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Rolleston Motel
3 out of 5
105 Rolleston Street, Thames
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$116 per night from 12 Oct. to 13 Oct.
1.2 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (173 reviews)

"The unit was nice and warm. Electric blanket on bed.Convenient not far from Thames main street."…"

Reviewed on 4 Aug. 2020

Rolleston Motel
Avalon Motel Thames
3 out of 5
104 Jellicoe Crescent, Thames
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The price is AU$121 per night from 1 Oct. to 2 Oct.
1.14 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (115 reviews)

"Absolutely lovely motel, clean, comfortable bed and friendly staff. Highly recommend, would definitely return. We had originally booked 3 nights at aqua soleil apartments in whitianga but left as was not clean, bed very uncomfortable and after waking to a cockroach on us we left and stayed here."…"

Reviewed on 15 Jun. 2020

Avalon Motel Thames
Coastal Motor Lodge
3 out of 5
608 Tararu, South Highway 25, Thames
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$158 per night from 30 Sep. to 1 Oct.
2.9 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (200 reviews)

"Have been coming here for years and its still a magical place. So relaxing"…"

Reviewed on 27 Sep. 2020

Coastal Motor Lodge

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Shortland Court Motel
4 out of 5
208 Jellicoe Cres, State Highway 25, Thames
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$130 per night from 29 Sep. to 30 Sep.
0.88 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (115 reviews)

"Warm friendly helpful and great upgrades they do everything for their customers"…"

Reviewed on 12 Jul. 2020

Shortland Court Motel
Grafton Cottage & Chalets
4 out of 5
304 Grafton Road, Thames
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The price is AU$140 per night from 4 Oct. to 5 Oct.
2.01 km from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (247 reviews)

"Nice place to stay lovely gardens great views lots of stairs up to chalet. Alby was very nice"…"

Reviewed on 6 Jul. 2020

Grafton Cottage & Chalets
Sunset Motel
3 out of 5
1017 Tararu Rd, Thames, Waikato
The price is AU$112 per night from 29 Sep. to 30 Sep.
3.99 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)

"Beautiful clean and comfortable motel. We stayed in the family room and it was lovely."…"

Reviewed on 25 Mar. 2020

Sunset Motel
Cotswold Cottage
4.5 out of 5
46 Maramarahi Road, Totara, Thames
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The price is AU$191 per night from 4 Oct. to 5 Oct.
2.83 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (150 reviews)

"They thought of everything possible to make their guest feel comfortable. From the hot tea and scone greeting, the beautiful gardens, the delicious pancake breakfast, guidebooks and brochures for area outings, beautiful and super clean guest rooms, I was completely impressed!! Thank you for a special ..."…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar. 2020

Cotswold Cottage
Tuscany on Thames
3.5 out of 5
Jellicoe Crescent (SH 25), Thames
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$169 per night from 1 Oct. to 2 Oct.
1 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (93 reviews)

"Amazing service and the little extras in the room were a pleasant surprise."…"

Reviewed on 2 Jun. 2020

Tuscany on Thames
A Comfy Break Away
209 Fenton St, Thames, Waikato
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0.93 km from city centre
A Comfy Break Away
Chartre' Manor Bed & Breakfast
4 out of 5
306 Grafton Road, Thames
The price is AU$182 per night from 7 Oct. to 8 Oct.
2.05 km from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (16 reviews)

"We were given a very warm welcome and made to feel at home."…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar. 2020

Chartre' Manor Bed & Breakfast
Hotel Imperial
2.5 out of 5
476 Pollen Street, Thames, Coromandel
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0.04 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (90 reviews)
Just a little more attention to detail

"Staff very welcoming and accommodating. Room needed to be aired out. Pillow or something needed to be washed or replaced.... room smelled like a clothes rack of unwashed second hand clothing found on an op-shop. Price was very good and met my needs"…"

Reviewed on 24 Jul. 2019

Hotel Imperial
Peaceful and Central Studio in Thames
3.5 out of 5
400 Mary St, Thames, Waikato
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0.26 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (12 reviews)

