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The Vines

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Reviewed 24 October 2016

Really nice place to stay - comfortably fit 8 of us and had everything we needed to cater for our big group. Great BBQ and kitchen. Mary was very kind and helpful with a lot of suggestions of things to do and places to eat. She even cooked a really nice Thai fish curry for us! Can't be beaten for... More 

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Reviewed 9 October 2016

We booked out the cottage with Mary, slept 9, Super King room, Queen room, 4 King Single in end room and a hallway bed. Across the road to Seleni winerery so grand and beautiful (easy start biking) Trinity Hill, Abbey Cellars, Te Awa, Alpha Domus, Fat Monk. Cottage is indoor outdoor flow, great beds and very clean. Mary (host) came... More 

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Thank Chanelle B
TheVines, Owner at The Vines, responded to this review

Loved you all staying and enjoying the swimming and tennis court .Yes and we do have a great pic of wineries.You do not even need to get in your car that was the bonus for you all watching the kids play in the vines and try to catch rabbits.Looking forward to having you all again. More 

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Reviewed 23 September 2016

A memorable experience! Beautiful surroundings, superior accommodation, exceptional food, incomparable hospitality. Mary and Hamish are arguably the best hosts I have ever encountered. Unique and Superb! Truly special and highly recommended.

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TheVines, Owner at The Vines, responded to this review

Hamish and I were delighted to meet you and thank you for the review look forward to meeting you again perhaps in the summer so you can enjoy out outdoor and have a swim and a game of tennis More 

Havelock North, New Zealand
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Reviewed 22 July 2016

We stayed there with the family and felt really at home. Every day Mary surprised us with great meals - she cooked special Kids menus too. We all enjoyed the amazing garden,the fantastic view in the vineries and the nice pool ,the rest and relaxation... We had our own separated area in the house- which is wonderful designed -a cozy... More 

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Thank mandyheeger
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

My husband and I have stayed at The Vines once a month for the last 7 months when we come to Hastings on business, and have booked ahead for the next few months. I now look forward to these trips as a bit of luxury and relaxation in our busy lives. Mary is incredibly hospitable and goes out of her... More 

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Thank Joanna L
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Reviewed 17 July 2016

I felt welcome from the first moment when Mary pick me up from the airport. The house, the gardens, the pool, the tennis court... it is a place to just calm down and forget about the everyday hectic of the "city life". Mary and Hamish are excellent hosts, they showed me the region, the lovely nature and the endless views... More 

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Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Mary and Hamish, shared their home with warmth and love. We felt so comfortable, enjoying their lovely home. The house is gorgeous, a place to totally rewind and relax. It is central to all the great places in the Hawkes Bay. The hospitality was truly special, we can't wait to come back......

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TheVines, Owner at The Vines, responded to this review

Thank you Jenna was great meeting you both and well done for doing the run. You have inspired Hamish and I to do this next year.We will keep in touch. More 

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Reviewed 15 May 2016

This place was perfect for our stay to do the Hawkes Bay half marathon. The B&B is just a couple hundred meters from the finish line. The place itself is super awesome. We stayed in the main house and both Mary and Hamish made us feel right at home. The breakfast we got both mornings were great and blew our... More 

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TheVines, Owner at The Vines, responded to this review

Well done for doing the Marathon You did the long run 41 ks I wish I was much younger To do this but I will keep swimming Looking forward to seeing you again. More 

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Reviewed 15 April 2016

what a pleasure to stay @ The Vines. Once again Mary and Hamish were perfect host! This time I stayed in the house the bedroom was so comfortable the décor is exquisite and it must be the best shower I has ever had ! Mary cooked us amazing meals even the packed lunch was five star standard. I can highly... More 

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TheVines, Owner at The Vines, responded to this review

Was a pleasure to have you back hope your meetings went well and looking forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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Reviewed 15 February 2016

We are just back from the most enjoyable weekend at The Vines. We stayed in the B&B which was absolutely beautiful and immaculate. It is the perfect location for a weekend away. We cycled to nearby vineyards and enjoyed swimming and relaxing by the pool. We found it very peaceful lying on the hammock watching the stars! Mary was an... More 

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loved having you to stay and the weather was great pleased you enjoyed your cycle ride Thank you More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Self Contained Cottage and Boutique Bed and Breakfast... Relax and enjoy the tranquil setting of our 30 acre vineyard in the Hawkes Bay. Tickle the taste buds and visit a large range of wineries. Treat yourself to a round of golf or shopping in Hawkes Bay. Relax around the swimming pool or tennis court and enjoy the outdoor living. Picnic hampers/catering available upon request. Breakfast is included as part of the tariff in "The B and B" rooms only. Short drive to Hastings, Havelock North and Napier. Some of the Hawkes Bays leading wineries and venues are nearby. Cycle to Abbey Cellars, Alpha Domus Winery, Te Awa vinyard, Trinity Hill and Sileni Estate. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Vines

Address: 1999 Maraekakaho Road | RD1, 4120, New Zealand (Formerly Cottage in Vines)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region
Price Range: €198 - €206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Every room has view of Vines but the King Bed would have to be the best ther so comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles , 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are exquisitely furnished, serene and tranquil and extremely comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles , 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are very comfotable”
 of 5 bubbles 51nigel, 15 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Great weekend away from the big city life”
 of 5 bubbles AlanFisherNZ, 17 May 2015 | Read review
“Make sure you have a large room .. Ours was quite small with a double bed and a bathroom some metres away.”
 of 5 bubbles Deeeffbee, 25 Dec 2014 | Read review
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