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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 #5 of 47 hotels in Napier
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Chris and the ladies at the County Hotel made my stay at Napier truly wonderful. The hotel is picturesque and with it's private historical library and antique furnishings, brings a touch of class to this already elegant city. I will definitely stay here again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Really good value for money. Impeccable service and outstanding meals . We will be staying here again. We loved the copy of old newspaper the Hawke's Bay Herald 1864 delivered each morning. The hotel is central and we could walk around Napier and then return to drinks in Churchill. Lovely atmosphere.

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Napier, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have just had an enjoyable three course lunch - plenty to select from, and the fare was delicious. Well done chef. The reception and waiting staff were well-mannered and polite. The wine, a Crab Farm Winery Chardonnay was also delicious.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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42 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OK, it's not flash modern (thank goodness!), but it's certainly got style; and it's in keeping with Napier's old-world charm. Everything you are likely to need works exactly as it should. The staff are welcoming and friendly; the room is immaculately presented; the panelled reception area, landings and corridors evoke the comfort of another age, as they are supposed to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here last weekend and the two things that most impressed us were the old world charm of the Hotel both inside and out together with the great atmosphere in the Churchill Bar. The staff were all really friendly and went out of their way to assist in anyway. Chris the Owner was very personable and seemed very interested... More

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9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our sixth consecutive year staying at the County for the Art Deco weekend, and the consistently excellent standard of the hotel was again in evidence. Not just the accommodation, which is lovely (particularly appreciate the large, airy bathrooms in the top floor suites ) and the space to spread out our 1920s and 30s wardrobes), but most importantly... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the Huia suite for 1 night and absolutely loved the period furniture and attention to detail. It was beautifully appointed, immaculate and had a real wow factor as far as we were concerned. We would have liked to stay longer. The owner and staff went out of their way to be friendly, welcoming and generous. The breakfast... More

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Round Rock, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked this room because of Trip Advisor rating. What a great place. The location was perfect, the staff were very accommodating, the rooms have an old world charm. Each room is named for a NZ bird species. There is a great library with complimentary port served in the evenings. The beds are super comfy!

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Immediately adjacent to the Art Deco Centre of Napier, this hotel oozes the nostalgic charm of the era. Predating the earthquake of 1931 it has been wonderfully renovated with an on site restaurant offering first class cuisine, equally brilliant bar food and breakfast. All the staff helpful efficient and friendly. Free Wi-fi access and to computer internet. No hidden extras.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Very traditional and panelled timber everywhere. You are surrounded by lots of Art Deco touches, including some very tasteful furniture. An interesting touch was the free port after the meal. There was a large bathroom in the Rea room, all the rooms are named rather than numbered, with an interesting layout. The room had easy access for the lifts etc.... More

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Also Known As:
County Hotel Napier
Address: 12 Browning Street | Hawkes Bay, Napier 4015, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Luxury Hotel in Napier
#9 Family Hotel in Napier
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — The County Hotel Napier 5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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