our third visit! The accommodation is spacious, comfortable, clean and most relaxing. The location is idyllic, right on the beach with lovely views from amongst the old pohutukawas across the grass to the south and with frequent stunning sunsets....More

Thank sundial90
Response from ShirleyorBrett, Manager at Sands MotelResponded 24 February 2018

Thank you, and yes it is a lovely idylic spot to relax and enjoy the Tutukaka Coast area. Shirley

Reviewed 19 February 2018

A lovely spot and an excellent motel with all the facilities that we wanted. Shirley was friendly and helpful in the booking process and when we stayed there. A lovely beach to walk on and swim in. Whangaumu is fairly isolated, which is an attraction,...More

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Response from ShirleyorBrett, Manager at Sands MotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, certainly is a beautiful beach to stroll along, and take in the gorgeous sunsets we witness. Shirley

Reviewed 11 February 2018

Ten of us spent two nights recently at The Sands Motel in units 1, 2 and 4. Despite the wet weather we all thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Shirley and Brett are marvellous hosts who were always friendly, thoughtful and most helpful, nothing was ever a...More

Thank FourTravel2013
Response from ShirleyorBrett, Manager at Sands MotelResponded 12 February 2018

Thank you, it was a pleasure to have you share Whangaumu Bay - a magic spot of Northland. Shirley & Brett

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Amenities
Top amenities
Beachfront
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Price range
US$ 95 - US$ 132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 95 - US$ 132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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"Units 1 and 6 are closest to the beach and have great views."
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"Room 6 where we stayed has uninterrupted views of the sea and harbour."
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"Unit 1 private view"
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