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Watson's Way Backpackers

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Liege, Belgium
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed there in 2008. We've stayed there for a few weeks. The owners were so nice and the place clean and cosy. We spent some wonderful evenings there on the terrace with the bbq. Moreover the localisation is great. You Can easily visit the vineyards around.

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Darwin, Australia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We stayed here in a queen-sized room in the cottage, full use of huge bathroom with spa, and cosy lounge and kitchen. Pat and Paul were very friendly and we had a long chat after dinner. The accommodation is in the heart of a well-serviced town, close to the excellent butcher and other shops. The kitchen is well set-up to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

We originally booked the front cottage online, which was advertised as fully self-contained, with no reference of it being on the same property as a backpackers. When we arrived, we immediately got a bad feeling. The host wanted to know the names and addresses of all five guests (we a family with grown children). He also insisted on knowing each... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

This place couldn't have had more charm and it's all due to the lovely owners, Pat & Paul. Such a nice cozy quiet stay here. We were in a camper van but used the kitchen and living room facilities - which had everything we needed and more. We also rented bikes from them (the cheapest in the area) and Pat... More 

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Sussex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

Not being sure where we would be able to stay with our campervan in renwick, we stumbled across this gem. At $18 a nighty each with all the clean and well looked after amenities you need, we were very happy. On top of that much cheaper bike hire than advertised elsewhere online at just $18 per bike. Owners were fantastic,... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

Stayed in double room with en suite which was beautifully presented and immaculately clean, on the small side but that didn't matter to us. The facilities were superb and the bikes we rented were good. The owners were lovely, helpful and very informative. I would say it's a bit expensive at $99 and there should have been tea and coffee... More 

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New York City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

Very cute accommodation. Private room was very nice with easy access to the kitchen. Very clean room, comfy bed. The grounds of the hostel have lots of fruit trees. There are also tomatoes and pumpkins. Bikes are available to visit the wineries. Location is very close to the supermarket, organic fruit farm and wineries. Hosts are welcoming and accommodating. Great... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

My friend and I stayed two nights here and absolutely loved it! We were in our campervan so can't comment on the rooms, but the kitchen and lounge area were like a home away from home. The owners make you feel so welcomed and give you a thorough tour when you first arrive. They are a fountain of knowledge for... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

No complaints at this price NZD 100 for a double room. However, not sure why the amount of wifi is limited. Join the 21st century! Breakfast and dinner suggestions were good. owners were very kind and friendly. Would stay here again and recommend for mid-budget travelers in Marlborough, but they should really offer free unlimited wifi as the rest of... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

We've stayed at the Watsons Way for four nights with our little Baby and we all loved it. The rooms, bathrooms, kitchen, living area, and all facilities (BBQ/Safari Bath...) are all exceptionally clean. We would highly recommend this place to everyone looking for a nice stay in Renwick-very close to the Wineries. Thanks to Pat&Paul: you made our stay perfect.... More 

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Additional Information about Watson's Way Backpackers

Address: 56 High Street, Renwick, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Renwick
Number of rooms: 8
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