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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Both Jacquie and Ski were more than accomodating during our stay in early February for our wedding. Ski really went out of his way to help where he could, even on his birthday! The grounds and Cottages are gorgeous and it really feels like you are in your own oasis and out of the rat race. I highly recommend Lawn...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WOW! Highly recommend Lawn Cottages in Clive, Hawke's Bay. The bed and linen just luxury. Everything you needed and more plus private and peaceful. Central to some of the amazing vineyards. The owners were very friendly and generous. Even given access to their incredible garden which they grow for their guests! Could not fault this piece of paradise :)

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1Thank AtomEstate
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked out all 3 cottages and had a great weekend stay, the kids where treated to quad bike rides and tractor rides from Sky who is a top man. The cottages where immaculate with fresh fruit, produce, coffee and beautiful flowers!!! The gardens are massive and each cottages is privately set amongst the established gardens. A real find, I...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for an escape and inspiring environment, the lawn cottages offers everything you are looking for. In addition the host Jacquie and Ski are perfect host, they do everything to make your stay as memorable as possible. The garden is amazing and we had two wonderful days. Certainly one of the best places we stayed in NZ!...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We rented both Flax and Magnolia cottages. We were two families with children between 6 to 9. The children love the gardens. We spent the entire Xmas day soaking in the beautiful scenic setting. Hosts Jacquie and Ski were terrific and extremely helpful. The location was central to a lot of places in Hawkes Bay. Highly recommend!

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1Thank 31CH
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 January 2017

We are a family of 4 (kids aged 7 and 5) and we had booked Flax Cottage which is the furthest from the road which is perfect for us as it offered a little bit of extra privacy. We had one queen bed and 2 single beds for the kids.We stayed here for 3 nights. Really nice comfortable 2 bedroom...

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Cheshire uk
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here at Lawn Cottages for two nights, whilst visiting from UK with friends. We were visiting local vineyards, Napier and the Gannets Colony. A good time was had by all. Lawn cottages was nicely furnished , beautiful gardens, friendly owners who shared local knowledge of restaurants, vineyards etc. We enjoyed our stay, although our son was on a...

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Jacquie-and-Ski, Owner at Lawn Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We have taken on board your comments about the extra bed. This is not something we normally do and only provide it in response to a guest request where they would like 5 people in a cottage rather than the 4 it is set up for. I am always clear...

Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 January 2017

We stayed in one of the cottages at the end of December and our family stayed in the cottage next door. The location of the cottages is great - you are close to Havelock North and Napier. The cottages are very well equiped with lots of added extras as well. The hosts Jacquie and Ski are friendly and helpful and...

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Jacquie-and-Ski, Owner at Lawn Cottages, responded to this review

We enjoyed having you stay with us and appreciate you taking the time to write a review. Our grounds often pose a dilemma for our guests as normally they are not expecting an environment that they would love to spend more time in and try to find a way to alter their plans to include some relaxing time here. Hastings...

New Zealand
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We've just had a very comfortable stay at Lawn Cottages in the Hawkes Bay. We were travelling with our in laws and hired two of the cottages. We stayed at the larger Hydrangea cottage and our in laws stayed at Magnolia (which had nice new carpet). We thought the cottages were very comfy and we had everything we needed -...

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Jacquie-and-Ski, Owner at Lawn Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your thorough review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay at Lawn Cottages and we thank you for your appreciation of the extra touches. We do spend a lot of time ensuring our guests have a good experience here, accessing all the Bay has to offer, as well as enjoying all the special things our property provides....

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We stayed at Lawn Cottages for five nights over Christmas. The cottage (Hydrangea) was spacious with two large bedrooms, kitchen facilities and everything we needed. The cottage is in the country surrounded by beautiful well established gardens so there is total privacy from the other cottages. Havelock North, Napier and Hastings are within a 10 minute drive and there are...

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Jacquie-and-Ski, Owner at Lawn Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. Many guests are surprised to find how handy we are to the delights of Hawkes Bay. You are right, we get the best of both worlds - a rural feel but not far from anywhere. I was impressed with your cycling adventures We do look forward to your return here. Jacquie and Ski

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lawn Cottages are 3 stand alone, seperate, private, stylish 2 bedroom self catering, self contained Cottages each nestled privately amongst 3 acres of tranquil park-like grounds of expansive lawns, rose gardens, wonderful mature trees and ponds. Centrally located in East Clive and only a 5-10 min drive to Havelock North Village, Napier, Hastings, Te Awanga, Cape Kidnappers Gannet Colony and the award winning World Renown Cape Kidnappers International Golf Course and many local Wineries (Black Barn, Elephant Hill, Clearview, Craggy Range etc). We are surrounded by wonderful walking tracks, the iconic Tuki Tuki river and fabulous Ocean Beach and Wairmarama are an easy 15 - 20 minute drive away. Each Cottage - Flax, Magnolia and Hydrangea - (Hydrangea being the largest of the 3) has 1 Queen Bedroom and 1 Twin Bedroom, open plan kitchen living with French doors opening to wide verandahs, outdoor seating and BBQ's over looking the gardens. All generously equipped with quality bed linens and towels, breakfast provisions including home made jam or jelly', freshly roasted Hawthorne Coffee, Maldon Salt and cracked pepper etc ......Fresh flowers......Flat screen TV's, SKY TV, DVD, Tivoli Audio System with iPOD Port and Wireless Broadband Internet...... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lawn Cottages

Address: East Clive 527 Lawn Road RD 10 | Hawke’s Bay, Clive 4180, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Clive
Price Range: $276 - $332 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“All cottages completely private”
 of 5 bubbles AtomEstate, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All Cottages have very lovely view, nothing to complain :-)”
 of 5 bubbles mcmasterBALI, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Smaller cottages are perfectly adequate for a short stay - and cheaper!”
  • Fresh flowers from the garden
  • Loads of lovely 'touches' making the cottages homely
 of 5 bubbles rutledgewhite, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All of the three are good.”
 of 5 bubbles wikit0ria, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“any cottage is nice!”
 of 5 bubbles 705annb, 17 May 2016 | Read review
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