Poenamo Hotel

31 Northcote Road, Takapuna, Auckland, North Island, 0627, New Zealand | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $64.00

Travel Blogs from Takapuna

Crash bang wallop..............

A travel blog entry by davidandmarjory on Jan 31, 2014

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We drive to Auckland and stop off at a few places en route. At 14:30 we stop at the Waharau National Park. The car park is quite small and has 2 cars and a Park Ranger truck parked in it. Jenna parks on the right hand side and we get out and walk onto the lovely beach and take photos of the beautiful turquoise water. Suddenly w hear a loud crash …

Time to go home and feeling flat...

A travel blog entry by brixhambertie


... Gradually throughout the morning the winds increased and we had the odd shower of heavy rain. Feeling brave we walked down to the beach. It is normally a sheltered beach with gentle waves and little swell so it was a change to see an angry grey sea with almost surf waves crashing onto the beach. We went back to the house for lunch and then, again feeling brave, we walked back down to the sea for the expected high tide surge. It was high tide; the sea was grey, ...

Kia Ora, New Zealand!

A travel blog entry by twodrifters07


... are all in one tiny 2-foot room, but hey, who needs more!), big bed at the back that we make up using the dining table and settee, an overhead bed area that we use for storage of all the bedding, suitcases, etc, and all the dishes, pots & pans, etc necessary. There are even two bikes strapped on the back which we haven't figured out how to get off yet, but hopefully soon we will get some rides in! We have ...

Wine, Swimming and Song

A travel blog entry by ditdotnonny


... beaches of Oneroa and Ontangi I was able to swim without my stinger suit for the first time in an age! It felt fantastic.I also manged to get in a spot of snorkelling at Goat Island north of Auckland. I needed the stinger suit then as it was so chilly but it was the first time I've ever seen kelp and it was mesmerising, golden mermaid hair stuff.

Staying with my good friend Alison (who I met on my South American adventures), we went to paint the town red ...

Day three ...I think!

A travel blog entry by emma-may-white


I have lost track of the days already! Currently lying under a palm tree in a beautiful park in Auckland to write my latest blog, my adapter has broken to upload my camera photos so you will have to make do with a snap of me under the palm tree until I can upload all my exciting pics :)! Yesterday was a fun packed and exciting day which included me finally mastering the Auckland bus system, me having a Joey ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on 31 Northcote Road, Takapuna, is near Auckland Maritime Museum, Pink Sand Beach, Valentine's Dive Center, and Auckland Harbour Bridge.
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