Location

The Marlborough Lodge is located in the centre of New Zealand at the top of the South Island.

Fly into Auckland or Wellington and connect with direct flights to Blenheim 

Marlborough, at the top of New Zealand’s South Island, is accessible with direct flights from Auckland and Wellington to Blenheim Airport

(Blenheim Airport is 8 mins drive from The Marlborough Lodge). 

The Marlborough Lodge is located in the beautiful Marlborough region – famous for its world-class Sauvignon Blanc wine, as well as the stunning Marlborough Sounds, whilst also having the most sunshine hrs in New Zealand.

Nestled in the heart of the scenic vineyards on 16 acres of established gardens, The Marlborough Lodge is 8 mins drive Blenheim Airport, 15 minutes drive from Blenheim township, 25 minutes from Picton coastal township and the beautiful Marlborough Sounds, 90 minutes from Nelson and 4 hours from Christchurch.

Located at 776 Rapaura Road, the lodge is just 5 minutes drive from State Highway 1 to Christchurch and State Highway 6 to Nelson.

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What our customers say

Extraordinary luxury hotel. This hotel simply could not be improved upon! The building is lovely with an effortlessly elegant decor. We had a large suite with a second room for our son, separated by a huge bathroom. The room was perfect, with just the right amount of flair and panache without feeling overdone. Our bed was extremely comfortable and the linens were fantastic. The whole property has several wrap around porches, which are great for sitting outside and taking in the stunning views of the property, including a small vineyard. The setting is so serene — you are minutes from the local wineries and restaurants but you feel completely away from everything. We went on a tour with the gardener, who showed us the chickens (fresh eggs for breakfast every day!) and beautiful stream and plants. There are lots of citrus trees and gardens on the grounds. In the evenings, we enjoyed canapés and wine in a small chapel on the property, next to a roaring fire. And the food was delicious throughout! We enjoyed our evening dinners immensely and also had very tasty breakfasts, including local preserves and fresh juice. The staff was super friendly and made all of us, including our 8-year old son, feel so welcome. The manager was wonderful and made sure we all felt special. I would highly recommend this location.

CK107 – San Francisco

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

Wonderful Surprise. My husband booked us here as a treat whilst traveling around the area. It was a truly lovely stay. We wish we booked longer! The staff is brilliant and friendly - always smiling and quick to offer anything we might have needed. The property - WOW! It is incredibly well cared for and decorated to be current whilst maintaining the integrity and the history of the building (a challenge few people get spot on - they do!) . We will surely be back - hopefully when it is warmer so we can take advantage of the pool and more outdoor activities. Still well worth the stay in the offseason - the wineries are still open in June!

Ellie Z

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