Luxury hotel holiday Marlborough Lodge Blenheim

This hotel is ideal for those seeking spectacular food and wine, and an elegant and luxurious base for exploring this picturesque region of New Zealand. Perfect as a private romantic retreat for couples, or a convenient base for families exploring the North of the South Island, indulge in your traditionally Kiwi accommodation that commands an idyllic location in the vineyards of Marlborough. From here, taste your way through the vineyards and wineries of Marlborough, sail or kayak through the Marlborough Sounds, or take a helicopter tour through the highlights of the South Island. The very best of Kiwi hospitality, wines and cuisine will compliment your once-in-a-lifetime encounters with some of the South Island's most spectacular scenery.
Included in your Expressions holiday
  • Accommodation in a double or twin room on bed and breakfast
  • Scheduled flights with Air New Zealand or other airlines
  • Car hire for the duration of the holiday
  • Concierge service and Expressions Holidays regional helpful hints
  • Optional room, car and flight upgrades. Details on request

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Marlborough Lodge, Blenheim

Marlborough Lodge in the world-renowned wine region of Marlborough on the South Island of New Zealand provides a stunningly luxurious base for exploring the vineyards, culinary heritage and exceptional scenery of the area.

Facts in brief

Location 2-hours' drive from the Blenheim, 25 minutes' walk from Hortensia House and gardens

Annual opening All year

Closest airport Marlborough Airport

Distance from airport Marlborough Lodge is approximately a 10-minute drive from Marlborough Airport

Hotel facilities and services

Restaurant, Chefs bench experience, Outdoor heated swimming pool, Grass tennis courts, On-site vineyard, Beautiful gardens including working kitchen garden, WIFI, 24-hour guest services team.

Chargeable watersports

Kayaking in the Marlborough Sounds.

Land sports

Petanque Area, Bicycles to cycle to the nearby wineries.

Out and about nearby

Marlborough Lodge is fantastically located in the heart of the world-renowned wine region of Marlborough. Here, picturesque scenery intersects with distinguished culinary heritage to create a playground of exploration for discerning travellers. For example, wine tours are available by luxury vehicle or bicycle, allowing guests to learn about and taste the varied wines of the region. Elsewhere, why not join a chef garden tour of the Lodge's enviable grounds in search of the best of the seasonal produce. Conclude by watching and tasting your way through a live cooking demonstration.For those looking to get out onto the water, scenic sailing on the stunning Marlborough Sounds can be arranged in a vessel of your choosing. Explore these sheltered waterways in search of tranquil bays, sublime vistas and the abundant endemic wildlife. Alternatively, some may swap the luxury of a yacht for the intimacy of a kayak, allowing incredible encounters with the sting ray, eagle ray, sea birds, penguins, and the inquisitive dolphins of the area. For fresh water enthusiasts, kayaking on the idyllic Wairau Lagoon can also be provided. In this stunning region of New Zealand, there is almost too much on offer for guests to choose from. For this reason, Marlborough Lodge can lay on a private helicopter tour of the area. Taking off from the front lawn of the lodge, enjoy a full day of adventure with options to sightsee in Marlborough Sound, visit the seal colonies of Kaikoura, explore the wilderness of the Abel Tasman, or take a day trip to Wellington. However you chose to enjoy the sights and sounds of this stunning region of New Zealand's South Island, be sure to return, relax and rejuvenate in your luxury accommodation with an in-room massage, and a glass of Marlborough's finest wine.

Holiday price guide A stay at this hotel is usually part of a tailor-made touring holiday of New Zealand which would include stays at several hotels and a variety of transport arrangements. We calculate the price of each tour on a tailor-made basis and include all arrangements. If you want to book this hotel on its own with flights and transfers as a stand-alone holiday, then please contact us for prices.

From about

Holiday Code EXH5018

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Marlborough Lodge, Blenheim

Room descriptions

Marlborough Lodge is comprised of ten contemporary, elegant suites, set over two levels of a wonderfully authentic New Zealand mansion. The top floor offers many suite combinations for families, whilst the ground floor is home to an accessible room.

Ground Floor Lodge Rooms These double rooms feature a Queen Bed, and an ensuite bathroom
Ground Floor Lodge Suites with a twin share or double configuration, these rooms enjoy a King Bed, greater space, and direct Veranda access
First Floor Lodge Suites With a twin share or double configuration, these rooms enjoy a King Bed, greater space, and some enjoy direct balcony access
Premium Lodge Suites Spacious and luxurious, these stunning suites enjoy King Beds, and some also feature balcony access

Holiday price guide A stay at this hotel is usually part of a tailor-made touring holiday of New Zealand which would include stays at several hotels and a variety of transport arrangements. We calculate the price of each tour on a tailor-made basis and include all arrangements. If you want to book this hotel on its own with flights and transfers as a stand-alone holiday, then please contact us for prices.

From about

Holiday Code EXH5018

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Marlborough Lodge, Blenheim

The journey and how you get there

For a holiday to Marlborough Lodge in Marlborough, Expressions Holidays includes flights from London to Auckland with Air New Zealand (flying time is 24 hrs). Auckland is served by a wide variety of international airlines and we can include other airlines in your holiday. The chosen airline will depend upon any stopovers you might want to make en-route to New Zealand. Marlborough Lodge is usually included as part of a tailormade touring itinerary of New Zealand and you can reach the Lodge by hire-car or by flying to the nearest airport at Blenheim which is a 10-minute drive away. From then you will require a hire-car to continue your itinerary.

Additional information

Minimum stays: A minimum stay of 2-nights applies to stays between 15 December until 5 January. For other times of the year, no minimum stay applies.

Children: Marlborough Lodge welcomes children ages eight years and older.

Holiday price guide A stay at this hotel is usually part of a tailor-made touring holiday of New Zealand which would include stays at several hotels and a variety of transport arrangements. We calculate the price of each tour on a tailor-made basis and include all arrangements. If you want to book this hotel on its own with flights and transfers as a stand-alone holiday, then please contact us for prices.

From about

Holiday Code EXH5018

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Marlborough Lodge, Blenheim

Highlights of Marlborough and Blenheim

Kayaking in the Marlborough Sounds, Walk the Queen Charlotte Track or at least part of it, Lunch of local green lip mussels in Havelock, Wine tasting and winery visits in the famous Marlborough vineyards of the Wairau valley around Blenheim, known for its Sauvignon Blanc, Visit the Millennium Art Gallery in Blenheim, Travel along the Queen Charlotte scenic drive between Picton and Havelock.

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