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The Nautilus

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387 Marine Parade, Napier, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is ideally situated on the Old Beach Front Marine Parade within striking distance off all the major tourist attractions, close to the shops and great resturants. The hotel rooms are very luxurious and top class. The Bedroom has a Spa Pool in it, Separate ensuite and kitchen and Living Room the Balcony overlooks the beautiful Pacific Ocean. Free wifi... More 

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This motel is pleasingly deceptive. It looks unassuming outside, but the rooms are great. We had an executive suite with a lovely living area with bi-fold doors opening onto the balcony for fabulous sea views. Aircon means you can keep the windows closed at night. Spa bath is enormous and the walk-in shower is spacious with a powerful jet. Small... More 

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was amazing. Beautiful room and even better in room spa - just 1m from the bed! Very tidy and well maintained facilities with sea views. Free wifi! Would definitely consider this again if I returned to Napier. Staff were friendly and helpful on check in.

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Devonport, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our room was on the top floor and the view was fantastic. Spa was huge and I was happy to discover a separate shower as well. Kitchen was well equipped with quality crockery and cutlery. Bit of a walk to the city centre if you have any disabilities but couple of restaurants close by. Absolute pleasure to stay here, just... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great motel, suited us perfectly for a weekend in Napier. Room service was good, facilities were adequately maintained and staff were very helpful. Would highly recommend! Only negative would be the beds were a bit solid, but to be honest was a very minor issue.

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Waikato New Zealand
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50 reviews 50 reviews
18 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a room on the top floor and we enjoyed fantastic views from the balcony and also from our bed. The decor is really nice and well looked after.The spa bath is fantastic and the room was absolutely spotless and serviced daily. We didn't have any noise issues from the road. The only disappointment was that we couldn't test... More 

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nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thank you for writing such a positive review. We are always pleased to hear from guests that have had a great stay. Glad you enjoyed the facilities and the wonderful view from your room. Look forward to hosting you again. More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hi, Thinking of somewhere to stay, look no further than the Nautilus, it is very comfortable and well situated on the beach front and close to main shopping centre. The staff are great, special mention to Restaurant staff, service was first class and great quality of food. Highly recommended

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nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

It is great to know that you had a wonderful experience when staying with us. I have complemented the staff in the Restaurant as requested. We are all focused on giving the guest a memorable stay. Thanks for writing a review More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Normally I stay at Pebble Beach down the road, but it was full, so I chose to stay at the Nautilus a few doors down. My first impression when arriving on the premises wasn't that great, outdoor decor/seating was rusty and the parking spaces were quite small. I was greeted by friendly staff and given the spill on the free... More 

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nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Many thanks for staying with us, we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and the facilities of The Nautilus. Hopefully we can accommodate you again. More 

Narbonne, France
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

the place is very clean,staff very very helpful. facing the sea was nice but it get noisy because of the road . in fact the windows are not double glass . the bathroom is very nice , they have a laundry room,so easy to use ,

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nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

So pleased that you enjoyed your stay and the facilities of the hotel. The road can be busy during peak times as the hotel is centrally located to the city but we have hash glass in the windows to quieten the noise. Thank you for staying with us. More 

New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We stayed here for a night last week and wish we had time to stay longer. Excellent location , spacious room and spotlessly clean. Very friendly reception. Highly recommend this motel to anyone visiting Napier.

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nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thank you for such a great review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and the time you spend in Napier. More 

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