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Esplanade Apartments

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Outdoor pool, pool loungers
Outdoor pool, pool loungers

Overview of Esplanade Apartments

Esplanade Apartments

4 out of 5

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry
  • Hot tub
8 Esplanade, Whitianga, 3510

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationLost Spring Thermal Pools11 min walk
  • AirportWhitianga (WTZ-Whitianga Aerodrome)3 min drive
  • Popular LocationHot Water Beach25 min drive
  • Popular LocationNew Chums Beach31 min drive

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Standard Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, Kitchen (harbor view)

  • Water view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Double Beds

Standard Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, Non Smoking, Kitchen (Partial view)

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Double Beds

Standard Apartment, Kitchen (3 bedroom Ocean View)

  • Ocean view
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Double Beds

Standard Apartment, Kitchen (3 bedroom Harbor view)

  • Water view
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Double Beds and 1 Single Bed

Standard Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, Kitchen (Marina view)

  • Water view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed

Standard Apartment, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking, Kitchen (Apartment Pool)

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Standard Apartment, Multiple Bedrooms, Non Smoking, Kitchen (3 Bedroom Partial view)

  • Water view
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Double Beds and 1 Single Bed

Standard Apartment, Multiple Bedrooms, Kitchen (3 bedroom Penthouse)

  • Ocean view
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Double Beds and 2 Single Beds

About this area


Located in Whitianga, Esplanade Apartments is in the entertainment district and near the beach. Don't miss out on a visit to Lost Spring Thermal Pools. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking and scuba diving nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with hiking/biking trails and cave exploring.

What's nearby

  • Mercury Bay Museum - 1 min walk
  • Flaxmill Bay Camp Grounds - 10 min walk
  • Lost Spring Thermal Pools - 11 min walk
  • Hot Water Beach - 25 min drive
  • New Chums Beach - 31 min drive

Getting around

  • Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.) - 132 min drive


  • Motu Kitchen - 2 min walk
  • Salt Restaurant & Bar - 2 min walk
  • Blue Ginger - 3 min walk
  • Sangam Indian Cuisine - 3 min walk
  • Dino's Pizza - 3 min walk

About this property

Esplanade Apartments

4-star aparthotel near Buffalo Beach
A restaurant, an outdoor pool and a spa tub are available at this smoke-free aparthotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include laundry facilities. Each apartment provides a kitchen with a fridge, a hob, a microwave and a dishwasher. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find an LED TV with satellite channels and a DVD player, and other amenities include free WiFi and a balcony.
Esplanade Apartments offers 17 forms of accommodation with DVD players and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to balconies. Accommodation at this 4-star aparthotel has kitchens with full-sized fridge/freezers, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. LED televisions come with satellite channels.

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities


  • Near the beach


  • Outdoor pool
  • Sunloungers
  • Hot tub
  • Hot springs nearby


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Height restrictions apply for on-site parking


  • Fridge (full size)
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils


  • 1 restaurant


  • Bed sheets provided


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer


  • LED TV with satellite service
  • DVD player

Outdoor areas

  • Balcony


  • Laundry facilities


  • No pets allowed


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Lift
  • Wheelchair accessible (with limits)
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board
  • Front desk (limited hours)

Location highlights

  • In the shopping district
  • In the entertainment district

Things to do

  • Cave exploring nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Bike rentals nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Snorkelling nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Sailing nearby


  • 17 rooms
  • 4 floors
  • 1 building
  • Built in 2006

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Check-in from 2 PM - 6 PM
Late check-in subject to availability


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 6 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 6 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 3 per cent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, debit cards and cash

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Alcohol is not served at this property
Parking height restrictions apply

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

Esplanade Apartments Apartment Whitianga
Esplanade Apartments Whitianga
Esplanade Apartments Whitianga
Esplanade Apartments Aparthotel
Esplanade Apartments Aparthotel Whitianga

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 35 out of 52 reviews
5 - Excellent 67%
Rating 4 - Good. 14 out of 52 reviews
4 - Good 27%
Rating 3 - Okay. 2 out of 52 reviews
3 - Okay 4%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 52 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 52 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, room comfort
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Amenities
Amazing location right next to the playground and the ferry. Wonderful apartment with all the facilities that we wanted. Knowledgable and friendly staff.
Stayed 7 nights in Jul 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities
Great location and well presented apartments. They even gave us the choice of rooms!
Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness
Close to restaurants and stores. Very accommodating with storing our luggage and our appartment was ready when we arrived early. This was such a convenience to us as it gave us the extra time to explore Whitianga!The appartment had all the comforts of homeThis was a bonus. Very friendly and accommodating owners/ managers. I would recommend this lodging to everyone. Thanks
Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020