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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had a wonderful degustation dinner on Thursday night.The service amazing as was the food.Definitely the best meal we have had in HB for a long time.It was fabulous to meet up with the chef.Norka went out of her way to make...More

Thank Leigh W
Response from Mangapapa, Manager at Mangapapa HotelResponded March 8, 2018

Wow thank you for your awesome review Leigh! ''The best meal ....in HB for long time" this means the world to Chef Norka and her team. Keep spreading the word about Hawke's Bay best kept secret! The five course dinner is definitely an extra special...More

Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

We had a beautiful stay at this hotel. The room was extremely comfortable and luxurious with a terrace overlooking the grazing sheep. The service was impeccable and the restaurant at the hotel, fantastic. There is a new chef from Chile who is creating memorable and...More

Thank Georgiarab
Response from Mangapapa, Manager at Mangapapa HotelResponded March 8, 2018

Dear Georgia, Thank you for your kind words, it is a pleasure for all the team to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to offer all the components of a great stay - great service, great food and wine, great...More

Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights while on a bike riding trip. The gardens were splendid.The decor beautiful. The staff was very friendly and the food was what we’ve come to expect in New Zealand. Had a massage and would highly recommend it, but you do have...More

Thank Rholscher
Response from Mangapapa, Manager at Mangapapa HotelResponded March 8, 2018

Thank you Rholscher for your recommendation of our hotel and spa sanctuary services! It really is a great place to relax with a spa treatment and booking in advance is a good plan so you don't miss out. Great to see you liked our newly...More

Reviewed February 14, 2018

Staying at the Mangapapa feels like staying at someone's wonderful country home. Of course, it was once the home of Sir James and Lady Wattie. The grounds are beautiful. Produce grown here is used in the meals created by their very talented chef. All the...More

Thank JBCabot
Response from Mangapapa, Manager at Mangapapa HotelResponded March 8, 2018

Dear JB Cabot, Yes I complete agree, the homestead is like one big grand home away from home, for everyone. So pleased to see you enjoyed our service, food and ambiance of the hotel. The hotel really is a special place in Hawke's Bay and...More

Reviewed January 25, 2018

We spent 2 days at Mangapapa recently and opted for the degustation menu one evening. The food was amazing and the attention to detail was without question. The chef is Chilean and every course she prepared was delicious. Our waiter selected different wines for each...More

Thank katharineseymour
Response from Mangapapa, Manager at Mangapapa HotelResponded March 8, 2018

Dear Katharine, Thank you for your wonderful review. Great to see you enjoyed your stay with us and especially our fantastic food and wine selection. The team love to hear you felt they did a good job, so thank you for taking the time to...More

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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Non-Smoking Hotel
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hot Tub
Tennis Court
Outdoor pool
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US$209 - US$339 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
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Price range
US$209 - US$339 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"Stay at least two nights to fully enjoy the Inn"
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"Choose your room by price/ space you desire/need. All are lovely."
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"Lady Wattie suites with private decks are lovely."
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"The Macron room has the most beautiful Great Gatsby wallpaper"
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