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BEST WESTERN Ballina Motel

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   393 Gloucester Street, Napier, New Zealand
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Ranked #19 of 47 hotels in Napier
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nelson, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the first time to Napier for me with work. I was put up at this motel and loved it. Warm , comfortable and homely. The room was fresh an clean the bed super comfortable and the shower great an hot. Good range of tv channels , close to shops and great range of eateries. Highly recommend , all... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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165 reviews 165 reviews
85 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Setting up for a road trip I used TA to help sort out an option for Napier. Since this was a BW I figured it had to have a minimal level of comfort, but I was wrong. This place was extremely nice, comfortable, and a role model for roadside motels. The room was large with excellent linens, comfortable bed, tele... More

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Burke, Virginia
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We just returned from our New Zealand trip and are delighted with our stay at the Ballina. Cozy, sweet and inviting, it provided a true haven to rest. We were shown to our room so we could inspect it and given fresh milk for our coffee...a New Zealand tradition. The room was spacious with a beautiful balcony and wonderful comfy... More

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Enniskillen, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

During our visit to New Zealand we stayed for 2 nights in the Ballina Motel and cannot sing its praises high enough. Our large room was spotless and everything we required was at hand. Tim in reception was very friendly and helpful during our stay and booked a table at Mission Winery for us for my wife's birthday mel. Next... More

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65 reviews 65 reviews
27 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Business-like hotel reception. Very big and clean room with en-suite bathroom and kitchenette. Nice balcony with a remote seasight, where we had our breakfast. Location near livelyTaradale city. Bit expensive. Tip : as Napier City is about 10 km away, take Bus 12. Guido and Marlène, Gent, Belgium

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Feilding, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

My daughter & I stayed at The Ballina Motel on the 22nd & 23rd of January 2014 for my daughter's 10th birthday. Lynda met us at the reception desk & made us feel very welcome & special straight away. She showed us to our gorgeous apartment & suggested where to park. Our apartment was perfect, plenty of room, quiet, clean... More

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Ardrossan, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014 via mobile

This is a lovely motel, we stayed here for four nights and could not have asked for better the staff were friendly welcoming, the accommodation was great and the air conditioning was just perfect, there was everything you could ask for even down to the extra touches like crisps and chocolate and free newspaper every morning. The laundry was very... More

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North Vancouver
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Lynda greeted us with friendliness, smiles and care! She gave us an upgraded room with no charge. Showed us to the suite, brought us extra coffee, hot chocolate and fresh milk for our morning coffee. She called a taxi for us with no hesitation...even though we had to change our plans a few times she was happy to assist. Room... More

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Tim S, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Ballina Motel, responded to this review

All of our staff go out of their way to try and make our guests stay as enjoyable as possible and they really appreciate it when their efforts are acknowledged. Thank you for your feedback. More

Melbourne, Australia
20 reviews 20 reviews
20 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

This is a very comfortable motel, clean, modern and well equipped. It is so good that the New Zealand Motels nearly all have excellent cooking facilities which is a time saving convenience if you are on a road trip. There was not aircon. at this motel and although the breeze came through and cooled it down it did get uncomfortable... More

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Tim S, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Ballina Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. Unfortunately, regarding the lack of aircon, it would appear you have confused the Ballina Motel with another hotel or motel, as all our rooms have air conditioning which our guests can adjust to their preferred temperature by cooling the rooms down during the hotter months and heating them up during the colder months to ensure... More

London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

Thank you for our wonderful stay on Christmas Eve. Made our Christmas more than enjoyable. Clean, comfortable, quiet, excellent attention to detail with great extra touches. Highly recommend this motel to anyone.

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Address: 393 Gloucester Street, Napier, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — BEST WESTERN Ballina Motel 4.5*
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One of Hawke's Bay's newest luxury air-conditioned motels - the place where those in the know choose to spend their time while staying in Napier. What makes the BEST WESTERN Ballina Motel special is our small size allows us to focus on those important little details and provide personal service to ensure that your stay is both a relaxing and memorable experience. All our spacious rooms are air-conditioned (to provide some relief from Hawke's Bay's high summer temperatures and warmth in winter), and furnished to a high standard of quality which is reflected in our 4 Stars rating. Our quiet residential location (there are no crashing waves, barking seals, trucks or trains thundering through the night to keep you awake) ensures that you arise fully refreshed to take on the new day's challenges and fully enjoy the great Hawke's Bay lifestyle and glorious weather. Centrally located in Taradale midway between Napier and Hastings city centers - ensures that you are close to all of Hawke's Bay's diverse range of activities and attractions. Within easy walking distance of the cafe's restaurants, bars, and the main shopping center of Taradale. If you are looking for more than a standard motel, but not the excessive expense of a hotel then you are in the right place. Our accommodation makes the ideal base for visitors to Hawke's Bay. ... more   less 
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