We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! You come to us for reviews — now you can book your hotel right here on TripAdvisor.

Leeways

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
We can't find prices for this hotel
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Blenheim
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Management photos
Leeways
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers","shims"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","shims":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'shims'))"}},"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

14 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 12: English reviews
Bilbao, Spain
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

One of the best hostels that I've ever stayed. Small but very familiar and pretty confortable. The room was shared with 9 more people but was pretty big and had a big table with 4 chairs, perfectly suitable if you want to make some arrengements with the laptop like was my case (mine was broken and they let me their... More 

Helpful?
Thank DChurruca
New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Leeways is great! Super relaxed atmosphere and full of friendly people (guests and managers alike). It's clean, there's a big kitchen that is well-stocked, free laundry, big TV room & book share, and a lovely outdoor area to hang out and enjoy the sun. I wish I could spend more time here but the few days I've had are enough... More 

Helpful?
Thank alyssaold
Hamburg, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Really awesome, great, wonderfull place to have a good time. So friendly people and nice rooms (I was in the dorm room). Wish I could stay longer.... Have long chats in the kitchen, sitting in front of the hostel, cooking in the big kitchen, have some free tea or coffee, get some helpfull tipps from the staff (awesome people!), use... More 

Helpful?
Thank Heddytheteddy
Blenheim, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I stayed 4 weeks at Leeways and really liked it! I had a good little room (even with a walk-in wardrobe, how cool is that?!), the showers were hot and had a adjustable pressure which was really nice after a hard day of work. There is free laundry and daily activities are offered. Once we came back late from work... More 

Helpful?
Thank feli_bk
Tokyo, Japan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I like here very much. I came back here three times. Because here is like a dormitory or a big family home. And people are very kind and friendly especially the managers.( If you have a problem, just ask them. They would readily help you.) And also it keeps to clean and tidy at all times.( If you found a... More 

Helpful?
Thank yukisnow2015
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We had an awesome stay at Leeway's! Nightly activities, clean facilities, and very nice staff. What else can you ask for? (Also, there's 3 bathrooms, unlike the previous review :) ) We also had fun at the BBQ in the back yard and hanging out in "the shed"! We would definitely stay here again on our next time in Blenheim.

Helpful?
Thank Tedward00
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 via mobile

We did not enjoy our stay at Leeways - really it is a hostel for those working in the area long term than for travelers. The most poorly equipped hostel we have stayed in so far, and very inattentive management. We were unfortunate enough to visit at the weekend when the workers were drinking and going out, which did not... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Laura M
Whangaroa, New Zealand
Level Contributor
63 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014 via mobile

We only stayed the one night but would definitely come back, the managers were super friendly and helpful, the place was clean and homely and the beds were really comfortable. Nice paintings on the doors and things was cool. The only thing I didn't like was the bathroom arrangement, the showers were in the communal bathroom and didn't have locks... More 

Helpful?
Thank Meg-NZmoo
Stuttgart, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

I stayed here for almost 4 months. The atmosphere is great (small hostel --> everybody comes in contact with everybody) and the managers asists you with finding work. The weekends in the partygarage have been always much fun (legendary beerpong matches and so on). The bathrooms are a bit small but clean. Same as the kitchen! i'm sure you will... More 

Helpful?
Thank champ12345
Windermere, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2010

What a fantastic place to base yourself at when you are working and travelling around NZ. I had a great time here and met such wonderful people. Paul & Chrissy (the owners) where my Kiwi Mum & Dad and I miss them so much. Can't wait to come back for a visit. Leeways is a young friendly place where everyone... More 

Helpful?
Thank Vicky M
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

7 photos of this hotel

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (7)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (1)
Viewed
Room/Suite (3)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (1)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Other (1)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Blenheim hotels
0.9 mi away
Chateau Marlborough
Chateau Marlborough
#5 of 31 in Blenheim
4.0 of 5 stars 501 reviews
6.0 mi away
Marlborough Vintners Hotel Heritage Boutique Collection
0.9 mi away
171 on High Motel
171 on High Motel
#1 of 31 in Blenheim
4.5 of 5 stars 367 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
1.0 mi away
Blenheim Palms Motel
Blenheim Palms Motel
#3 of 31 in Blenheim
4.5 of 5 stars 230 reviews
6.8 mi away
Vintners Retreat
Vintners Retreat
#1 of 25 in Blenheim
4.5 of 5 stars 206 reviews
1.4 mi away
Admirals Motor Lodge
Admirals Motor Lodge
#16 of 31 in Blenheim
4.0 of 5 stars 82 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome home! Come and join our clean and friendly backpackers, "Where the atmosphere is like a huge share-house."-Lonely Planet.**Freshly renovated in October 2013!**We can help you to find work. Great weekly rates. Free tea, coffee and sugar. Free laundry. Free pick up/drop off service & supermarket runs (Pak 'N' Save!). Cheap Internet and WiFi.Weekly activities. Cozy garden to relax and enjoy a BBQ. Friendly lounge with open fire, library, DVDs and TV. Extra games area with ping pong table. Double rooms come with TV, DVD player & fridge,Dorms are cheap, bright and cheerful.Come and enjoy the Marlborough sun with us!Your managers, BG and Alex ... more   less 

Additional Information about Leeways

Address: 33 Lansdowne Street, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Blenheim
Price Range: $14 - $20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Leeways Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing