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Mangapapa Lodge is an elegant, luxurious homestead located in the Hawke's Bay region on New Zealand's North Island.

Welcome to Mangapapa Lodge.

Picture this....you make your way along the tree-lined driveway, past orchards and fields, and there it is. Sitting gracefully before you is the majestic Mangapapa lodge.

Mangapapa lodge - pic courtesy Mangapapa

This stunning colonial style homestead takes pride of place in 20 acres of beautifully maintained grounds. Sweeping verandahs hint at days gone by, and allow numerous vantage points to survey your idyllic surrounds.

Built in 1885, Mangapapa is one of Hawke's Bay's most historic buildings.

As you walk through the grand entrance, you are greeted by the Manager and staff, and from that point on your worries disappear as you are cossetted in the magic of Mangapapa.

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Read on to learn more about magnificent Mangapapa.

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At Mangapapa Lodge you have a choice of twelve luxurious suites.

A Junior Suite at Mangapapa hotel - pic courtesy Mangapapa

All offer spacious, elegant surrounds to ensure a memorable experience.

Four Executive Suites – Two located in our Corporate Retreat.

The Gamay Executive Suite has a super king size bed, a separate spacious lounge (popular with families), a private patio overlooking the golf course, as well as the following features:

    Mini bar and Tea/Coffee making facilities

    Executive writing desk

    NZ and USA Internet Connection

    Sky Television/ DVD Player

    Digital in-room Safe

    Security and locked gate providing privacy

The Syrah Executive Suite offers guests two queen size beds (also popular with families), a private patio and a large bathroom with private spa with double vanity and duo hand basin, as well as the following features:

    Mini Bar and Tea/Coffee making facilities

    Executive Writing desk

    NZ and USA Internet Connection

    Sky Television/ DVD Player

    Digital in-room Safe

    Security and locked gate providing privacy

The main homestead also contains a further two Executive Suites.

The Seefeld Suite is popular with honeymooners and has a super king 4 poster bed, semi attached lounge, a spacious bathroom, as well as the following features:

          Mini Bar and Tea/Coffee making facilities

    Desk with NZ and USA Internet Connection

    Sky Television/ DVD Player

The Macon Executive Suite has a super king size sleigh bed in cherry wood, semi attached lounge, a white marble ensuite with separate shower and bath overlooking manicured gardens and water fountain, plus:

          Mini Bar and Tea/Coffee making facilities

    Desk with NZ and USA Internet Connection

    Sky Television/ DVD Player

    Digital in-room Safe

The Deluxe room at Mangapapa Lodge

Mangapapa Lodge also gives you the choice of 7 individually decorated Deluxe Rooms.

Three rooms are located in the main homestead and a further four are located in the adjoining building, adjacent to the main homestead.

All are equipped with NZ USA Internet connection, Sky Television / DVD player, a mini bar and tea & coffee making facilities.

Verona- situated in the main homestead. Complete with Romeo and Juliet style furnishings, and a queen size wrought iron bed, it overlooks the front garden.

Andorra- also in the main homestead, features a king size dark Rimu bed, and has corner views over the garden and orchard.

Bensheim- in the main homestead, this is an elegant room with French doors opening out to our pool area and tennis court.

Cambridge- on the ground floor in the adjoining building, it features a super king size wrought iron bed with canopy (which can be separated into two singles). This room also features an open plan lounge area for your comfort.

Oxford- also located on the ground floor in the adjoining building. Designed in Old English Leather, the super king bed can be separated into two single beds if required. This room is also paraplegic/wheel chair friendly.

Hamburg- on the top floor of the adjoining building, it features a contemporary modern design. The super king bed can be separated into two singles, and there is also an open plan lounge area. Garden views.

Port Louis- also on the top floor of the adjoining building, the Port Louis features rattan furniture with an African theme. It contains a super king size bed that can be separated into two singles if needed. Garden views.

Mangapapa Suite at Mangapapa Lodge

The opulent Mangapapa Suite at Mangapapa Lodge- This is a standalone suite, spread over 3 rooms. Designed by Georgio Armani, it features art work from famous artists such as Graham Sydney.

The bathroom features his and hers shower, a sink and a spa bath overlooking the tennis court.

The spacious bedroom features two king size beds, and an orange leather ceiling, two double wardrobes and doors opening to the balcony that stretches over all 3 rooms.

Dining At Mangapapa - A Very Special Experience

At Mangapapa the menu changes each day, bringing you the best seasonal produce available. A "complete dining experience" awaits, one that you will remember forever.

Tempt your tastebuds at Mangapapa - pic courtesy Mangapapa

Canapes and pre dinner drinks welcome you at 7p.m. At your convenience, take your place at your candle lit table where you are presented with a personalised menu.

Your feast includes an appetiser, choice of three stunning entrees, a selection of four main course dishes, a wide range of New Zealand fromage with falwasser wafers and fresh fruit, and finally, a choice of three exciting desserts. Your evening concludes perfectly with handcrafted truffles, and tea or espresso coffee.

For your pleasure, choose from a select range of local and national wines, and some superior foreigners, such as Veuve Clicquot.


There is a wonderful variety of activities to tempt you in Hawkes Bay, and Mangapapa is the perfect base for you to explore this wonderful region.

Here is a small selection of activities available from Mangapapa Lodge:

Fly Fishing,

High Season (Oct - end of March)Fly Fishing per guide (max 2 anglers) Half Day $400, Full Day $650

Exclusive Wine Tours

Wine Tours per guide, (1-4 pax) Half Day $400, Full Day $650

Included are all entry and tasting fees, a meet with the winemaker, and a private tutored barrel tasting. Winery lunch optional extra.

Low Season Offer At Mangapapa Lodge

During the low season the above activities carry a 20% dicount when you book 2 nights at Mangapapa Lodge.

Other Available Activities Include:

          Garden Tours

    Artisan / Organic Visits

    Heli Hiking

    Maori Culture Experience

    Art Tours

And if you are a golfer, how about a game at the world class Cape Kidnappers.

The beautiful pool at Mangapapa - pic courtesy Mangapapa

Read What Others Had To Say About Their Stay At Mangapapa Lodge

"Celebrating our 36th and 39th birthday in luxury at Mangapapa! Thank you for an exquisite dinner. Beautiful food, beautiful wine, beautiful service. Thank you Jenna for your attentive service. Visiting from Brisbane, Australia we will be telling everyone about this place!"

Troy,Ang, Greg and Susan"

"What a wonderful oasis in rural New Zealand. We are ending our 5 week vacation in Australia and New Zealand on a high. It has been very relaxing. Thank you for your kind hospitality."

David and Tony Lamb, Summit, New Jersey, U.S.A.

"....your wonderful team, thanks for making our stay here so pleasurable and memorable! The service, food and hospitality were faultless and you are all to be commended. Many Thanks,"

Jason and Sharlene Rowling

"A wonderful stay from all aspects: service, food, ambience and the chance to chat with your staff! We were recommended here and will certainly pass on the recommendation to friends!"

The Sagawa’s of Denver, Colorado. Wes, Edie, Kory and Moriko.

A luxurious suite at Mangapapa - image courtesy Mangapapa

Mangapapa Lodge is a unique, luxurious escape.

If you are looking to celebrate a special occasion, or simply to be pampered, this is the place for you.

For further information on this very special homestead, please complete the following enquiry form and we will forward your request directly to the owners:

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