A trip to North Island, New Zealand will give you numerous cities to explore, as well as gorgeous natural areas. Across the island, there are hotels to meet all tastes, whether you want to be in the center of everything in Auckland or in a more remote area that lets you connect with nature. You can choose to stay in a resort with all the amenities you could possibly need, a quaint bed and breakfast, a comforting lodge, or any other type of accommodation that appeals to you. Once you know the amenities that you need during your stay, you will ready to choose your North Island, New Zealand hotel.


1.Millennium Hotel and Resort Manuels Taupo

Millennium Hotel and Resort Manuels Taupo
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The Millennium Hotel and Resort Manuels Taupo sits along the shores of the biggest lake in the country, giving amazing views of the mountains and the lake with attractions just minutes away. The resort has 39 boutique guest rooms and 12 luxurious suites for guests to stay in. Standard rooms have your choice of view with 22 square meters. Enjoy toiletries, hair dryers, DVD players, in-room entertainment, minibars, coffee and tea-making facilities, robes, slippers, and Wi-Fi. You can also make use of a private balcony. Consider a larger room or one with a minibar. You can also upgrade to a suite for extra space and a separate bedroom area and lounge, with or without a jacuzzi. The resort offers guests a heated swimming pool to go for a swim, as well as a private grotto plunge pool for a truly luxurious experience. Get in your workout in the gym and relax in the sauna. The property also offers event space, air conditioning, concierge services, laundry, and dry cleaning. When you get hungry, head to Beach 243 for casual family-style dining with your favorite dishes and fresh produce. Edgewater Restaurant serves international and New Zealand dishes. Grab a cocktail at the Lakefront Bar.

243 Lake Terrace, Waipahihi, Taupo, New Zealand, Phone: +64-73-78-51-10

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2.East Pier Hotel

East Pier Hotel
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East Pier Hotel sits along the historic Ahuriri port area in Napier, offering the oldest beachfront venue for dining, plus accommodations with amazing views. The hotel features 16 studio units, two of which are accessible, plus three family units and a set of two executive suites. All accommodations have sea view decks with your choice of twin or super king rooms. All units also have mod cons, multi-channel Sky TVs, amazing views, and Wi-Fi. The Bridal Suite has wraparound decks. Other amenities include irons, ironing boards, clock radios, bar fridges, hair dryers, air conditioning, daily room service, kitchenettes or kitchens, phones, heating, and available cots and/or high chairs. The property is truly beachfront, with every spacious room opening right onto the beachfront reserves and the cycle/boardwalk way. The on-site restaurant and bar is award winning. It is perfect for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or snacks any time of the day. The restaurant also has excellent wine. Whether you dine inside the brasserie or outside on the deck, you will get 180-degree panoramic views of the ocean and coastline.

60 Nelson Quay, Ahuriri, Napier, New Zealand, Phone: +64-0-68-34-00-35

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3.Hahei Horizon Bed & Breakfast

Hahei Horizon Bed & Breakfast
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Hahei Horizon Bed & Breakfast sits in the heart of Hahei, surrounded by native trees and amazing views of the sea. There are three guestrooms to choose from, all of which are spacious and filled with the amenities you want. The Pa and The Cove are the guestrooms, sitting on the middle and upper floors, respectively. The Bach is the suite. All accommodations include quality linens, electric blankets, ensuite bathrooms, heated towel rails, beach towels, spades for the beach, toiletries, and hair dryers. You will also find wireless internet, fridges, fridges, and facilities to make tea and coffee. Some rooms also have private entrances and all have private decks with tables and chairs. The rooms can sleep up to two guests while the suite can sleep three. Guests are welcome to make use of the hot tub on the deck, which is perfect for admiring the stars. Make use of the guest entrance and off-street parking. Start the day off with the delicious breakfast, including a cooked meal or a selection of fruit, yogurt, bread, and cereal. Eat it in your room, in the dining room, or on the deck.

