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4.0 out of 5

"Good location of motel. Nice comfortable bed and good to area outside to sit. Road noise can be heard as it’s a main road and squeaky floor boards c ... " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 17 Feb 2020

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Hotel Description

At Albatross Motel you'll be within a 20-minute stroll of Ahuriri Estuary and Pandora Pond. Highlights at this motel include a restaurant, and in-room kitchenettes and free WiFi.

You can enjoy Smart TVs, Netflix, and hair dryers, featured in all 35 individually decorated rooms. In-room dining is easy with kitchenettes that come equipped with refrigerators and microwaves.

The motel's own bar/lounge is a nice place to enjoy a drink. Enjoy the spa tub and seasonal outdoor swimming pool. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. Continental breakfast is available daily between 7:00 AM and 8:00 AM. There's also the convenience of free RV/bus/truck parking.

Attractions within a 10-minute drive of this 4-star Westshore motel include Church Road Winery and Mission Estate Winery.

Ground Floor Double Studio

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
NZ$130* Per night/room 8 Mar. - 9 Mar.

Ground Floor Twin Studio

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Premium Studio

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

One Bedroom

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Upper Floor Twin Studio

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

Bed Count 4 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Albatross Motel ratings based on 27 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
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Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Albatross Motel

Everyone (17) Couples (4) Family (3)
4 out of 5
Good location of motel. Nice comfortable bed and good to area outside to sit. Road noise can be heard as it’s a main road and squeaky floor boards can be heard from rooms next door. Nice pool and spa

Posted by , from New Zealand on 17 Feb. 2020

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17 Feb. 2020 by Gary

Hi Amanda, Thanks for your comments and we hope to see you again

5 out of 5
Great hosts. Clean and tidy rooms. Close to a bar. Would return to this motel again

Posted by on 15 Feb. 2020

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16 Feb. 2020 by Gary

Thanks for your kind comments and we hope to see you again soon

4 out of 5

Posted by on 27 Jan. 2020

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28 Jan. 2020 by Gary

Thank you for your review and we hope to see you again soon

4 out of 5
I enjoyed my stay, location was good for my morning work appointment, staff were lovely on check in, clean and tidy room, reasonably quiet considering it was on a main road. The only thing I had issues with being in a studio was that the t.v. being mounted on a side wall and not at the foot of the bed.

Posted by on 22 Jan. 2020

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23 Jan. 2020 by Gary

Thanks for your comments and yes we have tried mounting on wall at foot of bed and found they were getting damaged.

4 out of 5

Posted by on 19 Nov. 2019

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20 Nov. 2019 by Gary

Thanks for you review

4 out of 5
Staff were all very friendly & helpful. Property has a great outlook on the Pandora Estuary, is close to the beach, & the hub of Ahuriri. Very easy to find & access, with a pretty good amount of parking. We will certainly being staying again. Hopefully the same fun other guests will be there too 😜😊

Posted by on 10 Nov. 2019

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10 Nov. 2019 by Gary

Thankyou for your comments and we hope to see you again

4 out of 5
Pleasant outlook. A nice budget style motel room. On the upper level there is an extended seating area in front of room 30 for the use of guests.The housekeeping could do with a little more care. The fridge still had half used milk from the previous guest. The tissue dispenser in the bathroom was empty. The Guest Information guide was on the floor and behind a chair and was only found because check in had mentioned there was one.

Posted by on 5 Oct. 2019

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8 Oct. 2019 by Gary

Hi, Thanks for your review and I will deal with the issues you have mentioned as this is not our expected standard of service.

5 out of 5
Great location & the rooms a well decorated. Clean & fresh

Posted by on 27 Sep. 2019

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29 Sep. 2019 by Gary

Thank you for your comments and we hope to see you again

4 out of 5
Everything was good apart from the rubbish all out the back of the unit!! Love the little milk bottles provided! And the guests in the unit above were a little loud in the middle of the night!! The manager was great!!

Posted by on 15 Jun. 2019

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16 Jun. 2019 by gary

Hi, There is some work being carried out around the grounds at the moment.

5 out of 5
helpful management,pleasant location,clean room.cant ask for much more

Posted by on 17 May 2019

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18 May 2019 by Gary

Hi, Thanks for your feedback and we hope to see you again

Property Features

Albatross Motel offers its guests a spa tub and a seasonal outdoor pool. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills are also featured at the eco-friendly Albatross Motel. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4-star Napier motel.

  • 35 guestrooms or units
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Terrace
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free RV, bus, truck parking

Transport

  • Airport: Napier (NPE-Hawke's Bay) (1.9 km / 1.2 mi)
  • Parking: Free RV/bus/truck parking

Room Amenities

Albatross Motel offers 35 accommodations with hair dryers and blackout drapes/curtains. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Accommodations at this 4-star motel have kitchenettes with refrigerators, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Bathrooms include showers. This Napier motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. 32-inch Smart televisions come with premium satellite channels and Netflix. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room kitchenette
  • Smart television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Netflix
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchenware
  • Shower
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Telephone
  • Blackout drapes
  • Heating
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy continental breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 8:00 AM.

Albatross Motel has a restaurant on site.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 9:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 8:30 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 8:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8 AM - 8:30 PM.
Guests arriving after 8:30 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 25 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for NZD 10.0 per stay.

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector in each accommodation.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions
  • No lifts
  • Debit cards

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: NZD 12.50 for adults and NZD 12.50 for children (approximately)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NZD 10.0 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 25 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Albatross Motel
  • Albatross Motel Napier
  • Albatross Napier
  • Motel Albatross
  • Albatross Hotel Napier
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You should know

  • The seasonal pool will open in October and close in March.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

National Rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Motel property is rated 4 stars.

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

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