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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Nice good size corporate rooms... friendly staff and people and location between Napier and Hastings is very good. Central to all needs. Food options are plenty. Area has some good walks. Flat to walk around.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We enjoyed our night stay here. Comfortable , clean and friendly place to be. The unit was extremely spacious and the shower/bathroom area modern and fresh. A nice breakfast was delivered . Location is a short walk from Taradale town centre which has a lot of eating options. Taradale is a good central location to wineries and beautiful parts of...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Our booking for this motel was made by a travel organisation, and it was not at all what we were looking for. It is located well out of Napier itself, in Taradale. As tourists, it was not close to the things we wanted to see. It would be better suited to people in the area on business or looking for...

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Thank Karen B
Invercargill, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I stayed here during a work trip and it was the best motel I've stayed at for awhile! The rooms are very well appointed. Comfortable beds, quiet rooms and a spa bath made me very comfortable. Great to have a nice tidy kitchenette too. The manager was very friendly and we enjoyed the cooked breakfast delivered to our rooms. Very...

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Coromandel, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Clean and tidy motel, with nice fresh linen. A little tired and possibly need of a bit of a makeover. Sky didn't work that well in our room, but others in our group had no problems. Friendly staff and room provided everything we needed. I thought it was overpriced compared to other places we have stayed.

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Thank love2travel4now
Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 February 2016

Stayed in a studio unit. Good clean room with comfy bed. Air conditioned and with sky TV . Well located for central Taradale. Plenty of parking but parking can be a bit tight if near the office Very helpful manager.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2016

We were made very welcome at this motel and the manager was most helpful. He advised us on places of interest and gave us good directions to find our way. The accommodation was first class and the jacuzzi bath was a bonus. The unit we had had one bedroom with twin beds and there was a king size bed in...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

We were in the Hawkes Bay to attend a concert at Black Barn winery, Havelock North. We selected the Ballina as they still had reasonable rates when available accommodation in HB was in limited supply due to multiple events that weekend meaning very high demand. It was also central for us with family in Napier, and friends in Twyford- within...

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Feilding
Reviewed 25 January 2016

We have stayed at the Ballina on several occasions and have always had the best of service. Lovely clean, quiet rooms with a king size bed, balcony,air-conditioning which is great on a hot day. Even though this motel is on the main road the units are very quiet. You couldn't ask for more. Staff go out of their way not...

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Orpington
Reviewed 16 January 2016

My wife and I stayed here for one night en route from Napier to Wellington in suite 12. This room was on the top floor of two. It comprised a kitchenette, bedroom/lounge and bathroom. The room also had a balcony with table and two chairs and a pleasant view towards the road and adjacent gardens and houses. The bedroom/lounge had...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
One of Hawke's Bay's newest luxury air-conditioned motels - the place where those in the know choose to spend their time while staying in Napier. What makes the Ballina Motel special is our small size allows us to focus on those important little details and provide personal service to ensure that your stay is both a relaxing and memorable experience. All our spacious rooms are air-conditioned (to provide some relief from Hawke's Bay's high summer temperatures and warmth in winter), and furnished to a high standard of quality which is reflected in our 4 Stars rating. Our quiet residential location (there are no crashing waves, barking seals, trucks or trains thundering through the night to keep you awake) ensures that you arise fully refreshed to take on the new day's challenges and fully enjoy the great Hawke's Bay lifestyle and glorious weather. Centrally located in Taradale midway between Napier and Hastings city centers - ensures that you are close to all of Hawke's Bay's diverse range of activities and attractions. Within easy walking distance of the cafe's restaurants, bars, and the main shopping center of Taradale. If you are looking for more than a standard motel, but not the excessive expense of a hotel then you are in the right place. Our accommodation makes the ideal base for visitors to Hawke's Bay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ballina Motel

Address: 393 Gloucester Street, Napier, New Zealand (Formerly BEST WESTERN Ballina Motel)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Price Range: €89 - €145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Ballina Motel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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#24 Luxury Hotel in Napier
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“Ask for the room to be aired out before your arrival”
 of 5 bubbles F2856RJkarenb, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
“second floor units are lovely and sunny in the morning and cool in the afternoon very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles KerryMarlene, 25 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The fee wifi was only 1gb so ran out before we left so ask for a log in per person”
 of 5 bubbles averina, 15 Dec 2015 | Read review
“all studios are on the ground floor, but I heard no noise at all from neighbours.”
 of 5 bubbles pcrosley, 10 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Take a room with a balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles guid0vanleuven, 15 Apr 2014 | Read review
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