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Originally built in 1876, The Old Manse was the Presbyterian Manse of Martinborough for 80 years. Restored in 2000, this cosy property now offers a full breakfast and rooms with garden views. Free parking and free Wi-Fi access are both provided. The heated guest rooms are equipped with electric blankets, an in-room safe and satellite TV. The en suite bathroom offers free toiletries and a hairdryer. There is a guest lounge with an open fireplace. Guests can enjoy views of a vineyard and a large garden lawn from the verandah. A cooked/continental breakfast is served in the gazebo or in the dining room. The Old Manse Martinborough is a 2-minute drive from Martinborough's town centre and the Martinborough Wine Centre. It is a 3-minute drive from Palliser Estate Winery and a 6-minute drive from Martinborough Golf Course.
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Free Parking
Public Wifi
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hot Tub
Banquet Room
Non-Smoking Hotel
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All reviews other guests comfortable bed pre dinner drinks cooked breakfast wine and cheese wonderful hosts common areas the en suite bathroom games room and hot tub fresh flowers our short stay high ceilings feel so welcome lovely open fire place to stay local knowledge an amazing place
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

A lovely restored old building into boutique accomodation. We were warmly welcomed by Megan and met other guests at 5.00 pm for drinks and nibbles. Megan and Malcolm mentioned different activities we could do in Martinborough. Woke to the smell of our full cooked breakfast...More

Thank Deirdre M
Response from MeganAuckland, Owner at The Old ManseResponded 1 May 2018

Many thanks for your review- it was our pleasure to host you both.

Reviewed 23 April 2018

We were very disappointed with this B & B. Furst, the room had absolutely no storage, so for four days we ad to live out of suitcases. Second, our bed was left unmade. Third, the room was not attended to throughout our stay. Fourth, our...More

Thank Peter A
Response from MeganAuckland, Owner at The Old ManseResponded 25 April 2018

We too are disappointed Peter, after thinking we had resolved this issue through your inbound travel agent. Now you bring it to trip advisor so we will use our right of reply. 1: your ensuite was serviced on the third day of your stay and...More

Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

I’m so pleased I chose this little gem for our two night mini break. Spotless room, comfortable bed, amazing shower and wonderful hosts. Location was lovely and peaceful next to a vineyard but still within walking distance to the centre of town. We were also...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

We stayed there as 4 couples on a recent trip to the Wairarapa. Megan & Malcolm are superb hosts and made us all feel "at home" and very relaxed. In fact a very relaxed place to stay with great amenities, excellent ambience and they joined...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2018

The house, the room, the breakfast are all great but what makes this place very special is the amazing hospitality. Malcolm and Megan keep doing everything and more to make you feel at home and treated in the very best way. Wine and cheese is...More

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Response from Megan V, Owner at The Old ManseResponded 28 February 2018

Thank You For Your Kind review, Just a small note on the Wi fi this area can be at times a little slow but over all most people find it acceptable.Your room unfortunately does not have a TV but have two other rooms with them...More

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"Our room was just inside the front door. Other guests were very quiet coming and going."
29 Apr 2018
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"Great water pressure in the ensuite shower - excellent!"
20 Apr 2017
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"the king room is the one to have, huge bed and very spacious room. each room had its own onsuite"
27 Nov 2016
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"The proprietors will select the best room for you."
21 Nov 2016
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New ZealandNorth IslandGreater WellingtonWairarapaMartinborough
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