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F.A.W.C PRESENTS Dish of The Bay

Savor & Spice: Ovation Lamb Shank Harmony @fawcnz

A succulent braised Ovation lamb shank paired with creamy Clive Cumino mashed potato, complemented by homemade spiced pumpkin chutney, and served with house-baked breads to start and a delightful macaron to finish.

$55.00 per person

Dish of the Bay is available for lunch from 12.30pm-3pm daily, from 1 June to 30 June 2024.

If you like our “Dish”, please vote as your favourite dish!

Call us now on 06 878 3234 to make a reservation or email

Winter Wonderland Stay $799.00 per night

Experience the enchantment of winter with Mangapapa Hotel’s exclusive offering: the Winter Wonderland Stay package. Treat yourself to a delightful escape featuring a one-night stay, a warm welcome drink (bottle of wine in your room), a sumptuous 5-course dinner for two, access to our luxurious spa facilities, and a hearty breakfast for two.

As the days grow shorter and colder, let Mangapapa Hotel be your sanctuary. Relax in our sauna and rejuvenate in our jet spa while sipping on a refreshing welcome drink before indulging in our signature 5-course dinner. No need to worry about driving back – simply stroll to your room and sink into the comfort of our plush beds.

Awaken to the sweet serenade of birdsong and start your day in our charming breakfast room. Savour the aroma of artisanal barista coffee and delight in a diverse selection of buffet and hot breakfast options.

Indulge in the full experience at Mangapapa Hotel to complete your winter day; there’s no need to venture out. Your day will be impeccably spent reveling in the comforts of Mangapapa Hotel, though Hawke’s Bay offers an array of charming places to explore.

This all-inclusive experience is priced at $799.00 per night per room for double occupancy. Available from 1st May to 4th August 2024. Please note that Mangapapa Hotel will be closed for repairs and maintenance from 7th to 21st August.

Contact our friendly team today to reserve your slice of Wonderland in the Bay at 06 878 3234.

Gift voucher is available, making it an ideal gift to show your love or gratitude for someone special to you.

Winter Lunch 2024!

From 13 May Monday, experience the warmth of winter at Mangapapa with our Winter Lunch. Enjoy our delectable Lasagna Lunch for just $55.00 per person, complete with salad, homemade bread, dessert, and your choice of pot of tea or barista coffee. Available until the end of October, indulge in this seasonal delight any day of the week. Book now by calling 068783234 or emailing

Starting June 2024, we’ll feature “Dish of the Bay – Lamb Shank,” and Lasagna Lunch will return in July.

Don’t forget, we also serve Mangapapa High Tea seven days a week.

Mangapapa Hotel Named Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards Best of the Best Winner for 2024

Mangapapa Hotel Recognized as a Top-Rated Hotel in New Zealand

Hawkes Bay7 May 2024 – Mangapapa Hotel is pleased to announce today that it has been recognized in Tripadvisor’s® Travellers’ Choice® Awards Best of the Best for 2024, ranking No. 1 Hotel in Havelock North. The highest level of Tripadvisor’s awards, the Best of the Best winners are among the top 1% of listings around the world on Tripadvisor.

As the world’s largest travel guidance platform, Tripadvisor has unparalleled authority with travellers and diners. This award is based on genuine feedback from anyone in the community who has visited and left an authentic, first-hand review on Tripadvisor over a 12-month period, making it a valuable and trustworthy designation of travellers’ favourites.

“We are thrilled and honored to announce that Mangapapa Hotel has been awarded the Best of the Best Hotel on TripAdvisor!” said Mangapapa Hotel owner, “This incredible achievement would not have been possible without the unwavering support and feedback from our cherished guests and reviewers. Your trust and enthusiasm inspire us every day.

A heartfelt thank you also goes out to our dedicated staff, whose passion, hard work, and commitment to excellence have brought us to this pinnacle of success. Each member of our team has played an integral role in creating memorable experiences for our guests, and this award is a testament to their exceptional efforts.

We are deeply grateful for the trust you have placed in us and promise to continue exceeding your expectations with unparalleled hospitality and service. Here’s to many more wonderful moments together at Mangapapa Hotel!”

“Congratulations to Mangapapa Hotel on its recognition in Tripadvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Awards Best of the Best for 2024,” said John Boris, Chief Growth Officer at Tripadvisor. “Ranking among the top percentage of businesses globally means you have made such a memorable impact on your visitors that many of them took time to go online and leave a glowing review about their experience. Travellers rely on Tripadvisor’s Best of the Best lists to help them navigate the myriad things to see, eat and do across the globe. We hope this recognition continues to drive business to you in 2024 and beyond.”

Check out all the reviews and discover more about Mangapapa Hotel here:

About Mangapapa Hotel

Mangapapa Hotel offers luxury accommodation and fine dining in the heart of Havelock North. Nestled amidst breathtaking landscapes, our historic hotel combines elegance with modern comforts. Indulge in exquisite cuisine at our award-winning restaurant, relax in opulent rooms and suites, and rejuvenate at our spa. Whether for a romantic getaway, corporate retreat, or special occasion, Mangapapa Hotel promises a memorable experience tailored to discerning guests. Discover the epitome of luxury hospitality amidst serene surroundings at Mangapapa Hotel


About Tripadvisor 

Tripadvisor, the world’s largest travel guidance platform*, helps millions of people each month** become better travellers, from planning to booking to taking a trip. Travellers across the globe use the Tripadvisor site and app to discover where to stay, what to do and where to eat based on guidance from those who have been there before. With more than 1 billion reviews and contributions, travellers turn to Tripadvisor to find deals on accommodations, book experiences, reserve tables at delicious restaurants and discover great places nearby.

Tripadvisor LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tripadvisor, Inc. (Nasdaq: TRIP). The subsidiaries of Tripadvisor, Inc. own and operate a portfolio of travel media brands and businesses, operating under various websites and apps, including the following:,,,,,,,,,

*  Source: SimilarWeb, unique users de-duplicated monthly, September 2023

** Source: Tripadvisor internal log files



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