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The Nautilus

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$95*
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Upper Hutt, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 February 2014

We have just found our always stay Hawkes Bay accommodation. Fantastic location, perfect room, great balcony overlooking the sea, and such friendly hosts and staff. Nothing was too much of a problem and it was excellent value for money. Well done and thanks to the Nautilus team for making our long weekend away from home such a pleasure. Seriously absolutely...

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nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review of your recent stay with us. We are delighted we could assist in making your long weekend comfortable and enjoyable. It was certainly our pleasure to have you as a guest in the Hotel. We look forward to the opportunity to host you again.

United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2014

We had a sea facing room , a super spa bath with a TV in both the bedroom and the lounge. The kitchen area was very well appointed with every thing that you needed. We loved the bi folding doors on to the balcony. The room was large, very clean . We had a very comfortable stay at this hotel....

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nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your stay at The Nautilus. We appreciate your very kind words regarding the Hotel, staff and the experience you had during your time with us. We look forward to welcoming you back if you get to Napier again. Thank you and all the very best.

Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 February 2014

We stayed there in March 2013 and are about to go again. There is a lot of accommodation in the Hawkes Bay, but this is a great place to stay, on Marine Parade and walking distance to town. We love the top floor, and it has a really good ku tech and lovely bathroom, plus a big spa bath in...

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nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thank you for posting a review of your stay with us last year. We are delighted that you a looking to come to The Nautilus again. We appreciate your lovely review and look forward to greeting you again,

Rutland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 February 2014

Unprepossessing motel style building but very large well equipped rooms. Good location, on the seafront, only a short walk from the Art Deco streets of the town centre though not really a reason of itself to choose the Nauitilus as the road is lined with lots of other similar motels. Hosts were friendly and helpful. Lots of on site parking....

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nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your stay with us. All our rooms have 'hush' glass installed to help keep road noise to a minimum. We apolgise for the odour that was left from the previous guests cooking. We ran an ozone machine that neutralises room odours and did leave the door to the unit...

Hawke's Bay Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 February 2014

My husband and I stayed in the Nautilus's Premier room which was wonderful. The suite was huge with lounge suite, big screen tv, and a spa pool in our room. Our room had a deck overlooking the beautiful ocean. What a great spot on Marine Parade. Our room was spotless and had everything we needed and more. A great way...

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nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review your stay at The Nautilus. We are glad you found the Hotel and especially your room to your liking. We would love to host you again and look forward to welcoming you back. Thank you once more.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 February 2014

The reviews on Trip Advisor about this hotel were spot on. A great place to stay with extremely friendly hosts. Very large room with spa plus bathroom and roomy living area. Nice air conditioning. Spotlessly clean and well presented. Nice furniture, comfy bed. Lovely balcony overlooking the bay accessed by huge bifold doors. Useful guest laundry did a good job...

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nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are glad you enjoyed your time with us and found the hotel and its' amanities to your liking. We strive to give our guests a comfortable and enjoyable experience. Thank you again

Taupo, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 February 2014

Lovely spacious rooms with and very own spa pool which was very unexpected. A few minutes walk from town but lovely after a big meal!! Very friendly check in and check out , helpful with local activities and useful with directions. Thank you nautilus :)

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nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your stay at The Nautilus. We certainly appreciate your comments and would love the opportunity to host you again in the not too distant future. Thank you again

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 February 2014

We stayed 3 nights in one of the apartments and were very comfortable. Opposite the ocean but unfortunately the road outside is very busy and lots of trucks passing meant a noisy stay, Still a good spot and good value. Easy walk into main centre.

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nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thank you for posting a review of your stay with us. We acknowledge that traffic noise can be an issue at times and have installed "hush" glass in our rooms to keep outside noise to a minimum. Thank you again for your comments, they are appreciated.

Auckland
Reviewed 28 January 2014

I was really pleased that we choose The Nautilus to stay at while in Napier. The rooms are modern and spacious with a huge spa bath. The room was lovely and clean and we had everything that we needed. The room had a view of the beach and a balcony. It is just across the road from the beach and...

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nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

We are really pleased you had an enjoyable time during your stay at The Nautilus. It was our pleasure to host you and we look forward to welcoming you back. Thank you for taking time to post your review, it is much appreciated

Gisborne, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 January 2014

This was great for a weekend getaway! Warm welcome at reception, beautiful, clean room and a spa to die for! Brilliant central location-across the road from the beach, 5 min walk to town & museum we have been a few times now and will definitely return!

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nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking time to write a review of your September stay with us. We are happy you enjoyed your weekend at The Nautilus and would love to welcome you back soon.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
The Nautilus Restaurant
The Nautilus Restaurant
Cuisines: International, European, Contemporary, New Zealand
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to The Nautilus Napier, New Zealand. The Nautilus is a sophisticated, Art Deco-inspired waterfront accommodation, designed for the discerning traveller. The Nautilus offers self-contained executive studios and suites, one bedroom apartments and premium suites, and a fully-licensed restaurant and bar. All 41 luxurious rooms offer stunning panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, gorgeous double spa baths, private balconies and decor, furnishings and fittings with a contemporary twist on Napier's 1930's Art Deco theme. Designed for privacy and comfort, The Nautilus Napier is a world away from a traditional hotel. The apartments are spacious and beautifully decorated, offering the perfect choice for corporate travellers, couples searching for romance or those attending one of the many exciting events, concerts and festivals held here in vibrant Hawkes Bay, New Zealand. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Nautilus

Address: 387 Marine Parade, Napier, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Price Range: £74 - £135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Nautilus 5*
Number of rooms: 41
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Also Known As:
The Nautilus Hotel Napier
Nautilus Hotel Napier
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Napier
#5 Business Hotel in Napier
#6 Luxury Hotel in Napier
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“First floor rooms would obviously have a better view of the bay, but we were happy in our ground floor room (No. 105)”
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  • Our room (No. 105)
KKGoldCoast, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Dont pick a ground level room here.”
KeithM360, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are great, they look out towards the sea”
653AnnFrank, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“make sure you get an uppe story for lovely views.”
Robynandcraig, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“First floor to get the views.”
theoldone, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
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