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Dayboro, Australia
Reviewed 2 November 2014

Calling in on spec for accommodation, was very happy not only with the quality of the room for the price but the friendly staff, would definitely recommend this to anyone and will certainly stay again on our next visit

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nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Many thanks for your lovely comments we appreciate your review. Glad you enjoyed your stay. Looking forward in hosting you again.

Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 October 2014

The room was extremly clean, a little dated but has everything you need a little kitchette, a large spa bath in the room. I was on the top floor so had a fab view of the sea and Marine Parade. The only small negitive is it was raining when I stayed and the tiles on the outside but the stairs...

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nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to post a review. We are delighted that you enjoyed the facilities that we offer. So glad that you loved the wonderful from your room. Hope to see you again in the near future.

Reviewed 27 October 2014

We had a very comfortable stay. Everything was in good order in the room and the staff were friendly and helpful. Only down side was there was nowhere to put our bags/clothing so had to leave clothes draped over the chairs in the lounge area of our room. Ample parking and our room had big window/doors that overlooked the ocean....

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nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thank for your lovely comments from your recent stay with us. Pleased that you enjoyed your stay and the wonderful views from your room. Our wardrobes do lack a bit of space, but we could of offered you more clothes hangers if required. Look forward to hosting you again.

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 October 2014

Great for family had two bedrooms and a double sofa bed . The staff were very nice .I would definitely stay there again . Everything was clean , loved the bathrooms . It's just across the road from the beach .

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nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with your family. Your support and kind thoughts are really appreciated. Look forward in hosting you again.

Reviewed 19 October 2014

Stayed at The Nautilus in August. The property appears to be newly renovated. It is spotlessly clean, modern, has a huge bath and the comfiest bed. The staff on reception were friendly and helpful. Location was excellent. I also had a delicious meal at the restaurant as a reasonably priced extra which included breakfast. I will definitely stay here again...

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nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing a review of your stay. We are delighted you enjoyed the Hotel and the facilities. We are pleased that you had a nice evening in the Restaurant. It was a pleasure to host you an we look forward to your next visit.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 19 October 2014

Really comfortable room with the sleeping area cleverly separated from the sitting area, a top notch bathroom, great views over the sea and easy access to town. Breakfast included made an easy start to the day

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nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to have you stay. Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We really appreciate your lovely comments and glad you enjoyed the wonderful view from your room, hopefully we can accommodate you again.

Reviewed 17 October 2014

Spent the weekend in Napier visiting vineyards and local attractions. Very handy to everywhere. Looks out over the Boardwalk on the Marine Parade. Very quiet complex and the spa bath is bigger than you expect in a unit.

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nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you had a great time when you stayed with us. Glad to see that you made the most of the local attractions and the wonderful vineyards. The spa bath is a wonderful treat to relax in after a busy day. Many thanks for posting a review.

Reviewed 17 October 2014 via mobile

Awesome rooms that are large, modern and spotless. The location is very convenient with a short stroll into Napier. We had a room on the ground floor facing the ocean which was fantastic although you do get some traffic noise with this but it wasn't an issue. Would definitely stay here again.

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nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you found the location of the Hotel convenient to everything. We endeavour to do our best to make your stay a memorable one. Thank you for posting a review. Look forward in hosting you again.

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 October 2014

Nice, tidy and comfortable accommodation. The room was bigger than expected, and there was a spa bath in the bathroom. There was a bit of noise from the road, but overall we really enjoyed our stay! The reception and room service staff were friendly and helpful. We would definitely stay here again!

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nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to offer such positive review. We certainly appreciate your overall comments and that you enjoyed the facilities we offer. We look forward to seeing you again.

Geelong, Australia
Reviewed 13 October 2014

We stayed on the top floor for 2 nights. The view was great. The room was spacious and well appointed. We were very disappointed with the channels offered on the TV - not even a news channel. Also there was nowhere to place our luggage.

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nautilusnapier, Manager at The Nautilus, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and that you were delighted with the great view from your room. The local TV channels feature the news at appropriate times during the day.

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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
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  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • 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: $134 - $249 (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
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#4 Romantic Hotel in Napier
#5 Business Hotel in Napier
#6 Luxury Hotel in Napier
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