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Clive Colonial Cottages

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We have just completed a two night stay here. Everything is top quality no expense has been spared in the building of these cottages. I can only echo what has been said by others. A Really nice peaceful setting, realaxing on the porch with a glass of wine in the evening sun was the perfect end to the day. Sandra...

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sjblake, Owner at Clive Colonial Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your lovely words and review of the cottage. I also think the verandas are just a perfect spot to see the evening sun go down with a glass of wine in hand. We really appreciate guests taking the time to write a review, thanks so much. Hopefully we can welcome you back one day :) Kindest...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We booked 3 nights at the Clive Colonial Cottages during our 2 week trip to New Zealand, and it couldn't have been a more wonderful place to stay while in Hawke's Bay! The cottages were spacious (we stayed in Tui cottage), with just the right amount of space for 2 people. Our favorite part had to be the front porch,...

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sjblake, Owner at Clive Colonial Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks for your fantastic in depth review of the cottages. Its wonderful to hear from guests who have loved their stay with us and enjoyed all that the cottages offer, plus the wonderful Hawkes Bay. So glad that you enjoyed you stay with us. Kindest regards, Sandra

Paris, France
Reviewed 7 November 2016

What a great place. When we arrived, there was fresh eggs in a bowl, fresh bread butter & a variety of jams & spreads. Also included was cereal for breakfast & plenty of milk. The rooms where neat, clean & tidy. The owners were friendly & accommodating Just a lovely quite beautiful setting We will defiantly return when down there...

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sjblake, Owner at Clive Colonial Cottages, responded to this review

Hi John, Many thanks on your kind review of the cottages and glad you enjoyed your stay with us so much that you will return again. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kindest regards, Sandra

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We came to the Hawkes Bay to celebrate a family members 70th birthday. These cottages allowed the out-of-towners to live in close proximity and celebrate properly! We found these buildings to be well-appointed with full amenities. The cottage (well, house) we stayed in had three bedrooms, lounge, deck with BBQ, and a kitchen. Location: outstanding. Really only minutes from all...

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sjblake, Owner at Clive Colonial Cottages, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review of the cottage. We appreciate it when guests take the time to write a review and give us helpful hints. We have included a baking dish in the kitchen, and further issues with the water have meant we now have a new pump and with it better water pressure :) So glad you enjoyed your...

Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 October 2016

A lovely, very clean and comfortable self-contained 2-bedroom cottage in a beautiful, quiet setting (we stayed in Bellbird Cottage for 2 nights). It had everything we needed, as well as some unexpected thoughtful finishing touches eg the complimentary breakfast provisions. Sandra and her mum had thought of everything and were perfect hosts - so welcoming, friendly and very helpful in...

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sjblake, Owner at Clive Colonial Cottages, responded to this review

Hi Diana, Many thanks for your lovely review of the cottage. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you had everything that you needed. Thanks for recommending us :) Kindest regards, Sandra

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Booked the Tui cottage and it's great to be able to say that even though this is probably our 5th visit to Colonial Cottages the owners high standards are still being maintained and the cottages still appear brand new. Everything we have said in past reviews still applies and looking forward to visit no.6

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sjblake, Owner at Clive Colonial Cottages, responded to this review

How wonderful it was to welcome you guys back to the cottages. Thanks for again writing a review and so glad that we have maintained our standards :) We look forward to welcoming you back for stay number 6 :) Kindest regards, Sandra

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay at Clive Colonial Cottages. We were after a quiet, private and well appointed and ideally located place and found just that. Nice room, great shower, bed and cooking facilities to use the nice provisions supplied. Close by to Hastings and Napier and some great wineries - perfect. Sandra (our host) was also very friendly and...

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sjblake, Owner at Clive Colonial Cottages, responded to this review

Hi Jacob, glad to hear that you really enjoyed your stay at the Cottages and that you found what you were looking for. We love being semi rural, get the quiet while not be too far away from all the amenities and attractions of the local area. Thanks for your great review and for recommending us to others. Kindest regards,...

New Zealand
Reviewed 19 August 2016

It is difficult to add anything more to the already glowing reviews of Clive Colonial Cottages. We recently spent 4 nights in Tui cottage and couldn't fault our stay. From the friendly welcome by Sandra, to the comfortable bed, spotless interior and peaceful seclusion, you can't find a better base in Hawkes Bay. The location is ideally positioned between Napier,...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Quiet location. Cottage clean, comfortable with decor crafted for a delightful appearance. Complimentary breakfast for first night a nice touch. Heating good - we were there in winter. Charming surroundings - close to beach for walking, petanque and games room available

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Our son got married recently and we spent five days at Clive Colonial Cottages, before and after the big event. The family group was well catered for with owners Sandra and Neil going the extra mile by organizing a long dining table and additional pots and pans to cater for the group of thirteen. The design, decor and attention to...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Affordable boutique self-catering accommodation in the heart of the Hawkes Bay. Just ten minutes from Napier, Hastings & Havelock North means you are not far away from the many attractions and activities that the region offers. Our three stand-alone cottages were the Top Pick for the Hastings District in the 2010 NZ Lonely Planet guide. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clive Colonial Cottages

Address: 198 School Road, Clive 4102, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Clive
Price Range: $127 - $170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Clive Colonial Cottages 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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