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Motel de la Mer

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#22 of 47 Hotels in Napier
Certificate of Excellence
11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Sint-Gillis-bij-Dendermonde, Belgium
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived on Friday afternoon in the b&b for a three day stay for family matters and were welcomed in a "dry" way by a lady. She did not know about our arrival and mixed us up with somebody else. She did not want to look at my confirmation email either. Our biggest surprise was the announcement that the wireless...

Thank mbaetens
JWM53, Owner at Motel de la Mer, responded to this review

Thank you for your email. Regarding your queries I will try and answer for you. Our office is open from 7.30 am till 9 pm daily. Being only small motel complex and owner operated we do not man the office all day as we work the complex but we have a notification system that lets us know when someone enters....

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very lovely Motel, consisting of only 12 rooms. It is in a great location on Marine Parade, across the road from the beach and coastal walkway. It is a short walk to restaurants, cafes and the main shopping area of Napier. I was travelling with my husband and 19 yr old son. We stayed in a family...

Thank Lea016
JWM53, Owner at Motel de la Mer, responded to this review

Thank you for you kind review. We hope to see you again sometime in the future. Best wishes John

Balclutha, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We only stayed 2 nights but what a great place to stay. The rooms were great no noise, the beds were so comfortable and walking distance to good restaurants. Lovely clean rooms and John could not have been anymore helpful, to helping us park, printing off an email for us before the Mission concert to even getting the keys out...

Thank sacorkery
JWM53, Owner at Motel de la Mer, responded to this review

Hi to you both Thank you fro staying with us and we hope to see you both again in the future. Best wishes John

Brampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Stayed at this Motel for 2 nights and it was a good decision. The location on the Marine Parade is excellent and you can be in the middle of town in less than a ten minute walk. The rooms were large and spacious and featured a large spa bath, along with a shower in the bathroom. The rooms were clean...

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JWM53, Owner at Motel de la Mer, responded to this review

Hi Many thanks for your kind review Best wishes John

Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 March 2017

The room was the cleanest motel room I have ever stayed in. Llanys and John went out of their way to make sure we had a great holiday. Great waterfront location and believe it or not, very quiet. There are so many things to do in Napier but the highlight was riding the "E" Bikes along the waterfront. There are...

Thank 0651951
JWM53, Owner at Motel de la Mer, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. Yes the "E" Bikes are great and with over 200 kms to explore it is a wonderful excuse to return and venture further. We look forward to seeing you again someday. Best wishes Llanys & John

New Zealand
Reviewed 19 March 2017

the rooms are spacious, clean and comfortable. We find the location very good - a nice walk to near by restaurants and over the road to the wonderful Napier beach side walk way. We have stayed here before and will return again

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JWM53, Owner at Motel de la Mer, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind review. It is always a pleasure to have returning guests. Best wishes John

Fife, Scotland
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This motel was fantastic we had a jacuzzi in the room, the room was well cleaned and serviced during our stay, across the road from the beach in walking distance to the centre of town, the hotel was full when we were there but we heard no noise, the owners well very helpful and made our stay very enjoyable.

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JWM53, Owner at Motel de la Mer, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind review. We hope you can return someday. Best wishes John

Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

A wonderful location and fantastic room with no faults I can think off! John was so helpful with everything. Internet a bit problematic !! Really close to the wonderful town with fantastic shops and a beautiful shopping area.

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JWM53, Owner at Motel de la Mer, responded to this review

Many thanks for your wonderful review We hope to see you again someday Best wishes

Reviewed 24 January 2017

The studio apartment was spacious and even included a spa bath. It was well stocked and immaculately clean. It is a little more per night than others and could do with a little updating around the edges. Very minor detail. Sadly the car park is quite small and therefore the downstairs rooms suffer with cars parked right in front of...

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JWM53, Owner at Motel de la Mer, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. Yes parking is tight but being close to town we do have minimal space. Best wishes

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Stayed 2 nights over New Year. Marine Parade is busy and noisy and because the rooms are set back it was much quieter than right on the street. Our room on 1st floor had a partial sea view but some do not which might annoy some people but we were happy to have a quiet room. Room was clean and...

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JWM53, Owner at Motel de la Mer, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind review. We hope to see you again someday Best wishes

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Motel de la Mer looks forward to welcoming our customers having established ourselves as a favourite with business travellers and discerning holidaymakers, who relish luxury, and a genuine, hospital experience. Our stunning oceanfront location complemented by our spacious motel apartment suite accommodation is lavishly appointed with tasteful interior décor. Each of our suites has a luxurious, relaxed atmosphere and facilities to match. Spoiled for choice: Executive Studio, Deluxe Executive Suites with large in-room fresh water private spa's and Executive One Bedroom Suites (no spa), and Deluxe Penthouse Apartments with large fresh water in-room spas and spectacular views. Situated close to Napier's C.B.D, a variety of top class restaurants, cafe's, boutique shopping and a selection of activities with the oceanfront and promenade at your door. "McLean Park" is just a 12-15 minute stroll. A "Fabulous Sporting Arena" where all our "Major Rugby and Cricket" events are hosted!. Motel de la Mer has now achieved the TripAdvisor "Certificate of Excellence Award" for the fifth year running, and a place in the TripAdvisor Hall of Fame. This is all the more reason to come explore and experience Napier and the Hawkes Bay Region and our friendly hospitality at Motel de la Mer. Motel de la Mer - quality, superior, oceanfront suite accommodation - Relax with us in Napier, Hawkes Bay, where "Art Deco" lives on. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Motel de la Mer

Address: 321 Marine Parade, Napier 4110, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Price Range: ₹ 6,139 - ₹ 8,594 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Motel de la Mer 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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Hotel De La Mer
De La Mer Hotel
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#6 Romantic Hotel in Napier
#12 On the Beach Hotel in Napier
#19 Luxury Hotel in Napier
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“Higher floors have a great view of the ocean”
PeterLeggett, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs, you have a view of the sea. Just ask for a view and John will oblige.”
0651951, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“There was wheelchair access to some of the rooms”
KateFife_Scotland, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Choose an upstairs room”
AnonymousMalaga, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
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