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16 Nelson Crescent (Off Kennedy Rd.), Napier 4110 New Zealand
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#28 of 46 hotels in Napier

Finding an ideal family-friendly motel in Napier does not have to be difficult. Welcome to Gardner Court Motel, a nice option for travellers like you.

You’ll enjoy relaxing rooms that offer a refrigerator and a kitchenette, and you can stay connected during your stay as Gardner Court Motel offers guests free wifi.

The motel features beach chairs and outdoor furniture. Plus, Gardner Court Motel offers a pool and barbeque facilities, providing a pleasant respite from your busy day. For guests with a vehicle, free parking is available.

While staying at Gardner Court Motel, visitors can check out McLean Park (0.4 mi) and Memorial Square (0.4 mi), some of Napier's top attractions.

While in Napier be sure to experience local lobster favourites at Pacifica Kaimoana Restaurant.

Should time allow, Marine Parade is a popular attraction that is within walking distance.

Gardner Court Motel puts the best of Napier at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.

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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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BBQ facilities
Non-smoking hotel
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Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Fence around pool
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Sun loungers / beach chairs
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BenoiteetCamille wrote a review Sep 2020
Raglan, New Zealand85 contributions27 helpful votes
We were very pleasantly welcomed by a friend of the owners. Our studio was very tidy and functional. The environment is pretty and from walking distance to the coast, the city center. We have a lovely stay, thank you
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled on business
Carol D wrote a review Jul 2020
Christchurch, New Zealand34 contributions12 helpful votes
Stayed in unit 8. Rachael & Dave are lovely & were very obliging in giving us room to park our trailer. The room was fantastic, modern and warm due to the new heat pump, and very clean. Bed was comfortable. Would definitely stay here again
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Orna P wrote a review May 2020
Tel Aviv, Israel171 contributions43 helpful votes
We had a wonderful 4-night stay at this motel. Located in a very quiet street and only 5-7 minutes’ walk from downtown and 2 minutes from all the big supermarkets. The one-bedroom apartment was very clean, has everything for cooking, a very good shower, Rachel and her partner were very friendly and helped us with everything we needed and good advices what to do in town and in the surrounding area.
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Date of stay: May 2020
Danielle wrote a review May 2020
Taupo, New Zealand1 contribution
After events beyond our control, saw us stuck in Napier overnight, we checked in at Garden Court. Rachel met us on arrival with a huge smile. Her little dog was also very happy to met us: I think he's been a bit lonely over lockdown. ;) Rachel was extremely helpful and absolutely on to it with ensuring every was 'Level 2 Safe' during our stay. Our room was great, it was extremely clean, with a super comfy bed and lovely modern furnishings. If you're thinking of travelling soon or over the summer I'd highly recommend staying here. Close to town and with a nice big pool it would be a perfect stop for a work trip or for families. And, after lockdown, like so many New Zealand businesses I know your support would be ever so appreciated by this lovely lady. Thank you Rachel for making our unexpected stay so awesome.
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Date of stay: May 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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BratZx2 wrote a review Mar 2020
Hamilton, New Zealand21 contributions1 helpful vote
Rachel and Dave were so hospitable. They couldn't do enough for us. And I say us, as a colleague who was booked into a hotel on Marine Parade spent most of her time at Gardner Court. My unit was lovely. Large separate living area, full kitchen (partly renovated), huge bedroom and bathroom. The room was spotless. The motel is off the main street so quiet. Thank you Rachel for kindly lending us your art deco dresses for our function. And thank you for joining us at the deluxe queen suite for wine o'clock. Great company. Stay with Rachel and Dave, you won't regret it.
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Date of stay: October 2019
Trip type: Travelled on business
Room Tip: I booked the deluxe queen room and it is enormous. I was also shown through the art deco...
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Stokesie007 wrote a review Mar 2020
Palmerston North, New Zealand25 contributions5 helpful votes
