Athenree Hot Springs & Holiday...

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Anton Reynecke

Ranking: 9/10

Very neat facility room, was small but comfy Staff were friendly and helpful enjoyed my stay would recommend to others

Reviewed 6 months ago

Athenree Hot Springs & Holiday Park responds:

Thanks for the comments - always great to know guests have enjoyed their stay!

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DawnH

Ranking: 9/10

Amazing place like a hidden gem! Beautiful clean facilities with great local walks. Relax in the spa afterwards such a treat.

Reviewed 8 months ago

Athenree Hot Springs & Holiday Park responds:

Thanks for the great comments! Glad you enjoyed our facilities and sounds like you enjoyed your soak in the pools too.

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Robert Thomson

Ranking: 10/10

When we first came here we knew it would be our go to get away place. Probably one of the cleanest camps in the Country and Garry and Sue are so friendly and helpful. The pools are stunning and very clean as they empty and wash them out each night, no chlorine!! I heard Garry and Sue are retiring so I hope the new managers are just as efficient and pleasant to deal with, we will miss seeing them around. We highly recommend a stay here if youre in the area and so much cheaper than Waihi beach.

Reviewed 8 months ago

Athenree Hot Springs & Holiday Park responds:

Thanks for the great comments! Always good to hear guests have enjoyed their stay and appreciate you taking time to tell us. Hope we see you again soon.

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Martin Hansen

Ranking: 8/10

A really nice place to stay for the night.
The toilets and showers are really nice.
$50 is quite expensive for 2 adults. But when you keep in mind that you many other places will pay $40 for something similar, the last $10 is well spend for the hot pools.
Do yourself a favour and get up early to be in the pools before you check out. It definitely feels like you get an hour extra of sleep when you have been in these pools.

Really nice and friendly staff.

Reviewed 9 months ago

Athenree Hot Springs & Holiday Park responds:

Thanks for the great comments! Guests do love our pools and we're glad you did too. Hope we see you again.

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Martin Hansen

Ranking: 8/10

A really nice place to stay for the night.
The toilets and showers are really nice.
$50 is quite expensive for 2 adults. But when you keep in mind that you many other places will pay $40 for something similar, the last $10 is well spend for the hot pools.
Do yourself a favour and get up early to be in the pools before you check out. It definitely feels like you get an hour extra of sleep when you have been in these pools.

Really nice and friendly staff.

Reviewed 9 months ago

Athenree Hot Springs & Holiday Park responds:

Thanks for the great comments again! It's always good to know guests have enjoyed their time here.

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Beth

Ranking: 9/10

Nice spot, clean facilities, owners are very kind. 25 $ ppn powered sites, free unlimited showers. Free access to Hot Pools. No minerals in the water, just 35 degrees warm and a heated pool of 39 degrees. Lots of birds around.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

Athenree Hot Springs & Holiday Park responds:

Great! Thanks for the kind words and nice to know you enjoyed your stay with us. There are minerals in the pools but the water is not highly mineralised so no smell or tarnishing of jewellery. Rates to stay are even less from tomorrow and we do specials in winter too. Thanks again for the comments.

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Pat Burns

Canada

Ranking: 10/10

Very nice campground with large sites, nice laundry and kitchen facilities. The hot spring pool is terrific for a bit of relaxation.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Athenree Hot Springs & Holiday Park responds:

Thanks for the great comments - always enjoy hearing guests have enjoyed their time with us!

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Brian's avatar

Brian

Ranking: 9/10

Nice very clean camp right on tidal estuary with free access to hot pools. Although our site was right next to the mudflats it was difficult to get to the water. Lots of birds feeding on the mudflats.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Athenree Hot Springs & Holiday Park responds:

Thanks for the great comments! Glad you enjoyed our pools too. We have plenty of native birds in and around the park - they love our mature trees. Thanks again.

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Evangelene

Ranking: 10/10

Our favorite camping experience from our month long camping road trip. The owner gave such a warm greeting. She walked us around the campground to show us the facilities, and found us a nice quiet tent site tucked back away from everyone. Highly recommend. The hot pools are incredible, but they do close at 7:30 pm for cleaning so make sure you get there in time for a soak!

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Paul Smith

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Quiet park with good facilities and free use of hot pools.
Wonderful bird life in the estuary but few places to walk

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Athenree Hot Springs & Holiday Park responds:

Thanks for taking time to comment. Guests just love our pools! We do have plenty of bird life here - and you can walk either side of the estuary here in Athenree, and the wetlands on the way to Waihi Beach are worth a look too.

