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Clive Colonial Cottages

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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 25, 2015

I must admit, when we turned off the main road into the driveway I thought the place somewhat remote! We'd splashed out on a couple of expensive evening meals in Taupo, but we were looking for a bit of luxury in the accomodation department... And we found it! Two guys travelling together both had a great double bedroom & the...

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CliveCC, Owner at Clive Colonial Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks so much Mike for the delightful review of the cottages, what wonderful words to describe your stay with us. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and that the cottages offered everything you we looking for. Kindest regards, Sandra

Aotearoa
Reviewed February 10, 2015

We stayed as a group of four in the two bedroom cottage. Positives Very clean Nice breakfast Friendly Hosts Nice grounds and Games room Great location for Cape Kidnappers Golf Negatives The rooms are a little small for four adults, had to store some of our stuff in the car as nowhere to put it without tripping over it. Beach...

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CliveCC, Owner at Clive Colonial Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks heaps for your review. So glad you enjoyed your stay with us and found the location ideal for golf at Cape Kidnappers. My apologies with having to store some gear in your car, there is actually a sneaky alcove under the beds that is handy for those extra items. I thought I had put this in our welcome books...

Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 8, 2015

We spent 2 nights in Tui Cottage and loved it! From the moment we walked through to the beautiful garden into the cottage we felt at home! The cottage is beautifully furnished and equipped, and to have fresh eggs for breakfast provided by the resident chickens was just lovely! We also managed to go on the Gannet Safari which was...

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CliveCC, Owner at Clive Colonial Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review, it is really appreciated. It was a pleasure to meet you, so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and the eggs ! We hope that you enjoyed the remainder of your NZ trip. It would be delightful to welcome you both back in the future should...

Leiden, The Netherlands
Reviewed February 2, 2015

We stayed here last year just before and after new year's eve. Travelling around New Zealand for 7 weeks, this is one of our best stays on our trip. A great and modern 1 bedroom cottage with everything we needed, a breakfast to start with, a quiet and peaceful terrace and a fabulous garden. And above all: more than great...

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CliveCC, Owner at Clive Colonial Cottages, responded to this review

Wow, thanks so much for your kind words. It was so lovely to meet you and we are so glad your stay with us in the Hawkes Bay left such a lasting memory. We are rather happy that we were one of your best stays! How wonderful! Kindest regards , Sandra

Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed February 1, 2015

We stayed for 4 nights in the 2 bedroom cottage. It was perfect for us and our 10 year old son. Comfortable beds, a lovely setting and a lovely first breakfast and much more are provided by the fabulous hosts. We barbequed one night while my son and husband played chess on the giant outdoor set. Clive is a pretty...

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CliveCC, Owner at Clive Colonial Cottages, responded to this review

What a great review, thanks so much for taking the time to write it, we really appreciate it. It was so nice to meet you and we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. It would be delightful to welcome you back to the cottages on another stay. Kindest regards, Sandra

Chichester
Reviewed January 23, 2015

Just spent a weekend in the area which was far too short considering all the wonderful sightseeing and food/wine tasting on the doorstep. Clive Colonial cottages provide immaculate and peaceful accomodation .The spacious and well equipped cottages facilitate both couples and families alike .The beds are unbelievably comfortable and the ensuite bathrooms luxurious. The stunning and fragrant gardens surrounding the...

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CliveCC, Owner at Clive Colonial Cottages, responded to this review

Hi Rebecca, Thanks so much for your wonderful review, and so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Glad to hear the beds are really comfy and yes the smell of the jasmine was amazing at the time you visited. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in NZ and we look forward to welcoming you back one...

Reviewed January 18, 2015

Initially we though place was actually a little over our Budget but we still decided to give it a try. We were certainly not disappointed. There are 3 cottages available placed around a extremely well-kept and peaceful garden with a stylish fountain in the middle. The cottages themselves are big enough for 2 people and are decorated with great taste....

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CliveCC, Owner at Clive Colonial Cottages, responded to this review

Hi Mark, Thanks so much for your great review, it is really appreciated. We are very happy that the cottages and your visit to the Hawkes Bay became one of your highlights of your NZ trip. Kindest regards, Sandra

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed January 7, 2015

The well designed cottages (colonial style but with modern comforts) have everything you could need and overlook a beautiful, scented formal garden. As city apartment dwellers we loved being able to sit on the verandah and enjoy the fountain, roses, jasmine and birdsong; when it rained, we were able to sit and enjoy that too. The breakfast provisions were generous,...

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CliveCC, Owner at Clive Colonial Cottages, responded to this review

Wow, what a wonderful comprehensive review. Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your stay with us. I'm glad that you enjoyed the gardens and birdsong! Our location is ideal for visiting local attractions, quiet with being semi rural, but only 10 minutes from Napier/Hastings. So glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Kindest regards, Sandra

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed December 30, 2014

Everything was just perfect from the moment we arrived. Comfortable and well-equipped cottage, cleverly designed to provide privacy within the larger shared grounds. Sandra (and her mum!) were delightfully friendly and welcoming, and extremely helpful and informative about things to do and see in the area. Bikes on site make it easy to pedal off on a tour of the...

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CliveCC, Owner at Clive Colonial Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks Belinda for your wonderful review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and found the cottages to be ideally located and quiet! I was a pleasure to meet you and thanks so much to taking the time to write a review. We are very proud of our top pick spot in the Lonely Planet! Kindest...

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed November 28, 2014

While looking for accommodation in Napier for three couples we came across this gem. Just perfect. The accommodation was great; very clean, modern and well appointed and the garden, barbecue created a great setting for a very enjoyable weekend. As an added bonus there was even a discount for the golf at Cape Kidnappers. We travel to Hawkes Bay a...

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CliveCC, Owner at Clive Colonial Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review, it is really appreciated. So glad you enjoyed your stay with us and the found the cottages to be a 'gem'! It was lovely to meet your group and glad you enjoyed the challenge of the Cape Kidnappers Golf Course! Kindest regards, Sandra

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Affordable boutique self-catering accommodation in the heart of the Hawkes Bay. Just ten minutes from Napier, Hastings & Havelock North means you are not far away from the many attractions and activities that the region offers. Our three stand-alone cottages were the Top Pick for the Hastings District in the 2010 NZ Lonely Planet guide. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clive Colonial Cottages

Address: 198 School Road, Clive 4102, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Clive
Price Range: $94 - $120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Clive Colonial Cottages 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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