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BEST WESTERN Ballina Motel

393 Gloucester Street, Napier, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ohau, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We choose this location as it was close to our conference venue at Pettigrew Arena. We didn't know what to expect but were very impressed. Clean, spacious rooms with comfy beds. As a corporate traveller, travelling with colleagues it was great to have a 2 bedroom unit with 2 bathrooms. Good kitchen facilities, amazingly friendly service. Would definitely stay again... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This place was perfect for us as we were attending a wedding at the Mission Estate Vineyards. was but a hop skip and a jump to get there. It isn't really too far either from Napier, if you wanted to have a quick look around there and venture into town. It was also nice as it was away from the... More 

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Urumqi, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

The layout works well for 3 or 4 people traveling together. Have units with either a single or a double bed in the living area. Waking distance to restaurants and wine bar, and a nice morning run up the hill with a whole foods cafe for juice on the way back. Ask at reception for the map.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Our sporting group spent 5 days at the Ballina. We were very impressed with the facilities and location. Everything was modern and the decor is tasteful. Tim could not have been more helpful. The teens loved the wi-fi and I loved the spa bath and heated mirror. Ballina is quiet and we had no complaints.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

We stayed for Easter. The location was very convenient for visiting friends and wineries over the holidays. The room was spacious and clean, but a bit worn and dated. Unfortunately we were in the first room, so had the road noise and the repetitive noise of the reception buzzer. Ask for a room at the back if you get a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

If Taradale is your choice of destination - think apple orchards, vineyards, cycle paths (not overwhelming but not underwhelming either), a hop skip & jump from Napier - then this motel is a pretty good choice. Located on busy Gloucester st, it's easy to find & a short walk into town. The rooms are large - it seems a king... More 

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Wierd. We accessed this booking through a Grabone Deal - looking for a regular place to stay as we visit the Hawkes Bay often and The Church is just a little cost prohibitive. This property is clean and spacious and would have suited if only... The manager was more hospitable and friendly. And they hadn't tried to shirk out of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Stayed here for around a week during a family wedding. The rooms were comfortable, clean, and very spacious with a well supplied stock of coffee/tea/biscuits. The staff were all friendly and the manager Tim couldn't do enough to help. When the second wedding car failed to show he saved the day by shutting the office and driving the bridal party... More 

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Waiuku, Waikato, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

"Grabone Deal". After a long trip from Auckland to Napier all we wanted was a friendly Motel that was clean, tidy and ready. We booked in and shown to our "Suite"everything was excellent. Our choice of a free breakfast was a pleasant surprise and a platter of cheese and crackers was superb. It was peaceful and relaxing the only hard... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This motel is located just outside of downtown Napier (about 10 minute drive). It is very clean and has well appointed rooms! There are lots of utensils to cook with. The owner is very friendly and was helpful in assisting us!! I would highly recommend this hotel to anyone wanting to visit Napier.

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