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Bay Guesthouse - Luxury Accommodation Hawke's Bay NZ

A unique, hidden luxury hotel accommodation in Hawke's Bay for 450 NZD per night, close to Havelock North and Napier. The Captain's Cottage house sits on a clifftop in a spectacular five-star hotel spot overlooking Waimarama Beach nearby to Ocean Beach.  One of the best and nicest hotel on the North Island in New Zealand, based on our guest's reviews.


 

Top Location - Oceanfront Boutique Hotel
This Hotel by the sea is close to Havelock North and near Napier

Beach View Captains Cottage Deck - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay
Bird's Eye view from Bay Guesthouse - Small Boutique Hotel Hawkes Bay
Captains Cottage Entrance - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay
Rolling Hills and uninterrupted Ocean View - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay
Best Place to see the Full Moon over the Pacific Ocean - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay
Sunrise seen from Captains Sea View Bedroom - Small Boutique Hotel Hawkes Bay
Panorama Terrace - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay
Outdoor Area next to the Hotel Lounge and the Water Feature - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay
Waimarama Beach and Bare Island - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay
Inviting Ocean View for a Leisure Day - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay

Panorama View

One Maître d'Hôtel - One Private Chef - Max 4 Guests
Private Cottage comes with Hotel Service

Hotel Bay Guesthouse - Hawke's Bay North Island New Zealand
Armando and Marianne - Owner of Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay
Hotel Lounge Hawkes Bay Guesthouse
Lean back and enjoy the open fireplace, a glass of wine and a cheese platter - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay
Glass Atrium Hawkes Bay Guesthouse
Enjoy Afternoon Tea in the sun-flooded Atrium - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay
Special Occasions - When only your moment matters! - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay
Christmas Time - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay
Champagne and Strawberries best enjoyed at the Ocean Front - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay
Topclass French-German tableware transforms every meal into a special event - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay
Weddin Preperation - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay
Kitchen Panorama Table - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay
Breakfast Table with the best Sea View - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay
Love Breakfast Butter Hearts - Little Details make the Difference - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay
Breakfast & Dinner House, Hotel Lounge & Captains Cottage - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay
Chef's Table - Open Kitchen with Pizza Oven
Romantic Candlelight - Unforgettable Moments - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay
Build Family Memories - Boxes of Brio Railway and Lego - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay
Chauffeur - Service - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay

Hotel-Service

Captain's Cottage
Luxury Accommodation in Hawkes Bay

Cosy Captain's Cottage Hawkes Bay New Zealand
Private Deck Area - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay
The Sunrise View next to the Water Feature - Small Boutique Hotel Hawkes Bay
Water Feature and Hotel Lounge - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay
Captains Seaview Bedroom - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay
Awake to the Sunrise in Captains Bedroom - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay
Captains Ensuite with Bath tub- Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay
Ensuite Captains Bedroom - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay
Captains Garden Bedroom - Small Boutique Hotel Hawkes Bay
Garden Bedroom Separate Shower - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay
First Coffee in the Morning in Captains Cottage - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay
Captains Kitchenette
Captains Private Lounge - Bay Guesthousel Hawkes Bay
Captains Seaview Bedroom in the Moonlight - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay

Captain's Cottage

 Get in Touch 

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+64 6 874 66 11
Captains 2 Bedroom House
Price 450 NZD for 2 people
Occupancy Max 4 people (2 Queen Beds)
Minimum Stay 2 Nights
Extra guest NZD 50.00 per night
Breakfast Continental Breakfast included
Cooked Breakfast extra
Dinner Option 3-course Menu for 45 NZD p.p.

Hotel Reviews
for our Boutique Hotel in Hawke's Bay New Zealand

Nicci Simmonds

1 2 3 4 5
6 days ago

Open Fireplace, admiring the ocean and be ...

