Overview of The Marlborough

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Outdoor dining
Seasonal outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Seasonal outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
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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

Explore the area

    Popular LocationHunter's Winery1 min drive
    Popular LocationSt Clair Winery2 min drive
    AirportBlenheim (BHE-Woodbourne)6 min drive
    Popular LocationCloudy Bay7 min drive

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  • Premium Lodge Suite

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 33 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsPremium Lodge Suite

About this area


Located in Blenheim, 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.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Hunter's Winery - 1 min drive
  • St Clair Winery - 2 min drive
  • Hans Herzog Estate - 4 min drive
  • Cloudy Bay - 7 min drive
  • Pollard Park - 10 min drive

Getting around

  • AirportBlenheim (BHE-Woodbourne) - 6 min drive


  • The Vines Village Cafe - 4 min drive
  • Hans Herzog Estate - 4 min drive
  • Arbour - 7 min drive
  • Rocco's - 7 min drive
  • Dodson Street Beer Garden - 7 min drive

About this property

The Marlborough

5-star luxury lodge near Hunter's Winery
A restaurant, an outdoor pool 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. Complimentary wireless Internet access 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.

This Blenheim lodge provides 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


  • 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
  • Room service available

Things to do

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

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool


  • 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


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


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


  • 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
  • In-room accessibility
  • Upper floors only accessible by stairs
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


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

Room amenities


  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Climate control (heating)
  • Linens
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding


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


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

Food and drink

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


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

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


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 not allowed (service animals welcome)

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 credit cards, 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

This Lodge property has been rated 5 stars.

Property is also known as

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

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Marlborough and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Marlborough offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Marlborough cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does The Marlborough have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is The Marlborough pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at The Marlborough?
Self-parking and valet parking are free at this property.
What time is check-in at The Marlborough?
Check-in is from 2 PM - anytime.
What time is check-out at The Marlborough?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Does The Marlborough provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of NZD 50 per vehicle, one-way, applies.
Where is The Marlborough located?
Situated on the riverfront, this luxury lodge is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from Hunter's Winery and 1.2 mi (2 km) from St Clair Winery. Wairau River and Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre are also within 9 mi (15 km).
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Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

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Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

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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

5/5 Excellent

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Great lodge in the wine region
Awesome. Super clean, comfortable, new. Wonderful staff.
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2017

5/5 Excellent

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Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2019