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The Nautilus

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   387 Marine Parade, Napier, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    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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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

While touring the North Island of New Zealand in September of 2013 we stopped in the sea side city of Napier on the East Coast. What a beautiful little city right on the ocean. We stayed a couple of days at The Natilus and we loved it. Very spacious room with clean modern bathroom. A jacuzzi hot tub was in... More

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nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a positive review. We are so pleased that you had such a great time and appreciated the property. More

Manila, Philippines
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39 reviews 39 reviews
35 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location on Marine Drive. Parking really tight! Reception staff friendly enough but not very helpful. Housekeeping was very mediocre with some good days and some bad days. Despite booking months in advance the Motel had very special rates for walk-in customers. Tells you something. The room was full of cheap faux pas leather furniture. The large jacuzzi occupied a... More

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nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

We apologise that you had a disappointing experience when you stayed with us. It is unfortunate that you didn't mention that you were not happy with the room as we could of offered you other options. As you booked several months in advance the room rate was clearly stated our website tariff for that particular suite. The board located at... More

auckland, new zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed two nights in a second floor suite which had a decent size balcony that got the morning sun. There is a luggage lift to get bags up to the second and third levels. Bed was very comfortable with good linen. Good heavy drapes kept the room dark which were great for a sleep-in. Bathroom was super-clean with nice but... More

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nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thankyou for taking the time to post a review and we do appreciate your feedback. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the property and the facilities, the comment on the water temperature has been noted and has been looked into. We are sorry the you were having trouble with the internet but during your stay there was a power... More

Taranaki Region, New Zealand
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39 reviews 39 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay in Hawkes Bay and the quality of the room contributed to that pleasure. All rooms face the sea just across the road. We were on the 2nd (top_ floor which was even better. All rooms have a nice balcony with full width glass/doors which was nice to sit at after a day testing the wines... More

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nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thankyou for your lovely comments and for the positive feedback. So glad you were able to relax on the balcony. Its great seeing you making the most of your time in Hawkes Bay experiencing the wineries. Hopefully on your next visit the sun will be shining. More

Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here on the weekend for a weekend getaway and wanted to stay somewhere nice and its safe to say we got that. Lovely spacious room, very modern clean and tidy. Lots of comfortable seating and the spa was just lovely. The only thing I would comment on was that there was no hair dryer (... More

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nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thankyou for your review, we are delighted that you enjoyed your weekend getaway and the facilities in the room. Sorry you didn't find the hair dryer as there is one in every room located in the bedside cabinet. Reception would of been most willing to assist you to advise where it was. On arrival we could of relocated you to... More

Australia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay here very much. A nice big room on the top floor which had a big spa bath in the bedroom (not in the bathroom). Warm and cozy. Comfortable bed, kitchenette. We ordered a meal from the restaurant next door and it was wonderful. We were able to take the meal up to our room and return... More

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nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thankyou for your lovely comments from your recent stay with us. Pleased that you enyoyed your stay and the wonderful views from your room. More

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We stayed here for two nights and were thrilled with our stay. The room was spacious and well furnished, clean, warm and light. The spa bath was one of the reasons we had chosen this hotel, along with the fact that the hotel had been recommended to us by my brother and sister in law when they had stayed there... More

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nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thankyou so much for taking the time to post a glowing review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and loved the time you spent in the spa. The ocean view from the room is wonderful and the morning sunshine rise is spectacular. We at The Nautilus enjoy meeting people and were only to pleased to help you. More

Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights while in Napier for a weekend away with friends. You certainly get value for money in this hotel. Booking was easily done over the phone and check in was a breeze with friendly and helpful reception staff. The room was clean and to a high standard with all amenities. The rooms we stayed in... More

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nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thankyou so much for the wonderful review and your remmendation for future guests to also experience The Nautilus. We do appreciate your feedback and we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We loved that you enjoyed your spa and were able to relax on the balcony. More

Adelaide, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We were traveling in a small motorhome and just needed some extra comforts for a night. Somewhere to have a warm shower, wash the clothes, have a good long night's sleep and perhaps do our own cooking. We drove along the foreshore and found these three storey apartments overlooking the ocean. We decided that if we could get an apartment... More

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nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thankyou so much for taking the time to post a review and for the positive feedback. Its was great knowing that you made the most of your time in Napier. More

New Plymouth, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Very pleasant room on the third floor overlooking the beachfront. Traffic noise was minimal even with the balcony door open. Very clean and tidy throughout and the kitchen had a good selection of plates, pots and pans etc. On the down side, the rounded/warped base of the frying pan proved a challenge on the flat top hob and was pretty... More

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nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thankyou for taking the time to write a review of your stay at The Nautilus. We have since replaced the frying pan and have readjusted the shower door. We would be delighted to host you again when you are back in Napier. More

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Address: 387 Marine Parade, Napier, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Nautilus 5*
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