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Wellington, New Zealand
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

On this, my 4th visit, I was travelling with a friend, and we had the twin room with private bathroom. Once again Margaret and John went the extra mile to make us comfortable. This time we had the time to explore the extensive and private garden, where one can sit and relax with a good book or simply soak in... More 

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John H, Owner at Nest Haven Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

HI Janet760: Thank you so much for your company (both of you) again and your great review. Yes, the gardens were springing into spring when you visited.. now they are even better. As you know, Margaret entered and received a 3rd prize in the Napier garden competition last year. We are both very pleased with the way our clients love... More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2016

This was my 3rd visit to this wonderful B&B. This time I was in the twin room, with a very comfortable bed, and use of the private bathroom, which is spacious and spotless. Maggie and John are superb hosts who go out of their way to ensure that their guests feel at home.

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Johnboy12321, Owner at Nest Haven Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Janet760: Thank you for your great review. I am pleased to see you as a returning client and also very pleased to receive another great review. We are very pleased that everything was to your expectations and you enjoyed your stay. We boast that we like it to be 'home away from home' and we are glad that it... More 

Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 10 March 2016

we stayed in Nest Haven B&B on October 2015- a wonderful, friendly, comfortable place with excellent and knowledgeable hosts Maggie and John, we also went on the Napier conducted by John, this was also first rate and informative. A real gem of NZ.

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Johnboy12321, Owner at Nest Haven Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi elizslade: Thank you for taking the time to write your great review. We are very pleased to hear the accommodation and Napier tour were both pleasing. A lovely review.. thank you - John and Margaret More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2016

John and Maggie are the perfect hosts-- so willing to help us find our way around and so knowledgeable about Napier's fascinating history. Even The trip back to the airport was punctuated with more historical stops-- really interesting! We had two brilliant nights at Nest Haven. The location close to some of the great vineyards was fabulous. We had a... More 

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Dargaville, New Zealand
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37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2015

Stayed here in 2011 and came back 2015, the welcome was just as good. Comfortable friendly some good chats and laughs too. Superb place to stay and hopefully some good friends as well. Nothing is a problem John can and does help with all info if needed and the tours are brilliant when you are unsure of the area. Maggie... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

I made a return visit to this B&B in June 2015. The fact that it was a return visit speaks for itself! My room was spotless, beautifully furnished, and very comfortable. The ensuite was also spotless, and the large shower enclosure is luxurious. I particularly appreciated being met at the Napier bus station, which makes the fact that Taradale isn't... More 

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Johnboy12321, Owner at Nest Haven Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Janet760: Thank you for your great review. We certainly don't mind collecting our clients from the bus station or airport as part of our service. I do appreciate your lovely room comments also, we try very hard to make our clients stay a great stay in all aspects of their visit. Thank you for choosing Nest Have B&B again... More 

Camberley, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2015

Stayed at Nest Haven for two nights in March. John and Margaret are very welcoming hosts and John even phoned us in the UK beforehand to discuss our booking. Lovely clean and comfortable rooms and excellent breakfasts. We were made to feel at home from the moment we arrived and after we returned from our evening meal we were welcomed... More 

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Johnboy12321, Owner at Nest Haven Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi FandME: Thank you for your great review. I am glad you found us as your home away from home. We always treat our clients as we would like to be treated ourselves and sharing coffee, our time, and our home is just the norm for us. We are pleased you enjoyed your wine tour with Hawkes Bay Scenic Tours... More 

Wetherby, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2015

Maggie and John are friendly and informative hosts. Right from the first enquiry John was helpful and rang us in the UK to chat when we confirmed our booking. He then sent us lots of suggestions for things to do on South Island before we came to Napier. We received a warm and friendly welcome and then learned all about... More 

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Johnboy12321, Owner at Nest Haven Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi wetherby_traveller: Thank you for your fantastic review of our B & B. Yes, we do try hard to make your holiday complete. We offer the assistance that we would like offered if we were doing the travelling. You came a long way to see our area, so why miss out ? We are more than happy to assist our... More 

Toowoomba Qld
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51 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2015

From the phone call before we left home to the arrival afternoon tea, the very comfortable room and the beautiful home and garden, what more could you need or ask for. John and Margaret are very good hosts and the added benefit of their wine tour isn't to be missed.

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Johnboy12321, Owner at Nest Haven Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi AnnkToowoombaQld: Thank you for your great feedback, it really is appreciated. Yes, we always say, this is home away from home, and we are glad this is how it came across to you both. We like to assist our clients to get the very best from their stay by offering advice where we can. I am so glad you... More 

London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2014

Great hosts, nice room and conveniently within walking distance to Church Road and Mission wineries. I would recommend tagging along for their wineries tour which is great value. Also great cycling tracks nearby so you can cycle into Napier town in about 25 minutes. Good value stay and tour for the area. One thing to note though is that it's... More 

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Johnboy12321, Owner at Nest Haven Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Daphne Y: Thank you for taking the time to post your great review. Yes, we are very close and within walking distance to restaurants, wineries etc. as you now know. We are glad you enjoyed the wine tour with Hawkes Bay Scenic Tours and gained enjoyment from the use of the bicycle while you were here. I do recall... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy a Quiet, Restful, peaceful nights sleep in the quiet location of Nest Haven. We offer two modern rooms, with new bathroom and en-suite. Set in a Cul-de-sac, just a 3-minute walk to a shopping center and Art Deco buildings. Mission Estate and Church Road Wineries are also within walking distance. We really are situated at the center of it all. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nest Haven Bed and Breakfast

Address: 2 Neeve Place | Taradale, Napier 4112, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Price Range: £45 - £62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“rooms are sunny with a lovely view to the garden”
 of 5 bubbles elizslade, 10 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Only 2 rooms in this B and B and both delightful”
 of 5 bubbles 707CJB, 2 Mar 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are comfortable. The garden is also very relaxing for a drink or two!”
 of 5 bubbles pearlNorthampton, 2 Nov 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in the Queen Room with en-suite which was quite nice. Our friends stayed in the King Room with private bathroom (across the hall). Either room is excellent. Just loved the sheep skin throws by the bedside.”
 of 5 bubbles Lexa339, 12 Apr 2014 | Read review
“Both rooms excellent but preferred the en-suite.”
 of 5 bubbles Permatan, 10 Jan 2014 | Read review
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