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Oceanside Motel

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Beach nearby, kayaking
Beach nearby, kayaking
Beach nearby, kayaking
Executive Studio, 1 King Bed, Ocean View | Balcony

Overview of Oceanside Motel

Oceanside Motel

3.5 star property
3.5-star motel in Whitianga

8.8/10 Fabulous

243 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-smoking
  • Refrigerator
The price is NZ$214
Price available on 08/12/2022
32 Buffalo Beach Road, Whitianga, 3510
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Breakfast available
  • Room service
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Picnic area
  • Barbecue grills
  • Luggage storage
  • Limited hour front desk
For families
  • Kitchenette
  • Separate sitting area
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Whitianga (WTZ-Whitianga Aerodrome) - 3 min drive
  • Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.) - 130 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Jandals Cafe - 8 min walk
  • Snapper Jacks Takeaways - 12 min walk
  • Poivre & Sel - 12 min walk
  • Motu Kitchen - 12 min walk
  • Espy Cafe - 13 min walk

About this property

Oceanside Motel

Oceanside Motel is only 1.6 mi (2.7 km) from the airport and offers a shuttle. Freebies such as WiFi and self-parking are added perks, and guests can keep active with on-site kayaking. A terrace and a garden are offered, and in-room conveniences include fridges and microwaves. Fellow travellers say good things about the comfortable beds and location.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 9 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until 7 PM
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 7 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 7 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site


  • Airport shuttle*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast (surcharge)
  • BBQs
  • Room service

What to do

  • Kayaking
  • Beach nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage


  • 1 building/tower
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board

What to enjoy

  • Furnished balcony
  • Separate sitting area

Freshen up

  • Hairdryer

Stay connected

  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenette
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishes and utensils


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Breakfast costs between NZD 12.00 and NZD 18.00 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 3 per cent

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place.


This property accepts credit cards and cash.

This property reserves the right to pre-authorise the guest's credit card prior to arrival.

Also known as

Oceanside Motel Whitianga
Oceanside Whitianga
Oceanside Motel Motel
Oceanside Motel Whitianga
Oceanside Motel Motel Whitianga

Frequently asked questions

Does Oceanside Motel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Oceanside Motel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Oceanside Motel?
As of 7 December 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Oceanside Motel on 8 December 2022 start from NZ$214, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Oceanside Motel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Oceanside Motel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Oceanside Motel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Oceanside Motel?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Oceanside Motel?
You can check in from 2 PM - 7 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
What is there to do at Oceanside Motel and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as kayaking. Enjoy amenities such as a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Oceanside Motel?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Jandals Cafe (8-min walk), Snapper Jacks Takeaways (12-min walk) and Poivre & Sel (12-min walk).
Does Oceanside Motel have self-catered rooms fitted with kitchens or kitchenettes?
Yes, a kitchenette is available in every room, and also includes a stovetop, a fridge and a microwave.
Does Oceanside Motel have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a furnished balcony.
What's the area around Oceanside Motel like?
Oceanside Motel is a short 7-minute walk from Lost Spring Thermal Pools and 13 minutes' walk from Mercury Bay. The local area is walkable and popular for its beaches.

Overall score and ratings






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Property conditions & facilities



6/10 Good

Was quite dated and small could hear people walking around upstairs when we were in bedroom
Amanda, 2-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Absolutely fabulous very central, was graet friendly staff.
RACHEL, 2-night trip
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6/10 Good

the view was wonderful
Yang Chen, 1-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

It was right next to the beach and not that far from town so we could walk to the restaurants. Just 1 day they didnt service our room so we had to go down and get towels and coffee and milk
SHARON, 3-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Jason, 1-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Location was perfect, right across from the beach.
Piata, 3-night trip with friends
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8/10 Very good

A lovely Seaview!
Carmen, 4-night romance trip
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8/10 Very good

Ocean view
Mervyn, 2-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Comfortable & spacious. Fabulous location right on the beach with awesome views & walking distance to town. Friendly staff.Definitely recommended 😊
Jane, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Awesome beachfront location, great getaway!
D W, 3-night romance trip
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