The gardens at this colonial mansion, high on Napier Hill, have panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and the splendid Kaweka Ranges. John and June McEnallay are the hosts at this Napier classic. The rooms have native timber floors, American king-size beds, and elaborate bathrooms. Large verandas open onto landscaped grounds, where you can lounge by the heated swimming pool; there's also a lovely fireplace in the lounge. Dinners must be booked in advance.