20 Grierson Close, Hahei, Whitianga, Phone: +64-78-66-32-81

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4.At Parkland Place

At Parkland Place
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At Parkland Place provides accommodations in a purpose-built modern home that sits next to farmland, scenic reserves, and an estuary. The four private rooms offer European hospitality and hotel-style bed and breakfast accommodations. All rooms feature luxurious appointments, including ensuite bathrooms, free wireless internet, large flat-screen TVs, clock radios, comfortable seating, quality Rimu furniture, and writing desks. Other amenities can include tea and coffee-making facilities, and a fridge. Choose from a double, a triple, or a double/twin. Get additional privacy from the private guest entry. Guests can head outside to the garden area for relaxation in the shaded areas or on the sun loungers. Make use of the BBQs to prepare your favorite foods. Guests can enjoy professional massage services for relaxation, such as Paraffin Wax Hand Treatments, Facial Treatments featuring Herbal Steam Cleansing, and Hot Stone Therapy. Beaches with safe swimming are just a few minutes away by foot. Borrow a kayak to paddle in the estuary. The staff can help you book nearby adventures and activities, from scenic boat cruises to trips to The Lost Spring or Cathedral Cove. Start the day in the large dining room with a continental breakfast. At any time, guests can make use of the guest fridge or the private tea and coffee-making facilities.

14 Parkland Place, Brophy’s Beach, Whitianga, New Zealand, Phone: +64-78-66-49-87

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5.Grafton Cottage and Chalets

Grafton Cottage and Chalets
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Grafton Cottage and Chalets sits perfectly to deliver panoramic views of the Thames and the sea. Guests stay in private chalets secluded in a tree-lined setting that provides peace and quiet. Choose from a studio or a one- or two-bedroom cedar chalet. All accommodations have unlimited Wi-Fi, ensuite bathrooms, adjoining decks, electric blankets, heaters, fans, coffee and tea-making facilities, microwaves, fridge, toasters, kettles, and TVs. Three of the chalets are completely self-contained with full kitchens. Housekeeping is included. Some chalets can also connect for larger groups, in which case the inn offers discounts. Relax in the pool to unwind or do the same in the spa. There is also plenty of comfortable seating on the deck for great views. Park on the property for convenience. There is also a playground, a minibar, and laundry. The day always begins with a delicious breakfast to energize you. The continental breakfast is delivered right to your unit or enjoy tea, coffee, home baked cookies, and fresh milk upon arrival. There are also complimentary nightcaps featuring local liqueur. Guests can use the BBQ to prepare their own meals whenever the urge strikes. If you want to dine somewhere else, book the courtesy dinner shuttle.

304 Grafton Road, Thames, New Zealand, Phone: +64-78-68-99-71

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6.Abaco on Jervois

Abaco on Jervois
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Abaco on Jervois provides guests with quality accommodations in the unique Ponsonby suburb that is close to downtown Auckland yet on a lively yet quiet street. This location provides guests with easy access to restaurants, cafes, shops, and more. Accommodations include studio or suite apartments with a long list of amenities, including air conditioning, satellite TV, a kitchenette, and complimentary internet. There is also daily housekeeping. Rooms can also feature separate lounge areas, full kitchen facilities, separate showers, spa baths, and/or walk-in showers. Two-bedroom suites are available for those who want more space or have more guests in their party. Relax outside on the property, including on the upper balcony. There is free on-site parking for the convenience of guests. The hotel is also environmentally conscious. The staff are ready to offer travel advice and assist with reservations so your stay in Auckland goes off without a hitch.

57 Jervois Road, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand, Phone: +64-93-60-68-50

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7.Blairgowrie House

Blairgowrie House
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Blairgowrie House Bed and Breakfast lets guests stay in a restored 1916 bungalow that is just five minutes from Cambridge. The property has the charm of its days as an Edwardian homestead but with all the modern conveniences today’s travelers want. Enjoy free Wi-Fi in the rooms and public areas. Expect other amenities like slippers, soft bathrobes, toiletries, electric blankets, air conditioning and heat pumps, LCD TVs, quality Egyptian cotton sheets, and down and feather duvets. Rooms also feature utility cabinets with cutlery and a dinner set, a toaster, a fridge, a breakfast table with chairs, and cozy chairs. You can opt for a room with a private deck and French doors leading to it. The property spans five acres of land, giving guests plenty of space to explore and a high level of privacy. You can explore the spacious country garden or admire the collection of vintage machinery. The bed and breakfast offers guest laundry facilities for a small charge. The day always begins with a complimentary continental breakfast, which you can upgrade to a cooked breakfast if you prefer. For other meals, make use of the communal microwave.

