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4 Clifford Street, Gisborne 4010 New Zealand
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#1 of 14 B&Bs / Inns in Gisborne
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A perfect place to spend time exploring gisborne and surrounds or taking a break and relaxing in luxurious surroundings.​Cedar House is a two-storeyed, Edwardian mansion originally built in 1909 for the prominent Muir family of Gisborne. Her colourful history includes periods of use as a private school for girls, an exclusive hotel and restaurant, before being transformed into Gisborne's leading bed and breakfast inn.Located within walking distance to restaurants, harbour, museum, galleries and the stunning beach, this historic character home provides an atmosphere for leisure travellers as well as providing corporate groups with quiet surroundings to stimulate those creative minds. With 5 rooms Cedar House has a range of accommodation options to suit​ featuring elegant décor and superb 5-star facilities. Private bathrooms provide a hair dryer, a spa/jetted tub and a shower.
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Free parking
Street parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Bicycles available
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
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Air conditioning
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Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
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Cheyenne wrote a review Sep 2020
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We fell in love with this house, we wanted to pack it up and take with us. We arrived to a beautiful sunny warm room with an amazing en-suite. We had a really great experience and this was complemented with the fun we had with the other guests at breakfast time. The host was fantastic and made us feel so welcome. 5 star stay from us with the best sleep ever. Thanks Jane.
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Room Tip: West side en-suite room over looking the pool we recommend.
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Michelle S wrote a review Jul 2020
Wellington, New Zealand2,714 contributions284 helpful votes
This lovely, character place promised much, and yet still managed to exceed our expectations. The location is excellent - you can walk in to the downtown area easily, and yet the area is residential, quiet and relaxed. The house oozes character and charm. Our room was large, beautifully appointed with lots of natural light and a pleasant outlook. It was a great space for working in too, with a table and chair at the right height. We chose a room with a bath, which was perfect in the middle of winter. The bed was very comfortable, there was a couch in the bay window and a heat pump. The small guests’ kitchen down the hall offered pod coffee, quality teas, and there were some sweet treats left out for us. There is a pleasant upstairs balcony where we sat out with a cup of tea. Lots of nice touches - water by the bed, beer and wine in the kitchen, the very best of toiletries in the en-suite bathroom. Off street parking and great hosts. Highly recommended.
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
WendyMcEntegart wrote a review Jun 2020
Auckland Central, New Zealand22 contributions4 helpful votes
We stayed at this upmarket b& b for two night. The hosts were friendly knowledgeable and very welcoming. Our room was beautiful and the bathroom exceptional. The breakfast was simple but delicious. On top of this there were little touches that exceeded expectations and will draw guests back again and again. Such as chocolates on the bedside table. A guest kitchenette with complimentary homemade biscuits nespresso coffee and wine beer and potato chips We will be back next time we are in gisborne. Great value for the price
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Date of stay: June 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Rose M wrote a review Jun 2020
Marlborough Region, New Zealand5 contributions
We loved everything about our three day, mid-winter, post-Covid-19 stay at Cedar House in Gisborne. Such a comfortable bed, cotton sheets, clean and sparkling bathroom, warm and spacious dining and sitting rooms... Delicious breakfast, including toast with Jane’s homemade marmalade, organic eggs, followed by coffee, just how we like it! Saturday’s Farmers Market is just around the corner, across the road is Tairawhiti Gisborne Museum, and just over the bridge and you’re in downtown. Thank you Jane and Rob, for being such wonderful hosts. We can’t wait to return! Rose & Matthew, Blenheim.
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Date of stay: June 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Jed R wrote a review Mar 2020
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom165 contributions104 helpful votes
This a B&B to rival any luxury hotel. Everything about it, location, service, accommodation, food was simply first class. Walking distance to town and amenities. Perfectly situated for exploring the local area.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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US$110 - US$139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Cedar House
Which popular attractions are close to Cedar House?
Nearby attractions include Tairawhiti Museum (0.3 km), Dome Cinema (0.7 km), and Gisborne i-SITE Mini Golf (1.0 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Cedar House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Cedar House?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Cedar House?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Cedar House?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Cedar House?
Conveniently located restaurants include Bollywood Star Indian Tandoori Restaurant, USSCo Bar & Bistro, and Portofino.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Cedar House?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Cedar House?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Siege of Waerenga-a-Hika Memorial (11.9 km).
Is Cedar House accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.