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The Villa Studio

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The Villa Studio

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great location95% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean18 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.

A lovely queen sized studio, with ensuite, fridge and tea/coffee making facilities near Gisborne city centre and Ballance Street Village. Restaurants and shops in the village are a 5 minute stroll away. City centre restaurants and shopping are all 3 minutes drive away or a flat 20 minute walk. Simple, continental breakfast provided of yoghurt, muesli and fresh fruit. Suitable for couples, solo adventurers and business travelers. We look forward to welcoming you to beautiful Gisborne.


Wireless Internet
Free parking on premises

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed

House Rules

Not safe or suitable for children (2-12 years)
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is 5PM - 8PM
Check out by 10AM


Flat path to front door


31 Reviews

Elizabeth User Profile
March 2018
We had a lovely couple of nights in Maureen’s studio. It was everything we hoped for - clean, well presented, an easy walk to nearby shops, slightly longer (but still only about 20 mins!) into the main town. Maureen gave us some great local tips and even lent us her boogie board …
June User Profile
July 2018
What a great weekend and most of it was down to how welcomed and comfortable we felt - all of which was down to Maureen’s great hospitality. So many ideas of things to do, places to go, so easy going and relaxed. The room is immaculate with so many great thoughtful small touches …
Celine User Profile
July 2018
Fantastic stay! Amazing sleep out, loved it!
Caitlin User Profile
April 2018
Maureen’s studio was lovely! So beautiful, peaceful and great location. Maureen was a great host and lovely to chat to! She also left us breakfast which was such a nice touch! Would definitely recommend staying here as it’s excellent value for money!
Carol User Profile
April 2018
Maureen's studio is a lovely cottage, tucked in behind her house. It is private and quiet. The bed is amazingly comfortable and the shower is fantastic. I enjoyed my long weekend there.
Susan User Profile
April 2018
Maureen is an outstanding host. Friendly and kind!The room was beautiful with everything I needed and more. Maureen went out of her way to ensure I had a great stay. I was in Gisborne for work. She leant me her bike and when the weather turned, she gave me lifts in her car! Absol…
Maureen User Profile
Response from Maureen:
It was lovely having you to stay.
April 2018
Kate User Profile
April 2018
You will have a great time staying with Maureen, apart from the beautiful little studio she has created, she is a very interesting person, I loved my stay with her.

Hosted by Maureen

Gisborne, New ZealandJoined in January 2014
Maureen User Profile
65 Reviews
Maureen is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I'm a well travelled teacher, working in special education, who enjoys meeting people from both New Zealand and other countries. I am interested in furniture upcycling, biking and enjoying all that this region has to offer. I am new to Gisborne and I look forward to exploring the…
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