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The Nautilus

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked a last minute room at The Nautilus and wish we stayed longer than just 1 night. Very clean, tidy, spacious apartment with a relaxing spa and soundproof walls. Male receptionist was lovely, along with the chef and waitress in the restaurant who were very accomodating during and unfortunate power cut. Couldn't fault a thing and hope to stay again...

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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place, good tidy room and a separate bedroom. Good sized shower too plus a spa bath. Very small kitchen but that wasn't a problem for us. So nice to sit out on the balcony and look across Marine Parade. Easy walk to the local restaurants & Cafes and into the city Centre and of course the busy Marine parade...

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Thank Keith M
Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for one night, but wish we could have stayed longer. From the outside, you wonder just what you're going to but once we were in the room, it was lovely! The receptionist wasn't very helpful and not at all welcoming. There is no passenger lift, but there is a baggage lift, although it creaks and groans so...

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Thank 653AnnFrank
Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a nice stay at the nautilus, nice spa bath in bedroom, with a lovely separate lounge, and blacony of lounge. ideal if you have people over to visit. Perfect, nice wallk into town and not far from most attractions. Lovely seafront units, views to ocean. We will stay there again.

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Thank Robynandcraig
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely hotel. Our room overlooked the beachfront, which was beautiful. Both the room and bathroom were clean. Large shower and wonderful spa bath... great relaxing stop on our North Island Trip. Would definitely return.

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Thank A C
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We received a warm welcome by Suzanne and were allocated a spa room with ocean views through folding doors opening up to a furnished balcony. Suzanne also advised us to try the adjacent fish & chips shop and eat dinner on the balcony and it was very good and was lowest price we paid for a meal in New Zealand...

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Thank ZM2011
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent two nights at The Napier during our NZ North Island trip. We were checked in by a lovely couple, and we were lucky enough to have Room 312 - top floor, corner apartment with a wrap around balcony and stunning views of the ocean and foreshore. Waking to to the sunrise here is amazing - set your alarm,...

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Thank Sarah D
Te Kuiti, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Comfortable well appointed room, overlooking the sea. Good bed, clean bathroom, and fantastic spa bath. Only think letting it down was the restaurant- really quite awful. I would stay again - but will just make other arrangements for meals.

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Thank 691kiwigirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first two night stay on our New Zealand road trip so we were delighted when we entered the cavernous room with a huge comfortable bed and seating area. We were on the ground floor with the main road directly outside so were a bit concerned that traffic noise would disturb us but that was totally unfounded as...

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Thank Richard S
Chelmsford Essex
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were booked in quickly by friendly people. We were given an upstairs suite for 2 of us. It was fantastic with big rooms and a lovely balcony overlooking the sea. I loved the wooden furniture in the Art Deco style. We ate here and the food was good. It is a short walk to the town, but a really...

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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: $137 - $253 (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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“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
“All rooms face the beach”
celine805, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
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