22 Salisbury Road, Gisborne, New Zealand
+64 6 867 1319 or 0800 40 50 30

Welcome to Whispering Sands Motel – Gisborne's ONLY beachfront motel.

Summer or winter, Whispering Sands offers a comfortable secure environment whether you're travelling for business, holidays, special occasions or simply to escape to relax and rejuvenate. "We look forward to hosting you here in our beautiful city Gisborne, and sharing the breathtaking panoramic ocean views found right on our doorstep at Whispering Sands. See you soon". Judith and Peter.

Your Home Away From Home

We have 14 beachfront apartments – all with panoramic views of the ocean from sunrise to sunset. Each apartment is equipped with full kitchen, bathroom, TV with Netflix, 8 Sky channels and Freeview. We like to make sure you are always comfortable so we have extra pillows and blankets to choose from, electric blankets and heating in each unit. And, all units have sliding doors opening onto the beachside to let in the fresh ocean air. Whether you are working, or on holiday our units have everything you need, including free WiFi.

 

GROUND FLOOR APARTMENT

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Our ground floor apartments open right up onto the grass area with a picnic table. Steps away from the beach, simply open your door to welcome the fresh ocean breeze. Featuring a spacious lounge area with dining table, lounge suite, and a queen size bed – (ocean side). Bathroom, full kitchen and 2 single beds in the bedroom. Sleeps up to 4.

  • Max: 4 persons
  • Cooking: full kitchen
  • Beds: 1 queen-size, 2 singles
  • Bathroom: shower

REVAMPED GROUND FLOOR APARTMENT

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Our ground floor apartments open right up onto the grass area with a picnic table. Steps away from the beach, simply open your door to welcome the fresh ocean breeze. Featuring a spacious lounge area with dining table, lounge suite, and a queen size bed – (ocean side). Bathroom, full kitchen and 2 single beds in the bedroom. Sleeps up to 4. Apartments 1, 2 and 3 have been revamped.

  • Max: 4 persons
  • Cooking: full kitchen
  • Beds: 1 queen-size, 2 singles
  • Bathroom: shower

 

UPSTAIRS APARTMENT

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With your private balcony, enjoy a glass of wine while taking in the ocean views. Featuring a fold-out bed, and single bed in the spacious lounge overlooking the ocean. A queen-size bed in the bedroom. Our upstairs units can sleep up to 4 people. And of course you have a full bathroom and kitchen.

  • Max: 4 persons
  • Cooking: full kitchen
  • Beds: 1 queen-size, 1 single, 1 fold-out
  • Bathroom: shower

REVAMPED UPSTAIRS APARTMENT

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Apartment 8 is set up for 2 people to enjoy featuring a queen-size bed in the bedroom. A spacious lounge overlooks the ocean, private balcony, kitchen and bathroom.

  • Max: 2 persons
  • Cooking: full kitchen
  • Beds: 1 queen-size
  • Bathroom: shower

 

2-BEDROOM UPSTAIRS APARTMENT

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One bedroom has a double bed and a set of bunks. The other has a queen-size bed and fold-out double bed in the spacious lounge. Also featuring a full kitchen, bathroom, and your very own private balcony right on the beachfront.

  • Max: 8 persons
  • Cooking: full kitchen
  • Beds: 1 double, 1 queen-size, 1 bunks, 1 fold-out double
  • Bathroom: shower

 

ROOM FACILITIES

  • Full kitchen with oven, microwave, pots and pans
  • Showers have great water pressure and heat
  • Separate toilet and vanity unit
  • Hairdryer, iron and ironing board
  • Sky TV, Netflix, Freeview
  • Free WiFi
  • All units are non-smoking

MOTEL FACILITIES

  • Guest laundry has a washing machine, dryer and tub; washing line for quick air drying
  • Units serviced daily
  • Cot/highchair available
  • Off-street parking
  • BBQ area

KITCHENS

Every unit has a full kitchen with oven, microwave, pots and pans right down to a cheese slice. So if you feel like popping your masterchef hat on and cooking for yourself, you'll have everything you need. We also have a BBQ area available.

BATHROOMS

All of our bathrooms feature a shower with great water pressure and heat, separate toilet and vanity unit. Plus a hairdryer, iron and ironing board.

SERVICE/CLEANING

Judith and the team absolutely love cleaning so you'll find your units spotless. Your units are serviced daily.

GUEST LAUNDRY

The guest laundry has a washing machine, dryer and tub. There is a washing line for quick air drying.

LIQUOR LICENCE

You are welcome to purchase snacks or a beverage – wine, beer, cider, water or soft drinks – and enjoy from your room.

PARKING

We have off-street parking for you.

NON-SMOKING

All of our units are non-smoking.

MEALS

Cooked or continental breakfasts can be ordered and delivered to your apartment.
Delivery with charge-back facilities are available from most local restaurants.

FOR THE KIDS

We have plenty of room to play around outside on the grass. The beach is moments away for building sand castles and all the beach activities. We have a cot/highchair available.

GYM

We have a complimentary gym membership for you to use. The gym is off-site.

CHECK-IN/OUT

Check-in is 2pm. Check-out is 10am.
Please give us a call to see if your unit is ready earlier.

RECEPTION

Judith and Peter are available from 7.30am till 8.30pm and are known for being the most accommodating hosts. They love helping, and their priority is making sure you feel at home. And, if you would like snuggles with the famous cat Bosco, he will definitely come for a visit.

RATES

Feel free to give us a call or book online for the most up-to-date rates.
All major credit cards and Eftpos are accepted.
Corporate rates are available.