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Hawthorne House

1420 Railway Road South | RD11, Hawkes Bay, Hastings 4178, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
25 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our room was beautiful and airy with very large windows that opened upwards allowing you to walk through them when open onto a small terrace in the garden. The bed was very comfortable with excellent linens. Our hosts were very friendly and the breakfasts were fresh and well prepared. We had the option of having a local lady chef come... More

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Foster City, California
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29 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for one night in June on our honeymoon and I wish that we had stayed longer! This b&b was such a treat. We stayed in the chestnut room and it was such a nice room with a cute little patio. Before arriving, I had emailed Mike asking for some recommendations of wineries we could... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Our stay at Hawthorne House was fantastic. Very comfortable and welcoming, with a relaxing and informal air about the place. I would recommend booking in for dinner whilst there as this was very good with some creative twists to the menu - local produce was very evident as well which I believe to be important. If you wish to venture... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

My husband and myself stayed at this amazing BB in March 2014. Well it was such a welcoming and home from home stay. The room was excellent the best nights rest ever. Breakfast was very good with lots of choice and Mike's home made bread was very tasty, and meeting other guest and swapping information about where they had been.... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

My husband and myself stayed at this delightfull Bedandbreakfast in the Hawkes bay area for three nights. it was very close to the winerys and Havelock north which has a nice village for shopping. The bedrooms are very large and the decor very simple but comfortable, although for the size of the room the tv was far to small. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

This is not an inexpensive B&B but worth every penny I pay for. I stayed here for one night. The property is absolutely stunning and the guest lounge was simple but tastefully decorated, as are the rooms. Mike is a great host and he is also very friendly. Breakfast was awesome.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014 via mobile

we just got back from two weeks in New Zealand and one of the highlights was staying at the Hawthorne house it was close to golf and Napier and we enjoyed it thoroughly.Mike arranged many events including golf and and winery tours

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Tadworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 via mobile

Very pleasant stay and Mike was friendly and helpful with advice about Hawkes Bay. He contacted us after we had checked out to tell us we had left some clothes behind and then sent them to us. The breakfasts were excellent and varied. Our room was spacious and comfortable, but we did find it a bit dark, even with the... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Mike and Mel made us feel welcome from the moment we arrived, and they readily provided sound advice on visiting the surrounding area, including specifics for Napier and The Mission Winery. Their breakfasts were excellent and imaginative, with great alternatives to the full English breakfasts of which we were tiring during our extended NZ travels. Accommodations in the moved and... More

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Napier, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

We had two wonderful nights at Hawthorne House in February. Great hosts and great food, The house has some great history and so too does the site it now stands on. Very handy to the best wineries and golf courses.

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Address: 1420 Railway Road South | RD11, Hawkes Bay, Hastings 4178, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Hastings
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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Hawthorne House stunning Edwardian villa located in the heart of Hawke’s Bay wine country. With four luxurious en-suite bedrooms, the villa is set in formal and informal gardens and surrounded by paddocks with views to the surrounding Hawke’s Bay hills. The tranquil rural setting is conveniently located only minutes from Hastings and Havelock North.Wineries and some of New Zealand's best golf courses are less than five minutes from Hawthorne. We look forward to welcoming you with homemade afternoon tea when you arrive. ... more   less 
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