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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to stay. We stayed there in March 2014 and had a lovely time It is close to Craggy Range vineyard where we were attending their annual event. Bed very comfy and rooms lovely and clean. Breakfast was beautiful and served with a friendly smile. Hope to stay there again next year.

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Reviewed 3 April 2016

Rosemarie and Phil are the perfect hosts, friendly and welcoming. Our room was lovely with very comfortable bed and great attention to detail. We look forward to returning to explore more of nearby Havelock North and Hawkes Bay.

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Barrington, Illinois
Reviewed 24 February 2016

As you pull off the road, wind your way along the drive and spot this lovely country house, you know you are for a treat. Our room on the second floor was beautifully furnished and wonderfully airy and spacious. Adjoining it was a delightful sun porch. Rose Marie's breakfast room is sunny and bright, the table attractively appointed and the...

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Philip E, Owner at Willow Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Barbara We are so pleased you enjoyed your time at Willow Lodge , you guys sure looked as if you were having a great holiday . i hope the rest of your trip goes aswell and you can have those happy memories of the time you spent in New Zealand to take back to the states with you ....

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 24 February 2016

This gorgeous house offers huge rooms and bathrooms, high ceilings, creative decor and a quiet retreat from busting Napier, especially during Art Deco weekend! It is in s rural setting, hosts Rosemarie and Phil are lovely and helpful, and breakfasts were made to order. If you like history, you'll enjoy learning about how Willow Lodge came to be in its...

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Philip E, Owner at Willow Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Alexis and Clark We really enjoyed hosting you guys , we love sharing this house with all its interesting history with our guests . We hope the rest of your holiday goes well and thankyou for your kind comments , A holiday with fond memories is something to be treasured it stays with us forever . Kind regards Phil...

Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 4 nights with Rosemarie & Phil in their 2 bed apartment. Detached from the main house it is superbly laid out and equipped. Super comfy beds, extremely spacious lounge & kitchen area. It has everything including a superb setting in the countryside. Less than 10 mins drive into Havelock North and very handy for trips to the many...

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Hastings, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Rose and Phil were very friendly without being intrusive. Havelock North has more than it's fair share of good cafes and restaurants, and ocean beach about 20mins drive is great. A beautiful house, comfortable, large rooms and a great breakfast, thanks.

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Philip E, Owner at Willow Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks guys for you compliments hope to see you again regards Phil and Roe

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 January 2016

My husband and I (and friends of ours) have just stayed at Willow Lodge and would thoroughly recommend a stay here. Phil and Rosemary were warm and welcoming. Nothing was too much trouble. The bed was seriously comfortable and probably the best nights sleep I have had since my two year old was born! The breakfast was substantial with hot...

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Philip E, Owner at Willow Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Suzie Glad you guys enjoyed your stay and pleased you had that special nights sleep , a lot of people have invested in a tempur since staying with us , long time since ours were two but know the feeling , good luck for the future . Hope to see you again . Regards Phil and Roe

Isle of Man
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Had a really pleasant couple of nights here with Phil & Rosemarie - plenty of great conversation with amusing stories about their many life experiences. It's a lovely old wooden house, finished to a very high spec with an open fire and the breakfast was super. The lodge is situated in wondrous countryside a short drive from Havelock North or...

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Philip E, Owner at Willow Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Garry Sorry for slow reply we really have been rushed off and only just havinga day off , hope the rest of your trip went well . Hope all is well in the Isle of Man give our regards to Mr Goobay if you see him . Regards Phil and Roe

Nantes, France
Reviewed 7 December 2015

The willow lodge is probably the best place in bed and breakfast of my life. The house is very nice, with a lot of beautiful decorations. The presence of deers is just amazing. Rosemarie and philip are really helpfull. The location is perfect for discovering the hawke's bay and his wineries. I recommend this b&b for sure.

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Philip E, Owner at Willow Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks Jean glad you enjoyed your stay look forward to seeing you again . Regards Phil and Roe

Reviewed 3 December 2015

I highly recommend this place : the room was really comfortable, in this nice house and I was welcomed by such a sweet couple who make sure you will have all you need. The place is well located, close to Hastings and at 5 min drive to Havelock North : perfect for visiting Hawkes Bay. Phil and Rosemarie : Thank...

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Philip E, Owner at Willow Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Thibault Thanks fo your kind comments , we enjoyed your company also and not all guests who jump on the John Deere although i know for many of us ride ons are something we enjoy . look forward to seeing you again in March . Regards Phil and Roe

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Willow Lodge is situated 5 minutes from Havelock North village centre, 10 minutes Hastings, 20 minutes Napier. Beautiful historic villa, once the home of Aunt Daisy, renowned NZ radio broadcaster and cookbook writer, park-like gardens in 7 acres. Comfortable rooms in a warm family home. Safe off road cycling Havelock North to Napier. Easy access to wide range of walks, local facilities, inc golf, sports, swimming complexes, wineries, restaurants and cafes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Willow Lodge

Address: Crystall Rd, Havelock North 4172, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Havelock North
Price Range: RM414 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Our ensuite room had a great shower and a small lounge, beautiful country views.”
 of 5 bubbles Beamishnatalie, 2 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All rooms we saw wee wonderful. First floor room has an outdoor porch, room above it has a lovely sunroom.”
 of 5 bubbles AlexisB740, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Marvelous hosts”
 of 5 bubbles 566thibautk, 2 Dec 2015 | Read review
“We booked the upstairs room with sun room off and our friends occupied the downstairs room. Both were equally gorgeous.”
 of 5 bubbles CynthiaGreenbush, 13 Nov 2013 | Read review
“Upstairs corner room with ensuite and separate small room for child.”
 of 5 bubbles TheSoundsRetreat, 27 Jan 2013 | Read review
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