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El Paso, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Although somewhat remote and GPS was definitely needed to find this lovely property, it was one of our favorite places in New Zealand. Turning onto the private gravel drive we drove up a hill and came upon the most beautiful Queen Ann style manor house at the top with a circular drive and a beautiful fountain in the center. The... More 

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John D, Owner at Greenhill Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Lori D Thank you for your generous review, we really appreciate you taking the time to share your memories of your visit to Greenhill. It's always delight to receive guest comments and especially when they are so heartfelt and genuine and that we have met your expectations and our guests leave happy. Thank you again for sharing your thoughts... More 

Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Stayed 2 nights, we didn't want to leave. The attention to detail in second to none. Our suite had everything you could desire with 2 bathrooms & a beautiful terrace overlooking breathtaking countryside. Our hosts John & Christine couldn't do enough for us and we felt very spoilt. Our return to New Zealand will have to include a return trip... More 

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John D, Owner at Greenhill Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Sian S Thank you most sincerely for sharing your thoughts on your recent stay with us and we really enjoyed being your hosts for your visit to Hawke's Bay. It's always a pleasure for us to share this lovely historic homestead with guests and especially rewarding when we receive lovely comments such as yours. We look forward to warmly... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

This is a superb Lodge that has been beautifully decorated with style and comfort. Our room was large with every amenity including delicious home made slices made by Christine with our tea and coffee making facilities. The ensuite was beautiful with robes and all the highest quality fittings. Our host John's many years in the hotel industry shows through with... More 

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John D, Owner at Greenhill Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Pamela B Thank you very much for your lovely comments on your recent stay at Greenhill Lodge. We very much enjoyed being your hosts for your Hawke's Bay holiday and sharing our tips on what to see and do just like the locals. We are very fortunate to have so much fresh produce either from our garden and orchards... More 

Great Missenden, null, United Kingdom
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37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

A big thanks to John and Christine for a truly memorable stay. First time in NZ and really appreciated the wonderful hospitality,support and comfort that we experienced whilst staying at Greenhill. We stayed in the cottage which is in the grounds so whilst you have access to all areas of the lodge on top of that you have the benefit... More 

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John D, Owner at Greenhill Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Abigail S, Thank you most sincerely for your lovely comments on your recent stay, it was a pleasure being your hosts for your Hawke's Bay holiday. There are so many wonderful and authentic experiences in our region as you are now aware that it makes it easy for us to share our slice of paradise with visiting guests. We... More 

Payson, Arizona
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51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

Everything was like a dreamy visit to see friends at a British country estate that we never wanted to leave. My husband and I stayed here for two nights to be able to attend the start of the Art Deco Festival in Napier. We slept in the lovely, comfy Sollitt junior suite, which had everything we could want, and more.... More 

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John D, Owner at Greenhill Lodge, responded to this review

Dear SophieBlue09, Thank you for taking take to write such lovely comments on your stay with us and we are grateful for your review. We really enjoy meeting guests from all over the world and sharing our home and hearing their stories and experiences that enriches our lives. We live in region that produces the best fresh produce and Christine... More 

San Diego, California
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

Spent two nights at this wonderful property during a Hawkes Bay wine tour. Hosts John and Christine are warm and gracious hosts of this magnificent estate on a hill in Hastings. The Lodge has been exquisitely restored and the accommodations are large and comfortable. Christine is an excellent cook and I recommend signing up early for dinners when making reservations.... More 

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John D, Owner at Greenhill Lodge, responded to this review

Dear genemal, Thank you for your very kind comments on your recent stay at Greenhill and we really enjoyed being your hosts for your visit to Hawke's Bay. Its always a real delight to receive such wonderful guest feedback and this gives us the inspiration to exceed guest expectations at every opportunity. kind regards John & Christine More 

Greater Perth, Australia
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32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

This is a superb find on a tour of New Zealand. This wonderful Country has so much to offer but this hotel is up there amongst the best ever visited. It is small and an historical property which is present with elegance and class. The Owners John and Christine have taken everything that the property can offer and made it... More 

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John D, Owner at Greenhill Lodge, responded to this review

Dear bournville773 Thank you for taking the time to share your comments on your stay with us and we are very grateful for your kind words. We enjoyed meeting and hosting you on your holiday and appreciate your very generous comments. We always strive to be the best and to hear guests say that is always heart warming. Thank you... More 

Newark, New Jersey
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37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

Greenhill lodge - what a find. Tucked beautifully away just outside Hastings it was with relief we arrived after a long drive. The miles were soon forgotten as we were greeted and welcomed to this gem of the region by the gracious John. The place is exquisitely presented as a small luxury hotel and that is what it is! and... More 

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John D, Owner at Greenhill Lodge, responded to this review

Dear AngeliaJolie Thank you most sincerely for your lovely comments we are overwhelmed with your generosity and hope one day to host you again at Greenhill. Its a real delight for us to receive your kind comments and also to host such lovely guests such as yourselves. We love what we do and we enjoy meeting such wonderful guests from... More 

Boston MA
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155 reviews
72 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

The hotel is every bit as beautiful as their website would suggest. I wish we had organized our trip to stay more than one night in this lovely place. Our lodge bedroom had coffee and tea making facilities, plus fresh fruit and baked goodies. The grounds are really lovely. We hadn’t realized that we needed to give advance notice of... More 

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John D, Owner at Greenhill Lodge, responded to this review

Dear WBird66 Thank you most sincerely for your kind comments on your recent stay with us and we are thrilled that you enjoyed your private dinner and overnight stay. Its always very rewarding for us to receive such lovely comments and we take every opportunity to exceed guests expectations and deliver a memorable stay and experience. best wishes John &... More 

Park City, Utah
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26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

In a word, unbelievable. That's in the best possible sense of the word. Kristine, John and their dog Nessie are the best of the best, two or four-legged. I'll spare you the long story (take a look at their website) except to say the pictures don't do justice to the view, the furnishings, the peace and quiet, etc. If there's... More 

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John D, Owner at Greenhill Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Darren T, Thank you most sincerely for your very kind comments on your recent stay at Greenhill. We were thrilled to be your hosts and thoroughly enjoyed meeting you both and sharing our home with you during your holiday in Hawke's Bay. We love what we do and most of all its meeting lovely folks who stay with us... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A gracious, elegant and historic country homestead located just 25 minutes to Napier and 15 minutes to either Havelock North or Hastings, ideally situated in the heart of New Zealand's food and wine country with over 50 wineries, local farmers markets and organic produce stores nearby.Greenhill is an opulent yet tranquil retreat, situated on a hilltop overlooking lush farm and grazing land.Having hosted English royalty this historic homestead houses two luxurious suites and two elegant guest rooms, most of which open to wide verandas and sensational views over magnificent gardens with historic mature trees. A private Cottage set apart from the lodge offers two bedrooms and two ensuite bathrooms with an elegant lounge and a luxurious outside bath. Behind the lodge lies a swimming pool, croquet lawn and a flourishing private orchard with a herb garden.Greenhill offers the finest luxury lodge experience in Hawke's Bay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Greenhill Lodge

Address: 103 Green Hill Road, Hastings 4174, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Hastings
Price Range: $834 - $882 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Greenhill Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 6
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