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The Vines

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Havelock North, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed there with the family and felt really at home. Every day Mary surprised us with great meals - she cooked special Kids menus too. We all enjoyed the amazing garden,the fantastic view in the vineries and the nice pool ,the rest and relaxation... We had our own separated area in the house- which is wonderful designed -a cozy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

My husband and I have stayed at The Vines once a month for the last 7 months when we come to Hastings on business, and have booked ahead for the next few months. I now look forward to these trips as a bit of luxury and relaxation in our busy lives. Mary is incredibly hospitable and goes out of her... More 

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Thank Joanna L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

I felt welcome from the first moment when Mary pick me up from the airport. The house, the gardens, the pool, the tennis court... it is a place to just calm down and forget about the everyday hectic of the "city life". Mary and Hamish are excellent hosts, they showed me the region, the lovely nature and the endless views... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

Mary and Hamish, shared their home with warmth and love. We felt so comfortable, enjoying their lovely home. The house is gorgeous, a place to totally rewind and relax. It is central to all the great places in the Hawkes Bay. The hospitality was truly special, we can't wait to come back......

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TheVines, Owner at The Vines, responded to this review

Thank you Jenna was great meeting you both and well done for doing the run. You have inspired Hamish and I to do this next year.We will keep in touch. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

This place was perfect for our stay to do the Hawkes Bay half marathon. The B&B is just a couple hundred meters from the finish line. The place itself is super awesome. We stayed in the main house and both Mary and Hamish made us feel right at home. The breakfast we got both mornings were great and blew our... More 

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Thank Vidura G
TheVines, Owner at The Vines, responded to this review

Well done for doing the Marathon You did the long run 41 ks I wish I was much younger To do this but I will keep swimming Looking forward to seeing you again. More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

what a pleasure to stay @ The Vines. Once again Mary and Hamish were perfect host! This time I stayed in the house the bedroom was so comfortable the décor is exquisite and it must be the best shower I has ever had ! Mary cooked us amazing meals even the packed lunch was five star standard. I can highly... More 

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TheVines, Owner at The Vines, responded to this review

Was a pleasure to have you back hope your meetings went well and looking forward to seeing you again soon. More 

New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

We are just back from the most enjoyable weekend at The Vines. We stayed in the B&B which was absolutely beautiful and immaculate. It is the perfect location for a weekend away. We cycled to nearby vineyards and enjoyed swimming and relaxing by the pool. We found it very peaceful lying on the hammock watching the stars! Mary was an... More 

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TheVines, Owner at The Vines, responded to this review

loved having you to stay and the weather was great pleased you enjoyed your cycle ride Thank you More 

Pershore, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016

We stayed at The Vines for 2 nights during our tour if the North Island. Mary and Hamish made us feel really at home. We felt utterly relaxed and spoilt with our very generous hosts. Wonderful location, beautiful rooms and great pool. Hope to revisit!

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Thank Lou G
TheVines, Owner at The Vines, responded to this review

We put the weather on for you both so that was a bonus as the swimming pool was well used pool temp now 30 deg.Would love to have you to stay again. More 

Cheshire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016

The Vines is a beautiful house set amidst vineyards and lovely views and located just 8 minutes drive from Havelock North. We were immediately made to feel at home by Mary the owner who provided excellent home made breakfasts and produced a lovely evening meal on one of the three nights of our stay. Whilst The Vines is run as... More 

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TheVines, Owner at The Vines, responded to this review

Great you all made this your home while away and pleased you enjoyed the wedding over the road which the weather was turned on for you come back to NZ again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

For those who appreciate serenity in a beautiful setting, this is the place. This charming B&B is located in a working vineyard in Hawks Bay's premier wine growing region. Hamish and Mary are charming hosts whose beautiful home comes complete with a manicured regulation tennis court and good sized pool. Mary's breakfasts were gastronomical delights which varied every day. Mary... More 

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TheVines, Owner at The Vines, responded to this review

A Big Thank you for your stay was a great delight meeting you both Maybe we will come to Canada you catch up with you as we have not been there is on our bucket list. More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Self Contained Cottage and Boutique Bed and Breakfast... Relax and enjoy the tranquil setting of our 30 acre vineyard in the Hawkes Bay. Tickle the taste buds and visit a large range of wineries. Treat yourself to a round of golf or shopping in Hawkes Bay. Relax around the swimming pool or tennis court and enjoy the outdoor living. Picnic hampers/catering available upon request. Breakfast is included as part of the tariff in "The B and B" rooms only. Short drive to Hastings, Havelock North and Napier. Some of the Hawkes Bays leading wineries and venues are nearby. Cycle to Abbey Cellars, Alpha Domus Winery, Te Awa vinyard, Trinity Hill and Sileni Estate. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Vines

Address: 1999 Maraekakaho Road | RD1, 4120, New Zealand (Formerly Cottage in Vines)
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region
Price Range: $105 - $123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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