New Zealand

Hawthorne Country House, Hastings

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Type: Hotel

Grade: Superior

Introduction

Hawthorne Country House's 5 guestrooms are set in an elegant Edwardian homestead found in the centre of 14 acres of farmland.

Found only 6km from Hastings, this establishment offers a peaceful rural setting in which to relax. While in the area, a host of activities are yours to enjoy, including a visit to the gannet colony at Cape Kidnappers, circling the Hawke's Bay Tine Trail and hot air ballooning over this rich countryside, to name just a few.

When time comes to settle in for dinner, guests are spoiled for choice, with 70 dining opportunities within a 5 mile radius. A gastronomic heaven, many restaurants feature classic New Zealand cuisine prepared from seasonal ingredients from the region. And with 14 wineries in the area, every dish will be paired with a marvellous local vintage. The hotel features a daily 'Simple Supper @ Seven', with entrees that change daily, if you fancy eating in, the reception desk can tell you what's cooking. Packed lunches are also available.

All rooms have French doors which lead onto east-facing verandas, the perfect place to catch the early morning sun as it rises to overlook the garden and farmland of the Havelock Hills. All guest rooms are en suites and come with a TV & DVD player, hairdryer and tea & coffee facilities.

Hotel Features:
● 5 guestrooms
● Restaurant, no bar
● Free parking
● Free WiFi