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Scotland, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

Stunning house with fascinating history surrounded by beautiful gardens. Coupled with that was the warm and genuine reception you get from the hosts. Can't fault the accommodation for the hosts, comfort, hospitality, quality and all round experience of our short stay there. Thank you.

Thank IainShinto
Vancouver, Canada
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 16 May 2016

We were warmly greeted by Debbie as soon as we drove up to this charming Edwardian House. Debbie offered us warm tea/coffee with a slice of her father's (88 yrs. young) baking, a moist and delicious cake, a recipe handed down from her great grandmother which she graciously offered the recipe when asked. Hands down this was one of the... More 

Thank cando101
Houston, Texas
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29 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2016

This property is not only beautiful, but run impeccably by its owners, Debbie and Paul. The rooms are large and comfortable, the bathrooms modern and well equipped, and the common space is very cozy. Canapés and wine are served every evening by the fire and breakfast is delicious.

Thank Cornello
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 9 April 2016

This extraordinary Edwardian house transported me back to an era of elegance and charm. Debbie and Paul were wonderful hosts,making you feel at home and were always ready to help in any way possible. What a beautiful singer Debbie is ! My stay there was the perfect end to my NZ visit.

Thank sersemple
Kihei, Hawaii
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39 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016

From the moment we arrived and were greeted by Debbie, we knew we were going to love it here! Our only regret was not getting to stay more than one night. Wonderful property, beautiful room and amazing host. If you're going to be in Hastings, make sure you spend your nights here!

Thank Penny P
Castle Rock, Colorado
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33 reviews
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Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed for one night at Hawthorne House on our quick tour of the north island. Debbie greeted us as we drove in and called us by our first names from that point forward. We were shown to our very comfy rooms in this beautifully restored old mansion that had been relocated from Hastings proper some years ago (in pieces!).... More 

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Genève, Suisse
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80 reviews
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Reviewed 16 March 2016

Debbie and Paul we love you! You have been so helpful and generous from booking to departure, you are definitely part of the success of our holiday. Debbie did all the bookings for us: tours, restaurants, golf. At the time I had no idea she was a famous and busy singer. I don’t know when she finds time to do... More 

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Girvan, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 13 March 2016

What a find, I suppose we have to thank Traifinders because they booked it for us. Wish we could have stayed longer. The warmest of welcomes from Debbie & Paul, lovely room they have thought of everything. Beautiful house & garden we sat out for a wee glass of wine and some lovely home made nibbles & interesting conversation. Loved... More 

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Kelvedon, Essex
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37 reviews
21 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

A beautiful house set in its own ground, surrounded by lawns and gardens. Loads of original early 20th C features - yet tastefully modernised. Paul & Debbie provided us with a personal service - suggesting places to visit; booked a winery tour on our behalf; and, reserved a table for us at a local restaurant. Breakfast was excellent. In the... More 

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Port Douglas, Australia
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55 reviews
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Reviewed 25 February 2016

While on a recent trip to the North Island we had the good fortune to spend a couple of nights at Hawthorne House. Our gracious hosts, Debbie and Paul, made our stay a very memorable one. Our room was beautifully decorated, as were all the common areas. Breakfasts were fantastic. We couldn’t recommend Hawthorne House more highly.

Thank MOBrien1907

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hawthorne House is a stunning Edwardian villa located in the heart of Hawke's Bay wine country. With four luxurious en-suite bedrooms, the villa is set in formal and informal gardens and surrounded by pasture with views to the surrounding Hawke's Bay hills. The tranquil rural setting is conveniently located only minutes from Hastings and Havelock North. Wineries and some of New Zealand's best golf courses are less than five minutes from Hawthorne House. We look forward to welcoming you with homemade afternoon tea when you arrive. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hawthorne House

Address: 1420 Railway Road South | Paki Paki, RD11, Hastings, Hastings 4178, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Hastings
Price Range: €208 - €281 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hawthorne House 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Willow Suite: high ceiling, warm towel racks, modern bathroom fixtures, cozy king bed, garden view, furnished private balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles cando101, 16 May 2016 | Read review
“We loved the Birch Room because we had our own separate entrance.”
 of 5 bubbles BplusShirlz, 13 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Beech at the end is very private with its own parking.”
 of 5 bubbles 61JacquieH, 19 Jan 2016 | Read review
“We enjoyed a beautiful room with a little porch and garden view.”
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“All rooms are a delight.”
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