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Motel de la Mer

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Banstead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 February 2015

We booked the penthouse accommodation and were not disappointed. It is decorated and furnished to a very high standard,with a large bedroom and sitting room. It is one of the cleanest hotels we have stayed at. It is in good position to walk along the sea front and there are good restuarants near by. We did the one hour walking...

Thank Malcolm E
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 January 2015

Situated on the beach front Marine Parade, Motel de la Mer is an easy walk to the main shopping area with many eateries as well as the famed Art Deco buildings right there for you to wander around and view. We visit Napier 3 or 4 times a year and although we have stayed at other motels we now keep...

Thank 44kay44
Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 January 2015

Fantastic, made to feel very welcome (don't always get that on a motorcycle) room was really comfortable, fantastic big spa bath, good undercover park for the bike, easy walk in to town. Owners are friendly and nothing was a bother. Would recommend to anyone!

Thank John R
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 January 2015

Stayed here for 5 nights and found the place to be nice and clean and well appointed. Only 12 units, each with a Spa Bath. The owners are extremely pleasant and helpful, providing advice on sights and restaurants.

Thank Grey999
Reviewed 2 January 2015

Right from the greeting by John on arrival you will enjoy your time here. Across the road from the sea and close to everything you need to see and do in Napier. Spotlessly clean thanks to Llanys and beautifully kept. A real gem. You must try John's breakfast.

Thank David L
south yorkshire
Reviewed 21 December 2014

We stayed one night, the Motel is great, very clean, rooms set back unlike others on the road, lovely helpful hosts. Near to the centre and just cross the rd to the sea. Good value the room has everything you need, cooker, fridge, spa bath, comfy bed and air con.

Thank murphsters
Reviewed 16 December 2014 via mobile

Great location, clean, spacy, confirm all previous comments read before I booked this place. The place is more what I expected and we felt very welcomed from the host. The apartment is huge and comfortable near to all important places in town.

Thank Ann-Kathrin B
Reviewed 14 December 2014

A great welcome from John who was so helpful. Great location and spotless accommodation. It felt just like coming home each evening of our 3 night stay. Hope to be back in the area sometime and this is where I would stay.

Thank Jan D
Reviewed 3 December 2014

Mine host, John, was very helpful and obliging and was good with his recommendations as to the need to see things in Napier. The room was large and the breakfasts were good and on time. The location ius good with the ocean 100 metres away. Shopping was closeby as was public transport (buses).

1Thank rtodd132
Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 November 2014

We spent 5 nights at the Motel de la Mer and it proved to be an excellent choice. The owner gave us really good advice on the best places to go in the area and this meant we were able to get the best out of our time in Napier. Highly recommended.

Thank Graham_NT

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Motel de la Mer looks forward to welcoming our customers having established ourselves as a favourite with business travellers and discerning holidaymakers, who relish luxury, and a genuine, hospital experience. Our stunning oceanfront location complemented by our spacious motel apartment suite accommodation is lavishly appointed with tasteful interior décor. Each of our suites has a luxurious, relaxed atmosphere and facilities to match. Spoiled for choice: Executive Studio, Deluxe Executive Suites with large in-room fresh water private spa's and Executive One Bedroom Suites (no spa), and Deluxe Penthouse Apartments with large fresh water in-room spas and spectacular views. Situated close to Napier's C.B.D, a variety of top class restaurants, cafe's, boutique shopping and a selection of activities with the oceanfront and promenade at your door. "McLean Park" is just a 12-15 minute stroll. A "Fabulous Sporting Arena" where all our "Major Rugby and Cricket" events are hosted!. Motel de la Mer has now achieved the TripAdvisor "Certificate of Excellence Award" for the fifth year running, and a place in the TripAdvisor Hall of Fame. This is all the more reason to come explore and experience Napier and the Hawkes Bay Region and our friendly hospitality at Motel de la Mer. Motel de la Mer - quality, superior, oceanfront suite accommodation - Relax with us in Napier, Hawkes Bay, where "Art Deco" lives on. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Motel de la Mer

Address: 321 Marine Parade, Napier 4110, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Price Range: $137 - $239 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Motel de la Mer 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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Hotel De La Mer
De La Mer Hotel
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#6 Romantic Hotel in Napier
#11 On the Beach Hotel in Napier
#18 Luxury Hotel in Napier
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“I was in room 8. It was very good. View good You have to share the balcony - tho which I didn't like.”
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