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Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

I think I should have spent an extra $10 on a better motel the bed is like sleeping in a bag of cement. Not worth the $89 for The room is very cold and could do with a heat pump or some form of insolation. This is one place I would not recommend.

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daverayner53, Owner at At the Rocks Motor Lodge, responded to this review

I am sorry you did not enjoy your stay, if there was a problem you should have told us at the time and given us the opportunity to put it right. Our beds are all under 1one year old and are Sleeyhead Executives, they also have electric blankets ,comforters and bedspreads.Extra fleece blankets are in each room. All our rooms...

Reviewed 30 April 2015 via mobile

Picked this as it advertises it has a gym but its a death trap waiting to happen. None of the equipment is safe, nor has it been serviced for a great length of time. The room was fine and what we expected.

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daverayner53, Owner at At the Rocks Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, If you don't raise a problem while you are staying it is not possible to fix a problem for your stay. This is the first ever complaint about our gym. We are a small hotel with thirteen rooms and cannot compete nor do we aim to with large commercial operations.That said we did check our...

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 April 2015

Arrived and were welcomed by Dave - very informative anf friendly. Room was a good size with the usual cooking facilities, very clean and a good shower in the bathroom. Easy to get into Napier with its many shops, bars and restaurants. Dave recommended the local fish and chip shop which we tried one night and weren'd disappointed - delicious....

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 17 February 2015

We arrived in Napier without a room reservation. We were happy to find The Rocks after checking out a few other spots. The rooms are lovely and very clean. The host, David, could not have been nicer or more helpful. It is an easy walk to the West Quay restaurant area. Good place to stay in Napier.

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1Thank Nancy M
Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 November 2014

This is one of the best motels that I have stayed in anywhere in the world!!. Top location with the most helpful host that you could find anywhere in the hospitality/accommodation business. I have been a customer for a number of years and wouldn't look at another. Winter the rooms are warmed early before you arrive! A very popular motel...

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Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 October 2014

At the rocks is a little gem. Our room was clean and comfortable, with all you would expect and a bit more. What was unexpected was the monster spa bath in our room, it was glorious and the free wifi was very handy. The location was a little out of town but it is such an easy city to get...

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1Thank Leonie C
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 August 2014

Stayed here in July 2014 winter and the room was nice and warm. Also the room was clean and tidy and modem. Bed was nice and comfy and had a good night sleep. Sevice from the front desk was good and easy to check in/out.

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1Thank Ev-Court
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 June 2014

3rd time I have stayed at The Rocks and again very good value. Arrived from Auckland 6.30pm, no reservation and the owner was great. Suggested a Studio for NZD$99.00 inc GST and even offered me a complimentary beer. Check in took 2 minutes as all my details were in their system from last couple of times. Bed very comfortable and...

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2Thank Harry7264
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 May 2014

My parents and I were coming to Napier to celebrate my sister's birthday so I booked the Family Studio 1 (2 Queen sized beds) At The Rocks and chose At The Rocks because the room came with a Spa Bath. We rang the Motorlodge about 4 hours after our estimated time of arrival to say we were still coming we...

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Brisbane Australia
Reviewed 29 April 2014

Stayed over Easter weekend. Checkin prompt & managers courteous Perhaps the smallest we stayed in but still had everything that we required. Even a nice private outdoor area But oh that window needs to go. Even though it is of a frosted type it lets in heaps of light when some goes to to the bathroom at night & forget...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • 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
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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: ₹ 5,165 - ₹ 8,254 (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
#22 Luxury Hotel in Napier
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“We booked the Executive studio which was great and affordable”
 of 5 bubbles Tuwhare, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Top decor very modern any room is a top room!!”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles 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
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles seniorkiwi, 12 Oct 2013 | Read review
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