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SeaDream
Auckland
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4 reviews
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“Beautiful place”
Reviewed 4 January 2014

We enjoyed our stay at SeaDream enormously. The suite is of a very high standard with amazing views over Oneroa Bay. There is a choice of outdoor seating areas all with the wonderful sea views. All the facilities of Oneroa are on your doorstep, including bus stops to catch buses to Palm Beach and Onetangi if you don't have your own transport. Carrie and Trevor are charming, friendly and helpful hosts.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Carrollton, Texas
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Reviewed 19 December 2013

Located just steps from shopping and restaurants in Oneroa. Everything is clean and comfortable. The view from the deck/garden area is Oneroa Bay. Many yachts and sailboats are moored in this harbor which makes for a great photo opportunity. Our three night stay was lovely, comfortable and relaxing. The bathroom is very small and there isn't a proper closet or dress but a hanging unit is in the bedroom with shelves and a few hangers. The bedroom in the larger unit is cozy but the other unit is a bedroom with a sunporch extension. It is a good way to start your vacation if you've come from 'across the pond'.

Room Tip: Both units face the ocean. The smaller unit might provide a little more privacy since it's away...
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  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with family
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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 29 November 2013

SeaDream is located in the heart of the small village of Oneroa. Shopping and restaurants are just a few steps away. The room is clean, comfortable and luxurious. A small sun room offers a place to relax and admire the gorgeous view of the sea. Outside the back door is a lovely patio with table, chairs and a barbecue grill. A path leads down to the beach. We didn't meet Carrie while we were there, but Trevor was a wonderful host. He even drove us to an electronics store to buy a New Zealand cell phone and sent us text messages while in the store to make sure I understood how to work the phone. He couldn't have been nicer or more accommodating. We definitely would recommend SeaDream as a beautiful place to unwind and enjoy the sounds and sights of the ocean.

Room Tip: Wonderful place to stay.
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  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 15 March 2013

If you would like to hear the sound of the ocean as you sleep and be in the sea within minutes "Seadream" is for you
If you would like to relax on a terrace with stunning views "Seadream" is for you
If you would like a comfortable and beautiful apartment "Seadream" is the place to go I. did and it was wonderful

  • Stayed March 2013
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Napier, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 March 2013

We stayed a while ago, I'm writing a very late review here. We stayed in December 2011.

We stayed in Figtree for two nights and it was lovely with beautiful views over the bay. Everything we needed was there and it was luxurious with a homely atmosphere. There are two apartments situated down a drive in Oneroa. This makes it an easy walk to shops and restaurants but were very private and secluded. We found them great value for money compared to some of the very pricey hotels dotted around Waiheke.

Trevor was a great host, he dropped us off at the ferry terminal when we were leaving.

A wonderful little retreat from the city hustle and bustle. I would recommend if you want to chill and soak up the Waiheke vibe.

Room Tip: Figtree is larger.
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  • Stayed April 2012, travelled as a couple
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 16 January 2013

SEA DREAM
Pohutukawa rich in flower
Tui and waxeyes feeding
A grand sea view and refreshing sea air
The soothing sound of the waves
So relaxing
Long happy days lounging on the deck
Deep sleepy nights in cosy beds
A perfectly sited retreat minutes from beach and restaurant
This is the dream
Thankyou Trevor Carrie and Mandie for a magic holiday

Graham and Jenny Walker Christchurch NZ

Room Tip: The Fig apartment has the better view
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  • Stayed January 2013, travelled as a couple
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AtSeadream, Owner at SeaDream, responded to this review, 25 January 2013
Many thanks for your review Graham & Jenny, it's great to hear you enjoyed your stay and went home feeling relaxed and recharged. Look forward to seeing you again before too long.
Regards,
Trevor & Carrie
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 12 September 2012

Spending time at Seadream is like escaping to another world. The location is spectacular and the views are probably the best on the island. Carrie and Trevor are wonderful hosts and go out of their way to make your stay memorable. The Kowhai unit is extremely comfortable and has everyything that is needed for a short stay. The two essentials I look for in accomadation are a comfortable bed and a good shower and the Kowhai unit provides both. Seadream is top of my list of places to stay on Waiheke.

Room Tip: Both units at Seadream are sunny and well located. Kowhai is smaller than FigTree and is probably mo...
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  • Stayed September 2012, travelled solo
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Property: SeaDream
Address: 35 Waikare Road, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Waiheke Island
Amenities:
Beach Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #14 of 28 Speciality Lodging in Waiheke Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Number of rooms: 2
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Perfectly located right on Oneroa Bay, just a stone's throw from the beach, village, cafes, restaurants, walkways and the swimming paradise of Oneroa Beach. The sunny convenient location of our two holiday apartments offers quiet comfort for just relaxing and swimming or enjoying the Island's sights and activities. Lie in bed with a view to the beautiful Bay and listen to the waves on the beach. Pure luxury......as good as it gets! ... more   less 

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