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The Nautilus

#11 of 47 Hotels in Napier
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387 Marine Parade, Napier, New Zealand
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Victoria, Canada
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Centrally-located, ocean-views from some suites. Superb a/c (Mitusbishi Japan central a/c)! Excellent accoutrements (fridge, dishes, flatwear) and very nice bathroom. Very room suite with front room and balconey for very reasonable cost. Walk everywhere after parking your car for free at the Nautilus. Obliging efficient staff, quiet and very comfortable bed. Altogether a very nice stay in a great city.

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Los Angeles, California
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38 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lovely stay at the Nautilus. It was recommended by locals and we were not disappointed. The ocean front room allowed me to see my very first sunset ever (I am 43!), WHICH WAS ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL. The room was clean and divided into 3 separate areas. We enjoyed the in-room spa and felt so marvelous in it.

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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298 reviews
57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms were very nice and ours had a lovely spa bath in the room. The room was clean and tidy, but the balcony furniture was very tatty and certainly needed updating. The staff were very nice. The hotel is in a good location on the sea front, but, it is a good 15 minute walk from the town centre

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Wellington, New Zealand
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34 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nautilus is one of several motel developments along the marine parade. We have stayed at all of them. We believe the Nautilus to be the best of the bunch. Rate was good, the rooms are impeccably clean and service is very good. Nautilus also provide extra milk, not something other motels do and they have free morning papers. We would... More 

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Taupo, New Zealand
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of our favourite places to stay in Napier. We always enjoy our time here and always feel very welcome and relaxed. The rooms are always very clean, tidy, modern, and very spacious for our family of five. Close to all ammenities and a short walk to the town centre. Living area and seated courtyard is spacious and... More 

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Wgtn
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71 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Second time we have stayed here and once again loved it. Amazing views and room setup is perfect with the seperate lounge to the bedroom. They all open out to the ocean which made great morning view. Spa bath an added plus!! Reasonably close to the city with about a 5-10min walk.

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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The motel gave us a brilliant service from start to finish. Checking in was easy, the unit provided was big, cool and airy. Lovely bi-folding doors allowing us to view the ocean. Quiet rooms with no disturbance from neighbours. Spa bath, huge shower and luxurious surroundings gave this a lovely feel. We enjoyed our stay immensely and would recommend to... More 

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nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. We take pride in our service and are so pleased that you enjoyed the facilities of The Nautilus. We are lucky to be able to share the great views and location with our guests. We are glad that you had a pleasurable stay. More 

Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic views from our room goods quality facilities very clean and tidy,with free wi fi and parking. The staff very helpful with local eating places. This was a good location to the beach would stay again. Thanks Mark Pauline

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nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to offer such positive feed back. We certainly appreciate your delightful comments. More 

Hamilton, New Zealand
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42 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nautilus is in a great location- close to the beach and the shopping centre, but the units themselves are claustrophobic, noisy and dated. Our bed was particularly uncomfortable, and the noise from a neighbour's stereo continued unabated for some time before the owner was prompted to deal with it.

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1 Thank Elizabeth531
nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to sent in your review. Glad you found the Nautilus convenient to the city centre and to the beach. Comments are always welcomed in order to improve our facilities. Thank you for staying with us. More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed there for one night during the high season and they were very busy. Our room had a beautiful sea view and the room itself was very clean and tidy. The bathroom and spa was lovely and we really enjoyed our stay there. Highly recommended.

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nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful review and your recommendation to future guests. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay. More 

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