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Ballina Motel

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One of Hawke's Bay's newest luxury air-conditioned motels - the place where those in the know choose to spend their time while staying in Napier. What makes the Ballina Motel special is our small size allows us to focus on those important little details and provide personal service to ensure that your stay is both a relaxing and memorable experience. All our spacious rooms are air-conditioned (to provide some relief from Hawke's Bay's high summer temperatures and warmth in winter), and furnished to a high standard of quality which is reflected in our 4 Stars rating. Our quiet residential location (there are no crashing waves, barking seals, trucks or trains thundering through the night to keep you awake) ensures that you arise fully refreshed to take on the new day's challenges and fully enjoy the great Hawke's Bay lifestyle and glorious weather. Centrally located in Taradale midway between Napier and Hastings city centers - ensures that you are close to all of Hawke's Bay's diverse range of activities and attractions. Within easy walking distance of the cafe's restaurants, bars, and the main shopping center of Taradale. If you are looking for more than a standard motel, but not the excessive expense of a hotel then you are in the right place. Our accommodation makes the ideal base for visitors to Hawke's Bay.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room service
Airport transportation
Dry Cleaning
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Tennis Court
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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As I am in a Wheelchair, going on a trip anywhere is difficult due to the ‘accessories ‘ we need to take with us, which will be well known to others in the same situation. My wife and I had an Appointment in Carterton to discuss a Mobility Vehicle with Braiden International, who
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Had to stay here at short notice. Pros, Nice location, Good pricing, plenty of parking, Friendly hosts Close to local amenities Cons The units themselves are rather tired and shabby and long overdue of upgrading, carpets are fraying and falling off the up stand areas ,
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Response from Tim S, General Manager at Ballina Motel
Responded Nov. 3, 2017
Thank you for your feedback. We are disappointed you did not raise any of your concerns with us during your stay, as we take these matters very seriously and would have addressed your issues promptly. We would be most interested to learn which room you stayed in as our rooms are not as you describe. We receive numerous comments every day from our guests about the high standard of room cleanliness achieved by our housekeeping team.
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This motel is slightly out of the main area of Napier, I see this as a bonus as it is very quiet and relaxed. Napier itself is only a 10 minute drive away. The owners are great people and go above and beyond to help out even giving me details on where to buy their amazing bed
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We stayed in the executive suite which was clean and spacious, the pillows were soft and it was very quiet couldn't even hear the people in the other rooms.We were greeted by the friendly staff on arrival. Will definitely stay again
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We enjoyed our brief stay here .. Friendly staff ... Upgraded room - not sure why but lovely all the same. Comfortable bed and room and good parking facilities. Also earned aa smartfuel points .. Bonus. Would recommend :)
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Carpet freyed
Fly crap all over ceiling and fittings
Fly crap all over ceiling and fittings
Hole in wall
Freyed upholstery
"If you are looking for a Dissability Accessibility Unit the Ballina has two"
"We had an executive suite which was upstairs"
"Room up first set of stairs to the right is the best well I loved it."
"Ask for the room to be aired out before your arrival"
"second floor units are lovely and sunny in the morning and cool in the afternoon very quiet."
US$111 - US$186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
BEST WESTERN Ballina Motel
New ZealandNorth IslandHawke's Bay RegionNapier
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