Aotearoa Lodge - Whitianga

70 Racecourse Road, Whitianga, New Zealand, 3510  show map
 3 stars
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Aotearoa Lodge - Whitianga

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Snack bar

Laundry

Self-service laundry

TV

Flat-screen TV

Kitchen facilities

Refrigerator

Electric kettle

Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Overview

The 3-star Aotearoa Lodge enjoys its location walk from the beach.

The venue is 19 km away from Mercury Bay. The hotel offers perfect location 2 km from the center of Whitianga.

Auckland International airport can be reached by car.

Rooms

This property comprises 14 non-smoking guestrooms featuring climate control, pay TV, TV with satellite channels, a safe and a kitchen. Guests can make use of a bathtub, a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

Serving a wide range of dishes, Salt Bar and Restaurant can be reached within 5 minutes’ walk.

A continental breakfast is served at the price of NZD 12 per person per night.  The hotel offers a full english breakfast at the price of NZD 17 per person per night. 

Services

The on-site bicycle rentals help to explore the area.

Relax

Leisure facilities in Aotearoa Lodge include a sundeck, a library and a golf course. The hotel offers a gym and a fitness center to ensure active guests' pastime.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Number of rooms:   14.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Limited time reception
  • Front desk
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Luggage storage

Sports & Fitness

  • Cycling
  • Golf course

Services

  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Snack bar

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • BBQ facilities
  • Library

Room view

  • Garden view

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 4 years
Existing bedding FREE
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 2. 

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

hotel Aotearoa Lodge - Whitianga Whitianga location
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Hotel Address:

70 Racecourse Road, Whitianga, New Zealand, 3510

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City Center
  • Whitianga
    1.1 km
Airports
  • Auckland International (AKL)
    82.4 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    14

Hotel Awards

New ZealandHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedWhitiangaAotearoa Lodge

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best 3 Star Hotels in New Zealand

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Rooms and availability

Aotearoa Lodge photos Room
Standard Studio
  • Room size:

    16 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Clothes rack
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Privilege access to executive lounge
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Glassware
  • Chocolate or cookies
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This studio features en suite bathroom, refrigerator and tea/coffee making facilities.

Aotearoa Lodge photos Room
Superior Studio
  • Room size:

    23 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Clothes rack
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Privilege access to executive lounge
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Glassware
  • Chocolate or cookies
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Superior studio which opens onto a large sun-filled deck. Includes en suite bathroom and tea/coffee making facilities.

Aotearoa Lodge photos Room
One-Bedroom Apartment
Garden view
  • Room size:

    35 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Clothes rack
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Private entrance
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Dining area
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenware
  • Chocolate or cookies
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Includes a kitchenette, dining area, sofa bed and private sun-filled deck.

Aotearoa Lodge photos Room
Two-Bedroom Apartment
Garden view
  • Room size:

    78 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    6 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Patio
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Dining area
  • Kitchen unit
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenware
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Chocolate or cookies
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Blu-ray player
  • Radio
Room Description:

Features an outdoor deck and private courtyard garden.

Aotearoa Lodge photos Room
Standard Studio
  • Room size:

    28 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Clothes rack
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Glassware
  • Chocolate or cookies
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This studio features an en suite bathroom, a refrigerator and tea/coffee making facilities. Please note that the price is based on 2 guests. Maximum occupancy is 3 (see Hotel Policies).

