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The Marlborough

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Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Terrace/patio
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Overview of The Marlborough

The Marlborough

5 out of 5

4.8/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 5.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
776 Rapaura Road, Marlborough, Rapaura, 7273

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSt Clair Winery2 min drive
  • AirportBlenheim (BHE-Woodbourne)6 min drive
  • Popular LocationSeresin12 min drive
  • Popular LocationMontana Brancott14 min drive

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About this area

Rapaura

Located in Rapaura, The Marlborough is in a rural area and on a river. Travellers looking for local activities can try Hunter's Winery and St Clair Winery, while those looking to experience a bit of culture can stop by Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including whale watching.

What's nearby

  • Hunter's Winery - 1 min drive
  • St Clair Winery - 2 min drive
  • Cloudy Bay - 6 min drive
  • Seresin - 12 min drive
  • Montana Brancott - 14 min drive

Getting around

  • Blenheim (BHE-Woodbourne) - 6 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Vines Village Cafe - 4 min drive
  • Wairau River Wines - 6 min drive
  • Arbour - 7 min drive
  • Woodbourne Tavern & Motel - 7 min drive
  • Renwick Roadhouse - 7 min drive

About this property

The Marlborough

5-star luxury lodge near Hunter's Winery
An outdoor pool, a restaurant and a bar/lounge are available at this smoke-free lodge. Free full breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free valet parking are also provided. Additionally, spa services, a seasonal outdoor pool and concierge services are on-site. All 10 rooms offer thoughtful touches such as free minibar items and bathrobes, as well as comforts such as pillowtop beds and premium bedding. In-room free WiFi and MP3 docking stations are standard, as are flat-screen TVs with cable channels.
The Marlborough offers 10 forms of accommodation with MP3 docking stations and free minibar items. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. 40-inch Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower, bathrobes, slippers and designer toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include safes and telephones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and a hairdryer. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis. Amenities available on request include an iron/ironing board.

Recreational amenities at the lodge include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the on-site spa services. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages and Swedish massages.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Free valet parking on site
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast available daily 7:30 AM–10 AM
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar/lounge
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Access to nearby health club
  • Bike rentals
  • Helicopter/aeroplane tours
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Outdoor pool
  • Private picnics
  • Spa services
  • Winery release events

Conveniences

  • Front-desk safe
  • Library
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace
  • Vineyard

Spa

  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - sports
  • Massage - Swedish

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Upper floors only accessible by stairs
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Couples dining
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Fireplace in reception
  • Renovated entire property – November 2016
  • Romance packages available
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 40-inch flat-screen TV
  • TV channels
  • MP3 dock

Food and drink

  • Dishwasher
  • Free bottled water
  • Free minibar
  • Oven
  • Hob

More

  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Turndown service

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours will receive an email with check-in instructions and key retrieval information; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk, key retrieval

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children 9 and younger are not allowed at this property; all guests older than 9 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are available for NZD 350.0 per day

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD 50 per vehicle (one-way, maximum occupancy 5)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NZD 350.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, debit cards and cash

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The seasonal pool will be open from October to April
Reservations are required for massage services; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Children 9 years old and younger are not permitted at this property

National rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodation in New Zealand. This Boutique & Lodge property has been rated 5 stars.
Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

Property is also known as

Marlborough Lodge Blenheim
Marlborough Lodge
Marlborough Blenheim
The Marlborough Lodge Blenheim New Zealand
The Marlborough Lodge
The Marlborough Rapaura
The Marlborough Lodge Rapaura

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.8

Exceptional

Rating 5 - Excellent. 5 out of 6 reviews
5 - Excellent 83%
Rating 4 - Good. 1 out of 6 reviews
4 - Good 17%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 6 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 6 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 6 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

5.0/5

Cleanliness

5.0/5

Staff & service

5.0/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Outstanding
Outstanding
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
The Marlborough was exceptional! The hotel underwent a complete renovation within the last 2 years. The fabrics, linens, color schemes, art work, etc. are of the highest quality and evoke a bespoke experience. This is one of the finest travel experiences I have had!
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2019

4/5 Good

Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great lodge in the wine region
Awesome. Super clean, comfortable, new. Wonderful staff.
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2017