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24 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 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... More 

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Hessisch Oldendorf, Germany
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8 reviews
Reviewed 2 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... More 

Thank Hannah S
Adelaide, Australia
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 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... More 

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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 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... More 

Thank clatworthys
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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... More 

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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. More 

New Zealand
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30 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 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!

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Fargo, North Dakota
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13 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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... More 

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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32 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2015 via mobile

We stayed a couple of nights in one of the (new?) double rooms above the detached garage. The room was spacious, clean and shared a bathroom with only one other double room. So far, so good. The main building holds the dorms and common areas. It's a old wooden house so very noisy. We had a glimpse of a couple... More 

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Airdrie, Canada
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72 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2015

I got the the hostel, saw my room, sat down, and turned around and out the door. I'm not the best backpacker - I'm sure it was fine, but just not for me. No locks on the doors, very dirty room that was falling apart and flies everywhere (understandable about the flies). Staff was good, but I just didn't feel... More 

Thank ShleeGreen
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78 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2015 via mobile

This place is about 15-20mins from the bus drop off/isite. It's clean spacious and friendly. Rooms had lockers and shelves to store stuff. There is a lounge- tv and DVDs, kitchen, table outside overlooking the river. Free washing but buy your own powder elsewhere first. We had free canoe boats that we could borrow which was great!mcds, Burger King and... More 

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Additional Information about The Grapevine

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, 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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