Open Fireplace, admiring the ocean and be spoilt

We were looking for a place away from everything where we could sit in front of fire, read a book, admire the ocean and be spoilt. And this is exactly what we got. Marianne and Armando are incredibly professional and they did
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W Dissanayake

1 2 3 4 5
11 days ago

Wedding Anniversary with spectacular view

Wedding Anniversary with spectacular view

We spent our wedding anniversary at this beautiful captain's cottage with our two-year-old girl. We were looking for a child friendly place with a nice sea view. From the very first email from Armando and Marianne we realized that
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Bruce Haultain

1 2 3 4 5
15 days ago

Amazing Weekend Stay

Amazing Weekend Stay

My wife and I have just had an amazing weekend stay at Bay Guesthouse. Unable to travel overseas we decided to explore New Zealand further, and what a gem we found. The setting was outstanding, as good as anything we have seen
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Bevan and Bex

1 2 3 4 5
20 days ago

Honeymoon 5 Star Accommodation

Honeymoon 5 Star Accommodation

From the moment we arrived at the bay guest house we were treated like royalty! We were greeted by Armando and Marianne at the door and it was like we were family. They were so welcoming Armando, Marianne and Sabrina are amazing
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Jane Masters

1 2 3 4 5
4 months ago

Post wedding dinner - Sublime experience

Post wedding dinner - Sublime experience

The bride and groom invited their parents to share an evening with them at the Bay Guesthouse, where they were staying, for a post-wedding celebratory dinner. A sublime experience awaited us, one we will treasure for many years to
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Nicky Boulieris

1 2 3 4 5
5 months ago

Looking for an ultimate VIP stay

Looking for an ultimate VIP stay

We are still pinching ourselves that we had the honour and privilege of meeting Armando and Marianne and enjoying their hospitality, their company and beautiful home. Armando and Marianne offer such an amazing stay with style and
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D. Jamieson

1 2 3 4 5
5 months ago

With incredible attention to detail

With incredible attention to detail

We visited Bay Guesthouse with our good friends. The Captains House was perfect for 2 couples. The accommodation is superb with extremely well thought out extras and very high end amenities and furnishings. The place is simply
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Aileen Clark

1 2 3 4 5
5 months ago

Bay Guesthouse sits on a cliff top in a truly ...

Bay Guesthouse sits on a cliff top in a truly spectacular spot

From our very first email contact with our host, Armando, we could not have hoped for a better or more enthusiastic service. He went out of his way to make sure that everything ran smoothly for us, giving us crystal clear
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Wendy Dillon

1 2 3 4 5
5 months ago

Most important People on Earth

Most important People on Earth

Want to be treated like royalty? I highly recommend Bay Guesthouse for just such an experience. My 86 year old mother had not been on holiday for a while due to her mobility so I wanted something which would be memorable and
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David Parfect

1 2 3 4 5
6 months ago

Exceptional Hidden Gem

Exceptional Hidden Gem

Wow! We spent 3 weeks travelling between New Zealand & Sydney with our 5.5-year-old daughter and stayed at over 15 different Guest Houses/Hotels and it's safe to say that by far our favourite was Bay Guesthouse which should not be
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Leslie Lopez

1 2 3 4 5
7 months ago

The best place we've ever stayed in

The best place we've ever stayed in

My partner and I can say with confidence, this place is by far the best place we've ever stayed in. The Bay Guesthouse (Captains Suite) is truly a special place, fitted for luxurious stays and beautiful romantic getaways. From the
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Carl Spruce

1 2 3 4 5
10 months ago

World Class Hospitality & Top coastal Golf

World Class Hospitality & Top coastal Golf

The Bay Guesthouse is a must do/stay location in Hawks Bay NZ. It's close to Napier and all the surrounding wineries and golf courses. The hospitality on offer from Marianne and Armando is world class and the food that is
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Astha Kantroo

1 2 3 4 5
1 year ago

European class, space and style

European class, space and style

What an unreal 4 days we had at the Bay Guesthouse. With the accommodation nestled at the very peak of a magnificent hilltop, you will have your own private 360 degree view of the breathtaking Hawke's Bay from your bedroom window.
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Breakfast Table Buffet
Your morning Five Star Luxury Hotel treat

Breakfast Table with the best Sea View - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay
Breakfast on the Terrace Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay
Marianne's Way of Breakfast Celebration - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay
Gravlax Salmon with Sauce Lidingoe
The Italian Favourite - Parma Ham - Bay Gueshtouse Hawkes Bay
Yoghurt Parfati - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay
The smell of fresh-baked Bread - Small Boutique Hotel Hawkes Bay
Sweet little treats from our Pastry Chef - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay
Marianne's Hawke's Bay Apricot Jam - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay
Holiday memories - Fluffy Pancakes - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay
Classic French Omelette - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay

Breakfast

Have Dinner at your Coast Hotel
No need to drive when you don't feel like

Experience in Havelock North a good variety of different Restaurant choices. Wineries-, Italian-, Mexican-, Greek-Restaurants and more. Or have a casual Dinner evening with your loved ones or your friends in a unique setting served and cooked by Marianne and Armando.

