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Beach Front Motel Napier

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30 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just the one night but very comfortable and with big round spa bath. Nicely decorated in a stylish but modern structure. Its only a few minutes down marine parade so convenient if you want to walk into cbd

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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356 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This motel is in a great location. Most rooms have excellent views over to the sea and are nice and roomy. Ours had a magnificent spa bath which was lovely. Everything was very clean. Even though the motel is on Marine Parade we found it quiet.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

'We won't hold that against you,' was the host's unsmiling comment when he heard I was from Sydney. How about just saying 'welcome'? His lack of warmth left a sour taste with both me and my travelling companion. There was initial refusal to give us a small low-fat milk carton in addition to the standard full-cream one; when he reluctantly... More 

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1 Thank rodger51
94Manager, Manager at Beach Front Motel Napier, responded to this review

We are sorry that you were upset with the friendly banter that is so often enjoyed by both Australians and Kiwis alike. As with all banter the comments are only given in a friendly manner. We can assure you that we welcome our Australian guests. As with most New Zealand motels we offer a complimentary milk of either standard or... More 

Gosford, Australia
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45 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My Husband and I stayed at this motel for two nights in a City View room on the first floor. There is a number of stairs to carry your luggage up but once inside the room is very spacious, clean and mostly quiet, includes a small kitchenette, spa bath and balcony with large sliding doors out. Added bonus of free... More 

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Perth, Australia
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53 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We presented just after 12 noon, check in is clearly listed as 2pm. Rather than a "Hi, welcome to Napier" (we had only travelled over 5000km to get here), the first interaction was a very firm "sorry we can't accomodate you till 2 o'clock". It came across as almost gleeful, certainly we took it that way. Customer service 101 folks,... More 

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1 Thank westoz
Sydney
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27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This motel will not disappoint - actual nbeach front room, spa bath in room + shower & WC for bathroom; nice kitchen area, dining table & 2 chairs, 2 lounge chairs, TV - magnificent ocean views - friendly hosts.

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1 Thank Owingee
Wellington
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62 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed in unit 1. Was very spacious. Enjoyed the spa bath. Great location. Owners very friendly and helpful. Free wifi. Would definately recommend. Lovely views of marine parade. Cooking facilities in kitchen. Cleaning staff very friendly.

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6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were harassed by the owner about letting workers into our room at 9am after we finished driving an entire day. When I stood up to her, she screamed and yelled at us. This place is a pitiful hotel. Do not ignore the negative reviews, they are the most accurate representation of this place.

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1 Thank Joshua C
94Manager, Owner at Beach Front Motel Napier, responded to this review

It was a shame the Building WOF agent turned up to do the annual check when this man was staying. At 10am after guest checkouts were completed, those who were staying on received a courtesy call to say the smoke detectors in each room were to be checked later in the morning and this would take no more than 5... More 

Vienna, Virginia
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the perfect little hotel for us. Extremely clean, well kept and well situated. The owners are very nice and helpful. The property is extremely well kept and quiet. Three stories of rooms all with balconies overlooking the ocean. This definitely books quickly, especially in high season, so book early and enjoy!

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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We will definitely be back to stay here again. Room was perfect and just what we wanted. TV and spa on the room, walking distance to cafes and restaurants and some shopping. Very friendly staff. Well looked after.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
For business or pleasure beside the sea, we offer 46 spacious studio and family size units. All units have a spa pool or spa bath, and a kitchen. Some with balcony and sea views. Some with air con. Walk to city centre and restaurants. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Beach Front Motel Napier

Address: 373 Marine Parade, Napier 4110, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Price Range: RM395 - RM521 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Beach Front Motel Napier 4*
Number of rooms: 46
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#8 Romantic Hotel in Napier
#13 Luxury Hotel in Napier
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“Stay on the ground floor if you have heavy luggage.”
 of 5 bubbles rodger51, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Had room 39, City View Room not facing main road was pretty quiet. Being upstairs there is no car parked directly in front of your room.”
 of 5 bubbles Trippax2, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms face the bay.”
 of 5 bubbles westoz, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“not all rooms have views so best to check”
 of 5 bubbles Papamoabill, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“a big motel, with some rooms up 2-3 flights of external stairs”
 of 5 bubbles donmalcolm, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
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