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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is by far one of the best places in NZ to stay and relax. Such beautiful gardens, accommodation & people. Every detail was perfect. The attention to detail was impeccable. John (host) is very accommodating and approachable. We will be telling all our friends and will be back as soon as possible. We were gutted we only stayed two...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was a special weekend for us, so were delighted with St Andrews Escape from the time of our arrival. We were warmly greeted by one of the owners John, who showed us all over their garden, our super room, and all the facilities, which are excellent. The breakfasts were delicious and we looked forward to them daily. The property...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quiet and peaceful garden setting for a relaxing escape. Friendly service, great breakfast outside in the garden. Rooms all have their own theme. We stayed in the Pacific room and friends stayed in the retro 1960s room. Spa pool, WiFi. Definitely worth a visit, we will go again.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 2 nights at the beginning of the new year and had a wonderful time. When we arrived I wasn't feeling well but John, our host, was very gracious and accommodating and made every effort to look after us and we loved the personal tour on arrival. The setting is beautiful, the gardens incredible and breakfast, complete with...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely escape we had! Regrettably for only one night but the property, rooms breakfast, lounge area and attention to detail was wonderfully received. The layout was peaceful, a hidden away gem with manicured gardens, walkways, statues and quirky chairs dotted throughout the pathways and around the lake. What a lovely welcome we received from John (host) who was...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at St Andrews Escape for four days over the New Year period of 2016/17 . When we arrived we were met by our host John who took us on a tour of the property and shared some of the history with us. The property is beautiful, with hidden gardens and ponds and plenty of places to just chill...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I cannot begin to describe how perfect this accommodation is. We were absolutely blown away at how neat, manicured and perfect the whole experience was. Not only are the gardens pristine but there is so much attention to detail - really enjoyed a our stay and wished we spent more than the one night. Would highly recommend this to anyone...

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Thank Sean R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended this fabulous place by some friends. And it was really a beautiful bed and breakfast, in a very nice region of New Zealand. The rooms are designed so they all have their own style. We stayed in the pacific room which was an experience by itself. Absolutely stunning! Their garden and the landscape around it makes it...

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Simi Valley, California
Reviewed 26 November 2016

St. Andrews Escape is a wonderful place to stay to relax and enjoy the countryside despite being just a short 5 min drive to the village of Havelock North or town of Hastings. We (my wife and two adult sons) spent three nights at SAE and the experience was first rate. John is a great host and he has kept...

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JohnStAndrew, Owner at St Andrews Escape, responded to this review

What wonderful compliments - thank you! I must agree that a couple of nights in Hawke's Bay is well worth it (where we have plenty to see) and to take some time out here to relax after a day exploring too. It is great to share our lovely garden and I'm so pleased you enjoyed it as much as we...

Reviewed 29 October 2016

My husband and I stayed at St Andrews Escape for two nights and it was amazing. Surrounded by a beautiful orchard and an amazing stream and pond at night you can hear the frogs croaking and in the morning you hear the birds singing. The owner has immaculate attention to detail and no stone is left unturned. It was quiet...

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JohnStAndrew, Owner at St Andrews Escape, responded to this review

Sounds like you had a relaxing time - and that's exactly what we hoped to give you. A great compliment - thank you!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
St Andrews Escape is set in a large country garden embraced by the Karamu Stream. Quality Bed and Breakfast rooms and a large guest lounge surround the courtyard, plus there is a self contained Cottage. Bikes and kayaks available for guest use. We are a short drive from the Art Deco cities of Napier and Hastings and only minutes from charming Havelock North village. ... more   less 

Additional Information about St Andrews Escape

Address: 172 St Andrews Road, Havelock North 4130, New Zealand (Formerly Ngatahi Lodge)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Havelock North
Price Range: $178 - $208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Spend at least two days in paradise to feel totally relaxed”
 of 5 bubbles T6675KOad, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Suggest visit the website for this property and decide on which of the rooms appeals.”
 of 5 bubbles Dorisb6, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Lovely gardens, Private setting, close to wineries/shops/restaurants and a beautiful escape”
 of 5 bubbles sarahm722, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All of the rooms are clean and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles gmw0411, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Better to get small villa which is more private”
 of 5 bubbles arunajithnandana, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
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