Travel to Napier every month and couldn't stay where I usually do. Thought I would try this place. It's in a quiet street which is nice. When I checked in the owner wasn't exactly friendly, the wife was though. Smelled like a fish and chip shop and it was a hassle to get a get receipt from him. The room itself was ok. Very basic for the price. Hard uncomfortable couch. The TV wasn't working properly, when I asked him about it he was like "well it was ok yesterday ". He came and had a look, couldn't figure out what was wrong with it and then just left! I went out to pick up some dinner, when I came back he was in the room! Kind of weird. So he had changed a tv cord and fixed it which was great. Also a dying cockroach in the kitchen which was gross. Overall not pleasant and well overpriced.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled on business
Bruce J wrote a review Jan 2020
Martinborough, New Zealand213 contributions58 helpful votes
Stayed one night on my way through Napier. Although an older property the room was immaculate, spotlessly clean and comfortable for an outstanding price. The host was very friendly and welcoming. Not being on a main road it was also very quiet. A very nice place to stay for a very nice price.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled solo
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dee6jay wrote a review Nov 2019
Buckinghamshire203 contributions104 helpful votes
This was probably one of the most basic places we stayed in North Island. However we wanted somewhere central in Napier that didn't cost the earth and this did the job. Small compact units but clean and comfortable with basic cooking faciiities. We had a small patch of grass at the rear to sit out. Bathroom is small with not many 'products' but functional with plenty of hot water. There is a small unheated pool (refreshing!) and a BBQ area. Nice when it's really hot Rachel and Dave were friendly and welcoming and liaised with our wine tour company for us.The motel is in a nice quiet street which we appreciated. My only small niggle is that the rubbish bin is tiny if you're cooking and there aren't any recycling facilities.
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Date of stay: November 2019
Room Tip: Rooms 6,7 and 8 have a grassed area behind which the others don't
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Kahu wrote a review Jul 2019
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We chose this motel because of it’s close walking proximity to Napier city and it’s on a quiet street. I found Rachel and Dave to be a lovely couple that were friendly and very accommodating. The motel itself is neat as a pin. We used the kitchen facilities including electric stove which did the job. Shower was fair, not high pressure but beautiful and warm. Oil plug in heating which actually heated the place up in no time was fine. We enjoyed our stay and thought it to be value for money. Thanks for a great week!
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
G M wrote a review May 2019
Melbourne, Australia18 contributions4 helpful votes
We were booked through Flight Centre to stay at another accommodation, but when we arrived, we were told they were double booked and had nowhere to put us. The accommodation involved called Rachel and Dave at Gardner Court Motel, who kindly agreed to put us up. While Gardner Court Motel is a basic level of accommodation, it had everything we needed, and Rachel and Dave were very friendly and gave us a choice of a lovely art deco house or a one bedroom unit. We chose the latter because Napier in September is cold and we wanted to be able to heat the place as much as possible, which was going to be easier in the smaller place. Rachel and Dave also lent us an umbrella - much needed at the time of our stay. They were lifesavers, because it is very disconcerting as an overseas tourist to turn up to your booked accommodation to be told there was nowhere for you to stay - I cannot speak highly enough of Rachel and Dave for putting us up on no notice.
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Date of stay: September 2018
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Trip type: Travelled with family
US$122 - US$128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandNorth IslandHawke's Bay RegionNapier
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Frequently Asked Questions about Gardner Court Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Gardner Court Motel?
Nearby attractions include The Faraday Centre (0.5 km), Hawke's Bay Trails (0.6 km), and Sunken Gardens (0.9 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Gardner Court Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Gardner Court Motel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Gardner Court Motel?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Gardner Court Motel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Gardner Court Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Bollywood Stars Indian Tandoori Restaurant, Restaurant Indonesia, and Faith Hope Love Malaysian Eatery.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Gardner Court Motel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is Gardner Court Motel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.4 km away from the centre of Napier.
Are there any historical sites close to Gardner Court Motel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Napier Cemetery (1.0 km).