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NA

Ranking: 9/10

I’m an ocassional hot pool customer with a pre paid account.What impresses me is firstly the staff,how friendly and positive they(Sue got to know my name almost immediately the first time I visited the pool and is always pleasant friendly and always remembers my name) and secondly how clean and well presented the hot pools are and their charges are reasonable too.Lovely mosaic murals decorate the walls around the large pool giving pool users something pleasant to admire.I warmly recommend both kiwis and tourists alike to seek out this little local gem near Waihi beach and experience the pleasure of these hot pools,pools which are emptied and refilled every evening.We are fortunate to have such a lovely local facility .

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Athenree Hot Springs & Holiday Park responds:

Thanks for the fantastic comments! We are glad you can enjoy our lovely Pools too.

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Charlotte

Ranking: 10/10

After a long day out exploring in the rain, we were keen for a bit of extra luxury than a DOC site. As soon as we saw this place had thermal springs we were sold. All the staff were so friendly, we had a beautiful spot with no one around while we watched the sunset over the water from our van. The hot springs were exactly what we needed and enjoyed warming ourselves up. The warm showers helped too! The kitchen is fantastic, there are laundry facilities and could not recommend this place more. We can’t believe we stumbled onto such a gem. Thank you everyone involved.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Athenree Hot Springs & Holiday Park responds:

Excellent! Great to hear you enjoyed a soak in our pools and appreciated our facilities. Hope we see you again soon.

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Deb S

Ranking: 8/10

Lovely quiet park with large green grassy sites. Thermal pools a big draw card, but also available to local community so quite busy and a bit grimy at the end of the day. Pool emptied and cleaned daily so morning swim was fantastic. Very clean but dated and limited bathroom facilities. Quite expensive considering facilities. Great for a couple, but couldn’t stay for long with a family.... perhaps that’s the appeal!

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

Athenree Hot Springs & Holiday Park responds:

Thanks for the great comments! Our pools are popular during the school holidays and our guests appreciate frees swims too. Have a fantastic week.

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John Robinson

Ranking: 10/10

Everything about this facility was 10/10. Staff were friendly, unit was very clean & comfortable , pool was wonderful, the park facilities & surroundings were very clean & tidy. Very quiet complex with lovely outlook. Will definitely be back. Highly recommend

Reviewed over 2 years ago

Athenree Hot Springs & Holiday Park responds:

Excellent!! Thanks for the lovely comments. It's always great to hear guests have enjoyed their stay with us and we appreciate you taking time to let us know. Hope we see you again sometime.

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Derek Gillard

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

This was the cleanest site we visited on our 5 week trip the place is lovely in a beautiful setting. It is a bit remote but that makes the place special.

We had a mix up on our dates and the office were friendly and accommodating I only wish we could have stayed longer.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

Athenree Hot Springs & Holiday Park responds:

Thanks for commenting on your stay with us and glad you enjoyed it! Hope the rest of your trip went well and maybe we'll see you again. Thanks again.

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Freddy

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

This was our second trip to Athenree Hot Springs Holiday Park and we're already planning our next! We absolutely loved it again! So clean and well set up. Staff super friendly and helpful. The mineral pool is great, and it's lots of fun taking a kayak or stand up paddling board to the bay right next to it. Very family friendly. Thank you again for an awesome holiday!

Reviewed over 2 years ago

Athenree Hot Springs & Holiday Park responds:

Thanks for taking time to comment. It's always great to know guests have enjoyed their stay with us and appreciate our little spot of paradise! Hope we see you again sometime, have a great week.

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Phil and Mel Rowson

Ranking: 10/10

A lovely site with a great view, very friendly owners. Loved the thermal mineral pools, beautifully clean. Best recycling area we saw in New Zealand. Clean toilets and showers. Very quiet overnight considering it was the Friday of Labour Day weekend we stayed.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

Athenree Hot Springs & Holiday Park responds:

Thanks for the comments! Great to hear you enjoyed your stay. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday and thanks again for taking time to comment.

