Sovereign Pier on the Waterways

Self Rated: 5.0 out of 5
73 South Highway, Whitianga, 3510, New Zealand
5.0 out of 5 rating 45 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 5.0
Property Details

Property Location

Located in Whitianga, Sovereign Pier on the Waterways is within a 5-minute drive of Lost Spring Thermal Pools and Buffalo Beach. This 5-star apartment is 19.8 mi (31.9 km) from Hot Water Beach and 22.6 mi (36.3 km) from Hahei Beach.


Make yourself at home in one of the 18 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring kitchens with full-sized refrigerators/freezers and ovens. Rooms have private furnished balconies or patios. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and DVD players are provided for your entertainment. Conveniences include phones, as well as separate sitting areas and microwaves.


Be sure to enjoy recreational amenities, including a spa tub, an outdoor tennis court, and a 24-hour fitness center. This apartment also features complimentary wireless Internet access, tour/ticket assistance, and a picnic area.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include express check-out, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. A shuttle from the airport to the hotel is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Lost Spring Thermal Pools - 1.8 km / 1.1 mi
Mercury Bay Museum - 2.1 km / 1.3 mi
Buffalo Beach - 2.1 km / 1.3 mi
Mercury Bay - 2.2 km / 1.4 mi
Flaxmill Bay Camp Grounds - 2.3 km / 1.4 mi
Maramaratotara Bay - 3 km / 1.9 mi
Mercury Bay Golf & Country Club - 3.5 km / 2.2 mi
Brophys Beach - 4.5 km / 2.8 mi
Cooks Beach - 4.6 km / 2.8 mi
Lonely Bay Beach - 4.8 km / 3 mi
Shakespeare Cliff Lookout - 5 km / 3.1 mi
Simpsons Beach - 7.5 km / 4.6 mi
Kuaotunu Beach - 19.1 km / 11.8 mi
Waiau Kauri Grove - 20.2 km / 12.6 mi
Otama Beach - 26.9 km / 16.7 mi

The nearest airports are:
Auckland Intl. Airport (AKL) - 179 km / 111.2 mi
Whitianga (WTZ-Whitianga Aerodrome) - 1.8 km / 1.1 mi

The preferred airport for Sovereign Pier on the Waterways is Auckland Intl. Airport (AKL).

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 10am.
Property Policies

  • Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

  • Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

  • Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

  • This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

The front desk is open during the following times:
  • Monday - Saturday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday - Sunday: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 6:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • The seasonal pool will be open from October to April.

  • Pool access available from 8 AM to 9 PM.

  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
  • Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD 380 per vehicle
  • Housekeeping fee: NZD 60 per day, varies per unit size
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NZD 25.0 per day

  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 50.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -24-hour fitness facilities
  • -Free long-term parking
  • -Free self parking
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Express check-out
  • -Picnic area
  • -Garden
  • -Spa tub
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Barbecue grill(s)
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Airport transportation
  • -Outdoor seasonal pool
  • -Terrace
  • -Designated smoking areas
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Swimming pool
  • -Beach towels
  • -Pool sun loungers
  • -Outdoor tennis court
  • -Pool umbrellas
  • -Free parking nearby
  • -Airport transportation - pickup (surcharge)
  • -Marina on site
  • -Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • -Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • -Mountain biking nearby