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Sans Souci, Australia
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked 2 nights in Tui Cottage and could have stayed longer. Sandra greeted us with a warm smile that never seems to leave, she was very friendly and welcoming even though we arrived an hour earlier than the check-in time. We were pleasantly surprised at the quality of our cottage and the fantastic gardens the 3 cottages sit in.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Charming cottages. Very comfortable. Great location. Friendly owners. Close to the water, and close to many wineries. Convenient location. A great place for quiet and peace. Lovely gardens to walk around. Good TV and Internet service. Had free washer/dryer. Nice bathroom and bed. Stayed three nights there on a 2-week NZ trip. Wish every place was like this.

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Thank Paul M
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just completed a two night stay here. Everything is top quality no expense has been spared in the building of these cottages. I can only echo what has been said by others. A Really nice peaceful setting, realaxing on the porch with a glass of wine in the evening sun was the perfect end to the day. Sandra... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked 3 nights at the Clive Colonial Cottages during our 2 week trip to New Zealand, and it couldn't have been a more wonderful place to stay while in Hawke's Bay! The cottages were spacious (we stayed in Tui cottage), with just the right amount of space for 2 people. Our favorite part had to be the front porch,... More 

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Thank Citygirl7314
Paris, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great place. When we arrived, there was fresh eggs in a bowl, fresh bread butter & a variety of jams & spreads. Also included was cereal for breakfast & plenty of milk. The rooms where neat, clean & tidy. The owners were friendly & accommodating Just a lovely quite beautiful setting We will defiantly return when down there... More 

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Thank John T
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came to the Hawkes Bay to celebrate a family members 70th birthday. These cottages allowed the out-of-towners to live in close proximity and celebrate properly! We found these buildings to be well-appointed with full amenities. The cottage (well, house) we stayed in had three bedrooms, lounge, deck with BBQ, and a kitchen. Location: outstanding. Really only minutes from all... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

A lovely, very clean and comfortable self-contained 2-bedroom cottage in a beautiful, quiet setting (we stayed in Bellbird Cottage for 2 nights). It had everything we needed, as well as some unexpected thoughtful finishing touches eg the complimentary breakfast provisions. Sandra and her mum had thought of everything and were perfect hosts - so welcoming, friendly and very helpful in... More 

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Thank Diana K
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

Booked the Tui cottage and it's great to be able to say that even though this is probably our 5th visit to Colonial Cottages the owners high standards are still being maintained and the cottages still appear brand new. Everything we have said in past reviews still applies and looking forward to visit no.6

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Thank Eaglehaven
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay at Clive Colonial Cottages. We were after a quiet, private and well appointed and ideally located place and found just that. Nice room, great shower, bed and cooking facilities to use the nice provisions supplied. Close by to Hastings and Napier and some great wineries - perfect. Sandra (our host) was also very friendly and... More 

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Thank Jacob M
New Zealand
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Reviewed 20 August 2016

It is difficult to add anything more to the already glowing reviews of Clive Colonial Cottages. We recently spent 4 nights in Tui cottage and couldn't fault our stay. From the friendly welcome by Sandra, to the comfortable bed, spotless interior and peaceful seclusion, you can't find a better base in Hawkes Bay. The location is ideally positioned between Napier,... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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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
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Clive
Price Range: RM482 - RM764 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Clive Colonial Cottages 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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“All 3 cottages are perfect”
 of 5 bubbles 940suek940, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There are only 3 cottages, two are the same size for 2 people, and a third one is a bit larger.”
 of 5 bubbles Citygirl7314, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All equally great”
 of 5 bubbles Eaglehaven, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Tui Cottage for morning sun.”
 of 5 bubbles ChrisW251, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“With only three cottages it doesn`t matter which one you are allocated they are all great.”
 of 5 bubbles GRA-J, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
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