Joanne and Mervyn Trebes

20 Albert Street
PO Box 35
Whitianga 3542
New Zealand

Phone: +64 7 866 5599
Fax: +64 7 866 5599

$135.00 to $310.00 (1 or 2 persons)
Depending on season and or unit.
Each extra person / child $20.00
Prices may be subject to change.


Welcome to Mana-Nui Motel, Whitianga

If you are looking for Whitianga motel accommodation, Mana-Nui Motel is the place to stay while on holiday in the beachside resort town of Whitianga, Mercury Bay, on the Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand.

Your hosts Mervyn and Joanne Trebes warmly welcome you and extend their genuine Kiwi hospitality during your stay at their owner-operated 3 to 4 star 12 unit motel, situated in a prime position on the main street, Albert St, Whitianga.

Central Town Location. 12 ground-floor units offering a clean, comfortable, affordable stay, all with free on site parking. 5 older classic block walled family units. 7 studio units, including 6 spacious studio units built 2002. Family environment, closest motel to shopping centre. Short, flat walk to restaurants, cafes, shops, beachfront, wharf, marina, museum, bowling green and Whitianga Hotel. No excuse to drink and drive, stay safe while lodging at the Mana-Nui Motel.

Some of the best beaches in New Zealand like Buffalo Beach, Kuaotunu, Rings Beach, Hot Water Beach, Hahei, Cathedral Cove, Flaxmill Bay, Front Beach, New Chums Beach, Cooks Beach, Purangi estuary all fronting the Pacific ocean are all within an easy drive of the Mana-Nui Motel.

The Whitianga information centre, i-site, is only 2 blocks away featuring Coromandel accommodation, motels, apartments, ocean resorts, tourist activities available and supplying many more points of interest to make your stay more enjoyable when travelling / searching / exploring the oceanside area around Mercury Bay on the Coromandel Peninsula, NZ. Some examples include, The Lost Spring Thermal Pools, Glass bottom boat, Ocean Leopard tours, Kayaking, fishing, boating, tramping, horse riding, Driving Creek Railway and many more.

  • Competitively priced room rates
  • WiFi, 5 GB free starter voucher per person
  • Kitchens/kitchenettes in all units
  • Swimming pool
  • Heated covered spa pool
  • Large Flat Screen LED LCD Televisions
  • TV1, TV2, TV3 and 5 channels of Sky TV
  • Most standard items/facilities available
  • 300m to Buffalo beachfront
  • Guests BBQ
  • Free on site parking for each unit
  • Non-smoking units inside/smoking outside
  • The place to stay when away

We attempt to answer all enquiries as soon as practicable. If your enquiry is urgent please phone +64 07 8665599.

Whitianga attractions


Unfortunately we live in challenging times and are placed under certain government mandates / rules which must be legally followed if we are to travel for leisure and business if travelling to other areas in New Zealand.

Please be aware that in the unfortunate situation where if you are required to isolate or quarantine here due to picking up a Covid-19 infection while in the area or have been notified by the relevant health authorities to isolate immediately the room will be charged to your account at the daily booked rate for the enforced length of stay plus any other health / living costs placed on us by the government for your stay. This is only relative to a government / health directive.

As genuine Kiwis we understand the issues that may arise from bookings under these exceptional circumstances and all issues that arise will be considered in a fair and constructive manner and we will listen to all releveant reasons and options put forward.

We are unable to help though for bookings through or via OTAs, third parties, travel agents or tour operators.

Thank you for taking the time in searching this site and we hope Joanne and Mervyn can be of help and service to you in the future when staying at the Mana-Nui Motel Whitianga.

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