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Nottingham
Reviewed 26 February 2014

We really enjoyed our stay in Havelock North...it is well worth a few days and we enjoyed our three nights with Diana and Jeff very much( although we only met him briefly as we were preparing to go) . The house is huge and a massive project for them both. It is quite 80s in style reflecting the time it...

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dianamaryarnold, Owner at Havelock House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us;by way of background Havelock House was built in the style of older Bay properties with high ceilings , large rooms and sweeping verandas; it is a large home which we love with lots of space for our guests to relax and unwind. We are pleased you enjoyed your...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 January 2014

As we turned into the drive at Havelock House you knew you were going to feel at home. We were greeted by Diana on our arrival who showed us all to our spacious and comfortable rooms and then invited us to join her for a glass of wine on the terrace - idyllic. Both Diana and Jeff were perfect hosts...

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dianamaryarnold, Owner at Havelock House, responded to this review

We are really pleased you enjoyed your stay here at Havelock House - thank you for all the kind comments; the Christmas cake is finished now but we have lots of other tasty cakes to offer our guests! It was great you had an opportunity to go on a wine tour with Robert Simon - he is excellent; always happy...

Orange NSW
Reviewed 19 January 2014

A great stay at Havelock House. Jeff and Diana could not have been more accommodating - even to providing the tomato sauce we used for the fish and chips we bought to take back to Havelock House. Diana's knowledge of the local area and the various excursions we could go on was second to none. We would absolutely recommend this...

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dianamaryarnold, Owner at Havelock House, responded to this review

Thank you for all your kind comments about your stay here at Havelock House - there is certainly plenty to see and do - not just the 70+ wineries, but Te Mata Peak, Gannet beach safari, Birdwood gallery on Middle Road just a short walk from here, Pernel fruit world in Hastings , Wool World at Clifton - one of...

Bad Kissingen, Germany
Reviewed 25 December 2013

You will feel like at a friends house and will enjoy the nature and the comfort of the lodge. The hosts are very kind and the breakfast is really superb. The room has been very large and comfortable and the bathroom is very nice. Jürgen S., Germany

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dianamaryarnold, Owner at Havelock House, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind comments about your stay here at Havelock House - we hope everyone who stays here feels relaxed and at home - we are fortunate to be in such a beautiful location - we enjoy sharing our love of Hawke's Bay with our guests Best Wishes Diana & Jeff

Shropshire, UK
Reviewed 18 December 2013

We got our booking for Havelock House from Hastings i-Site, thanks. Diana and Jeff are brilliant hosts, dried us out after getting wet, recommended local eateries. Excellent breakfast, full cooked English available included. Very nice pool. Very large bedroom and bathroom. Very large house! OK, it's a bit out of the way, a short drive out of the town but...

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dianamaryarnold, Owner at Havelock House, responded to this review

Thank you for your great comments - we remember your stay and your trip to see the Gannets at Cape Kidnappers Just to let everyone know - we are just 4 minutes drive into the fabulous village of Havelock North which has lovely coffee shops, shopping, wineries, and wide choice of restaurants including Pipi, Deliciosa, The Post, Diva, Rose &...

Dorchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 2013

We stayed three nights in this spacious and restful house. Diana and Jeff were most welcoming and relaxed and friendly hosts. Diana's breakfasts live up to their reputation and she is very helpful with local advice and interest. The area is perfect, lovely to wander round and the garden is beautiful with plenty to look at. It was not warm...

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dianamaryarnold, Owner at Havelock House, responded to this review

Thank you for recommending us - Jeff and I are very pleased you enjoyed your stay here. We've recently put some new photos of the Hastings suite on Tripadvisor - this room has 2 single beds but can also be made up into a King double; if there are 2 couples wanting twin beds we can also accommodate you -...

Preston, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 November 2013

My husband and I recently spent 2 nights at Havelock House. Diana and Jeff are wonderful hosts and cannot be more helpful in planning things to do in the local area. We are both keen cyclists and walkers and Diana helped us to arrange bike hire from a local company which were delivered to the house. We spent a great...

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dianamaryarnold, Owner at Havelock House, responded to this review

Thanks for all your great feedback - we have some great cycle ways here, and bike hire is easy to arrange. So pleased you had a good time and also enjoyed the wine tour & the breakfasts. I do enjoy cooking - so it's great to be able to offer different dishes to our guests - 'the poached eggs &...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 November 2013

We stayed at Havelock House for three night over Labour day weekend when we returned to Havelock North where we lived in 2010/11. We enjoyed the Havlock Suite where there was plenty of room for all 5 of us (three sons 11, 11 and 8).The kids tried out everything -pool, big bath tub, tenniscourt (could do with some cleaning and...

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Thank you for taking the time to post a review - we enjoyed having you to stay - and your boys should be congratulated for being the first in the swimming pool! We agree about the tennis court - it does get better once summer is here and it has a chance to dry out. Pleased to hear everyone enjoyed...

Hollywood, Florida
Reviewed 15 July 2013

My wife and I spent two wonderful nights at the Havelock House May 6th and 7th, 2013. The room was beautiful and the hosts couldn't be more accomodating. The breakfasts were very special. Diana gave us many great ideas of places to visit and things to do while we were there. The Havelock House became our "home away from home"...

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Thank you for your kind comments about your stay with us in May - whatever the time of year there is always a lot to see and do in the Hawke's Bay; we enjoyed meting you both and thanks again for choosing Havelock House for your stay in this part of New Zealand

AUCKLAND
Reviewed 12 May 2013

Outstanding hosts: Diana and Jeff anticipated our needs, and we appreciated the many extra touches to ensure that our stay was memorable. Diana's knowledge of the area was welcome, especially when it came to dining. She even popped over to our table one night to ensure we were enjoying her recommendation! Cycle trail and golf course maps always ready for...

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Thank you for all your kind comments - we really enjoy small groups staying with us for cycling or golf holidays - with 3 ensuite rooms and a combination of single & double beds we can provide for up to 5/6 guests very easily ; we are close to all the cycle ways - and top golf courses - including...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • 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
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • 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
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Havelock North
Price Range: $146 - $256 (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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