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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

This place is set over looking a meadow on one side and the vine yards on the other. all the cottages have different coloured roofs n a quirky high ceiling window which gives it a quirky appearance. Inside it's spacious including the bathroom. only down side with the bath room is since there is no partition for the shower the...

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MargrainVillas, Manager at Margrain Vineyard Villas, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for your review. It's great to hear that you appreciated the design and enjoyed the spaciousness of the Villas - the Villas were architecturally designed by Roger Walker, the quirky appearance is loved by many. Our complimentary in-room continental breakfast is very popular. I'm so glad you had great weather, and hopefully you were able to visit...

Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Stayed the long weekend in the Pinot Villa, which I think is the largest of the villas. Nicely furnished and comfortable with lots of space. Great balcony overlooking fields and orchard area (mandarin & grapefruit trees). Room has a breakfast area with microwave, fridge and toaster plus various supplied. Given the size of the place, it would really benefit from...

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MargrainVillas, Manager at Margrain Vineyard Villas, responded to this review

Hi, and thank you for taking the time to post a review. I'm glad you had a comfortable stay, and enjoyed the spaciousness of the Pinot Suite, and views from the private balcony. We do have a room with a full kitchen, The Vineyard Suite, if you were wanting kitchen facilities. We have a regular rotating schedule for professionally cleaning...

Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

I'm pleased I had read reviews from others, so was expecting what they are- or else we would have been disappointed. The Villas are very 'tired', and really need a tidy up. The windows were in poor repair and hard to manage. The continental breakfast on hand is a nice touch- There is only a fridge and a small dresser...

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MargrainVillas, Manager at Margrain Vineyard Villas, responded to this review

Hi, and thank you for your comments. It would be great if you could please contact us directly, to let us know which room you were staying in so we can look into any window maintenance required. We have checked all of the rooms but cannot find one that has an issue. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed the complimentary...

Whanganui, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 January 2016

We were very disappointed in the upkeep and the cleanliness of this accommodation. Did not look like it had been vacuumed and the balcony was full of cobwebs. Parts of the bathroom needed some upkeep. This was not a cheap room so we expected a little more. Restaurant was amazing, only good thing going for it.

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MargrainVillas, Manager at Margrain Vineyard Villas, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for taking the time to review us. I'm sorry you were not satisfied with your room. It would be great if you could please contact us directly, to let us know which room you stayed in, so we can fully investigate. We have a continual ongoing maintenance schedule in place, and anything urgent that comes up requiring...

Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights for a post Christmas break. The studios were spacious and clean with large bathroom (though no bath). There are no cooking facilities but fridge/kettle/plates etc supplied. Units are serviced but washing up liquid would have been useful. Rooms quite light as no blackout curtains and no curtains in skylight windows.

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MargrainVillas, Manager at Margrain Vineyard Villas, responded to this review

Hi, thank you for your review, I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and the spaciousness of the Studio Villas. We hope to see you here again sometime in the future. Michelle

Clitheroe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Lovely, country style eaterie, with good indoor and spacious outdoor eating areas. Food was freshly made, interesting, homely with a twist, and very good value. We both had lamb burgers, which had a Moroccan flavour to them. The meat was very good quality, finely chopped meat (not ground mush), served in a large, fresh breadroll, with a generous salad. Good,...

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MargrainVillas, Manager at Margrain Vineyard Villas, responded to this review

Hi, and thank you for the lovely review of The Vineyard Cafe and Cellar Door at Margrain Vineyard, I have passed your kind comments onto the team. The burgers at the Cafe are very popular, as are the healthy options for children's meals. I'm glad you enjoyed the wine tasting, Margrain has a great selection. I hope you enjoyed the...

Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 January 2016

We stayed New Years Eve in a Gate house which was a good price for what we got - very cosy, lovely views and clean - the breakfast was generous. The next night we stayed in the Gatehouse suite - was great to have the extra space - was clean and comfy but overpriced. The reception seemed friendly enough. We...

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MargrainVillas, Manager at Margrain Vineyard Villas, responded to this review

Hello, and thank you for your review. The Gatehouse rooms are very popular with their great location on the vineyard, and next to the Cellar Door and Cafe. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay there, and the complimentary in-room continental breakfast. We look forward to seeing you here again soon. Michelle

Masterton, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Having read previous reviews after booking, I was very dubious to stay here, but had all fears put aside upon arrival. The villas are stepped back, so your verandah area is completely private - and the view is over lovely farmland. The villa was clean and tidy, and the bathroom has a huge open tiled shower (use the non-slip mat...

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MargrainVillas, Manager at Margrain Vineyard Villas, responded to this review

Hi and thank you for your review. I'm so glad you had a great stay. It's great to hear you enjoyed the private balcony - they were designed to maximise privacy and the views over the Huangarua River Valley. The large wet-room style showers are very popular. We're excited that the wine tasting at Margrain's Cellar Door is now open...

Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

Thanks Margrain Villas for a beautiful stay. The villa was very spacious and private and it was lovely to have percolated coffee with our continental brekkie out on our own private outdoor table. A serene setting in a great town for bike riding around wineries. Thanks and would highly recommend for anyone looking for good service and a relaxing weekend...

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MargrainVillas, Manager at Margrain Vineyard Villas, responded to this review

Hi, thank you for your lovely review. I'm glad you enjoyed the spaciousness and privacy of the Villas and balconies, and the complimentary continental breakfast. Martinborough is very unique in the way you can access so many wineries by bike (or foot) - it's great to hear you had such a relaxing weekend away. Thanks again. Michelle

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 August 2015

Definitely would not go back and do not recommend. Reminiscent of a backpackers. The negative: The room was very dated and needed a good clean. I would not walk barefoot on that carpet. The bed was terribly uncomfortable - two singles pushed together with soft, springy mattresses, which could do with replacing. Upon waking in the morning, in the light...

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  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Margrain Vineyard Villas

Address: Cnr Ponatahi & Huangarua Rds | PO Box 97, Martinborough, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wairarapa > Martinborough
Price Range: ₹ 5,769 - ₹ 17,306 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“light sleepers should ask for rooms away from the road”
 of 5 bubbles IndyG66, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Villas, but a free standing villa would be better”
 of 5 bubbles rebeccad989, 30 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The Gatehouses are a better room than the Villas but not as private”
 of 5 bubbles randl24, 3 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room at a different venue”
 of 5 bubbles L33-bee, 26 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Take ear plugs and eye masks! Villas with lower numbers are further away from the road, so it could be worth asking for Villa 1 or 2 when making your booking if road noise is something that keeps you awake.”
  • View of deck, featuring table and chairs
  • Sunset view from deck
  • View across bed, looking towards deck from front door
  • View over fields from deck
  • View from deck
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  • Sunlight coming in curtainless windows at 6am
 of 5 bubbles SLKrivan, 21 Apr 2015 | Read review
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