Econo Lodge Napier
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- Shuttle bus service
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Airport Transportation
- Adjoining Rooms
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
TravelPod Member ReviewsEcono Lodge Napier
Good food and friendly staff!!!
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TripAdvisor Reviews Econo Lodge Napier
Travel Blogs from Napier
... of hauntings from people who stay. The building is all out of shape from the quake and must have been a horrible place to complete your sentence. The rooms were tiny, dark and cold. As the place was still being used in the 1980s and I think was closed in 1993 it did not feel to me to be an old and historical place. Worth a visit if you want to fill in a bit of time.
We did get to meet the prison ghost cat called Basil. The four of ...
... the school collapsed at playtime ( some might like the idea of that), the fires, the aftershocks, sleeping outside, pulling people who did not survive from the rubble. More than two hundred people died immediately and two were never found. Many more people died of their injuries and many, many more people were traumatised and had nervous breakdowns. The museum has photos ...
... then realised this was not the best place to talk so we all walked round the corner and had a cup of tea at the coffee club and just talked none stop. Realising that we hadn't finished talking but we had finished the tea we decided to move on. Rodney said they would take us to one of the local beauty spots and said he would drive so we drove both cars over to Napier dropped our car off at the Irish pub and they drove us up to Te Mata.
... brilliant, the guide, a Mexican lady who came to NZ ten years ago and stayed, was so good at telling the history. The tour ended near our hotel and we went and dressed for dinner. We had booked a table at the hotel restaurant and went down early for cocktails. I had a spicy peach mojito and Hazel opted for a Bellini. The meal was the best I'd had so far comprising of 12 hour braised lamb with smoked kumara, port jus, port pearls and ...
... which had gardens full of flowers, an impressive fountain, palm tree lined road and all bathed in sunshine and blue skies. Our first stop was at the Art Deco Centre which has a great gift shop full of 1930 style goods (including great hats!), here we watched a very interesting film about Napier. Before 1931 Napier was a bustling town with a lagoon, parks and well developed CBD (central business district) then in February a ...