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Blackwood House offers guests a unique bed and breakfast experience in Tamahere, just north of Cambridge. Surrounded by magnificent specimen trees and sweeping lawns, our 30 acre property has spectacular views of the rolling countryside with the hills beyond.

Blackwood House offers accommodation in three guest rooms for up to six guests to experience a peaceful stay in the country and luxury of our American Arts and Crafts home.

You will find Blackwood House to be a sanctuary of tranquility, comfort and warm hospitality. Enjoy a walk around the property and warm hospitality from your hosts, Allan and Margaret.

We are well situated to make the most of many popular tourist attractions, such as ‘Hobbiton’ and the Maungatautari scenic reserve which are approximately 30 minutes scenic drive away.

For your convenience, we are just minutes away from St. Peters School and its golfing academy and Avanti Cycling Velodrome.


Blackwood House is a cedar clad retreat set within a peaceful garden. All of our guest rooms enjoy panoramic countryside vistas, air conditioning, underfloor bathroom heating, fine furniture, and superior mattresses with premium bed linen to encourage a restful night’s sleep.

Make your choice from three individually styled and designed guest rooms, our Queen Bedroom, Single Room, and Deluxe Upstairs Suite.

Our Queen Bedroom and Single Room are in a separate wing of the house, separated by a large bathroom. The Queen Bedroom caters to a couple and the Single Room has two single beds. The choice is yours.

Upstairs is our Deluxe Upstairs Suite. This spacious bedroom has a queen bed and its own ensuite, overlooking the picturesque rural landscape.

Enjoy being entertained by music and films while relaxing in our spacious living room area or separate formal lounge.

For your convenience, Wi-Fi and broadband services are available free of charge.


It is our pride and pleasure to welcome guests to Blackwood House a selection of tea, coffee, beer or wine and homemade baked treats upon arrival.

Wake up to a choice of cooked or continental breakfast made exactly to your choosing. We understand that dining is a key part of your memories, and for that reason we are always happy to tailor our menu to your dining needs. We specialize in traditional New Zealand cuisine and focus on using seasonal, local produce and only the finest ingredients.

As a small privately owned B&B, personal service is at the heart of everything we do. Stylish, comfortable and with Cambridge on our doorstep, Blackwood House has all the essential ingredients for an enjoyable and relaxed stay – we look forward to welcoming you.

Services available

As Hamilton International Airport is very handy to our location, we are available to organise airport collections and transfers for all travellers here to Blackwood House.

We offer a similar service with regular tour bus services that frequent the region also.

If this is your first visit to the Waikato, mid North Island region, we are happy to suggest and recommend tours or places to visit while staying with us.