Rural Retreat at the Berry Farm Close To Hastings

Bach or holiday home | Havelock North | #8871

9.4/10 (131 ratings)
  • 3 people
  • Studio
  • 4 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Complimentary Boysenberry Jam and Freshly picked Fruit when in season. Lots of apples March to May.
  • Quiet rural property, but close to town/New World Supermarket, Splash Planet and Farmer's Market.
  • Great Value (so our guests say)! Most reviewed property in Hawke's Bay. All 100 reviews are positive

A peaceful rural Retreat (motel) away from the hustle and bustle of town and yet only a five minute drive to Hastings central or Havelock North, making it ideal for a quiet get away for a couple, a family of three or travelling professionals in the area for business.

We are GST registered.

Single bed in the Retreat @ $20.00 per night for the extra person. Fully equipped kitchen, BBQ, outdoor table & chairs. Swimming pool and swings. Cows,Goats, lambs, hens.

Pure cotton sheets, all towels provided. Cleaning done by owners.

Extra Sleepout / Whare with two single beds also available to Retreat guests. Plenty of parking.

Maps, Cycle & Wine Trail brochures available.

Owners live on the property, just ask us if you need anything.

The property is equivalent to a Qualmark 4 1/2 star rating.

Retreat: $99.00/night single/double in Queen Bed with a $15 surcharge for one night only. $20.00/night for third person in Single Bed with a $10.00 surcharge for one night.

Sleepout / Whare: $20.00 per person/night, $10.00 surcharge for one night only. Use Retreat Bathroom, but separate toilet.

All cards accepted including AMEX.

Long stays negotiable. Big discounts for long winter stays.

Minimum stay of two nights for holidays and special events.

On five and a half acre property, quiet, private, boysenberries, grapevines, & fruit trees.

Ample parking for Horse floats,boats etc. Grazing $10/day per horse.

Water Skiing by arrangement with Matthew.

A fully equipped kitchen.

Wifi / Cable Broadband.

Special Treats:

- Tea, coffee, milk supplied

- Complimentary home made boysenberry jam

- Home grown fruit in season (supplied)

- Cotton sheets or Quality Winter sheets

- Summer Blankets or Wool duvets

- Fan/Heater

Cancellation Policy:

• 14 Days Notice: No Charge (Deposit refunded)

• 7 to 14 Days Notice: $50 per Night

• 7 to 2 Days Notice: $80 per Night

• 2 Days Notice/No Show: $99 per Night (Sorry!)

Special conditions: One night stays permitted, but a surcharge of $15 applies making us still good value @ $114.00. Smokefree property. Arrival after 3pm or by arrangement. Departure by 10am or by arrangement.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Dinghy
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Fridge
  • Heat pump - Aircon
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Studio

    Combined living/sleeping area

    1 x Queen bed
    1 x Single bed

  • Whare / Sleep-out

    Other sleeping area

    2 x Single bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Extras: Cleaning FREE (included); Linen FREE (included)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Flat rate
24-May-17 to 24-Aug-18
$99+/night $99+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $15/night; Children: $15/night;
2 night minimum stay

*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 (212)

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  • Lovely place

    Lovely place

    CaitlinCl2 new member May 2017

  • If you're looking for a quiet get-away place in beautiful surroundings, then...

    If you're looking for a quiet get-away place in beautiful surroundings, then this is it. A private small lake, a lovely lawned area, fruit trees, a retreat with every facility needed. No wonder we have stayed here nine times and will be booking our tenth time in a few months time. A perfect get-away place to rest and relax.

    Russell8ch 100%|4x May 2017

  • The Retreat accommodation had all the facilities we needed and the Bay...

    The Retreat accommodation had all the facilities we needed and the Bay offers lots of great holiday options. Really enjoyed the Hawkes Bay Golf Course and Te Mata Peak is a must do.

    Ian&VikkiB 100%|3x Apr 2017

  • Very comfortable and peaceful little cottage

    Very comfortable and peaceful little cottage. All amenities and lovely gardens to relax in.

    GaelleD3 100%|2x Apr 2017

  • This was our eighth stay at Berry Farm and we've booked again...

    This was our eighth stay at Berry Farm and we've booked again for two months time. That speaks for itself. When you find a top place at a very reasonable price you're on a winner.

    Russell8ch 100%|4x Apr 2017

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