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Albatross Motel

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed at The Albatross Motel while attending a conference in Napier. It was very convenient, a nice 20 minutes walk from the conference venue. Nice view and a very helpful staff. No problems at all, and would stay again.

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Friendly and helpful staff - even printed my concert tickets for me because I forgot them They had clean and comfortable rooms and it was quiet Handy location close to beach and city Napier is a lovely little city

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AlbatrossNapier, Manager at Albatross Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, hope you enjoyed the concert and we'd love to see you back for the next one. (or maybe the Art Deco Festival).

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a fab motel ... its right on the run route which was great for my partner and other partners at the motel ... cos they were close enough to bring runners water and ice on the run ... but also just a walk to the finish line. Hosts were fantastic and accomodating!

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AlbatrossNapier, Manager at Albatross Motel, responded to this review

You are correct, the triathlons, marathons and Ironman runs follow the beach and we get our daily exersize watching from the office window. Glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you for the next event in Napier.

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The room was very clean, well maintained and the bed very comfortable. It was also quiet so we had a good night's sleep. Staff were friendly and very helpful in providing information on sites to visit and best places to eat and how to get there. The Motel was situated within easy walking distance of shops, restaurants/cafes and the beach.

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Paihia, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Albatross is an older looking property but we thought the price looked really good. From the time we walked through the door to reception we were treated to 5 star service. The rooms were spotless clean, well presented and surprisingly modern. We were even taken to the room by our fantastic hosts and shown all the features that made...

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AlbatrossNapier, Manager at Albatross Motel, responded to this review

Yes we have been around for as while but we pride ourselves on the presentation of the property and our rooms. We are constantly refurbishing as things get a little tired. We would love to see you back again at some time in the near future.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent four days in Napier recently and chose to stay at the Albatross because of its prior good reviews. It lived up to those, and met our expectations. It is an older motel, but provides good facilities. Very friendly and helpful staff, really clean on arrival, moderately well equipped, plenty of hot water, comfortable bed, great pillows, excellent quality...

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AlbatrossNapier, Manager at Albatross Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments. We are happy we met your three important markers. We do pride ourselves on the comfort, cleanliness and homeliness of the Albatross Motel and, notwithstanding the fact that we maybe a little older than some other motels in Napier, our property is regularly kept up to scratch. Love to see you again sometime.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service and cleanleness were excellent. Missed a hook in the bathroom to hang my clothes though.Great locality with many different and pleasent places to walk the dog. Will definatly be our place of choice when next in Napier.

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AlbatrossNapier, Owner at Albatross Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We are delighted you and your dog enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again. regards Helen and Nigel

Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From booking in until the time to leave our stay was an enjoyable experience. Units were clean, with lovely comfy beds. Close to local bars and cafe's. The waterfront is great if you want an after dinner stroll.

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AlbatrossNapier, Owner at Albatross Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post your review. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Regards Helen and Nigel

Rotorua
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have stayed at the Albatross many times. Great location for anyone taking part in the Iron Maori Triathalon events. Friendly and helpful service. Swimming pool and spa fabulous for soaking muscles after the event.Need to book ahead for this excellent accommodation. Rooms modern and extremely clean. Ticks all the boxes.

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AlbatrossNapier, Owner at Albatross Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review us. We look forward to seeing you again next time you are taking part in the Iron Maori event.

Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at this hotel for Iron Maori. It was reasonably close by (although there are hotels closer if you want less of a walk). Great studio unit. Clean and tidy. Good amenities and there is also a pool.

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AlbatrossNapier, Owner at Albatross Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for reviewing us, we are glad you enjoyed your stay.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Clean, comfortable and affordable accommodation proud to have scored 9.5/10 on Target TV, Unlimited Free Wifi, Guest Select 50+ TV Channels to choose from, 200m to the beach and overlooking the estuary. Range of room types to suit a variety of requirements and budgets. Refurbished rooms, Swimming pool and spa.You are guaranteed a warm welcome and friendly service at The Albatross. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Albatross Motel

Address: 56 Meeanee Quay | Westshore, Napier 4110, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Price Range: $101 - $121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Albatross Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 35
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Albatross Hotel Napier
Albatross Motel Napier
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Napier
#4 Business Hotel in Napier
#6 Family Hotel in Napier
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Napier
#10 Luxury Hotel in Napier
#15 Romantic Hotel in Napier
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“Try the ground floor studios.”
 of 5 bubbles BountyMgr, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“head for upstairs”
 of 5 bubbles KCiscasey, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Units furtrtherest from the road were quieter. Road was quite busy.”
 of 5 bubbles 676nevilleb, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Book ahead for the Iron Maori Triathalon events”
 of 5 bubbles kiwitravelnz, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Deluxe suites were excellent”
 of 5 bubbles 470jasonc, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
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