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  • Excellent89%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“the main house”(5 reviews)
“place to stay”(11 reviews)
“comfy bed”(6 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 8 June 2018

I've stayed at Surf City Lodge every time of been to Gisborne over the last six years. Barry & Roz are great hosts and Barry the chef primo. My stay this week again was the highlight of my working trip away. No hesitation at all...More

1  Thank notsayin
Reviewed 27 May 2018

The villa is beautiful and warm. Barry and Rose are very welcoming hosts and gave me a lot of advices. Of course the breakfast is big and fantastic~Also, they gave me heater and blanket to keep me warm during very cold winter! Thanks guys. Would...More

1  Thank Jess5211
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Barry and Ros are fantastic hosts who made us feel very welcome. It was our wedding anniversary and they made us feel very special. This was my first time at a B&B. I'm somewhat introverted and had always been put off by the idea of...More

1  Thank John H
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Stayed one night only out of two. It was a catalogue of extremely poor service starting when my wife asked for more hangers for clothes. The owner was extremely rude. We did not stay the second night as it was so bad, the en-suite is...More

2  Thank FRANCIS D
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Barry and Ros are friendly welcoming hosts. The room was beautifully clean and had all the amenities I needed for my 3 night stay. The breakfasts Barry cooked were amazing and so delicious. The rate was so minimal and the accommodation and food was so...More

2  Thank Julie S
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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US$111 - US$166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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New Zealand > North Island > Gisborne Region > Gisborne
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"Beware the en-suite is a caravan in the garden with a very poor electrical supply"
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"the ensuite room out the back was perfect for one person with funny hours so no one else would be disturbed"
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"Great location to town"
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"Stay for breakfast, it is so worth it!"
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