Whangarei has plenty of places to stay ranging from budget accommodation through to self contained holiday homes. There are a good choice of hotels and motels in the City along with holiday parks, backpackers, bed and breakfasts and apartments. For a self contained holiday on the move, you can’t beat hiring a New Zealand motor home. Motor homes come in all shapes and sizes and can be rented from depots in Auckland and all the major Cities. Kea, Maui, Britz and Apollo all provide modern 2, 4 and 6 berth motor homes which are perfect for exploring the Northland area. Four star hotel accommodation can be found at the Kingsgate Hotel Whangarei which is right on the doorstep of the town basin providing great views over the marina.
Its central location and excellent features including an indoor swimming pool, spa gym and sauna make it a popular choice. The quiet and leafy Comfort Hotel Settlers is situated beside the beautiful Hatea River and is not far from the Whangarei Falls. The hotel rooms all have opening windows and there is an outdoor pool to relax in. The hotel has comprehensive conference facilities including a business centre, convention centre and two meeting rooms. Whangarei harbour extends all the way from Whangarei to Whangarei Heads and the road out there passes by a series of beautiful bays, beaches and settlements. There is a good choice of accommodation here which covers a broad range of options. Whangarei is a good place to start your Northland holiday. It is the gateway to the Tutukaka Coast, Bay of Islands and all of Northland’s attractions.
If you are after self contained accommodation there are holiday homes and apartments throughout the Whangarei region. This form of accommodation is the ideal option for longer stays and larger families who need more room to move and storage space for the boat. Whangarei attractions and activities are easily accessible from all types of Whangarei accommodation. If you are taking a Whangarei tour, most operators will provide transfers to and from your accommodation and even if you need to meet a tour in the City, walking distances are reasonable and the public transport system is good. Further north accommodation can be found at the towns of Paihia and Russell in the Bay of Islands to suit all styles and budgets. Talk to our travel agents today to find out which form of Whangarei accommodation is right for you.