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Art Deco Masonic Hotel

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Key West, Florida
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Art Deco Masonic Hotel is a beautiful, meticulously maintained hotel in the heart of Napier. It's a pristine example of the art deco style -- which, of course, is what Napier is known for. The only downside is that the rooms are tiny so try to book one with access to the balcony terrace if possible.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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Excellent hotel, perfect location and beautifully appointed. My only piece of advice, book parking early otherwise you have to carry luggage from over the road. Thank you Art Deco for a truly Art Deco experience!

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Gisborne, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There were beautiful views from the balcony across the town and pier and nice rooms with comfortable beds. An extractor fan for the bathrooms would help with the steam and air flow through the rooms as well as having the room number on the outside of the balcony door to stop other guest from entering the room.Highly recommend this hotel,...

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were the first to use this refurbished room so everything was spotless. Very comfortable bed with nice linens. Very good location and we really enjoyed our free welcome drink. Breakfast and dinner in restaurant were reasonable but nothing special.

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CraigAH, Manager at Art Deco Masonic Hotel, responded to this review

Hi dapple_217815. Thank you for staying with us and for enjoying one of our 4 brand new rooms. In the past two weeks we have completed these additions and now have 46 rooms in our hotel. Thanks for your review, enjoy your travels. Regards, Graeme

New Zealand
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

we stayed for two nights on a girls weekend away. The Masonic was super clean and tidy, great character building and fantastic location. Right in the heart of Napier - so perfect for strolling down marine parade. I would recommend checking out Monica Loves for a pre-dinner drink or nibbles, Awesome bar!! Bistronomy was amazing for dinner (and the staff...

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CraigAH, Manager at Art Deco Masonic Hotel, responded to this review

Hi waikatogirl. Thanks for your review of our hotel. Being on Marine Parade and also in the CBD we are fortunate to have the perfect location for shopping, dining and sightseeing. We also have our very own award winning restaurant and bar on site, Emporium Eatery and Bar. Maybe on your next visit you'll check it out too and we'll...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

One the best stays we had on our trip around NZ. We stayed in the Royal Suite but we looked into other rooms and the overall presentation was excellent. Location is also very good with reserved parking close by.

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CraigAH, Manager at Art Deco Masonic Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Robin066, Thanks for staying with us during your trip around New Zealand and also for your review. Our Royal Suite is very popular and is named as the Queen stayed in that very room during her tour in 1953, so i'm happy to see you enjoyed it. Enjoy the rest of your NZ holiday. Regards, Graeme

Taupo District, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Charming hotel with a mix of Art Deco mingled with modern amenities. Excellent location with waterfront directly opposite. Parking a short walk away. Plenty of vineyards in the area to visit and restaurants within walking distance.

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CraigAH, Manager at Art Deco Masonic Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Irobin_868823. Thank you for your review and for staying with us during your visit to Napier. With our recent refurbishment we made sure to keep a mix of Art Deco with modern up to date amenities. When mixed with our location on Marine Parade and our stunning ocean views, we like to think we are the perfect place to...

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the best places in New Zealand bi have stayed Very clean quite. Every thing you need provided Modern rooms while still giving you the Art Deco feel Helpful stalf You MUST eat at the restaurant.....everyone commented on the quality!

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CraigAH, Manager at Art Deco Masonic Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks Bruce P for your wonderful review. We like to think we are one of the best hotels in New Zealand and were voted just that at the 2015 New Zealand Hospitality Awards. Thanks also for mentioning our staff. An underrated aspect of a lot of businesses, our staff help make our product what it is. We hope to see...

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a couple of glorious days at the Masonic Hotel while on a holiday in N.Z. We had a sea view from the balcony, and enjoyed a restful afternoon tea soaking up the suns Our Queen sat on this balcony in the 1950s,this makes it special for commonwealth peoples ,

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CraigAH, Owner at Art Deco Masonic Hotel, responded to this review

Hello "pschub_799410" It is surprising how many guests enjoy our Royal connections. Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip did stay here on their Coronation Tour; her father (before he became King George) and even an Uncle were guests at various times. Thanks for posting you review.

Wanaka, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

A welcoming 20s period style hotel with a lively yet calm atmosphere. Beautiful furnishings and decor. Central to all town events. Friendly helpful staff. No car parking facilities but reserved numbered places in a nearby council car park. Parking charges apply and it may be cheaper to use council places instead of the hotel. Check it out.

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CraigAH, Manager at Art Deco Masonic Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review 97pcr. A lot of attention to detail has gone into the refurbishment of our hotel over the last 4 years and we are very proud of our building. Yes, we do have carparks available 1 block away and we encourage guests to book one with their room booking to avoid disappointment. We hope to see...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Napier's best located Boutique Hotel, on the waterfront with panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean - Masonic Hotel is an Art Deco jewel. Right in the heart of 1930's Napier and opposite Hawke's Bay's MTG (museum), The Art Deco Centre and i-SITE, Masonic Hotel's location is perfect for exploring Art Deco Napier. With a choice of stylish and individual Rooms, Studios, Suites, Apartments your stay at Art Deco Masonic Hotel is guaranteed to add glamour and fond memories to your Napier experience. Art Deco Masonic Hotel guests enjoy a choice of bar and dining options including our "World's Best Bars" Emporium Eatery and Bar serving delicious breakfasts, seasonal all-day sharing plates, locally roasted coffee and a great range of New Zealand and international beers, wines and spirits. The Hotel has a variety of unique spaces for conferences, functions and celebrations and guests enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi. "We look forward to sharing this award winning character Hotel with you and hope you enjoy the hospitality of our friendly team." - Craig Hay and Neil Barber, Owners and Proprietors. "2015/2016 Hospitality NZ's Award For Excellence "Supreme Champion" and "Best Accommodation Hotel". ... more   less 

Additional Information about Art Deco Masonic Hotel

Address: 2 Tennyson Street | Corner Tennyson St. & Marine Parade,, Napier 4110, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Price Range: $156 - $450 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Art Deco Masonic Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 42
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Also Known As:
Masonic Hotel Napier
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#1 Green Hotel in Napier
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Napier
#5 Luxury Hotel in Napier
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“try to get a front room as the back does have a service lane . having said that the noise was minimal and the hotel fully booked. we were the second last booked. ”
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