75 Peake Road, Pukeroro, Cambridge, Waikato, New Zealand, Phone: +64-21-65-90-73

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8.Braxmere

Braxmere
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Braxmere sits along Lake Taupo’s southern edge, offering the perfect destination to get away from the hustle and bustle of life. The property offers ten individual studios along the lake, in a perfect location with easy access to attractions plus plenty of privacy. All apartments have separate bedrooms featuring king size beds. The bathrooms are also incredibly spacious. The kitchens feature everything you need to make tea and coffee plus two cooking hobs, microwave ovens, and sandwich presses. Enjoy a dining table with chairs, a comfortable fold out sofa, a private patio, and a TV. Most apartments can accommodate four guests. There is wireless internet on site, just ask for connection information at reception. You will find nature and greenery in every direction, both on the property and next to it. The property also prides itself on offering the best restaurant in the area. The restaurant serves a la carte dishes in a gorgeous setting and is available for lunch or dinner. You can also stop by for coffee and some cake. The property will also gladly host your event.

88 Waihi Road, Tokaanu, New Zealand, Phone: +64-0-73-86-64-49

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9.Novotel New Plymouth Hobson

Novotel New Plymouth Hobson
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The Novotel New Plymouth Hobson provides spacious accommodations that are adaptable and contemporary. Choose from Studio Rooms, Executive Rooms, Superior Rooms, or One or Two Bedroom Apartments. Regardless of your chosen accommodations, you will get to enjoy ensuite bathrooms, air conditioning, Sky TVs, fridges, minibars, facilities to make tea and coffee, and complimentary wireless internet. All accommodations also have work desks, hair dryers, irons, ironing boards, phones, and alarm clocks. You can request a newspaper and a cot or order room service any time of the day. Upgrade for extra space, floor to ceiling windows, bathrobes, higher floors for better views, Nespresso coffee machines, kitchenettes, and/or separate living areas with another TV. For the convenience of guests, the hotel offers free parking. Head to Governors Eatery + Bar for regional dishes with local produce and your choice of outdoor or indoor dining areas. Enjoy a specialty cocktail or New Zealand wine. The restaurant is open for all three meals. Reserve a spot at Governors High Tea for a unique experience or visit the Piano Bar on Friday nights.

Cnr Hobson & Leach Streets, PO box 8142, New Plymouth, New Zealand, Phone: +64-67-69-95-79

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10.Tongariro Crossing Lodge

Tongariro Crossing Lodge
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Tongariro Crossing Lodge offers guests spacious suites with superb personal attention in a tranquil garden setting. This boutique lodge is family owned and operated, offering homey accommodations with the amenities you need and a location in National park Village. Suites offer guests ensuite bathrooms, coffee and tea-making facilities, dining tables/desks, and fully equipped kitchens that the guests share with another suite. Other amenities include irons, ironing boards, outdoor seating, verandahs, wireless internet, TVs, toasters, separate showers, full-sized fridges, microwaves, communal BBQs, hair dryers, heating, and views. You can also request a high chair. Self-contained units have fully upgraded bathrooms and kitchens plus open living spaces with sofas and dining tables. There are also two-bedroom suites, kitchenettes, and private bathrooms. Make use of the common areas, like seating areas both inside and out and the BBQ. The small size of the lodge allows for more personalized service. Visit the garden bar for a nice drink or visit the lounge bar for a mulled wine during the chillier months.

27 Carroll Street, National Park Village, New Zealand, Phone: +64-78-92-26-88

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11.Matamata Central Motel

Matamata Central Motel
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Matamata Central Motel is the newest motel in Matamata, although it has already been in operation for almost nine years. The units are fully serviced and self-contained, offering guests plenty of privacy as well as convenience. Every unit has air conditioning for the summer as well as heat pumps for the winter. Studio units sleep one or two guests with cooking facilities, a large bathroom, and a 32-inch TV. One-bedroom units also sleep one or two but add large comfortable chairs plus couches. Two-bedroom family units can sleep up to six guests, featuring two separate bedrooms with 42-inch TVs plus a 32-inch TV in the main room, four hobs, a large freezer and fridge, a dishwasher, and large chairs plus a couch. Guests can also enjoy the free wireless internet. The property is just a few minutes away, by foot, from bars and restaurants. Or you can visit the large Matamata Club. Leave your car at the motel with its convenient parking and explore the area on foot. This property is ideal for those who want to visit Hobbiton, go for walks, visit hot mineral pools, or do one of a number of other outdoor activities.

