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Motel de la Mer

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bedford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Motel de la Mer was very easy to find and also very easy to park with my size of rental car. Our room was on the first floor and we had great views over the sea. The lounge area was very large as was the bedroom/spa bath. There was also a separate shower room with toilet and hand basin and... More 

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Newick, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014 via mobile

We had just one night here....very warm reception..we arrived early and wanted to go on a wine tour....they just picked up the phone, and 10 minutes later we were on a tour...for the afternoon. (Hamish was a great guide and took us to 4 wineries & also up the Peak....sadly it was very damp and cloudy,so the view was not... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Nice room & facilities but you may need help with luggage. Across road to'promenade' and it's a five walk into the town centre. WiFi limited unless you beg another voucher. Fine for a 1 night stop in Napier.

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Palmerston North
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

We stayed in a ground floor studio unit because the larger upstairs rooms were not available at the time of booking. Our room had a partial view of the sea, but the upstairs rooms would have much better views. Even the studio room was as spacious and well appointed as the ads make it look. We arrived early and couldn't... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

An excellent motel. Perfectly located with warm, friendly and helpful hosts. The room was large, with small kitchen area, bathroom, shower and spa bath. There are plenty of varying priced restaurants a short walk away and the beach is just across the road. Would definitely return.

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Burlington, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Right in the centre of the Marine Parade, the Motel is across from the beach and minutes away walking to all the best restaurants and the downtown. Spotlessly clean, spacious, with a great bed, friendly and a very helpful manager who gave us great advice on where to go along the way to our next destination. Outstanding.

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England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Spacious, well fitted out suite with sitting room as well as bedroom, bathroom and kitchen area. Also has spa bath we didn't have time to try!! Great location on the marine parade, new restaurant next door was very good. Perfect for exploring the town. Brilliant advice regarding our onward journey to Wellington. Owners are pleasant and helpful, recommend without hesitation.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

I travel quite a bit and this motel was decidedly memorable. The location was perfect, across the road from the beach and a short walking distance to great restaurants and the centre of town. The room itself was really spacious, well designed and appointed. I'm like the princess and the pea when it comes to beds and pillows but I... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

We drove up from Wellington after work on New Year's Eve (300+klms) and received a nice complimentary phone call en route to check all was well and to let us know reception closing times etc, the manager greeted us by name when we arrived (nice touch) very friendly and showed us to our room, gave us tips and directions to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We just returned from a 2 day trip to Napier to celebrate my partner's birthday. John was an excellent host and was very accommodating [excuse the pun]. The room and fittings were of a high standard. The Marine Parade location was at the port end so it's very handy to everything -5 mins walk. We experienced the hottest [and most... More 

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Motel de la Mer looks forward to welcoming our customers having established ourselves as a favourite with business travellers and discerning holidaymakers, who relish luxury, and a genuine, hospital experience. Our stunning oceanfront location complemented by our spacious motel apartment suite accommodation is lavishly appointed with tasteful interior décor. Each of our suites has a luxurious, relaxed atmosphere and facilities to match. Spoiled for choice: Executive Studio, Deluxe Executive Suites with large in-room fresh water private spa's and Executive One Bedroom Suites (no spa), and Deluxe Penthouse Apartments with large fresh water in-room spas and spectacular views. Situated close to Napier's C.B.D, a variety of top class restaurants, cafe's, boutique shopping and a selection of activities with the oceanfront and promenade at your door. "McLean Park" is just a 12-15 minute stroll. A "Fabulous Sporting Arena" where all our "Major Rugby and Cricket" events are hosted!. Motel de la Mer has now achieved the TripAdvisor "Certificate of Excellence Award" for the fifth year running, and a place in the TripAdvisor Hall of Fame. This is all the more reason to come explore and experience Napier and the Hawkes Bay Region and our friendly hospitality at Motel de la Mer. Motel de la Mer - quality, superior, oceanfront suite accommodation - Relax with us in Napier, Hawkes Bay, where "Art Deco" lives on. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Motel de la Mer

Address: 321 Marine Parade, Napier 4110, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Price Range: $94 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Motel de la Mer 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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Hotel De La Mer
De La Mer Hotel
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#6 Romantic Hotel in Napier
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Napier
#17 Luxury Hotel in Napier
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