The Bees Knees - Gisborne

Cottage | Gisborne | #17436

9.5/10 (33 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
20-Feb-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 20-May-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. Bookings paid for through Bookabach online payments incur a 3% credit card transaction fee.

Reviews (43)

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  • 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 new member Feb 2017

  • Loved the property and location very secluded

    Loved the property and location very secluded

    Francisbu29 new member Feb 2017

  • 15 minutes from Gisborne on quiet rural road

    15 minutes from Gisborne on quiet rural road. Everything you need including owners' pool to cool off in. Enjoyed tasting the honey, walking owners' dogs (very friendly), and relaxing. Very comfortable accommodation.

    LanceRo3 100%|1x Jan 2017

  • Very clean and tidy accommodation surrounded by a beautifully maintained garden, swimming...

    Very clean and tidy accommodation surrounded by a beautifully maintained garden, swimming pool and a fish pond. Would love to stay there during our next visit.

    suhaas 100%|2x Jan 2017

  • Not far from town

    Not far from town. Beautifully presented and well equipped. Lovely hosts. Would happily recommend.

    ShannonBo6 100%|1x Oct 2016

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