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Aotearoa Lodge

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In-room safe, iron/ironing board, cots/infant beds, free WiFi
In-room safe, iron/ironing board, cots/infant beds, free WiFi

Overview of Aotearoa Lodge

Aotearoa Lodge

3 out of 5

4.2/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
70 Racecourse Road, Whitianga, 3510

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationBuffalo Beach1 min drive
  • AirportWhitianga (WTZ-Whitianga Aerodrome)2 min drive
  • Popular LocationLost Spring Thermal Pools3 min drive
  • Popular LocationMercury Bay Museum4 min drive

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About this area

Whitianga

Located in Whitianga, Aotearoa Lodge is near the beach. Mercury Bay Golf & Country Club and Waiau Kauri Grove are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Buffalo Beach and Mercury Bay. Guests appreciate the motel's quiet location.

What's nearby

  • Buffalo Beach - 1 min drive
  • Lost Spring Thermal Pools - 3 min drive
  • Mercury Bay Museum - 4 min drive
  • Mercury Bay Golf & Country Club - 4 min drive
  • Flaxmill Bay Camp Grounds - 31 min drive

Restaurants

  • Snapper Jacks Takeaways - 3 min drive
  • Bayside Chinese Takeaways - 3 min drive
  • The House of Chang Thai - 3 min drive
  • French Fig - 3 min drive
  • That Curry Place - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.) - 130 min drive

About this property

Aotearoa Lodge

3-star motel in Whitianga with free parking
This motel features a snack bar/deli, a microwave in a common area and a fridge in a common area. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a business centre, conference space and laundry facilities are on-site. All 14 rooms provide in-room free WiFi, fridges and coffee makers. Other amenities available to guests include hairdryers, safes and showers. Limited housekeeping is available.
Aotearoa Lodge offers 14 forms of accommodation with a safe and a hairdryer. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Fridges and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include a shower and complimentary toiletries. Cots/infant beds (surcharge) are also available. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

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

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination
COVID-19 vaccination record requirement applies to all guests aged 16 and older
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–9 AM: NZD 12-18 for adults and NZD 12-18 for children

Family friendly

  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fridge
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • Front-desk safe
  • Library
  • No lifts

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Korean

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Designated smoking areas
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Heating (climate-controlled)

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Fridge

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Safe

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - 7 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 7 PM
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
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination
COVID-19 vaccination record requirement applies to all guests aged 16 and older
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests making same-day bookings after 4 PM are asked to confirm the booking with the property.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are available for NZD 25.0 per stay

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 12 and NZD 18 for adults, and NZD 12 and NZD 18 for children (approximately)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NZD 25.0 per stay
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 2 per cent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

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.

Property is also known as

Aotearoa Lodge
Aotearoa Lodge Whitianga
Aotearoa Whitianga
Aotearoa Lodge Motel
Aotearoa Lodge Whitianga
Aotearoa Lodge Motel Whitianga

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Overall score and ratings

4.2

Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 58 out of 140 reviews
5 - Excellent 41%
Rating 4 - Good. 59 out of 140 reviews
4 - Good 42%
Rating 3 - Okay. 20 out of 140 reviews
3 - Okay 14%
Rating 2 - Poor. 3 out of 140 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 140 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.3/5

Amenities

4.0/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great place for our long weekend away, friendly staff and close to all amenities, loved it! Thank you Aotearoa Lodge🙂
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Owner of place very friendly, made our stay enjoyable. The owner did go out of there way and allowed us to park our trailer on grass area. Only downfall, plunger coffee extra not included in free items. Would highly recommend this motel.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

2/5 Poor

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness
Disliked: Staff & service, amenities
As we travel with breakfast food, there were no plates or utensils in the room.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great location, quiet, good size rooms, friendly owners.
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2021