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“Lovely weekend away”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of The Saddlery

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The Saddlery
Ranked #2 of 6 Greytown B&B and Inns
Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
“Lovely weekend away”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2013

We stayed at The Saddlery over the long weekend. It was the first time we'd taken our baby away so we were very much looking forward to a break together. We had such a lovely time. Sandra and Steve made us feel so welcome and are such a lovely couple. The house was absolutely lovely, beautifully refurbished and so much thought had been put into all the little details - lovely products in the shower, gorgeous fresh flowers and even homemade candles! We had both the continental breakfast and the traditional German breakfast and the food was fantastic. The fact that a lot of it was also homemade made it that bit more special. We would totally recommend The Saddlery and will look forward to returning.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
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Thank Amanda J
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Sandra W, Owner at The Saddlery, responded to this review, December 18, 2013
Thank you Amanda for your lovely feedback. We enjoyed having you and your family and it's great to hear you had a nice and relaxing time. All the best and hope to see you again one day.
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Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2013

We stayed at The Saddlery last Saturday night and had an amazing time. From the moment we arrived we knew we were in good hands: the hosts, Sandra and Steve, were genuinely kind and hospitable and made us feel welcome in their home. The house is simply amazing, beautifully decorated and furnished – each room has a different theme. We stayed in the ‘Garden View’ room, a spacious and luxurious room with the softest bed I’ve ever slept on :) Cute Christmas décor was also on show in the house, bringing some Christmas cheer to our evening there. Breakfast was plentiful, I highly recommend the home-made jams, don’t leave without trying those! :)
Happy to recommend this place to anyone looking for a Greytown or Wairarapa getaway or who simply wants to sit back and relax in a beautiful garden while enjoying great hospitality. We will definitely be back!

Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
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Sandra W, Owner at The Saddlery, responded to this review, December 18, 2013
Thank you for your feedback Tamas! It was lovely having you and your partner stay at The Saddlery. Nice to hear you enjoyed the Christmas decoration, my special collection from Germany :-)
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Leipzig
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2013

I had a fantastic time with my family during our stay at the Saddlery B&B in Greytown. Our 5 year old daughter loved the big garden with the amazing variety of flowers. We stayed in the upper rooms and enjoyed it very much. The hosts Sandra and Steve were so welcoming and made our stay to a real home away from home. We all loved it and hope to come back soon!

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
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Sandra W, Owner at The Saddlery, responded to this review, December 10, 2013
It was lovely having you and your family stay at The Saddlery. I am glad you had a good time and your little daughter enjoyed the garden.
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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2013

An excellent time away. Very hospitable couple running the Saddlery, we felt very welcome. The cleanest place I have ever stayed in! The continental breakfast exceeded our expectations. fresh fruit, fresh juice, cereal, toast, locally made preserves, plunger coffee. A fantastic start to the day!

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Sandra W, Owner at The Saddlery, responded to this review, December 8, 2013
Thank you so much for your review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and the breakfast. All the best.
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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2013

I visited the Saddlery with my partner a few weeks ago. The house is really wonderful, with modern fittings that match the mood and theme of the house. The gardens are large and beautiful. We stayed in the downstairs room with large ensuit, incl bath...it was really special. The hosts were welcoming but unobstrusive, and put on a wonderful German breakfast for us. Only a few minutes walk from the centre of the town as well. Highly recommended!!

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Sandra W, Owner at The Saddlery, responded to this review, December 4, 2013
Thank you Michael for your review. I am glad you and your partner had a nice and enjoyable stay.
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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2013

Absolutely beautiful place to stay. Steve and Sandra are wonderful hosts, and the house is warm and welcoming. Everything is clean and tidy, and the décor and furnishings are tasteful. My partner and I stayed in the room called 'The Shop', which was lovely - the bed was a good size and super comfortable, and there was plenty of storage room for our belongings. The adjoining bathroom was spacious and the claw foot bathtub was a great addition to the room - the perfect place to sit and relax with a glass of wine and a book! The grounds themselves were also beautiful, flowers everywhere, and there were lots of cute little spots to sit out in the garden and enjoy the sun.

I would recommend The Saddlery to anyone looking for accommodation in Greytown. It's the prefect little getaway, especially if you're escaping the big, fast-paced city!

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Sandra W, Owner at The Saddlery, responded to this review, December 4, 2013
Thank you Selena for your review! It was lovely having you and your partner stay at the Saddlery.
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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2013

My partner and I stayed last weekend at The Saddlery B&B and we loved it. We had the downstairs room with the claw foot bath. I love bathrooms and this one was exactly what I’m looking for on relaxing weekend away. The bath is huge and a great place to relax with a book and a glass of wine. The house is beautifully decorated and the rooms are warm and welcoming. We were lucky with the weather and could make the most of the garden as well, e. g. enjoy the German breakfast outside in the sun. The breakfast was delicious and a great selection of bread, cereals, cheese, fruits, ham, egg, etc everything you expect to come with a German breakfast. The hosts are a lovely couple and very helpful and accommodating. It’s was great to get some “insider” tips on where to go and what to see in Greytown.

As we are just around the corner in Wellington, we will definitely be back for a nice, romantic weekend in Greytown.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Cathynzl
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Sandra W, Owner at The Saddlery, responded to this review, December 4, 2013
Thank you for your review Cathy! It's good to hear you enjoyed your stay and you liked the German breakfast. We'd be happy to accommodate you at the Saddlery again in the future.
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Property: The Saddlery
Address: 174 Main Street, Greytown 5712, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wairarapa > Greytown
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Greytown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
In the heart of Greytown, just 300 metres from the village centre stands one of Greytown's oldest homesteads. Built in 1868 as the local saddle supplier, The Saddlery Historic Bed and Breakfast now offers luxury accommodation just seconds from everything Greytown has to offer. The Saddlery offers 3 rooms with ensuites,all beautifully appointed in keeping with the heritage of the property. ... more   less 

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