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9.0Exceptional

21 reviews

21 reviews

Location 9.3
Service 9.2
Value for money 9.1
Facilities 8.8
Cleanliness 8.7
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9.3Exceptional

Location rating score

Exceptional location
Parking
FREE
Closest landmarks
Obsidian Vineyard
590 m
Te Motu Vineyard
760 m
Stonyridge Vineyard
990 m
Tantalus Estate Vineyard & Winery
1.2 km
Wild on Waiheke
1.5 km

Waiheke Backpackers Hostel

421 Sea View Road, Onetangi, Waiheke Island, New Zealand, 1081 - See map

Conveniently situated in the Onetangi part of Waiheke Island, this property puts you close to attractions and interesting dining options.

Highlights

Top Value

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Daily housekeeping

Garden

Hiking

Announcements by hotel (1)
Please inform Waiheke Backpackers Hostel in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation. In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property. It is not possible to stay at this property for Coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

Travel Sustainable property

Facilities

Car park

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Contactless check-in/out

Game room

Laundry service

Wi-Fi in public areas

Family room

Shared kitchen

Value for money9.1
Location rating9.3

Rooms available at Waiheke Backpackers Hostel

Double Room with Private Bathroom
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 double bed
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Double Room
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  • Room size: 10 m²/108 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 double bed
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Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 bunk bed
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Family Room
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  • Room size: 12 m²/129 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 double bed and 1 bunk bed
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Bunk Bed in Mixed Dormitory Room
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  • Room size: 6 m²/65 ft²
  • Shared bathroom
  • 1 bunk bed
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Frequently asked questions

What type of non-water sports and outdoor activities are accessible at Waiheke Backpackers Hostel?

Waiheke Backpackers Hostel features non-water sport and outdoor activities such as golf course (within 3 km), and hiking trails for you to take pleasure in while remaining here.

What types of entertainment are available at Waiheke Backpackers Hostel?

Waiheke Backpackers Hostel features games room while you remain at this property, offering guests with entertainment value throughout your remain here.

Does Waiheke Backpackers Hostel offer laundry services?

Yes! Waiheke Backpackers Hostel includes laundry service at your fingertips and even hot water linen and laundry washing for whenever you need your favorite shirts or dresses clean and fresh all throughout your holiday. Please contact the property for more information.

Is car parking available at Waiheke Backpackers Hostel?

Waiheke Backpackers Hostel provides car park free of charge for all travelers traveling with a automobile. Please contact the property for more information, or log into your Agoda account and contact the property through Agoda's direct message chatbox.

What kinds of facilities are offered for children at Waiheke Backpackers Hostel?

While on holiday with your family members, your children can also discover the fun in sports and recreation facilities offered at Waiheke Backpackers Hostel such as children's playground.

What interesting attractions are near by Waiheke Backpackers Hostel that are in walking range?

While remaining at Waiheke Backpackers Hostel, jump start your getaway by visiting the closest point of interest in walking distance to the property such as Obsidian Vineyard.

In which languages can Waiheke Backpackers Hostel's personnel communicate?

Waiheke Backpackers Hostel can communicate in 2 languages and supports well-known languages such as English and Spanish for guest visitors traveling to this property. Please refer to the 'Amenities and facilities' section and in the 'Languages spoken' category to find out what other languages this property supports.

What payment options are supported at Waiheke Backpackers Hostel?

Waiheke Backpackers Hostel accepts up to 4, with payment card options including Visa, MasterCard, and Cash.

What is the average rating that verified Business travelers' have given to Waiheke Backpackers Hostel?

Past business travelers that have stayed at this property have given Waiheke Backpackers Hostel an average rating of 8.7. You can look up more detailed customer evaluations and feedback by filtering for a specific type of verified travelers down in the review section.

What is the typical rating that verified Couples' have given to Waiheke Backpackers Hostel?

Past couple travelers that have stayed at this property have given Waiheke Backpackers Hostel an average rating of 8.1. You can look up on more in depth customer critiques, and comments by filtering for a specific type of verified guest travelers down in the review section.

What do local visitors think about Waiheke Backpackers Hostel?

Verified local visitors that have stayed at this property have given Waiheke Backpackers Hostel an average rating of 9.6. You can look up on more specific customer testimonials, and comments for this property down in the review section.

What is the closest airport to Waiheke Backpackers Hostel?

The nearest airport to Waiheke Backpackers Hostel is Hamilton Airport, 122.0 km away.

