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Bluewater Hotel

10 West Quay, Napier, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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40 reviews
16 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were lucky to be upgraded to a top floor apartment; the fixtures are all very nice and modern (except the shower head which wasn't adjustable) and the view was great with a big window in the master bedroom. Blackout curtains should have made it easy to sleep, except all four beds in the room were too hard! Causing an... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just loved this hotel !!!!! The room was large, spacious and exceptionally clean with a spa bath and shower. The beds were so comfortable with lovely linens. The location of the hotel is brilliant, stunning views across the water and close to some lovely restaurants. The reception team were warm and friendly and were very helpful with things to... More 

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Bluewater19, Manager at Bluewater Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your valuable time to write this review Good to hear you enjoyed you with us in Napier Would love to see you again, next time your travels take you back to Napier More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Fantastic location with the best Laos restaurant behind. Great for a walk or a drink in the local bars. We had a 2 bedroom suite for our family of 4. size was good and had almost a full kitchen. there was a hole where the oven would normally be and another hole where a dishwasher would be. It has been... More 

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Bluewater19, Front Office Manager at Bluewater Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property. It is pleasing to read that your stay was, on majority, a comfortable and pleasing one. I apologies if some aspects of your accommodation fell below your expectation. Rest assured that your comments have been documented and will certainly be looked into. Hope to see you again on your next... More 

Gisborne, New Zealand
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

When you drive past this hotel and look at the pictures online you think you are getting something quite modern and with amazing views, unfortunately we couldn't see the harbour from our room we were just looking out at a mini putt course. The bath room was very dated there was a tiny hot tub with a shower over it... More 

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Bluewater19, Manager at Bluewater Hotel, responded to this review

Firstly, I would like to thank you for taking your time to share your experience and concerns of your stay at the Bluewater Hotel, but I am sorry we did not meet your expectations. What really concerned me, was the cleanliness of your dishes in your room, all our ladies get full training, my sincerest apologies. We are looking to... More 

Gold Coast, Australia
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I grew up in Napier but have lived away for the last ten years, so I know the area really well. We were looking forward to staying here. At first everything was fine , clean furnishings were nice, it had a kitchenette. The bed was really comfy. The let down came when I 7 year old thought it would be... More 

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Bluewater19, Front Office Manager at Bluewater Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Bluewater Hotel Napier. I am sorry that your experience did not meet your expectations; please allow me to express my sincerest apologies. At Bluewater Hotel, we strive to provide a superior service experience for every customer; therefore your feedback is very important to us. Please rest... More 

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I have been staying at the above hotel for the last 7 years and i thought it was about time i put it in writing as to why i stay here.From the first time i checked into this hotel ,the reception staff made me feel very welcome and were interested in how my day had gone and made sure that... More 

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Bluewater19, Front Office Manager at Bluewater Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is always a pleasure to read such positive feedback from one of our loyal guests. We love having you stay and hope to see you again soon. More 

Rotorua, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

When I booked online I thought I would be getting a room with at least a bit of a view of the harbour, not a dark room opening directly onto the car park. Maybe ringing instead of booking on line would have been a better option? However finding the bed made up with dirty sheets, was totally unexceptable. Even though... More 

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Bluewater19, Front Office Manager at Bluewater Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Emmrnz I was disappointed to read that your experience did not meet your expectations. Please accept my sincere apologies. I have taken your comments onboard. Rest assured corrective action will be taken and I will personally look into this and I will share it with my team so that we can constantly improve. Please get in touch with me... More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We were very happy with our room. Room 28. Good value for the money.. We had a great meal in the restaurant on the first night and can strongly recommend LAOS the restaurant across the road, Staff were excellent when one of our group had a medical event late at night.

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Thank you for taking the time to make this review, we hope you are well and fully recovered now More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We stayed here for three nights during the Art Deco festival. The hotel is located in a very mixed commercial / light industrial / area of Napier about 5km from the centre of town. It has a small reception area and a restaurant/bar attached at the end of the hotel by separate entrance (we didn't dine at the restaurant but... More 

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Bluewater19, Front Office Manager at Bluewater Hotel, responded to this review

Dear MBSULLY, We appreciate you taking the time to submit a review. It is pleasing to read that your stay was, on majority, a comfortable and pleasing one. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
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48 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

My wife and I stayed here for 2 nights while in Napier for a family birthday. We arrived late on the Friday night so arrangements were made to leave the key in our room with the door unlocked. I was expecting a bit more for the money spent on our 'hotel' room. I think all it really is, is a... More 

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Bluewater19, Front Office Manager at Bluewater Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us here at The Bluewater, we have taken all your comments onboard. More 

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