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Motel de la Mer

4.0 of 5 Motel   |   321 Marine Parade, Napier, New Zealand
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Ranked #13 of 47 Hotels in Napier
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Rooms
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
20 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW

What a wonderful place. The location was excellent, just across the road from the promenade, and less than 5 minutes walk from the centre of Napier. The gentleman who runs this place was lovely, very helpful in suggesting places where we could eat, and also where the supermarket was. He was obviously very proud of his rooms as he was... More 

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Market Bosworth, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at Motel de la Mer on the Napier leg of our tour of New Zealand. It is well located, being a five minute walk from the Art Deco centre of Napier and across the road from the beach promenade. Check in was very efficient and the room itself, on the first floor was wonderful. It was spotlessly clean... More 

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Killingworth, Connecticut
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If there could be just one word to describe this motel it would be CLEAN!!! Had a wonderful stay and the private jacuzzi was a godsend after a 20 mile bike ride!! Would definetly recommend this motel! Within walking distance to downtown sites and restaurants.

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Narbonne, France
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i booked the top floor apartment. very large and comfortable,very nice bathroom . the place was so so clean . the flat has double glass windows,so no noise at all . the staff was very helpful place to come back

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Preston, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
21 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The motel is very well located being a 5 minute walk from the centre of Napier and although on the Marine Parade we had no problem with noise - apart from the very wild sea waves one night as sea is across the road & activity area. We had a top floor unit that was very spacious and well fitted... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

conveniently situated little motel, a short walk into the centre of Napier. Very well maintained to the point of everything cleaned and vacuumed thoroughly every day with fresh towels, coffee and tea also replenished daily. We had a studio room on the ground floor which was very large and comfortable. Enormous spa bath which took ages to fill but very... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was a surprise. Very Nice with a large jacuzzi tub in the bedroom. Well laid out room, with lots of little extras. Right across the street from the promenade and beach. A plus for some or a minus for others is that there is a kids playground right across the street and you had noise from children throughout... More 

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113 reviews 113 reviews
38 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the spacious executive suite on top floor. Bed was very comfortable and the unit was clean. Facility is located on busy road and beach views are somewhat obliterated by large building over the road. The terrace area overlooking the ocean was rendered unusable due to considerable traffic noise but with windows closed the noise did not affect... More 

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Andalucia, Spain
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose to stop in Napier as it was a convenient stopping place for us on the way from Wellington to Auckland. It was therefore a pleasant surprise to find such a well-appointed motel, with friendly and helpful owners. Our room included separate bedroom/living/kitchen areas and a hot tub. The owners directed us to the RSA club, five minutes' walk... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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117 reviews 117 reviews
25 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I cannot believe I have just seen a review of this place titled 'unfriendly'! The owners of this place are the nicest, friendliest and most helpful people I have ever encountered!!! They helped us with transport around the area, sorted out a booking we had made which went wrong, spent time chatting to us when we were waiting to go... More 

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Address: 321 Marine Parade, Napier, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Motel de la Mer 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
Hotel De La Mer
De La Mer Hotel
Hotel Style:
#6 Romantic Hotel in Napier
#12 Luxury Hotel in Napier

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