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Motel de la Mer

#11 of 47 Hotels in Napier
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321 Marine Parade, Napier 4110, New Zealand
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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205 reviews
73 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Spotlessly clean room, good spacious bathroom and room to sit and eat. However, there was a lot of noise from the property behind and the bed was really soft so didn't get the best sleep. A few real annoyances - the room service 'tidied up' everything, including moving all my clothes from where I'd put them into a pile on... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed just 1 night here but I would have liked it to be longer. The host was both friendly, helpful and very professional. The rooms were huge and very comfortable with all amenities and free wifi is always nice. We would definitely stay here again next time we are in Napier.

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Thank Kevnads
Perth, Australia
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52 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The motel is located on the beach front, directly opposite an excellent children's playground. The city centre of Napier is an easy walk away. We booked a one bedroom suite. Our room was on the first floor or the two level complex. It was spacious and clean, ideal for our family of 4. Management were very helpful in giving us... More 

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Thank Malcolm C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful place to stay in the centre of Napier. With excellent sea views and a short walk from the Art Deco area of the city. The rooms were spacious, modern and tastefully presented. The manager was also very friendly and helpful. We would definitely use this hotel again.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a bad experience in another Motel and left after one night.This was recommended and was just lovely.Stayed in the Penthouse.lovely lounge with 2 balconies to relax and enjoy the sea views.Excellent bathroom and very comfortable bed.There was also a spa bath.The Hosts were very friendly and helpful and we would definitely stay here when we visit Napier.On our... More 

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016 via mobile

Great motel... Across from the beach, quiet at night, spacious studio with in-room spa, kitchen, dinette, well-appointed bathroom, free internet, and spotless. It's only a short walk to town and fine dining, no car necessary. Gods value.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

This was a great little place to stop over for one night. We were in a road trip around the North Island. Room was very spacious and clean. Central location so close to everything. We had a room upstairs which provided great views of the beach, however, note you do have to hurry luggage up the stairs. Pleasant surprise.

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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66 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

What a beautiful and relaxing accomodation option in the sunny Hawkes Bay. The hosts are lovely, warm and friendly people. The rooms are beautiful decorated with a rustic French theme. A huge point of difference for the area. The breakfasts are delicious and the views are tasteful. Highly recommend. 5/5

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Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand
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25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

I have stayed at this hotels many times for work and every time I am made to feel as welcome as the first, a friendly face every time. Situated on the Marine Parade opposite the sea the Hotel De La Mer is a busy luxury Motel within walking distance to shops, pubs, restaurants, movies you name it. Large rooms, some... More 

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Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Everything about this motel is top class, extremely comfortable, and convenient to shops and restaurants. It is right on Marine Parade, so the view over the ocean is quite spectacular. The owners and staff are always friendly and helpful. We stay there every time we visit Napier.

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