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The Verandah

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17 Lighthouse Road Bluff Hill, Napier 4110 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Laundry Service
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Reviewed April 5, 2018

Amazing B and B. Wonderful location with beautiful views. Our room and bathroom could not have been better. All immaculate with everything you could want. Bath and shower and separate loo. Lovely terrace outside our room. The breakfast was delicious and beautifully presented. Gaye and...More

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Response from the-verandah_nz, Owner at The VerandahResponded April 8, 2018

Thank you so much for your happy review, we are really glad you enjoyed your stay here. It is great the house seems open enough for everyone to move about and come and go as they please. Best wishes, we enjoyed meeting and hosting you...More

Reviewed March 12, 2018

This booking came about entirely by chance - but what a find! Set high above Napier the actual verandah of the house has views out acros the Pacific Ocean. Our room was exquisite - perfectly clean and blissfully quiet. The breafasts were works of art...More

Thank Martin W
Response from the-verandah_nz, Owner at The VerandahResponded March 25, 2018

Yes we love to see the sea, the Pacific Ocean and enjoy very much the fresh fruit grown in Hawkes Bay. Thank you for sharing your holiday experience with us. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Best wishes to you.

Reviewed January 25, 2018

Located on the top of Bluff Hill with tremendous views over the Bay, The Verandah is a great B&B. Gaye, Beat and their son Jacob made us very welcome. The breakfast was amazing, particularly Jacob's accomplished piano playing which accompanied the excellent food, beautifully presented....More

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Response from the-verandah_nz, Owner at The VerandahResponded February 5, 2018

Many of our reviewers respond on booking.com so we thank you very much for continuing our reviews here on Trip Advisor. We are enjoying hosting guests again this summer and we are glad you enjoyed your stay here with us at The Verandah. We wish...More

Reviewed April 8, 2017

My wife and I are accomplished travelers from the US. This property, The Verandah, was the best B and B we have enjoyed. Gaye and Beat are great people that genuinely want you to have a good experience. Breakfast was outstanding, sunrise on the verandah...More

Thank Jeff M
Response from the-verandah_nz, Owner at The VerandahResponded January 18, 2018

Thank you for sharing photos and a nice review of your stay. We look forward to another summer in the Hawke’s Bay with many happy guests. Best wishes to you both.

Reviewed March 4, 2017

Beautiful location with stunning views What a lovely property - and really interested to hear the history of the building. After returning from the James Taylor concert enjoyed the most wonderful nights sleep and woke up to the most amazing breakfast. Beautifully presented - the...More

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Response from the-verandah_nz, Owner at The VerandahResponded March 7, 2017

Thank you for your review. It was fun to meet you both and show you our home, where we have renovated and what we love. Best wishes to you and your kitchen.

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Beat and Gaye warmly invite you to share their beautiful 1901 Edwardian Villa on Bluff Hill situated only a short distance from the famous Bluff Hill Lookout and within minutes to down town Napier. Views ...More from the spacious verandah overlook Sturms Gully and out to the Pacific ocean.We invite you to some private and relaxed luxury, in either of the two large queen size bedrooms. The Verandah Room has a private area off the main hall of the house, with separate bathroom and opening out onto the verandah. The Garden Room has an en suite with a view to the garden. Both bedrooms have Sky Television. A shared 24 hour tea and coffee making facility is situated between the two bedrooms and is at your disposal to be enjoyed anywhere anytime. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$140 - US$160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
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Room & Suite (11)
Dining (5)
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"The one with the terrace"
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"Pay extra for room with access to verandah."
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