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The Nautilus

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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“spa bath”(103 reviews)
“marine parade”(78 reviews)
“luggage lift”(10 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
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4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 7 December 2014

The problem with the Nautilus is not the room or the motel itself it is the really busy road that it sits on. We were given their quietest room but that meant at the side, two rooms from the front so still noisy. There is...More

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Response from nautilusnapier, Manager at The NautilusResponded 28 December 2014

Sorry you didn't have a comfortable stay. All our windows have hush glass. Napier is a highly productive region that imports and exports commodities through the port. The trucks travel along the parade only during peak periods.

Reviewed 28 November 2014 via mobile

We stayed here 3 nights over our wedding weekend and a large number of our guests did as well. The rooms are lovely and the location is great, but the service was a huge let down. The management had changed since we booked which was...More

2  Thank JetSetterJim
Response from nautilusnapier, Manager at The NautilusResponded 7 December 2014

We are glad that you were impressed with the facilities and the location of The Nautilus. We hope you enjoyed the complimentary bottle of bubby and chocolate & fruit platter. When the reservation was made for your wedding guest they were all given a special...More

Reviewed 22 November 2014

Stayed 2 nights in napier. Reason why I picked your hotel was spa pool, beach front and large bed. Very disappointed with the bed was really uncomfortable and our backs were sore each morning. Defiantly could upgrade as $175 a night is expect a great...More

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Response from nautilusnapier, Manager at The NautilusResponded 7 December 2014

Thank you for posting a review. Its great that you enjoyed the spa pool and the scenic view from your room. Most people don't have an issue with our beds as they find them very comfortable, but we are very sorry that you didn't. Thank...More

Reviewed 22 November 2014 via mobile

This hotel has several good virtues however it is not what I was hoping for based on other Trip Advisor feedback. First, the good stuff. The room had great views, was reasonably priced and was clean. Our room was on the third floor and gave...More

Thank 758Paul423
Response from nautilusnapier, Manager at The NautilusResponded 7 December 2014

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your comments. We are delighted that you enjoyed the wonderful view from your room.

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Reviewed 11 November 2014

Great location, fantastic spa in our room and comfortable bed. Booked a room on wotif the day before driving to Napier and were very happy with our choice. Parking spaces are very short but lots of them.

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Response from nautilusnapier, Manager at The NautilusResponded 24 November 2014

Glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Many thanks for posting a review.

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice
2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Room Service
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hot Tub
Details
Price range
US$105 - US$219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Romantic Hotel in Napier
#5 Business Hotel in Napier
#6 Luxury Hotel in Napier
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$105 - US$219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Romantic Hotel in Napier
#5 Business Hotel in Napier
#6 Luxury Hotel in Napier
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Lee M
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Response from nautilusnapier | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. We have 2 options available the Executive Suite ( middle level) has a queen size bed in the bedroom area with a pull out sofa bed in the lounge. The other alternative is our Executive Apartment... More
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"For more private outside space go for higher floor."
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"Book early and go for the top floor, much better view."
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"ground floor is a bit open to the pavement"
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"Go up a few floors to get a sea view"
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