Cnr Bridge St. & Hardinge Rd. Ahuriri, Napier 4144 New Zealand (NZL)
4.5 Star Oceanfront Hotel
-39.47962 176.89838
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  • Fitness + Health Center
  • 42 rooms in property
  • 4 floors in property
  • 42 suites in property
  • Check-in: 2:00pm
  • Check-out: 11:00am
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy
  • Group score of 8.8/10
  • 2 conference rooms in property

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Room Types

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Local Attractions

Ahuriri is a charming waterfront village in Napier's vibrant entertainment quarter. A short 5 minute drive from the Napier CBD and 10 minutes from the airport. The area is steeped in history, being one of the earliest settled areas of Napier. Today, Ahuriri offers everything from a swimming beach and an extensive seaside boardwalk to many waterfront cafes and bars, art galleries and boutique stores.

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Customer Reviews of The Crown Hotel

4.5 out of 5. Based on 1187 guest reviews, Very Good

Property Description

The Crown Hotel Napier is set in the picturesque seaside village of Ahuriri with easy walking distance to restaurants, bars and boutique shopping. Offering boutique accommodation with 43 guestrooms and suites, choose from the elegant heritage suites in the original 1932 Crown Hotel, modern contemporary rooms overlooking the ocean or our 2-3 bedroom luxury apartments. The Crown Hotel Napier is a timeless and elegant hotel offering the ultimate combination of classic opulence and history to modern luxury and design. Conferences with a difference… The Crown Hotel's unique conference facilities are located in the beautifully refurbished, original 1932 Crown Hotel building. Alternatively our luxury 2 bedroom apartments are ideal for private dining, cocktail functions, board meetings and perfect for that special incentive group. Globe Theatrette is a unique and opulent 45 seat boutique theatre that is the perfect backdrop for your next event…whether it be client entertainment, product launches or lectures/presentations. The flexible meeting spaces can also provide an outdoor courtyard for breakouts, functions or cocktails and canapes. Functions are supported by the latest audio-visual equipment, wireless broadband internet, full catering and bar. The Crown Hotel's philosophy is a commitment of personalized service, professional staff that are welcoming and understand 'your' needs, providing tailored and innovative ideas and to ensure your clients are energised and inspired through the creation of a memorable and successful event and experience. Relax and Indulge… Our modern and luxurious studios, one and two bedroom suites are superbly appointed, creating the perfect environment to relax and unwind. They all have sun-drenched private decks, underfloor heating, i-pod docking stations, fine linen, luxury bathroom amenities, kitchenettes (full kitchens in some suites) and sea views. Alternatively indulge in grandeur with our heritage suites. ..classic, spacious suites which feature unique, original touches including 'juliet' balconies and a gas fireplace in one room. The Chic Collection of luxury apartments are a stylish way to celebrate any occasion. Providing direct ocean views or quaint village surroundings each apartment has spacious living with modern designed kitchens, open plan dining/lounge area and outdoor living. Loft Apartment 503 boasts a media room and large outdoor living area with lap pool. Be delighted during your stay… The hotel also offers all guests complimentary carparking, daily newspaper and laundry facilities, fitness centre, complimentary wireless internet in lounge and bar, Globe Theatrette – 45seater cinema, 2 bars and an award winning restaurant Milk & Honey…relax and indulge at a boutique hotel with timeless charm and genuine personalised service.

Green Sustainability

At The Crown Hotel we believe in protecting the beautiful environment of Hawke's Bay and want to ensure that your children or grandchildren can visit and enjoy it too. The Crown Hotel is committed to protecting our environment and preserving our precious natural resources. By going “green”, we have made a promise to promote a lifestyle that ensures our environmental impact on the world around us is minimal and as positive as possible. We support local Hawkes Bay operators and do our best to promote the good work they are doing throughout the community.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 2:00pm
Check Out: 11:00am
Year of Last Renovation: 2014
Floors: 4
Rooms: 42
Corridors: Both Interior and Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 42
Handicap Rooms: 4
Suites: 42
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 2 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 1787 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 55 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: 1.2 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 5.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 3.1 Mi
Lounge/Bar Hours: 7:00am - 10:00pm
Policies / Expenses
Dependent on the group size and the Contract that is sent to client directly.
Nightly Parking: $0.0
Typical Group Deposit: 30%
Total Taxes: 15.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
GST: Goods and Services Tax: 15.00 GST %
Parking Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 18.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost: 24.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost: 24.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost: 21.50 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost: 21.50 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost: 21.50 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost: 46.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost: 30.00 Per Person
Morning Break Cost: 7.00 Per Person
Afternoon Break Cost: 7.00 Per Person

Amenities / Features

Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Breakfast in room
  • Bus parking
  • Car rental
  • Central location
  • Child facilities
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Dinner available
  • DVD Player
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Garage
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Kitchenette in room
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry valet service
  • Licensed bar
  • Mini bar
  • Movies in room
  • Office or business center
  • Office in room available
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV Channel: HBO
  • TV Channel: Showtime
  • Terrace

Airport & Shuttle Information

The nearest airport to The Crown Hotel is the Hawkes Bay Airport. Hawkes Bay Airport is approximately 10 minutes from The Crown Hotel and has a range of Taxi and Shuttle transfer services available for roughly $15.00-$25.00NZD per vehicle (one way).

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

Breakfast is available in our restaurant, Milk & Honey, or in the guest suites using Room Service. We have an a la carte menu for all guests to choose from with prices ranging from $7.00-$20.00NZD per item.

Internet / WiFI

Complimentary Wifi is provided for all guests (up to 5GB per stay)

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at The Crown Hotel

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at The Crown Hotel.

Feel free to use the The Crown Hotel meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Napier event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow Square Table Layout
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention Booth Layout
Theater Layout
Reception Desk for Meeting
Registration Desk for Meeting
Vautier Room 14 x 8 x 3 121 --/55 -- 30 36 36 36 --/-- 80 -- 4
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Vautier Room

The largest of our conference rooms is the Vautier Room. With its unique design and Art Deco decor, it offers something a little different for your meeting needs whether large or small.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1302.4 Sq. Mi
14 x 8 x 3 M.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
Built In Screens?
Built In Stage?
Built In A/V?
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • WIFI Internet
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
NZ$280.00 NZD
Full Day Rental:
NZ$360.00 NZD
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Northumberland Room 7 x 6 x 3 44 --/-- -- 12 18 15 14 --/-- 35 -- 4
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Northumberland Room

The Northumberland Room is a great meeting space with lots of natural light
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
473.6 Sq. Mi
7 x 6 x 3 M.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
Natural Light?:
Built In Screens?
Built In Stage?
Built In A/V?
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
NZ$200.00 NZD
Full Day Rental:
NZ$280.00 NZD
Photo of Northumberland Room

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