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The Nautilus

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Queanbeyan, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cannot speak highly enough of this motel - we booked for 2 nights at one of the busiest times of year and then had another motel cancel our reservations at the last minute. Guru worked a miracle and managed to get us another night even though they were fully booked - cannot speak highly enough of the service. The location...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice rooms with a nice bathroom and a spa bath. The kids had a separate room with a small TV. We were on the ground floor, everyone can see in if the curtains are open, I would request a higher level. The king sized bed was very comfortable. We enjoyed our stay. It was about a 10 minute walk into...

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New Plymouth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed with my family and booked a second room for a friend's family. Prime location. Superb facilities. Hard to imagine having a spa pool in your room for that price. Friendly staff. Plenty of space and amenities. Hard to fault, but for me, best if they put up reliable high-speed Wifi, even if they charge a bit extra for it.

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The price is reasonable. The place is not new but is has been upgraded recently. Clean, safe, mini kitchen but oddly no drawers to store clothes!!! And the closet is tiny. Bathroom is large and the balcony is comfortable with a great ocean view. And a dramatic oddity is in the middle of the room beside the bed is a...

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Middleton Cheney, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

We had a great room with a balcony looking over the marine parade. Only slightly odd thing was the huge bath in the bedroom! There was a lot in the room - sofa and two comfy seats, separate shower and bath plus a TV in the lounge area and bedroom. They had certainly used all the available space! We didn't...

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nautilusnapier, Front Office Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review your stay. We appreciate your wonderful comments, so pleased you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you again.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Great central location. Clean, comfortable, well-equipped studio with double spa bath. Our only reservation would be the sound insulation - there was quite a bit of road noise so probably not ideal for light sleepers. No deal breakers though. Would be happy to stay here again.

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nautilusnapier, Front Office Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to submit a review. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to seeing you on your next visit to Napier.

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Nautilus is a decent hotel. It's not too luxurious but the room was very clean and big.From the outside it looks like a hostel and they give out keys instead of key cards but from the inside the room is as good as any other hotel and for the price I would say its actually very good. The location is...

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nautilusnapier, Front Office Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to submit a review. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to seeing you on another occasion.

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

From checking in to checking out I'm happy to have stayed here and will definitely come back. The rooms are modern, clean and have beautiful views out to the ocean. The giant spa was a nice bonus as I had no idea there will be one in the room. The staff from reception to the service team were very friendly...

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nautilusnapier, Front Office Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We are delighted that you enjoyed your corporate stay with us. Thanks again Kele. We look forward to seeing you during your next visit to Napier.

Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Absolutely fabulous rooms with large spa and ocean views. Brilliantly clean. Very helpful and friendly staff. Short walk to city centre. Across the road from the beach and close to many restaurents. But there is also a restaurent on site.

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nautilusnapier, Front Office Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review your stay. We appreciate your wonderful comments, so pleased you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

As the town of Napier itself is a very well made art deco place, Nautilus hotel follows the trend with the building you want to stay at once you see it. The suite (we had a studio with spa) overlooked the sea (as most of the rooms do), so is a perfect location for sunrise spotting. The room was big...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • 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: $155 - $288 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Nautilus 5*
Number of rooms: 41
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Nautilus Hotel Napier
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#4 Romantic Hotel in Napier
#5 Business Hotel in Napier
#6 Luxury Hotel in Napier
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“Top floor has the odd but useful jacuzzi in the middle of the room!”
 of 5 bubbles REO-LTL, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
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