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Motel de la Mer

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Room & Suite (34)
Pool & Beach (2)
Certificate of Excellence

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Motel de la Mer looks forward to welcoming our customers having established ourselves as a favourite with business travellers and discerning holidaymakers, who relish luxury, and a genuine, hospital experience. Our stunning oceanfront location complemented by our spacious motel apartment suite accommodation is lavishly appointed with tasteful interior décor. Each of our suites has a luxurious, relaxed atmosphere and facilities to match. Spoiled for choice: Executive Studio, Deluxe Executive Suites with large in-room fresh water private spa's and Executive One Bedroom Suites (no spa), and Deluxe Penthouse Apartments with large fresh water in-room spas and spectacular views. Situated close to Napier's C.B.D, a variety of top class restaurants, cafe's, boutique shopping and a selection of activities with the oceanfront and promenade at your door. "McLean Park" is just a 12-15 minute stroll. A "Fabulous Sporting Arena" where all our "Major Rugby and Cricket" events are hosted!. Motel de la Mer has now achieved the TripAdvisor "Certificate of Excellence Award" for the fifth year running, and a place in the TripAdvisor Hall of Fame. This is all the more reason to come explore and experience Napier and the Hawkes Bay Region and our friendly hospitality at Motel de la Mer. Motel de la Mer - quality, superior, oceanfront suite accommodation - Relax with us in Napier, Hawkes Bay, where "Art Deco" lives on.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Spa
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
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Air conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Accessible rooms
Kitchenette
Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Centrally Located
Bay View
HOTEL CLASS
250Reviews
67Photos
1Q+A
72Room tips
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Our suite was big and in very good condition. It was very clean and the kitchenette was well equipped. The view overlooking the sea was fantastic. The location is great, close to the sea, many restaurants and shops.
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Response from JWM53, Owner at Motel de la Mer
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hi Eva many thanks for your kind review and feedback. We thoroughly enjoyed having you. Best wishes John & Llanys
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We regularly stay in Motels when we travel around New Zealand because we usually want more space and off-street parking. Many motels are very nice and comfortable, but few have met the standard, quality, comfort and friendliness we experienced here. Yes, the cost was a bit
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Response from JWM53, Owner at Motel de la Mer
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hi to you both Thank you for an excellent review. We enjoyed having you here and we are extremely happy that you made use of all the opportunities in our region. There is so much to see and enjoy. Best wishes John & Llanys
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We planned to stay somewhere very nice for 3 nights and did we what! Llanys and John clearly take great pride in their place. For example every room is returned to arrival-standard daily. What a treat and its keeping local mums employed. The suite was so immaculate I'm glad we
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Response from JWM53, Owner at Motel de la Mer
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hi MelanieB It was great to have you here and thank you for such a wonderful report. We hope to see you back someday. Best wishes John
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The room was amazingly clean. Loved that the towels were changed daily without the guilt trip note about the environment. The room was tidied daily, but I was a bit annoyed that my book was moved from the bedside table and my place was lost. The aircon broke down after the first
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Response from JWM53, Owner at Motel de la Mer
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hi to you both Many thanks for your kind review. Unfortunately when electrical equipment breaks down during a holiday period it always causes an issue and being Christmas serviceman are hard to get hold off. However this unit was replaced once the firm reopened and is fully up and running. We apologize for any inconvenience caused during your stay. Best wishes John & Llanys
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An excellent Motel - right on Marine Parade. Just across the road from beach walks, skate bowl etc. Easy walk to town centre. Very large rooms with a fantastic view over the Bay shoreline. Super comfortable bed, large bathroom with separate spa area. Twin balconies to catch the
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Response from JWM53, Owner at Motel de la Mer
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hi Barry M Many thanks for your kind review We appreciate your feedback. We hope to see you again someday Best wishes John & Llanys
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large room and twin bedroom in back.
kitchenette great..
View from bedroom to McKenzie Park Stadium.
Family unit room 12.
Lounge area, entry and balcony. Family unit room 12.
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"We were on the second floor with a partial view of the ocean. If you have mobility issues ask for a downstairs room."
"Request ground floor if you have a lot of luggage."
"Most rooms have the same outlook."
"don't stay in penthouse"
"Never go to this Motel"
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PRICE RANGE
US$106 - US$171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
hotel de la merde la mer hotel
LOCATION
New ZealandNorth IslandHawke's Bay RegionNapier
NUMBER OF ROOMS
11
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