Te Whare o te Marama

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Entire guesthouse hosted by Meri

4 guests, 1 bedroom, 4 beds, 1 bath
Entire home
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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 with a queen size bed in bedroom, ( Sleeps x2), the common room (lounge/Kitchen) has a double sofa bed, (Sleeps x2) there is a single fold out bed available should there be an extra guest. There is a portable cot available on request at time of booking.
PARKING: Street parking
Can drive up the driveway to unload luggage, and street/kerbside parking available on outside property.
VISITORS: Please ensure they don't stay long.
CLEANING & SANITIZING
The Studio cleaning is carried out sanitising high-touch surfaces, including
all the doorknobs,

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.
If your stay with us carries you over to a Sunday then our local Farmers Market 3 mins up the road is one of the best in New Zealand that we are proud to be part of. Our small community dairy makes the best sausages rolls in the world. The old fire station has been turned into a bakery and is a hop, skip & jump from the dairy. Clive is 3 min drive up the road heading towards Napier and offers a Bakery , Restaurant, Garage, Dairy, Local Hotel/Restaurant, and bottle store, also a four square mini market
So come join us and enjoy your stay.

What this place offers

Kitchen
Wifi
Free street parking
HDTV with Netflix
Washer
Dryer – In unit
Air conditioning
Patio or balcony
Backyard
Luggage drop-off allowed

Accessibility

Getting inside

Well-lit path to entrance
Step-free path to the outdoor entrance

Bedroom

Wide entrance

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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

Joined in January 2019
  • 65 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.

Meri is a Superhost

Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
  • Language: English
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 1:00 p.m.
Checkout: 10:00 a.m.
No pets
No parties or events
Smoking is allowed

Health & safety

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Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Nearby lake, river, other body of water
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy

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