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Watson's Way Lodge

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New York City
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

Very cute accommodation. Private room was very nice with easy access to the kitchen. Very clean room, comfy bed. The grounds of the hostel have lots of fruit trees. There are also tomatoes and pumpkins. Bikes are available to visit the wineries. Location is very close to the supermarket, organic fruit farm and wineries. Hosts are welcoming and accommodating. Great...

Thank ukkaleaf
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

My friend and I stayed two nights here and absolutely loved it! We were in our campervan so can't comment on the rooms, but the kitchen and lounge area were like a home away from home. The owners make you feel so welcomed and give you a thorough tour when you first arrive. They are a fountain of knowledge for...

Thank Bm1892
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 22 February 2016

No complaints at this price NZD 100 for a double room. However, not sure why the amount of wifi is limited. Join the 21st century! Breakfast and dinner suggestions were good. owners were very kind and friendly. Would stay here again and recommend for mid-budget travelers in Marlborough, but they should really offer free unlimited wifi as the rest of...

Thank ranger22SG
Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

We've stayed at the Watsons Way for four nights with our little Baby and we all loved it. The rooms, bathrooms, kitchen, living area, and all facilities (BBQ/Safari Bath...) are all exceptionally clean. We would highly recommend this place to everyone looking for a nice stay in Renwick-very close to the Wineries. Thanks to Pat&Paul: you made our stay perfect....

Thank Magdalena D
Reviewed 19 January 2016

This place is a real gem, run by a lovely family. Its at the vert heart of the wine region and Renwick is a smaller, nicer place to stay then Blenheim. You can hire bikes here at a discount price and wander around the vineyards. There is a handy supermarket, pub and fish shop very close by. We loved our...

Thank Lesley C
Layer de la Haye, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2016

What a glorious find. This lodge and backpackers should definitely have boutique in the title, as its truly a hidden gem. The owners have a bunk room, twins, doubles, ensuites, space for a few tents and for two vans/camping cars. There's a shared kitchen with great facilities and lots of utensils. The dining room and lounge is also really cosy...

Thank ASocialNomad
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 14 December 2015

The owners are very friendly and helpful and are clearly proud of their facilities. The location couldn't be better and everything is spotlessly clean. The kitchen is well equipped and the grounds nicely cared for. Bicycles with panniers can be rented for a modest fee. Along with the bicycles, comes a map of the wineries and excellent advice regarding your...

Thank 507william
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

We were fortunate to get a double room for 1 night and then got bike hire for the day ($18 each). The rooms were clean, well furnished and nicely decorated. The bikes were in good condition and we were given a good run through of the local cellar doors by the owner on a map - very useful to pick...

Thank 4,773
Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

We only rented bikes but had a wonderful experience with the couple who own it. They have great recommendations for wineries to visit while on the bike tour. The couple were very gracious and helpful with other recommendations in the area as well.

Thank kendallghawkins
Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

A lovely comfortable well equipped place to stay. The hosts made us feel really welcome and at home. We were also able to to hire bikes there which we used to tour around the vineyards. My friend and I were in one of the small cabin rooms which was stunning and cozy. We also took full advantage of the well...

Thank lauraeb2014

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Watson's Way Lodge

Address: 56 High Street, Renwick 7204, New Zealand (Formerly Watson's Way Backpackers)
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Renwick
Number of rooms: 8
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“Two spots for campervans”
ASocialNomad, 2 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Set in a courtyard lay out.The new set up allows for a mix of room options for singles, couples etc. all excellent.”
firstresponse46, 17 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Try withe others . The BBH rating is misleading. Insist not to have the doubleroom behind the reception.”
820arielv, 30 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Depending on your needs but all the beds are great to sleep in. Nice clean linen each day.”
729jeremyw, 21 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Private en suite rooms are available as well as family rooms and bunk rooms for those on a tight budget but all are clean and warm.”
yvonne047, 27 Aug 2013 | Read review
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