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Albatross Motel

4.0 of 5 Motel   |   56 Meeanee Quay | Westshore, Napier 4110, New Zealand
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Ranked #13 of 47 hotels in Napier
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Rating summary
  • 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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English first
Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I booked this hotel at the last minute so wasn't expecting too much but we were pleasantly surprised. We got a lovely friendly welcome, shown to our room with a free bottle of fresh milk and everything explained which is rare when staying at a motel. The room had everything we needed for our two night stay,... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Albatross after seeing other reviews. We were warmly welcomed by Graham who managed to give us a well appointed appartment which catered for our needs. As a standard room wasn't available we were upgraded at no extra cost. The location is opposite an estuary within easy reach of Napier which is about 5km away. The rooms are... More

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Melbourne Airport
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a convenient stay for an overnight visit to Napier, clean room, comfy beds, friendly staff, good kitchen arrangement, nice weather, not the greatest outlook, but we were only there to sleep. In all, a positive experience.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As AA members we saw this motel in their accommodation directory and decided to check it out. It also,is a "FLYBUYS" member. Our greeting/welcome by the motel owner was very friendly and helpful. Our accommodation was most comfortable and convenient to the places we wanted to go ! We would stay here again.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Our every need was attended to, the staff was friendly and provided all the little extras we needed. We slept well, took lovely walks right from our room and could walk to a fish shop for dinner. The bikes for hire at Albatross gave us the extra exercise and touring we always look for while traveling. It was clean, quiet,... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014 via mobile

We only stayed 2 nights but was nice clean if a little dated owner very helpful town a bit farther to walk than expected but pub on the corner at top of road do excellent food would want more luxury if I was to stay for longer

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Crowborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

I thought the Albatross was clean comfortable, good facilities. The staff couldn't have been more friendly and helpful. Good value for money. West Quay, where there were plenty of places to eat, was a 35 minute walk. The beach was only a few minutes walk away.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We were fortunate to get accommodation on Art Deco weekend. Nigel was very helpful and friendly. He apologized for the road works-but at night it was quiet. Fridge small for 3 adults. We only cooked veges and bought prepared protein. Bathroom spacious but shower tricky to adjust. A first visit to Napier and Art Deco festival was a unique experience.

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Newcastle, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

I was booked in here by my travel agent who obviously did not know me well - I am used to 4star+. My first reaction was negative - the rooms were what I would describe as 1970's motel style. We asked for upgrade but what was available was not much better. We decided to make the best of it. We... More

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

The facilities for more than a one night stay were disgraceful. No cupboards to put clothes in and basically lived from day to day from our suitcases. Advertised as full kitchen facilities - rubbish, A tiny portable caravan type stove. Small microwave and tiny fridge only good for a bottle of milk. 2 knives, 2 forks and 2 small cups.... More

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AlbatrossNapier, Manager at Albatross Motel, responded to this review

We were disappointed to read your review of The Albatross as we try incredibly hard to meet all our guests expectations. On this occasion we clearly were not the correct Motel choice for you. Your review goes against the general trend of our reviews and I am disappointed you felt the need to post this without first having a conversation... More

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Additional Information about Albatross Motel

Also Known As:
Albatross Hotel
Albatross Hotel Napier
Albatross Motel Napier
Address: 56 Meeanee Quay | Westshore, Napier 4110, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in Napier
#4 Business Hotel in Napier
#6 Family Hotel in Napier
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Napier
#10 Luxury Hotel in Napier
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Albatross Motel 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Clean, comfortable and affordable accommodation proud to have scored 9.5/10 on Target TV, Free Wifi, Guest Select 50+ TV Channels to choose from, 200m to the beach and overlooking the estuary. Range of room types to suit a variety of requirements and budgets. Refurbished rooms, Swimming pool and spa.You are guaranteed a warm welcome and friendly service at The Albatross. ... more   less 
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