"Very nice place good location tidy easy access with good facilities"…"

Reviewed on 6 Jul. 2019

Peaceful and Central Studio in Thames
Devcich Historic Farmstead - Homestead
764C Kauaeranga Valley Rd, Thames, Waikato
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6.64 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
A fabulous farmstay

"A wonderful farmstay and beautiful historic property. Thanks so much Lorenza. We loved it!"…"

Reviewed on 27 Jan. 2020

Devcich Historic Farmstead - Homestead
Devcich Historic Farmstead - Cottage
764C Kauaeranga Valley Rd, Thames, Waikato
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6.64 km from city centre
Devcich Historic Farmstead - Cottage
Breakers Motel Whangamata
4 out of 5
324 Hetherington Road, Whangamata
The price is AU$175 per night from 12 Oct. to 13 Oct.
29.54 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (97 reviews)

"I didn't really like the tiled floors in the rooms, a bit cold. Otherwise, friendly staff, everything we needed and close to town"…"

Reviewed on 13 Jan. 2020

Breakers Motel Whangamata
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Visiting Thames

Visitors to Thames are sure to enjoy the local tours and gardens. Tourists can also enjoy the city's museums and riverfront.

  • There are 9 hotels and other accommodations in Thames
  • The closest major airport is in Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.) 69 from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Thames

Cultural venues in the city include Thames Historical Museum, School of Mines & Mineralogical Museum, and The Treasury. Notable city landmarks like Goldmine Experience and Burke Street Wharf might be worth a visit. Taking local tours is a top activity, and Hauraki Rail Trail Thames is one place to visit.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 9 hotels and other lodging options to choose from in Thames. Here you'll find highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Cotswold Cottage - With a stay at this 4.5-star bed & breakfast, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • Nightingale Falls Farmstay Retreat - This 3.5-star guesthouse features free WiFi, free parking, and a terrace.
  • Grafton Cottage & Chalets - With a stay at this 4-star cottage, guests can enjoy access to an outdoor pool and free parking, along with an in-room kitchenette. Expedia customers like its breakfast and helpful staff.

Dressing for Thames

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 73°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 57°F
  • From April to June, the average is 68°F during the day and 47°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 61°F during the day and 46°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 71°F as the daytime average and 50°F as the nighttime average
  • About 49.25 inches of rain falls on Thames each year
  • January and February are usually the hottest months averaging 72°F, while August and July are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 46°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Thames?
Chartre’ Manor Bed & Breakfast is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This 4-star B&B offers free breakfast and an outdoor pool. Traveller reviews also recommend Cotswold Cottage and Coastal Motor Lodge as top choices for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Thames, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of room reservations are fully refundable if you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to still cancel and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Put in your dates and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to view the best options available in Thames.
What's the best place to stay for a family trip to Thames?
Grafton Cottage & Chalets is a top 4-star cottage on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and free parking. Other choices for your child-friendly holiday include Avalon Motel Thames and Tuscany on Thames.
What's the best accommodation for a romantic holiday in Thames?
Cotswold Cottage is a favourite 4.5-star B&B for couples, and features a hot tub and free breakfast. Another good option for your romantic getaway is Grafton Cottage & Chalets.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Thames?
Grafton Cottage & Chalets is a top dog-friendly cottage, and offers an outdoor pool and laundry facilities for its human guests.
What's the best accommodation option to stay near the beach in Thames?
Coastal Motor Lodge is a top 3-star property with free WiFi, and it’s located close to the beach . Other good options to stay near the beach include Cotswold Cottage and Grafton Cottage & Chalets.
What's the best luxury hotel in Thames?
Cotswold Cottage is a 4.5-star B&B with private balconies and a terrace, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay.
What are some accommodation options with pools in Thames?
Grafton Cottage & Chalets is a popular 4-star cottage featuring an outdoor pool, free WiFi and free self-parking. A couple of other options with an on-site pool include Tuscany on Thames and Rolleston Motel.

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