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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Twice we have visited this excellent motel and enjoyed a good nights sleep in comparative luxury. It's located on the seafront and if you are lucky enough to get a first floor room, there are wonderful sea & coast views from the balconette. ( and your room). The road can be a bit noisy but once the windows are closed,...

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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 wonderful comments, so pleased you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you again.

St. Catharines
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the outside, we were not sure what to expect of this hotel but as soon as we walked into our ground floor apartment, we were pleasantly surprised. The rooms were very spacious, beds comfortable and the kitchenette was well appointed with all utensils necessary to make our breakfast. We chose to go out for dinner but could easily have...

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

Thank you for taking time to submit a review. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to seeing you on your next visit to Napier.

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were extremely satisfied with our stay. Had a nice view of the beach from our patio and the bed was super comfortable. The pressure in the shower could be a bit better but the large spa bath in the room made up for that. Will stay again.

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Thank you for taking time to submit a review. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to seeing you on your next visit to Napier.

Queanbeyan, Australia
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Cannot speak highly enough of this motel - we booked for 2 nights at one of the busiest times of year and then had another motel cancel our reservations at the last minute. Guru worked a miracle and managed to get us another night even though they were fully booked - cannot speak highly enough of the service. The location...

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Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Nice rooms with a nice bathroom and a spa bath. The kids had a separate room with a small TV. We were on the ground floor, everyone can see in if the curtains are open, I would request a higher level. The king sized bed was very comfortable. We enjoyed our stay. It was about a 10 minute walk into...

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New Plymouth
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed with my family and booked a second room for a friend's family. Prime location. Superb facilities. Hard to imagine having a spa pool in your room for that price. Friendly staff. Plenty of space and amenities. Hard to fault, but for me, best if they put up reliable high-speed Wifi, even if they charge a bit extra for it.

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 18 December 2016

The price is reasonable. The place is not new but is has been upgraded recently. Clean, safe, mini kitchen but oddly no drawers to store clothes!!! And the closet is tiny. Bathroom is large and the balcony is comfortable with a great ocean view. And a dramatic oddity is in the middle of the room beside the bed is a...

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Middleton Cheney, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We had a great room with a balcony looking over the marine parade. Only slightly odd thing was the huge bath in the bedroom! There was a lot in the room - sofa and two comfy seats, separate shower and bath plus a TV in the lounge area and bedroom. They had certainly used all the available space! We didn't...

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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.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Great central location. Clean, comfortable, well-equipped studio with double spa bath. Our only reservation would be the sound insulation - there was quite a bit of road noise so probably not ideal for light sleepers. No deal breakers though. Would be happy to stay here again.

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Thank you for taking time to submit a review. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to seeing you on your next visit to Napier.

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Nautilus is a decent hotel. It's not too luxurious but the room was very clean and big.From the outside it looks like a hostel and they give out keys instead of key cards but from the inside the room is as good as any other hotel and for the price I would say its actually very good. The location is...

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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: International, European, Contemporary, New Zealand
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  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre 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
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Price Range: $156 - $278 (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
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#4 Romantic Hotel in Napier
#5 Business Hotel in Napier
#6 Luxury Hotel in Napier
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Ask for first floor for views and a balcony to the sea front”
 of 5 bubbles 899salp, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for rooms on upper floors to reduce traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles HIK, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Top floor has the odd but useful jacuzzi in the middle of the room!”
 of 5 bubbles REO-LTL, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room away from the road if possible”
 of 5 bubbles rjncmu, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I think all are seaview !”
 of 5 bubbles HollyHants, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
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