The Nautilus Napier

387 Marine ParadeNapier4110New Zealand
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About The Nautilus Napier

Offering scenic views of the Pacific Ocean, The Nautilus Napier is a refined Art Deco-themed oceanfront accommodation offering self-contained studios, apartments and suites less than a 15-minute drive from Hawke's Bay Airport.

The units come with unique hardwood furnishings and boast of ocean views from all rooms. Comforts provided include an en-suite bathroom, a double-circular spa bath, private furnished balcony/patio, a functional kitchenette equipped with modern appliances, a 40-inch flat-screen LCD TV and broadband Internet access.

In addition to secure off-street parking facilities, The Nautilus Napier offers a self-serve laundry, tour/ticket assistance and facilities for mobility-impaired guests.

Burton’s offers a modern menu featuring Pacific Rim and European cuisine prepared from locally sourced produce. Choice wines from Hawkes Bay area wineries are available at the bar.

The property is about a five-minute walk from National Aquarium of New Zealand and approximately a kilometre from MTG Hawke's Bay, which features a museum, theatre and art gallery.


387 Marine Parade, Napier, 4110, New Zealand
Telephone: +64(6)9746550 | Fax: +64(6)9746557 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Business centre
  • Car park
  • Concierge
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • PC with internet
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Supermarket
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Whirlpool / Hot tub


  • Accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

Convenient spot

According to guests, the hotel’s location is a plus. Not only does it offer them beautiful views of the area, it also places them close to a host of essential facilities. For instance, the beach along with several shops and restaurants are an easy walking distance from the property. Additionally, guests are delighted to find that a number of points of interest are just a short drive away.

A clean, comfortable stay

Reports suggest that guests appreciate the fact that the living spaces are spotless, spacious and well maintained. They note that the furnishings are tasteful as well as comfortable. Others are quick to point out that the spa bath is a much welcome addition. Furthermore, guests delight in the fact that they can enjoy fantastic views of their surroundings from the comfort of their quarters.

Helpful team

Guests often describe the employees as being caring and friendly. They note that the members of staff are keen to offer help and do a great job of making sure that guests are comfortable at all times. Moreover, guests feel that they can rely on the personnel for any assistance they might require.

Negative Reviews

Parking problems

According to guest reports, off-street parking at the accommodation is very limited. Getting in and out of the parking lot can be tricky, owing to the tight spaces allotted. Guests note that this is especially evident when the hotel is busy.

A weak Wi-Fi connection

Guests find that they often encounter difficulties while accessing the hotel’s Wi-Fi connection. They note that the signal oftentimes is weak, thus making it difficult to maintain a stable connection. Those who do manage to connect note that the relatively slow speeds make for an unpleasant browsing experience.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 2505 reviews across the web
8.8 /10
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8.8 out of 10 based on 2505 reviews