Originally built as a luxury hotel in 1931 after the famous Hawke's Bay earthquake, the Criterion is a unique Spanish Mission/ Art Deco Style building located in the heart of Napier.
We provide travellers with quality facilities and exceptional services and FREE CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST. We have a CAFE & BAR where you get discounted Meals & Drinks. There are also special events such as Quiz & Free Pool nights, where you can meet other backpackers & locals.
Criterion is just a stroll from the Visitor Information Centre, Bus Depot, Beach, Ocean Spa, Marineland & Aquarium.
24 hour Internet access(stations or hotspots)Sky TV, Laundry, Security cameras, Deposit boxes, Free luggage storage, bikes, scooters.
Member of BBH, VIP networks.
In the centre of the City. We are on 48 Emerson Street, on the corner of Emerson & Hastings Streets, opposite the ANZ, ASB and National Banks.
Breakfast Included, Restaurant, Internet Access, Laundry, Bicycle Hire, Linen Included, Credit Cards Accepted, Bar, Towels, Security Lockers, Luggage Storage, Key Card Access, Common Room, Air Conditioning
Criterion Art Deco Backpackers
48 Emerson Street
Napier, New Zealand 4110