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Hawthorne House

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1420 Railway Road South | Paki Paki, RD11, Hastings, Hastings 4178, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    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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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent four wonderful nights at Hawthorne House, eating, relaxing, cycling, and wine tasting. Sampling the best of Hawkes Bay, and Hawthorne House definitely fits into that category. Nothing was too much trouble for Debbie and Paul, from a beautiful fresh breakfast that set us up for the day through to organising any bookings. And yes, the rooms are exquisite!

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What should've been a lovely drive form Rotorua was made not so by awful weather - mist, fog, driving rain and drizzle. What a joy to find Hawthorne House and our wonderful hosts Paul and Debbie. The house is gorgeous, we did not want to leave - in fact we bought some salad and things from Debbie's recommended supermarket and... More 

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Towcester, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived at this beautiful house, we were treated as valued guests in Debbie and Paul's home. They quite simply could not have done more to make us feel welcome and comfortable. I can mention the tea and cake on arrival, the drinks and delicious nibbles on the veranda, the breakfasts which were second to none, the... More 

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North East England
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81 reviews 81 reviews
71 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for two nights and wished it had been longer as we had such a lovely relaxing time here. The house is full of character and charm, the rooms are comfortable, with refurbished modern ensuite shower rooms. The cottage gardens are beautiful and we had a lovely little decked area to sit out on, although guests are welcome to... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We’ve spent a glorious month travelling boutique in NZ, unbelievable hospitality, well worth the expense. Hawthorne House was up with the best, but what made it particularly outstanding were the lengths Debbie and Paul would go to in order to make our stay truly special. This even went as far as driving miles to the nearest fish and chip shop... More 

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Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
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91 reviews 91 reviews
33 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

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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258 reviews 258 reviews
30 hotel reviews
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

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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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 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
41 helpful votes 41 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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45 reviews 45 reviews
6 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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