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The Nautilus

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Chicago, Illinois, USA
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nautilus is a decent hotel. It's not too luxurious but the room was very clean and big.From the outside it looks like a hostel and they give out keys instead of key cards but from the inside the room is as good as any other hotel and for the price I would say its actually very good. The location is...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Down from Auckland on business. Room was $340 very small,mold in bath room,spa bath wet the room and stunk.drunken idiots walking through to room vomiting. No parking. Rats running from garbage skip. If you are travelling to Napier do not stay here. Classic example of the images and copy writing on the website are no where near what is reflected...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From checking in to checking out I'm happy to have stayed here and will definitely come back. The rooms are modern, clean and have beautiful views out to the ocean. The giant spa was a nice bonus as I had no idea there will be one in the room. The staff from reception to the service team were very friendly...

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nautilusnapier, Front Office Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We are delighted that you enjoyed your corporate stay with us. Thanks again Kele. We look forward to seeing you during your next visit to Napier.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely fabulous rooms with large spa and ocean views. Brilliantly clean. Very helpful and friendly staff. Short walk to city centre. Across the road from the beach and close to many restaurents. But there is also a restaurent on site.

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nautilusnapier, Front Office Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review your stay. We appreciate your wonderful comments, so pleased you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As the town of Napier itself is a very well made art deco place, Nautilus hotel follows the trend with the building you want to stay at once you see it. The suite (we had a studio with spa) overlooked the sea (as most of the rooms do), so is a perfect location for sunrise spotting. The room was big...

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Hampshire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed just one night enroute to Wellington, but wished we stayed longer. The apartment was really well equipped with great balcony and foldback doors to view the sea. Even though it was mid June, the weather was good enough to sit out for a while and enjoy the view. The suite had a great whirlpool bath (in the bedroom) as...

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nautilusnapier, Front Office Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review your stay. We appreciate your lovely comments and look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Napier.

Manawatu-Wanganui Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed two nights, great views of sea, modern, clean and balconies. Would ask for oceanview room top floor. Also spa in room. Would be perfect if tv reception was better and had full sky channels. And if it had triple glazing. But still good value 175.00 a night for a really nice room.

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nautilusnapier, Front Office Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to submit a review. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to seeing you on another occasion.

Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Stayed here while touring on a motorbike. The spa was a real bonus but even without this the place was excellent value. Modern facilities, amazing view over Marine Parade and the room service meal was also spot on. Not sure if top floor suitable if need easy access (3 flights of stairs) but this was no issue for us and...

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nautilusnapier, Front Office Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to submit a review. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to seeing you on another occasion.

Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Location, location, location. The main selling point of Nautilus is the waterfront location right next to the town of Napier. Rooms are spacious and you have an option of having a room with your own big spa. Service is great and the staff are always smiling and helpful. Highly recommended to anyone visiting Napier.

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Thank you for taking time to review your stay. We appreciate your lovely comments and look forward to welcoming you back the next time you are in Napier.

Reviewed 2 November 2016

Fanatastic stay, very comfortable, close to the city centre, a very short walk to the beach, and the aquarium. just great. We loved the room, this was very pleasant and we did not need anything. Staff were very friendly. We will be back for sure.

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Thank you for taking time to review your stay. We really appreciate your wonderful comments and look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
The Nautilus Restaurant
The Nautilus Restaurant
Cuisines: European, International, Contemporary, New Zealand
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  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to The Nautilus Napier, New Zealand. The Nautilus is a sophisticated, Art Deco-inspired waterfront accommodation, designed for the discerning traveller. The Nautilus offers self-contained executive studios and suites, one bedroom apartments and premium suites, and a fully-licensed restaurant and bar. All 41 luxurious rooms offer stunning panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, gorgeous double spa baths, private balconies and decor, furnishings and fittings with a contemporary twist on Napier's 1930's Art Deco theme. Designed for privacy and comfort, The Nautilus Napier is a world away from a traditional hotel. The apartments are spacious and beautifully decorated, offering the perfect choice for corporate travellers, couples searching for romance or those attending one of the many exciting events, concerts and festivals held here in vibrant Hawkes Bay, New Zealand. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Nautilus

Address: 387 Marine Parade, Napier, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Price Range: $132 - $289 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Nautilus 5*
Number of rooms: 41
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The Nautilus Hotel Napier
Nautilus Hotel Napier
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#4 Romantic Hotel in Napier
#5 Business Hotel in Napier
#6 Luxury Hotel in Napier
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