The Marlborough Lodge

Name of hotel

The Marlborough Lodge


Year opened



Last refurbishment




Estate views over park-like gardens and vineyards in the heart of Marlborough’s famous wine country.


Size and style:

10 bedrooms in a contemporary style embracing the historical charm of the property.

Guest profile:

Well travelled individuals aged 40 and over looking for wonderful food and wine in a smaller lodge style accommodation.

Family friendly:

No – children under the age of eight are not permitted.

Airport transfers:

Airport transfers are not included, however arrangements can be made depending on guest numbers and vehicle style. Prices range from NZ$90-$250 (about A$80-A$225).

You need to know:

Marlborough is the only luxury accommodation of this size in the heart of Marlborough’s wine country. Rates are inclusive of accommodation, breakfast and dinner.

On-site dining and drinking facilities:

Harvest Restaurant serves the best of local produce and excellent wines in a relaxed environment. Simple, seasonal produce with exceptional delivery.

On-site facilities:


Yes, complimentary.


One outdoor heated pool, in use from October to April.


No, however the lodge is able to transfer guests to a gym in Blenheim (at extra charge).


No, however the lodge is able to transfer guests to a nearby Spa of their choice, at an additional charge.

Eco and community initiatives:

The lodge has extensive vegetable gardens, their own fruit orchard and chickens. They support small independent farmers who locally produce unique produce.

Concierge recommends:

Private winery tours, Omaka Aviation Museum, kayaking on Marlborough Sounds, and dolphin swimming.

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