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The Marlborough Lodge

Marlborough, New Zealand's South Island, New Zealand


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Luxury Holidays At The Marlborough Lodge

The country’s wonderful wine is an important part of any luxury New Zealand holiday and The Marlborough Lodge is the perfect place from which to explore the scenic vineyards and world-class wineries of Blenheim. Originally built in 1901 as a convent, the historic building now boasts just ten luxury rooms and suites, surrounded by gorgeous gardens and rolling vineyards. The service is seamless yet warm, an alfresco swimming pool is perfect for soaking up the sunshine, while local produce is showcased through gourmet menus in the Harvest Restaurant. If you want to get out and explore your spellbinding surroundings, excursions include cruising or kayaking the Marlborough Sounds, helicopter tours, fishing, mountain biking and hiking. For something extra special on your luxury family holiday to New Zealand, the entire lodge can be booked exclusively. Otherwise, only children aged eight years and older can stay at The Marlborough Lodge.

  • Type: Boutique Hotel
  • Summary: A charming heritage lodge surrounded by glorious gardens
  • Feature: Enjoy vineyard tours and taste world-famous Blenheim wines
  • Rooms: 10 suites
  • Star rating: NZ Luxury Lodge
  • Nearest airport: Blenheim Airport
Swimming pool
Location and transfer

Approximately 10 minutes from Blenheim Airport by private car transfer.


Boasting a contemporary design, the suites feature elegant furnishings, contemporary décor, a private en suite bathroom and balcony with scenic views. Daily housekeeping and evening turndown are enjoyed, while amenities include air-conditioning, a safe, bathrobes and slippers, a mini-fridge and premium coffee machine.

   Lodge Room :expand_more
  • Rooms: 2
  • Size: 14m²
  • Room View: Gardens
  • Facilities: Located on the ground floor, this stylish room is warm and comfortable, boasting a queen bed and private en suite.
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  • Rooms: 3
  • Size: 20-22m²
  • Room View: Gardens
  • Facilities: Located on either the ground or first floor, the contemporary Lodge Suite is offered with either a generous king bed or twin share, while also featuring a private en suite and gorgeous garden views.
   Premium Lodge Suite:expand_more
  • Rooms: 5
  • Size: 25-30m²
  • Room View: Gardens
  • Facilities: The largest suite in the lodge, this luxury hideaway can feature either a king bed or twin beds. Scenic views are enjoyed from the private balcony.

The Marlborough region is renowned for its natural bounty and glorious produce, showcased on the gourmet menus on offer at the lodge.

Harvest Restaurant:expand_more
  • Cuisine: Fresh, seasonally and locally sourced cuisine across ever-changing menus, enhanced by the region’s exceptional wine.
  • Setting: A light-filled and comfortable restaurant. Only children aged 8 years old and above can dine here and children’s menus are available on request.
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • Children's Menu: No
  • Vegetarian Option: Yes
  • Reservation Required: No
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Dining & Gourmet

The magical Marlborough region is famous for its world-class wine and gourmet cuisine. With Sauvignon Blanc vineyards making up part of The Marlborough Lodge’s grounds, you can join the head gardener for an interactive tour and tasting. Of course, the rest of the region is also on your doorstep and private wine tours can be arranged from the lodge. Join an expert wine guide as you visit local wineries – whether by road or bicycle – sampling the world-renowned grapes. Back at the hotel, feast on exceptional gourmet cuisine that showcases the very best of the area's produce.

Lakes & Mountains

The Marlborough Lodge offers quick access to the beautiful Marlborough Sounds, an extensive and simply stunning network of sea-drowned, glacial valleys. Explore the hidden coves and enchanting inlets on a cruise, or get up closer to nature by canoe. The Queen Charlotte Track also offers exceptionally scenic hiking and mountain biking opportunities.


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