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Motel de la Mer

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#24 of 47 Hotels in Napier
Certificate of Excellence
05/06/2017 06/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 91*
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Reviewed 28 March 2015

Lovely clean modern apartment with lots of space and facilities. Just over the road from the beach. We had the expensive penthouse apartment with the hot tub and views which were really worth the extra. Excellent hosts, helpful with advice and even did our washing for a nominal fee. Napier an amazing place to visit

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Stafford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 March 2015 via mobile

A good location for the beach and town centre/local facilities. A larger than average apartment. The spa bath was a good size and a welcome end to the day. Beware the free internet is only 200MB so not much use. A friendly and clean place to stay.

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Cork
Reviewed 21 March 2015

Absolutely loved this motel. We walked into the room and went "wow!"-couldn't believe this was a motel and not a five star hotel room. It was the biggest room we had in our 3 week tour of New Zealand, very easy to find along the seafront and the decor was most appealing. (When I mentioned it to our host, he...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 17 March 2015

In an excellent location along Marine Parade, just off the highway and close to the city centre, 20 mins drive to wineries. Service was excellent with John providing tips on where to go and what to do and even updates on the weather. We got a room on the ground floor and the room was big and clean. Excellent place,...

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Bowral, Australia
Reviewed 6 March 2015

This may not be a five star hotel but it is actually better than described and more than we had hoped for. The location right on Marine Parade is easy walking to fabulous restaurants and if you want to explore further it's an easy drive into the centre of town. On check in the owner was amazingly helpful and swapped...

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oxford
Reviewed 5 March 2015 via mobile

As other have noted the rooms are big and very well equipped but this place is on the busy Marine parade and whatever you're told the traffic noise is pretty constant from early morning, that said it has high standards & is conveniently located. It wasn't the warmest of welcomes given how friendly kiwis are but the owners are helpful...

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Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2015

What a wonderful place. The location was excellent, just across the road from the promenade, and less than 5 minutes walk from the centre of Napier. The gentleman who runs this place was lovely, very helpful in suggesting places where we could eat, and also where the supermarket was. He was obviously very proud of his rooms as he was...

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Market Bosworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 March 2015

We stayed at Motel de la Mer on the Napier leg of our tour of New Zealand. It is well located, being a five minute walk from the Art Deco centre of Napier and across the road from the beach promenade. Check in was very efficient and the room itself, on the first floor was wonderful. It was spotlessly clean...

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Killingworth, Connecticut
Reviewed 1 March 2015 via mobile

If there could be just one word to describe this motel it would be CLEAN!!! Had a wonderful stay and the private jacuzzi was a godsend after a 20 mile bike ride!! Would definetly recommend this motel! Within walking distance to downtown sites and restaurants.

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Narbonne, France
Reviewed 20 February 2015

i booked the top floor apartment. very large and comfortable,very nice bathroom . the place was so so clean . the flat has double glass windows,so no noise at all . the staff was very helpful place to come back

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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: ₹ 6,305 - ₹ 8,764 (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
Hotel Style:
#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
“Best place; Nice Location:”
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