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Moanarua Beach Cottage
3 stars

Moanarua Beach Cottage

2 Hoterini Street, Whakatane 3121, New Zealand
Whakatane, New Zealand
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based on 58 reviews
58 reviews
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About Moanarua Beach Cottage

  • Bed & Breakfast Room
    Enjoy a cozy breakfast in the morning
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi, Breakfast, and Parking for free
Enjoy a unique Maori cultural experience at Moanarua Beach Cottage, which offers free Wi-Fi, an outdoor hot tub and free on-site parking. Accommodation options include a self-contained cottage and the Pohutukawa room, which is situated in the owners home. Guests enjoy free welcome drinks and snacks. Moanarua Cottage B&B is located 2 minutes' walk from Ohope Beach, which offers 11 km of white sand and breathtaking views towards an active volcano, White Island and Whale Island. Whakatane is 15 minutes' drive away. Guests can hire kayaks and a boat for harbour cruises and fishing trips. There is a communal patio deck offering beautiful beach and water views. The self-contained cottage offers a kitchenette and a private bathroom, while the private room has access to shared bathroom facilities. All accommodation includes bed linen and towels. Your included continental breakfast consists of fresh fruit, home made jam, cereals, yogurt, toast and juice.

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Amenities at Moanarua Beach Cottage

  • Hot tub
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Private bathroom
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Grill
  • Internet
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Adapter
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner


  • Wine glasses
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenware
  • Stovetop
  • Kettle
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining area
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette


  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom
  • Walk-in shower

Accessibility and suitability

  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • No smoking
  • Private entrance

Things to do

  • Beach access
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling


  • Quiet street view
  • Seating area
  • Garden view
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Carpeted
  • Storage available


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Grill
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden


  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Tumble dryer
  • Drying rack for clothing


  • Electric blankets
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Wardrobe or closet

Media and entertainment

  • Radio
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV


  • Fruits
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Dining table

Pool and spa

  • Hot tub
  • Pool towels

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking
  • Private parking

Family friendly

  • Cribs available
  • Complimentary breakfast


  • Desk

Services and conveniences

  • Bottle of water

Reviews of Moanarua Beach Cottage

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What can I expect from the breakfast at Moanarua Beach Cottage?

You can expect a fantastic breakfast with a great selection of items, including homemade jams, spreads, and fresh fruit. The hosts are known for their excellent hospitality and provide a wide variety of hot drinks, preserves, and pickles.

Are there any specific amenities provided in the rooms at Moanarua Beach Cottage?

Yes, the rooms are equipped with electric blankets, a sofa bed, and a wardrobe or closet. Additionally, you can expect a comfortable and tidy space with a seating area and garden view.

What are the hosts like at Moanarua Beach Cottage?

The hosts, Miria and Taroi, are known for their outstanding hospitality and warm, welcoming nature. Guests often mention feeling like part of the family and appreciate the hosts' advocacy for Maori culture and language.

Is parking available at Moanarua Beach Cottage?

Yes, the hotel offers free parking, providing convenient access for guests who arrive by car. This amenity ensures a hassle-free experience during your stay.

What are the nearby attractions to Moanarua Beach Cottage?

You'll find several attractions nearby, including Otarawairere Bay, Pohaturoa, and the Whakatane District Museum and Gallery. The location also offers easy access to beaches, cycling, fishing, and canoeing activities.

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Opt for a Room with a View

Several guests mentioned that the views from the rooms were spectacular. Opting for a room with a balcony facing the beach or garden comes highly recommended.

Take Advantage of the Complimentary Breakfast

Guests appreciated the delicious and varied breakfast provided by the hosts, including homemade jams and spreads. Make sure to indulge in this complimentary meal during your stay.

Embrace the Maori Cultural Experience

Many guests enjoyed the insight into Maori culture provided by the hosts. Take the opportunity to engage with the hosts and learn more about the local culture and traditions.

Enjoy the Proximity to the Beach

The property is within walking distance to the beach, making it convenient for guests to enjoy beach activities and walks along the shore.

Consider Bringing Your Pet

The hotel is pet-friendly, and several guests appreciated the option to bring their pets along. If you're a pet owner, consider taking advantage of this accommodation feature.

Appreciate the Thoughtful Hospitality

Guests consistently praised the warm and welcoming nature of the hosts. Take the time to engage with the hosts and enjoy the genuine hospitality they offer.

Take Note of the Homemade Treats

Guests raved about the homemade jams, pickles, and other treats provided during breakfast. Be sure to savor these unique and delicious offerings during your stay.

Explore the Nearby Attractions

The hotel is conveniently located near several attractions, including Otarawairere Bay and Pohaturoa. Take some time to explore these nearby points of interest.

Relax in the Hot Tub

The property offers a hot tub for guests to unwind and relax. Consider taking advantage of this amenity during your stay for an extra touch of luxury.

Engage in Outdoor Activities

Guests appreciated the availability of equipment for outdoor activities such as kayaking and cycling. If you enjoy outdoor adventures, make use of these facilities provided by the hotel.


2 Hoterini Street, Whakatane 3121

What's nearby

  • Otarawairere Bay4.1 mi
  • Pohaturoa5.3 mi
  • Whakatane District Museum and Gallery5.4 mi
  • Opotiki Beach8.4 mi
  • Motohora Island10.8 mi
  • White Island31.8 mi



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FAQs when booking at Moanarua Beach Cottage

  • Where is Moanarua Beach Cottage located?

    Moanarua Beach Cottage is located at 2 Hoterini Street, 5.7 miles from the center of Whakatane. Otarawairere Bay is the closest landmark to Moanarua Beach Cottage.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Moanarua Beach Cottage?

    Check-in time is 2:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM at Moanarua Beach Cottage.

  • Does Moanarua Beach Cottage offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Moanarua Beach Cottage offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Does Moanarua Beach Cottage offer free parking?

    Yes, Moanarua Beach Cottage offers free parking.

  • How far is Moanarua Beach Cottage from the airport?

    Moanarua Beach Cottage is 10.5 miles from Whakatane. Moanarua Beach Cottage is 42.9 miles from Rotorua.

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Value for money


Distance to city center

5.7 mi

Nearest Airport


Distance to airport

10.5 mi