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    Ocean Waves Motel

    74 Marine Parade, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent18%
    • Very good19%
    • Average18%
    • Poor10%
    • Terrible35%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Kitchenette
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 73 reviews

    Reviewed 20 August 2017

    Average motel but good value at this location. The room was clean and reasonably well equipped but with dated facilities. The bed was comfortable. The location is great for accessing all that the Mount offers - walking, restaurants, beach and harbour. Although there was no...More

    Thank sueNPNZ
    Reviewed 16 June 2017

    Very nice location ,near to shops and restaurants,friendly and helpful staff and we have got very nice room with sea-view.From outside the motel looks very run down and needs maintenance and paint but from inside the room was very clean and perfect .comfy beds ,nice...More

    Thank philip c
    Reviewed 17 May 2017

    Previous guests dishes still in the dishwasher, cobwebs and spiders in bedroom, bathroom mouldy and small holes in walls from alterations not plastered over and painted, four of us in unit and only 3 dining chairs, some coffee mugs still dirty, only 1 soap provided...More

    Thank Nova P
    Reviewed 16 May 2017

    The shower slider broken, bathroom windows didn't close properly, front entrance door glass all cracked - another knock and would probably shatter. Shower ceiling mouldy. Decor old , dated and bitsy. A deep clean probably hasn't happened for a long time! Face cloth had previous...More

    Thank Vee697
    Reviewed 16 April 2017

    These people took my credit card details to hold my booking but quickly charged my card as soon as they heard cyclone cook was coming. .. . Was forced to go to Mt Manganui in bad weather. The bedding smelled of urine. Lucky I took...More

    Thank viveklingam
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 89 - US$ 189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #6 On the Beach Hotel in Mount Maunganui
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    • New Zealand >
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    • Bay of Plenty Region >
    • Tauranga >
    • Mount Maunganui
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    "Most rooms would not have a view but ours was open and sunny."
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