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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2016

We stayed here for one night in a very nice suite,clean and very comfortable. Spa bath was a bonus,somewhere to sit outside which was lovely as it was a hot evening. Lovely 15 minute walk to the harbour with a good choice of restuarants. All in all good value for money,we would recommend as a place to stay in Napier

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 21 December 2015

I booked a night here at less than 24 hours notice over the net. Based on the price (less than $90) I was a little apprehensive but thought 'Oh well, it is only one night'. On arrival I was greeted by David and handed the keys to a very neat, beautifully clean room with a sitting/dining area, kitchenette, a bathroom...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 3 December 2015

Nice modern motel located across from the yacht harbor, 1 block from the beach. About a 15 minute walk around the harbor to the restaurants of West Quay. We had a large family unit with 2 double beds, a twin, and a bunk. The whole thing was heated by a single portable space heater and it was cold inside when...

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Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

Standard motel but very comfortable and clean and a nice spa to relax the muscles in after a day of travelling. The bed is very good which helped with a much needed good nights sleep. Would not hesitate to stay here again if I was in Napier and would recommend to others.

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Ngaruawahia
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Our room was brilliant with everything we needed and more. We were given the executive suite at a very reasonable discounted price. Unit was clean, private and quiet. staff were very friendly and helpful. would definitely stay again.

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Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

Quick and efficient to book with and discounted my room which had a massive spa bath in it..how kool was that. Comfortable and modern I really enjoyed my night here..I would definitely stay again.Hopefully soon I want to show the rest of my family lol.

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1Thank Lou T
Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

I think I should have spent an extra $10 on a better motel the bed is like sleeping in a bag of cement. Not worth the $89 for The room is very cold and could do with a heat pump or some form of insolation. This is one place I would not recommend.

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daverayner53, Owner at At the Rocks Motor Lodge, responded to this review

I am sorry you did not enjoy your stay, if there was a problem you should have told us at the time and given us the opportunity to put it right. Our beds are all under 1one year old and are Sleeyhead Executives, they also have electric blankets ,comforters and bedspreads.Extra fleece blankets are in each room. All our rooms...

Reviewed 30 April 2015 via mobile

Picked this as it advertises it has a gym but its a death trap waiting to happen. None of the equipment is safe, nor has it been serviced for a great length of time. The room was fine and what we expected.

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daverayner53, Owner at At the Rocks Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, If you don't raise a problem while you are staying it is not possible to fix a problem for your stay. This is the first ever complaint about our gym. We are a small hotel with thirteen rooms and cannot compete nor do we aim to with large commercial operations.That said we did check our...

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 April 2015

Arrived and were welcomed by Dave - very informative anf friendly. Room was a good size with the usual cooking facilities, very clean and a good shower in the bathroom. Easy to get into Napier with its many shops, bars and restaurants. Dave recommended the local fish and chip shop which we tried one night and weren'd disappointed - delicious....

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 17 February 2015

We arrived in Napier without a room reservation. We were happy to find The Rocks after checking out a few other spots. The rooms are lovely and very clean. The host, David, could not have been nicer or more helpful. It is an easy walk to the West Quay restaurant area. Good place to stay in Napier.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Luxurious Qualmark 4 plus star motel featuring modern deluxe studio, executive and family rooms with relaxing spa baths, romantic clawfoot baths and private gym. Situated adjacent to Ahuriri Estuary and close to Napier's West Quay with wonderful waterfront dining, bars and cafe's, and still only 5 minutes from Napier City Centre and Airport. We are only 80 metres from a safe swimming beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about At the Rocks Motor Lodge

Address: 27 Meeanee Quay, Napier 4110, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Price Range: $116 - $165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — At the Rocks Motor Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Napier
#5 Family Hotel in Napier
#15 On the Beach Hotel in Napier
#23 Luxury Hotel in Napier
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“We booked the Executive studio which was great and affordable”
 of 5 bubbles Tuwhare, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Top decor very modern any room is a top room!!”
 of 5 bubbles Ahorangi, 3 Nov 2014 | Read review
“The family Studio 1 (2 Queen Sized Beds) in separate rooms is very quiet and the beds were extremely comfortable. There's also a TV in both rooms and an excellent Spa Bath as well. Very clean and there's even a wee patio off one of the rooms so you can sit outside.”
 of 5 bubbles Shari_6035, 15 May 2014 | Read review
“The king studios are at the back of the property away from the main road, and have their own decks off the living area.”
  • Deck
  • Bathroom
  • King studio
 of 5 bubbles Kiwibabe, 24 Mar 2014 | Read review
“We were near the back, not on the main road, quiet and handy to the beach for a walk. This motel is not near the CBD or restaurants.”
 of 5 bubbles seniorkiwi, 12 Oct 2013 | Read review
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