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Toronto
Reviewed 6 December 2009

We stayed for one night at this hotel. We looked at about 5 hotels before selecting this one. If you are going to Napier, keep in mind that this city has expensive hotels. This hotel offered the best price/service ratio. The good: - Good price - $90 / night - Free wireless internet - though quite weak signal - Free...

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Montreux, Switzerland
Reviewed 11 March 2009

This hotel is quite old and is situated in the centre of Napier. We had a good price with a free breakfast (buffet with cereals, canned fruits, jam, toast, tea and filtered coffee). The size of the room was ok although the bathroom is small. On our arrival, the check-in was ok, nothing special, just what you need. The parking...

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New Zealand
Reviewed 22 February 2009

The Tennyson is in a central location and an easy walk to Marine Parade and the central business area. It is an older hotel, the rooms are dated but of a good size. We had two double beds in our room. The bathroom was tiny but fine. We had our car with us, but had to park it in a...

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DEVON, UK
Reviewed 18 February 2009

Happily, we were not put off from booking at the Tennyson by some negative comments that we saw on the net. We can only assume that these referred to the previous management, as it is now run by a family who saw to it that we were HIGHLY SATISFIED with all aspects of the accomodation, which was exceptionally reasonably priced...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Minibar
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about The Tennyson

Address: 2 Clive Square East, Napier 4110, New Zealand (Formerly Tennyson Motor Inn)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Price Range: RM367 - RM1,063 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 40
Also Known As:
Tennyson Hotel Napier
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