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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 April 2015

we booked in here over the long weekend and it was great. located on t buffalo beach road, straight across from the beach. rooms well keep and homely. The steps going up the the rooms on the second floor were very slippery in the wet. thanks for a great stay.

Thank susanasq420
Reviewed 28 March 2015 via mobile

Had a lovely stay very clean and spacious. Had a top floor room and a gorgeous view. Management professionally friendly, staff very nice and happy to help. I did have to laugh every time I went to the toilet was obviously built for someone much much taller than me.. recommend worth a stay.

1Thank Donna G
Kelowna, British Columbia
Reviewed 26 March 2015

We stayed here for a night. The motel is not right in town and you need a car. However, it is very well kept, clean and modern. The unit was very spacious and bright. Also had a large patio and is just across the road from the beach, which is very nice. Very nice pool also.

Thank Ghosttown22
Leakey, Texas
Reviewed 22 March 2015

Very nice accommodations - upstairs room with a stunning view; amenities were a cut above. The friendly and informative proprietor really made our stay exceptional, loaning us a shovel for the hot water beach and advising on what to do on a rainy day.

Thank Mary F
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 March 2015

Nice spacious room, comfortable bed, spotlessly clean, stunning view, warm pool, really friendly staff, let us check in early.I doubt I would bother ever trying anywhere different to stay when I go back to Whitianga. All that said, I did notice a "for sale" sign out the front. Hopefully any new owners will keep the place just as perfect.

1Thank CR111
Surrey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 February 2015

Stayed for one night on our guided tour in a ground floor suite. Very spacious and spotlessly clean with great sea views. Free wifi and excellent cooked breakfast delivered to our suite. Owners were very friendly and helpful. Highly recommend the Admiralty Lodge Motel

Thank Bernadette L
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 February 2015

My wife and I spent two nights here on our New Zealand tour north to South. We had an upstairs room that was excellent. Large and well equipped with stunning sea views. It was a couple of minutes drive to town or a very pleasant twenty minute walk along the shore. Just right to drum up an appetite and walk...

Thank Slight-Fade
Reviewed 14 February 2015

ever dreamed of spending some time in a superclean well equipped and extremely spacious motel? Choose the Admiralty Lodge Motel in Whitianga. we were even upgraded as we arrived to a superspacious appartment with a kingsized bed, a big bathroom with spa-bathtube, a luxurious sitting area with 2 leather couches , the whole with a direct seaview Owners were forthcoming...

Thank GuyBerchem
Pottsville, Australia
Reviewed 9 February 2015

Ambuj, the Manager was welcoming and offered a choice of upstairs or down considering it was a quieter part of the season (late October). The upstairs room was comfortable and well provided and the view across the bay was beautiful. We had not booked prior to our arrival and were very pleased with our decision to stop driving and stay...

Thank BeyondHere
New Plymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 February 2015

Spent another week here, and found it still to be a good place to stay. The rooms are serviced to a very high standard each day. Bed good and one bedroom unit has plenty of space. Only thing I would say is maybe time to change blinds but this didn't affect our sleep.

Thank Jeanette R

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Admiralty Lodge has everything you require in the way of accommodation for an exceptional and very enjoyable vacation. Enjoy spectacular views across beautiful Mercury Bay and Buffalo Beach while you relax in the privacy of your spacious and very comfortable apartment. We provide you with climate-controlled air conditioning, double glazing, full kitchen, spacious bathroom (spa bath an option), 50-channel SKY TV, Free WiFi, DVD & VCR, stereo, and a guest safe. Our rooms are serviced daily and you can enjoy our year-round heated swimming pool. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Admiralty Lodge Motel

Address: 69-71 Buffalo Beach Road | P.O. Box 123, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Whitianga
Price Range: ₹ 8,641 - ₹ 14,193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Admiralty Lodge Motel 5*
Number of rooms: 18
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#3 On the Beach Hotel in Whitianga
#4 Romantic Hotel in Whitianga
#4 Family Hotel in Whitianga
#4 Luxury Hotel in Whitianga
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“Rooms on lower ground have excellent outdoor patios”
 of 5 bubbles mel2590, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“we enjoyed being upstairs”
 of 5 bubbles peat111, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the first floor. You will have the beach views”
  • The balcony and our view
  • Spa bath
  • Beautiful king size bed
 of 5 bubbles 509cherylv, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are Good”
 of 5 bubbles V3312AAdavidm, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs has great sea views and balconies.”
 of 5 bubbles GlendaC406, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
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