The Best Hotels in Napier

Here’s our manually curated guide to the best luxury, boutique, and most charming hotels in Napier. Bon voyage!

Hannah, Travel Blogger

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415 Marine Parade

Bed & Breakfast

Rated 9.8 in 115 reviews

Featuring a garden and views of sea, 415 Marine Parade is a bed and breakfast situated in a historic building in Napier… See more

Featuring a garden and views of sea, 415 Marine Parade is a bed and breakfast situated in a historic building in Napier, 400 metres from Napier Beach. This bed and breakfast offers free private parking, free shuttle service and free WiFi. The property offers allergy-free units and is set less than 1 km from McLean Park.

At the bed and breakfast, the units are equipped with air conditioning, a seating area, a flat-screen TV with streaming services, a safety deposit box and a private bathroom with a shower, bathrobes and slippers. Additional in-room amenities include wine or champagne, fruits and chocolates or cookies.

Guests can also relax on the sun terrace.

Pania of the Reef Statue is 1.3 km from the bed and breakfast, while Bluff Hill Lookout is 3.3 km away. The nearest airport is Hawke's Bay Airport, 7 km from 415 Marine Parade.

Rooms from $236

The County Hotel

Rated 8.8 in 393 reviews

Located in the centre of picturesque Napier, this luxurious 5-star hotel is located in the center of the Art Deco… See more

Located in the centre of picturesque Napier, this luxurious 5-star hotel is located in the center of the Art Deco Precinct.

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. The hotel presents a charming Edwardian Art Deco grandeur, preserving its elegant heritage.

Rooms at the County Hotel are elegantly designed and offer antique furnishings. They each include a TV with satellite and Netflix channels, air conditioning, a work desk and tea/coffee making facilities.

Dine in the multi award winning Wine Street Restaurant or enjoy a drink in the quaint Churchill's Champagne & Snug Bar with a superb selection of wine, single malt whiskey, cocktails and of course champagne.

Dine in multi award winning Churchills Lounge Bar & Restaurant, open Thursday to Saturday from 5pm.

Enjoy a drink from our extensive beverage selection and sample plates from our delicious à la carte menu.

Please make a reservation should you wish to dine with us to avoid disappointment.

The County Hotel is near many local attractions, including the Cape Kidnappers International golf course, Ocean Spa Pools, and the famous Hawke’s Bay Vineyards.

Rooms from $158

Art Deco Masonic Hotel

Rated 8.5 in 1260 reviews

Located on the waterfront with panoramic Pacific Ocean views, the Art Deco Masonic Hotel features free WiFi and historic… See more

Located on the waterfront with panoramic Pacific Ocean views, the Art Deco Masonic Hotel features free WiFi and historic Art Deco architecture. Guests enjoy 2 bars and 2 restaurants.

Art Deco Masonic Hotel is located in the centre of Napier, just 10 minutes’ drive from Hawke's Bay Airport. It is 2 minutes' walk from the main street of Marine Parade and located opposite MTG Hawke’s Bay and The Art Deco Centre.

Each individually styled studio and apartment includes a flat-screen TV, a small refrigerator and tea/coffee making facilities. All accommodation includes a modern en suite bathroom. Most rooms have access to a large rooftop balcony with ocean views.

Rooms from $106

Swiss-Belboutique Napier

Rated 8.2 in 1697 reviews

Set in Napier, 500 metres from Napier Beach, Swiss-Belboutique Napier offers accommodation with a fitness centre… See more

Set in Napier, 500 metres from Napier Beach, Swiss-Belboutique Napier offers accommodation with a fitness centre, private parking, a restaurant and a bar. This 5-star hotel offers room service, a concierge service and free WiFi. The property is non-smoking and is situated 1.2 km from McLean Park.

At the hotel all rooms have air conditioning, a seating area, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a safety deposit box and a private bathroom with a shower, free toiletries and a hairdryer. At Swiss-Belboutique Napier rooms have bed linen and towels.

Breakfast is available every morning, and includes buffet, à la carte and continental options.

Pania of the Reef Statue is 1 km from the accommodation, while Bluff Hill Lookout is 3 km from the property. The nearest airport is Hawke's Bay Airport, 7 km from Swiss-Belboutique Napier.

Rooms from $99

Scenic Hotel Te Pania

Rated 8.2 in 1686 reviews

Scenic Hotel Te Pania enjoys a waterfront location on Marine Parade, overlooking Hawkes Bay. It features a restaurant… See more

Scenic Hotel Te Pania enjoys a waterfront location on Marine Parade, overlooking Hawkes Bay. It features a restaurant with indoor and outdoor dining, and rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows with high floors offering beautiful sea views. Guests enjoy free WiFi.

Scenic Hotel Te Pania is located in Napier, directly opposite the Napier War Memorial Conference Centre. The town's famous Art Deco-style main street is just 2 minutes' walk away.

All air-conditioned rooms include flat-screen satellite TV, and tea/coffee making facilities. The en suite bathrooms are equipped with guest toiletries, a hairdryer and fluffy towels. Pacific View rooms have mini-bars and bathrobes.

The Scenic Hotel Te Pania offers a guest laundry, 24-hour reception and an internet kiosk. The tour desk can provide sightseeing advice and assist with travel arrangements.

