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Watson's Way Lodge

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Reviewed 17 December 2013

We stayed for three nights in a double room with ensuite bathroom. Our room was called "Toni". It was a little tight for putting all our bags down, but other than that the room was great. The kitchen is well equipped and just about big enough (only two sinks for washing up so when it gets busy you have to...

Thank EdinburghDrich
Reviewed 9 December 2013

We stayed here for 2 nights in a double room with shared bathroom. I do have to say that our double room did not look like any of the photographs above but that said it was cozy and comfortable. The room itself was pretty small and comprised of a bunk bed, double on the bottom and single on the top...

Thank cantwait2holiday
Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 13 November 2013

We stayed here in our campervan for only one night, but what a fantastic place, with great kitchen and common room. The hosts are really sweet and keep things soooo Nice and clean. We rentes bikes from The place, also super experience. Would recommend to anyone!

Thank Morten H
Blenheim, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 August 2013

Yes I do mean "to" and not "from". We stayed at Watsons way for 2 weeks whilst between houses. It was warm, friendly and clean and for backpackers accommodation you couldn't have asked for more. Our private room had a heater, en suite and places to store our clothes as well as a TV with the facility to rent DVD's...

Thank yvonne047
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Reviewed 21 July 2013

I have stayed for one night only travelling around NZ but would recommend the place to everyone. Very friendly owners who make you feel at home. Beautiful Garden with fruit trees where you can sit enjoying your evening. Very nice and spacious common area with fully equipment kitchen. Nice Room. Great location for wine tasting.

Thank Agnieszka_El
Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 July 2013

We had a lovely time at Watson's Way. We stayed in one of there 2 powered sites with our campervan. When we arrived we were greeted by one of the owners who showed us around and advised us where everything was in the town. The bathrooms were clean and the kitchen area was very spacious. On our 2nd day we...

2Thank christina c
Reviewed 27 May 2013

This hostel definitely feels more like it is an hotel. Immaculately clean and well maintained, with a large communal lounge/dining area and kitchen amply stocked. My 2 bed room came with fresh towels on a heated towel rack,a TV/DVD player and two pillows! The gardens are well thought out and perfect for warmer evenings, with use of a BBQ as...

Thank BristolButterflyRed
Bracknell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 April 2013

I stayed for one night partly on my daughters recommendation and partly due to a wine tasting session that required a little siesta ! It's all been said before - what a gem - very friendly owner on site, very very clean communal areas and a very comfortable and clean ensuite room at a reasonable price - the bed linen...

Thank JoeCBansteadUK
Reviewed 11 April 2013

This was a fantastic place to stay. The owners Paul and Pat were so accommodating to our needs and what we wanted to do in the area. Paul's local knowledge of the vineyards in the surrounding area was second to none and why we had a full day of biking and wine tasting. The standards of cleanliness and the facilities...

Thank Japers201
Reviewed 11 April 2013

Are group of four of us stayed here for 1 night to explore the vineyards and were very pleased. The rooms are light, clean and well equiped, no dorms and the hosts are excellent. We hired bikes and were given bags for carrying purchases and maps along with knowledge on what tastings were free, open that day etc. Nice garden...

Thank Andrew_Kellie

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid 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”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles firstresponse46, 17 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Try withe others . The BBH rating is misleading. Insist not to have the doubleroom behind the reception.”
 of 5 bubbles 820arielv, 30 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Depending on your needs but all the beds are great to sleep in. Nice clean linen each day.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles yvonne047, 27 Aug 2013 | Read review
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