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Central city location

We are located just 1.5km from the heart of Hastings City on the Napier to Hastings Coastal Road in the heart of Hawke's Bay Wine Country - an area renowned for its wineries, restaurants, orchards and boutique food producers.



Just a few minutes walk from your accommodation will take you to one of several parks, Splash Planet, or the Hastings downtown business center with its Spanish Mission-themed architecture and a wide range of restaurants, caf├ęs and bars for you to choose from.

Cape Kidnappers

A short drive from the motel will take you to Cape Kidnappers. It is known for its stunning coastal landscape, rugged cliffs, and the largest mainland gannet colony in the world.


Napier Art Deco Buildings

A 20 minute drive up north will bring you to Napier - the Art Deco capital of New Zealand. It is renowned for its distinctive Art Deco architecture. This architectural style emerged in the 1920s and 1930s, characterized by sleek lines, geometric shapes, and bold colors.

With Hastings on your doorstep and Napier City only minutes away, the Valdez Motor Lodge is ideal as a business base, or a center from which you and your family can explore all the attractions this area has to offer.

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