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Happily located in the heart of the world-renowned Marlborough wine region, this is the place to pick up a delectable bottle of sauvignon blanc or three, perhaps from one of the most famous vineyards of all: Cloudy Bay.

Sheep grazing a vineyard in Blenheim
The town itself offers little in the way of attractions, or attractiveness for that matter, but step out into the countryside and you will be rewarded with endless rows of vines heavy with grapes, open cellar doors revealing myriad vintage wines, and restaurants featuring incredible cuisine. Heaven.

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Suggested itineraries featuring Blenheim

Our itineraries will give you suggestions for what is possible when you travel in Blenheim, and they showcase routes we know work particularly well. Treat them as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely by one of our specialists.

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    Accommodation choices for Blenheim

    We’ve selected a range of accommodation options for when you visit Blenheim. Our choices usually come recommended for their character, facilities and service or location. Our specialists always aim to suggest properties that match your preferences.

    • Lake Timara Lodge near Blenheim

      Lake Timara Lodge

      Deluxe

      Lake Timara Lodge sits within 25 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, making it a great place to experience the space and freedom of New Zealand first hand.

    • Villas across the vines, Vintner's Retreat Villas, Blenheim & The Winelands

      Vintner's Retreat Villas

      First Class

      Set amongst fields of vines, Vintner's Retreat Villas offers high quality accommodation within a short distance of everything the wine regions and Marlborough Sounds have to offer.

    • The Marlborough Lodge , Blenheim

      Marlborough Lodge

      First Class

      Marlborough Lodge is a lovely property with just five, spacious guest suites. Each has been beautifully crafted in native hardwoods and offers incredible views of the surrounding area.

    • The Peppertree, Blenheim & The Winelands

      The Peppertree

      First Class

      The Peppertree is a beautiful Edwardian villa offering five individually decorated suites, and its own boutique vineyard, which produces the hosts' own chardonnay.

    • Marlborough Vintners Hotel, Blenheim & The Winelands

      Marlborough Vintners Hotel

      Medium

      The Marlborough Vintners Hotel and Vintners Room restaurant are located in the heart of the Blenheim winelands, and provide contemporary, self-contained accommodation and fine dining amongst the vines.

    • The Bell Tower and its vineyards, Blenheim & The Winelands

      The Bell Tower

      First Class

      The Bell Tower is a boutique lodge situated amid stunning scenery, overlooking Marlborough's vineyards.