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Albatross Motel

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Reviewed 13 March 2015 via mobile

Great location. Within walking distance of town centre. Probably about 20 minutes. Even closer to the Marina. Although it is on a main road we didn't find it noisy even on a Friday night. Microwave came in handy for eating fresh corn bought locally on roadside. Shower is different but pretty easy to work out even for over 65's! Towels...

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AlbatrossNapier, Owner at Albatross Motel, responded to this review

We really appreciate that you took the time to review us. thank you and glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. regards Helen and Nigel Pedersen

Whangarei, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 March 2015

The Hosts of this Motel were extremely helpful & easy to deal with. On my initial enquiry they were unsure whether they could accommodate us, but took time to contact us to advise we were booked in. The location easy to find, the premises spotlessly clean & comfortable. Thoroughly recommended . Really liked the location & friendliness of the place....

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AlbatrossNapier, Owner at Albatross Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us. We are very pleased that you and your pet enjoyed your stay with us. regards Helen and Nigel Pedersen

Te Puke, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 March 2015

Was all we needed. Tidy and clean with a great staff. Pool and spa just a bonus. Will definately stay here next time we are in Napier. Great location to boot. Close enough to walk to restaurants and a couple of great bars. Also plenty of places to walk, run, or cycle right on the doorstep.

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AlbatrossNapier, Manager at Albatross Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again next time you visit Napier. regards Helen and Nigel Pedersen

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 March 2015

The manager was very friendly and helpful on arrival. I would put the room standard as very good. Its an older building but has been modernised and is very comfortable. Location is a little out from the main center but only a short walk to restaurants and quite nice surroundings near the water and marina area for a walk. Quite...

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AlbatrossNapier, Owner at Albatross Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to post your review. It is much appreciated. Regards Helen and Nigel Pedersen

Greater Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 March 2015

Place was VERY clean & tidy. The little touches like ready-to-go internet information and how to use the TV and the helpful and unobtrusive little messages around the place really made this motel stand out. Helen the receptionist called us up when I left my speaker on the nightstand so I could come back and get it, which was really...

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AlbatrossNapier, Owner at Albatross Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for posting a review for us and so glad you had a pleasant experience at our motel. It is always a pleasure for us when our guests appreciate our efforts. regards Helen and Nigel Pedersen

Damerham
Reviewed 1 March 2015

The Albatross was our final destination for two nights after a 4 week road trip. A clean, spacious, tidy and fully functional one bed apartment ideally situated for the airport at Napier, lovely walks, bird life and views opposite hotel and at the back of hotel with beaches within a few minutes walk. We had no views from our ground...

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AlbatrossNapier, Owner at Albatross Motel, responded to this review

We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and thank you kindly for taking the time to post your review. Regards Helen & Nigel Pedersen

Brisbane Region, Australia
Reviewed 25 February 2015

This motel was the best one we stayed in during our recent NZ trip. The service was great and the room was very clean and comfortable. There a welcome note on the bed when we arrived and after a very long drive, this put a smile on our faces.

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AlbatrossNapier, Owner at Albatross Motel, responded to this review

We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and really appreciate that you took the time to review us. Thank you Best Regards Helen and Nigel

Greater Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 February 2015

We stayed at the Albatros Motel on the the 30th January - 1st February with our 4 year old son. The rooms were spotless and the service was exceptional. We had a minor issue with ants in the bathroom but this didn't bother us at all due to the already fantastic cleaning standards and we figured it was just one...

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AlbatrossNapier, Owner at Albatross Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive review, we really appreciate that you took the time. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. ants seem to be more of a problem this year and it is a constant battle to try to keep them at bay, however, luckily they are only coming into a few rooms ,no sooner is one...

Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 21 February 2015

Whilst we didn't stay at this motel due to no vacancy, the receptionist certainly went out of her way to assist. I don't have her name as I sent my husband to do this job. The receptionist hopped on the computer and found a vacancy for us at another motel, within our budget, she then went on to phone the...

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AlbatrossNapier, Owner at Albatross Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We are always happy to help , whether it be finding accommodation or helping with directions and advice, regardless of whether it is a paying guest or not. When it is busy in town we like to help travellers find somewhere to stay as we know how difficult it can be. Hope you...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 20 February 2015

Our stay at Napier was short and positive. The free wifi was very handy, as was the complimentary tea and coffee supplies, the staff were very welcoming and left a note on the bed. sky TV was appreciated with 50 channels. The owner was very helpful in suggesting where we should dine in the city and how we went about...

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AlbatrossNapier, Owner at Albatross Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We agree that the old fashioned mock tudor style of the exterior does not appeal to everyone, but most people are pleasantly surprised that the interior of the rooms are more modern than the outside suggests. regards Helen and Nigel

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Meeting Rooms
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Clean, comfortable and affordable accommodation proud to have scored 9.5/10 on Target TV, Unlimited Free Wifi, Guest Select 50+ TV Channels to choose from, 200m to the beach and overlooking the estuary. Range of room types to suit a variety of requirements and budgets. Refurbished rooms, Swimming pool and spa.You are guaranteed a warm welcome and friendly service at The Albatross. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Albatross Motel

Address: 56 Meeanee Quay | Westshore, Napier 4110, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Price Range: €68 - €101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Albatross Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 35
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Also Known As:
Albatross Hotel Napier
Albatross Motel Napier
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Napier
#4 Business Hotel in Napier
#6 Family Hotel in Napier
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Napier
#12 Luxury Hotel in Napier
#15 Romantic Hotel in Napier
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“We liked our first floor room”
 of 5 bubbles JanetM381, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Deluxe Unit(s) are near the main road. Ask questions about the Deluxe Unit BEFORE you pay extra for it.”
  • Oven/Stove Control Knob settings (especially black knobs) faded, worn, hard to read.
  • Kitchen Stone left top ring would not work.
  • Wall Switch For the Stove & Oven (Button Switch looks faulty)
  • Kitchen Oven Door Handle
  • SOME of the Kitchen Area Ants
 of 5 bubbles icad2000, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for an upper floor room for easy use of the decking.”
 of 5 bubbles AndyIsobel, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We needed ground floor, mum not able to climb stairs, however upstairs had a nice view.”
 of 5 bubbles hinukoa, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Try the ground floor studios.”
 of 5 bubbles BountyMgr, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
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