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Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed March 3, 2015

We recently stayed at Havelock House and enjoyed the splendid hospitality from Diana & Jeff from the moment we arrived. Set in lovely grounds, we had the large King room with lounge, a lovely big bathroom, with delightful Garden views and woke to the birds singing. Diana serves a great breakfast to get you going for the day. We brought...

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dianamaryarnold, Owner at Havelock House, responded to this review

Jeff and I enjoyed meeting you both - we are very pleased you enjoyed your stay here at Havelock House - as you say we are in a great location - quiet yet close to Havelock North and Napier; Thank you for commenting on the breakfasts - a big part of staying in a B&B! Hope to see you back...

Reviewed February 22, 2015

Feb 20 2015 Diana's advice from our arrival was spot on. Up Te Mata Peak for the 360 degrees view of the area, then Pipi's for our evening meal. Their lovely house and gardens is set in a very tranquil setting just outside Havelock North, Diana's breakfasts were wonderful and the rooms have everything you could possibly want. Unfortunately our...

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dianamaryarnold, Owner at Havelock House, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review on TA - really appreciate it - as you say if guests can plan to stay for 3 nights here - there is plenty to see and do throughout the year * Art Deco walking tour * winery lunch at Black Barn, Elephant Hill * visit the Mission - NZ oldest winery * half...

Reviewed February 21, 2015

This is a wonderful house set in beautiful grounds in very peaceful surroundings We are just sorry we couldn't stay long enough to enjoy all its luxuries. Our hostess Diana was very attentive and helped us plan our day very efficiently. A special mention for breakfast, abundant and delicious.

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dianamaryarnold, Owner at Havelock House, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind comments - we are really pleased you enjoyed your stay and you were able to fit everything in that you wanted to do; I am always happy to help with bookings - and restaurants - there are plenty to choose from in Havelock North - 2 of my favourites are Pipi's and Deliciosa I...

Reviewed February 10, 2015

excellent breakfast, very friendly and caring Hostess give You a lot of usefull tipps, very clean and very good roomservice, beautifull garden and swimmingpool. A good location to explore Hawke's Bay, to visit excellent wineries and to Visite Napier.

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dianamaryarnold, Owner at Havelock House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TA - we really appreciate your kind comments - it was a pleasure to have you to stay - I have been running a B&B for over 20 years now - and I get great pleasure offering our guests the best possible experience when they are here - I...

Bristol
Reviewed February 1, 2015

We had a delightful two night stay with Diana, the house boasts a full size snooker table and a swimming pool as well as very comfortable rooms. She was full of recommendations for day trips and we enjoyed visiting the local wineries and also the interesting town of Napier. All in all we felt that we could have happily spent...

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dianamaryarnold, Owner at Havelock House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review We do have a lot of facilities here - and it's great when guests want to play snooker - we've also got a tennis court - and the pool is great to come home to after a day out I love living in Havelock North - it's so central for everything you could want to...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed January 31, 2015

Havelock House is lovely with very comfortable accommodations making for a relaxing "home" after a day of sightseeing. Diana is very well informed about the area and is able to make smart recommendations about what to see and do. The breakfasts are delicious. There is a swimming pool and a lovely outdoor area in which to relax.

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dianamaryarnold, Owner at Havelock House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review - Jeff and I are so pleased you enjoyed your stay here - as you say we are in a great location - the pool is real added bonus at this time of year and it's a great place to sit and relax with a wine after a day out in Napier I'm sure...

Wyncote, Pennsylvania
Reviewed January 27, 2015

This is a wonderful choice for one's visit to the Hawke's Bay Area It is centrally located to visit the many interesting sites in the area. The owners are lovely and most helpful with their excellent recommendations and helpful tips. The inn is beautiful in every way. Breakfast was delicious.

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dianamaryarnold, Owner at Havelock House, responded to this review

We enjoyed meeting you and so pleased you enjoyed your stay here; we appreciate your kind words As you say we are in a great location - and a lovely spacious home - close to Havelock North, top winery restaurants Le Terroir at Craggy Range and Black Barn as well as Te Mata winery and Te Mata Peak; the easy...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed January 18, 2015

What a really lovely place: a privilege to stay here. Diana recommended Pipi's excellent restaurant & drove us in to enjoy a great meal in relaxing surroundings. The next day she cooked a superb breakfast & we spent the day sunbathing & swimming in their pool, set in the beautiful gardens. So peaceful & relaxing & we would recommend this...

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dianamaryarnold, Owner at Havelock House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review about your stay here - you certainly had some lovely weather while you were here and so pleased you enjoyed the pool Hope to see you again when you come to Havelock North Kind Regards Diana & Jeff 21 January 2015

Edinburgh , Scotland
Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

After driving all day I got a tad lost in the roundabout system in town. I followed a sign for middle Road that took u thru a car park in the centre of Havelock. I wud recommend u ignore this sign n take the next turn off on the roundabout then take another left at the Nxt roundabout. Middle Road...

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dianamaryarnold, Owner at Havelock House, responded to this review

Thank you for all your kind comments about your stay here - Jeff and I are very pleased you enjoyed it - I'm also glad your clothes reached you - Kiwi post is pretty good - once we'd worked out the best place to send them! Enjoy the rest of your holidays in New Zealand - and come and see...

St Helens Lancs
Reviewed January 12, 2015

Diana & Jeff are absolutely wonderful hosts nothing was too much trouble and they were always ready with a supply of information to get the best out of our trip.We were made to feel as though we were part of the family a real change from many B & Bs we have used in the past. John & Val St...

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dianamaryarnold, Owner at Havelock House, responded to this review

We are very pleased you enjoyed staying here - we do enjoy running our B&B - we are lucky to have such a beautiful home to share with our guests. I know you had some lovely days out while you were staying - and enjoyed Havelock North village, exploring Napier and Hastings as well as going out to nearby beaches....

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf course
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast included
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Havelock House B&B Havelock North,close Birdwoods,Black Barn,Te Mata Peak,Pipi,Craggy Range wineries & Cape Kidnappers golf - discount available for staying guests please enquire, cycle + bike hire, Hawke's Bay NZ luxury bed and breakfast spacious en-suite bedrooms , FREE WiFi, large guest lounge, swimming pool, tennis court,plenty of free parking by the house, quiet location 20 mins. Art Deco Napier, great breakfasts, warm friendly service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Havelock House

Address: 77 Endsleigh Road | ( entrance on Endsleigh Drive), Havelock North 4130, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Havelock North
Price Range: $112 - $196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Havelock House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“Only saw our room. It needed a reading lamp by couch and softer mattress and roach treatment. Otherwise room was fine.”
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“All rooms excellent & quiet”
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“All three rooms were of high quality. One was larger than the other two accommodating a double and single sleeping arrangement. Excellent choices all round.”
 of 5 bubbles clancy105, May 3, 2015 | Read review
“all the rooms look out to the garden and are off the breakfast room. It's a peaceful, quiet place.”
 of 5 bubbles KiwiChic2222, Mar 28, 2015 | Read review
“All 3 of the rooms are 1st class.”
 of 5 bubbles davidonpender, Nov 10, 2014 | Read review
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