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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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1Thank Sue N
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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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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...

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1Thank Jane T
Napier, New Zealand
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...

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1Thank sues602016
Auckland, New Zealand
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...

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1Thank stephennz2016
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...

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1Thank Rach2610
Tauranga, New Zealand
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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1Thank kiwianne2016
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Best place to stay in Gisborne, amazing value for money. Lovely old house loaded with character. Barry and Roz extremely hospitable hosts, very welcoming. Barry cooks huge and extremely tasty breakfasts, you don't need to have lunch they are that filling. Also great location, near CBD but also close to the beachs and riverside. Would definitely stay here again in...

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1Thank Adrian D
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Excellent place to stay in Gisborne, very generous host who provided a banquet for breakfast and delivered me to the airport, very comfortable rooms, walking distance to town with offer of a bike which suited me.

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Lovely old house with tonnes of character,very welcoming host,Barry can cook up an amazing breakfast,dinner and dessert, room was comfortable tidy and clean,location is in easy walking distance to main shops a great plus Lots of local knowledge on hand and i was lucky enough to have Barry show me around local surf spots including some of his favorites,also kindly...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Additional Information about Surf City Lodge

Address: 139 Rutene Road, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Gisborne Region > Gisborne
Price Range: ₹ 7,264 - ₹ 8,442 (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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“Stay for breakfast, it is so worth it!”
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“Outside unit is very private”
 of 5 bubbles sues602016, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
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 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
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