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Birchington
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had space, comfort, luxury and the friendliest host you could wish. What a 'find'! Nothing was too much trouble and the surroundings and views from the deck were just wonderful. The bed was comfortable, the lounge area for the sole use of guests was spacious and well appointed, with refreshments topped up regularly. Wish we could have stayed longer...

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Evert v, Owner at Seaview Lodge, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your time here. Yes, our large upstairs deck is a wonderful place to sit with a wine in hand and watch the sea in one direction or views over the city in the other! We are spoiled! Best wishes to you both, Catherine

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our 3 week trip around the North Island included some great accommodation in fantastic locations but none better than our only B&B- Seaview Lodge. Our ensuite room was spacious and very comfortable with a lovely view over the beach and Napier. Over a delicious breakfast Catherine, our host, would give options for places to see, restaurants and vineyards not to...

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Evert v, Owner at Seaview Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review ..... and for your lovely comments! I guess that is the difference between a B and B and other accommodation types - I love to give that personal service and care and add that 'extra' to the whole Hawkes Bay experience. I really enjoyed having you both here and hope...

Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Travelled down to Napier from Auckland, via Rotorua, arriving at this bed & breakfast, tired. This was immediately forgotten on realising that we had booked in to probably, the best B&B in Napier! The rooms were delightful, spacious, comfortable with a balcony overlooking the bay and the town. Catherine is a perfect host and the girls made good use of...

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Evert v, Owner at Seaview Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review - so glad the girls could make use of our large breakfast room and get in some dance practice! The joy of the beautiful wooden floor and piano! Yes, it is a shame you couldn't stay longer - next time 2 or 3 nights! Regards, Catherine

Reviewed 13 October 2016

As two couples we had the upstairs area to use. The large deck offered great views over Hawkes Bay. Woke up to a great sunrise. Our rooms were very large, comfortable and clean. Catherine provided with relevant information regarding dining and was there to help when required. Catherine's "B and B" ticks all the boxes. Easy stroll down steps to...

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Evert v, Owner at Seaview Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a review and for your kind words. Yes, there is something extra special about a Hawkes Bay sun rise! Great to meet you all. Regards, Catherine

New Zealand
Reviewed 28 August 2016

After much searching on the internet we settled on Seaview Lodge and we couldn't have been happier. Catherine, the hostess, was so accommodating and had thought of everything. Imagine our delight when we arrived home at night to the warmth of a beautiful fire roaring away. We had the upstairs space to ourselves and felt thoroughly spoilt with the space...

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Evert v, Owner at Seaview Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review and your wonderful comments. That is exactly why I do what I do! I love to try and enhance every guest's stay at Seaview and help make their time in the wonderful Hawkes Bay even better! I look forward to seeing you both again the future. All the...

Port Angeles, Washington
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Catherine was a wonderful hostess, who made our stay very comfortable. We enjoyed the spaciousness and quiet of our room and freedom to move about and enjoy our own living room. The view was amazing. Catherine makes fabulous Croissants, too!! Would highly recommend.

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Evert v, Owner at Seaview Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. Yes, even though we are so close to town, due to the elevation of the house, it is peaceful - apart from hearing those waves roll in of course! Glad you enjoyed the croissants too. Regards Catherine

Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 February 2016

We stayed with Catherine at Seaview Lodge as part of an OZ/NZ tour.The Lodge is not easy to find but well worth considering if you`re in Napier.It`s just across a (quiet) road from the esplanade and lovely configuration of heated pools,open 7am-20pm and very cheap.Catherine genuinely likes people and enjoys being hospitable in the best traditions of looking after weary...

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Evert v, Owner at Seaview Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Yes, we are blessed with our location - pools across the road, ocean behind and only a three minute walk to town! I was happy to do a load of complimentary washing for you and great too that you could have that lunch time check out on the last day...

Sri Lanka
Reviewed 16 February 2016

We could only stay one night on a road trip through North Island but would have liked to have stayed longer. Catherine is a great host who has the knack of knowing just how much time to spend with her guests and how much to leave them to their own devices. Fabulous house with antique furniture,lovely comfortable room, great view...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

Fantastic property with lovely period furnishings, situated just up from the sea front. On the front is a good set of outdoor pools so it was imperative to have a swim before breakfast. The host was super friendly, breakfast wonderful. We were the only guests at the time and had all the top floor to ourselves, so felt very luxurious...

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Evert v, Owner at Seaview Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. Always good to hear when guests not only enjoy Seaview Lodge but Napier as well. Yes, we are very lucky to have that wonderful outdoor pool complex down the stairs and across the road with the ocean behind - a winning combination! Best, Catherine

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

Perched on the hill this historic hotel has the most marvellous view of the Bay. We had a wonderful stay at this bed and breakfast. Our host was great. The house dates from the turn of two centuries ago. The rooms are well appointed. All the Xmas lights were in the pine trees and we had an excelent meal at...

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Evert v, Owner at Seaview Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review Richard, great to meet you all and so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Seaview and our wonderful view! The Christmas lights you mention in the Norfolk pines across the road from us are now all year round which is lovely. Always helpful too when guests recommend a restaurant, thank you....

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
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Additional Information about Seaview Lodge

Address: 5 Seaview Terrace | Marine Parade, Napier 4110, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
Seaview Hotel Napier
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“Accommodation excellent, no need to choose a particular room”
 of 5 bubbles carolf991, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Both rooms are large and have views.”
 of 5 bubbles Fair23, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Pick room with separate bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles 530lindsayp, 21 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Either of the two bedrooms has great views out over the ocean, so you can't really go wrong.”
 of 5 bubbles mase_00_7, 6 Oct 2015 | Read review
“we loved the large room at the front even though the delightful private bathroom isn't en suite”
 of 5 bubbles CLPRtravel, 30 Mar 2014 | Read review
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