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Address: 29 Park Terrace, Blenheim
Telephone: +64 22 3790080 or 022 379 0080
PRIVATE ROOMS: double twin
  • Internet access available

The Grapevine Backpackers

KEY FEATURES: Seasonal work arranged all year, relaxed atmosphere, riverside location, free kayaks, wifi, bikes

Friendly and welcoming working hostel located only a few minutes’ walk to the town centre. A popular choice for international backpackers with working holiday visas as our experienced team are able to source a variety of seasonal work all year round.

The Grapevine is set alongside the tranquil Opawa River in a character villa with large rooms, a cozy fire and our legendary hostel cat – Fat Larry. We offer two options for long-term guests - the main villa or the smaller, quieter White House Lodge. Both buildings have a fully equipped kitchen, laundry, TV Room, extensive DVD and book libraries, free wifi (daily limited), BBQ decks with hammocks and plenty of chill out space. We also offer free kayaks and gold coin donation bikes. A popular cycle/walking trail alongside the river begins right next to us.