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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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2011
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Perth Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2011

We recently stayed 2 nights in August 2011 while touring around NZ. We had done our research on a motel to stay in Napier and had chosen Motel de la Mer. We were not disappointed. John was very friendly and helpful and organised a tour around the Hawkes Bay region, including some good wineries. The room was large, clean and... More

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Feilding, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2011

Situated on Napier's Marine Parade immediately opposite the now defunct "Marineland" complex, handy to town, easy access to beach and seaside walkway. Receptionist friendly and helpful guide to local eating places to suit a budget. We negotiated a reduced price and found it well worth the upper end of our budget. We have a vintage car (unlockable) and were offered... More

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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24 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2011

We were very lucky to stumble upon Motel de la Mer. We had tried to book into a bed and breakfast just down the road, but as nobody answered the door (or phone) we looked for an alternative. Motel de la Mer was just down the street, and based on the friendly host (John) and a quick inspection of the... More

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Taupo, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2011

We stayed at Hotel de la Mer for our wedding night and have been back to celebrate our anniversarie every year and will continue to. It is the only place in Napier/ Hawkes bay I will stay! Is very clean and has great decor and I am very fussy!! The price is great and so worth it. My only thought... More

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Raleigh, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2011

This is a great place to stay and the owners are wonderful people. We stayed here 3 nights and enjoyed every single one. The rooms are very, very clean. We had a nice kitchenette in the room and a giant spa tub to relax in. I slept very well here and I would reccommend the hotel to others. Be sure... More

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Edinburgh, Scotland
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2011

I chose this motel having read positive reviews and was not disappointed. The accomodation was spotless and quite luxurious. It included a spa bath which I didn't use but I'm sure would have been fun and a small kitchen. As we were nearing the end of our five week holiday it was actually nice to be able to do a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2011

We stayed for 2 nights in room 7, the unit is spacious & lovely.There is a lovely view of the sea & the free wi-fi was great. The downside is that it is noisey as lorries pass frequently from the port.

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Ingleton, United Kingdom
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30 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2011

A lovely Motel in a lovely beach front location close to all the best parts of Napier. The room was brilliant. It had a Jaccuzi in the bedroom as well as a bathroom. Very nice watching TV whilst soaking the bubbles. Beautifully clean, crisp clean linen, well furnished, air conditioned ~ what more could we ask. The owners have obviously... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2010

Having just spent a week at the Motel de la Mer in Napier I would most certainly recommend it as the luxury accommodation of choice for either business or leisure guests visiting Hawkes Bay. The motel is perfectly located on Marine Parade and we had a beautiful view of the sea from our room. The rooms are modern, spacious and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2010

We had a few days break in Napier recently and chose Motel de la Mer based on Tripadvisor reviews. We were not disappointed. This motel is very clean and a credit to the owners. Their service was extremely helpful without being in-your-face! with even driving us out to the port for a meal one night. The location was perfect with... 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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