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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 29 December 2012

Knowing little about the Napier area, I took a chance and booked a room near the beach but not far from town. I hit a home run this time. Located on a spit of sand and on the business cutoff into the city (although very quiet) the accommodations knocked me out. It was lovely. The unit contained a kitchenette, one...

Thank Mark L
Feilding, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 November 2012

We were met by David, the owner who gave us a great deal for our two night weekend away stay. Very informative, and with the aid of the many maps, brochures and local knowledge, virtually had our weekend mapped out for us, with New Zealand's best fish n chip shop for tea (and yes, very good!), some of the best...

Thank Neil S
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 November 2012

The room At the Rocks was modern, clean and spacious. Big room with kitchenette, and huge bathroom. Lovely welcome from friendly owner. We took our bikes and had somewhere to store them overnight. Bike tracks all around the region and the motel is close to the marina area with great restaurants overlooking the water. Thoroughly recommend this if you want...

Thank Linden06
Corpus Christi, Texas
Reviewed 12 November 2012

Stayed here for 2 days while touring wineries. Great location. Big, clean, comfortable room with a kitchenette. Bathroom was a nice size with a large jetted tub. Great value for the money. Would stay here again.

Thank jennifer m
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 September 2012

We spent 2 nights at At the Rocks over a weekend. Enjoyed the funky corrigated iron exterior and paua inlayed wooden furniture and the location between the sea and the estuary plus close to the restaurants at the port. Unit was clean, tidy and spacious with a great tiled bathroom including spa bath. All in all a great weekend getaway.

Thank forans
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2012

We had a 1 night stay and were made very welcome the accomodation was clean and comfortable and the owner provided good information on where to eat - we went to the local fish and chip shop which has won awards for the best in NZ

Thank Sue W
Gisborne, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 July 2012

My husband & I were stranded in the Bay one night due to a slip causing the road to be closed between Napier & Gisborne. Out of all of the motels on offer here, I chose The Rocks. It stood out from the crowd. The decor from the entrance was very culturally based & I loved the artwork! The service...

1Thank Travel-Bug859
Reviewed 6 July 2012

We attended a family 65th birthday at the Napier Sailing Club. We enjoyed a leisurely stroll across the bridge to the marina. Location fantastic. We found the whole complex to be extremely neat, tidy and very clean. Would definately recommend your motel and would love to come and stay longer. Thanks!

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Thank Sarah F
Reviewed 15 April 2012

We used this as a base while touring the wineries. A quick drive to Napier but a great place to stay.

Thank TheWalkleys
North Lincs
Reviewed 21 March 2012

This motel is located on the fringes of the town, with local bars and restaurants, but not walking distance to the Art Deco areas. Spacious and well furnished, with a wet room and bath, but the walls are quite thin, so there was a bit of noise to contend with. Very clean however.

Thank ilaj99

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Luxurious Qualmark 4 plus star motel featuring modern deluxe studio, executive and family rooms with relaxing spa baths, romantic clawfoot baths and private gym. Situated adjacent to Ahuriri Estuary and close to Napier's West Quay with wonderful waterfront dining, bars and cafe's, and still only 5 minutes from Napier City Centre and Airport. We are only 80 metres from a safe swimming beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about At the Rocks Motor Lodge

Address: 27 Meeanee Quay, Napier 4110, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Price Range: RM352 - RM538 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — At the Rocks Motor Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Napier
#5 Family Hotel in Napier
#15 On the Beach Hotel in Napier
#21 Luxury Hotel in Napier
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“We booked the Executive studio which was great and affordable”
Tuwhare, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Top decor very modern any room is a top room!!”
Ahorangi, 3 Nov 2014 | Read review
“The family Studio 1 (2 Queen Sized Beds) in separate rooms is very quiet and the beds were extremely comfortable. There's also a TV in both rooms and an excellent Spa Bath as well. Very clean and there's even a wee patio off one of the rooms so you can sit outside.”
Shari_6035, 15 May 2014 | Read review
“The king studios are at the back of the property away from the main road, and have their own decks off the living area.”
  • Deck
  • Bathroom
  • King studio
Kiwibabe, 24 Mar 2014 | Read review
“We were near the back, not on the main road, quiet and handy to the beach for a walk. This motel is not near the CBD or restaurants.”
seniorkiwi, 12 Oct 2013 | Read review
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