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McHardy Lodge

5.0 of 5 11 Bracken Street | Hospital Hill, Napier 4110, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are coming to Napier for the Art-Deco don't miss a stay here. You are transported back in time as if it was in the 30's .....without any compromise to todays luxuries. The house is absolutely stunning where almost every room has a story to it. Breakfast is abundant and very high quality.

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McHardyL, Owner at McHardy Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to encourage others to enjoy McHardy Lodge. The Lodge has such a fascinating history and we love to pass on the stories which make it come alive. It is this unique character together with the quality furnishings throughout which attract our guests- we simply add the best in hospitality and hope our... More

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Simply perfect - I wanted to stay forever. A beautifully furnished and maintained historic home with stunning views. It manages to be grand and yet so inviting at the same time. Yvonne, the lodge's owner was the most gracious and welcoming hostess for whom nothing was too much trouble, and her breakfast was the best way to start the day.... More

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McHardyL, Owner at McHardy Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for such a glowing review. It was a pleasure having you to stay at McHardy Lodge and to know that we exceeded your expectations in so many ways.The Lodge has spectacular views and the fascinating history of the Lodge makes it a very special place to stay. We simply add the warm welcome !! We look forward to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

My husband and I spent 3 magical nights at McHardy Lodge. We were originally only booked for 2 but was finding it difficult to leave such a beautiful place that we reorganised our trip and luckily were able to stay one more night. Yvonne the Owner was wonderful, making us feel very welcome and cooking delicious breakfasts. The rooms were... More

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McHardyL, Owner at McHardy Lodge, responded to this review

I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay at McHardy Lodge so much and I know the trouble you took to rearrange your itinerary. It was a pleasure having you to stay and even better that you could stay longer. Napier has such a lot to offer visitors and you are not the first guests to wish they had booked... More

Waihi, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

A wonderful gift to have been given to stay at McHardy Lodge. A beautifully preserved and historical home. We received a warm and genuine welcome by the hostess who informed us of places of interest and things to do. We thoroughly recommend this lovely home to all travelers to the Hawkes Bay region.

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McHardyL, Owner at McHardy Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. It was a pleasure to welcome you on the occasion of your honeymoon and even better to have shared in the secret surprise planned by your children.We have welcomed many guests who have received gift vouchers to McHardy Lodge - everyone from the 90th biirthday lady to the gentlemen who received his voucer as... More

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Absolutely beautiful place, stylish refurbishment, well looked after, large, comfortable rooms magnificent views. Delightful hostess, always helpful and obliging. Most pleasant stay, highly recommended.

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McHardyL, Owner at McHardy Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for such a perfect review - we look forward to you visiting us again in the future. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

What a pleasant surprise. This delightfully restored building offers atmosphere and comfort. The rooms are large and comfortable. Our hosts service was impeccable. Highly recommendable. Would return anytime.

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McHardyL, Owner at McHardy Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your complimentary review - everyone likes surprises! McHardy Lodge is indeed a very special and unique place to stay - from the original 1890s features in the Lodge to the stunning views which welcome you at the breakfast table - there are few, if any, places to compare in Napier. We look forward to wlecoming you back... More

Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

A beautiful house, lovely host, comfortable room and delicious food. Delightful to meet other guests also and to follow up on many of Yvonne's recommendations for what to do in the area. Ready to go back!

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McHardyL, Owner at McHardy Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. You chose a weekend when the Lodge was full and that always ensures that breakfast is a sociable affair with guests lingering over that last cup of coffee for a chat .It was a pleasure having you to stay and we look forward to your return at some time in the future. More

Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We had two delightful nights at McHardy Lodge ,a beautifully restored example of early New Zealand architecture. With 6 beautifully decorated bedrooms all with ensuites plus 4 living rooms including a billiard room library and dining room the lodge had the atmosphere of a very fine boutique hotel.Our host Yvonne made us feel especially welcome and gave us a tour... More

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McHardyL, Owner at McHardy Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your glowing review - McHardy Lodge is indeed a very special house with a unique history stretching back to the 1890s. We love to welcome guests to Mchardy Lodge to share in the special atmosphere here. Like you, most guests wish they could stay for longer and I always say - come back again and bring your... More

Gisborne, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

From the moment you see this beautiful house from the road, you fell under the charm. And as soon as you open the door you are warmly welcome by Yvonne who make you feel at home. Beautifully restored rooms with all the modern touch. We stayed in The Chianti room, very spacious and beautiful view over the ocean. It's a... More

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McHardyL, Owner at McHardy Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for such a glowing review - you will be very welcome when you return. McHardy Lodge is peaceful throughout the year but when the sun is shining relaxing by the pool or on one of the verandahs overlooking our stunning views can't be beaten ! More

Rockhampton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

I loved everything about this lodge - from the warm and welcoming owner Yvonne to the magnificent views and plush surroundings. I have spent many holidays in BnBs around the world and I would definitely rate McHardy Lodge as one of the very best.The home has been restored magnificently and there has been no expense spared. Yvonne supplied us with... More

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McHardyL, Owner at McHardy Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your truly glowing review - we can't ask for more -in your experience the best in New Zealand and one of the best in the world - I can feel myself blush!! We know that McHardy Lodge is truly one of the finest historic houses around and we are very proud of the restoration that... More

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Address: 11 Bracken Street | Hospital Hill, Napier 4110, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — McHardy Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 5
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