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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
  • Location
    4.5 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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Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
29 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived about 5.00 and were warmly welcomed by Debbie and Paul. As we were their only guests they very kindly upgraded us to their largest room which had a beautiful bed in it and very soft towels in the en-suite bathroom. Tea and cake was served on the decking and we were offered wine and nibbles at 6.00 but... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want a lovely place to stay, with amiable, generous, knowledge, happy hosts in an historic house on an historic property in the middle of the wine and agricultural district of Hawke's Bay ......... Well stop looking! You have found it at Hawthorne House. Paul and Debbie are joyously happy to be nesting in their new ownership and it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed at the house 4 times with 3 owners and have found it consistently excellent, so much so that we have just booked our 5th visit and cannot wait to see the miniature poodle after its recent haircut. Breakfasts are great as are the sun downers

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Weston, Connecticut
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52 reviews 52 reviews
24 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Hawthorne is a lovely Victorian house with four very comfortable guest rooms each with its own terrace. The bathrooms are modern and well equipped. The grounds are spacious with beautiful plantings. There are two very friendly black poodles in residence. The highlight of our visit was Deb and Paul who made us feel like old friends. We arrived at 2... More 

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36 reviews 36 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We had a too-short three night stay at Hawhorne House in early December. The flowers were in bloom, and the little patio off the room was picture perfect. Debbie and Paul are warm, helpful and made sure we had everything we needed from fresh breakfast to excellent recommendations for dinner. Debbie took care of the reservation and made sure we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We loved all three nights we spent at this lovely B&B but Christmas was really special. Deb and Paul fixed a gourmet dinner that we enjoyed outside with four other guests. Spending Christmas with six strangers can seem a bit daunting but our hosts put everyone at ease and we had a very memorable experience. The house, gardens, comfortable rooms,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

After a drive from Rotorua via Hobitton (really good to visit with kids that have seen the movie), we arrived in the Hawks Bay Area. Hidden behind a lawn of trees is Hawthorn House. A beautiful villa surrounded by a colorful garden. As soon as you enter, the holiday starts. Debby and Paul are very caring and friendly people that... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Debbie and Paul have recently taken over this B&B and made it a very special experience to stay here. They treat guests as long-lost friends. While the price may seem a bit steep compared to a motel or self contained unit, it is well well worth it. Breakfasts are cooked with the finest ingredients including eggs collected from their own... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We visited this hotel just after the change in ownership. Was a fantastic weekend in a hotel in the country on the outskirts of Hastings. New owners were very friendly and were excellent hosts. We were made to feel very welcom. Situated in lovely gardens, the accommodation was great. Rooms were very comfortable with own individual terraces and .ensuites. Breakfast... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We could not have been more happier with our time at Hawthorn House. Deb and Paul were amazing hosts (great cooks!) and were so friendly and inviting. The room was huge and bathroom clean. The plus was having a lounge to chill out and enjoy some of the wines we purchased at the local wineries. Could not recommend more highly... More 

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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): $$$
Number of rooms: 4
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