The Bees Knees - Gisborne

Cottage | Gisborne | #17436

9.4/10 (36 ratings)
  • 6 people
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • quiet and spacious excellent family holiday location
  • close to wine and food festival, and Rhythm and Vines venue,
  • Neighbouring gold award winning winery

Large spacious accommodation situated at 37 Bond Road Gisborne. Self contained full kitchen,freeview TV, outdoor BBQ . Two bedrooms one queen and one large room sleeping queen and two singles. All beds have electric blankets. Underfloor heating in the kitchen and bathroom for those cooler winter days. Swimming pool also there for use. This accommodation is situated on a quiet 3 hectare block. Mark is a full time Beekeeper of 600 beehives which are situated around various places on the Gisborne flats and Hill country farms. We also have a honey extraction plant situated on the property which is in full production from December through to March. We are 18km North of Gisborne in a quiet location just off the main road. We are 5 minutes drive from the venue for our very popular Rhythm and Vines New Years concert, and also Gisborne wine and food festival. We have a neighbouring award winning winery "Hihi" which can be visited by appointment or he can be visited at the Farmers Market on Sauturday mornings in Gisborne. Hihi has a large selection of wines many unusual to try and buy. We are also only twenty minutes away from the ever popular Eastwoodhill Aboretum a must see for those avid walkers. Feeling hungry we are only 5 minutes away form the Bushmere Arms Bar and Grill a very popular wedding venue with large designer gardens to wander in. A 15 minute drive will see you right in to the heart of Gisborne to enjoy those stunning beaches and walkway and great selection of restaurants. We have a wine centre where many of Gisbornes wonderful wines are there for the tasting while sitting on the wharf enjoying the beautiful scenery.Gisborne has a wonderful holiday atmosphere about it and the beach is only walking distance from the main city centre where the well known captain morgans can offer you fish and chips or a beautiful icecream from their large selection. Come to the Bees Knees and have a holiday to remember.

Special conditions: Smoking allowed outside Washing machine can be used in our house. Please supply own beach towels. Provided towels to be used in bathroom only.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Highchair
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • SKY TV ® - BYO decoder
  • Swimming pool
  • TV

Bed layouts

  • large family room

    1 x Queen bed
    2 x Single bed

  • Master room

    1 x Queen bed

Availability & rates*

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  • Extras: Linen FREE (included); Cleaning $50.00 per stay (required)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
29-Mar-17 to 27-Dec-17
$150+/night $150+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $25/night;
28-Dec-17 to 01-Jan-18
$350/night $350/night
5 night minimum stay
02-Jan-18 to 29-Jun-18
$150+/night $150+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $25/night;

*Pricing may vary depending on the dates you choose and the number of guests. Additional charges (extras) and minimum stay criteria may also apply. Service fees may also apply.

Reviews (46)

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  • Very well maintained

    Very well maintained. Nice property on a beautiful spot. A little bit away from Gisborne, but not to far. Great stay!!

    HermanT9 new member Mar 2017

  • Top amenities and so comfortable

    Top amenities and so comfortable. Being invited to view their honey extraction business was very interesting and thank you for the delicious honey. A quiet country location.

    BolandFamily new member Mar 2017

  • Perfect location for our stay

    Perfect location for our stay. Lovely rural setting.

    KiMendoza 100%|1x Feb 2017

  • Up the waipaoa catchment, rural feel and very quiet, and still close...

    Up the waipaoa catchment, rural feel and very quiet, and still close to gisborne for supplies

    RobertHi4 100%|2x Feb 2017

  • Loved the property and location very secluded

    Loved the property and location very secluded

    Francisbu29 100%|1x Feb 2017

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