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Watson's Way Lodge

146 reviews
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Room & Suite (11)
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“tennis courts”(12 reviews)
“bike hire”(15 reviews)
“fruit trees”(8 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Self-Serve Laundry
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All reviewstennis courtsbike hirefruit treespicnic tablesbang in the middlecommunal facilitiesgave us a mapwine regionan excellent baselovely couplewine tastehuge kitchentent sitesdorm roomlocal wineriesthis place is a real gemhelpful owners
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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Extremely helpfull and sweet owners. Very charming hostel, with a great garden to hang in. The garden has fruit trees, a hammock, petanque etc. Rooms are simple, but comfy and clean. Common areas are clean and has all you need. Recommendable ;)

1  Thank Christel P
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

My friend and I stayed in Watson's Way while touring the vineyards for a few days in Nov. Absolutely amazing stay, owned by the most lovely and welcoming couple. We felt immediately at home and their place was an excellent base from which to tour...More

1  Thank Aoife M
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Great hostel accommodation, perfectly located for touring the famous Marlborough wine region. The place is owned by a charming elderly couple who take great pride in running the place - the original site was built by the landlord's father in the early 1950s. We stayed...More

1  Thank Dom B
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We loved the place! It feels like home and everything is complete. It's like staying in a decent motel with a backpacker's price (that is if you're sleeping in the car). It's a perfect start to do the wine trails from here and the kind...More

2  Thank Montri L
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Stayed with my friend I was travelling within one of the doubles out the back. Was comfortable, It had a tv amd had been nicely preheated for us! We got the warmest welcome from our lovely hosts.They made us feel at home gave us lots...More

1  Thank Ruby B
Management response:Responded 20 September 2016

Loved your visit, we do meet lovely folks in this job. Have a safe journey home. Pat and Paul.

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Certificate of Excellence
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Kitchenette
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Kitchenette
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"Never stay here!"
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"Two spots for campervans"
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"Set in a courtyard lay out.The new set up allows for a mix of room options for singles, couples etc. all..."
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"Try withe others . The BBH rating is misleading. Insist not to have the doubleroom behind the reception."
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