Colenso Cottage, heritage listed, luxurious Boutique Accommodation on Napier Hill, Hawkes Bay. The original home of the great explorer and missionary, William Colenso, now renovated to a high standard for your indulgence and comfort. Colenso Cottage is set in a fantastic location with stunning views just outside the front door. A romantic, relaxing retreat within a short walk of town.
We have great long-term stay rates, for couples visiting family from overseas. The cottage is in an upmarket safe, quiet residential area 5 minutes walk to town, restaurants, cafes, supermarkets and bus depot. Please enquire for rates.
Colenso Cottage, Napier Hill is a superior self contained historic property that boasts a magnificent master bedroom, complete with an ultra comfy king size bed, flat screen Smart television with Sky, beautiful linen and cosy blankets.
A beautiful dark leather studded sofa compliment the tastefully decorated open plan living area and fully equipped kitchen. Smart tv with Sky and Wifi are there for your comfort and convenience.
Sit back and relax on one of the native wooden sun-loungers in the private sunny courtyard or enjoy breakfast on the wrought iron table and chairs as you take in the views over Te Mata Peak through to the Kaweka ranges.
We are happy to arrange a breakfast basket for you if requested at an additional cost.
Katie welcomes you to come and experience this special piece of New Zealand’s history. A detailed account of William Colenso's place in Hawkes Bays' history is there for your perusal.
“He built a cottage now known as Colenso Cottage in 1862 to accommodate him while his home was being built next door”.
William Colenso (7 November 1811 – 10 February 1899)
* Priced from $180 - $285 per night depending on seasonality andamp;
length of stay.
* Breakfast basket can be arranged at an additional charge of $50.00.
* Weddings please enquire.
Terms of Trade: Bookings are confirmed on receipt of a 50% deposit which is non-refundable. For special deals please mention on application. Special deals apply to the lowest priced night and do not include Public holidays .
Extras: Cleaning (included); Linen (included);