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Paris, France
Reviewed 17 February 2015

Watson's Way is a great hostel with the nicest owners, Paul and his wife! The place is super clean and with all utilities. We had a camper van and stayed there for 3 nights. We were able to use everything in the kitchen and all. They also have games. And they rent out bikes with a map of the wine...

1Thank Marianne M
Reviewed 3 February 2015

We really enjoyed our stay at Watson's. Pat and Paul were very friendly and helpful. Pat gave us a great advice about where to go on our wine tour. The place was clean, very well organised and had a homely feel.

Thank dashers85
Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 January 2015

We stayed here for the third time over a 6 year period of time and felt like we were coming home. The kitchen is always spotless and has every cooking utensil you ever need and Linda makes sure it is up to scratch every morning. The rooms are immaculate and the owners Pat & Paul ensure you enjoy your stay...

Thank JanMac76
Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 December 2014

Such a lovely couple run this place, Pat and Paul. We stayed there in our campervan for a night and had a great time. The place is very well run, with pride, and the facilities are very good and very clean. A great place to do laundry too with reasonable rates. There are super kitchen facilities here and a beautiful...

Thank aisling q
Reviewed 21 December 2014

stayed Dec '14 ---positives--- helpful owner, well-stocked kitchen, good value, would stay again for sure ---negatives--- not many… small rooms, décor has seen better days, stingy free wifi allocation (20MB?) ===================================================================

Thank IDR_UK
Reviewed 19 December 2014

We stayed a night in the car park. $18 for full use of facilities and rented bikes to cycle to the wineries for $18. Great deal. The place has wonderful, clean facilities, great atmosphere and the most amazing couple owns the place. They were helpful beyond belief and SO sweet. Stay here.

Thank RestlessWanderlust
Reviewed 2 December 2014 via mobile

Perfect stay in this lovely Hostel. The hosts are great and the common areas are perfect ! We had the private room, very confortable and very clean. We got a lot of advices for the Bike tour as well which was great ! We WILL recommend it to everybody.

Thank IdfVoyageur
Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 29 July 2014 via mobile

This is a great location for seeing the wine district. The sign advertised two campervan spots and when we arrived we were the only one. By the second night the owner had let four campervans in together and it was like a carpark. You could hear everything we were so close. We were leaving early on checkout and my husband...

1Thank claired1982
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 11 May 2014

Had a great stay here for 3 nights last December but only getting to review now. Location is right in the centre of the wine region with bikes to hire. We had a spacious double room with ensuite with a little table and chairs outside the door which we used in the evenings. Everything was clean but a bit out...

1Thank simongb
Reviewed 6 May 2014

Stayed here for one night then moved to a friends house. Stayed hete the night before a party i was going to. Good accommodation stayed in a private room but saw dorms which looked clean and tidy too but dorms maybe a bit cramped if full. All communal areas were clean and we'll maintained. Didn't use the kitchen but it...


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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
  • 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
Also Known As:
Watson's Way Lodge Renwick, New Zealand - Marlborough
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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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