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The Sands - Waiheke Island

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

This is our 3rd stay here and it was once again perfect for us. Awesome spot in villa 29 - right across the road and into the sea! Apartment has everything needed for a relaxing family holiday. Beds are super comfortable, plenty of towels etc. Will be back.

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Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

A great little spot right on the beach. Delightful to deal with such super friendly and accomodating hosts. It was great to be able to get to the beach so easily and the location was great. We hired a car and that gave us better opportunity to explore the island.

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TheSandsWaiheke, Owner at The Sands - Waiheke Island, responded to this review

Thanks guys for the feedback, it was a pleasure to have you stay and would love to have you back again.

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 February 2016

We stayed here for a long weekend. I would highly recommend booking a beachfront apartment at the sands for as long as you possibly can. Who needs Hawaii when you can stay on Onetangi beach. What a spot.

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

I have stayed for a weekend there. The apartment is great and perfect location (front to the sea at onetangi beach). The only negative point is that the checkout is very early at 10h30 not like the usual 12h. But besides that would totally repeated.

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Waiuku, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 January 2016

We spent a weekend at The Sands and it was great. Straight across the road from a fantastic beach, it was the ideal spot for a getaway. The rooms are spacious and well laid out and good ammentites in the apartment. Highly recommend.

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Reviewed 7 January 2016

just returned from staying in a 3 bedroom penthouse and also a 2 bedroom apartment. Both excellent. Stunning views, and delightful to be able to stroll to the beach with young grandchildren and 91 year old great granddad. Outstanding service from on site Managers. Highly recommend this place. We had wondered if it would be noisy, but no it isn't....

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TheSandsWaiheke, Manager at The Sands - Waiheke Island, responded to this review

Thank you for such a lovely review - we're blushing! It was great having you and the family to stay and hope to see you all again sometime soon.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Clean modern apartments located across the road from Onetangi Beach. Down one end of The Strand which means less busy on the beach but only a 10 minute flat walk to dairy and a little bit further to famous Charley Farley (very pleasant walk on a summers night). Apartments have washing machine, dryer, oven, micro, etc and there are BBQ...

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TheSandsWaiheke, Owner at The Sands - Waiheke Island, responded to this review

Its always great to have return guests, we look forward to seeing you next time.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 December 2015

The apartment and the kitchen equipment were average quality, not worth with the price paid for. Great view though. Quiet far away from the ferry terminal and main part of the Waiheke Island which is Oneroa.

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Thank 160sch
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

Comfortable, well appointed room. Close to the beach. Great view of the water. Windows all connected and open as one; in nice weather open them all and it feels like your room is outside. Walking distance to two restaurants.

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TheSandsWaiheke, Manager at The Sands - Waiheke Island, responded to this review

So glad you had a great stay here at The Sands, and thank you for taking the time to write a review. Have a safe and happy holidays.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 December 2015

I was here for two days and had apartment 29. This had stunning waterfront views from downstairs and the front bedroom upstairs. The roar of the waves was beautiful. The apartment was immaculate and had almost everything you needed. The only minor irritant was the lack of somewhere in the shower to put your soap and shampoo and no tissues....

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TheSandsWaiheke, Manager at The Sands - Waiheke Island, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review The Sands. Breakfasts are a new addition for us so great to know that they were appreciated . Noted on the tissues , we normally do have them in the room and sorry for the oversight. We would love to have you back again.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located directly on Onetangi Beach, The Sands offers a selection of one, two & three bedroom fully self contained apartments. Close to ferry points, wineries and other island attractions. We are only a 35 minute ferry ride from downtown Auckland. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Sands - Waiheke Island

Address: 141 The Strand, Onetangi, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Waiheke Island > Onetangi
Price Range: ₹ 10,245 - ₹ 17,576 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Sands - Waiheke Island 4*
Number of rooms: 25
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“Worth paying a little more for first floor or higher for great views of the beach and bay”
suzevans, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“Bring bug repellent if you are really bothered by mosquitos. They make their way into the rooms at night.”
, 29 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Because of its location, you need a car to get around. Unless you are in to walking!!”
LMAKL, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“IF you are not as quiet as a mouse do not stay here.”
Jazz168, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The higher the room the better the view you will have of the ocean.”
abbey712, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
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