Where to Find Accommodations with Kitchens and Cooking Facilities in Whakatane and Ohope
Enjoy the conveniences of home when visiting the seaside town of Whakatane or its neighbouring Ohope Beach by staying in accommodation with kitchen facilities. We’ve compiled a list of all of the best self-catering accommodations in Whakatane and Ohope to make your trip-planning this little bit easier.
While you’re here, plan the rest of your stay with The Complete Travel Guide to Whakatane and the 13 Best Things to Do in Whakatane.
1. 37 The Landing Motel
When it comes to self-catering accommodations, you’ll find plenty of motels in Whakatane. One of the most upmarket options is 37 The Landing Motel with units featuring full double-glazed windows (yes, that’s a rarity in New Zealand), spa bath bathrooms with a separate shower, large beds with electric blankets and full cooking facilities. There’s an array of motel units available, from various grades of studios to lavish two-bedroom apartments. See more like this in the 10 Best Motels in Whakatane & Ohope.
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2. Ohope Beach Motel
With a beachfront location, self-catering facilities and an affordable rate, Ohope Beach Motel is a must for travellers on a budget. There are units to suit just about any group size, from the affordable studio units for couples to the larger family and group units sleeping six. The motel in Ohope makes choosing a unit easy, as all of them have a fully-equipped kitchen, as well as Sky TV and WiFi. You can also make the most of sunny days around the barbecue. See more like this in the 10 Best Budget Accommodations in Whakatane & Ohope.
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3. Ohope Beach TOP 10 Holiday Park
The Ohope Beach TOP 10 Holiday Park is the ultimate summer hotspot thanks to its beachfront location. It has accommodation to suit just about any traveller, from budget cabins to more luxurious self-contained motel units. The holiday park is most popular with families thanks to its swimming pool with hydro slides, jumping pillow, games room, beach volleyball, tennis/basketball court, kids’ club, mini-golf and the list goes on. While there’s a communal kitchen and rooms with private kitchens, there’s also a cafe on-site operating in summer so you don’t have to venture too far for a morning espresso. See more like this in the 10 Best Family Accommodations in Whakatane.
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4. Sunrise Accommodation
Another type of self-catering accommodation in Whakatane and Ohope to consider is a holiday home. One of the highest-rated in the area is the Sunrise Accommodation in Coastlands, just a short drive outside of Whakatane. This pet-friendly one-bedroom holiday home sleeps up to four people across a double bed and a sofa bed. Guests are treated to a large kitchen where breakfast is already waiting. Between the dining table and landscaped gardens, you have some delightful places to enjoy home-cooked meals together.
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5. Livingston Motel
Relax and enjoy a quiet night at the Livingston Motel. After cooking up a meal in your well-equipped kitchen (minus an oven), be pampered in your unit’s spa bath. There are a variety of studio units available to suit a range of budgets, while groups and families have one- and two-bedroom units to enjoy with more space. Enjoy drinking plunger coffee, tea or drinking chocolate in the mornings too.
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6. Aquarius Motel
Just 100m (109 yards) from Ohope Beach, Aquarius Motel is a great motel choice just a short drive from Whakatane town. The motel consists of seven family units and two studio units, making this more of an ideal stay for groups and families. All rooms have kitchen facilities, while the motel can even organise fishing trips if you want to go out and catch your own dinner.
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7. Beachpoint Apartments
Aside from stellar views of Ohope Beach and out to White Island, the Beachpoint Apartments offers fantastic kitchen facilities in each apartment. Stay in the well-appointed fully self-contained apartments with luxurious extras like a large deck, a heated swimming pool and a barbecue area. The one-bedroom apartments are a romantic option for couples, while the two-bedroom apartments are ideal for families or two couples travelling together.
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- Beachpoint Apartments on Booking.com
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- Beachpoint Apartments on Expedia
8. Amber Court Motel
On the edge of town lining the Mokoroa Bush Reserve, the Amber Court Motel offers an alternative and tranquil location for your stay in Whakatane. Guests will find the facilities they need within their units to prepare breakfast and light meals, while the barbecue area in the stunning flower gardens is a nice way to enjoy some alfresco cooking. There are studio rooms, various one-bedroom units, family units and access units.
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9. One88 on Commerce
One of the most upmarket motels in Whakatane, One88 on Commerce provides a lavish stay in the town centre. Relaxation is the highlight of your stay in one of the spa suites or the one- or two-bedroom suites, each with a spa bath and separate shower. Prepare meals in your open-plan kitchen with a ceramic cooktop and dishwasher and kick back with a movie on your smart TV. See more accommodations like this in the 10 Best Motels in Whakatane.
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10. Alton Lodge Motel
Simple yet affordable, the Alton Lodge Motel is well worth considering for budget travellers looking for their own space with a kitchen. All of the studios, twin studios and one- and two-bedroom units have full kitchens including hotplates, microwaves and ovens, so your meals are sorted. Accommodation is warm thanks to the addition of heatpumps in each room, while those needing to cool off will likely enjoy the swimming pool in summer.
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More Self-Catering Accommodations in Whakatane and Ohope Beach
That’s it for our list of the best self-catering accommodations in Whakatane and Ohope Beach. For more places to stay, as well as things to do, check out these recommendations:
- 10 Best Hotels in Whakatane & Ohope
- 5 Best Backpacker Hostels in Whakatane
- The Food Guide to Whakatane: Places to Eat & Food Tours
Finally, if there’s anything we’ve missed, you’re likely to find it in The Complete Travel Guide to Whakatane.