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Motel de la Mer

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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Kitchenette
4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed yesterday

The owners were helpful and went out of their way to ensure our stay was enjoyable. The room was clean and extremely well serviced each day. The motel is within walking distance of both shops and front beach.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a very comfortable stay here in Napier. Accomdation excellent standard, extremely clean and beautiful furnishing. Even a Jacuzzi in the bedroom. Owner very helpful and keen for you to get the most out of your stay. Would recommend a stay.

Thank EssexHamish
Response from JWM53, Owner at Motel de la MerResponded 3 days ago

Hi Hamish Many thanks for your wonderful review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay in Napier and you visited many sites. Safe travels Best wishes John

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the worst people to own a Motel. My wife and i could not go to the motel due to a sick son and even after informing the owners 1 week in advance, the owner refused to even give us half of the amount...More

Thank Bhavin S
Response from JWM53, Owner at Motel de la MerResponded 2 weeks ago

Bhavin, we received your reservation via booking.com on the 21st of Jan for the 28th of Jan. You called on the 25th of Jan enquiring about our cancellation policy. Most importantly, I advised that,as you had made your reservation via booking.com any changes to the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't know alot about Napier before we visited but we're absolutely delighted that we decided to go there. It's such a beautiful town. The motel is along the marine parade giving it a central location with fab views. The couple were extremely helpful with...More

Thank AnonMcG
Response from JWM53, Owner at Motel de la MerResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi to you many thanks for your awesome report. We are only too pleased to help during your stay. We are happy you have enjoyed yourself and will return soon. Best wishes John

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have stayed here a number of times when visiting friends in the beautiful Hawkes Bay. As a guest from Aus I have found John and Llanys to be wonderful hosts and the motel excellent in all aspects, from cleanliness to position to the city...More

Thank Joanna L
Response from JWM53, Owner at Motel de la MerResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Joanna Many thanks for your kind review and it was good to see you again. Best wishes John

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Dry Cleaning
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Spa
Details
Price range
US$117 - US$236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#5 Romantic Hotel in Napier
#12 On the Beach Hotel in Napier
#18 Luxury Hotel in Napier
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
US$117 - US$236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#5 Romantic Hotel in Napier
#12 On the Beach Hotel in Napier
#18 Luxury Hotel in Napier
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
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Room & Suite (34)
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