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The County Hotel Napier

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12 Browning Street | Hawkes Bay, Napier 4015, New Zealand
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

One of the best hotels we stayed in during our three weeks in NZ. Situated in the centre of Napier, this boutique hotel offers an ambience of years gone by with excellent hospitality. Adding to our appreciation of this hotel was the convenience of the onsite fine dining restaurant. We made a reservation in preparation for our late arrival into... More 

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London
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59 reviews 59 reviews
34 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed just one night in this lovely hotel. We were checked in by a very sweet receptionist Ashleigh who was very helpful in trying to sort out a problem with the TV in our room. Our room was lovely and large and comfortable. We enjoyed the extras provided - especially the port made by the owner. The bed was... More 

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Bettendorf, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The location is just a block from the bay and near restaurants and shops. The room was paneled in wood and had huge windows. The bath had a tub separate from the shower and was all white. The sink did not have a counter which makes doing my hair and makeup a little awkward. The shower had great water pressure.... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel was originally the county government office building. It survived the devastating 1930's earthquake, and was refurbished in the art deco style that is so popular in Napier. The room would have been fine, except there were three adults in a room suited for just two. The hotel put a cot in the room -- by the time three... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel is beautifully restored and within walking distance of the best Napier has to offer. Whats even better than this charming building are the lovely helpfull staff. Chris emerging from the office always has a smile on his face and words of advice on what to see and do and makes your experience memorable and very pleasant. I recommend... More 

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Hawkins, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is quite amazing and is totally new and modernized in the correct places. It was built during the Art Deco Period of the last century and has retained all of the charm of that period, but is also filled with comfort and showers and FREE WIFI. They had an excellent breakfast with our rooms that kept us going... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I spent two nights here- a charming refit of an old government office- nice old features, leadlight windows a beautiful timber stair- and it is in an excellent location. But what is really to be commended about this hotel is the staff and service. The staff were local, so knew the local bars, the local wines and were helpful and... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We just had a lovely night at The County Hotel last weekend, where we received a very warm welcome from the owner of the hotel Chris Barons. The hotel is a trip back in time but with all the modern day amenities. Rooms are very comfortable and spacious. Enjoyed the old antiquities in the hotel. Would definitely stay here again... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wonderful - Exceptional Service Hospitality Food and Luxury all wrapped together under one roof at the County Hotel in Napier. A Must Stay in Napier. We also were lucky enough to be invited to a discounted wine tasting at The NZ Wine Centre another must do in Napier. Last suggestion pick one of ten vineyards close by and take the... More 

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San Diego, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After a long drive to Napier we were greeted warmly by John at the front desk. From the get-go he made sure to meet our every needs. Chloe and Chris were also fantastic. Chris was lively and provided fantastic recommendations of local wineries and local sites to see. Each room is named after an NZ native bird. We stayed in... More 

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