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Simi Valley, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

St. Andrews Escape is a wonderful place to stay to relax and enjoy the countryside despite being just a short 5 min drive to the village of Havelock North or town of Hastings. We (my wife and two adult sons) spent three nights at SAE and the experience was first rate. John is a great host and he has kept...

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JohnStAndrew, Owner at St Andrews Escape, responded to this review

What wonderful compliments - thank you! I must agree that a couple of nights in Hawke's Bay is well worth it (where we have plenty to see) and to take some time out here to relax after a day exploring too. It is great to share our lovely garden and I'm so pleased you enjoyed it as much as we...

Reviewed October 29, 2016

My husband and I stayed at St Andrews Escape for two nights and it was amazing. Surrounded by a beautiful orchard and an amazing stream and pond at night you can hear the frogs croaking and in the morning you hear the birds singing. The owner has immaculate attention to detail and no stone is left unturned. It was quiet...

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JohnStAndrew, Owner at St Andrews Escape, responded to this review

Sounds like you had a relaxing time - and that's exactly what we hoped to give you. A great compliment - thank you!

Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

This is by far one of the nicest properties that I have ever had the pleasure to be on in my life and that includes all the wineries we went to that day. The landscaping is beautiful and I regret not taking more photos I knew I had made the wright decision in accomodation as soon as we started pulling...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed in one of the rooms on 23rd October 2016. Our stay was amazing. The property is centrally located within the Hawkes Bay region. Just a short drive from the township or Havelock North, Hastings and Napier. The room was very well appointed and very stylish. The property is within an orchard, and the gardens are...

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed October 24, 2016

I was staying there for two nights and landscaping in the hotel was very nice. It was done in a professional way and the place makes you feel relax and calm. love the bathtub in the garden. Little villas make the stay feel like home....

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Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

St Andrews Escape is beautiful! We had a lovely time staying here and would highly recommend it to anyone looking for a quiet and relaxing weekend away. We stayed in the front cottage which was gorgeous, and we loved the beautifully manicured grounds and orchard. We will definitely be back again soon

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Noosa, Australia
Reviewed October 7, 2016

We recently had the pleasure of staying at St Andrews Escape. It is a true sanctuary with a gorgeous orchard, stunning gardens and immaculate accommodation.We stayed in the Cottage which is beautifully furnished and impeccably clean. We made use of the the hot tub in the garden which was a wonderfully relaxing way to finish off the day. John is...

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Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

We arrived at this gorgeous property at the end of our second day riding the Leisurely Trails with Takaro Trails. John greeted us warmly and showed us around the property which we had to ourselves. We enjoyed the guest lounge playing Scrabble in the evening- no TV which was actually nice- and had a lovely time in the outdoor spa...

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Reviewed September 16, 2016

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights and wished we had time for more! The property is absolutely beautiful,with the well tended garden and lake providing a very relaxing and serene environment in which to spend some time. The rooms are immaculate, with every need thought of and catered for, and the breakfast presented each morning (including freshly...

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Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

My partner and I stayed at St Andrews escape as part of a cycle trip we did of Hawkes bay. It is an outstanding property with every guests need anticipated and provided for. The peaceful and immaculate garden was a highlight and for these two weary travellers relaxing in the outdoor spa watching the daylight fade was a wonderful experience....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
St Andrews Escape is set in a large country garden embraced by the Karamu Stream. Quality Bed and Breakfast rooms and a large guest lounge surround the courtyard, plus there is a self contained Cottage. Bikes and kayaks available for guest use. We are a short drive from the Art Deco cities of Napier and Hastings and only minutes from charming Havelock North village. ... more   less 

Additional Information about St Andrews Escape

Address: 172 St Andrews Road, Havelock North 4130, New Zealand (Formerly Ngatahi Lodge)
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Havelock North
Price Range: $137 - $161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“All of the rooms are clean and comfortable.”
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