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Midway between Napier and Hastings and located in the middle of Hawkes Bay, guests are just 15 km from absolutely all the attractions and activities from Art Deco to tastings at wineries.

Serving diverse clientele from corporate travellers to wedding parties, civil servants and vacationers, your Napier hotel is designed with comfort in mind. Family functions are held here regularly including engagements and milestone birthdays, with major retirement homes and a funeral undertaker just metres away. Guests visiting family enjoy their own space, while International FIT travellers indulge in exploring the area. Enjoy short weekend breaks as a couple or stay for one of the many conferences, sporting events, festivals or concerts.

The Eastern Institute of Technology and Pettigrew Green Arena are both 800 metres away. The small conference room at the Napier hotel is ideal for meetings of up to 12 people before tradeshows at the arena, and on-site staff offers catering. We are renowned for personal, friendly service, and our large, spacious air conditioned rooms, free Internet and bath robes make the property stand out. A central location and the high quality of furnishings and amenities are a great start to any trip.

Nearby attractions include over 90 wineries, 35 of which have open cellars as well as New Zealands two oldest wineries - Mission Estate and Church Road Winery. With the largest accessible mainland gannet colony and the National Aquarium of New Zealand nearby, options are endless. An extensive network of over 180 kms of flat cycle and walkways make the region ideal for recreation lovers, while the proximity to businesses make work travel simple. Weddings at Te Awa Winery, Ormlie Lodge or Old Church are easily accessible.

Enjoy a Mediterranean climate, relaxed lifestyle and stunning scenery while partaking in the Horse of the Year event or International Festival of Hockey.

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393 Gloucester Street
New Zealand
4.5 Stars


Pets: No Pets accepted
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393 Gloucester Street
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What's nearby?


  • 20.00 kilometer(s) from Hastings, is famed for its produce, traditional farmers markets and some of New Zealand's finest wineries.

  • 22.00 kilometer(s) from Havelock North, offers a great variety of boutique shopping, award winning restaurants and artisan food stores. Havelock North is five minutes east of Hastings.

  • 8.00 kilometer(s) from Napier, is the Art Deco Capital of the world and is one of the most photographed cities in New Zealand.

  • 33.00 kilometer(s) from Hawkes Bay, is a premium food and wine region, renowned for its fresh produce, earning its reputation as the fruit bowl of New Zealand.

  • 2 kilometer(s) from Eastern Institute of Tech

  • 2.00 kilometer(s) from Eastern Institute of Technology, (EIT)

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 72 traveller reviews
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Comfortable and friendly

02/09/2016 Rob5ChCh6, Christchurch, New Zealand

We enjoyed our night stay here. Comfortable , clean and friendly place to be. The unit was extremely spacious and the shower/bathroom area modern and fresh. A nice breakfast was delivered . Location i... more


Not what we were looking for

06/07/2016 Karen B, Sydney, Australia

Our booking for this motel was made by a travel organisation, and it was not at all what we were looking for. It is located well out of Napier itself, in Taradale. As tourists, it was not close to the... more


Very nice rooms

25/04/2016 KiwiLuxeTraveller, Invercargill, New Zealand

I stayed here during a work trip and it was the best motel I've stayed at for awhile! The rooms are very well appointed. Comfortable beds, quiet rooms and a spa bath made me very comfortable. Great to... more


Good service

20/04/2016 love2travel4now, Coromandel, New Zealand

Clean and tidy motel, with nice fresh linen. A little tired and possibly need of a bit of a makeover. Sky didn't work that well in our room, but others in our group had no problems. Friendly staff... more


Very good service

28/02/2016 cafeboy49, Tauranga, New Zealand

Stayed in a studio unit. Good clean room with comfy bed. Air conditioned and with sky TV . Well located for central Taradale. Plenty of parking but parking can be a bit tight if near the office Very h... more