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Napier, New Zealand
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24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time I have stayed here. Excellent location by the sea and yachting wharf. Very good sized room with comfortable bed. Unfortunately a very noisy train runs past a few times over night and builders started work during sleep in time. Cafes, bars and restaurants just 2 min walk away. Would recommend staying if you dont mind the two trains... More 

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Taranaki
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16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location was great. On the waterfront with ample handy Cafe's and restaurants.We enjoyed our stay for the spacious well provisioned rooms and ample parking. More effort could have been made to have our three rooms handy to each other rather than located throughout the complex. The beds were extremely uncomfortable. Beware unit facing out on to the deck (... More 

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Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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36 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

This place has seen better days but charges like 5 star. Decor from the eighties. Bathroom in particular needs overhaul. Beds very uncomfortable and could feel the springs. Won't bother going back especially at those prices. Nice views.

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Thank Mike S
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed here as a sports team. Really good location for food and going out at night with no need for transport. Staff were friendly and easy to deal with. Nice view from the rooms. Bed was very comfortable and the room was very warm. 2 bedroom great for socialising as a team.

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Thank irjolee
Sandy T, Owner at Anchorage Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review it means a lot to us, we hope to see you again in the very near future. More 

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115 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

We booked into this lodge on a brief stay in Napier. It is ideally situated to the airport and all the highlights of the port area. While somewhat dated it is clean and comfortable and I would happily return.

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Masterton, New Zealand
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122 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

I seem to be jinxed with accommodation when staying in Napier... As I live rurally with double glazed Windows, you become aware of noise when staying away from home. So this time I figured being down by the marina, what could go wrong?? There is a damn train which goes at the back of the lodge a couple of times... More 

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Thank Jim K
Wellington, New Zealand
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107 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Ok the view is nice from the room. But the room is tired and in need of redecoration. We had to ask everyday for a second towel and soap. There were two of us in the room. My teenager makes her bed better than the room staff. They advertise spa baths but there is not enough hot water to fill.... More 

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Thank Sue C
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3 reviews
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately pretty average. Poor design so no balcony and view of sea is obstructed by people constantly walking the front of the room. The view / front of the unit is the walkway. Front desk lady less than welcoming, we felt an inconvenience to her day and couldn't ship up off fast enough - also complained how inconvenient it was... More 

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Thank Jeff G
Wellington, New Zealand
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed for two nights and liked the harbour location. Reception staff were great and recommended many local restaurants within 5 minutes walk. Very helpful too when my friend was stung by a bee! Rooms clean and spacious with communal balcony area overlooking the harbour.

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Thank mewelaine
Sandy T, Owner at Anchorage Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments it means a lot to us we are pleased you enjoyed your stay here with us and we look forward to hosting you again in the future. Regards Sandy More 

Preston, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

We have stayed here twice on visits to NZ , very friendly, good laundry facilities, nice rooms with cooking facilities and wifi. Looks out onto marina and not too far from the centre. Fabulous fish and chip shop nearby, a nature reserve and done wonderful sights to see in the area.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Anchorage Motor Lodge

Address: 26 West Quay Ahuriri,, Napier, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Price Range: £75 - £89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Anchorage Motor Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 44
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#25 Luxury Hotel in Napier
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Not at the end of and under the veranda. You get little natural light and cop the smoke from smokers on the veranda.”
 of 5 bubbles Tarananki, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Anything above ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Conway10, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Avoid corner rooms, they didn't seem to have views.”
 of 5 bubbles BellaF1, 12 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Only one lift at the property. Can be faster to use the stairs depending on where you are located on the floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Ironmaidn, 23 Dec 2015 | Read review
“upstairs room with a view”
 of 5 bubbles PatF688, 11 Nov 2015 | Read review
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