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Aotearoa Lodge
Aotearoa Lodge
8.5 Excellent
70 Racecourse Road, Whitianga, New Zealand
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1.0 km from city centre, Whitianga 
ExcellentBased on 399 reviews
8.5

Aotearoa Lodge is located in Whitianga and features free Wi-Fi. It also offers highchairs, meeting rooms and free bicycle rental.

46onbuffalo
46onbuffalo
8.4 Excellent
46 Buffalo Beach Road, Whitianga, New Zealand
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0.2 km from city centre, Whitianga 
ExcellentBased on 325 reviews
8.4

On the Beach Backpackers Lodge provides comfortable 3-star accommodation in Whitianga. It also offers a ticket service, outdoor tennis courts and bicycle rental.

Waterfront Apartments Whitianga
Waterfront Apartments Whitianga
8.9 Excellent
Whitianga, New Zealand
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1.0 km from city centre, Whitianga 
ExcellentBased on 600 reviews
8.9

Waterfront Apartments Whitianga provides a comfortable setting while in Whitianga. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, a sun deck and a swimming pool.

Pipi Dune Bed & Breakfast
Pipi Dune Bed & Breakfast
9.6 Excellent
5 Pipi Dune, Whitianga, New Zealand
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0.2 km from city centre, Whitianga 
ExcellentBased on 179 reviews
9.6

Pipi Dune Bed & Breakfast is located in Whitianga and is close to Dive Zone Whitianga. It also provides an express check-in and check-out feature, free Wi-Fi and luggage storage.

Beachside Resort Whitianga
Beachside Resort Whitianga
8.4 Excellent
20 Eyre Street, Whitianga, New Zealand
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1.0 km from city centre, Whitianga 
ExcellentBased on 1,217 reviews
8.4

Beachside Resort Motel Whitianga provides 4-star accommodation in Whitianga. It also offers a kids club, outdoor tennis courts and an outdoor pool.

Tips for booking a Whitianga hotel

Cheapest month:March
Most expensive month:January
Average price in Whitianga:$98/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$15/night
Cheapest day:Friday
Most expensive day:Thursday
$27 - $197
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$62 - $146
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Beachside Resort Whitianga
Beachside Resort Whitianga
8.4 Excellent
20 Eyre Street, Whitianga, New Zealand
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1.0 km from city centre, Whitianga, New Zealand 

Beachside Resort Motel Whitianga provides 4-star accommodation in Whitianga. It also offers a kids club, outdoor tennis courts and an outdoor pool.

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46onbuffalo
46onbuffalo
8.4 Excellent
46 Buffalo Beach Road, Whitianga, New Zealand
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0.2 km from city centre, Whitianga, New Zealand 

On the Beach Backpackers Lodge provides comfortable 3-star accommodation in Whitianga. It also offers a ticket service, outdoor tennis courts and bicycle rental.

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Aotearoa Lodge
Aotearoa Lodge
8.5 Excellent
70 Racecourse Road, Whitianga, New Zealand
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1.0 km from city centre,  

Aotearoa Lodge is located in Whitianga and features free Wi-Fi. It also offers highchairs, meeting rooms and free bicycle rental.

$90
Avg. per night
Pipi Dune Bed & Breakfast
Pipi Dune Bed & Breakfast
9.6 Excellent
5 Pipi Dune, Whitianga, New Zealand
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0.2 km from city centre,  

Pipi Dune Bed & Breakfast is located in Whitianga and is close to Dive Zone Whitianga. It also provides an express check-in and check-out feature, free Wi-Fi and luggage storage.

$91
Avg. per night
Beachside Resort Whitianga
Beachside Resort Whitianga
8.4 Excellent
20 Eyre Street, Whitianga, New Zealand
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1.0 km from city centre,  

Beachside Resort Motel Whitianga provides 4-star accommodation in Whitianga. It also offers a kids club, outdoor tennis courts and an outdoor pool.

$92
Avg. per night
46onbuffalo
46onbuffalo
8.4 Excellent
46 Buffalo Beach Road, Whitianga, New Zealand
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0.2 km from city centre,  

On the Beach Backpackers Lodge provides comfortable 3-star accommodation in Whitianga. It also offers a ticket service, outdoor tennis courts and bicycle rental.

$132
Avg. per night
Waterfront Apartments Whitianga
Waterfront Apartments Whitianga
8.9 Excellent
Whitianga, New Zealand
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1.0 km from city centre,  

Waterfront Apartments Whitianga provides a comfortable setting while in Whitianga. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, a sun deck and a swimming pool.

$168
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in Whitianga

2 stars and under
46onbuffalo
#1 most popular

46onbuffalo

46 Buffalo Beach Road, Whitianga, New Zealand

8.4 Excellent
$132

Avg. per night

#2 most popular

Mana-Nui Motel

20 Albert Street, Whitianga, Whitianga, New Zealand

8.6 Excellent
$112

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3 stars
Aotearoa Lodge
#1 most popular

Aotearoa Lodge

70 Racecourse Road, Whitianga, New Zealand

8.5 Excellent
$90

Avg. per night

4 stars +
Beachside Resort Whitianga
#1 most popular

Beachside Resort Whitianga

20 Eyre Street, Whitianga, New Zealand

8.4 Excellent
$92

Avg. per night

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Where to stay in Whitianga

About Whitianga

With a prime spot on Mercury Bay, Whitianga thrives with a beachy ambience and plenty of water activities, fishing and cruises to nearby islands and coves. Whitianga also features museums, thermal hot pools and family-friendly adventures parks.

Things to do

In addition to lazy days at the beach, visitors can engage in scuba diving, kayaking and boating from Mercury Bay or the nearby Te Whanganui-A-Hei Marine Reserve. Sport fishing for tuna and marlin heats up from January through March. You can also join a chartered trip for sightseeing at the Mercury or Alderman islands.

Don’t miss experiencing The Lost Spring, a collection of hand-sculpted thermal springs nestled within tropical trees and a native New Zealand bush. Take a break from soaking to wander through amethyst and crystal-laden caves within the surrounding gardens.

Travelling with the family? Head over to Fun Zone Adventure & Family Park for an action-packed day of archery, quad bike riding, laser clay bird shooting and paintball. In a valley about 20 minutes outside the city, you can spend the day observing native birds and farm animals at Mill Creek Bird & Animal Park. There’s also a mini-golf course, train rides and fort climbing.

History and mystery take centre stage at Mercury Bay Museum Whitianga, housed within the original 1937 Dairy Factory. Exhibits highlight everything from maritime disasters to legendary explorers and early settlers to the region. You’ll also find Maori artefacts and natural history displays.

Getting around

You can rent a car at Tauranga Airport, about 172 kilometres away. Taxis and shuttles offer transportation around town, while ferries depart from Ferry Landing for popular sites.

Whitianga travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in Whitianga?

    Aotearoa Lodge is a very popular hotel in Whitianga, with a score of 8.5 from 399 reviews. Jennie's In Whitianga (9.5 from 182 reviews) and Blue Marlin Apartments (8.8 from 458 reviews) are also highly rated Whitianga hotels based on recent feedback from HotelsCombined users.

  • What is a good hotel near Cooks Beach?

    Admiral Waters is a good hotel close to Cooks Beach - it has scored 8.9 over 88 reviews from HotelsCombined users.