The Coromandel Hotel is a real surprise.
By walking down the street beside it reveals a nice private flat powered Motorhome park behind the hotel nicely planted out with Palms and with a nice outlook. It is $25 (for two)a night and includes the use of the nearby Backpackers Toilet and Showers. It also has a dump station.
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We arrived early on a Friday and checked in for a weekend at Coromandel. Our friends Dianne and Gary were staying in a motel room in the Coromandel Top 10 right opposite so it worked perfectly.
We went for a walk down to the town which takes all of 10 minutes and enjoyed a cuppa at one of the many cafes down there and after checking into some of the shops wandered back to Rafe. There is a Laundromat there too.
That night it rained and we popped over to the Motel unit and enjoyed a few laughs and glasses of wine before heading to the Coromandel Hotel for tea. It was stunning. Gary and I had a carpetbag steak each, Fiona had a seafood chowder which had huge pieces of seafood in it and Dianne had the roast pork. The best was still to come.. liquorice ice cream with sambuca.. and it was huge. We all hooked in. This is really something to see and even better to eat.
A neat place to stay and great place to eat as well.
I have done a blog on this before but this is the first time we’ve stayed here and I’m pleased we did!
One thing I did find interesting is like Simpsons Beach, I had to switch the router back to 3G. Although it worked on 4G, It was significantly faster on 3G.. see the speedtests below.
The Netspeed speedtests for this site.
Download: 22.95 Mbps
Upload: 2.41 Mbps
Ping: 67 ms
Download: 5.67 Mbps
Upload: 0.08 Mbps
Ping: 72 ms
2 thoughts on “Top Value Parking with Top Value Tucker”
I just can’t imagine liquorice ice-cream! I also haven’t had a carpet bag steak in decades and I’ll put this on my North Island bucket list.
Licorice ice cream with sambuca the way they do it. I couldn’t keep the others spoons out 🙂
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