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Wellington, New Zealand
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

From checking in to checking out I'm happy to have stayed here and will definitely come back. The rooms are modern, clean and have beautiful views out to the ocean. The giant spa was a nice bonus as I had no idea there will be one in the room. The staff from reception to the service team were very friendly... More 

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35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely fabulous rooms with large spa and ocean views. Brilliantly clean. Very helpful and friendly staff. Short walk to city centre. Across the road from the beach and close to many restaurents. But there is also a restaurent on site.

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Thank FollowFortuna
nautilusnapier, Front Office Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review your stay. We appreciate your wonderful comments, so pleased you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

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23 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As the town of Napier itself is a very well made art deco place, Nautilus hotel follows the trend with the building you want to stay at once you see it. The suite (we had a studio with spa) overlooked the sea (as most of the rooms do), so is a perfect location for sunrise spotting. The room was big... More 

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Hampshire
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60 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed just one night enroute to Wellington, but wished we stayed longer. The apartment was really well equipped with great balcony and foldback doors to view the sea. Even though it was mid June, the weather was good enough to sit out for a while and enjoy the view. The suite had a great whirlpool bath (in the bedroom) as... More 

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nautilusnapier, Front Office 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 seeing you on your next trip to Napier. More 

Manawatu-Wanganui Region, New Zealand
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed two nights, great views of sea, modern, clean and balconies. Would ask for oceanview room top floor. Also spa in room. Would be perfect if tv reception was better and had full sky channels. And if it had triple glazing. But still good value 175.00 a night for a really nice room.

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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here while touring on a motorbike. The spa was a real bonus but even without this the place was excellent value. Modern facilities, amazing view over Marine Parade and the room service meal was also spot on. Not sure if top floor suitable if need easy access (3 flights of stairs) but this was no issue for us and... More 

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167 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Location, location, location. The main selling point of Nautilus is the waterfront location right next to the town of Napier. Rooms are spacious and you have an option of having a room with your own big spa. Service is great and the staff are always smiling and helpful. Highly recommended to anyone visiting Napier.

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fanatastic stay, very comfortable, close to the city centre, a very short walk to the beach, and the aquarium. just great. We loved the room, this was very pleasant and we did not need anything. Staff were very friendly. We will be back for sure.

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Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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14 reviews
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Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic stay, got upgraded to a better room with a spa! Great sea views, nice luxury rooms. Room service was stand out. And service from everyone was top notch! Would stay here again in a heart beat. One of the best hotels in Napier.

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Thank you for taking time to review your stay. We appreciate your amazing comments, so pleased you enjoyed the upgrade! We look forward to seeing you again. More 

Tauranga, New Zealand
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16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed October 20, 2016

My wife and I have just spent an enjoyable five nights in an executive suite at The Nautilus. I made the reservation directly with the hotel and was impressed by the efficient service by Sarah. She gave us an excellent deal including full breakfast. The room had a magnificent view of the ocean and Marine Parade. We also dined in... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • 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
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • 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: $93 - $192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Nautilus 5*
Number of rooms: 41
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The Nautilus Hotel Napier
Nautilus Hotel Napier
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#4 Romantic Hotel in Napier
#5 Business Hotel in Napier
#6 Luxury Hotel in Napier
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“I think all are seaview !”
 of 5 bubbles HollyHants, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Top floor, ocean view”
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“Sea facing room on first or second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles 146nevillew, Oct 20, 2016 | Read review
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“Our room was looking a little tired, the wooden furniture needed some attention. We did enjoy hainv a seprerate bedroom and a lounge area.”
 of 5 bubbles whowesit, Sep 30, 2016 | Read review
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