Booking & Guest Information

We welcome your booking at The Marlbourough Lodge. See below for booking information and what guests can expect during their stay. See also the Terms & Conditions page for more information about our payment and cancellation policies. 

We'd love to hear from you: +64 3 570 5700 | [email protected]

Lodge Tariff

Lodge rates include:

  • Premium Lodge Suite, Lodge Suite or Lodge Room
  • Full continental and cooked breakfast options
  • Complimentary minibar
  • Free Wi-Fi use throughout the lodge
  • New Zealand Goods and Services Tax (GST)

Rooms & Suites

The Lodge has 10 Suites: 5 Premium Suites (upstairs), 4 upstairs Suites, 1 downstairs Lodge Suite and 2 downstairs Lodge Rooms, plus a Twin Room which can interconnect through a bathroom with one of the Premium Lodge Suites.

Each Room & Suite (except the Twin Room) has it's own private ensuite featuring toilet, walk in shower and double vanity. Most Suites also have a seperate bath.

The Lodge Rooms have a queen bed (not splittable) and all Suites and Premium Suites have a king bed.  Premium Lodge Suites have a twin option. Please note Lodge Rooms are double bed configuration only.

All Suites are furnished with lounge chair(s), hanging space, mini-fridge and Nespresso coffeemaker.  Lodge Rooms have mini-fridge and Nespress coffeemaker but limited hanging space and no lounge chair.

Room / Suite Capacity

All Rooms have a maximum capacity of 2 people.

Suites have a normal capacity of 2 people. However, for an additional charge, a rollaway bed maybe able to be added by arrangement for 1 child in a Premium Lodge Suite giving a maximum capacity of 3 people. Please enquire if you wish to add a rollaway bed.

Seasons

Festive Season 23 December - 5 January, Peak season 1 October - 30 April,  Low Season 1 May - 30 September

Minimum Length of Stay

Minimum length of stay: Festive Season 3 nights, 2 nights Peak Season applies to 1 November – 31 March inclusive. Other times of year, no minimum length of stay.

Child Policy

Children eight years and older are welcome to stay when we have other guests. Children 7-12 years must sleep in a room with an adult. Children 13 years + can sleep in a room without an adult. Children of all ages are welcome when the lodge is booked exclusively. We offer one Family Suite option, and rollaway beds for children at an additional cost in conjunction with a Premium Lodge Suite, by arrangement - please enquire.

Onsite Facilities

The Lodge offers the following as part of guests' stay:

  • Private ensuites - large bath tub and seperate walk in shower in Premium & Lodge Suites, Lodge room has a large walk in shower.
  • High speed complimentary Wi-Fi.
  • A variety of areas to relax in, including a small Library, the Great Room within the Lodge, Guest Entertainment Chapel bar, courtyard with outdoor fire, veranda, balconies and gardens.
  • Air conditioning in all rooms - heating and cooling individually controlled.
  • Complimentary minibar including wine and beer
  • 24 hour Reception/Concierge. 
  • Daily service of rooms and evening turndown service.
  • Walks through gardens and vineyards, accompanied by one of our Lodge gardeners (on request).
  • Outdoor heated inground pool (Nov - Mar).
  • Petanque and Croquet area.
  • Grass court tennis in summer months.
  • On site Bicycles to visit nearby wineries, chocolate factory, cafes and restaurants.
  • Massage (on request)

Check in / Out

Check in is available from 2.00pm. Check out is available up to 11.00am. Enquire whether late check out is possible. We do not accept Check in's or Check out's on 25 December (Christmas Day)

24 Hour Reception/Concierge

Our 24 hour Reception/Concierge will ensure all your needs are met any time of the day. 

Daily Service & Evening Turndown

Our professional Housekeeping team provide a daily clean and evening clean and turndown service. 

Transportation

We can book transfers by car from Blenheim Airport (10 mins drive) or Picton Ferry Terminal (25 mins), Blenheim Train Station (15 mins) or helicopter transfers can be arranged to or from our onsite helipad. During your stay, transportation by car (self drive or with driver), helicopter, scenic plane or luxury cruise launch can be arranged. Please enquire.

Contact Us

We welcome your enquiry about the Lodge, please contact us.

 

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What our customers say

My dad and I stayed here for 4 nights, actually it was so good, we extended! From the rooms, to breakfast and dinner, to the grounds and staff, the lodge exceeds even the most distinguished expectations! I have stayed in the best hotels around the world, but The Marlborough Lodge is without hesitation one of those places where you will always remember every detail because they exceeded in every category! Can't wait to return!

ThomasNY

Amazing! The Marlborough Lodge is just amazing! Wonderful room with a perfect bedding. Huge bathroom. Refined decoration. The convent, separate from the the main premise, is a unique place to have an appetitive before the diner. Very nice and professional staff. Interesting wine list. A place to be in the Marlborough Region.

FM – Belgium

It was a typically crisp Autumn evening so we started with a glass of bubbles and delicious canapés beside the huge outdoor fire. We could just as easily have settled into the comfy sofas inside the chapel, now transformed into a cosy space for pre-dinner drinks, wine tastings, and browsing a range of beautiful NZ-made gifts. This was not our first visit to The Marlborough Lodge, but the first since the change of guard the kitchen. The menu changes daily and is a showcase of local produce with a touch of European flair. Portions are generous and our plates were bare when they returned to the kitchen. That says it all. The Lodge effortlessly combines elegance with comfort and under Karen's stewardship the staff are efficient and friendly and knowledgeable too. We locals are lucky to have a place of this calibre on our doorstep, visitors who stay here are just lucky.

Donna M

A must stay! This place is incredible - located on a great piece of property very close to the airport and has amazing views. It has great food and wine and the rooms and staff are great people. Outdoor fire place where they host pre dinner drinks every night - a must stay if you visit this area!

Mathew K – Bedminster, New Jersey