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The County Hotel Napier

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   12 Browning Street | Hawkes Bay, Napier 4015, New Zealand
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Ranked #3 of 47 hotels in Napier
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Patumahoe, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just back from an outstanding weekend at The County Hotel (Aug 2014). To all those travellers wondering whatever happened to amazing hotel staff, and where they have been disappearing to,they all went to The County in Napier! Food was sublime - think we easily ate through most of the menu, hard to make room for the full cooked breakfast after... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We dined at the County restaurant last week and I must say it was a memorable experience. Pre dinner drinks in the bar with Michelle our host was enjoyable and then Karl our restaurant manager went over and above to make our experience exceptional. His knowledge and attitude as awesome. The quality of the food topped it off and overall... More

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Gisborne, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had stayed at the county Easter 1999. It was excellent. We stayed early July 2014 and it was better. The staff are amazing and value for money is second to none Churchill's bar is very cool. We could not have been happier with our stay. please book this hotel as part of your Napier stay - you will not... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel staff was second to none in service. The room and the hotel overall were charming and full of character. The hotel restaurant and bar had great service and wonderful food/drinks (especially the French toast for breakfast. Kris,the owner, personally came up to my husband and I to make sure our stay exceeded our expectations, which it did. Everyone... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In Napier for a business event, The County Hotel was a great find. The place has a traditional English feel to it; lot's of wood panelling, period furniture and traditional features. Staff were friendly and efficient. My room on the first floor was a little hard to find - up the stairs, through the library and through another set of... More

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just stayed at the County Hotel. Wonderful attentive staff, the only hotel we have been given a tour of and shown to our room by the receptionist when we checked in. Great rooms and the detailing was perfect for the period. Churchills bar was perfect for an after dinner drink. Bird names for rooms was a lovely touch

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Napier, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My Girlfriend and I had a romantic night at the County Hotel and you couldn't find a better place to have it. The old world charm and service was excellent. We had a beautiful meal in the restaurant and lovely cooked breakfast. I would highly recommend the hotel to anyone travelling to Napier.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been staying at The County for one night a month for about three to four years and have no reason to change. Value for money it beats any other places and the location is perfect. I generally am there on business but have also spent occasional social weekends there and have never been disappointed. A complementary glass of port... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for somewhere to stay in Napier for a night during a week-long road trip, and wanted a place that was art deco/period correct, not some new building made to look ‘old’. The County Hotel was perfect. Not only does it have superb ‘30s décor, it’s beautifully presented, and my wife and I couldn’t fault the service from... More

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Howick, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The frontline staff and manager are wonderful, knowledgable and treat you like part of their family. The motel is in walking distance to boutique shops and restaurants. Our room had character and comfort all rolled into one. But the staff from the restaurant, snugg bar, reception and cleaners are a clear reflection of professionalism. The manager is an absolute hoot... More

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ChristopherNapier, Reservations Manager at The County Hotel Napier, responded to this review

Your review is so very much appreciated by our team and management! We do thank you for your lovely comments and your time taken to post your thoughts on Trip advisor. We are pleased you enjoyed & valued the unique charm we have created at The County Hotel. Thank you for choosing to stay with us! We look forward to... More

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Address: 12 Browning Street | Hawkes Bay, Napier 4015, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — The County Hotel Napier 5*
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Retreat to the splendour of an Edwardian Boutique hotel inthe heart of Napier, the Art Deco capital of the world and the centre of the Hawkes Bay Wine Country. Experience the enchantment and elegance of former times with the comforts of today in a beautifully restored hotel. Faithfully refurbished as a boutique hotel in 1995 the County Hotel now stands as Napier's flagship Hotel. 18 luxury rooms ranging from grand to exquisite. ... more   less 
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