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The County Hotel Napier

12 Browning Street | Hawkes Bay, Napier 4015, New Zealand
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  • Marine Parade
    0.1 km
  • 5 star hotel
  • Free Wifi
Reviewed 2 days ago
Out of a different world!
Napier is an Art Deco world living in a previous era and the... more
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Napier is an Art Deco world living in a previous era and the County Hotel lives up to this model. From the moment you walk through the doors the world you enter is from the 1940s. There is much to enjoy - the staff are very friendly and efficient and in the package we had booked there were extras like...

Thank AberdeenMusicman
Due West, South Carolina
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I brought a large group of university students to dinner for a special treat. Delightful and tasteful decor greeted us, and the hostess knew who we were immediately. The food and service were very good, with delightful local wines on offer. We went with the Royal Tasting menu that included a glass of champagne (NZ$75pp). All of the selections were...

Thank elsner2016
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A lovely old hotel with many Art Deco features. Service was excellent and there is a really friendly bar. It was so nice to have a different type of hotel to stay in. It is well worth staying at if you are in Napier.

Thank David716
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Deliberately chose this hotel because of its historic past, it did not disappoint. Beautifully done, had a library with free port for a nightcap. The room was spacious, well stocked with minibar, robes, etc. Had the continental breakfast the next morning, lots of choice, you could also order from the menu if you wanted a cooked breakfast. Free parking across...

Thank Mathilda J
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is a real treat. Every detail of the decor and hospitality has been carefully considered.The rooms are spacious and comfortable and equipped with period furniture that would do justice to a Hercule Poirot movie set and the library with leather arm chairs and crystal decanters of port for a night cap was an added bonus. The staff are...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I did not stay here, but visited their bar in order to sample local wine. They staff were very helpful and accommodating, with excellent service. We were well taken care of by Cherie (and staff) who gave excellent service, would definitely visit again.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a wonderful pub/hotel Sheree and her staff were amazing - very welcoming and super helpful. My wife had an eye fillet steak which she said was amazing Highly recommend for a beer and a snack or a big meal. Great location as well

Thank Dave S
Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved our stay at this Edwardian historic hotel. Amazing staff. Interesting architecture. Excellent breakfast. Good beds. Comfortable, large rooms. Good wifi. We would warmly recommend it to anyone!

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Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only stayed here one night, but a lovely and great experience. Nice staff, extremely helpful and accommodating. We met the owner of the hotel and he is a delightful man and definitely wants to provide a great experience to anyone visiting. We had dinner in the hotel and it was a very good experience.

Thank Bigredmark1
Bedford, New Hampshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Did not look great from the outside but the inside and the staff more than made up for it. But let me start with the parking. We did not see the parking when we arrive so we parked in the municipal car park/parking lot across the street and paid for it, only to find out that there is free parking...

Thank HughDonovan

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Wine Street
Wine Street
Cuisines: European, New Zealand
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Winner of the Art Deco Supreme Award. The owners of Napier's County Hotel wished to combine the qualities and ambience of some of the finest hotels in the world. They have achieved this by incorporating fine service, fine dining and luxurious accommodation in line with 1930's Art Deco characteristics of Napier. The County Hotel is situated in the centre of Napier which is considered to be the 'Art Deco Capital of the South Pacific' and has captivated the emotions and senses of countless admirers. Originally built for the Hawke's Bay County Council in 1909, The County Hotel is one of only two significant buildings to have survived the massive 1931 earthquake. Faithfully refurbished as a boutique hotel, the County Hotel now stands as Napier's premier Hotel. The hotel is home to an extremely popular, multi award winning Wine Street Restaurant, the superb Churchill's Champagne Lounge, an intimate library, well-appointed function areas, conference facilities and eighteen luxurious guest rooms and offer a variety of accommodation packages. Come and enjoy this architectural masterpiece with its atmosphere of conventional luxury and allow yourself to be pampered by the attentive service of our devoted staff. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The County Hotel Napier

Address: 12 Browning Street | Hawkes Bay, Napier 4015, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Price Range: $157 - $327 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The County Hotel Napier 5*
Number of rooms: 18
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Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Napier
#16 Romantic Hotel in Napier
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“The rooms have no numbers; we were in Kotuku on the 2nd floor, a large room with a refurbished bathroom and a balcony with extensive views.”
 of 5 bubbles HughDonovan, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We only visited the restaurant/bar - definitely worth a try!”
 of 5 bubbles 674clarissav, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Enquire when you book for your preference”
 of 5 bubbles harmonyandgrace, 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
“They have rooms with balconies which I will choose again.”
 of 5 bubbles 271atler, 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
“There are only 18 rooms & any would be good”
 of 5 bubbles pfnda, 17 Dec 2016 | Read review
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