42 Waharoa Rd West, Matamata, New Zealand, Phone: +64-0-78-80-94-87

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12.Kiwi House Waiheke

Kiwi House Waiheke
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Kiwi House offers guests the chance to stay in a unique bed and breakfast in Waiheke Island. The property is a six-bedroom home spread across two floors. In addition to Kiwi House, guests can stay in one of two self-contained one-bedroom apartments in Oneroa village known as Oneroa Bay Villas or in Amigos, a four-bedroom home in Surfdale. Kiwi House itself sleeps up to 12 guests in three twin single rooms and three double rooms. This makes it perfect for individuals, couples, or small groups. Guests can make use of the free Wi-Fi to stay connected at all times. Amenities include shared or private bathrooms, your choice of beds, and hair dryers. Some also have private decks. The home has expansive decks for guests to enjoy or you can sit and relax in the garden area. The location of the property means that everything from Oneroa Beach to Blackpool to the village are less than ten minutes away by foot. There are also convenient bus stops within just 100 meters of the inn. Use the property’s off-road parking and take public transit. The property offers beach towels for rent for your convenience. Guests can borrow an iron. The day begins with continental breakfast in the dining room. Make use of the kitchenette with its microwave, tea and coffee-making supplies, a small fridge, and barbeque facilities.

23 Kiwi Street, Oneroa, Waiheke Island, New Zealand, Phone: +64-93-72-91-23

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13.The Tauranga on the Waterfront Motel

The Tauranga on the Waterfront Motel
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The Tauranga on the Waterfront Motel overlooks one of the gorgeous inlets of Tauranga while being incredibly close to the area’s attractions. Guests can enjoy affordable and luxurious accommodations. All accommodations are studios or suites, offering all of the amenities that guests could want. Expect amenities like phones, flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, radios, air conditioning, ceiling fans, irons, toiletries, alarm clocks, seating areas, kitchenettes, ensuite bathrooms, and hair dryers. The kitchenettes at least feature fridges, microwaves, kitchenware, toasters, electric kettles, and dining areas. You can also take advantage of the free newspapers and request a cot. Suites on the ground floor have outdoor seating areas that you can reach via sliding glass doors. You can also choose a room with a spa bath and/or a patio. The motel provides guests with free wireless internet as well as free parking. If you need to wash clothing during your stay, use the guest laundry for a small fee. The property also has a spacious conference center with full-length windows.

1 Second Avenue, Tauranga, New Zealand, Phone: +64-75-78-70-79

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14.Anchorage Resort Heritage Collection

Anchorage Resort Heritage Collection
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Anchorage Resort is part of the Heritage Collection, sitting in a gorgeous complex right along Lake Taupo. The self-contained motel accommodations are serviced with your choice of studios or apartments with one, two, or three bedrooms. All have complimentary Wi-Fi and air conditioning, while some also have underfloor heating. Accommodations feature Smart TVs with YouTube, Netflix, and more already installed. They feature full kitchens or kitchenettes as well as complimentary toiletries, daily housekeeping, private balconies or patios complete with furniture, and One Fairtrade coffee and tea. You can also enjoy double sofa beds, spa baths, lake views, convenient pool access, dishwashers, and/or private BBQs. Guests can make use of the free parking on-site. Relax in the outdoor pool area with its large spa and heated pools. Inside, you will find another spa plus a sauna. Guests can borrow one of the four cruiser bikes to explore. Ask for assistance from the concierge or borrow a DVD player and a movie from the extensive DVD library. You can use the guest laundry facilities. Visit Empower Fitness with for free during your stay. In addition to the accommodation’s kitchenettes, there are free guest BBQs. Enjoy a café style breakfast delivered to your room.

346 Lake Terrace, Taupo, New Zealand, Phone: +64-73-78-55-42

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15.Peppers Parehua Martinborough

Peppers Parehua Martinborough
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Peppers Parehua gives guests views of Martinborough’s world famous rolling hills. Every villa and cottage features individual design elements and they have air conditioning. Choose accommodations with gourmet kitchens. Amenities can include underfloor heating in the bathrooms, private patios, kitchenettes or kitchens, cable TVs, DVD/CD players, private outdoor seating, minibars, open gas fireplaces, robes, slippers, dressing rooms, spa baths, open plan living areas, private outdoor hot tubs, private entertaining areas, and/or laundry facilities. When you want to stay on site, make use of the private lake with its jetty. Stay inside by the indoor fireplace or go outside to make use of the tennis court. You can also play croquet or petanque. Guests will find easy access to the vineyards on foot, or the coastal track. The area is also great for biking and horseback riding to your destination. Borrow a retro bike from the hotel. Dine at the Pavilion Restaurant, open for breakfast or dinner, or grab a drink at the outdoor bar. The open bar is perfect for pre-dinner fine wines from the region. You can also request a breakfast hamper delivered to your door in the morning.

