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The Nautilus

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Reviewed 6 May 2015

We arrived in a rain storm but had a welcoming and friendly greeting from reception staff which was appreciated after a long drive. The room was clean and spacious with a balcony looking out to sea as well as a well appointed jacuzzi - perfect...More

3  Thank Nigel M
Response from nautilusnapier, Manager at The NautilusResponded 18 May 2015

We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay and the facilities of The Nautilus. Glad you found the easy walk into the city centre. Shame about the weather but hopefully if you stay again Napier will turn on wonderful sunshine. Thank you for staying...More

Reviewed 30 April 2015 via mobile

Nice room with a hot tub and right across the road from the beach. Easy walk to town. Warm, clean, comfy bed. Very good quality accommodation at the right price. We would stay here again without question.

3  Thank Highlander65
Response from nautilusnapier, Manager at The NautilusResponded 18 May 2015

Many thanks for writing a review we appreciate the feed back and we are so delighted that you had wonderful stay.

Reviewed 14 April 2015 via mobile

When we first pulled into the back driveway of the Nautilus, our hearts sank, as the building looked more like your usual roadside motel than a highly rated motel. However, our impressions changed once we entered our room. We were in an 'executive room' -...More

4  Thank Helen M
Response from nautilusnapier, Manager at The NautilusResponded 18 May 2015

Many thanks for such a wonderful and detailed review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and the convenience of the Hotel to the central city centre. It was great you took the advantage of our free wifi. Hopefully we will see you again...More

Reviewed 14 April 2015

The dictionary definition of a motel is: a roadside hotel designed primarily for motorists, typically having the rooms arranged in low blocks with parking directly outside. This sums up The Nautilus perfectly (although there are 3 floors). That's not to say, however that the rooms...More

2  Thank michaelfairburn
Response from nautilusnapier, Manager at The NautilusResponded 18 May 2015

Thank you for posting a review. Firstly I would like to mentioned that you were upgraded from your original booking and was not charged any extra. Not all motels, hotels have allocated parking outside your room. All of the motels, hotels along the marine parade...More

Reviewed 13 April 2015

Was there for a wedding and the hotel is fairly basic but in a good location. You get views of the water which is lovely although the beach itself is not great as it has pebbles. The room was nice a spacious with a little...More

2  Thank James S
Response from nautilusnapier, Manager at The NautilusResponded 18 May 2015

Many thanks for staying with us and posting a review. So pleased you enjoyed the wonderful view from your room.

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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Dry Cleaning
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hot Tub
Details
Price range
US$78 - US$155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Romantic Hotel in Napier
#5 Business Hotel in Napier
#9 Luxury Hotel in Napier
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$78 - US$155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Romantic Hotel in Napier
#5 Business Hotel in Napier
#9 Luxury Hotel in Napier
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Response from Tracy H | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is right and if the accomodation is full you might be foced to park on the road
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Lee M
14 March 2015|
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Response from nautilusnapier | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. We have 2 options available the Executive Suite ( middle level) has a queen size bed in the bedroom area with a pull out sofa bed in the lounge. The other alternative is our Executive Apartment... More
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