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Napier, New Zealand
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Have stayed here multiple times and will do every time i come back to gisborne. Barry and Roz make it a pleasure to come here. It's cheaper than any motel and it's just like a home away from home. The breakfast is better than any breakfast I've had staying away. Barry cooks a restaurant style big kiwi breakfast that always... More 

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La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is such a great place to stay, Barry and Ros are such wonderful hosts, make you feel welcome and their company is heartfelt. Had a great time some years ago and aiming to go back in December. His Cooking is better than master chef...his breakfast are awesome...I've come all the way from Switzerland just to see them and enjoy... More 

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Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We loved staying here. Our fantastic hosts Barry and Ros made us feel right at home and Barry cooked some amazing breakfasts that left us so full we didn't need any lunch. Each day's breakfast is different so make sure you stay more than one day. We stayed in the outside unit while our friends took the rooms upstairs. Very... More 

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3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

Great place to stay, Barry and Ros are fantastic hosts. I stayed in the unit out the back which was extremely comfortable, clean with an en-suite. Also, the breakfasts are outstanding and large! I would strongly recommend staying here if your in Gisborne.

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1 Thank Sue N
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

This is a great B&B, handy for the city and in a spacious, historic home. The full cooked breakfast is a highlight and Barry is very welcoming and friendly. The neighbourhood has plenty of mature trees so the views from the windows are lovely.

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Thank Sheana W
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Plenty of room to spread out and relax in this beautiful old house, and breakfast to rival top hotel offerings... Loved the comfy bed and character house. And the breakfast made to match our exact tastes, from piping hot flat white to sizzling fresh whitebait fritters. The huge Kowhai tree in full bloom viewed from the bedroom window was a... More 

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Napier, New Zealand
1 review
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Reviewed 23 September 2016

Consistently good, and perfect after a days work in Gisborne city Barry and Roz are excellent hosts who gave out of their way to make . you feel welcome. If you are lucky enough to also be cooked for, it is a treat to sit down at the table and enjoy a wonderful dinner. Breakfast is a challenge - as... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

Hard to imagine a better B&B experience really. Barry was someone I could have a real conversation with, and useful information was exchanged! He produced a great breakfast too, catering to my vegetarian needs. My room was excellent, with a more comfortable bed than my own, which is saying something. An amazing old house, and everything very clean. Definitely the... More 

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1 Thank stephennz2016
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Barry and Ros are the epitome of excellent hosts. My room was spotless and comfortable, the food was absolutely superb, and Barry happily goes above and beyond to ensure guests have a great experience of Gisborne. The excellent service started with a free airport transfer service - very handy for me as I hadn't planned to hire a car. Barry... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Hosts Barry and Ros gave me a very warm welcome i.e.loaned spare slippers and shared their big lounge TV so I could watch the All Blacks annihilate Argentina with them. Breakfasts were amazing and the charm and history of the house helped make this a happy restful stay. Highly recommend the lodge to any prospective guest.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Surf City Lodge

Address: 139 Rutene Road, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Gisborne Region > Gisborne
Price Range: ₹ 7,660 - ₹ 8,207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Surf City Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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“all good rooms”
 of 5 bubbles M7004LBdavidf, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Outside unit is very private”
 of 5 bubbles sues602016, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Its all good!!”
 of 5 bubbles Sophie666, 11 Mar 2016 | Read review
“We chose the cabin room which has a private bathroom and fridge.”
 of 5 bubbles EleanorB264, 12 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Room at the top of the flight of stairs was fabulous as was the beautiful red bathroom. I enjoyed soaking in the old fashioned bathtub.”
 of 5 bubbles bossnana13, 17 Dec 2015 | Read review
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