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Art Deco Masonic Hotel

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Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
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Reviewed 17 September 2016

We had a great stay at the Masonic. One of our favourite hotels in the world. The bar area is incredibly relaxing. We were met by Vicky in reception, who took the trouble to show us three different rooms, so that we could get an appreciation of what suited us best. Vicky was charming and had additional advice about the... More 

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CraigAH, Owner at Art Deco Masonic Hotel, responded to this review

Hello "racert2016" We are very pleased to be "one of your favourite hotels in the world". Vicki will be pleased to have been mentioned by name for her charming service. All our staff take great pride in "their" hotel. More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Such a friendly welcome, upgrade to a bigger bed for my tall husband 😊. Beautifully restored Hotel. We will definitely stay again! Food and service at the Emporium Restaurant/Cafe was also outstanding.

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CraigAH, Owner at Art Deco Masonic Hotel, responded to this review

Hello "C9812EIcarlas" Thank you for your review of our hotel. We were glad that we were able to upgrade you to a room with a bigger bed. We are very proud of our hotel restoration which we won a national award for. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. More 

Napier, New Zealand
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

I loved my stay at the Masonic. The breakfast buffet was good, service friendly and kind, dinner at the Emporium delicious. Next time I would get a room with shower only as the bath wasn't deep and I had to climb up into it to shower🤕

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CraigAH, Owner at Art Deco Masonic Hotel, responded to this review

Hello "namaste70" We are glad that you loved your stay at the Masonic and the meals you had at our award winning Emporium Eatery & Bar. Thank you for your comment that our service was friendly and kind, our staff are very proud of their hotel. We have a wide variety of bathroom configurations so on your next vist be... More 

Taupo, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 16 September 2016

My wife and I stayed at the Masonic while she attended a conference that was happening nearby. The hotel was very comfortable, very convenient and had a bar/ restaurant that was far better than most. The staff were friendly and all the equipment in the room worked as expected. All this for about the rice of a motel well away... More 

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CraigAH, Owner at Art Deco Masonic Hotel, responded to this review

Hello John Thank you for choosing our hotel for your stay in Napier whilst your wife attended a conference. We are glad that you enjoyed our award winning Emporium Eatery & Bar. You are right that for a similar price to a motel you can gain access to our central location as well as two bars and restaurants. More 

Wairoa
1 review
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Beautiful motel...will definitely stay again..special treat for my daughter ..eat at the emporium ..dinner was yumm breakfast even yummier. .step out on the balcony wonderful views of marine parade..town center a minutes walk...

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CraigAH, Owner at Art Deco Masonic Hotel, responded to this review

Hello "gpip727" Thank you for posting your review. We are glad that you enjoyed our hotel and appreciated the central location. Guests do enjoy the views across Marine Parade to the Pacific Ocean that can be obtained for our communal hotel balcony. Thank you too for recommending our award winning Emporium Eatery & Bar More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

A delightful hotel with much attention and thought given to decor and amenities. Rooms are extremely comfortable and open out onto a rooftop garden. New bathrooms. Plus an excellent restaurant. Highly recommended.

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CraigAH, Owner at Art Deco Masonic Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Jed Thank you for choosing Art Deco Masonic Hotel for your stay in Napier. Glad you enjoyed our communal hotel balcony which affords lovely views out to the Pacific Ocean. Thanks for staying and posting your review. More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

Was a weekend away with a family group (6 couples) - we all stayed Friday and Saturday night at the Masonic. We had a lovely room - Superior King which was very nice, quiet, spacious and a had a very comfortable bed, my only feedback was that the in room fridge was noisy, we solved this by turning it off... More 

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CraigAH, Owner at Art Deco Masonic Hotel, responded to this review

Hello "Nikb1050" Thanks for your review and so pleased that your family group enjoyed our hotel and award winning restaurant. I must say that I have often been known to turn the hotel fridge off because as you say you tend not to use it. We have just discovered a new hotel product a "soundless fridge" and we are in... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 11 September 2016

The hotel was wonderful on all counts and the staff could not have been friendlier and kinder to us. We spent lots of time in the hotel because of this and the weather was freezing rain most of the time and so we were very lucky we loved the hotel so much.Thanks to Rachel for letting us leave our luggage... More 

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CraigAH, Owner at Art Deco Masonic Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Kelly I guess I should apologise for the weather you experienced during your stay in Napier, not something I have to do too often as we tend to have the best weather in the country as a rule! On behalf of Rachel a big thank you, our staff love to get a personal mention. More 

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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights in a king Art Deco room (room 104). It was the most beautiful, luxurious room that we have ever experienced. The location is fabulous. The staff were so amazing and helpful. The emporium served fantastic food. We loved our stay and we will definitely be back! Thanks team Masonic, you made our holiday that much... More 

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CraigAH, Owner at Art Deco Masonic Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Tania On behalf of "Team Masonic" a very big thank you. So glad you enjoyed your studio room, the extra space makes a difference. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. More 

Tauranga, New Zealand
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 10 September 2016

We spent a 3 night stay in the Art Deco Masonic and have to say was very impressed with the traditional styling, cleanliness and friendly helpful staff. Great location on Marine Parade. Gorgeous decor. Would definately recommend

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CraigAH, Owner at Art Deco Masonic Hotel, responded to this review

Hello "tmmb74" Good on you for staying three nights in Napier, which as you will have discovered is a real holiday destination renowned for its climate and sophisticated food and wine scene. On behalf of our housekeeping team a special thank you for picking up on the cleanliness of the hotel, they are the quiet ones who often slip under... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Napier's best located Boutique Hotel, on the waterfront with panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean - Masonic Hotel is an Art Deco jewel. Right in the heart of 1930's Napier and opposite Hawke's Bay's MTG (museum), The Art Deco Centre and i-SITE, Masonic Hotel's location is perfect for exploring Art Deco Napier. With a choice of stylish and individual Rooms, Studios, Suites, Apartments your stay at Art Deco Masonic Hotel is guaranteed to add glamour and fond memories to your Napier experience. Art Deco Masonic Hotel guests enjoy a choice of bar and dining options including our "World's Best Bars" Emporium Eatery and Bar serving delicious breakfasts, seasonal all-day sharing plates, locally roasted coffee and a great range of New Zealand and international beers, wines and spirits. The Hotel has a variety of unique spaces for conferences, functions and celebrations and guests enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi. "We look forward to sharing this award winning character Hotel with you and hope you enjoy the hospitality of our friendly team." - Craig Hay and Neil Barber, Owners and Proprietors. "2015/2016 Hospitality NZ's Award For Excellence "Supreme Champion" and "Best Accommodation Hotel". ... more   less 

Additional Information about Art Deco Masonic Hotel

Address: 2 Tennyson Street | Corner Tennyson St. & Marine Parade,, Napier 4110, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Price Range: $158 - $455 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Art Deco Masonic Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 42
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Masonic Hotel Napier
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#1 Green Hotel in Napier
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Napier
#5 Luxury Hotel in Napier
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“try to get a front room as the back does have a service lane . having said that the noise was minimal and the hotel fully booked. we were the second last booked. ”
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