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kerry Delacour

Australia

Ranking: 9/10

One of the best van parks in the NZ North Island. Very clean and well maintained. The two thermal pools were the perfect way to unwind after a day of exploring. The host was very welcoming and helpful. She even organized for us to be picked up by the free local RSA Club courtesy bus, where we went for a tasty well priced dinner.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

Athenree Hot Springs & Holiday Park responds:

Thanks for the great comments and glad you enjoyed your stay with us! Our pools are a favourite with guests who've been exploring and need a relax! Hope the rest of your trip went well.

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Sam Hone

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

After a long day tramping this stop was a blessing with its complimentary natural thermal pools. Spotlessly clean, friendly and helpful staff and beautiful waterside location in a quiet retirement town. We paid $21 per adult for a powered site, which was comparatively dearer than other options but the hot pools alone are worth it. They close the pools at 730 pm for cleaning.

Reviewed about 4 years ago

Athenree Hot Springs & Holiday Park responds:

We are glad that your found our hot pools relaxing after a long day tramping, thank you for your comments.

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Aaron wood

Ranking: 10/10

I agree with a previous review, the best site we stayed at throughout our month long North Island trip. Very friendly and helpful owners who run a very clean and well presented site. Thermal pools are great and definitely worth a visit. Very well equipped kitchen with GAS cooking, a very welcome change to other sites! We were going to stay in Whangamata but decided to stay here instead, I would highly recommend!

Reviewed over 4 years ago

Athenree Hot Springs & Holiday Park responds:

Thank you for your wonderful recommendation and we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us.

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Ingel Janssen

Ranking: 8/10

Very welcoming and friendly staff. Good sites, nice hot spring pools and quiet.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

Athenree Hot Springs & Holiday Park responds:

We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and our hot pools!

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Craig

Sweden

Ranking: 10/10

The best camping site we stayed in, out of the fifty we stopped at while touring NZ in our campervan.

A warm and very personal welcome, a top-notch powered spot for the van on well-cared for lawn, with direct view on the water and the many shorebirds, absolutely spotless facilities where attention to detail strikes you the moment you step in.

What a pity we could only stay for one night at the end of our NZ stay!

Don't miss Waihi Beach nearby. At low tide you can take a nice walk there.

Reviewed about 5 years ago

Athenree Hot Springs & Holiday Park responds:

Thank you Craig for your kind comments!
We are always glad when someone enjoys their stay and we would love to see you again sometime.

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Daniela Wall

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Expensive, but the hot pools are worth it. Very clean facilities.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

Athenree Hot Springs & Holiday Park responds:

Thank you for your comments, we think our pools are a bit special too, in fact even nicer as it starts cooling down towards winter.

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Brita Topp

Cambodia

Ranking: 10/10

Wonderful! Beautiful location, nice sites, truly spotless amenities, very, very welcoming hosts.

Reviewed about 6 years ago

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Angus Smith

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Great camp ground. Very well appointed. Hot pools fab. Costs for a power site about the going rate. Friendly and clean. Not on beach, but great out look on the edge of a lagoon and beach less than a 5 min drive. Would stay again here.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Patricia Busbach

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

vey nice campground with lovely hot pools for free!
Everything is extremly neat, tidy and clean. Camphosts very friendly and helpful.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Graeme

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

A lovely camp sited on the upper Tauranga Harbour. It has a great hot pool facility and very friendly staff.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Dirk Faupel

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Very beautiful hot springs, very friendly hosts.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in November 2011

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Dirk Faupel

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Very beautiful hot springs, very friendly hosts.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in November 2011

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Laura Leigh

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Clean and well kept, peaceful grounds, and free use of excellent hot pools.

Reviewed about 9 years ago and experienced in March 2011

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Ronald Lippett

England

Ranking: 10/10

Excellent in all respects with friendly and helpful staff. The best that we have found yet in three weeks of touring.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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M Theuws

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Wonderful hot water pool, planty of space.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Sven

Austria

Ranking: 10/10

Small but very nice campground, very clean, excellent management. The pool is awsome.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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nga

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

Staff goes out of their way to help, very friendly and accommodating, without being intrusive. Nice pools and view over Shelly Bay. Clean and well maintained. There is no beach to speak of, but otherwise a perfect spot.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Pete

Australia

Ranking: 8/10

Nice clean Holiday Park,friendly staff and free use of hot pools,great,Pete

Reviewed about 10 years ago

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Anna

England

Ranking: 7/10

Nice & relaxing.

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Abigail

England

Ranking: 3/10

The pool was very small but was nice & relaxing. Was a bit dirty!

Reviewed over 11 years ago