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1999 Maraekakaho Road | RD1, 4120, New Zealand (Formerly Cottage in Vines)
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The Vines
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I could not well speak English, be heard. But Mary was very kind. So I was relax very. Beautiful scenery, delicious cuisine&wine. I was able to very good trip thanks to Mary!

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TheVines, Owner at The Vines, responded to this review

Pleased you stay was one to remember also pleased you got back safe and sound. More

Ashhurst, null, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you Mary and Hamish for a superb weekend away! Amazing wee slice of paradise, glorious gardens, stylish cottage with all the little extras that make a mini break memorable, a breakfast of kings!!! even making our little treasures feel special too!! Above all this though, the super warm and friendly hosts!! Thank you again Mary and Hamish!!

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TheVines, Owner at The Vines, responded to this review

As it was the all blacks playing all of you had a great time even the kids were a pleasure to have and were all so polite a pleasure to have see you next time for a get away. More

Napier, New Zealand
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staying at the Vines was "such fun". The hosts, Mary & Hamish, make you feel so welcome and do everything they can to make your stay a 5 star event, and they succeed. The surroundings are beautiful, the food amazing, (you never go hungry) and the accommodation is very clean & comfortable. I have no problem recommending the Vines, as... More

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TheVines, Owner at The Vines, responded to this review

Pleased your meetings went well here and that you chose to stay at the vines next meeting make it summer so your down time can be by the swimming pool and have a go on the tennis court look forward to seeing you all again More

Manukau City, Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mary & Hamish are two of the most hospitable hosts I've ever stayed with. They go out of their way to make sure you are relaxed, well fed and welcome. They make you feel like a 5 star customer whilst you stay in the comfort of one of the most homely and warmest accommodation properties you will ever stay in.... More

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TheVines, Owner at The Vines, responded to this review

Yes is a great place to stay and relax after a hard day working next time make it the summer so you can use the tennis court and swimming your family would love it .Look forward to seeing you again. More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We chose to stay at The Vines purely on location as we have friends nearby, and couldn't have made a better selection! Mary went out of her way to accommodate our family, especially our 6 month old, providing cot/change table/high chair to lighten our car load. Coming from the city, we loved the view of the hills, the vines, the... More

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TheVines, Owner at The Vines, responded to this review

Was so great meeting you all and Baby Ted was so cute and the older children reading to him was great to see it was a shame the weather was cold but was winter but do come for the summer break and make the most of the pool and swimming pool and see what else can offer you all Take... More

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Thank you Mary and Hamish for a truly memorable weekend every aspect of our stay was stunning the setting overlooking the Pool the Tennis court and the Doves nesting on the Dove cote. Then the evening with outstanding food wines and a roaring fire with the most perfect mine hosts What more could you want than the most comfortable bed... More

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TheVines, Owner at The Vines, responded to this review

Pleased your birthday was a great surprise for you they had gone to a lot of trouble to keep it a surprise for you and of course we turned on the weather for you all see you again soon. More

Whangaparaoa, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

The vines is a great location, has great food and the welcome is very friendly. A great place to relax and unwind. Set amongst some lovely vineyards, we will be visiting again towards the end of the year, highly recommend it.

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TheVines, Owner at The Vines, responded to this review

Well what can I say for you was a stunning weekend weather great watching you have a game of tennis then have a go on the bikes now that was a laugh. Look forward to seeing you back More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

My family and I absolutely loved our time at "The Vines". The property is beautiful and Mary is a fabulous host. Mary really does do above and beyond, from the homemade chocolate chippie biscuits on arrival to the muffins to go - she is a super star host :) We would highly recommend The Vines to others whether is be... More

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TheVines, Owner at The Vines, responded to this review

Loved having you all to stay for horse of the year look forward to seeing you all next year. and a pleasure to meet all your family thank you. More

Singapore, Singapore
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Mary and Hamish are hosts that enjoy what they do...and it shows. From cozy chats over wine and cheese in the evenings, to spontaneous invitations to watch the grapes in their estate being harvested in the dawn, Mary and Hamish are so sincere about making their guests comfortable and making sure our needs are met. Located in the heart of... More

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TheVines, Owner at The Vines, responded to this review

A big thank you and yes you did have a amazing time here in New Zealand pleased you stayed in the Hawkes Bay you got to see first hand the picking of the vintage harvest up close . We will meet again.Take care and keep having fun More

New Plymouth, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Mary you were outstanding, you went above and beyond our expectations. We went to Hastings from new Plymouth for a hens party to do the on yer bike winery tour what a Blast! Mary your homes are beautiful, we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Excellent location, and wonderful food. highly recommend!

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TheVines, Owner at The Vines, responded to this review

Great to see you all having fun. All you girls made this happed for the bride and the weather was great .Pleased you all had a fun weekend. More

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Address: 1999 Maraekakaho Road | RD1, 4120, New Zealand (Formerly Cottage in Vines)
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region

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