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The Nautilus

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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel is in a great location, being walking distance to the main streets of town and a stones throw to the beachfront. The room itself was roomy and comfortable. The staff were very friendly. Great wifi. We would stay here again, highly recommended.

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Thank Gillian B
nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review your stay. We appreciate your lovely comments and look forward to welcoming you back the next time you are in Napier. More 

Napier, New Zealand
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30 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Heard great things about this place and certainly did not disappoint at all. The waiter was a young Russian lad very efficient and friendly. Food was excellant 10/10. Service 8/10. Bathroom 8/10 perhaps a mirror on the wall....to check ya lippy! Just a hint... stop apologizing for the wait time- there was no wait honestly everything was excellent. I was... More 

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Thank Deb H
nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thank you for a wonderful review. We have passed your comments on to our restaurant staff and look forward to seeing you next time. More 

Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just stayed a week at this great Hotel in Napier , beautiful room with amazing spa bath and every thing was of top standard . The restaurant is located on site and the meals were absolutely superb compliments to the chef this was truely fine dining at its best. Would highly recommend to all

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Thank smpenney
nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thank you for a wonderful review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and restaurant experience. We look forward to seeing you on another occasion. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice modern facilities. Friendly helpful staff. Close to attractions. Nice restaurant. Good value for money. Near the beach and the Aquarium. Of all the accommodation we stayed at for our North NZ holiday this was by far the best.

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Thank Peter M
nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review your stay. We appreciate your wonderful comments and look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Napier. More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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115 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a spacious and warm motel on Marine Parade. We had a view of Cape Kidnappers which was great on a clear day. Good clean kitchen facilities to self cater and helpful staff with an onsite restaurant. Only downside was that it was a longish walk into town but not a major issue on a nice day.

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Thank Bryan B
nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. More 

Coventry
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35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We checked out the room and asked the price for that night. In the winter don't be afraid to turn up in this location with no booking, lots of places had vacancies. We had a side seaview room with jet bath and a huge double bed and a room with twin beds. Nice location, decent rooms, they have a restaurant... More 

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nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review your stay. We look forward to seeing you on another occasion. More 

Sydney, Australia
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306 reviews
151 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Along the Marine Drive overlooking Hawkes Bay this is an ok place but not my style. The rooms are a good size with a big comfortable bed. There is a huge spa bath next to the bed. Many other reviewers liked having the spa bath and it seems to be very popular in New Zealand. If there has to be... More 

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nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review your stay. We appreciate your comments and look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Napier. More 

Canberra, Australia
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91 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had two nights here. The good things - free parking, free wifi, looking over the ocean, large spa bath in bedroom. Other stuff - a touch tired, poky little kitchen, a bit of a walk into town, had to pay extra to upgrade room with view over ocean. Overall quite good for what we paid. With a plethora of accommodation... More 

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nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review your stay. We appreciate your wonderful comments and look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Napier. More 

Taupo
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50 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

Excellent Location walking distance to everything. Friendly warm staff on arrival. Very nice and clean. Cute little balcony with sea views, Free wifi. We came as 2 couples and booked 2 rooms, but could definately recommend for families. Great value for your dollar and they havent skimped on quality or cleanliness.

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nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Dear TaupoGlennis, Thanks for your time for writing a wonderful review. Look forward to welcome you on your next trip to Napier. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Awesome accommodation. We booked through wotif and were upgraded to a bigger room. Awesome spa bath in the bathroom well worth using. Massive King sized bed in the living area plus couches to sit on. Room had a heat pump so it was perfect for winter. Also had a separate room with two single beds which we're not needed. Very... More 

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nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Dear Demi R, Thanks for your great review and we love to hear that you enjoyed your weekend at The Nautilus. Look forward to welcome you on your next trip to Napier More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
The Nautilus Restaurant
The Nautilus Restaurant
Cuisines: European, International, Contemporary, New Zealand
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to The Nautilus Napier, New Zealand. The Nautilus is a sophisticated, Art Deco-inspired waterfront accommodation, designed for the discerning traveller. The Nautilus offers self-contained executive studios and suites, one bedroom apartments and premium suites, and a fully-licensed restaurant and bar. All 41 luxurious rooms offer stunning panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, gorgeous double spa baths, private balconies and decor, furnishings and fittings with a contemporary twist on Napier's 1930's Art Deco theme. Designed for privacy and comfort, The Nautilus Napier is a world away from a traditional hotel. The apartments are spacious and beautifully decorated, offering the perfect choice for corporate travellers, couples searching for romance or those attending one of the many exciting events, concerts and festivals held here in vibrant Hawkes Bay, New Zealand. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Nautilus

Address: 387 Marine Parade, Napier, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Price Range: $85 - $170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Nautilus 5*
Number of rooms: 41
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Also Known As:
The Nautilus Hotel Napier
Nautilus Hotel Napier
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Napier
#5 Business Hotel in Napier
#6 Luxury Hotel in Napier
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