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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 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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48 reviews 48 reviews
18 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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43 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This is an excellent location on the Pacific shore and an easy stroll into the centre. The room has been well designed, well equipped and was spotlessly clean. The eggy brekky was delicious. The 2 owner managers are SUPERB in their help, responsiveness and local knowledge.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We stayed for two nights and had a wonderful time. The hosts were very friendly and offered lots of advice about where to go and what to do. The motel is a 5-10 minute stroll along Marine Parade to the town centre and there are lots of restaurants around to eat out. The room itself was immaculately clean and was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

My daughter and I stayed at Motel de la Mer for 2 nights. The motel location is amazing; right on the Marine Parade! Motel de la Mer is right across the street from the park and the ocean and is walking distance to the central business district including lots of restaurants! The motel was safe and the rooms were well... More 

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22 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Its in a fantastic location - right opposite the promenade walk and easy to get to the shops, restaurants and bars - recommend having room 10, the penthouse, it has 2 balconies a nice lounge area with spa bath, its very spacious and the decor is lovely - lots of space and sky tv, its a jewel in the crown... 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
#8 Luxury Hotel in Napier

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