New York Street West, Martinborough, North Island, New Zealand, Phone: +64-33-60-10-63

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16.Chantilly’s Lake Taupo

Chantilly’s Lake Taupo
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Chantilly’s Motor Lodge in Taupo markets itself as the best motel in Taupo, offering luxury self-contained units along with an air-conditioned venue. The motel apartment accommodations include studio rooms as well as a honeymoon suite and one or two-bedroom apartments. All come with either mountain or lake views. Enjoy free broadband ADSL and wireless for simple communication. Other amenities include inviting living areas, new furniture, modern kitchens, and new furniture. All accommodations are serviced daily to deliver a high level of service. There are also personalized extras to enhance your comfort. Studios feature microwaves, coffeemakers, tea-making facilities, fridges, dishes and cutlery, desks, irons, underfloor heating, electric blankets, phones, TVs with Sky Digital channels, hair dryers, and DVD players. Other room types can add double spa baths, dining furniture, lounge furniture, and separate bedrooms. Some even have private furnished balconies. Make use of the free on-site parking. The motor lodge’s location is only 250 meters from the town center, putting shopping, restaurants, and more a short walk away. You can also walk to the Lakefront incredibly quickly. Although there is no onsite restaurant, many local restaurants offer charge-back service with advanced notice.

112 Tamamutu Street, Lake Taupo, New Zealand, Phone: +64-73-76-57-20

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17.Rotorua Hideaway Lodge

Rotorua Hideaway Lodge
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Rotorua Hideaway Lodge sits on four acres of land for a true countryside feel despite just being five minutes away from the center of town. The spacious accommodations maximize comfort, with well-appointed kitchenettes and bathrooms. Choose from a studio unit, a one-bedroom unit, a family unit (with one bedroom), and a luxury, standard, or large two-bedroom apartment. All types of accommodations have at least unlimited wireless internet, televisions, private bathrooms, showers, and sofas. Upgrade for more space, a bathtub, an extra bed or sofa bed, a fireplace, a BBQ, outdoor seating, and/or a full kitchen. The property is pet-friendly and there is plenty of fenced-in area for your pooch to enjoy time off the leash. Guests can make use of the undercover, outdoor parking. The location of the lodge gives guests easy access to a range of local attractions, including Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland, Te Puia Thermal Reserve, and Waimangu Volcanic Valley.

463 Ngongotaha Road, Rotorua, New Zealand, Phone: +64-73-57-47-17

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18.Snowy Waters - The Old Nurses Home

Snowy Waters - The Old Nurses Home
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Snowy Waters – The Old Nurses Home is one of two accommodations from Snowy Waters, also known as the Lodge. The Old Nurses Home has ten rooms to sleep 29 guests. The Villa has four rooms for 11 guests. The Lodge (The Old Nurses Home) features four double rooms, a twin, a triple, two quads, and two family rooms. All of the bedding is included and there are separate male and female bathrooms, each featuring two hand basins, three toilets, and three showers. The Lodge gives guests amazing views of Mt. Ruapehu, including in the sunny north-facing lounge. Make use of the laundry and drying room. The property has central heating and a fireplace. Use the rustic-themed kitchen with everything you need. The outdoor area of the property includes BBQs, a big open fireplace, a wood-fired pizza oven, and a heated spa pool with amazing views. There are also free Wi-Fi vouchers and off-street parking. Kids will enjoy the Snowy Train, a mini-petanque, a pet goat, a miniature horse, and the playground. The reception staff stay onsite and are able to help you with transportation, including to Tongariro Crossing, a jet boat trip, Whanganui River, and more. Snowy Waters itself is a renovated nurses’ home that sits on five acres of grounds that are parklike.

