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Watson's Way Lodge

56 High Street, Renwick 7204 New Zealand
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#1 of 5 Speciality lodging in Renwick
Welcome to Watson's Way, a welcoming, traveler-focused Lodge nestled in a secluded garden in Renwick, 10 minutes from Blenheim. Located in the heart of Marlborough's wine area, you're invited to relax in one of our double en-suite rooms, dorms or camp out in your van or tent. If you're going wine tasting Watson's Way is the best place to stay. Renwick is recognised as the best location to start a tour of some of the region's most prestigious wineries and vineyards. We also offer discounted rates for the wine bike trails.
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Bleach222 wrote a review Feb 2020
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I am travelling solo and decided to celebrate my birthday in Renwick for 4-nights drinking wine, and I cannot recommend Watson's Way enough as the perfect place to stay. Sitiauted in the heart of Renwick and therefore the middle of over 20 vineyards, Watson's Way is fully equipment with everything you could think of but at an affordable price. They even grown fresh herbs and fruits which you can use from the garden! Owner Peter goes above and beyond for each of his guests and provides informative guide each morning for the best cycle vineyard tours (you can rent bikes directly). Amazing place and I would 100% stay again. Thank you Peter and Celina!
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled solo
Grace S wrote a review Feb 2020
Brighton, United Kingdom6 contributions3 helpful votes
My friend and I stayed two nights at Watson’s, a very pleasant stay! Super clean and super helpful staff. Peter really went the extra mile in making sure we had the best possible time in Marlborough. He gave us lifts to bus stops and vineyards so that we didn’t miss out on anything!
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
ValK00 wrote a review Jan 2020
Zurich, Switzerland56 contributions19 helpful votes
we stayed here for one night. we can really recommend this place. Plenty of space with a cozy space to sit outsight with chairs, tables, hammocks, bbq place, ... lots of games available and a clean kitchen that is very well equipped! Peter even plants fresh herbs outside. There are also great washing machines and drier available and space outside for hanging to dry. we rented two bikes from him to go on the self guided wine tour. Peter equipped us with the map and info which ones are open (as it was 1.1.). During the tour unfortunately we had a flat tire. Peter was so kind to directly bring us an exchange bike so we could continue. Thank you very much Peter! We really enjoyed our stay with you! We can highly recommend this camp site so everyone.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Étienne Z wrote a review Nov 2019
Paris, France6 contributions1 helpful vote
We stayed there for 3 nights, and everything was perfect. Really nice WiFi ;), there is a free pool table, tennis courts, bikes to rent, some music instruments, the kitchen is well equipped... All in all the place is really quiet and chill, plus really near to the vineyards ! Special thanks to Peter who is really caring and prompt to share his good advices !
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Mark M wrote a review Oct 2019
Barnsley, United Kingdom7 contributions1 helpful vote
What a great place with really helpful and knowledge staff. Great place to visit the local wineries as it's right in the midst, and Watson's have good cycles to rent. Renwick is a quieter location than Blenheim, but this suited us perfectly. There are a couple of bars close by and a supermarket which are all good places. Peter is a great character and very helpful we thought. If you don't think so then it could be you .... Cheers Pete ;)
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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New ZealandSouth IslandMarlborough RegionRenwick
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Frequently Asked Questions about Watson's Way Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Watson's Way Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Allan Scott Family Winemakers (4.3 km), Hedgerows Hydroponic Strawberries (7.9 km), and No.1 Family Estate (2.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Watson's Way Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and airport transportation.
Is parking available at Watson's Way Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Watson's Way Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Arbour, Wairau River Wines Restaurant, and Brancott Estate Cellar Door and Restaurant.
Does Watson's Way Lodge have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Watson's Way Lodge offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Watson's Way Lodge located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.05 km away from the centre of Renwick.