Te Whare o te Marama


Entire guest house hosted by Meri

  1. 5 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 3 beds
  4. 1 bathroom
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Comfortable stylish detached studio unit that is totally self contained with space to relax after a busy day in the Bay. Situated in Whakatu we are mid way between the two cities 5 min drive to Hastings and 8 min drive to Napier, Havelock north 9 mins drive.
A private contained courtyard to chill-out. Wi-Fi and Sky Tv if a rainy day should catch you out. Hawke's Bay is renowned as being the fruit bowl of New Zealand and I am sure when you visit you will find out why especially during summer

The space
Private studio unit that can cater up to 5 ppl , with a queen size bed in bedroom, ( Sleeps x2), the (lounge/Kitchen) has a double sofa bed, (Sleeps x2) also there is a single fold out bed available sleeps x1.
PARKING: Off street parking
We are adding a simple insulated detached cabin that has x4 built in bunk beds for larger families/groups, this will be situated next to the studio and hope to have this up ready soon. Please inquire should you require more information.

Welcome to drive up the driveway to unload luggage, street/kerbside parking available on outside property.
VISITORS: Please ensure they don't stay long.

The Studio has Television, Sky, Netflix and Wi-fi
The kitchen is fully equipped with Gas hobs, electric oven, microwave, a large fridge for longer stays, toaster, coffee plunger with complimentary coffee, and tea. Has own laundry Super tub, washing machine, iron & ironing board, & dryer situated out on the undercover deck.
Essentials are provided towels (one per person) linen, hairdryer.

We are across the road from a beautiful Awa (river) boasting native plants and a walk or bike/cycle path to Hastings or other direction Napier. We have 4 bikes two adult and 2 children's bikes (oldies) should you wish to take a bike ride during your stay.
Should your stay with us carry you over to a Sunday then our local Farmers Market 3 mins up the road is the best in New Zealand and we are proud to be part of. There is a dairy, and Bakery up the road. Clive is 3 min drive and offers a Bakery, a couple of small Restaurants, Fish & chips take away, also a Chinese Takeaway, Garage, Dairy, Local Hotel/Restaurant has a good menu and reviews, bottle store, and a four square mini market
So come join us and enjoy your stay.

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
HDTV with Netflix
Free washer – In unit
Dryer – In unit
Air conditioning
Private patio or balcony
Luggage drop-off allowed

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Where you’ll be

Whakatu, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand

Cycle path to both Hastings and Napier, a beautiful walk or cycle along our Ngaruroro Awa (river), heritage trail.

Hosted by Meri

  1. Joined in January 2019
  • 78 Reviews
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Kia ora, we are Meri & Chris we have two young son's Jas and Te ama. I (Meri) have two older son's and six grandchildren. My interests are in art, design, old furniture, and creating good food and dance. Chris enjoys music, rugby, soccer, and keeping fit.
Kia ora, we are Meri & Chris we have two young son's Jas and Te ama. I (Meri) have two older son's and six grandchildren. My interests are in art, design, old furniture, and creati…

During your stay

I am available through-out most days. If you require anything at all you can contact me quickly by txting (my mobile number on fridge) or you can come and see me in the main house, I really don't mind.

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  • Language: English
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
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House rules

Check-in: After 13:00
Check out: 10:00
No pets
No parties or events
Smoking is allowed

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Nearby lake, river, other body of water
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

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