Hicks Bay Motel Lodge

Home of the first sunrise on the planet. Worship the sun's magical colours for only moments at the East Cape of New Zealand. On the way explore the Pacific Coast Highway, one of the world's great touring routes.

Per night
$98 - $210

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  • Qualmark: Three Star


Fifty year old Lodge and Restaurant, located where the morning sun first meets the horizon. Set on a bluff, 250 metres above sea level, in historic and botanical protected, unspoilt countryside.

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Overlooking the beautiful Hicks Bay Waterways with 40 rooms and 60 seat restaurant.

Please stop to visit the Government commission 2,406 Art Exhibition of Tangata Whenua. Twenty paintings to commemorate the 150 anniversary of the Treaty of Waitangi.


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Physical address

Hicks Bay Motel Lodge, 5198 Te Araroa Road, Hicks Bay, Eastland, 4054, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
6am to 10pm
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

  • Breakfast
  • Children Welcome
  • Dinner
  • Licensed Bar
  • Playground
  • Restaurant
Proximity to airport:
2.5 hours to Gisborne and 3.0 hours to Whakatane
Proximity to coach terminal:
2.5 hours to Gisborne and 2.0 hours to Opotiki
Proximity to town:
Isolated 2.5 hours to Gisborne and 3.0 hours to Whakatane
Number of rooms:

Pricing and Conditions

Per night $98.00 - $210.00

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