Accommodation Available
Limited camping sites left at the Showgrounds. Click here for the booking form.

Willow Lodge
Located at Crystall Rd RD 2 Hastings aprox 10 minute drive to show grounds on flat roads. We also have 3 horse paddocks.
We can be viewed on, we have master Queen Double , $140 per night, Standard double $ 110 per night and a single $80 per night all include breakfast. Email Philip East.

Cover Point Cottage
Situated on a 27 acre vineyard in the picturesque Dartmoor Valley. Approximately 15 minutes from Showgrounds. Quiet, warm,restful spacious cottage with ample off road car/ boat parking. Complementary breakfast provisions provided. Enclosed conservatory. Pool table, dart board and set of bunks are available in adjoining games room. Owners swimming pool is available.
Bed layout: 1 Queen, 2 Singles, 2 Bunks
View at or email Garry and Margaret

Homestay in Havelock North
Queen bedroom with own bathroom facilities available in comfortable modern Havelock North home. Continental breakfast. provided.
Tariff - $150 per night.
For enquires please email Debbie & Tony Hocking

Camberley Court Motel
These rooms were originally booked for HOY officials but due to unforeseen circumstances we have had to cancel our booking. This is a bonus for those of you still looking for accommodation close to the showgrounds. 3 studios and 1 one bedroom unit is now available. Be in quick! Phone Irene on (06) 876 8119.

Stich Hill Farm Accommodation & Night Paddocks.
Two rooms each with Twin or Super King beds, private ensuite to each room, continental breakfast. Night paddocks for horses.
Tariff per room $140.00 10km to show grounds, flat roads. Quite and peaceful.
Stich Hill Farm
170 Taihape Road
RD 9 Hastings 4179
06 8799456

Acorn Cottage

We have a 3 bedroom cottage available for the week of Horse of the Year (sleeps 6 - 2 queen beds, 2 singles). Built 3 years ago and close to the showgrounds.
Located at 132 St Georges Road North, Havelock North
For more information visit
or contact Christine & Derek Foley by email


Homestay in Hastings 2.5km from Showgrounds
Two lovely double bedrooms available in private home for duration of the show.
Shared guest bathroom with new facilities. Continental breakfast provided each day, cooking facilities available for other meals. Two supermarkets within walking distance, city centre just four blocks away. Private garden and porches for relaxing, off street parking for cars. Unfortunatley no space for trailers, trucks or horses!

$120.00 per night double room, extra beds may be available by arrangement. Deposit of one nights rental required on booking and balance payable one week before arrival. Friendly hosts can assist with sightseeing arrangements or transport by arrangement.

Please email Ann Maree for full details.

Townlodge Motel

911 East Heretaunga Street, Hastings, New Zealand.
Freephone 0800 177 117  or  (06) 8708112   Fax (06) 8708116

Glen Aros Country Estate
Glen Aros is a classic New Zealand country estate. Luxury accommodation, fine dining and an idyllic setting make this the perfect escape for complete relaxation, and the ideal base for exploring Hawkes Bay. There are six spacious bedrooms available for double or single occupancy. All bedrooms have a super-king size bed and modern en-suite bathroom. Tasteful furnishings lend individuality to each room, and enhance the original character and comfort of this elegant Hawkes Bay estate. For more information please click here.

Waterside Escape
A beautiful waterfront property located on Clifton Road, Haumoana, Hawkes Bay within walking distance of vineyards and near beautiful Cape Kidnappers. Close to all that Hawkes Bay has to offer, this property is a relaxation haven with decks and balconies to take in the views and to expereince Haumoana culture. This two storied house has 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, an internal access garage and beach access. To view the photo's please use the following link: 

Mangapapa Petit Hotel
Nestled in the heart of the Hawkes Bay countryside, this historic hidden treasure boasts 12 Stunning suites. Built in 1885 amidst 50 acres of prolific orchards, Mangapapa Petit Hotel has been running as a hotel for 17 years, it hosts an elegant dining room, offering the finest cuisine and an extensive wine cellar. Together with pool, spa retreat, gym, sauna, Tennis Court, a three hole golf course, fully equipped conference facilities and home to many great works of art such as Picasso, Chargall and Kandinsky. This sophisticated homestead offers the ultimate accommodation experience. Horse of the year special: $490.00 Dinner Bed and Breakfast. $399.00 Bed and Breakfast. For more information please click here.

The Whitehouse Homestay Bed and Breakfast
Havelock North, New Zealand, offers you 'The Whitehouse' a Superior Homestay Bed and Breakfast in the heart of Havelock North and very close to both Hastings and Napier and the centre of New Zealand's wine and dining experience with a climate that is unsurpassed within New Zealand. 
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Tuki Vineyard Cottage
Tuki Vineyard offers luxury self contained accommodation situated on an organic vineyard on the outskirts of Havelock North. We are just over a 5min drive to the Hawke's Bay Showgrounds (see attached map).
The summer rate is usually $250/night for weekends or $230/night for weeknights but as a special offer to HOY attendees we would discount this to $225/night per night. This rate includes a complimentary bottle of our gold medal winning wine per night's stay, provisions for continental breakfasts and self-help to eggs from our faithful chickens.
If you have any accommodation enquiries please can I ask that you pass this information on. Further details regarding the cottage are on our website

Quest Serviced Apartments in Napier
Quest Napier comprising of 47 Studio, one bedroom and two bedroom
interconnecting self contained apartments to provide a value for money
4+ star Serviced Apartment Experience.
Please click here for more information. Fact Sheet

THREE BEDROOM EXECUTIVE HOUSE Located on the cliff of Bluff Hill Napier City. Spectacular Ocean views out to Cape Kidnappers. Huge cliff top 8 person outdoor spa pool.Luxury accommodation fully serviced with linen, towels, bathrobes & Slippers.Free wireless broadband internet & local calls. Sleeps upto 8 people. Meet & Greet service, bottles of wine on arrival. Self-catering but our property manager can organise groceries, chef, lunches ect.
TARIFF $650.00 per night for upto 8 people for the whole stand-alone property.Children welcome
For more information or bookings call Andrew at (07) 827 4537 or (021) 121 6268
email: [email protected] website: 

Portside Inn Backpackers
We would like to introduce ourselves as the new owners of Portside Inn Backpackers Lodge in Napier. Portside Inn can accommodate groups of up to 52 people in a range of room types and powered campervan sites.

Come and enjoy our friendly hospitality in our refurbished facilities.  

If you need accommodation for any upcoming events please contact Mark or Irene on 06 833 7292 or email [email protected]





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