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Gorgeous light filled studio in lovely garden.

Katharine User Profile

Gorgeous light filled studio in lovely garden.

3 guests
2 beds
1 bath
3 guests
2 beds
1 bath
Sparkling clean18 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Self check-inEasily check yourself in with the lockbox.
Great location95% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.

Our studio apartment is totally self contained, with wonderful wooden floors and light streaming in from the garden one looks onto. Perfectly situated a few minutes drive between Havelock North and Hastings and decorated with a Colonial African slant.

We always leave muesli, fruit, milk, yogurt and croissants in the fridge for our guests to enjoy on their first morning and tea and coffee are always provided.


Standard: Air conditioning, Dryer, Essentials, Heating, Hot water, and 12 more
Other highlights: Free parking on premises, Breakfast, Lockbox, Long term stays allowed, First aid kit

Sleeping arrangements

Common spaces
1 king bed, 1 single bed

House Rules

No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 1PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with lockbox


187 Reviews

Caitlin User Profile
September 2018
This is a stylish, beautiful, comfortable villa. Katharine's home is stylish and tasteful and she leaves wonderful touches--beautiful art; fancy soaps and amenities; coffee, croissants and fruit--could not ask for anything better.
Lydia User Profile
July 2018
My mother and I had a lovely stay at this charming studio. The interior is beautifully decorated and is located on Katharine’s well-tended property. It really was luxurious, light-filled, and filled with beautiful decor from around the world. The home is located just 5 minutes fr…
Lorraine & John User Profile
Lorraine & John
March 2018
Wonderful guest house- private and inviting and close to so many wonderful options! The experience was even better than I imagined...
Les User Profile
March 2018
This is the best Airbnb we visited in New Zealand. Luxurious, tasteful, well appointed and excellent location. Healthy breakfast food was provided for the first couple of nights. Katharine provided excellent local advice and was very knowledgeable. She welcomed us personally and…
Sharon User Profile
February 2018
This lovely studio is everything promised in the listing and more. The property is beautiful. Katherine and Rob are lovely hosts. The location is excellent for whatever brings you to the Havelock North area. The space is inviting and even more lovely than the photos convey. …
Joe User Profile
February 2018
We had a wonderful experience staying with Katharine! The space was spacious, clean and artistically decorated with special touches to make it feel like home. Katharine checked us in and gave us suggestions to do in the area which were spot on for us...the beach, hike up Te Mat…
Virginia User Profile
January 2018
The studio was so homey and had such beautiful art. We enjoyed cycling and the beach, but were also contented to be there to read and relax with a glass of local wine. Katherine was a wonderful host. We would definitely recommend her studio to others traveling with a car.

Hosted by Katharine

Havelock North, New ZealandJoined in January 2015
Katharine User Profile
190 Reviews
Katharine is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I adore travel and enjoy meeting people from other countries. We love hosting friends and family in our home and though we have lived in Havelock North for thirteen years we were originally from Africa and have extensive family all over the world. I mainly work from home pain…
Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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