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McHardy Lodge

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11 Bracken Street | Hospital Hill, Napier 4110, New Zealand
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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When we arrived on 14 January 20016 at 7 pm we did not feel a warm welcome but the host told us that we should have checked in between 4 and 6 pm although check-in time on our booking confirmation from booking.com was 2 - 8 pm. Unlike in other luxurious B&B's we had to decide on our breakfast choice... More 

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McHardyL, Owner at McHardy Lodge, responded to this review

I am so sorry that you did not have an enjoyable stay at McHardy Lodge. We had been extremely worried that your later than normal arrival meant that you had been involved in the fatal accident on the main highway outside Napier that day and I believe you misunderstood my comment that we had expected you earlier but were pleased... More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we have been lucky enough to stay for 3 nights. Yvonne has made our visit seem like a trip visiting an old friend. The lodge is in a sensational setting and the rooms and service is fabulous. Cannot recommend this highly enough for a wonderful part of a holiday in New Zealand.

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McHardyL, Owner at McHardy Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for such a lovely review. It has been a pleasure having you to stay and it is a great compliment that you felt so at home here. We always aim to give all guests that feeling of relaxation and enjoyment during their stay - I do hope I have the pleasure of your company again in the not... More 

Toronto, Canada
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16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

I only got to stay at McHardy Lodge in Napier for one night - but if you are going, staying here is worth it. Since Napier has such a strong history, you might as well fully immerse yourself in it. The lodge is nothing short of the five stars it promises, and Yvonne's hospitality is second to none. She makes... More 

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McHardyL, Owner at McHardy Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a lovely review - it was a pleasure having you to stay, even though it was only for one evening. McHardy Lodge is a very special part of Napier history and I love to share it's story with guests. I look forward to your return in the not too distant future, when you will... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

McHardy Lodge is a superb B&B. The location is excellent, the decor and furnishings are remarkable and the service is exquisite. Yvonne Johnstone is the perfect hostess; she's knowledgeable, poised and service driven. I would highly recommend McHardy Lodge to anyone.

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McHardyL, Owner at McHardy Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review and recommendation. We do everything we possibly can to exceed guest expectations and it so rewarding when we receive such glowing comments. Thanks again and we look forward to your return visit at some time in the future. More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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62 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Had two nights with the lovely Yvonne at McHardy Lodge and all the 5* reviews are justified. Beautiful old house that is immaculate, from the bedrooms, to the library to the dining room and the billiards room, this place is simply gorgeous. The views across Hawkes Bay are stunning and the welcome you receive on arrival is just what we... More 

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McHardyL, Owner at McHardy Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a great review - we love to welcome guests to McHardy Lodge and try to ensure that everyone has a relaxing and unique experience while they are here. There are very few beautiful historic homes like McHardy Lodge and we love to share it with our guests. We hope to welcome you back some... More 

Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

I chose McHardy Lodge for my husbands birthday as it was the actual place he was born in when it served as a Maternity Home. We stayed in the Versailles Room which was beautifully appointed and luxurious. Yvonne (the owner) was very welcoming and informative about the history of the establishment. We were encouraged to feel 'at home' so you... More 

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McHardyL, Owner at McHardy Lodge, responded to this review

It was a pleasure having you both to stay at McHardy Lodge, especially as you have such a special link to the house. We hope to see you back again some time in the future and thank you for taking the time to provide such a lovely review. More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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34 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

As usual I checked out Trip Advisor before our long weekend in Napier and Hawkes Bay. McHardy Lodge came well recommended and so we made a booking. While McHardy Lodge is located on the adjacent hill to Napier city it is within 5 minutes drive of town. This handsome large Edwardian villa is a stunner. Beautifully restored and enjoying grandstand... More 

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McHardyL, Owner at McHardy Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give your glowing review of your stay at McHardy Lodge. It was a real pleasure welcoming you to McHardy Lodge and I look forward to your return visit. More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We went back to McHardy Lodge after 4 years and very little had changed. Still a magnificent historic property, a pleasure to stay there. Wonderful breakfast too. We were upgraded to the same room as before by the very friendly and helpful proprietor Yvonne.Wonderful memories.

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McHardyL, Owner at McHardy Lodge, responded to this review

It was a pleasure having you back to stay for your wedding anniversary and we were pleased to be able to offer you the free upgrade to your honeymoon suite. We hope to see you back for many more anniversaries in the future - there are lots of walks and cycle rides around Napier to work off the breakfasts! More 

albuquerque, NM
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We arrived (earlier than expected) to a warm welcome, a historic property, beautiful views, extraordinary accommodations (Versaille room) and an intelligent, knowledgable hostess! Our stay here was the highlight of our three weeks in New Zealand. The warmth of this "home's" common space encourages casual conversation with Yvonne and the other guests. The rooms (there are 6) are exquisitely appointed.... More 

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McHardyL, Owner at McHardy Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for such a lovely review. It was a pleasure having you to stay and helping you to get the best out of your time in Napier- as you found there is such a great range of things to see and do here. More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We had three nights at McHardy Lodge in February 2015 and were blown away by the property, it's situation and the friendliness of the Lodge. The rooms are beautiful, spotless and comfortable. Breakfast is served in a sunny dining kitchen around a large table which gives you the chance to chat to other guests to hear what they've been doing.... More 

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McHardyL, Owner at McHardy Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for such a lovely review and for your recommendation of McHardy Lodge to your friends - we look forward to offering them the same welcome you received and also hope to see you back here at some time in the future. We are indeed in a quiet residential area just above the town of Napier- away from the road... More 

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