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The County Hotel Napier

12 Browning Street Hawkes Bay, Napier 4015 New Zealand
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#1 of 46 hotels in Napier
2020 Travellers' Choice Best of the Best
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.
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Property amenities
Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Board games / puzzles
Books, DVDs, music for children
Taxi service
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Secured parking
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Room service
Flatscreen TV
Hair dryer
VIP room facilities
Bottled water
Wake-up service / alarm clock
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Room types
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Historic Hotel
Art Deco Style
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Angry New Zealander wrote a review 2 Mar
Rarotonga, Cook Islands1 contribution
I stayed here for summer Art deco 2021. It was recommended by several friends who stay at County on a regular basis. My expectations were pretty high and I wasn't disappointed. The hotel itself is beautiful. The staff and management are all very friendly and nothing is too much trouble. it is refreshing to be able to enjoy that old fashioned customer service that is missing these days. The food was excellent. I am definitely returning for another stay at this lovely Hotel.
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Date of stay: February 2021
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Anna Kennett wrote a review Feb 2021
Wellington, New Zealand3 contributions
What a pleasure to stay in this Classy Hotel were nothing is too much trouble to the staff. Every effort y Team County Hotel is done to make sure you want for nothing. Great service, wonderful atmosphere, tasty food, super bar everything anyone could wish for. A Hotel with real style and Pànache. We rate it 5 star. Anna & Murray Kennett will be back booked already
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Di McG wrote a review Feb 2021
Martinborough, New Zealand5 contributions
Faberlis hotel- made really special by the exceptional and gorgis team working there, nothing is too much trouble. We were made to be so comfortable and to feel at home. It’s a stunning old building, with delicious food in the lovely restaurant and fun bar for afternoon cocktails & after dinner nightcaps. We highly recommend The County Hotel. The deco experience was made really special by this team - the place is an asset to Hawkes Bay.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
mhfoodie2016 wrote a review Feb 2021
Auckland Central, New Zealand12 contributions1 helpful vote
What a place. From the moment you entered you where Greeted with a warm welcome. The manger was amazing and took the time to show us around first and inform us on the bit of history on the hotel.amazing art deco interior.the rooms large with everything you need and spotless. Nice view from the balcony an added bonus. We had dinner at the hotel restaurant which was amazing the beef wellington was great cooked spot on .great deserts. It was a shame we could only spend 1 night there due to commitments. So have decided we are going to come back and stay longer. Thanks again for having us .
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
louisetaylor86 wrote a review Feb 2021
Napier, New Zealand2 contributions
Amazing service, friendly staff, delicious food and definitely a great value for money! Valentines weekend without the kids. We were made to feel right at home. We even live in Napier and we will be back! Money well spent, you do not get any better service anywhere else!
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
US$117 - US$200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about The County Hotel Napier
Which popular attractions are close to The County Hotel Napier?
Nearby attractions include Marine Parade (0.4 km), Hawke's Bay Trails (0.3 km), and Sunken Gardens (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The County Hotel Napier?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at The County Hotel Napier?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at The County Hotel Napier?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at The County Hotel Napier?
Yes, paid private parking on-site, paid private parking nearby, and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The County Hotel Napier?
Conveniently located restaurants include Bollywood Stars Indian Tandoori Restaurant, Rasoi Cuisine of India, and Faith Hope Love Malaysian Eatery.
Is The County Hotel Napier located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.7 km away from the centre of Napier.
Are any cleaning services offered at The County Hotel Napier?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does The County Hotel Napier offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and a banquet room during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to The County Hotel Napier?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Napier Cemetery (1.4 km).
Is The County Hotel Napier accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.