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Motel de la Mer

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wellington
Reviewed 17 November 2014

Nice motel, friendly service. Bed comfortable, room well supplied and attractive, bathroom excellent, spa bath included but not tried. Lights at bed side not very "romantic" (downlights) and could be easier to turn on and off from one side or other. basic cooking area but adequate for warming food. could do with net curtain to close off view from outside...

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Reviewed 5 November 2014

This is an excellent location on the Pacific shore and an easy stroll into the centre. The room has been well designed, well equipped and was spotlessly clean. The eggy brekky was delicious. The 2 owner managers are SUPERB in their help, responsiveness and local knowledge.

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 October 2014

We stayed for two nights and had a wonderful time. The hosts were very friendly and offered lots of advice about where to go and what to do. The motel is a 5-10 minute stroll along Marine Parade to the town centre and there are lots of restaurants around to eat out. The room itself was immaculately clean and was...

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Felton, California
Reviewed 17 June 2014

My daughter and I stayed at Motel de la Mer for 2 nights. The motel location is amazing; right on the Marine Parade! Motel de la Mer is right across the street from the park and the ocean and is walking distance to the central business district including lots of restaurants! The motel was safe and the rooms were well...

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Birmingham
Reviewed 10 June 2014

Its in a fantastic location - right opposite the promenade walk and easy to get to the shops, restaurants and bars - recommend having room 10, the penthouse, it has 2 balconies a nice lounge area with spa bath, its very spacious and the decor is lovely - lots of space and sky tv, its a jewel in the crown...

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Taupo, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 May 2014

We have stayed at this motel 3 times in the last 6 months. Within walking distance to restaurants & City centre - no need for the car. Very pleasant outlook to the ocean (1st floor)and lovely walks along Marine Parade. Rooms are exceptional - very clean & spacious & very quiet considering its on a main road. The bed suits...

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Melbourne
Reviewed 31 March 2014 via mobile

Stayed one night and it was perfect before the drive to Wellington. A good walk along the beach to town, a very nice area. Rooms excellent and very clean. Comfy bed and very quiet. Free limited internet very helpful. Would definitely recommend.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 March 2014

Stayed for one night on the way to Wellington. We were given a warm welcome and shown to our studio room on the ground floor. If we had been staying longer we would have booked a room on the first floor, as our room looked out onto the carpark. The room itself was clean and spacious with a spa bath....

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 16 March 2014

The motel was one of the best properties we visited during our two-week trip across New Zealand. It is located right opposite the beach, a short walk south of the town center. Upon arrival we were greeted by the owners who showed us the rooms and offered us a bottle of milk for the coffee of the following morning. They...

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Reviewed 15 March 2014

We stayed for two nights, shortly after our long trans-ocean flight, at the start of our New Zealand holiday. Had a room on the first (not ground) floor, with lovely view, balcony. Location is superb. Beautifully appointed. Very helpful staff. across the street from the beach walk/bike trail, short walk to restaurants. Art Deco buildings everywhere. Restful, wonderful spot.

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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: $141 - $226 (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
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Napier
#18 Luxury Hotel in Napier
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“Best place; Nice Location:”
 of 5 bubbles , 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We were happy with the ground floor due to my arthritic ankle, but the views from the balconies would be superb!”
 of 5 bubbles Oolonz, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I was in room 8. It was very good. View good You have to share the balcony - tho which I didn't like.”
 of 5 bubbles MrsBeasley09, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“No. 7 hard to beat if you don't want a spa”
 of 5 bubbles LoisM_13, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“John very good at helping and advising on the room that would best suit what you are looking for. He chose well for us anyway.”
 of 5 bubbles , 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
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