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Albatross Motel

4.0 of 5 56 Meeanee Quay | Westshore, Napier 4110, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Clean, quiet, walking distance to lovely restaurants, cafe's and bars. Proprietors lovely, helpful and friendly. Highly recommended. Proprietors gave helpful advice on what to see and do, and where to eat.

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London, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A friendly welcome, a spacious and clean room with a parking space right in front. The pool was cool and refreshing, the hot tub soothed aching muscles. Right outside is a nature reserve where you can spot some wildlife and amazing sunsets. Walk out the back and just down the road is the beach. What more could you ask for?

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AlbatrossNapier, Owner at Albatross Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review. We are very glad you enjoyed your stay and our location. We do hope that the rest of your holiday is fabulous. Regards Helen and Nigel More 

Te Awamutu, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

fantastic place to stay with great facilities. loved the pool, spa and the views from our upper deck unit!! would definitely come back again. it was a nice short walk away from westshore beach and estuary along with a delicious fish and chip shop around the corner.

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AlbatrossNapier, Owner at Albatross Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for placing a positive review, it is guests like yourselves that make all the hard work and 24/7 commitment to our customers worthwhile, so we really appreciate that you enjoyed our facilities and great location. Helen and Nigel Pedersen More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have stayed here many times and have not been disappointed. The staff are always accommodating and friendly, the motel is clean, quiet, comfortable with good parking and close to where we need to be in town. Perhaps the showers are average, but taking into account the rates, we think this motel represents excellent value. We have no complaints whatsoever... More 

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AlbatrossNapier, Owner at Albatross Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review. We are so glad that you continue to enjoy your visits to our motel and we appreciated your custom. Helen and Nigel More 

Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Booked into motel because it said you could hire bikes and was within walking distance of Ahuriri. Pretty long walk to Ahuriri - so felt misled about this and took car to restaurant. Bikes were rusted and the wheel was falling off one. Did not hire. Also queried why price quoted was higher than on web booking services and told... More 

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AlbatrossNapier, Owner at Albatross Motel, responded to this review

I am afraid there must be some kind of mix up, as no one has even viewed the bikes in last 2 weeks, they have been stored away, not in view and the wheels are certainly not falling off, so this comment is completely untrue. As far as prices being different, that is also untrue. Firstly we do put any... More 

North Yorkshire
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64 reviews 64 reviews
25 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived for our stay with me feeling rotten with a heavy cold. Asked at reception about a supermarket in the nearby area and was told as it was a bank holiday we wouldn't be able to get anything. Was told about supermarkets in Napier but nothing closer in Ahuriri. Also asked about buses but again told these weren't running due... More 

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AlbatrossNapier, Owner at Albatross Motel, responded to this review

We are very sorry that you weren't given the level of service that has been normal in the past. We, the owners are now back running the motel and making sure that everything, along with service, cleanliness and maintenance is all up to scratch again. We would love to lease a motel with air conditioning, but it is simply not... More 

London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 2 nights - $115 per night. Reasonable size studio room - great bed - not too soft not too hard. Kitchenette as advertised and reasonable bathroom. Lots of TV channels and free wifi. Small fridge with milk on arrival. Staff extremely pleasant and helpful. No airconditioning and thank goodness for an electric fan which worked perfectly. Great... More 

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AlbatrossNapier, Owner at Albatross Motel, responded to this review

We thank you for your review and we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and the facilities nearby. Helen and Nigel More 

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84 reviews 84 reviews
28 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed three nights, it is a clean and tidy unit. I booked upper level for view of estuary thinking we would see birds but it isn't the spot to see them. They are out near a walk bridge too far away from room even with spotting scope. Bed was comfortable, room tidy. After the first night our room was... More 

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AlbatrossNapier, Owner at Albatross Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are sorry to hear that during your stay there was an issue with the servicing of your room. The managers that were here were very short staffed during the busy holiday season, but glad to hear that they put it right for you. Unfortunately the street lights are a necessity for security of our... More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very comfortable stay. The unit was basic but very clean. It appeared to have been recently refurbished, with a new 'wet room' bathroom which was very nice. The staff were very pleasant. Our small dog was welcome - always a bonus for us! The Motel is well located on the Westshore, close to the trendy cafes in... More 

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AlbatrossNapier, Owner at Albatross Motel, responded to this review

We are glad that you enjoyed your stay at our motel and look forward to seeing you and your pet again someday. Helen and Nigel Pedersen More 

London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in a studio room as a couple and found that it suited our needs perfectly. There was a small kitchen with microwave and kettle, and a reasonably sized toilet/shower room. The room was clean and comfortable, with sky tv and free wifi. The staff were friendly and helpfull and the motel was next to the main road with... More 

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AlbatrossNapier, Owner at Albatross Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Pleased that you enjoyed our lovely outlook over the estuary and the great sunsets we are sometimes lucky to get. If you get a good run with the traffic lights then it only takes 5 minutes [ 5 km] to get to town, but if it is bad luck with all of them, then it... More 

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Address: 56 Meeanee Quay | Westshore, Napier 4110, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Albatross Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 35
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