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The Old Manse

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I stayed for two nights and we really enjoyed it! A short walk from the centre of Martinborough made it quite at night. We took use of the outdoor hot tub which was really pleasant. There was also a game room with pool and dart. The breakfast was homemade and delicious (would recommend the cooked breakfast for...

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Sydney, Canada
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Wish we had more time to stay in Martinborough. Awesome hosts, other guests, wine, and food in the area. Beautiful little town that's easy to get around with amazing scenery. No reason not to spend a few nights here.

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MeganPente, Owner at The Old Manse, responded to this review

Thank you - We are always pleased to hear guests have enjoyed their old Manse Experience and the beautiful town of Martinborough.

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 April 2017

While our stay was way too short, the accompanying hospitality was long on quality. This is a really pleasant, centrally located bed and breakfast operated by great hosts – they’re available if needed, and ‘invisible’ when not. Others have accurately mentioned Malcolm’s and Megan’s ‘home cooked’ breakfast …and they’re right to do so, as it’s a real treat on a...

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MeganPente, Owner at The Old Manse, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are always delighted to hear guests have gone away having had a lovely experience. We pride ourselves on genuine and authentic hospitality and we love being able to meet so many people from far and wide.

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Megan and Malcolm were perfect warm hosts. The homestead was gorgeous and the bed gave us the best nights sleep in months. Lovely experience. We were able to keep to ourselves or mix with other guests over wine and cheese. Malcolm made a great cooked breakfast in the morning and we left feeling happy and well taken care of. Thank-you!!...

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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Megan and Malcolm (the owners)are the best hosts! They truly want you to relax and enjoy every moment at The Old Manse. Their late afternoon happy hour,their delicious breakfasts and wealth of information...nothing is to much trouble. Can't wait to return..and stay a little longer next time!

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Reviewed 5 April 2017

Our welcome to Old Manse started long before my husband and I arrived. Meg helped us arrange everything from wineries and lunch suggestions, to the electric bikes that Malcom had delivered. We enjoyed getting to know them as we had sipped local wine and appetizers on the deck to the lovely breakfast. Our room was clean and very roomy as...

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MeganPente, Owner at The Old Manse, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We enjoyed helping you plan your time in Martinborough and we were pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. You will have to return one day.

Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Stayed here for 3 nights from March 27th and really can not fault it considering the price you pay.... Lovely old inn, with wonderful staff that are attentive and serve with a smile, Great breakfast and delicious evening meals.... you have to try the scallops starter on the special menu....utterly divine, Would highly recommend and stay again.Well done to the...

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MeganAuckland, Owner at The Old Manse, responded to this review

This is a lovely review but I don't think it is meant for us! You might want to check as we didn't have you staying with us for those dates and we aren't Craig and Gillian. :)

Wellington
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed last month when my parents visited from the uk . We couldn't have been made any more welcome . From well appointed rooms to drinks on the deck overlooking a vineyard and not to mention a superb home cooked breakfast . Thanks Megan and Malcom

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MeganPente, Owner at The Old Manse, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your stay at The Old Manse. We were thrilled your parents had a nice time. We are lucky to have such a beautiful outlook of vines and mountains.

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We only stayed overnight but we will be back! Everything about our stay was first class and thoroughly enjoyable. . From the very pleasant hosts who provided wine tasting and nibbles early evening to the well appointed room and ensuite and the very tasty breakfast we could not have asked for more. There are also a number of other amenities...

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MeganPente, Owner at The Old Manse, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review of your stay with us. We are always thrilled to hear when guests have enjoyed their stay. The evening local wine tasting is always a great chance for guests to share stories and travel experiences.

Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

My partner and I were totally blown away. Meg and Malcolm (the owners) were so kind and accomodating during our short stay, a really kind lovely couple. The hotel is beautifully decorated, immaculately clean and welcoming. The hotel and its surrounding gardens make you feel like you've stepped into a novel. Our bed had soft sheets and a super comfy...

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MeganPente, Owner at The Old Manse, responded to this review

You were so very welcome Nellie. Thank you for taking time to write a lovely review. The Old Manse is a very special and unique property and we are always delighted to hear guests have enjoyed their experience.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old Manse

Address: 19 Grey Street, Martinborough 5711, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wairarapa > Martinborough
Price Range: $210 - $232 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Old Manse 4.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Great water pressure in the ensuite shower - excellent!”
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