58 Ward Street, Raetihi, New Zealand, Phone: +64-0-63-85-31-57

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19.Thornton Beach Holiday Park

Thornton Beach Holiday Park
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Thornton Beach Holiday Park is just five minutes away from country cafes and shopping but a bit off the beaten path. There are four choices for accommodation, including the Park Motel, Tourist Flats, Standard Cabins, and Camp Sites. There are also longer-term options for those who plan to be in the area for a while. There are 78 camping and caravan sites, some of which are pet-friendly and which offer power and water. There are two standard cabins, each sleeping four people with a table and chairs, private deck, TV, and access to the communal facilities for cooking, showers, and toilets. These do not include towels, bedding, cutlery, or cooking utensils. There are five tourist flats for up to four people. Each feature two bedrooms and a kitchen/dining/lounge area. The kitchen is fully equipped, including crockery, a pantry, a cooktop, and more. You also get an ensuite bathroom, a deck with outdoor furniture, a TV, and pillows. You can bring your own bedding and towels or rent some. The park motel units are the best equipped, with two units sleeping five each. These are two bedrooms with a spacious bathroom and full kitchen facilities. On-site activities and facilities include a public toilet by the river, laundry, kitchens, patrolled beaches, a playground, a boat ramp, a jumping pillow, and more. Communal areas include a great BBQ area.

163 Thornton Beach Road, Whakatane, New Zealand, Phone: +64-0-73-04-82-96

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20.The Devon Hotel & Conference Centre

The Devon Hotel & Conference Centre
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The Devon Hotel & Conference Centre provides luxurious accommodation in the central area of New Plymouth. The accommodations include various bed configurations for up to four guests, spa baths, studio units, and more. Choose from the Standard Suite, Single Studio, Queen or King Studio, or Twin Queen Deluxe Studio. All have fridges, complimentary fiber optic Wi-Fi, tea and coffee-making facilities, and flat-screen TVs. You will appreciate luxurious bathrooms, amazing views from the balconies, and spacious rooms. Guests can spend some time relaxing in one of the property’s gardens or courtyards. Take a swim in the heated outdoor pool before letting your muscles relax in the spa. The hotel offers bikes for guests to borrow, perfect for exploring the area. Guests can access the New Plymouth Aquatic Centre and Gym and can receive guest passes for Ngamotu Golf Club. There are also guest computers, same-day dry cleaning, guest laundry, 24-hour in-room dining, and PlayStation consoles and games. Park your car for free on site. The Marbles Buffet was recently refurbished completely, offering innovative dishes made with fresh local produce. There are a minimum of 18 hot dishes each day with world flavors plus a live cooking station. Get a drink from The Rocks Lounge Bar while enjoying it by the fire.

390 Devon Street East, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand, Phone: +64-08-00-84-33-38

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21.Motel Villa Del Rio

Motel Villa Del Rio
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Motel Villa Del Rio is just a few minutes from Whangarei City, making it the closest of your motel choices to numerous local attractions. There are 11 self-contained units as well as a three-bedroom house for guests to choose from, offering options for individuals and groups alike. There are eight one-bedroom apartments, each sleeping up to four guests. There are also three studios, sleeping either two or three guests. The three-bedroom house sleeps up to six guests. Guest rooms have free broadband internet as well as Sky TV for entertainment. Studios have ensuite bathrooms, showers, mini-kitchens, toasters, irons, and ironing boards. Studio Plus accommodations have a microwave, coffee and tea-making facilities, and Sky TV. One-bedroom apartments have full kitchens with ovens, toasters, microwaves, crockery, and cutlery. The three-bedroom house has all of that plus extra room and Guest Select Sky TV for over 50 channels. The motel offers a range of facilities to help guests rejuvenate, including an outdoor swimming pool plus a spa pool. Both of those surround you with the Spanish-inspired and park-like environment of the motel. There is also a paid sauna. Guests are welcome to make use of the BBQ with gas. Other available services include laundry, photocopying, and chargeback meals at certain restaurants.

118 Maunu Rd, Whangarei, New Zealand, Phone: +64-94-38-71-86

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22.Gilmer Apartment Hotel

Gilmer Apartment Hotel
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Gilmer Apartment Hotel offers apartment accommodations that are just two minutes away from the Terrace and Lambton Quay by foot. Every apartment has a kitchenette, ensuite bathroom, and full furnishings. Long-term stays are available for competitive rates. Queen studios have fully-equipped kitchenettes, satellite TV channels on a flat-screen TV, Sky Guest Select, in-room washers and dryers, washing powder, hair dryers, and complimentary internet, all in 20 square meters. King apartments are similar with an available super king apartment. One Bedroom Twin-Share Apartments include a shared bedroom with two Double Beds plus the other amenities. The Two Bedroom Apartments have two double beds in separate rooms. Guests who book directly get free unlimited Wi-Fi as well as complimentary access to the nearby Habit Health and Fitness Club. The property also offers valet laundry, valet dry cleaning, wake-up calls, and parking. You can also grab earplugs or take advantage of faxing and photocopying. The apartments include daily servicing and there is luggage hold service. Grab a newspaper from the lobby.