What people love about Waiheke Backpackers Hostel

  • 10

    Exceptional
    Staff 

    "Stunning view, clean, quiet, but the most friendly, helpful, and trustworthy staff (Betiana specifically)."

    Ledesma

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    January 30, 2022

  • 7.6

    Very good
    Location

    "Nice view, closed to the beach."

    Sonia

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    January 30, 2023

  • 8.8

    Excellent
    Location

    "Located on a very beautiful spot, the garden is facing the ocean."

    Jana

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    January 6, 2023

More about Waiheke Backpackers Hostel

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Unwind and Have Fun at Waiheke Backpackers Hostel's Entertainment Facilities

At Waiheke Backpackers Hostel, you'll find a range of entertainment facilities that are sure to keep you entertained throughout your stay. Step outside into the lush garden area, where you can relax and soak up the sun while enjoying a good book or engaging in a friendly conversation with fellow travelers. The garden provides a tranquil and peaceful setting, perfect for unwinding after a long day of exploring the beautiful Waiheke Island. If you're in the mood for some indoor fun, head over to the games room. Here, you'll find a variety of games to choose from, including pool, foosball, and board games. Challenge your friends or make new ones as you engage in friendly competitions and laughter-filled moments. The games room is a fantastic place to bond with fellow travelers and create lasting memories. Additionally, Waiheke Backpackers Hostel offers a shared lounge/TV area where you can kick back and catch up on your favorite shows or watch a movie with other guests. The comfortable seating and cozy atmosphere make it the perfect spot to unwind and socialize after a day of adventure. Whether you're looking for a quiet evening or a lively gathering, the shared lounge/TV area provides the ideal setting for both.

Stay Active at Waiheke Backpackers Hostel's Sports Facilities

Waiheke Backpackers Hostel, nestled on the stunning Waiheke Island in New Zealand, offers an array of sports facilities to keep guests active during their stay. With its prime location surrounded by hiking trails and a beautiful beach, adventure seekers will find plenty of opportunities to engage in outdoor activities. For those who enjoy exploring the great outdoors, the hostel provides easy access to a network of hiking trails that wind through the island's picturesque landscapes. Whether you're a seasoned hiker or a beginner, there are trails suitable for all fitness levels. Immerse yourself in nature as you trek through lush forests, soak in breathtaking views from hilltops, and discover hidden gems along the way. In addition to hiking, guests can also take advantage of the hostel's proximity to the beach. Dive into the crystal-clear waters for a refreshing swim or try your hand at various water sports such as paddleboarding, kayaking, or even surfing. The hostel offers rental equipment, making it convenient for guests to enjoy these activities without any hassle. At Waiheke Backpackers Hostel, adventure and fitness enthusiasts will find themselves spoiled for choice with the range of sports facilities available. Whether you prefer to explore the island's scenic trails or dive into the ocean for some water-based fun, this hostel has something for everyone seeking an active getaway.

Convenience Facilities at Waiheke Backpackers Hostel

At Waiheke Backpackers Hostel, we understand the importance of convenience during your stay. That's why we offer a range of facilities to make your experience as comfortable as possible. One of our key convenience facilities is our laundry service. Whether you're traveling light or simply need to freshen up your clothes, our laundry service is available to ensure you have clean and ready-to-wear garments throughout your stay. Additionally, we provide Wi-Fi in public areas, allowing you to stay connected and easily access the internet from various parts of the hostel. Whether you need to catch up on work, connect with friends and family, or simply browse the web, our Wi-Fi service ensures you have the convenience of staying connected. Furthermore, we offer free Wi-Fi in all rooms, so you can enjoy seamless internet access from the comfort of your own space. Whether you're planning your next adventure or simply relaxing in your room, our complimentary Wi-Fi ensures you're always connected. Lastly, our dedicated housekeeping team provides daily housekeeping services to ensure your room is clean and tidy throughout your stay. You can enjoy a hassle-free experience knowing that your room will be well-maintained and refreshed daily. At Waiheke Backpackers Hostel, we prioritize your comfort and convenience, and our range of facilities aims to enhance your overall experience.

Convenient Transport Facilities at Waiheke Backpackers Hostel

At Waiheke Backpackers Hostel, we understand the importance of convenient transport options for our guests. That's why we offer a car park on-site, making it easy for you to explore the beautiful Waiheke Island at your own pace. The best part? Our car park is free of charge, allowing you to save money for other exciting activities during your stay. Whether you're planning to rent a car or bring your own vehicle, our car park provides a hassle-free parking solution. You can rest assured knowing that your vehicle is safe and secure while you enjoy all that Waiheke Island has to offer. So, go ahead and embark on an adventure to discover the island's stunning beaches, vineyards, and picturesque landscapes, knowing that parking is taken care of at Waiheke Backpackers Hostel.

