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Ballina Motel

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Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at Ballina Motel for 2 x nights over Easter weekend 2017. The owner was very accommodating & went out of his way to make our stay great & was very helpful in relation to our parking requirements & having a trailer. The rooms were spotless & had everything we needed. We will be back :)

Thank Hayley Brent M
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I never post negative reviews however, we were in Hawkes Bay as a family and the booking that we thought we had made at another motel was incorrect - our mistake. Fortunately this motel had two vacancies pop up - the whole Bay was booked out!! We said yes, we did not expect to get price gouged! We were happy...

5Thank Keishamoon
Gosford, Australia
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We changed our plans last minute and decided to stay here. While we don't regret it, there is some roo for improvement. Location - It is out of the city but we knew this before we booked and we had a car so it wasn't a problem, there is also a nice pub next door. Hotel/Rooms - The hotel itself...

Thank astro112
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

It was Fri night and I was very upset and desperate for accommodation, sadly the Ballina was full but Tim the wonderful owner called several other hotels but they were also full due to the cycling. He eventually found me a lovely BnB but it was quite far away and I had no transport so Tim very kindly offered me...

Thank Taipa22
Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We enjoyed our break away from the kids (Adults) for 4 days, Very friendly staff and the owner was very helpful on where all Restaurants/ Cafe's/ Bars were and all in walking distant of Taradale township also of the motel. The room was extremely clean everyday single day we stay and very spacey, bathroom (Spa bath for two shower over...

Thank Uruwhakareai M
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Nice good size corporate rooms... friendly staff and people and location between Napier and Hastings is very good. Central to all needs. Food options are plenty. Area has some good walks. Flat to walk around.

Thank jaynebloe
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 September 2016

We enjoyed our night stay here. Comfortable , clean and friendly place to be. The unit was extremely spacious and the shower/bathroom area modern and fresh. A nice breakfast was delivered . Location is a short walk from Taradale town centre which has a lot of eating options. Taradale is a good central location to wineries and beautiful parts of...

Thank Rob5ChCh6
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Our booking for this motel was made by a travel organisation, and it was not at all what we were looking for. It is located well out of Napier itself, in Taradale. As tourists, it was not close to the things we wanted to see. It would be better suited to people in the area on business or looking for...

Thank Karen B
Invercargill, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 April 2016

I stayed here during a work trip and it was the best motel I've stayed at for awhile! The rooms are very well appointed. Comfortable beds, quiet rooms and a spa bath made me very comfortable. Great to have a nice tidy kitchenette too. The manager was very friendly and we enjoyed the cooked breakfast delivered to our rooms. Very...

Thank KiwiLuxeTraveller
Coromandel, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Clean and tidy motel, with nice fresh linen. A little tired and possibly need of a bit of a makeover. Sky didn't work that well in our room, but others in our group had no problems. Friendly staff and room provided everything we needed. I thought it was overpriced compared to other places we have stayed.

Thank love2travel4now

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
One of Hawke's Bay's newest luxury air-conditioned motels - the place where those in the know choose to spend their time while staying in Napier. What makes the Ballina Motel special is our small size allows us to focus on those important little details and provide personal service to ensure that your stay is both a relaxing and memorable experience. All our spacious rooms are air-conditioned (to provide some relief from Hawke's Bay's high summer temperatures and warmth in winter), and furnished to a high standard of quality which is reflected in our 4 Stars rating. Our quiet residential location (there are no crashing waves, barking seals, trucks or trains thundering through the night to keep you awake) ensures that you arise fully refreshed to take on the new day's challenges and fully enjoy the great Hawke's Bay lifestyle and glorious weather. Centrally located in Taradale midway between Napier and Hastings city centers - ensures that you are close to all of Hawke's Bay's diverse range of activities and attractions. Within easy walking distance of the cafe's restaurants, bars, and the main shopping center of Taradale. If you are looking for more than a standard motel, but not the excessive expense of a hotel then you are in the right place. Our accommodation makes the ideal base for visitors to Hawke's Bay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ballina Motel

Address: 393 Gloucester Street, Napier, New Zealand (Formerly BEST WESTERN Ballina Motel)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Price Range: RM401 - RM611 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Ballina Motel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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#23 Luxury Hotel in Napier
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“Room up first set of stairs to the right is the best well I loved it.”
uruwhakareaim, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for the room to be aired out before your arrival”
F2856RJkarenb, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
“second floor units are lovely and sunny in the morning and cool in the afternoon very quiet.”
KerryMarlene, 25 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The fee wifi was only 1gb so ran out before we left so ask for a log in per person”
averina, 15 Dec 2015 | Read review
“all studios are on the ground floor, but I heard no noise at all from neighbours.”
pcrosley, 10 Jun 2014 | Read review
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