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“Great cottage in a very pleasant winery”

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Craggy Range Vineyard Cottages and Lodge
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Reviewed 28 May 2012

Family of four (kids 5 and 8) stayed in the Cellar Master's cottage in April 2012 (this is one of the two cottages on site). We really liked the cottage - although the appearance is functional from the outside, it is spotlessly clean, fitted out to a very high standard with new fabrics and high quality furniture, and well laid out inside. Each bedroom is a good size and has its own huge wardrobe and private bathroom; there's a large entrance hall with a kind of laundry room/area behind some doors; and a pleasant kitchen / dining area with adequate cooking facilities (a hob, kettle and microwave, but no oven or dishwasher); and finally a sitting room with a stereo, satellite TV box, and a large and new flat screen TV and DVD player.

Overall the impression is that no expense has been spared in equipping this cottage for guests, and it was an extremely comfortable place to stay. If you want to do a lot of cooking you might miss an oven or dishwasher, but why would you want to stay here and not eat in the Terroir restaurant on site? (We did twice - excellent food - and they said they would deliver food to our cottage if we'd asked).

Finally the location is stunning, behind Te Mata peak and close to Havelock North and all the other wineries of the area. It's perfect for groups of adults or older families. The only advice I would have if travelling with small children (like we were) is to be aware that there isn't a huge amount of outside space to run around in near to the cottage (you don't want them playing in the vines!) and there isn't anything particularly for the kids to do there (ie no pool or playground equipment). Not a problem at all if you go out for the day and return at bedtime, but I wouldn't plan on staying around the cottage during the day if you have little ones in tow.

  • Stayed: April 2012, travelled with family
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Reviewed 7 March 2012

When we arrived here, we could not believe we would actually be staying at such an amazing place! The location is stunning - vineyards and mountain range, and the accommodation was simply superb. Two lounges, log burner, washing machine and tumble dryer! Staff very helpful and we were also taken on a personal tour of the vineyard. The only small quibble would be the continental breakfast supplied to the cottage - not very good but, to be honest, the rest of the place blew us away!

  • Stayed: January 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 4 February 2012

On first look a Black Tin Hut ! but a very smart Hut !!.
This property on the beautifully presented and run Craggy Range Estate
is nicely laid out and well equipped. 2 Decent size bedrooms with their
own ensuites. Neat Kitchen and Breakfast essentiels supplied. Washing machine
also included,
Comfortable Lounge/Diner with the usual TV /players & Black boxes.
The Craggy Range Restaurant is superb.

  • Stayed: December 2011, travelled with friends
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Thank Douglas W
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Reviewed 13 February 2016
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  • Stayed: February 2016, travelled as a couple
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Thank DrClaesJ
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Additional Information about Craggy Range Vineyard Cottages and Lodge

Address: 253 Waimarama Road, Havelock North 4294, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Havelock North
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 11 Speciality Lodging in Havelock North
Price Range: £208 - £1,270 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Craggy Range Vineyard Cottages and Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Nestled amongst the vines at Giants Winery, with views of Te Mata Peak, Craggy Range Vineyard Cottages are the perfect place to relax and unwind. Simple, yet contemporary in design, three of the luxury cottages boast 2 bedrooms, each with it's own en-suite bathroom. The fourth cottage has one bedroom and a bathroom that features a separate freestanding bath tub and shower. All of the cottages have well-appointed kitchenette and living areas, all with a free standing wood burner to keep you warm amongst the vines on cooler nights. Complimentary continental breakfast provisions are supplied in the cottages for you to enjoy at your leisure. With the award winning Terroir restaurant and Cellar Door just metres away and extensive grounds to explore there is almost no reason to leave. ... more   less 
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