St Matts - Hampton House

We are delighted to have you staying with us in the St Matthews accommodation this year at New Wine! The purpose of this email is to provide you with information regarding your dormitory stay.

Arrival and Check-in

  • Before heading to St Matthew’s you must check-in at Wairarapa College. The New Wine check-in area is open in the Pavilion from midday Thursday and will relocate from 7.30pm to the back of Meeting Place. Please note for New Wine purposes entrance to the college is via Cornwall Street. Check the directions linked here, and also the festival site map.
  • On check-in you will receive your dorm room number. Your name will also be on your dorm door.
  • Following check-in you may access St Matthew’s. Follow the map for directions.

What to Bring

Although you’re glamping, you still need to bring much of the same things as the campers. Check the what to bring list for things like food, toiletries, towels, bedding and pillows.
Your accommodation does include a bottom sheet on your bed. It also has a full kitchen with fridge/freezer, oven, microwave, toaster, kettle, utensils and crockery. Space will be limited as you’ll be sharing with 20-25 other people however you’ll have more space than you would do in the Campers Kitchens on-site!

House Etiquette

  • The consumption of food and drink is not permitted anywhere inside the houses except in the dining room, common rooms and kitchen areas.
  • Remember the kitchens are communal places and there is limited fridge space.
  • Label all food, and remember to remove it and give a quick wipe of the fridges when you leave.
  • No smoking or vaping anywhere on premises.
  • No animals.
  • Children are to be monitored and always supervised in dorms.
  • Noise levels are to remain at a respectful level, and quiet between the hours of10pm and 7am.
  • Report any property damage to New Wine.

Before you Leave

  • Check-out is prior to 9am on Monday.
  • Please help us maintain our discounted pricing by placing your bottom sheet into the laundry bags provided and removing any rubbish.

Extra Notes

  • Bathrooms are gender specific and indicated on the door.
  • The security of personal belongings is your own responsibility.
  • There are communal spaces for each dorm as indicated on your dorm map linked here.

If there are any problems or questions, please contact our admin team. In case of emergency call our stewarding leader on 027 280 2384.

We look forward to finally welcoming you on site soon!