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Edgewater Motor Lodge
Ranked #17 of 47 Hotels in Napier
Certificate of Excellence
Great Britain
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318 reviews
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“Handy waterfront location”
Reviewed 1 August 2010

Comfortable. Handy location for walking around the town and the waterfront. A bit noisy with the close proximity of the main road. Helpful pleasant staff.

  • Stayed March 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 6 June 2010

Because of a cancellation, and as we were from overseas, we were upgraded from a studio to a two bedroom apartment which was clean, spacious and very well appointed (wish we could have stayed longer!). We had an outside sitting area with outstanding views as the motel is located on the beachfront. Bit of a walk into town centre but local shops and take-aways adequate. Staff were very helpful and offerred great advice to make the most of Napier and our onward journey.

  • Stayed March 2010
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sydney
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Reviewed 2 April 2010

Recently enjoyed stay here. Great position, most helpful proprieters,and particularly comfortable rooms.

  • Stayed March 2010, travelled with friends
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Yorkshire
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Reviewed 5 March 2010

Our Napier stay was fanastic. Lovely art deco city with pedestrian areas with shops, cafes etc.
Most helpful in reception with ideas for day trips etc.
A must for travellers to NZ.

  • Stayed February 2010, travelled as a couple
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Auckland
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Reviewed 11 January 2010

We stayed at the Edgewater over the Christmas period. Yes, the apartment was very clean and tidy, in good condition and a handy location. However, we thought it was overpriced at $200 per night (1 bedroom studio), and we expected a bit more in the way of facilities at that price. A DVD in the room would have been good (not having to pay to hire one), breakfast included, and a decent pool (-the very small plunge pool was too cold to use) perhaps and/or a gym. Plus, the beds were very hard, so not that comfortable, neither was the lounge suite, which would be better in an office waiting room. Thank goodness for the playground across the road. We left feeling disappointed, that we definately paid too much for the waterfront location. We will look for something with more comfort and facilities for our next visit.

  • Stayed December 2009, travelled with family
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Hamilton
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Reviewed 11 January 2010

We stayed at the Edgewater over the New Year’s period. From the outset the owners were very accommodating, booking us into rooms that had an adjoining balcony as we were holidaying with friends. From previous experience I wasn't expecting much for the price and location but we were pleasantly surprised. The room was bigger than I expected it to be and the decor tasteful. Was very clean as well. It had everything we needed and was in a fantastic location. It was a real treat to be able to sit on our balcony and watch the city awaken and the evening start. The managers were very accommodating, providing us with a cone to save a larger car park for our van whenever we went out, and providing a storage facility for our bikes. I would highly recommend this place to anyone that is looking for a reasonably priced place to stay.

  • Stayed January 2010, travelled as a couple
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Hamilton
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Reviewed 3 January 2010

We have just had our second stay at Edgewater, this time for 5 nights from late December until early January. Our single room was very pleasant with our own private balcony overlooking Marine Parade. We were looking for a holiday destination which would allow us to have a relaxing restful break at the end of busy year and Edgewater fitted the bill perfectly. We could walk to a choice of restaurants. The room was very nice, soundproof (most important) and we had a beautiful view to enjoy. We were also impressed with the daily servicing of the room - even after we had tidied up each day. Thank you for an enjoyable stay.

  • Stayed December 2009, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Edgewater Motor Lodge

Property: Edgewater Motor Lodge
Address: 359 Marine Parade, Napier 4110, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Napier
#12 Romantic Hotel in Napier
#15 Luxury Hotel in Napier
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Edgewater Motor Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 20
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Edgewater Motor Lodge offers superb, affordable beachfront accommodation with spectacular sea views. Our great location on Marine Parade in the heart of Napier NZ gives easy walking access to the city centre, National Aquarium of New Zealand, Rotary Walkway, the Ocean Spa complex, Napier Municipal Theatre, Conference Centre, McLean Park Sports Ground, Intercity bus station, RSA, Cosmopolitan Club and a variety of restaurants and cafes. All units at our beachfront motel in Napier have ocean views, tea/coffee making facilities (full cooking facilities in 12 units), microwave, ensuite with shower (spa bath in some units), hair dryer, queen size beds, phone, free WiFi, 5-channel Sky Digital, flat screen TVs with 20 channels, electric blankets, iron/ironing board. Select from basic studio, spa bath studio, superior studio, one bedroom or two bedroom motel units (ideal for families). All motel units are non-smoking and are serviced daily. Guest facilities include a salt water plunge pool, BBQ, laundry, free off-street parking and free Wi-Fi internet throughout the motel. Cooked/continental breakfast available to unit. ... more   less 
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