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Local attractions

  • Cathedral Cove2.0 km
    Coramandel HaheiNew Zealand
  • Mercury Bay Estate Winery6.1 km
    761 A Purangi Road Cooks Beach
  • The Waterworks13.4 km
    471, The 309 Road, Coromandel
  • Whitianga i-SITE Visitor Information Centre2.0 km
    66 Albert Street
  • The 309 Road12.6 km
    309 Road Between Whitianga to Coromandel

Near the hotel

  • The Lost Spring1.5 km
    121A Cook Drive Whitianga, Coromandel Peninsula
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of rooms:
      14

    Hotel Awards

    New ZealandHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedWhitiangaAotearoa Lodge

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best 3 Star Hotels in New Zealand

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    Cities nearby
    • Manukau City hotels - 76 km
    • Pauanui hotels - 26 km
    • Coromandel hotels - 12 km
    • Whangamata hotels - 45 km
    • Thames hotels - 38 km
    • Waiheke Island hotels - 54 km
    • Waihi hotels - 65 km
    • Tairua hotels - 23 km
    • Mount Wellington hotels - 77 km
    • Hahei hotels - 9 km

    Aotearoa Lodge Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Aotearoa Lodge

    Average guest rating

    8.2out of 10
    Fabulous
    Based on 30 reviews

    Guest reviews

    • Couple
      8.2

      Very clean and quite room and friendly services

      May be more hot breakfast option. We don't want to pay $12 or $17 for just bread with jam, or muesli.

    • Older travelers
      10.0

      Our host were very helpfull and friendly. Our room was superb. @Min from whitianga town centre. Very quiet place.

      Well situated and quiet.

    • Older travelers
      9.2

      Friendly and helpful welcome. Owner also operates boat trips out to caves on Mercury bay and beyond..

    • Older travelers
      10.0

      Very friendly and helpful staff, quiet and relaxing, very clean amenities, great continental breakfast,nice outlook.

    • Older travelers
      5.8

      Peace & quiet

      Internal fittings and decor run down

    • Single
      10.0

      It had a good atmosphere, convenient, clean and very welcoming

    • Older travelers
      9.4

      Very very friendly hosts and a great breakfast to start the day.

    • Older travelers
      5.0

      It was quiet

      We traveled nz for 3 months and stayed at various accomodations and this was the least value and it was the most we paid anywhere.

    • Couple
      8.2

      Good location and value for money. Very friendly staff. Breakfast included and was reasonable.

      Can get too noisy - could hear people's conversations in the next room.

    • Single
      9.2

      The 3 things I have rated as 'Excellent' above. I don't wish to complain in any way, shape or form but if you would like to pass on constructive criticism I provide the following: The Location is peaceful however, when you are in the room where I was noise from other guests is noticeable. The glass screen door when you enter that building is noticeably heard rolling back and forth (could they perhaps quieten the door some how maybe with CRC) the sliding doors on the unit bathroom doors and the other room with the fridge in it can be heard from room to room. The cleaning is immaculate well done and the decor of the units have obviously been updated and is only let down slightly by the outdated showers and this attributes to the noise with the shower recess wall and shub linings makes the water flowing sounds clearly heard from room to room. The management are lovely people.

      mingled in above - not complaints just feedback - I would recommend this as a great place to stay and have come away even thinking about the possibility of a company conference there.

    • Couple
      9.6

      Very friendly owners, very clean and modern rooms and facilities, nice quiet location off the main roads. Quite good value for money. Definitely would stay there again or recommend to others!

    • Older travelers
      7.4

      Very friendly hotel staff & owners relaxed and friendly atmosphere

    • Group of friends
      7.4

      Spacious and quiet with well maintained grounds and facilities. Helpful staff.

      Parking bays were a bit squeezy.

    • Couple
      8.2

      clean and very nice people!!

      only one thing would be no fly screen in toilet so there might be moth attracted by the light..

    • Older travelers
      5.4

      Tranquil setting

      Having stayed at several hotels in New Zealand on our trip we did not feel that this hotel was value for money.

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Aotearoa Lodge - Whitianga Whitianga location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    70 Racecourse Road, Whitianga, New Zealand, 3510

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Whitianga
      1.1 km
    Airports
    • Auckland International (AKL)
      82.4 km
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of rooms:
      14

    Hotel Awards

    New ZealandHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedWhitiangaAotearoa Lodge

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best 3 Star Hotels in New Zealand

    Use Badge