Whilst the exterior structure of this hotel remains basically unchanged from when it was first built in 1861, the hotel has undergone a tasteful facelift, restoring many of the features that make it an art deco icon.
Crown Hotel, Napier, New Zealand
The Crown Hotel overlooks the waterfront in the village of Ahuriri, Napier, offering premier accommodation in this luxurious seaside setting. The hotel has 27 stylish and unique guest suites, ranging from studios to two bedroom luxury apartments. The heritage suites, located in the original 1932 Crown Hotel Building, have been lovingly restored to reflect the history and style of the Art Deco era. Adjacent to the original building sits a newly constructed three-story complex, which features studios and suites with stunning ocean views, contemporary furnishings and a range of amenities. Together these architectural elements combine to create a hotel with a unique blend of history and contemporary style.
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Alternative places to stay nearby
Where possible, we like to offer a range of accommodation for each stop of your trip, chosen by our specialists as some of their favorite places to stay. To help you make the right choice, we give each property a rating based on its facilities and service, but we also look for hotels with distinct character or a location that can’t be bettered.
Just a ten minute stroll from the center of the city of Napier, the Cobden Garden Homestay's three guest rooms with spacious en suite facilities, offer a cozy night's rest.
Experiences while staying here
The following activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences of the area where you’re staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident’s eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can also suggest outdoor pursuits and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the traditions of the area’s inhabitants.
Hawkes Bay is beautiful and most importantly flat, which makes it perfect cycling terrain. All bikes are professionally maintained and as well as safety helmets come with baskets or backpacks and visibility flags.