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The Marlborough Lodge

Marlborough, New Zealand

A grand country estate in the heart of the Marlborough Wine Region, experience the relaxed elegance of The Marlborough Lodge. Enjoy canapés, three-course fine dining and exceptional wines at this historical lodge, combining fresh air, luxury and comfort.

At a Glance

  • The Marlborough Lodge estate is steeped in history dating back to 1901

  • Explore the vineyards and learn about the art of blending wines at this country retreat

  • Marlborough is famous for its wine and delicious food, its a foodie's heaven

  • Enjoy heli-adventure from helifishing, helihunting or a scenic flight over this beautiful landscape

Adventure, Golf, Riding, Road trip

Insider's View

Take out one of their complimentary bikes to explore the area and why not pop into a local vineyard to do a bit of wine tasting!

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Insider's View

Ask to borrow the mountain bikes and go for a scenic ride through the vineyards and wineries.

Opt for a room on the First Floor as you get amazing views across the vineyards from the balcony.

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Call us on 858 345 1762 to start planning your vacation to The Marlborough Lodge or take a look at our itineraries to Marlborough and Nelson


Spanning 16 acres, The Marlborough Lodge is located in the heart of the famous Marlborough wine region. With just 10 suites, this homely country estate is surrounded by secluded parklands, an idyllic escape to the country.

Spend your time here relaxing at the lodge or enjoying some fresh air exploring the great outdoors. Steeped in history with a refreshing contemporary vibe, the lodge has a cosy and luxurious feel. Each suite reveals the history of the lodge, dating back to 1901 when it was a Victorian Convent. Enjoy your own private haven in one of the elegant suites with spacious en suite bathrooms and balconies to take in the views.

The Marlborough Lodge is ideal for those wanting the ultimate retreat to indulge in New Zealand’s gourmet province. Famed for its food and exceptional wines, Marlborough is a treasure trove of gastronomic delights. Enjoy some wine tasting on the estate's own vineyards and even blend your own on a wine mastery course. Other experiences include a trip along the Marlborough Sounds sampling some delicious fresh seafood.

New Zealand has long been famed for its stunning, unspoiled landscape and Marlborough showcases this to maximum effect.


There are 10 elegant suites at The Marlborough Lodge, spread over two floors. Each is tastefully appointed mixing contemporary style with the beautiful period features of the property.

Premium Suite

Located on the first floor, the Premium Suite is elegantly furnished and features a King sized-bed or twin share as well as a private en suite.

Lodge Suite

The Lodge Suite is located on the ground floor and benefits from verandah access. With a King-size bed or twin share complete with private en suite, it's got ample space and is modern in style.

Lodge Suite (First Floor)

For those who wish for views overlooking the beautiful Marlborough countryside, the Lodge Suites located on the first floor are perfect. With balcony access, enjoy the views with a glass of wine. The Lodge Suite comes complete with King-size bed or twin share and an immaculate private en suite.


Children ten years and older are welcome to stay at The Marlborough Lodge. Children of all ages are welcome when the lodge is booked exclusively. There are Family Suite options and rollaway beds for children on request.


Along with plenty of foodie experiences, The Marlborough Lodge's team of chefs can cook up a delicious array of delectable food for you to enjoy. Start the day with a continental or cooked breakfast and later enjoy canapés in front of the outdoor fire before a lodge-style dinner paired with fine wines from throughout Marlborough and the rest of New Zealand. The estate has 16 acres of gardens to explore including a vegetable garden full of home grown produce used to cook your food.


Guests can enjoy a number of wine tours, cruises along the Marlborough Sounds, or even explore Marlborough from the skies with a heli-adventure. Back at the lodge, take a dip in the outdoor heated pool, explore the 16 acres of gardens, get lost in the vineyards or enjoy a game of tennis on one of the six grass courts at the Rapaura Tennis Club just next door.

Location & Directions

Marlborough, New Zealand

The Marlborough Lodge can be found in the Marlborough region of New Zealand. Located just 10-minutes drive from Blenheim township, 90-minutes from Nelson and 4-hours from Christchurch, it sits in the north east of the South Island.

When to go

The climate in New Zealand is incredibly pleasant, with warm and balmy summers and cold crisp winter months with wonderful clear, blue skies. The warmer high-season months of November to April are perfect for outdoor exploration. The colder months of June to August are the best time to ski.

Both North and South Islands are drier on the east coast, rather than on the west, where mountain ranges act as a trap for the moisture-rich winds from the Tasman Sea. It is also worth remembering that it is usually a few degrees cooler on the South Island than the North Island and as New Zealand has a maritime climate, the weather can change rapidly.

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Call us on 858 345 1762 to start planning your vacation to The Marlborough Lodge or take a look at our itineraries to Marlborough and Nelson

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