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Aylstone Boutique Retreat

4.0 of 5 19 Huangarua Road, Martinborough, New Zealand
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Surrey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We booked this place for two nights as part of a two week tour round the North Island. We stayed in mainly motels and chose Aylstone because we wanted something different. We booked in September and the booking confirmation stated 'room rate includes gourmet continental style breakfast buffet served in Aylstone private restaurant '. We thought this would be a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a greeting awaited us as this amazing boutique hotel. An idyllic location with our own courtyard over looking the vines of Margrain vineyard..........with the sun shining, the birds singing it is a perfect place to chill and enjoy a relaxing few days. Just a 10 minute walk to the beautiful town centre of Martinborough with its beautiful shops and... More 

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Hawkes Bay
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow, what a wonderful place to stay. We had two nights at Aylstone just after a busy New Year. We couldn't have picked a better place to have rest and relaxation. Marilyn welcomed us, she was fountain of local knowledge and nothing was too much trouble. The new owners are doing a wonderful job, the rooms are lovely, complete with... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very warm welcome awaits you on arrival at this hotel. My new wife and I spent one night at the hotel whilst en route to Wellington for the New Year - we weren't disappointed, and wished we could have stayed longer. Stunning location and brilliantly appointed room, (we stayed in cologne room). Bed was big, and really comfortable. My... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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55 reviews 55 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Having stayed very recently I just wan to follow up on the last review, the people who took over the running of Aylstone are incredibly lovely, accommodating, attentive, friendly and welcoming. The moment you enter the retreat, you can't help but feel relaxed and laid back. We stayed in a lovely and spacious room which opened up onto a shared... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
23 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I have to say, up front, that Denise and Bruce, the two delightful people running Aylstone when we stayed are moving on. So one just has to hope that the new owners do as well because our one might there was very pleasant. Our downstairs room was perfectly adequate for a one-night stay with the added bonus of an outside... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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24 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

The Aylstone is a very comfortable, although not luxurious, accommodation about a mile from the center of Martinborough. We stayed in an upstairs room that was adequate size, very clean but a very small bath. The bed was comfortable. It is in a very pleasant setting among the vineyards. This is more of a B&B than a hotel although priced... More 

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Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This is the sort of hotel that you would want to buy and run it yourself. It is a delightful place . The owners are two of the friendliest people we met. It is difficult to express how much my wife and I enjoyed our stay. It was a pity it was so short but if the chance arose for... More 

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Letchworth, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
42 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Aylstone is a lovely place in a quiet corner of the the south end of NZ's north island on the outskirts of the very quaint vineyard town of Martinborough. Off the beaten track but very much worth a visit. We were the only guests but Bruce and Denise our hosts were attentive and helpful. Arranged a lovely dinner in a... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014 via mobile

Two lovely nights were spent in this lovely B&B. Location was perfect, only about ten minutes walk from town and plenty of places to eat. Underfloor heating was a treat, and everything was completely comfortable.

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Address: 19 Huangarua Road, Martinborough, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wairarapa > Martinborough
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Aylstone Boutique Retreat 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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