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TravelPod Member ReviewsMarineland Motels Napier
Very reasonable price. Everything good, clean, very friendly and helpful host.
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... that hit that bit in the back of the jaw where lemons hit - loved it also.
We are in wine country but have decided to go out on our own tomorrow and explore Napier/Hastings and surrounds and go and have lovely lunch at a winery. This will be different to our cruskits, our normal luncheon fare over the last couple of days but we will endeavour to part with our tourist dollar for the good of the country. Although we ...
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Gisborne to Napier
The next morning we headed out early for Napier, a very posh and artsy city. We walked along the beach. Ben and I threw rocks into the ocean, got rocks in our shoes, and had some Taster's Choice moments by the water before heading back to the hotel. We stayed at the Art Deco Masonic Hotel located on Tennyson Street and it's close to the funky and eclectic shops selling all things 1920's from toys to clothing to posters and ...
... likely 10 kms – inside of that are walkways, bike paths, a grassy skateboard park, a wee little paved roadway complete with tiny sets of lights for kids to practice on their bikes, an amphitheatre – basically built for community.
As one of the survivors said, “In a funny way, Napier has an extra soul because so much has been put into her recovery.”
... it. It was surrounded by sheep farms, which are everywhere around here. We also stopped at a wine region NE of Wellington called Martinborough. We tasted at a small winery called Haythornwaite and bought a bottle for a future picnic.
And the drive over the mountain pass towards Wellington was super fun. It was only 2 narrow lanes of constant hairpin curves and winding roads. ...
... turns out that Tia is an amazing guard dog when it comes to scaring people but she is actually just a huge cuddly bear and was as soft as can be.
Terry was a great host, he sent us out for a walk in the vineyards, had an entire lamb in the oven for Tim and even cracked open some of his bootleg wine which he had made with his neighbour, it was 20% Pino Gris and 80% sauvignon and it was STRONG! We spent the evening chatting and putting the world to rights ...