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Fern Motel

4.0 of 5 4 Westminster Ave | Tamatea, Napier, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Rotorua
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The proprietors are lovely & went out of their way to help us. The location for our needs was also well appointed. Stayed two nights. My husband & I were disappointed in the units on offer. Yes they were clean & tidy & well presented but SO OLD!!! Block walls, cupboards & draws that stick. Dividing door between sleeping areas... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Was told by the lady at check in that she would normally upgrade the customers to a deluxe room but there weren't any left at that time. Maybe we might have been happier if we got the upgrade. The room was okay but the shower and toilet definitely needs an upgrade!! There wasn't any heating in the shower and toilet... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Lovely motel. Being on a main road, it can be a little noisy, but the room I had came with double glazing, so cut the noise considerably.Beautiful furnishings, great little private outdoor patio, excellent kitchenette, good lighting in the bathroom, warm and friendly hosts - all in all, a great place to stay.

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I don't normally write reviews but our stay at the Fern Motel in Napier was so spectacular I just had to :) I stayed in the Fern Motel in Napier for three weeks this year. I have travelled widely with my family and have stayed in all sorts of hotels and motels. I have to say that the Fern Motel... More 

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

We stayed here for one night as we had a wedding to go to at mission estate. This motel was located handy to where we needed to go and when I rang to make the booking the host was very helpful and allowed us a early check in, so we would not be late for our function. Unfortunately I found... More 

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

we have just stayed at the fern motel for two nights, the rooms were spotless, but a little disappointing. beds comfortable and linen was excellent quality. the one down side to our stay was that we arrived on Friday afternoon and on the Saturday afternoon after being out most of the day with our children they went for a swim... More 

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Roma, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

We stayed at the Fern for a total of 6 nights two blocks of three nights at the start and the end of out NZ holiday, and with a disaster with the pre-booked Auckland Motel or should I say cat box. The hosts Bernard and Finy are very friendly and helpful in every way. The rooms are spotless and the... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We spent a night here on our way back from Wellington. After some disappointments with other advance booking, we decided to "walk-in" instead. The host was very friendly, she patiently showed me and my two kids the room to make sure that the kids are happy with it. The hotel has a small playground and a pool (non-heat) which to... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

After having a horrific experience in a different motel which had industrial amounts of air freshener to hide the smell of cat pee, the Fern Motel was a haven. Walking into the room, it smelled of.......nothing, sweet nothing. I've stayed several times and it is always scrupulously clean. The studio unit is nifty and compact with a well-designed bathroom, light... More 

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New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

Had to go on business again and rang for bookings - Had a large group with us - no problems had family room plus one other - Nothing is a bother for the excellent hosts The motel is always clean and friendly and it is great that small dog who travels with us can stay too! We always stay here... More 

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Address: 4 Westminster Ave | Tamatea, Napier, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Fern Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Napier
#4 Family Hotel in Napier
#19 Luxury Hotel in Napier

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