The Grapevine


The Grapevine

29 Park Terrace, Blenheim 7201
Tel
(03) 578 6062
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Price
Dorm bed $26–27 ($22–23 BBH)
Singe room $60–62 ($56–58 BBH)
Double/twin room $66–70 ($58–62 BBH)
Prices are in New Zealand dollars and are inclusive of all taxes.
Credit cards accepted at this hostel

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Kezza
Fantastic Room
4 July 2003
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We stayed in a double room, for the price it was excellent value - we had a very large bed (King Size?), with a lovely bay window - it let in lots of morning light. The hostel is fairly quiet, as a lot of the residents are international, who seem to work in the local area. The shared bathroom got pretty dirty, and the toilet paper ran out, but apart from that everything else was clean and well run. The only negative would be the location (in an industrial area of Blenheim), and at night there is no secure parking. The area is not particularly well lit, but he hostel feels safe and secure. I would definitely recommend staying here.

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Anonymous
A friendly, work oriented hostel
8 February 2003
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A very friendly hostel with good amenities. There are 2 sections to the hostel - the "main" side, which the owners also live in and a separate house across the road. Many residents stay for a few months whilst working in the nearby orchards thereby creating a "community" that work and play together. The owners Diana and Rob are GREAT and lots of help. The hostel is situated on the river, with free use of canoes and bikes - useful for getting to work! Short walk to supermarket and town centre. If you're looking for work in the Blenheim area, then the Grapevine is recommended, although be sure to book in as it can be very busy and difficult to get a bed. Work is plentiful during the season and Diana and Rob offer lots of help and advice for job seekers. The bunk rooms can be a bit crowded with some bunks 3 high, but with the majority of people staying there working during the season, a mutual respect for quiet is granted! It's not a particularly posh hostel, but is clean and the atmosphere is welcoming.

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