Delicious Dining at Waiheke Backpackers Hostel

At Waiheke Backpackers Hostel, you can indulge in a delightful dining experience with their excellent dining facilities. The hostel boasts a spacious and well-equipped shared kitchen, allowing guests to prepare their own meals with ease. Whether you're a seasoned chef or just looking to whip up a quick snack, you'll find everything you need in this modern kitchen. From utensils to cookware, the kitchen is fully stocked to cater to all your culinary needs. In addition to the shared kitchen, Waiheke Backpackers Hostel offers daily housekeeping services to ensure that the dining facilities are always clean and tidy. You can rest assured that the kitchen will be sparkling clean and ready for you to use whenever you feel like cooking up a storm. The attentive housekeeping staff takes care of all the cleaning tasks, so you can focus on enjoying your meal in a hygienic and comfortable environment. Whether you prefer to cook your own meals or simply want a clean and well-maintained dining area, Waiheke Backpackers Hostel has you covered. With their top-notch shared kitchen and daily housekeeping services, you can enjoy a hassle-free and enjoyable dining experience during your stay at this fantastic hostel.

Comfortable and Affordable Rooms at Waiheke Backpackers Hostel

Waiheke Backpackers Hostel offers a variety of room types to cater to every traveler's needs. Choose from the cozy Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room, perfect for those on a budget and looking to meet fellow travelers. For a more private experience, the Bunk Bed in Mixed Dormitory Room provides a compact and comfortable space. If you're traveling as a couple, the Double Room offers a comfortable retreat with its spacious layout and a plush Double Bed. For added convenience, the Double Room with Private Bathroom ensures a more exclusive stay with its own ensuite facilities. Families or larger groups can opt for the Family Room, which features either a Double Bed or a Bunk Bed, providing ample space for everyone. By booking these rooms on Agoda, you can enjoy the best prices available, ensuring a budget-friendly stay at Waiheke Backpackers Hostel. With Agoda's easy and hassle-free booking process, you can secure your preferred room type with just a few clicks, allowing you to focus on enjoying your time on beautiful Waiheke Island without any worries.

Discover the Tranquil Beauty of Onetangi in Waiheke Island

Nestled on the picturesque Waiheke Island in New Zealand, Onetangi is a haven of natural beauty and tranquility. With its pristine white sand beach stretching for 1.87 kilometers, Onetangi is the perfect destination for those seeking a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. The beach at Onetangi is renowned for its crystal-clear turquoise waters, making it a popular spot for swimming, kayaking, and paddleboarding. As you soak up the sun and feel the soft sand between your toes, you'll be mesmerized by the stunning panoramic views of the Hauraki Gulf. Aside from its stunning beach, Onetangi is also home to a vibrant local community and a range of dining options. Indulge in a delectable meal at one of the beachfront restaurants or cafes, offering a variety of cuisines from around the world. Afterward, take a leisurely stroll along the beach promenade, where you'll find boutique shops and art galleries showcasing the talents of local artists. For nature enthusiasts, a visit to the Onetangi Forest and Bird Reserve is a must. Explore the walking trails that wind through the lush native bush, where you might spot some of New Zealand's unique bird species, including tui and kereru. Whether you're seeking relaxation, adventure, or a taste of the local culture, Onetangi in Waiheke Island offers it all. Immerse yourself in the tranquil beauty of this coastal paradise and create unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime.

Convenient Travel Options from the Nearest Airports to Waiheke Backpackers Hostel

Located in the picturesque Onetangi area of Waiheke Island, New Zealand, Waiheke Backpackers Hostel is a haven for travelers seeking a memorable and budget-friendly stay. Getting to the hostel from the nearest airports is a breeze, with multiple transportation options available. If you're arriving at Auckland Airport, the most common gateway to Waiheke Island, you have two convenient options to reach Waiheke Backpackers Hostel. The first option is to take a taxi or an Uber to the Downtown Auckland Ferry Terminal, which is approximately a 30-minute drive from the airport. From there, catch a ferry to Waiheke Island, and once you arrive at Matiatia Wharf, you can take a local bus or a taxi to reach the hostel. The second option is to book a shuttle service directly from the airport to the ferry terminal, which provides a hassle-free and comfortable journey. Another airport option is Ardmore Airport, located about 20 kilometers south of Auckland. If you're flying into Ardmore Airport, you can take a taxi or an Uber to the Half Moon Bay Marina, which is around a 25-minute drive away. From the marina, catch a ferry to Waiheke Island, and upon arrival at Matiatia Wharf, you can easily reach Waiheke Backpackers Hostel by local bus or taxi. No matter which airport you choose to fly into, the journey to Waiheke Backpackers Hostel is an adventure in itself, offering stunning views of the Auckland skyline and the Hauraki Gulf. So pack your bags, hop on a ferry, and get ready to experience the beauty and tranquility of Waiheke Island at Waiheke Backpackers Hostel.

