5 Best Romantic Accommodation in Gore
5 Best Romantic Accommodation in Gore

5 Best Romantic Accommodation in Gore

© Heartland Hotel Croydon

The Best Accommodation in Gore for Couples

Looking for an accommodation in Gore that’s perhaps a little more endearing than the rest? You’re in luck! The second-largest town in the Southland region happens to have some romantic B&Bs, boutique hotels and cute holiday homes to enjoy a rural retreat. Check them out in this list of the best romantic accommodation in Gore!

For more travel advice for couples, see The Honeymoon Guide to Gore and the 8 Romantic Activities in Gore for Couples.

1. Heartland Hotel Croydon

Nestled in park-like grounds of the edge of Gore, the four-star Heartland Hotel Croydon offers one of the most upmarket stays in the area for couples. A popular wedding venue, the Heartland Hotel Croydon boasts modern elegance in its interiors, from the on-site Blazing Cooper Restaurant & Bar, which we recommend for dinner in The Honeymoon Guide to Gore, to its choice of guest rooms. Keep things more affordable in the “Standard Rooms” with an ensuite and tea/coffee-making facilities or upgrade to the “Superior Rooms” with more polished fixtures and plush bedding with feather toppers. Those celebrating a special occasion may even want to take it a step further with a stay in the “One Bedroom Suite” with a lounge and an ensuite with a separate bath and shower. See more like this in the 5 Best Hotels in Gore.

Check Heartland Hotel Croydon out:

5 Best Romantic Accommodation in Gore© Heartland Hotel Croydon

2. The Reservation B&B

A contemporary B&B in Gore, The Reservation B&B offers affordable double rooms with shared bathroom facilities among its more luxurious suite and apartment. Set among three acres of gardens with farm animals, the B&B offers a peaceful stay on the rural outskirts of Gore with romantic countryside views. Enjoy a tipple from the house bar with its range of beers, wines and local Hokonui Moonshine, which can be enjoyed on the attractive deck with a barbecue and pizza oven or in the warmth of the B&B’s lounge. What’s more, a generous breakfast is included in the rate.

Check The Reservation B&B out:

5 Best Romantic Accommodation in Gore© The Reservation B&B

3. Melody

A boutique hotel in the centre of Gore, Melody is another worthy accommodation option for couples seeking something romantic. Each of the four spacious king rooms is well-appointed with a stylish fully-tiled ensuite with a walk-in shower. Other room facilities include hot drink-making facilities, a microwave, mini-fridge, free WiFi, and a TV. What’s more, the rates are pretty reasonable! See more accommodation like this in the 6 Best Budget Accommodation in Gore.

Check Melody out:

5 Best Romantic Accommodation in Gore© Melody

4. Hokonui Bed & Breakfast

Hokonui Bed & Breakfast sets the right tone with its boutique accommodation. The modern accommodation provides stunning rural scenery from its 12 acres of farmland on the outskirts of Gore. Couples are treated to a Kiwi full-cooked or continental breakfast each morning. When you’re done relaxing in the large open-plan lounge and kitchen or out on the extensive lawns and a barbecue area, retreat to your queen room with an ensuite and private patio access.

Check Hokonui Bed & Breakfast out:

5 Best Romantic Accommodation in Gore© Hokonui Bed & Breakfast

5. Twin River Cottages

Finally, for couples seeking something more private, check out the endearing accommodation of the Twin River Cottages. This contemporary cottage on a working sheep and beef farm boasts tasteful interiors among all the essentials you may need, including a full kitchen, open-plan dining and lounge area and a separate bedroom and bathroom. The secluded retreat is just east of Gore, about a five-minute drive from town. See more accommodation like this in the 10 Best Holiday Homes in Gore.

Check Twin River Cottages out:

5 Best Romantic Accommodation in Gore© Twin River Cottages

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Laura S.

This article was reviewed and published by Laura, editor in chief and co-founder of NZ Pocket Guide. Since arriving solo in New Zealand over 10 years ago and with a background in journalism, her mission has been to show the world how easy (and awesome) it is to travel New Zealand. She knows Aotearoa inside-out and loves sharing tips on how best to experience New Zealand’s must-dos and hidden gems. Laura is also editor of several other South Pacific travel guides and is the co-host of NZ Pocket Guide’s live New Zealand travel Q&As on YouTube.

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