The Grand Hotel
TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Grand Hotel Whangarei
All was good. The facilities were good. The room size was good.
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... the little plug in port!! We went to visit Noel Leaming the next day (equivalent to Currys but better), and they were very helpful. They just turned it on and off! Hey presto it all worked again! DOH! We went to a buffet Chinese restaurant that evening, having been lulled by earlier experiences in Auckland, and it was the most disgusting meal we have had in a long time! Serves us right for choosing a meal that had been on a hotplate since about 5 pm!! We ...
... of the dinghies was just as interesting, oh yes there was two of them one for the oldies and one for the young ones, yep I am an oldie and I am really ok with that. Such a peaceful place but when we were told we only had 2 hours on the island it was a mad rush to get our snorkelling gear on. This is the first time I have ever done this and I took to it like a duck to water. Omg it was truly amazing in fact gob smacking this truly was worth the ...
... we'd stop to take in the view, and on more than one occasion D had to dodge hawks that were munching on roadkill! We worked our way down to the lovely town of Russell, where we whiled away a few hours wandering the streets, visiting the waterfront, a historic hotel and pub, the church, and poking in and out of shops. We drove up to Flagstaff Hill for the views, then wended back out to the water to take ...
... the only places open are the supermarkets with limited stock. Bad news, we can only hope the dive company we’re going with have spare computers for hire…
We’re up early to pack the car and head over to nearby Tutukaka where we’ll be getting the dive boat from. The drive over is once again great and we soon pull into a busy harbour and join up with our boat and crew (and, as luck would have it, they have spare ...
... was had by all, especially Carl and Evie who opened presents like they were going out of fashion. Carl’s grin grew wider as his lego hoard mounted ever higher! But yelp of pleasure of the day came when Evie opened her prezzie from Jeff, Carlene, Cerys and Carl – a box containing Our Moment, a perfume by One Direction! This surpassed even her wildest dreams and made the ...
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