The Curve Restaurant & Bar offers views of Marine Parade and serves an à la carte menu featuring local produce. The bar offers an extensive wine list, including many wines from the Hawkes Bay region.

Rooms from $101

The Nautilus

Rated 8.1 in 1660 reviews

Overlooking Hawke’s Bay, Nautilus offers stylish rooms with a spa bath and a private balcony or patio. This Art Deco… See more

Overlooking Hawke’s Bay, Nautilus offers stylish rooms with a spa bath and a private balcony or patio. This Art Deco inspired hotel has an on-site restaurant that is open for breakfast and dinner. Guests receive free Wi-Fi during their stay.

Nautilus Napier is 5 minutes’ walk from Centennial Gardens and the National Aquarium of New Zealand. Napier Airport is a 15-minute drive away.

A kitchenette with microwave, refrigerator and tea/coffee making facilities is standard in all rooms. Each air-conditioned room features a seating area with flat-screen satellite TV.

The tour desk can book winery tours and trips to Gannet Beach and Napier Prison. The hotel also offers dry cleaning and luggage storage facilities.

Featuring stunning bay views, Burtons Restaurant serves modern New Zealand cuisine with European and Pacific Rim influences. The bar features a wide range of local Hawke's Bay wines.

Rooms from $78

Pebble Beach Motor Inn

Motel

Rated 8.7 in 2728 reviews

Boasting luxury accommodation with a balcony or a patio offering sea views, this beachfront property is located on… See more

Boasting luxury accommodation with a balcony or a patio offering sea views, this beachfront property is located on Napier’s iconic Marine Parade, just a 9-minute walk from McLean Park. Free WiFi and free on-site parking are provided.

Pebble Beach Motor Inn boasts self-contained suites and studios across 3 floors. All accommodation offers a fresh water spa bath and rain showers. Each suite and studio has a living area offering a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a DVD player and a laptop safe. Guests can prepare a meal in their private fully equipped kitchen.

Located opposite the National Aquarium of New Zealand, Pebble Beach Motor Inn is 5 minutes' walk of many restaurants and cafes along Marine Parade. It is within 15 minutes' walk of the art deco city centre.

There are several recreation options nearby including a children's playground, a bike, skate and scooter park, mini-golf and the Sunken Gardens.

Rooms from $88

expressotel

Rated 8.3 in 1456 reviews

Located opposite the picturesque Clive Square, Expressotel is 7-minutes’ walk from the waterfront at Marine Parade. It… See more

Located opposite the picturesque Clive Square, Expressotel is 7-minutes’ walk from the waterfront at Marine Parade. It offers modern rooms with flat-screen TVs. Guests enjoy free WiFi.

Located in the heart of Napier, the retro expressotel is opposite the Municipal Theatre and is 7 minutes’ walk from Hawke’s Bay Museum. It is 10-minutes’ drive from Mission Estate Winery, Church Road Winery and Hawke's Bay Airport. Guests are within reach of cafes and restaurants.

The air-conditioned rooms have a desk, a refrigerator and tea and coffee making facilities. Each room has an en suite bathroom with a shower.

Rooms from $59

Quest Napier Serviced Apartments

Aparthotel

Rated 8.5 in 1715 reviews

Quest Apartments are located in the heart of Napier, just 5 minutes’ walk from the waterfront and Marine Parade. Built… See more

Quest Apartments are located in the heart of Napier, just 5 minutes’ walk from the waterfront and Marine Parade. Built in 1919 and refurbished, this historic property offers self-contained apartment-style accommodation with satellite TV.

Quest Napier is a located on a quiet street, nearby Art Deco shops and cafes. Napier Conference Centre is just a 10-minute walk away.

All apartments have a well-equipped kitchenette with a stovetop, small fridge, dishwasher, coffee machine and a microwave. Each apartment has a seating area and a desk with a lamp, ideal for catching up on some work.

The Quest tour desk can provide sightseeing advice and assist with travel arrangements. The reception staff is happy to arrange dry cleaning and luggage storage services. Secure underground parking is available on site (charges apply). There is a fast charge port for electric cars next door to the property.

Rooms from $113

The Crown Hotel

Rated 8.6 in 616 reviews

Overlooking the waterfront, The Crown Hotel offers stylish boutique accommodation in Ahuriri, just 5 minutes’ drive from… See more

Overlooking the waterfront, The Crown Hotel offers stylish boutique accommodation in Ahuriri, just 5 minutes’ drive from Napier city centre. Guests receive access to a restaurant, fitness centre and complimentary, unlimited WiFi.

The Crown Hotel Napier features the original heritage-listed hotel building, restored to reflect the style of the Art Deco era. The newer 4-storey complex features studios and suites with ocean views and modern furnishings. All accommodation includes underfloor heating, iPod dock and an LCD TV with satellite channels. The bathrooms feature luxurious fittings and a hairdryer. Tea/coffee making facilities and a work desk are provided.

Milk & Honey Restaurant is located on the ground floor of the Hotel overlooking the ocean.

Additional hotel amenities include complimentary car parking, daily newspapers and laundry facilities. Those travelling with babies receive a free gift pack containing a change mat, toys and baby products. The Crown Hotel is an 8-minute drive from Hawke’s Bay Airport and 5 minutes' drive from the Botanical Gardens.

Rooms from $137