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Esplanade Apartments

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Front of property
Standard Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, Kitchen (Waterfront) | View from room
Premium Apartment, Multiple Bedrooms, Kitchen (3 bedroom Penthouse) | 1 bedroom, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Premium Apartment, Multiple Bedrooms, Kitchen (3 bedroom Penthouse) | Living area | LED TV, DVD player
Premium Apartment, Multiple Bedrooms, Kitchen (3 bedroom Penthouse) | Private kitchen | Full-sized fridge, microwave, stovetop, dishwasher

Overview of Esplanade Apartments

Esplanade Apartments

4.0 star property
4-star aparthotel with outdoor pool, near Buffalo Beach

9.2/10 Superb

53 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Non-smoking
  • Refrigerator
8 Esplanade, Whitianga, 3510

Guests rated this location 9.5/10 - Exceptional

Main amenities
  • 17 smoke-free apartments
  • Near the beach
  • Restaurants
  • Outdoor pool
  • Terrace
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Limited hour front desk
Feel at home
  • Kitchen
  • Separate bedroom
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Laundry facilities
  • Coffee/tea maker

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Whitianga (WTZ-Whitianga Aerodrome) - 3 min drive
  • Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.) - 132 min drive


  • The Lost Spring - 11 min walk
  • The Pour House - 26 min drive
  • Eggsentric Cafe and Restaurant - 30 min drive
  • Go Vino Cooks Beach - 30 min drive
  • Subway - 5 min walk

About this property

Esplanade Apartments

A great choice for a stay in Whitianga, Esplanade Apartments is only 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from the airport. Guests can splash around at the outdoor pool or grab a bite to eat at the restaurant. Apartments feature conveniences such as kitchens, along with balconies and LED TVs. The WiFi and location get great marks from fellow travellers.



At a glance


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until 6 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • 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 - 6 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 6 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


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed

Property amenities


  • Near the beach


  • Outdoor pool
  • Sunloungers
  • Hot springs nearby


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Height restrictions apply for on-site parking


  • Fridge (full size)
  • Stovetop
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Coffee/tea maker


  • 1 restaurant


  • Bed sheets provided


  • Hairdryer
  • Free toiletries


  • LED TV with satellite service
  • DVD player

Outdoor areas

  • Balcony
  • Terrace


  • Laundry facilities


  • No pets allowed


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • Lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible (with limits)
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board
  • No housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)

Location highlights

  • In the shopping district
  • In the entertainment district

Things to do

  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Bike rentals nearby
  • Surfing/body boarding nearby
  • Cave exploring nearby
  • Snorkelling nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby


  • 17 rooms
  • 4 floors
  • 1 building
  • Built in 2006

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 3 per cent


  • Parking height restrictions apply


<p>This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag and hen parties.</p><p>Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.</p> <p>The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.</p><p>This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.</p>

Also known as

Esplanade Apartments Apartment Whitianga
Esplanade Apartments Whitianga
Esplanade Apartments Whitianga
Esplanade Apartments Aparthotel
Esplanade Apartments Aparthotel Whitianga

Frequently asked questions

Does Esplanade Apartments offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Esplanade Apartments 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.
Is there a pool at Esplanade Apartments?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Esplanade Apartments?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Esplanade Apartments?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Esplanade Apartments?
You can check in from 2 PM - 6 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
What is there to do at Esplanade Apartments and nearby?
Have fun with nearby activities such as cycling, boat tours and hiking. Additional recreation nearby includes hot springs and cave exploring. Esplanade Apartments also has an outdoor pool.
Are there restaurants at or near Esplanade Apartments?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant.
Does Esplanade Apartments have a kitchen or kitchenette?
Yes, there is a kitchen, which also includes a coffee maker, cookware and a fridge.
Does Esplanade Apartments have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, each apartment features a balcony.
What's the area around Esplanade Apartments like?
Esplanade Apartments is located near Buffalo Beach, only a short 4-minute walk from Mercury Bay and 11 minutes' walk from Lost Spring Thermal Pools. Travellers give top marks for the aparthotel's prime location.