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Motel de la Mer

4.0 of 5 Motel   |   321 Marine Parade, Napier, New Zealand
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Ranked #7 of 47 Hotels in Napier
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic, made to feel very welcome (don't always get that on a motorcycle) room was really comfortable, fantastic big spa bath, good undercover park for the bike, easy walk in to town. Owners are friendly and nothing was a bother. Would recommend to anyone!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for 5 nights and found the place to be nice and clean and well appointed. Only 12 units, each with a Spa Bath. The owners are extremely pleasant and helpful, providing advice on sights and restaurants.

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Manchester
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Right from the greeting by John on arrival you will enjoy your time here. Across the road from the sea and close to everything you need to see and do in Napier. Spotlessly clean thanks to Llanys and beautifully kept. A real gem. You must try John's breakfast.

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south yorkshire
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We stayed one night, the Motel is great, very clean, rooms set back unlike others on the road, lovely helpful hosts. Near to the centre and just cross the rd to the sea. Good value the room has everything you need, cooker, fridge, spa bath, comfy bed and air con.

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61 reviews 61 reviews
20 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Great location, clean, spacy, confirm all previous comments read before I booked this place. The place is more what I expected and we felt very welcomed from the host. The apartment is huge and comfortable near to all important places in town.

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glasgow
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

A great welcome from John who was so helpful. Great location and spotless accommodation. It felt just like coming home each evening of our 3 night stay. Hope to be back in the area sometime and this is where I would stay.

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Dunsborough
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Mine host, John, was very helpful and obliging and was good with his recommendations as to the need to see things in Napier. The room was large and the breakfasts were good and on time. The location ius good with the ocean 100 metres away. Shopping was closeby as was public transport (buses).

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We spent 5 nights at the Motel de la Mer and it proved to be an excellent choice. The owner gave us really good advice on the best places to go in the area and this meant we were able to get the best out of our time in Napier. Highly recommended.

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York, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
43 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

A warm welcome from a helpful and friendly owner; shown to our room - that's the way to do it right! We stayed for a couple of nights in a large first floor room. With floor to ceiling windows onto the balcony walkway there was some lack of privacy but hardly a problem. A good kitchenette and dining area backed-up... More 

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wellington
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Nice motel, friendly service. Bed comfortable, room well supplied and attractive, bathroom excellent, spa bath included but not tried. Lights at bed side not very "romantic" (downlights) and could be easier to turn on and off from one side or other. basic cooking area but adequate for warming food. could do with net curtain to close off view from outside... 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:
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De La Mer Hotel
Hotel Style:
#6 Romantic Hotel in Napier
#7 Luxury Hotel in Napier

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