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Albatross Motel

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#11 of 47 Hotels in Napier
Certificate of Excellence
May 7 May 8
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 78*
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was in and and for a quick trip and needing to leave an early in the morning. This accommodation was close to the airport, hassle free, the staff were friendly and helpful. There was enough of everything I would recommend.

Thank katebW9571NF
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A hotel with all you need for a basic stay. Good sized room, clean and tidy. Free wifi, Sky TV, pool, spa pool. Easy walk to the beach (note: stones not sand). Easy access to bike rides as well. There are some small shops a 5 min walk around the corner including a chemist. Very pleasant stay.

Thank DesireeWehrle
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great rates. Nice and close to great bars and cafes. Nice walks nearby. Clean rooms, they were serviced every day. Quite roomy and a good sized bathroom, great shower. Helpful owners. Staff were very friendly and helpful.

Thank bronza123
Campbell River, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We asked about a room and were told that they were full-but the owner said that if we could wait, there was one just being cleaned. There had been a mix-up with the cleaning staff and the room had been overlooked to be cleaned. We did wait and were happy that we did-nice clean room with everything one could want.

Thank Catherp2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very clean and tidy with good resources. The room was comfortable with everything we needed. Great location close to town and the airport. Staff were friendly and helpful. It was a cheapish room but feel we got good value for money.

Thank jwhite6
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

3 adults stayed for 2 nights. All slept well in comfortable beds. Not a huge unit but adequate. Lovely big bathroom which is always a bonus. We were away from the road which was nice and reasonably quiet. Did not interfere with sleep. No air conditioning which would have been an issue if the Weather hadn't been cooler. We would...

Thank 187maxinec
AlbatrossNapier, Owner at Albatross Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and glad to hear you had a good sleep. Sorry we don't have air conditioning but supply fans in all rooms for those few hot nights we get in the height of summer.

Reviewed 9 March 2017

Clean and comfortable room, Friendly greeting on arrival, nice view of the sunset over the Estuary. Even though the Motel was fully booked our room was quiet and we were not disturbed by other guests. Well located, within walking distance to cafes in Ahuriri.

Thank Bev H
AlbatrossNapier, Owner at Albatross Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Regards Helen and Nigel Pedersen

Kettering, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2017

nice clean room with comfortable bed. Beware there is only a microwave, toaster and kettle in the kitchenette. And only one large bowl for cooking. There is a small pool - the hot tub was not in action when we were there as some other guest had broken the lid.

Thank Janet M
Knutsford UK
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

I gave the Albatross 4* not because it is a 4* hotel, but because it is a reasonable 2 or 3* motel. Our ground floor room had a fair sized double and a single bed. The kitchen had all the basics inc a microwave. The TV had 50 Sky channels too. It was all clean and tidy, but they had...

Thank TimBob_53
AlbatrossNapier, Owner at Albatross Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Road noise is definitely subjective, but is an issue that most motels have,which are usually in cities and near main roads and for people who either come from the country or a quiet cul de sac, any extra noise is can be an issue. But our new sound reducing wall is a big improvement. Yes...

Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 February 2017

My wife and I booking a DELUXE UNIT at the Albatross Motel, we paid more for the Deluxe Unit. So you would expect a unit better than the standard unit, right? At the time of pre-booking the deluxe unit we were asked for our visa credit card details, that’s normal. However, when we checked in at reception we were asked...

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AlbatrossNapier, Owner at Albatross Motel, responded to this review

We , the owners have just arrived back to the motel after having it under management for 3 months . Firstly we apologise for any problems that had not been fixed that were fixable. We are disappointed to hear that our managers were not available at reception. That is a big 'no no' in our book and it certainly won't...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Clean, comfortable and affordable accommodation proud to have scored 9.5/10 on Target TV, Unlimited Free Wifi, Guest Select 50+ TV Channels to choose from, 200m to the beach and overlooking the estuary. Range of room types to suit a variety of requirements and budgets. Refurbished rooms, Swimming pool and spa.You are guaranteed a warm welcome and friendly service at The Albatross. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Albatross Motel

Address: 56 Meeanee Quay | Westshore, Napier 4110, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Price Range: ₹ 4,812 - ₹ 6,854 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Albatross Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 35
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Also Known As:
Albatross Hotel Napier
Albatross Motel Napier
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#3 Best Value Hotel in Napier
#4 Business Hotel in Napier
#6 Family Hotel in Napier
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Napier
#11 Luxury Hotel in Napier
#15 Romantic Hotel in Napier
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“Very clean room and friendly owners-shared good information about what to see and do and restaurants”
Catherp2015, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We liked our first floor room”
JanetM381, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Deluxe Unit(s) are near the main road. Ask questions about the Deluxe Unit BEFORE you pay extra for it.”
  • Oven/Stove Control Knob settings (especially black knobs) faded, worn, hard to read.
  • Kitchen Stone left top ring would not work.
  • Wall Switch For the Stove & Oven (Button Switch looks faulty)
  • Kitchen Oven Door Handle
  • SOME of the Kitchen Area Ants
icad2000, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for an upper floor room for easy use of the decking.”
AndyIsobel, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We needed ground floor, mum not able to climb stairs, however upstairs had a nice view.”
hinukoa, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
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