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The Lodge

By | August 13, 2015

On the 4th September Dan & Kate settle on The Lodge.  Kate has been busy getting new carpet, curtains and colours organised.  It is going to look AMAZING!!!  Save the date for the Open Day on... Read more

2014 Finalist!

By | September 30, 2014

We were pleased and proud to be recognised as a Finalist in the Hawkes Bay Tourism Award for Accommodation in 2014.  Watch this space in 2015!... Read more

Qualmark 5 Star Rating

By | November 27, 2013

We have been so proud of our 4+ Star Rating (Excellent) as assessed by Qualmark for the last 3 years but we have now just been assessed as 5 Star!!!!  How did that happen???  Not a bad accolade... Read more

# 1 on TripAdvisor for Specialty Lodges in Havelock North

By | November 27, 2013

Wow, we thank each and every one of our special guests who have taken the time to write a review about their stay with us.  We are now # 1 and our challenge is to stay there………... Read more

St Georges Restaurant

By | August 18, 2013

For you serious Food Lovers, keep the 6th September free for a 6 course dinner at St Georges Restaurant.  Andrew Brown from The George Hotel in Chch will be joining Francky Godinho to tickle your... Read more

New Swimming Pool by next summer!!

By | August 3, 2013

We are building a new 15 x 4 metre swimming pool to accommodate the extra guests we will have with the new cottages.   It will have toddler’s paddling area off  to one side and will be great... Read more

Our Donkey has arrived – now a competition to name him!

By | July 14, 2013

The competition is now on to name our new Donkey.  He is 10 years old and came with the name Daniel but as we have a son called Daniel we feel he needs something a little unique.  The competition... Read more

TripAdvisor Excellence Award 2013

By | July 3, 2013

We are so encouraged to have won the TripAdvisor Excellence Award again this year, to follow on from the Excellence Award we won last year.  A special “Thank You” to so many of our... Read more

Two new 2 bedroom cottages to be built!!

By | June 12, 2013

We have finally got the Resource Consent necessary to build two new 2 bedroom cottages.  This will enable us to accommodate up to 24 guests in the Cottages and up to 4 guests in the Bed &... Read more

Yes or No to a donkey at the Cottages

By | April 26, 2013

Di would love to add a donkey or two to the beautiful array of petting animals at the Cottages but John isn’t so keen as he believes they will keep the guests awake at night with it’s... Read more