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Albatross Motel

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed April 18, 2015

The Albertross is just out of town at Westshore, near to the airport. It is a comfortable, well pointed motel with very helpful and friendly staff and good quality free WiFi. On the main road, but it still manages to be quiet

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AlbatrossNapier, Owner at Albatross Motel, responded to this review

We thank you for posting your positive review, we are pleased that you had a pleasant stay with us and appreciated the generous amount of free WiFi we were able to offer. Regards Helen and Nigel

Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed April 18, 2015

lovely and clean rooms and great place to stay, awesum area with great walks and close to bars and resturants will definitely return back again, good easy access to car park and lovely and close to the beach

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AlbatrossNapier, Owner at Albatross Motel, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to post your review, thank you and glad you enjoyed our motel and location. Regards Helen and Nigel

Blenheim, New Zealand
Reviewed April 14, 2015

We had a great stay.On arrival we were told they had given us a bigger studio at the same price as we were staying for seven nights.The studio was spotless,the owners and staff were very friendly,the location was great and the room was nice and quiet.The local hotel down the road had great meals.If we are ever back in Napier...

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AlbatrossNapier, Owner at Albatross Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, it is most appreciated and we are very glad you enjoyed your upgrade to the deluxe studio. We hope you enjoyed the hockey tournament, despite some chilly weather. Regards Helen and Nigel

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed April 12, 2015

Easy place to stay for a night, reasonably close to bars and restaurant's around on the water front for dinner or lunches. Rooms at the motel quite small but tidy and clean and comfortable. Easy place to park and get access to airport

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AlbatrossNapier, Owner at Albatross Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. Glad you appreciated the location , friendly service and cleanliness. Whilst our lowest priced rooms are not so spacious, for not much more we have deluxe studios and family units with plenty of room and large modern bathrooms. regards Helen and Nigel

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed April 12, 2015

We stayed here 4N to enjoy the wonderful Hawke's Bay cycling trails. We were warmly welcomed by Nigel and Helen and well looked after during our stay. We can well understand why this motel is popular and regularly receives great reviews. Our Unit was absolutely spotless - thank you to all the cleaners. There is an excellent compendium available with...

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AlbatrossNapier, Owner at Albatross Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comprehensive and positive review. We are glad you enjoyed our facilities and location. Westshore is a great spot to stay with lots to offer. We hope to see you again next time you are in Napier. Regards Helen and Nigel

Auckland
Reviewed April 11, 2015

I chose this Motel because the tariff was very reasonable and it had a good Trip Advisor rating. I was not disappointed. With 50 channels of Free SKY TV and free fast wireless broadband it met my needs. Owner was friendly and helpful. I was in a standard studio which was roomy enough. Might be a bit on the cold...

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AlbatrossNapier, Owner at Albatross Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Many of our rooms now have the silent and economical panel heaters, Which are great for leaving on all night if necessary and are quite sufficient for our climate,[ most of the time] but each of the rooms also has a mobile 2 KW...

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed April 8, 2015

Booked this motel with 2 adults but didn't notice my 7 year old daughter was not included. However, they did not question me and we did not have a problem at all. Our room was equipped with 1 queen and 1 single beds and that's what we need. very clean and tidy, we enjoyed making our breakfast and dinner. The...

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AlbatrossNapier, Owner at Albatross Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. regards Helen and Nigel

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed April 7, 2015

We were running late, but the owner waited up for our arrival and made sure we were comfortably installed for the night. Very generous wifi allowance kept our daughters happy and connected with their friends. Full Sky channels to watch, that's when not out enjoying the wonderfully warm Easter weather. The walk to Ahuriri and its restaurants and cafes was...

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AlbatrossNapier, Owner at Albatross Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for posting your positive review. We are very glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciated our generous amount of free WiFi and all the extra TV channels. regards Helen and Nigel

Grants Pass, Oregon
Reviewed April 7, 2015

Thought I'd thoroughly researched before booking but apparently I goofed. BRING YOUR EARPLUGS to get a good night sleep or else the trucks will keep you awake. Beware of ants if you stay in Room 34. The manager was very helpful in trying to remove the ants but they were crawling everywhere. Minor detail but important: all the faucets are...

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AlbatrossNapier, Owner at Albatross Motel, responded to this review

We are on a main road, along with 90% of motels, so road noise can be an issue for some sensitive guests. Since we want all of our guests to have a good sleep, we offer free earplugs for those who may need them when travelling. However, we can count on one hand the amount that are requested over several...

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

Booked this motel relatively last minute (took the last available room) for a weekend trip to Napier and Hastings to see some friends. Very friendly staff, room was very clean and tidy, bedroom furniture modern and comfortable. The main reason we booked this motel however was because we could take our dog (a greyhound) with us. They were very accommodating,...

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AlbatrossNapier, Owner at Albatross Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We do indeed have some great areas just across the road and the beach just 200m behind us for walking the dog. we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Meeting Rooms
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Clean, comfortable and affordable accommodation proud to have scored 9.5/10 on Target TV, Unlimited 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 

Additional Information about Albatross Motel

Address: 56 Meeanee Quay | Westshore, Napier 4110, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Price Range: $74 - $110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Albatross Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 35
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Also Known As:
Albatross Hotel Napier
Albatross Motel Napier
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Napier
#4 Business Hotel in Napier
#6 Family Hotel in Napier
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Napier
#11 Luxury Hotel in Napier
#15 Romantic Hotel in Napier
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“We liked our first floor room”
 of 5 bubbles JanetM381, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Deluxe Unit(s) are near the main road. Ask questions about the Deluxe Unit BEFORE you pay extra for it.”
  • Oven/Stove Control Knob settings (especially black knobs) faded, worn, hard to read.
  • Kitchen Stone left top ring would not work.
  • Wall Switch For the Stove & Oven (Button Switch looks faulty)
  • Kitchen Oven Door Handle
  • SOME of the Kitchen Area Ants
 of 5 bubbles icad2000, Feb 12, 2017 | Read review
“Ask for an upper floor room for easy use of the decking.”
 of 5 bubbles AndyIsobel, Dec 18, 2016 | Read review
“We needed ground floor, mum not able to climb stairs, however upstairs had a nice view.”
 of 5 bubbles hinukoa, Dec 15, 2016 | Read review
“Try the ground floor studios.”
 of 5 bubbles BountyMgr, Dec 3, 2016 | Read review
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