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Ghent, Belgium
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The kitchen was new and clean. In the backyard you have a lovely view on the river. Because the street isn't that interesting. It's nearby a supermarket and a good organic coffee place. 15 min walk from city center or i-site busstop. Lovely people. Big range of films you can hire. We turned the living room into a cinema. The...

Thank lorev60
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

There wasn't particularly anything terrible to grumble at but apart from the gorgeous river view at the back there is nothing to rave about either! Rooms are very basic and old school, had to wait a while for a shower and the kitchen is very small for a lot of people! All quite normal things for hostels and it is...

Thank NaomiF2901
Balmoral, Australia
Reviewed 5 December 2016

We booked a self contained unit above the garage at the Grapevine. We arrived very late due to a mechanical issue with the ferry but this was no problem. We called staff about this and they were very friendly and accomodating to us. The unit had large bedrooms and everything was nice and clean. I didn't use the shower but...

Thank Leeuw605
Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We originally booked into a dorm but many of the people there work in the area and it was absolutely filthy and a dump. I know it's difficult working and living in a hostel but you couldn't see the floor, it stank of sweat and stale food as well as people glaring at you and being unfriendly for taking the...

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Hessisch Oldendorf, Germany
Reviewed 1 February 2016

I stayed in a 5 bed dorm which was clean and comfortable. I had enough space for my backpack, although I'm not sure if a three level bunk bed is the best solution for making space. The street is not a main road so there's no traffic and it is quiet. It's a short walk to town and the grocery...

Thank Hannah S
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 9 December 2015 via mobile

We stayed in a double room situated above the garage (outside the main building with kitchen, dorm rooms and communal area). Our room was clean and tidy, there was a shared bathroom with the room opposite and an oil radiation heater in the room (we needed it as it did get a little cold). We didn't stay in the dorm...

Thank 4,773
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 October 2015

We visited with our 2 twin sons for 2 nights in the holidays, the room was clean and comfortable. One son was ill during the night and it was no effort the next day for staff to remake and clean up. Thank you. A reasonable price, very clean, lovely outside space and pretty. A nice walk into town, quite a...

Thank clatworthys
Reviewed 2 June 2015 via mobile

A bit of a walk from the bus stop but without backpacks it feels more central! Short distance to town and the Marlborough wineries. It felt homely and relaxed with clean, spacious rooms and the opportunity to sleep on one of the triple bunk beds! The kitchen and lounge suited the small but loved old house and led to a...

Thank Rachajack
Diana L, Owner at The Grapevine, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our accommodation. We always hope visitors have an enjoyable stay in Marlborough.

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Reviewed 1 June 2015 via mobile

Clean, reasonable price, the river out back makes the garden picturesque. Clean kitchen and lots of dvd choice in the lounge area. It was pretty quiet when we were there, but that may be due to the time of year. Loads of plug sockets in the rooms next to each bed!

Thank Ellieee_28
Fargo, North Dakota
Reviewed 11 May 2015

We are a young couple and booked a private room in this hostel. The room was the largest private room I've ever been in, in a hostel. The bathrooms were well maintained and clean. The Wifi is extra, but that's every where in NZ (please consider changing this Grapevine to "stand out" and get with the times). They have a...

Thank yandrewj

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Address: 29 Park Terrace, Blenheim, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Blenheim
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
The Grapevine Blenheim, New Zealand - Marlborough
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“most rooms were quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles clatworthys, 13 Oct 2015 | Read review
“if you're looking for a double and really want to stay here...ask for the one that IS NOT right next to the bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles debstheleo, 14 Sep 2012 | Read review
“Get the twin or double in the seperate house, worth the extra couple of bucks.”
 of 5 bubbles knixee, 22 Jan 2012 | Read review
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