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We have two types of accommodation to offer:


Lansdowne House - has two large suites and a substantial double room. In each of the rooms there is a iron, hairdryer and towelling robes.  Guests can avail themselves of tea and coffee and a ready supply of homemade cookies in the upstairs kitchen.  In all the rooms there are fresh flowers and well as a well stocked fruit bowl. 


Lansdowne Villa - is a self contained, spacious retreat with 3 double bedrooms all with quality queen sized beds and top of the range Sheridan towels, linen and electric blankets. There is a new bathroom and a well appointed kitchen as well as a separate dining room and a large lounge with television, stereo, two bookcases loaded with books, picture windows opening onto a patio and a log fire for chilly nights.


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Guest Facilities:



























 A full bar licence with local wines a specialty.


Lunch and dinner available - please refer to our Dining section for a sample menu.


All the upstairs and downstairs areas as well as the extensive gardens described above are available for guests to enjoy.


Complimentary afternoon tea or coffee upon arrival with homemade sandwiches, scones or cakes to enjoy. A full bar licence with local wines a specialty.


Private off-street parking  and security gates.


An extensive private garden with trees, a small pond and lots of shady areas to sit and read.


Wide verandahs with loungers to stretch out and relax on.


Free internet and email access.


Top quality Sheridan cotton bedding and towels plus luxury mohair throws.


Towelling robes.


Laundry service.


Complimentary newspaper.


A well stocked library for books and magazines with an open fire.


Library with televisions and Sky.


Tea, coffee, water and ice making facilities.


Irons and hairdryers in every room.


Complimentary toiletries and bathrobes.


Fresh flowers, a well stocked fruit bowl and a lolly jar restocked daily.


Phone, fax and photocopier facility.


Two St Bernards – Abbey and Sammie and Gerry the cat – are a friendly welcome!


An American guest, Eric Sidoti enjoying Abbey's company!





In both Lansdowne House and Lansdowne Villa, there is an extensive book collection available to guests. Lansdowne House has its own Library bursting with books of every genre possible from all the latest fiction writers to history and the classics. There are many books of interest on New Zealand as well as collections of books on motor sports, gardening and even tropical fish.


There is something here for everyone and comfortable chairs to sit and pass the time. Or if you prefer, you can switch on the TV and watch any of the extensive Sky programmes from all over the world.