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City Close Motel

3.0 of 5 Motel   |   50 Munroe St.,, Napier, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015
John_M255115 Wellington, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Worse Motel ever stayed in, dirty sheets, walls smelly didn't even want to use the shower or towels, woman most unpleasant not welcoming at all. Didn't even want to stay there but she said had to pay for first night so stayed, moved out next day by 8.30 went to Information Centre where Tai was more than helpful and found... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

If you don't mind the dated décor then City Close is a reasonable option for those wanting to be 5 minutes walk away from the city centre. We stayed in Unit 6 which is a smallish studio with a king size bed. There was a full kitchen with Shacklock Orion stove, microwave and which was well equipped. The only place... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Originally 4 of us were going to stay in one room but after someone preferred their own room, and a couple of late additions to our travelling party, we had 5 people in the biggest room in the place and the other person with their own room. I think motels like this get a bit of a bad rap unfairly... More 

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Otorohanga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I had a business meeting and my son was able to walk to all the activities he want to do. We were able to find our way to and from the motel to where we wanted to go with ease. The motel was clean and had everything we wanted.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 via mobile

Units have full kitchen and are fairly spacious. However the bathroom is tiny as, sliding doors are used to separate shower, toilet and kitchen. It has free wifi and parking space. It is walking distance to art deco streets of Napier. It was very quiet at night, you'll definitely get a good night's sleep. Owners are very nice people.

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9 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Only stayed one night here, but found the location of the motel was excellent, and the staff were friendly. It was exactly what we wanted and expected from our stay. The room was pretty clean and although some furniture was a bit outdated, that didn't cause any issues. We impressed with the room service breakfast prices, although we had other... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

We inquired at the i-site in Napier about a room for the night with free WiFi. And were booked into a room at City Close. It turned out to be a good location for going into the city center to check out all the beautiful art deco buildings. There is a huge grocery store within walking distance. The room we... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

unit was crammed very outdated décor we were there over a week and our towels were not serviced daily lucky if it was every three days unit was cold and when we left oil heater going they would come in once we had gne out and turn it off so when we returned unit was like a freezer most unpleasant... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

we booked a wrong date accomodation. but the lady there rang around and helped us to find another accomodation during the hot season. very nice people. did not end up living there, but will try to be there next time.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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7 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

We chanced upon City Close Motel purely by accident. The unit was very clean, tidy, and for a 3 night stay over a long weekend, this worked out well. It is a 3 star property, basic, but comfortable with TV, stove, microwave, fridge , off street car parking, and laundry facilities. Bedside lamps turned on / off by touching them... More 

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Address: 50 Munroe St.,, Napier, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — City Close Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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