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Reviewed 5 January 2017

Once again on arrival here I greeted by the lovely Kendall. Also we were greeted with a lovely surprise waiting on the table a Christmas card and box of biscuits. What a beautiful and kind gesture! Just love staying here, Excellent facilities and handy to all amenities. The hospitality is amazing and I have never felt more welcome ever. Keep...

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Kendall H, Owner at Riverbend Family Lodge, responded to this review

Greg and I are so pleased that you feel at home here, and that you can relax and enjoy family time. Until the next time all the best and take care of yourself.

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We loved our few days at Riverbend and will definitely go back! Kendall and Greg are lovely hosts and the accommodation and facilities are perfect. From the pool to the hot tub, to the bbq, the breakfast, the room... awesome 😎

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Kendall H, Owner at Riverbend Family Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback Allanah. Thank you for being such a personable couple, It was a pleasure to have you stay in the B&B. Greg and I enjoyed chatting with you both and look forward to meeting the girls next time you are back in Napier.

Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 December 2016

To the hospitality of the hosts to the cleanliness of the units, this accommodation is pure paradise. It was so lovely to spend such an enjoyable time away with the family here. The pool and spa was great, and the units were well kept and clean. I will forever be staying here anytime I am in Napier and I will...

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Kendall H, Owner at Riverbend Family Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us we are thrilled that you had a great time. Look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 17 April 2016

We arrived late due to a flat tire on our bike trip and were welcomed by the lovely Kendall. When she found out that we didn't have anything with us for breakfast she brought us cereal, juice and fruit for the next morning. Even introduced us to a unique New Zealand fruit, the feijoa, which should be tried at least...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 February 2016

We had 3 families wanting a place to all stay together when I came across Riverbend Family Lodge. It looked to be the perfect place for 6 adults and all kids in tow and it turned out perfectly. With kids ages ranging between 3-7, we had enough space for all yet in a safe environment to let the kids roam...

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 January 2016

We just had a great 3 nights stay here, and were very comfortable in this great setup. The cottage was roomy, and the kitchen had great quality cookware and everything you needed. The pool was really lovely, and the adults enjoyed the spa also! The laundry was completely for our own use, which was a great bonus. The location was...

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Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

We had a great week with our family of five. The kids loved the pool and tramp, while us adults also enjoyed the spa. The units were well set up and the location was central enabling us quick access to Napier city and other parts of the Hawkes Bay. The owners are really friendly and helpful. Will certainly return next...

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Kendall H, Owner at Riverbend Family Lodge, responded to this review

We are so pleased you and the family enjoyed yourselves. You certainly made the most of what Hawkes Bay has to offer which is great to see. The pool is a great way to have family time. All the best for 2016. Thanks for staying see you again.

Reviewed 3 December 2015 via mobile

We had booked two cottages, they were very comfortable and the outdoor heated pool was a big plus!! Greg and Kendall were very friendly and helpful, they made our experience just that little bit "richer"! Our two year old twin boys loved the trampoline outside our cottages. This place is great value for money, and close to the Town centre.

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Kendall H, Owner at Riverbend Family Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. Yes the trampoline is always a real attraction for the young ones and the swimming pool is a great way to relax. We look forward to seeing you and the family again. Greg and Kendall

Wellsford, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 March 2015

What a fabulous place to get away with the family, relax, explore & experience all that Napier offers. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay & if we are ever back in Napier this is where we will rebook. The pool area is a lovely place to relax & is very private due to the small number of other guests. The hosts...

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Kendall H, Owner at Riverbend Family Lodge, responded to this review

We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you all again.

Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 February 2015

Tidy, clean, comfy with all the amenities you need. Forget taking the kitchen sink with you, this place has it all. Lovely long swimming pool right out side the doors of the three cottages and hot tub right next to it. It may seem a little bit away from the city centre, but this only adds to the tranquillity of...

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Kendall H, Owner at Riverbend Family Lodge, responded to this review

The great thing about the location of the cottages is they are central to most activities. A short drive to Havelock North and Hastings, Napier is a 5 min drive . We are glad you enjoyed your stay and made use of the pool, people comment on how nice it is to often have the pool all to themselves. Thank...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Three two bedroom self contained cottages sleeps four queen bed and two singles in second bedroom. Full kitchen and own laundries. Set on the city fringe of Napier country feel close to town.Room for the kids to play. ... more   less 

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Address: 94 Bledisloe Road, Napier, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Number of rooms: 3
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“All rooms are Great”
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