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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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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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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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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

Aviemore, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014 via mobile

We have just spent three glorious days with Mary and Hamish in Hawkes Bay. The setting is fabulous, in the middle of a vineyard with easy access to the many wonderful wineries in the area. Lunch at Elephant Hills was very special. Anyone can provide comfort, cleanliness and good service but hospitality with out pretence of the like we received... More

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TheVines, Owner at The Vines, responded to this review

Delighted that you enjoyed your stay at the vines we will meet again perhaps when we come to Scotland I said you arrive as strangers and leave as friends and that did happen for Hamish and my self .Take care and travel safe. More

Aviemore, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Just had the most fantastic few days staying with Mary and Hamish at the Vines. The setting is wonderful and the hospitality endless. Mary is a brilliant cook and the legendary muffins are to die for. In fact,I've got a bit of a "muffin top" myself now after eating so many of them!!! Mary and Hamish we love you and... More

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TheVines, Owner at The Vines, responded to this review

Hope the muffins go down well for you back home pleased you enjoyed the wineries here in the Hawkes Bay and the weather played a great part see you soon and enjoy the rest of your trip through out New Zealand as you will be back to the cold weather. More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

My wife and I attended this years concert at the Mission Estate and we stayed two nights at the Vines as we had done for the previous years concert . Mary and Hamish were great hosts during our stay and could not do enough to ensure that we had an enjoyable stay at the Vines . Once again Mary's breakfasts... More

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TheVines, Owner at The Vines, responded to this review

thank you for the review was great to have you both back to stay and look forward to seeing you both again and looking so well pleased to see you enjoyed the Mission concert Thank you both again. More

Hamilton, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We arrived on the Friday, tired and weary, and the weekend spent at the Vines was like running a hot bath, lying back and letting the warmth soak in. By the time we left on the Sunday we were five totally different people. Mary looked after us so well and we can only say thank you. In fact if I... More

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TheVines, Owner at The Vines, responded to this review

What I enjoyed most about you staying with us was the swimming pool and having a laugh about you all in the pool drinking wine but of course it was an extremely hot weekend and you all needed to cool of that weekend temp reached 37 hope to see you all again for the next Art Deco weekend More

New Plymouth, New Zealand
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Lucky me I sent 5 Days at The Vines not a spot of rain, glorious long days spent taking in the Hawkes Bay area and loving it and where better to stay than The Vines. Mary and Hamish are wonderful hosts and Mary has a special knack of giving you even more then you expect! Their home/ B&B is beautiful... More

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TheVines, Owner at The Vines, responded to this review

loved having you to stay as you were working here in the Bay and travelling and alone pleased to make your stay wonderful see you again. 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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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Boutique Bed and Breakfast... Relax and enjoy the tranquil setting of our 30 acre vineyard in the Hawkes Bay. Tickle the taste buds and visiting the range of wineries surrounding us or treat yourself to the shopping in Hawkes Bay. Relax around the swimming pool and enjoy the outdoor living. Come and join us in in one of the rooms in the Estate of the vineyard or enjoy the self contained cottage. Picnic hampers/catering available upon request. Breakfast is included as part of the tariff in "The Estate" rooms only. Short drive to Hastings, Havelock North and Napier. Some of the Hawkes Bays leading wineries and venues nearby. Cycle to Abbey Cellars, Alpha Domus Winery, Te Awa vinyard, Trinity Hill and Sileni Estate. ... more   less 
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