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“Has potential” 2 of 5 stars
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173 Waihi Road, Hawera 4610, New Zealand   |  
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Ranked #6 of 7 Hawera B&B and Inns
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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“Has potential”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

Stayed here for one night as a couple in the Lily Room. This was a front room and noise was not an issue.
Overall our stay was adequate with a comfortable bed, lovely clean white sheets which I love and a flat screen tv to watch from bed. The room has beautiful lighting and free wifi. Breakfast was a full continental breakfast with lots of options.
Unfortunately there were a couple of issues with the cleanliness of the bathroom and bedroom window sills that brought the overall experience down. The owner said this was due to renovations her husband was doing outside the bathroom. The owner was very apologetic and gave us a discount on our fee. This was unneccesary but a generous offer and indication of the good intentions carried by the owner.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

Why would a person like Jean H want to rubbish a place in Hawera . It's a really nice place out of the rush and
busil of the city's On arrival it feels like home just reading visiters book well worth reading as people all over world have stayed Food is excellent no doubt Christina & Murray have had wonderful people stay and still call back for a coffee when passing though as the door is always open. Clean tidy, friendly place to stay if family
gathering are well orginized people stay together in one place I've stayed on lots of accaions. Well done Christina & Murray on such a wonderful stay C U soon close to Xmas.

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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2012 via mobile

Christina and Murray are lovely hosts and we had the impression that Christina really likes running this B&B. The room was very clean and beautifully arranged. The only drawback is the street which is quite noisy due to the milk trucks (but many motels in the same street, with the same problem). But we forgot it after five minutes...because of the beautiful garden, which is on the other side than the road. When asking for an organic store, Christina proposed to pick our salad and vegetables in her own vege garden. Yummi! In the morning we were surprised with freshly cooked rhubarb compote, because we mentionned that we liked it. We highly recommend this B&B, its not too expensive and more than worth its money. We will certainly come back to the villa if we are coming back in the region!

  • Stayed February 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about The Villa Bed & Breakfast

Address: 173 Waihi Road, Hawera 4610, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Taranaki Region > Hawera
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 7 B&Bs / Inns in Hawera
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We (Ron & Paula) delight in sharing our home with guests from all over the world. We both love to travel and know what to expect by way of good service and comfort, we believe we go that extra mile to ensure you have all you need whilst with us. Our home has undergone major renovations over the last year. We have available 2 large suites with queen bed and on-suite bathrooms, 1 x triple room with a queen and a king single bed with on-suite bathroom. We now offer a two bedroom family unit 3 x king singles and a queen bed with room for a cot in main room. We are happy to provide evening meals (prior notice please). A continental breakfast is included in the tariff. Hawera is a lovely area with lots to do and we have had many an extended stay by travellers who wish to explore the area more. Our home has great facilities for anyone physically impaired with all bathrooms having wet floor showers and plenty of room to cope with wheelchairs. Whatever your reason for visiting South Taranaki we know you will enjoy your visit and we know we would love to meet you. Hope to see you soon!PS We now have a heated spa pool which is covered for year round use. We enjoy putting our guests flag atop of our flagpole while with us, check and see if we have yours... ... more   less 

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