10 Gilmer Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand, Phone: +64-0-50-84-44-56-37

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23.Alpine Lake Motor Lodge

Alpine Lake Motor Lodge
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The Alpine Lake Motor Lodge provides guests with self-contained accommodations right in the center of Taupo for easy access to numerous local attractions. Always stay connected thanks to the free Wi-Fi in the rooms and public areas. The spacious rooms all have underfloor heating, air conditioning, comfortable chairs, irons, fridges, desks, hair dryers, phones, and satellite TVs with DVD players. All feature kitchen facilities so you can prepare your own meals if you wish. Most rooms also have truly relaxing spa baths. Accommodations can also feature walk-in private courtyards with furniture, spa baths featuring TV viewing windows, super king beds, hot tubs, separate showers, private BBQs, enough space for families, dining tables, and/or comfortable sofas. Depending on your chosen unit, it can accommodate up to six guests. Make use of the guest laundry facilities so you never run out of clean clothes. Guests will enjoy the air conditioning and the free parking. This includes secure parking for bikes and motorcycles as well as ski gear. Leave your vehicle on-site and take the five-minute walk to restaurants, shops, and lake activities. You can also take advantage of the guest laundry facilities and the guest barbeque area.

141 Heuheu Street, Taupo, New Zealand, Phone: +64-73-78-08-99

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24.Cheviot Park Motor Lodge

Cheviot Park Motor Lodge
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The Cheviot Park Motor Lodge and Conference Center provides guests with self-contained accommodations in a convenient location. There are 17 units, including studios and accommodations with one or three bedrooms. Studios have queen or king beds, some offering an extra studio bed. One-bedroom suites have king or queen beds plus a single bed and three-bedroom houses can accommodate up to eight guests in two queen beds and four singles. The property has air conditioning to keep everyone comfortable as well as ultra-fast fiber broadband Wi-Fi for connectivity. All accommodations also have SKY Guest Select with over 50 channels and MySky, 5GB of Wi-Fi, outdoor furniture, and fully equipped kitchens with microwaves. Units also always have irons, fans, hair dryers, tables, chairs, and couches. Units on the ground floor have free parking directly outside. Make use of the guest laundry so you never run out of dirty clothes. Relax in the spa pool or the swimming pool. The property also has four EV chargers, a photocopier, same-day dry cleaning and laundry, and wheelchair access. Enjoy a cooked or continental breakfast in the morning. Prepare your other meals in your room or in the barbeque area. The lodge offers chargebacks from many local restaurants and takeaways.

Cnr Western Hills Dr & Cheviot St, Whangarei, New Zealand, Phone: +64-94-38-23-41

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25.The Sebel Quay West Auckland

The Sebel Quay West Auckland
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The Sebel Quay West Auckland provides guests with one or two-bedroom suites right in the heart of the Central Business District. Guests enjoy full-service amenities from the 4.5-star hotel as well as the conveniences they expect from a private residence, all within walking distance of attractions. The contemporary apartments have large balconies with amazing views and furniture and deluxe kitchens. Apartments with two bedrooms have multiple bathrooms. All units have separate showers and baths, hair dryers, toiletries, and bathrobes. The separate dining and lounge area has a comfortable double sofa bed. There is also complimentary Wi-Fi so you can always stay connected. Stay entertained via the LCD TVs with Sky TV channels plus on-demand movies, or use the radio alarm clock with its iPod docking station. Rooms also have safe deposit boxes, individual air conditioning, and fully equipped laundry facilities with washers, dryers, irons, and complimentary washing powder. The property has its own gym on-site. Or get in your workout or have some fun in the swimming pool before relaxing in the sauna or spa. If you do not feel like exploring the area for a restaurant or putting your kitchen to use, visit Vue Restaurant & Attica for a meal. Grab a warm drink, breakfast, or lunch at the on-site Up Café.

8 Albert Street Auckland, New Zealand, Phone: +64-93-09-60-00

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