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Mission B & B on the Avenue

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 13 July 2013

This was an outstanding experience and the highlight of our supposed fishing trip to the North Island!!!! Robert and Wendy are incredible hosts and the hospitality was more than generous. Great location for visiting vineyards, exploring the wonderful countryside and Napier itself. It is very hard to add to the previous reviews, as it has pretty much already been said!!...

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r s, Owner at Mission B & B on the Avenue, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review of your stay with us last year. It was our pleasure hosting you. Posting your experience on this forum really helps us as a small family business, and we very much appreciate your taking time to do so. May we extend the welcome mat for a repeat visit? warm regards, and hope to see...

wakefield
Reviewed 22 April 2013

My wife and I stayed at the Mission B and B for 2 nights whilst on a 6 week trip to New Zealand. We were there in early April. Although the B and B is out of town, it is only a short trip by car into Napier, and a short walk to Mission winery- the oldest in NZ. We...

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r s, Owner at Mission B & B on the Avenue, responded to this review

Our appreciation for taking time to review your recent stay with us at Mission B&B on the Avenue, Napier's premier wine themed B&B, 140 Avenue Road (Mission end). Happy you enjoyed 'FIVEsies' ! We love to showcase our region's great wines and foods AND welcome the new guests in an informal setting (al fresco on the deck!.) Located so close...

Australia
Reviewed 7 April 2013

The rooms are perfectly reasonable, the location is convenient for several of the hawke's bay wineries but there are two real reasons to stay here: Robert and Wendy. They couldn't do enough for us, from fabulous breakfasts to booking restaurants and massages to taking us to pick up fish and chips for our dinner. A must do is "fivesies": a...

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r s, Owner at Mission B & B on the Avenue, responded to this review

Wendy & I appreciate the kind sentiments and thank you for taking time to review your stay with us. Our pleasure having such a gracious couple 'in home'. You certainly did a LOT in 3 days! Wines, fine dining, tours & cycling just a few of the activities on offer. The fivesies were particularly good as was the al fresco...

San Francisco, California, United States
Reviewed 1 April 2013

Robert and Wendy were great hosts! They made us (and particularly our 5 year old daughter) feel totally welcome. If your expectations of a B&B are the following you are in the right place: - Beds = Very comfortable - Breakfast = Different and great each day...not just toast and coffee...but a lovingly prepared full-breakfast - Clean = The place...

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r s, Owner at Mission B & B on the Avenue, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words & taking time to review your recent visit with us at Mission B&B on the Avenue, Napier's premier wine themed B&B. It was a pleasure hosting such a great family. Appreciate the comments on our food, as we take it seriously round here. Sourcing locally & FRESH is what we do. All breakfasts feature...

Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 March 2013

What gracious hosts are the husband and wife team of Robert Simon and Wendy! They received a friend/colleague and I into their lovely home as if we were family. We were overwhelmed by their kindness and enjoyed much pampering! Do not miss "fivesies", a time of laughter and great conversation with delicious cheeses, nibbles and "degustation" of the best wines...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 March 2013

What can I add to the most recent reviews which rather say it all?! I told Robert Simon and Wendy that, in our extensive travels, their B & B was the best we'd ever stayed at. It was stepped up from the last place to receive that accolade (an amazing place in Napa Valley, California, that I booked because it...

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r s, Owner at Mission B & B on the Avenue, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Mission B&B on the Avenue last month. What a great pleasure it was meeting such a lovely couple. Really pleased you were able to enjoy this 'rest' time in beautiful Napier. And extend the visit by another day! The 1 day cricket was a F U N time for...

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 March 2013

We stayed with Robert and Wendy, who are the most friendly and delightful couple who run this B+B about a 15 minute drive outside of downtown Napier. 'Fivesies' are served everyday (wine and cheese at 5pm!). I felt like I was staying at a cozy auntie and uncle's house. The guests are a bit older - ie. 40s and up,...

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r s, Owner at Mission B & B on the Avenue, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review of your stay with us last month. Loved the take on the 5 sies!. We welcome new guests with drinks & nibbles on the deck, & all our guests seem to enjoy meeting the new arrivals. It's been great. CBD Napier& Port Ahurihi Napier are only 6 minutes drive if one takes the quick...

