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The Sands - Waiheke Island

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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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AMENITIES
Free Parking
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Wheelchair Access
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast included
4 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

The views from our room were spectacular and the location is on Onetangi Beach. And what a spectacular beach. The room was clean and well appointed with very comfortable furniture. But sadly that's where it stopped. We were asked to not sit on the window...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2017

Wow where do we start! On arrival the welcoming you get is non existent. Extremely unfriendly manager behind the desk. No friendly chit chat or conversation in general. We were warned to quieten down and close our windows and doors at 5pm on a friday....More

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Response from TheSandsWaiheke, Manager at The Sands - Waiheke IslandResponded 4 April 2017

Sorry you feel the need to attack us like this Kerryn You wanted to check-in at 9am that day and we were unable to help them with that as the previous night’s guests had not left yet. When your group returned at 330pm to check-in...More

Reviewed 30 March 2017

We stayed here for our wedding with a large group of our family and friends for our wedding on Waiheke Island. Luke and his team were super helpful both before and during our stay. The apartment we had was a 3 bedroom 2 bathroom apartment....More

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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed in unit 4 for a week. We experienced once in 25 year rain for the first 5 days but the last 2 days were sunny which was great. The unit was 3 bedroom, one bathroom and extra toilet. I thought the layout of...More

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Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Firstly, the positives: A lovely location at the end of Onetangi beach. A short walk to two popular and great restaurants, Charlie Farley's and The Boat Shed. (Both these restaurants are much better value than some in Oneroa, plus a fabulous view). The room we...More

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Response from TheSandsWaiheke, Manager at The Sands - Waiheke IslandResponded 11 March 2017

So sorry that you had to experience this Shane, Unit 6 had to undergo renovations before Christmas and we been unable to secure a builder to finish the small details, Fair enough that this was not up to standard. We wish that you had told...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Beachfront
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
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Price range
US$ 184 - US$ 319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 184 - US$ 319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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MagsF_Arch
8 December 2017|
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Response from TheSandsWaiheke | Property representative |
Yes they do the rooms have sliding door in the front bedroom and standard doors for the back bedrooms
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"Worth paying a little more for first floor or higher for great views of the beach and bay"
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"Bring bug repellent if you are really bothered by mosquitos. They make their way into the rooms at night."
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"Because of its location, you need a car to get around. Unless you are in to walking!!"
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"IF you are not as quiet as a mouse do not stay here."
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