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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for one night at City Close motel and were happy with our stay. We'd give it 3 and half stars if we could. Good location. Close to shops, beach front and supermarket. Friendly staff and the unit itself was very clean. Bedding, curtains and carpet have all been recently upgraded and are very nice. Bed was comfy. Kitchenette...

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Japan
Reviewed 2 April 2016

At first I was skeptical of the motels because of the movies, but the couple that manage this motel was very friendly, the room very clean and neat, although the motel it is like a 70's motel is very neat and does not look old nor bad conditions, great stay. I was a bit worried because there are glass doors...

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Paraparamu, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

The best thing going for this motel is its closeness to the city centre, supermarkets, restaurants and shopping. Very dated decor. Old fashioned in every way. I was in unit 8 up flight of steep stairs, dangerous for kids or elderly. Milk was provided in open top uncovered jug. Room was very warm, no air conditioning. Cicadas in near trees...

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Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

Well it's not the flashiest accommodation - the fridge is a little loud and it can be stinking hot the staff were friendly and helpful! The room had great kitchen facilities which meant we could cook breakfast rather than dine out, but it was super close so we could walk to local restaurants and bars if we wanted. Close to...

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Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Awesome owners and customer service, motel room we had been updated and renovated not long ago. very clean and tidy. Great breakfast and they were very helpful telling us about things to see and do in Napier. good location, quiet

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Thank AaronNZW
Kaeo, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 August 2015

upon arrival they had given us a different room than they had arranged for us and My word what a perfect room we had 5 beds in our very clean rooms that I will call it an apartment there were 3 of us and uncertain if the 4th member of our family was going to stay and very glad she...

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Thank 1stHappyChappy
Ashburton, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 July 2015

A clean and tidy motel close to the city.The owner was most helpful.He knew the area very well and directed me to some of the sites around and about.Had all the amenities needed to make the stay enjoyable.Just around the corner from a good restaurant.

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Thank Hank311326
Auckland
Reviewed 22 January 2015

Worse Motel ever stayed in, dirty sheets, walls smelly didn't even want to use the shower or towels, woman most unpleasant not welcoming at all. Didn't even want to stay there but she said had to pay for first night so stayed, moved out next day by 8.30 went to Information Centre where Tai was more than helpful and found...

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Thank Glennis C
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 January 2015

If you don't mind the dated décor then City Close is a reasonable option for those wanting to be 5 minutes walk away from the city centre. We stayed in Unit 6 which is a smallish studio with a king size bed. There was a full kitchen with Shacklock Orion stove, microwave and which was well equipped. The only place...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 January 2015

Originally 4 of us were going to stay in one room but after someone preferred their own room, and a couple of late additions to our travelling party, we had 5 people in the biggest room in the place and the other person with their own room. I think motels like this get a bit of a bad rap unfairly...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about City Close Motel

Address: 50 Munroe St.,, Napier, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Price Range: $117 - $145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — City Close Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Great value”
 of 5 bubbles AaronNZW, 5 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Most have a Sunny outlook”
 of 5 bubbles Hank311326, 29 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Lots people coming and going in first room”
 of 5 bubbles GlennisC_12, 21 Jan 2015 | Read review
“The entrance to Unit 6 is very close to the entrance of the larger Unit 7 (the units are at 90 degree angles to each other). During our stay the woman staying at Unit 7 was always sitting in the chair beside the entrance to our unit smoking and checking her Facebook. Not very pleasant for privacy and respect for others right to fresh air”
 of 5 bubbles John_M255115, 2 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Choose one as far back as possible.”
 of 5 bubbles SoCalexpat, 5 Sep 2013 | Read review
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