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Bluewater Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   10 West Quay, Napier, New Zealand
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Ranked #37 of 47 hotels in Napier
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Wellington, New Zealand
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21 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My room on the middle floor was spacious, well lit (so i could use the desk at night time), great space for my suitcase, amazing view of the marina, full blackout curtains and lovely bathroom and amenities. But... the heat pump was very noisy, you had to slam the door to get it closed, and the servicing was a little... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Room was clean & very warm (we stayed in winter!) All the staff were lovely & helpful. However the bed was pretty hard & uncomfortable! -my only fault. Looked like one of the much better hotels in Napier & was affordable. Thanks for the great stay!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I have stayed at the Blue water hotel for many years a in its one of my favourite places to stay. Like all hotels they can have their good and bad days but in the main it's a great place to stay. If you like boats and the sea there is no better place to stay in Napier. To wake... More

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Havelock North, New Zealand
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Recently stayed at The Bluewater Hotel and had a wonderful stay. Excellent amenities and fabulous location. Staff were very helpful and I couldn't have asked for more them. Definitely recommend staying there.

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Napier
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

What a pitty one employee with poor customer service and a bad attitude can ruin your whole experience & perception. When other employees have to apologise & agree that you have not been treated with respect shows a lot about the toxic environment there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Stayed the night on a work trip. Contrary to some reviews found the room extremely clean. The location was excellent and the view from the balcony was superb. The bed was comfortable. Would have no hesitation staying here again. Must have struck a good night as the odour from the factory next door was not that bad. A minor issue... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

we recently stay here for a weekend and stayed in down stairs room, we ask to move up stairs after the first night as it was very noisy. Rooms were average.Shower went cold a couple of times, maybe just a problem with the mixer ,when I told management they just rolled their eyes at me.Won't be staying there again.

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

This was an average place to stay as rooms down stairs are noisy due to people in the upstairs rooms also the staff there provide an average service, i would not say they go out of there way to help you out .

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35 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We recently stayed here for 2 nights, being 2 different families in 2 bedroom apartments. We had mixed feelings after the various Tripadvisor reviews that were not always complimentary, but we can report we had a great stay. The staff, rooms, and cleanliness were all fine. The location was great, plenty of bars and restaurants within walking distance, and there... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

We stayed in March, 2014 and had a great time. We were upgraded at no cost to a suite and it couldn't have been better- large, clean, and modern with a nice balcony facing the harbor (ALL rooms face the harbor). The front counter staff was friendly and the housecleaning staff went out of their way to greet us. Dinner... More

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Address: 10 West Quay, Napier, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Bluewater Hotel 3.5*
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As a luxury hotel situated in the popular, exciting inner harbour area, the Bluewater Hotel provides a first-class stay in Napier with dazzling views of the marina,located in the rejuvenated Ahuriri quarter, is the perfect place to stay in Hawke’s Bay. ... more   less 
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