4.5 out of 5

"A pleasant place to be with your family. Felt like been home. Courteous staff and nice places to see around. Close to eateries and bay. " More

By a verified traveller on Wed 24 Jan 2018

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Hotel Description

At Peninsula Motel you'll be within just a 15-minute stroll of Mercury Bay Museum and Buffalo Beach. Highlights at this motel include in-room free WiFi and furnished patios.

All 9 rooms feature TVs with satellite channels. In-room dining is easy with amenities like fridges, microwaves and hobs. Room service and free toiletries are also available.

Enjoy the outdoor tennis court along with access to free bike rentals and a playground. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. Each morning full breakfast is served between 7:00 AM and 10:00 AM. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

Attractions within a 30-minute drive of this 3.5-star Whitianga motel include Cathedral Cove and Hot Water Beach.

Standard Suite, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking, Kitchen (unit)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
NZ$122 per night

Deluxe Studio, Non Smoking, Kitchenette (Deluxe Studio Unit)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Non Smoking, Kitchen (Unit)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Peninsula Motel ratings based on 24 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 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Peninsula Motel

Everyone (13) Couples (7) Family (4)
5 out of 5
Was very clean. Lots of room in units, kitchen very well equipped.walking distance to shops.

Posted by on 8 Apr. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

21 Apr. 2019 by Fred

Thanks for your review and glad you had a good stay

5 out of 5

Calm and peaceful environment

A pleasant place to be with your family. Felt like been home. Courteous staff and nice places to see around. Close to eateries and bay.

Posted by , from Sydney on 24 Jan. 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

30 Jan. 2018 by Fred

Thank you for the positive feed back

4 out of 5

Good cosy place

We had a pleasant stay, there’s a friendly motel cat and the owner was nice and helpful.

Posted by , from Auckland on 31 Dec. 2017

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Comment from Hotel Management

4 Jan. 2018 by Fred

Thanks for feedback

5 out of 5

Central location - Comfortable, clean and tidy.

Very clean and tidy, well presented and very good facilities. Recommend to others with no hesitation.

Posted by , from Hamilton NZ on 12 Jul. 2017

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Comment from Hotel Management

3 Sep. 2017 by Fred

Thanks for review, Mike, pleased you liked your stay!!

5 out of 5

Very comfortable motel with all the features neede

Pros: Everything
Cons: Nothing known
We extended our stay by one extra day based on the motel facilities but especially the staff

Posted by , from Perth Aust on 12 Mar. 2017

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3 out of 5

Nostalgic

We booked 3 units for a wedding, the staff and service were excellent, 2 of the rooms are a bit dated but comfortable.The new unit was fine but the shower was broken and the water temperature kept changing.

Posted by on 22 Jan. 2017

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5 out of 5

Sparkling clean. Comfortable. Affordable.

Staff went out of their way to make us feel at home. Thanks to the kind gentleman who gave us tips on our travel plan. Keep it up.

Posted by , from wellington on 28 Apr. 2016

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5 out of 5

Handy to all facilities in Whitianga. Comfortable

Enjoyed the stay and we were all nice and warm in the inclement weather

Posted by on 19 Apr. 2016

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4 out of 5
Location: Great restaurants close by.
Very friendly owners. Very clean. Close to restaurants

Posted by , from Taurabga on 29 Feb. 2016

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4 out of 5
Pros: Location
Cons: Air conditioning.
Good check in, room clean & Tidy. Very hot though.

Posted by on 14 Feb. 2016

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Property Features

Peninsula Motel offers its guests an outdoor tennis court and complimentary bicycles. WiFi is free in public spaces. Tour or ticket assistance, a BBQ, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby are also featured at Peninsula Motel. Free self parking is available. This 3.5-star Whitianga motel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 1 floor
  • 9 guestrooms or units
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour and ticket information
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground on site
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.) (179.4 km / 111.4 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Peninsula Motel offers 9 forms of accommodation with free toiletries. Rooms open to furnished patios. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and microwaves. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Televisions come with satellite channels.

  • Private patio (furnished)
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Television
  • Satellite channels
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Hob
  • Kitchenware
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a full breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 1:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM.
Guests arriving after 8:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

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.

Fees

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 9 and NZD 20 per person (approximately)

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

Hotel Names

  • Peninsula Motel Whitianga
  • Peninsula Motel
  • Peninsula 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.