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Scarborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for one night while passing through Napier in January, I was looking forward to the stay, especially after sitting on a bus for eight hours! When I eventually got off the bus, I had no trouble finding the hotel, as it was a minute's walk from the bus station, past a scenic park, as well as being...

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Reviewed 8 March 2017

This hotel has recently been taken over by the Masonic Hotel of Napier. It has been refitted and cleaned up. We had great rooms, very comfortable and did I mention clean. The location was ideal to wander along the art deco streets of Napier. The staff we encountered we amazing pleasant and accommodating. We would stay here again if we...

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NapierHotels, Manager at expressotel, responded to this review

Dear Robert B Thank you so much for your review and recommendation. Our friendly house keeping team will be thrilled that you noticed the results of their hard work. We look forward to welcoming you back for your next visit to Napier. Kind Regards from the team at expressotel.

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We arrived on the Wednesday before the Art Deco festival.. the cost of the accommodation was a little bit more expensive over that period. However nice check in and after getting to our room to find that we were above the builders undertaking renovations on the ground floor ask to be moved. We were given a really lovely quiet room...

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NapierHotels, General Manager at expressotel, responded to this review

Dear Jannie I'm pleased to hear we were able to accommodate your needs during your recent visit. Portofino Restaurant on the ground floor will open shortly offering all day dining for hotel guests and the public. Thank you for your review and we hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards from the team at expressotel, Napier.

Whanganui, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Friendly, helpful staff who gave us a voucher for Rose's Irish Bar for a free drink with 2 main meals. We were able to store our cycles in the luggage room securely. Room had air conditioning & an ok view of gardens(Clive square). There is about 8 or 9 car parks on site on a first in, first served basis....

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NapierHotels, General Manager at expressotel, responded to this review

Dear Lily We have some car parks on site and a few extra "guaranteed" car parks across the street. We aim to offer the best value hotel accommodation in downtown Napier. We offer free fast internet in rooms without a usage limit and you are correct we do not offer Sky TV. We offer tea and coffee making facilities in...

Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2017

ideal place to stay for access to centre of Napier and also easy to walk to restaurants and shopping areas, if required. Only down side to Hotel is the Parking Area, Hotel,staff were most Helpful and only own side for me, was the Bed was too soft, as i said for me

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NapierHotels, General Manager at expressotel, responded to this review

Dear bhardy Thank you for your kind comments and we are pleased to hear you enjoyed the convenience of our downtown location. I hope you took advantage of our guaranteed car parks across the street where you can come and go with exclusive use for just $9 per day. Kind Regards for the team at expressotel, Napier.

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

I'm generally very fussy with hotels but absolutely no complaints here. Carparks are tight and limited but we got a space. I was worried, looking at the outside, what we might expect inside but reception was bright, clean & welcoming - as was the receptionist. Room was lovely. Comfy beds (we had a twin room) new shower room - in...

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NapierHotels, Manager at expressotel, responded to this review

Dear bonbaffy Thank you for choosing to stay at expressotel. We were pleased to hear you everything about the hotel was up to your standards and especially that you found us to be so welcoming upon your arrival. Thank you also for recommending expressotel to others. Kind Regards from the team at expressotel, Napier.

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Our stay in Napier was fantastic and this hotel was super! The bed was better than our own at home. Lots of room for us with our 17 month old also. Staff were very efficient and friendly always wanting to help with bags etc. We will be back!!

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NapierHotels, Manager at expressotel, responded to this review

Dear selinachamberlain Thank you for choosing to say at expressotel for your recent holiday in Napier. We enjoyed meeting you and your family and hope you have the opportunity to visit us again soon. Kind Regards from the team at expressotel, Napier.

Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

A very non descript hotel from the outside - but inside you will find it clean, modern and with very friendly staff. Very close to Marine Parade, bars, restaurants etc - and with very reasonable rates - a good choice

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NapierHotels, Manager at expressotel, responded to this review

Dear Scottyboykiwi Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We were pleased to hear you enjoyed our great location and that you found our rates to be so reasonable. We intend to remain Napier's best value downtown hotel where the best available rate for any day will be found on our hotel website. Kind Regards...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This hotel packs way more punch than you can possibly imagine! Very clean, lovely staff and sooooo close to the main attractions in Napier. A short walk to everywhere that matters in the city - the museum, the Art Deco centre, the beach and gorgeous restaurants and cafes. Highly recommended.

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NapierHotels, Manager at expressotel, responded to this review

Dear Kerre W Thank you for your great review and commendation. As you discovered we are a short walk to central city attractions with an abundance of cafes and restaurants close by. Your comments about the cleanliness of the hotel and friendliness of the staff are much appreciated. Kind Regards from the team at expressotel, Napier.

Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

New hotel,great rooms. Possibly the most comfortable best I have ever, ever slept in! I almost cancelled my plans just to stay in bed the next day - it was THAT GOOD. Rooms are excellent and hotel is in a fantastic location. The only thing I could say was a little off was the front desk lady. I have a...

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NapierHotels, Manager at expressotel, responded to this review

Dear Sunbrokenfall Thank you for your review and we were pleased that you enjoyed our great central location and comfy beds. We look forward to welcoming you again at expressotel. Kind Regards from the team at expressotel, Napier.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
expressotel is a perfect downtown base for the savvy traveller to enjoy the delights of Art Deco Napier. You're opposite picturesque Clive square in the heart of Napier City, with cafes, restaurants, and plenty of fun stuff to do right on your door step. expressotel offers spacious, well presented and functional hotel rooms, including 40 suites, two one bedroom suites and mobility-accessible rooms. All hotel rooms include Free-view TV and WIFI/Ultra-fast broadband, free tea and coffee. Free parking is provided and secure bike storage is available should you wish to bring your bikes to enjoy the cycle trails. expressotel also offers conference and meeting facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about expressotel

Address: Tennyson St and Clive Square, Napier 4110, New Zealand (Formerly VR Napier Hotel)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Price Range: RM352 - RM572 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — expressotel 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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“comfortable bed”
katiehZ6046MH, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“A room facing the park further from Tennyson St would probably be the quietest.”
dannyb0hy, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Its on a busy corner so ask for a room at the rear of the hotel”
JannieG22, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Pay the extra for the balcony, especially in summer- so nice to have the open door.”
SamG655, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 215 was a suite and placed at the back (off the road). Friends stayed in a standard room 308 which was at the road front.”
Francinewhitt, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
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