Explore the Natural Beauty and Wineries near Waiheke Backpackers Hostel

Nestled on the picturesque Waiheke Island in New Zealand, Waiheke Backpackers Hostel offers the perfect base for exploring the island's stunning natural beauty and renowned wineries. Just a stone's throw away from the hostel, you'll find the pristine shores of Onetangi Beach. With its golden sands and crystal-clear waters, this beach is a paradise for sun-seekers and water sports enthusiasts alike. Spend your days lounging on the beach, swimming in the azure waters, or indulging in thrilling activities such as kayaking or paddleboarding. For wine lovers, Waiheke Island is a true haven. The hostel is conveniently located near several esteemed vineyards, including Stonyridge Vineyard, Tantalus Estate Vineyard & Winery, Te Motu Vineyard, and Batch Winery. Embark on a wine tasting journey through the rolling vineyards, where you can sample a variety of award-winning wines and learn about the island's unique winemaking process. Immerse yourself in the tranquil ambiance as you sip on exquisite vintages and take in the breathtaking views of the surrounding landscapes. If you're a golf enthusiast, the Waiheke Golf Club is just a short distance from the hostel. This scenic golf course offers a challenging yet enjoyable experience for players of all skill levels. Tee off amidst lush greenery, with panoramic views of the island's stunning coastline. Whether you're a seasoned golfer or a beginner looking to improve your swing, this golf club provides a memorable and picturesque setting for a round of golf. With its idyllic location and proximity to these remarkable landmarks and attractions, Waiheke Backpackers Hostel ensures an unforgettable stay on Waiheke Island.

Delicious Dining Options Near Waiheke Backpackers Hostel

When it comes to dining near Waiheke Backpackers Hostel, guests are in for a treat. Just a short stroll away, The Sand Shack offers a laid-back beachside dining experience. With its vibrant atmosphere and stunning ocean views, this restaurant is the perfect spot to enjoy fresh seafood and mouthwatering burgers. Whether you're craving a juicy steak or a refreshing cocktail, The Sand Shack has something to satisfy every palate. Indulge in their signature dishes like the seafood platter or their famous fish and chips, made with locally sourced ingredients. With friendly staff and a relaxed ambiance, The Sand Shack is a must-visit for food lovers staying at Waiheke Backpackers Hostel.

Affordable Accommodation at Waiheke Backpackers Hostel

Discover Affordable Comfort at Waiheke Backpackers Hostel Looking for budget-friendly accommodation in the heart of Waiheke Island? Look no further than Waiheke Backpackers Hostel, where comfort meets affordability. With an average room price of just $79, this charming hostel offers a wallet-friendly option for travelers seeking a memorable stay without breaking the bank. Compared to the average price of a hotel room in Waiheke Island, which stands at $152, Waiheke Backpackers Hostel provides exceptional value for money. By choosing this hostel, you can save significantly on your accommodation expenses, allowing you to allocate more of your travel budget towards exploring the island's stunning beaches, vineyards, and local attractions. At Waiheke Backpackers Hostel, you'll find a range of clean and cozy rooms to suit your needs. From dormitory-style accommodations to private rooms, each space is thoughtfully designed to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable stay. With its central location and affordable rates, Waiheke Backpackers Hostel is the ideal choice for budget-conscious travelers looking to make the most of their time on Waiheke Island.

