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Maple Valley, Washington
Reviewed 10 February 2017

We had a 2 night stay at McHardy Lodge and wished that we had planned for 2 more. There's plenty to see around Napier and this is THE place to stay. Yvonne spent a lot of time with us, telling us about the area, etc. She recommended and booked a wine tasting/dinner tour for us that was one of the...

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McHardyL, Owner at McHardy Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for such a lovely review - we enjoyed having you to stay and it is always our pleasure to provide advice on the best activities to enjoy in Napier and Hawkes Bay . You are not the first guest to express regret that they had not allowed more time in the area - the wineries and fantastic restaurants,...

West Midlands, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stayed 2 nights on our visit to Napier . Yvonne the owner made us so welcome and helped and advised on anything we needed . Nice pool to relax by and a beautiful breakfast overlooking Hawke's Bay , what else do you need . Lovely bedroom , crisp white sheets and a comfy bed , gorgeous

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McHardyL, Owner at McHardy Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. It was a pleasure having you both to stay at the Lodge and lovely for you to have the chance to relax by the pool in the fantastic Hawkes Bay sunshine. There is so much to see and do in Napier and the wider Hawkes Bay that so...

Miena, Australia
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I spent one fab night at this Lodge. Superb surroundings, excellent beds and overall amazing attention to detail. Breakfast was fresh and delicious. Thank you Yvonne. We will be back!!!

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McHardyL, Owner at McHardy Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write such a lovely review - it was a pleasure having you to stay and I really look forward to welcoming you back some time in the future.

Barwon Heads, Australia
Reviewed 7 January 2017

The owner was unfriendly and it was unclear where guests were welcome to relax. Breakfast was very ordinary. Produce all from supermarket shelves, toast was packet sliced bread. No lovely fresh local produce offered at all. The lodge was cold. Heated towel rails turned off by owner as she entered our room every time we were out. Hot water was...

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McHardyL, Owner at McHardy Lodge, responded to this review

I am so sorry that we did not meet your expectations and that your experience was so different to our other guests. As you have taken the trouble to provide such detailed feedback I will endeavour to respond to each point you raise. From the moment all guests arrive they, as you were, are shown around the entire Lodge and...

California USA
Reviewed 1 December 2016

McHardy Lodge is located at the top of "Hospital Hill" in Napier. We stayed there for three nights. Absolutely gorgeous lodge. Our host, Yvonne, was extremely gracious and friendly. Breakfast is served at a table overlooking the Hawkes Bay. Food was excellent! Yvonne was extremely helpful in providing us information on things to do in the city, wineries to visit,...

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McHardyL, Owner at McHardy Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for these lovely comments - it is such a pleasure to help guests have a wonderful time in Napier and to hear that McHardy Lodge is one of the nicest places you have ever stayed is the greatest compliment. There is so much to see and do during a stay in Napier and we are ideally located for...

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 November 2016

An excellent experience from a perfect accomodation, soul soothing experience, amazing location. The best view , breakfast, room and host. Available sitting and library room , parking and swimming pool.

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McHardyL, Owner at McHardy Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a positive review - it was a pleasure having you to stay at the Lodge and we are very happy that you enjoyed your stay so much.

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Spent 3 lovely nights in this upmarket bed and breakfast type hotel. It is right on the top of Hospital Hill where there are some great views. It has an unusual history as formerly a private house which survived the earthquake and subsequently an obstetric home. My hostess Yvonne was very helpful and her suggestions of things to do were...

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McHardyL, Owner at McHardy Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review - it was a pleasure having you to stay at McHardy Lodge. It was interesting planning some different excursions to meet your needs and so pleased that you enjoyed our suggestions - Lake Tutira and the Bell Bird reserve are beautiful places to visit and great to visit...

London W.8.
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Within easy distance of down-town Napier and just round the corner from the enchanting Botanical Gardens and the Victorian Cemetery, which is full of interesting headstones, we thought the position of McHardy Lodge was excellent. The beds are exceptionally comfortable and all the bedding is first-rate. The pillows are wonderful. We found the bathrooms disappointing, shower head designed for someone...

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McHardyL, Owner at McHardy Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for such a positive review of McHardy Lodge – your compliments on the location, bedding, breakfast and gorgeous Pacific views are much appreciated. I regret that the large and fully equipped en suite bathroom did not quite meet your requirements – our fully adjustable shower head is set at industry standard height for a shower cubicle and the...

Reviewed 16 August 2016

If you are looking for a get away in historical accommodation, extraordinary views of the bay with an attentive host then McHardys in the Hawkes Bay is a must. Its quiet location, beautiful decor and history takes you back in time to period which once was. Loved our stay and look forward to returning

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McHardyL, Owner at McHardy Lodge, responded to this review

It was a pleasure welcoming you to McHardy Lodge as you have such an obvious appreciation of the period features and history attached to the Lodge. We are extremely fortunate to have such a beautiful building in such a lovely location overlooking the Bay and it will be lovely to welcome you back in the not too distant future

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 9 May 2016

The lodge is very beautiful and spacious in a quiet neighborhood close to the centre of Napier with its fine restaurants and art deco buidlings. Our stay was very comfortable and Yvonne was an ideal hostess looking after our every need.

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Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It was a pleasure welcoming you to McHardy Lodge and we were only too happy to assist you in planning your stay with us.

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
5* McHardy Lodge is a beautifully restored 1896 residence situated in a quiet cul de sac on exclusive Napier Hill, close to all the attractions of Art Deco Napier and the wineries, golf and gannet colony of Cape Kidnappers and the award winning dining experiences of Hawkes Bay. The Lodge has a wealth of rich native Kauri timber and antique furnishings. The suites are dressed with fine furnishings and linens, with luxurious beds to sink into and relax. Spacious bathrooms feature claw foot or deep tub baths and large showers, making them the ideal place to relax and unwind. Relaxation is not confined to your suite. After a gourmet breakfast overlooking the Ocean you can lounge around the pool or on one of the extensive verandahs - the views of the blue Pacific Ocean and mountain ranges in the distance will beguile you. Enjoy a game on our full size billiards table in the billiard room, or snuggle up in the library in front of the fire. Whether it is merely a break from life’s pressures, a special holiday, a celebration you want to make so much more special, or you are planning the ideal start to married life together – we will ensure you have an experience you will treasure. ... more   less 

Additional Information about McHardy Lodge

Address: 11 Bracken Street | Hospital Hill, Napier 4110, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Price Range: $337 - $557 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — McHardy Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Quiet location so aspects of room are immaterial”
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“The pictures don't lie - all rooms seem excellent.”
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“every room is unique”
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“All rooms appear to be beautifully furnished. Check on options when booking”
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“All rooms are great.”
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