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Mangapapa Hotel

Mangapapa Lodge

Hawke's Bay, New Zealand

Mangapapa Lodge is an historic lodge, that has been refurbished to provide a luxurious and secluded stay in the Hawke’s Bay countryside, and is within a short drive to local vineyards and fine dining restaurants. The property has 12 rooms that are each uniquely shaped and designed to maintain the historical charm, whilst providing modern day comforts.

Whilst staying at the property you can enjoy a high tea with a variety of small sandwiches and pastries, a full cooked breakfast and a three or five course meal. During the day, you can take out one of the complimentary bikes to ride around Hawke's Bay and explore the unique coastline.


An upscale historic boutique property that is uniquely positioned to visit a variety of Hawke’s Bay vineyards and the Art Deco town of Napier.

OUR RATING: First Class

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While staying at Mangapapa Lodge you can choose to stay in one of the six different room types on the property. From the Homestead Suite, that is located in the original historic building, to the more modern Lady Wattie's Suite, which is perfect for those who want a little more room to spread out. Each of the rooms have a double bed with luxurious linens, a large bathroom with a shower or bathtub, a balcony to take in the orchard or garden views and a small sitting area to relax.


Mangapapa Lodge sits on 25 acres of orchards and gardens and is situated minutes from local wineries and the small town of Havelock North and only a 20-minute drive from Napier.

Food and drink

During your stay, you have a full buffet included and à la carte breakfast served daily in the dining room. For an additional cost, you can also enjoy a high tea or dinner seatings, which includes food that features local seasonal ingredients. Alternatively, you can visit the unique bar that offers drinks all day, with an extensive wine list and cellar. 

Facilities and activities

While staying at the property, you will have access to the seasonal solar warmed pool, the tennis court, and spa facilities. Additionally, you can use one of the complimentary bikes to explore Hawke's Bay.

Tour ideas in Hawke's Bay

Our itineraries are there to spark ideas for how you could include a stay at Mangapapa Lodge as part of your trip. Treat them simply as suggestions, because every aspect of the trip we create for you will be yours to define.

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    Alternative places to stay nearby

    Where possible, we like to offer a range of accommodation for each stop of your trip, chosen by our specialists as some of their favorite places to stay. To help you make the right choice, we give each property a rating based on its facilities and service, but we also look for hotels with distinct character or a location that can't be bettered.

    Experiences while staying here

    The following activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences of the area where you're staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident's eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can also suggest outdoor pursuits and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the traditions of the area's inhabitants.

    • Hawke's Bay Wine Tour
      Hawke's Bay winery

      Hawke's Bay Wine Tour

      Hawke's Bay Wine Tour

      This afternoon (half day) wine tour will take you to four of the region's excellent wineries, where you will have the opportunity to taste and purchase some of the wines for which the area is famous.

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