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Motel de la Mer

4.0 of 5 Motel   |   321 Marine Parade, Napier, New Zealand
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Ranked #8 of 47 hotels in Napier
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    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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10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed one night and it was perfect before the drive to Wellington. A good walk along the beach to town, a very nice area. Rooms excellent and very clean. Comfy bed and very quiet. Free limited internet very helpful. Would definitely recommend.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for one night on the way to Wellington. We were given a warm welcome and shown to our studio room on the ground floor. If we had been staying longer we would have booked a room on the first floor, as our room looked out onto the carpark. The room itself was clean and spacious with a spa bath.... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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77 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The motel was one of the best properties we visited during our two-week trip across New Zealand. It is located right opposite the beach, a short walk south of the town center. Upon arrival we were greeted by the owners who showed us the rooms and offered us a bottle of milk for the coffee of the following morning. They... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for two nights, shortly after our long trans-ocean flight, at the start of our New Zealand holiday. Had a room on the first (not ground) floor, with lovely view, balcony. Location is superb. Beautifully appointed. Very helpful staff. across the street from the beach walk/bike trail, short walk to restaurants. Art Deco buildings everywhere. Restful, wonderful spot.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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21 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

We arrived on our Harleys and the host quickly ensured they were parked under cover and out of harms way. The rooms are spacious and well equiped - complete with a spa bath. An acceptable walk into the town cwntre, and handy to all attractions. Highly recommended

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19 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We stay at this Motel every year for the Mission Concert. Every time the motel is absolutely spotless. The owners are very friendly and nothing is too much trouble for them to organise. We think this is the best accommodation of its type we have used in NZ and will continue to do so. Well done to John and Lenis.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Motel de la Mer was very easy to find and also very easy to park with my size of rental car. Our room was on the first floor and we had great views over the sea. The lounge area was very large as was the bedroom/spa bath. There was also a separate shower room with toilet and hand basin and... More

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Newick, United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014 via mobile

We had just one night here....very warm reception..we arrived early and wanted to go on a wine tour....they just picked up the phone, and 10 minutes later we were on a tour...for the afternoon. (Hamish was a great guide and took us to 4 wineries & also up the Peak....sadly it was very damp and cloudy,so the view was not... More

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76 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Nice room & facilities but you may need help with luggage. Across road to'promenade' and it's a five walk into the town centre. WiFi limited unless you beg another voucher. Fine for a 1 night stop in Napier.

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Palmerston North
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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

We stayed in a ground floor studio unit because the larger upstairs rooms were not available at the time of booking. Our room had a partial view of the sea, but the upstairs rooms would have much better views. Even the studio room was as spacious and well appointed as the ads make it look. We arrived early and couldn't... More

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