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Cairns Region, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Stayed 5 nights enjoying Bucklands Beach Waterfront Motel and the tranquil location looking straight out to the harbour, yachts moored, ferries, joggers, sunsets. Lovely room, spacious, comfortable, quiet, clean. All facilities including guest laundry, good shower. Visited Waiheke Island from here, taking the Sealink ferry from Half Moon Bay Marina nearby. Great selection of cafes and restaurants within 10 mins... More 

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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Had a great stay, exremly helpful & freindly host partnership go out of their way to ensure your comfort. Recent aircon fitment makes rooms extra cosy, which given the recent cold-snap was a real bonus. Looking forward to returning to enjoy all the further site developments. Thanks again to hosts for being so friendly and professional. Cheers

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3 Thank Tahikiwi
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely location, we enjoyed how close we were to the beach. Nice resturants were close by. But on the Friday night the owner started yelling and swearing at kids walking by and cars pulling up. Threatening to assult them. Ruined our stay. Would not return.

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5 Thank Defs not S
RogerMargy, Manager at Bucklands Beach Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

The Owner was not on site that night he lives overseas. ( Accusation.) The only threat that was made,was to a 6 foot young adult. (kid in the review) He was asked to move on, his reply was if I dont are you going to assult me, the answer was no I will call the police, his reply, what can... More 

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Taumarunui, New Zealand
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Lovely stay,Our Guests were very impressed, beautiful view of waterfront, well appointed.Reasonably close to Restaurants and Town Ferry, Would certainly recommend, just a bit pricey! Locality is very safe for walking, can be a bit windy, as with Auckland.

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3 Thank theateam33
Dallas, Texas
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016

We stayed at Bucklands for our first trip to Auckland and were not disappointed. The rooms with a water view are perfect - we spent alot of time staring at the beautiful view! Pauline and her husband are absolutely wonderful. They helped us when we needed to alter our arrival and also handled our early check-out. Our room was clean,... More 

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3 Thank hudsonallen
Sydney, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016

We had a wonderful 4 night's stay at Bucklands Beach Waterfront Motel. The new owners are friendly and helpful and have obviously been working hard over the past few months refurbishing the motel. It is fresh and clean and the gardens tidy and neatly manicured. When all the upgrades are complete it should be amazing. We stayed in the 2... More 

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3 Thank 9528
Malang, Indonesia
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29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Buckland Beach Waterfront Motel Auckland 42 The Parade Bucklands Beach Manakau Auckland New Zealand, I enjoy the peace of looking at the view that calm me down. Try to sit by the beach with your loved one. Hand in hand, hug, and so much love. Bliss.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Had such an amazing stay.owners were very friendly and helpful. It was a really cold stormy night nd they had put the heater on for our arrival so our room was so cozy and warm. Loved the beautiful view,the spacious room,water pressure in shower is amazing,kichenette was great with so much equipment,aswell as a little pack of bathroom essential. All... More 

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3 Thank Vanessa H
Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

With new owners this Motel is good now but will be better in the months to come. The new owners bring passion and focus to this motel. Always clean and tidy. With great views of the waterfront and a good restaurant just few steps away. This is a great place to stay away from the big city. I will defiantly... More 

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3 Thank bryan443
Hervey Bay, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Situated between historic Howick and the upmarket Half Moon Bay Marina, this motel has views to die for. Although it is slightly run down, we have been staying there twice a year for 5 years and just love it! Current management are working hard to refurbish the units which are well designed, comfortable and family friendly. Units are clean and... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Bucklands Beach Waterfront Motel is located right on the promenade of the beautiful Bucklands Beach, Auckland, New Zealand. Close to East Tamaki and Highbrook Business Park. Only 15 mins to Botany Town Centre & Sylvia Park. The airport is 30 mins away. Take the local ferry at Half Moon Bay Marina to downtown Auckland or Waiheke Island. Unwind on your own deck or walk to nearby restaurants, relax on the safe beach across the road. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bucklands Beach Waterfront Motel

Address: 42 The Parade | Bucklands Beach, Manukau 2012, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Manukau
Price Range: £77 - £140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bucklands Beach Waterfront Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Sea facing room great and ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles theateam33, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“pay for the view - the water is right across the street and unobstructed!”
 of 5 bubbles hudsonallen, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the front have great water views”
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 of 5 bubbles 9528, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the front over looking the water”
 of 5 bubbles bryan443, 19 May 2016 | Read review
“Ground level Waterfront Units have easy access and great views”
 of 5 bubbles jasht08, 11 May 2016 | Read review
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