Los Angeles
Reviewed 26 February 2013

I stayed at the Mission B&B with my boyfriend last year. We spent 2 nights here, and were very wowed. As other people mentioned the happy hour and breakfast under the pergola in their backyard was spectacular - and we are foodies, so thats saying something!! Since we were not looking for nightlife, the early to bed early to rise...

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r s, Owner at Mission B & B on the Avenue, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely comments on our property. So enjoyed your recent visit, and pleased we were able to secure reservations on your behalf for the region's best winery restaurant: Mission Estate. They DO look after us! Our his & hers bicycles have been really popular with our guests. New pathways across the Taipo stream from us offer safe...

Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 February 2013

Six of us stayed here in February. Simon and Wendy are fabulous hosts. The B&B was clean and a very well equiped with lots of little extras, they have thought of everything. Breakfasts where amazing starting with fresh fruit platter, homemade museli (which Wendy gave us the recipe for) as well as homemade jams and peanut butter. Simon cooked us...

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Dundas Ontario
Reviewed 17 February 2013

We stayed at this B&B for two nights. Our hosts, Robert and Wendy, were most welcoming. It was much like being at home. They served excellent wine and nibblies (which include fantastic cheeses, fruits, crackers and olives) every evening. We were offered a variety of breakfasts. The beds and linens were of the best quality. Both Robert and Wendy were...

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r s, Owner at Mission B & B on the Avenue, responded to this review

Thanks for the lovely review of your recent visit with us. GREAT to have a family reunion with us. Pleased the BBQ & decking facilities were put to good use. So enjoyed your company & can't wait for the return! Happy travels & warm regards, RS & W , *Mission B&B on the Avenue, Napier's premier wine themed B&B, *Freecall...

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* Welcome to NAPIER, New Zealand's ART DECO CITY * Bed & delicious home catered breakfast. * Owner / hosts on site for a very special level of service: Robert Simon, foodie & wine tour guide & Wendy: design artist, eldercare specialist & 4th generation Napierite. * Luxury home in dress circle Mission Quarter of Napier City is 250m to gates of country's oldest winery, Mission Estate (1851), an easy walk to fine dining 7 days a week lunch & dinner. * Boutique 3 unit accommodation in quiet private & secluded family home. * #1 Napier & HB region B&B.... 2013 - present on Trip Advisor: Certificate of Excellence & Hall of Fame award recipient. * FREE WiFi. * FREE offstreet parking. * FREE laundry on site. * Free his n hers bike loan. * NO STEPS! Comfort & Style on one level for easy access & welcome to guests of all ages. * ENSUITE or Private bath: a no share policy. * LOW ALLERGEN smoke & pet free home: spacious garden property, mature native trees & birds. * Taipo Stream flows to the rear. Views to Sugarloaf Peak. Vineyards 250m along the domain with new pathways for cyclists & walkers. * Ride the NAPIER TRAIL: 42km circuit from our door round our beautiful city. Safety & Comfort! * ENJOY our complimentary 'his & hers' bikes. * AL FRESCO wine & dine: Enjoy a regional wine on our expansive decking. * Learn about our amazing terroir & world class wines from resident guide & host, Robert Simon. * FRESH & seasonal local products are featured at breakfast: served outdoors when possible. * ALL breakfasts feature FRESH fruit salad, squeezed in house juice, 'real' coffee & leaf teas. * HD cinema lounge SKY tv / NetFlix. * piano, large BluRay library complimentary * 24/7 tea/coffee station. * Full size fridge, microwave, BBQ & crockery for limited light meal prep. * FREE WiFi in all guest areas. * FREE Inbound calls to our FREEphone. * In House licensed passenger service offers exclusive & personal tours in NEW luxury 12+ pax coach. * Make your visit to the Art Deco world's Capital very special. * Independent & distinctly NAPIER: * Welcome to MISSION B&B on the AVENUE in the Mission Quarter, 140 Avenue Road (Mission end) Napier 4112. * Reservation Options: Book your Mission B&B on the Avenue reservations with confidence DIRECTLY from owner/ operator & always with the best discount and special offers by quoting this Trip Advisor link. ... more   less 

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Address: 140 Avenue Road | (Mission end), Napier 4112, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Price Range: $96 - $249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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