Six stunning B&B experiences in Hawke's Bay

Elegant colonial villas with extensive views, woodland garden homesteads nestled in nature and cosy farm stays await in Food and Wine Country's incredible bed and breakfast properties.

From the Art Deco capital to Central Hawke's Bay, we've rounded up the most coveted bed and breakfast experiences in the region. Get back into nature and try something new, spend your days cruising the Hawke's Bay Trails, and devour all that Food and Wine Country has to offer. 

Start planning your next getaway with our guide to six stunning bed and breakfast properties in Hawke's Bay!

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Cobden Garden Ahuriri room ensuite on Bluff Hill, Napier.

Cobden Garden

Cobden Garden is the perfect bed and breakfast retreat in Napier. Offering a warm welcome and generous hospitality in an elegant colonial villa. Traditionally decorated but with modern facilities to provide for your every comfort. Located high on Bluff Hill with extensive views, Cobden Garden is just a 12-minute walk or 3-minute drive from the heart of the Art Deco capital - Napier City.

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Ashcott Homestead in Central Hawke's Bay.

Ashcott Gardens Homestead

Nestled in the heart of Central Hawke's Bay, Ashcott Homestead has stood for 160 years as a grand reminder of the prosperity of this fascinating region. Positioned on ten beautiful acres from the original 20,000-acre estate, the home and gardens retain their significant place in New Zealand history and invite the traveller to relax and take in the delights of the surrounding countryside.

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Redcliffe Homestead in Taradale, Napier.

Redcliffe Homestead

Redcliffe Homestead offers luxury bed and breakfast accommodation in a renovated 1880s villa, formerly the original sheep station homestead. The villa today, with its large garden, is adjacent to a small commercial kiwifruit orchard. Halfway between Napier and Hastings, the homestead is ideally located for visiting wineries from Esk Valley to Te Awanga and the fabulous Gimblett Gravels. 



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Gwavas Garden & Homestead in Central Hawke's Bay.

Gwavas Garden & Homestead

Gwavas Garden & Homestead is a family-owned property set amongst 20 acres of woodland garden in rural Hawke's Bay. Enjoy a casual walk through stunning native bush, and a fabulous lunch made by the lovely and talented host Phil. Take a tour through the homestead including all the historical stories finishing the day with a tranquil meander through the gardens.

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Ludlow Farmstay Bed and Breakfast in Central Hawke's Bay.

Ludlow Farmstay Bed & Breakfast

Ludlow Farmstay offers you cosy bed and breakfast accommodation, situated in private surroundings on a 660-hectare farm. Enjoy freshly grown farm produce, such as peas, sweetcorn, and squash pumpkins straight from the paddock (seasonal) and watch the harvesting of grain crops (summer only). Other crops grown are seed crops including Hemp, producing their own Kanapu Hemp Oil and Hemp Flakes (dehulled seeds). Be welcomed on arrival by Ellymae our Jack Russell Terrier and there is a swimming pool and tennis court available for guests' use.


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Syringa House in Havelock North.

Syringa House

Relax in one of two new elegant apartments, set in a large private garden, in Havelock North. Syringa House was architect designed and build-out of heart rimu in the 1950s. Since then the house has been extensively renovated; restoring and preserving some original features while modernising and extending the space. Spend your days cruising the Hawke's Bay Trails by bike (complimentary bikes available from accommodation) and languish your evenings away in the hot tub or by the outdoor firepit.