A Memorable Stay at Waiheke Backpackers Hostel

Waiheke Backpackers Hostel in Waiheke Island, New Zealand, has garnered a remarkable reputation among guests, with an impressive overall rating of 8.5. This cozy hostel has consistently received positive feedback for its exceptional value, facilities, cleanliness, location, and staff performance, making it a top choice for travelers seeking an unforgettable experience. One of the standout features of Waiheke Backpackers Hostel is its excellent value for money. Guests have praised the hostel for its affordable rates without compromising on quality. With a rating of 8.9 for value, visitors can rest assured that they are getting the most out of their stay, making it an ideal choice for budget-conscious travelers. Furthermore, the hostel's facilities have been highly commended, with a rating of 8.6. Guests have raved about the range of amenities available, including a well-equipped kitchen, comfortable common areas, and a spacious outdoor terrace. Whether you're looking to socialize with fellow travelers or relax in a tranquil setting, Waiheke Backpackers Hostel has you covered.

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Amenities and facilities

Excellent
Facilities

8.8

Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
Internet access
  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  • Internet services
  • Wi-Fi in public areas
Things to do, ways to relax
  • Game room
  • Garden
  • Hiking
  • On-site entertainment
Cleanliness and safety
  • Anti-viral cleaning products
  • Cashless payment service
  • First aid kit
  • Free face masks
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Hot water linen and laundry washing
  • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
  • Protective screens in common areas
  • Room sanitization opt-out available
  • Rooms sanitized between stays
  • Sanitized kitchen and tableware items
  • Staff trained in safety protocol
  • Temperature check for guests and staff
Dining, drinking, and snacking
  • Shared kitchen
Services and conveniences
  • Contactless check-in/out
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Heating in public area
  • Invoice provided
  • Laundry service
  • Smoke-free property
  • Smoking area
  • Terrace
  • Xerox/fax in business center
For the kids
  • Family room
  • Playground
Land sports
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
Access
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Security [24-hour]
  • Smoke alarms
Getting around
  • Car park [free of charge]
Available in all rooms
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Fan
  • Free bottled water
  • Heating
  • Linens
  • Smoke detector

Location

421 Sea View Road, Onetangi, Waiheke Island, New Zealand, 1081
Exceptional
Location

9.3

Property policies

Children and extra beds

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

All children are welcome.

Others
  • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Some helpful facts

Check-in/Check-out
  • Check-in from14:00
  • Check-in until20:00
  • Check-out from00:00
  • Check-out until10:00

Property announcements

Please inform Waiheke Backpackers Hostel in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation. In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property. It is not possible to stay at this property for Coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

Reviews of Waiheke Backpackers Hostel from real guests

Provided by verified guests of Agoda
9.0
Excellent
Location9.3
Service9.2
Value for money9.1
Facilities8.8
Cleanliness8.7
High score for Waiheke Island
Rating
9+ Exceptional (5)
8-9 Excellent (1)
7-8 Very Good (4)
6-7 Good (0)
<6 Below Expectation (0)
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10.0
Exceptional
GJ from Canada
Solo traveler
Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
Stayed 1 night in February 2024

Great place for a short stay!”

Facilities were very clean! The front desk was super helpful. Can't complain!

Reviewed February 12, 2024
10.0
Exceptional
from New Zealand
Couple
Bunk Bed in Mixed Dormitory Room
Stayed 1 night in January 2024

good environment”

A beautiful place

Reviewed January 14, 2024
10.0
Exceptional
Anderson from New Zealand
Solo traveler
Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
Stayed 2 nights in November 2023

Great Place! ”

Title says it all, but it truly was a great place to stay! Beautiful views as soon as you walk out the front door, very very close to the beach, probably a 2 minute walk, if that. Friendly staff, and friendly people staying. All round enjoyed my stay there!

Reviewed November 08, 2023
9.6
Exceptional
ChewJeng from Malaysia
Solo traveler
Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
Stayed 1 night in April 2023

Enjoyed the stay!”

I was amazed by their lounge, it's so cozy!

Reviewed April 30, 2023
7.6
Very good
Sonia from Canada
Solo traveler
Bunk Bed in Mixed Dormitory Room
Stayed 3 nights in January 2023

Best hostel on the island ”

Only 2 pax per room on dorm . Nice view, closed to the beach. Prepare your self when you arrived to go up the hill with all your luggage. The only think I have to mention is that they have a problem with kitchen (not enough space for poeple to put they food; - need a fridge or 2 more - 1 more shelve up to put poeple grocery. - hair dryer - knives that cup - buy some glass as they are disgusting also.. a lot of poeple are not cleaning they stuff on the kitchen so it become dirty . They say that it travellers bit I stay there enough long to see my self that it was almost all the time 2-3 long terme worker there. All that is easy problem to fix. Otherwise really nice place. staff are great, view is amazing closed to bus, beach and winery.

Reviewed January 30, 2023
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