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4.5 out of 5

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By a verified traveller on Tue 31 Jul 2018

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Hotel Description

At Oceanside Motel you'll be within steps of Buffalo Beach and Mercury Bay. Highlights at this beach motel include free self parking, and in-room kitchenettes and free WiFi.

You can enjoy flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, and all 9 rooms feature balconies, coffee/tea makers and hairdryers. Kitchenettes come equipped with fridges, microwaves and hobs, and room service is also available. Additionally, phones and irons/ironing boards are available.

This smoke-free motel offers free WiFi in public areas, a terrace and a garden. Added amenities include laundry facilities, barbecues and a picnic area. Continental breakfast is available. There's also the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Within a 30-minute drive of this 3.5-star Whitianga motel, attractions include Cathedral Cove and Hot Water Beach.

Studio Suite, 1 Bedroom, Ocean View

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
NZ$141* Per night/room 17 Nov. - 18 Nov.

Executive Studio, 1 King Bed, Ocean View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room, Ocean View

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Oceanside Motel ratings based on 39 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Oceanside Motel

Everyone (24) Couples (8) Family (7)
5 out of 5
Super friendly check in. Very pleasant ..........................

Posted by on 15 Jun. 2019

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5 out of 5
Great views, great location, great room, lovely owners.

Posted by , from Hamilton on 26 May 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 17 Apr. 2019

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4 out of 5
The views from the property and being able to walk across the road for a swim was just sensational. The only downside was it didn't feel that private with the balconies not being fully enclosed. Having said that, I'd be more than happy to stay here again.

Posted by on 7 Mar. 2019

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4 out of 5
Nice motel. A bit dated now but comfortable and nice and close to the beach.

Posted by on 13 Jan. 2019

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4 out of 5
Excellent management easy talk to very friendly##################################

Posted by on 31 Jul. 2018

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5 out of 5
We really enjoyed our stay at the Oceanside. From the friendly welcome at check in, to the tips on what to see and do, we felt right at home. The room was perfect, brilliant location a stones throw from the beach, very clean and modern. Great shower, comfortable beds, modern kitchen facilities. Would definitely recommend.

Posted by on 3 Jul. 2018

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3 out of 5
Lovely seaside hotel. Amazing view. Great hosts. Took their boat trip around the bay and to Catheral Cove. Amazing. Suggested idea for improvement is an upgrade to the bed and pillow.

Posted by on 14 Apr. 2018

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5 out of 5

Great spot close to beach & easy walk to town cent

Very friendly & helpful owners who pointed out best things to do & places to eat. All rooms have a perfect sea view and are spacious with comfortable beds

Posted by on 8 Dec. 2017

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5 out of 5

Across road from beach and lovely view

Lovely owners and excellent view lots room and clean. loved waking up to the view relaxing place to go and also just around the corner from the lost spring a must do. you also get discount from a couple of eating places. i would def stay back here

Posted by on 4 Jun. 2017

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Property Features

As a guest of Oceanside Motel, you'll find a terrace, tour or ticket assistance, and a BBQ. WiFi is free in public spaces. Oceanside Motel also features a garden, a picnic area, and laundry facilities. Self parking is free. This 3.5-star Whitianga motel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 9 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking


  • Airport: Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.) (179.8 km / 111.8 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Oceanside Motel offers 9 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Rooms open to balconies. Accommodation at this 3.5-star motel has kitchenettes with fridges, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. This Whitianga motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels.

  • In-room kitchenette
  • Private balcony
  • In-room dining
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Hob
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Hairdryer
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board

Food & Drink

Guests can enjoy continental breakfast for a fee.

Room service is available.

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 7 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 7 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 7 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8 AM - 7 PM.
Guests arriving after 7 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.


  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.


  • No pets allowed


Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 12.00 and NZD 18.00 per person (approximately)
  • Late check-in fee
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Oceanside Motel Whitianga
  • Oceanside Whitianga
  • Oceanside Motel Motel
  • Oceanside Motel Whitianga
  • Oceanside Motel Motel Whitianga

National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.