Chef's Table - Open Kitchen with Pizza Oven
Living Kitchen with Pizza Oven - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay
Homemade Gnocchi - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay
Degustini Starter - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay
Gravlax with Sauce Lidingoe - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay
Risotto Piccata - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay
Poularde aux Prunes with German Spaetzli - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay
Dolcini - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay
Strawberry-bavaroise-crown - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay
Chocolate Mousse on Rasperry Coulis - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay
Kitchen Panorama Table - Bay Guesthouse Hawkes Bay

Chef's Table

About us - Your Holiday Hotel
Luxury Accommodation close to Havelock North

Map - Where are

A 20 minutes scenic drive from Havelock North towards Waimarama Beach, past Craggy Range Winery. 

Armando & Marianne

We are Swiss-Italian, Marianne & Armando, qualified hotel managers with one shared passion - spoiling guests.

Check Availability

Luxury 2 bedroom Cottage, for 2 to 4 guests from NZD 450 p.n., including continental breakfast.

NZ Story

A dream and a vision! To build our guest house. A grand design on a hilltop, a learning curve with some challenges.

Swiss Story

Our careers started early in the hotel and tourism industry, and this was for over 27 years our fine dining guest house.

Reviews

It is our ultimate goal to offer experiences with high-level service. Find out what our guests say about us.

Hawke's Bay - What to do
Videos about what to do close to our romantic Hotel

Havelock North Area - Videos

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Havelock North

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Te Mata Peak

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Birdwoods Gallery

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Hastings

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Farmer Markets

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Spash Planet

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Hawkes Bay

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Wine Hawke's Bay

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Bridge Pa Wineries

Napier Area - Videos

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Napier

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Art Deco Tour

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Cycling Trails

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Urban Winery

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Mission Estate ...

Cape Kidnappers Area - Videos

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Gannets Cape ...

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Coastal Wine Cycle

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Hygge Te Awanga

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Clearview Winery

Questions and Answers
Is your Hotel near the Beach and more

Is breakfast included? What about cooked breakfast?

Yes, a generous breakfast table buffet ist included in the house price of 450 NZD for two guests.

Yes, we serve cooked breakfast have a look at our breakfast page.

Additional guests in the Captain's Cottage will be charged extra.

Do you have an Airport in Hawke's Bay and can you pick us up?

Yes, Napier has a modern new Airport with multiple connections a day to Wellington, Auckland and Christchurch.

Yes, we love to pick you up on a cost contribution-based. The scenic route from the Airport to the Coast Hotel is a  40 minutes drive.  Best combined with some detours to see some Highlights of the Bay

Can you recommend a wine tour?

The Winemaker Tour is our favourite. 

Don Bird is a very experienced winemaker born and bred in Hawke's Bay. Don can pick you up at our Boutique Hotel.

Watch the video about the "Hawke's Bay Wine Region" to get an idea why an excellent wine tour needs an entire day. 

Can we walk to the Beach and is it a sand beach?

Yes, but we do not recommend it. It's a half-hour walk through farmland with life stock down to the Waimarama Beach. Walking back up takes double the time and is tiring.

Ocean Beach next door is our favourite. A 10-minute drive. A drive to Waimarama-Beach is 8 minutes and includes a welcome stop for an Ice-Cream.

Yes, it is a lovely sand beach.

Is this accommodation suitable for a family with a baby and a 5-year-old.?

Yes, we do have a second bedroom with a queen bed and we can provide for the baby a porta cot

Family with children are very welcomed.  We do have plenty of entertainments like Lego, Brio Railway, family games and DVD's.

What are the check-in and check-out times? Do you accept prepayments, and how do you handle cancellations?

Possible Check-in is 3 pm.

Standard Check-out is 10 am.

No need for prepayments.

No cancellation fees.

We are very flexible. Talk to us!

Season Highlights
What not to miss around Napier, Havelock North and our Hotel

Hotel Package North Island New Zealand
Deals, Discounts and long stays

Beautiful & Great Voices Music Playlist for you
"Luxury Hotel Hawke's Bay North Island New Zealand"

Music has the power to trigger vivid memories that seem to transport us back in time and space. Flashbacks of places, people and strong emotions come back. We tried to create a wide range of Music Playlists which are joyful and could connect you back to your happy holiday in Hawke's Bay at the coast in our luxury Coast Hotel.

You find a collection of all our boutique music playlist ready in your Holiday Cottage for you to play on your Google Home device which waits for you to be your digital butler.