Featuring garden views, Villa Shakespeare provides accommodation with patio, around 13 km from Mystery Creek Events Centre. This property offers access to a balcony and free private parking. The guest house features family rooms. The units at the guest house are equipped with a seating area and a flat-screen TV. With a private bathroom equipped with a shower and a hair dryer, units at the guest house also offer free WiFi, while selected rooms come with a terrace. At the guest house, all units are equipped with bed linen and towels. Guests can relax in the garden at the property. Hamilton Gardens is 21 km from the guest house, while Waikato Stadium is 26 km away. The nearest airport is Hamilton Airport, 18 km from Villa Shakespeare.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Free private parking available on-site


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Room type
Number of guests
1 large double bed
1 sofa bed
1 large double bed
1 sofa bed
1 large double bed
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Guests need to meet one or more requirements to stay in this property: proof of full Coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccination, a recent valid negative Coronavirus PCR test, or recent proof of Coronavirus recovery.
Travel Sustainable Level 2
This property has told us they’re making considerable investments and efforts towards sustainability by taking steps that can have environmental and social impact. We’ve worked with experts including Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable programme – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews


Value for money
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  • Vicki
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    The Villa is a beautiful home offering a very peaceful place to stay. The Cottage was very cute with everything in it for a cottage. Clean, Tidy and owner very friendly.
  • Jess
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    Location was fantastic. Great to have breakfast supplied. Beautiful quiet setting, very peaceful.
  • Robyn
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    Always clean, tidy, comfortable bed, beautiful outlook to garden, breakfast room supplied with basically everything you want, and quiet (no street noise).
Quality rating
Booking.com rated the quality of this property as 4 out of 5 based on factors such as facilities, size, location and services provided.

Managed by April and Hilary

Company review score: 9.7Based on 183 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company information

The Ceegee family, (Hilary and Jeremy) look forward to welcoming you. Originally from the Welsh borders "The Ceegees" moved to NZ nearly 20 years ago. After a varied business life, covering the motor trade, curtainmaking, a cafe, property development, and a few other sidelines, we are now opening up our home to guests. We would love to share our beautiful Victorian Villa with you, as well as sharing our enthusiasm for Cambridge, and wider travel within NZ, the UK and other far flung parts. The house, and Cottage are ideal for a quiet secluded holiday or business base.

Property information

Our accommodation ranges from spacious ensuite rooms, and a character garden cottage. The accommodation we provide is of high quality with excellent friendly service. The main villa has full central heating and complimentary wifi in all areas, TV's with Freeview/DVD, and off street parking. There is a selection of board games, books and DVD's available for loan. We are ideally located for many tourist attractions and day trips such as: Waitomo Caves, Rotorua and Taupo, Coromandel, Tauranga, Mount Maunganui and Hobbiton Hamilton and its airport are a 20 minute drive. Auckland Airport is less than 2 hours away. Locally there are many diverse attractions

Neighbourhood information

Cambridge is a bustling town. It is the perfect base for tourists wishing to explore the central North Island and beyond. Hobbition and Waitomo caves are a short drive away. Everything is within an easy ten minute walk where the centre of town is located. A supermarket, boutique shops, cafes restaurants and bars. Amenities such as a post office, banks and a tourist information office.

Language spoken


Property surroundings

Facilities of Villa Shakespeare
Great facilities! Review score, 9.3

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Garden view
  • View
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Living Area
  • Seating Area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • CCTV outside property
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Electric blankets
  • Designated smoking area
  • Heating
  • Private entrance
  • Carpeted
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

Villa Shakespeare takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 14:00 to 18:00


From 07:00 to 10:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 18 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Adult (18+ years)
Extra bed upon request
NZD 25 per person, per night

Prices for extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no cots available at this property.

All extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Maestro Mastercard Visa Eftpos Cash Villa Shakespeare accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

Quiet hours

Guests must be quiet between 22:00 and 07:00.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Please inform Villa Shakespeare in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Payment before arrival via bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

Quiet hours are between 22:00:00 and 07:00:00.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary and other relevant information, during dates where such guidelines exist.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

It is not possible to stay at this property for Coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

Guests need to meet one or more requirements to stay in this property: proof of full Coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccination, a recent valid negative Coronavirus PCR test, or recent proof of Coronavirus recovery.

Legal information

This property is managed by a private host. EU consumer law relating to professional hosts might not apply.

FAQs about Villa Shakespeare

  • The prices at Villa Shakespeare may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Check-in at Villa Shakespeare is from 14:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • Room options at Villa Shakespeare include:

    • Double
    • Studio

  • Villa Shakespeare is 0.9 miles from the centre of Cambridge. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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