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Paso Robles, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Exquisite B&B high above town in the most desirable neighborhood of Bluff Hill. Lovely antiques, beautiful views, elegance and warmth....the hosts Raya and Philip make you feel right at home. And what a spectacular delicious breakfast they cook up!!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely house and large excellently appointed room with the latest technology. Rayma and Phillpe our hosts, made us feel very welcome and entertained us with drinks on the beautiful deck, the view from which was idealic. We had a pleasant walk into Napier in the evening and enjoyed a delicious meal.

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Gloucester
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Let's say I was having a very bad day when I arrived at Cobden BnB but Rayma and Phillip were so lovely and really made me feel welcome. The property is stunning with a country garden feel and sea views especially from the lovely sun lounge upstairs. My room was modern, spotless and very comfortable. Breakfast was yummy. I can't...

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Maidstone
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We only had one night here but would have loved to stay longer. Rayma and Philiip were great hosts and we loved our evening of canapés and wine on the verandah, watching the birds and admiring their garden. We had a very comfortable large room with a huge bathroom/whirlpool bath and two basins. We had the use of an upstairs...

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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 November 2016

A two night stay in a rather dated but pleasant home. Very dark wall paper throughout was a little off-putting but the hosts were very welcoming and invited each of their guests to drinks each evening on their garden porch....very acceptable.

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rajNapier, Owner at Cobden Garden Homestay, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We appreciate you taking the time to write this. We are very sorry that our decorating tastes don't align with yours. Our home is an 1870's villa and we have tried to give a bit of a Victorian feel to specific parts of the house. As far as having very dark wallpaper throughout. Yes -...

Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 November 2016

We stayed here for 2 nights. Rayma and Phillip were lovely hosts. From the canapés and wine on the veranda, watching the birds, to the complimentary decanter of port that was in our room on our return from our evening meal , they went the extra mile to ensure we were comfortable. The house is cosy and oldie fashioned in...

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Richardson, Texas
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

I've stayed at lots of B&Bs and this one was by far the nicest ever because the couple who own and run it were simply the best hosts ever. They quickly spotted a problem in our itinerary later in the week and set about solving the issue themselves. They then helped arrange two tours the following day, one the Art...

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Reviewed 2 November 2016

Lovely home, delightful couple Rayma and Phillip, not to mention Ronnie, and stunning flower gardens all around....views of both be the bay and the nature were amazing. The hospitality was divine and the breakfasts delightful......a place I would come back to stay longer. Thank you both!

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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

What a superb "home away from home!" Rayma and Phillip did everything and more to help us enjoy these 2 nights and 3 days in Napier. From the comfortable rooms, delicious breakfasts, evening wines and nibblies, suggestion, reservation, and calling for our cab for dinner, to their enjoyable personalities, the list of amenities is endless! Thank you for a memorable...

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rajNapier, Owner at Cobden Garden Homestay, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time during your holiday to write about us. We really appreciate you sharing your experiences with the TA community. It is great you found your experience so enjoyable and that you found everything to your liking. Wishing you all the best for the rest of your New Zealand holiday and hopefully you will get back...

Dunstable, Bedfordshire, England
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This purports to be a bed and breakfast, but is more in the boutique hotel category. The owners were incredibly hospitable, including inviting us to join them on their garden terrace in the evening for wine and an amazing asparagus quiche. Our room was amazingly comfortable, with every possibly amenity catered for. Quality of toiletries, accessories, right down to the...

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rajNapier, Owner at Cobden Garden Homestay, responded to this review

A great start to this season's reviews! Thank you so much for such an amazing write up. We are so pleased you found your stay with us so enjoyable and that our facilities were appreciated. We do try to spoil our guests and make their stay as memorable as possible. At this time of the year fresh locally grown asparagus...

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Rayma and Phillip invite you to their colonial, Bluff Hill villa, approximately 12 minutes walk from the city. Enjoy a spacious, en-suite bedroom, generously appointed and furnished with king/twin beds, television and DVD. Relax in a guest lounge, on the veranda or in the extensive garden or check your emails using our free wifi or the guest computer. Enjoy complimentary pre-dinner local wine and hors-d'oeuvres and a generous breakfast. Unobtrusive cats in residence. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cobden Garden Homestay

Address: 1 Cobden Crescent | Bluff Hill, Napier 4110, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Price Range: $199 - $301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Cobden Garden Homestay 4.5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“Ask for the room with view of the bay... its the largest and and has a wonderful bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles joellecliff, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Our room with the whirlpool bath was very large and comfortable. There was a small room for our cases.”
 of 5 bubbles 167nickw, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Positioned at the top of a steep hill which needs a car/taxi for access.”
 of 5 bubbles 956alan, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are great”
  • We enjoyed our decanter of port!
 of 5 bubbles moxxy-girl, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We would recommend the Ahuriri room but have no experience of others being offered.”
 of 5 bubbles RogerD177, 19 May 2016 | Read review
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