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Straw Lodge

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Reviewed 22 May 2016

This stay was for our 30th wedding anniversary and our hosts made it a very memorable, the room the outlook it was all fabulous. The personal touches with our arrival, the organizing of our anniversary dinner even insuring we got back safely. We are seasoned travelers and would rate Straw Lodge in the top 5 places we have stayed world...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Trudy and Barry are amazing hosts who go out of their way to make the stay comfortable and enjoyable. Attention to detail is immaculate. The room was cosy and warm with a beautiful view out into the vineyard. Close to Blenheim and within riding/short driving distance of most wineries along with the aviation museum and the chocolate factory. We will...

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W. Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 6 May 2016

We had a wonderful time at the Straw Lodge! Trudy and Barry were the most amazing hosts and thought of everything including Barry taking his vintage Morris out of storage to drive us to their favorite restaurant (my wife's first car many years ago was a Morris so it was very nostalgic). Our room was very well appointed and the...

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Thank Kevin S
Sydney
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

Our hosts Trudy and Brian provided such a warm welcome on our arrival. A complimentary bottle of their wine, and homemade treats accompanied a myriad of suggestions for ways to further enjoy our time in the Marlborough region. Our room, separate from their house, overlooked the vineyards and had its own garden courtyard. The queen room was well appointed to...

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Burleigh Dc
Reviewed 17 April 2016

The location was amazing overlooking the vineyard.The accommodation was excellent.Trudy and Barry were wonderful hosts and very helpful.We cycled into the vineyards with the bicycles provided.A great way to spend a few nights and we can thoroughly recommend this accommodation.The breakfast was delicious.

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Ventura, California
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Trudy and Barry are great hosts. Contacted us in advance to offer restaurant reservations, warm greeting upon arrival. The breakfast is served with opulent choice of home made lemon curds and jams. Flaky croissants. Bacon crisp, eggs cooked perfectly. Wonderful view from the room and the breakfast room was vineyards with mountain range in the background. Amenities include tasty bottle...

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Reviewed 11 April 2016

We stayed for only one night - and wished we'd had more nights here. This is a seriously special place! I don't think the photos really do it justice. It's beautiful being right there on the vineyard, and the comfortable little retreat has it's own private garden area and view. But it was the hosts that were truly outstanding (Trudy...

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Thank Sarah H
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Very nice host and warmest welcome for us. The property is right at the edge of vineyard and from the front of your room you can see and touch the vines. As we're on honeymoon, Trudy gave us the most special memorable part of the trip. Thank you so much and we've enjoy our stay. Wish we could stay longer.

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Thank pastakravitz
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Location was great, rooms were spacious and clean. They helped us find spots for dinner and the breakfasts were amazing. Homemade croissants with a lovely view of the vineyard. There were even bikes available to cruise around on.

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Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed 23 March 2016

We spent three nights at Straw Lodge and thought it was the perfect choice for our stay in Marlborough. The room was comfortable, and we enjoyed the views of the vineyards. Trudy and Barry were wonderful hosts, sharing information about the area and even driving us to dinner two nights. Because we were due to get to Straw Lodge fairly...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Luxury Bed & Breakfast in a unique vineyard setting Far from the madding crowds, in the heart of Marlborough's wine district, you will find Straw Lodge Vineyard, and our very different straw-bale constructed homestead and Vineyard Suites - a very special place where rest, relaxation and rejuvenation awaits the discerning traveller. Nestled amongst organic Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir vines Visible from each suite are glorious mountain ranges, behind which the sun sets in beautiful displays of rich colours. Before you retire to your cosy king size bed, bathe in our warm spa pool at night, and gaze up at the clear skies filled with a galaxy of stars. Each private suite has a lounge and en-suite bathroom. Full sumptuous breakfast created from local produce Rise at your leisure to a treat of a continental and/or cooked breakfast, created from home grown or locally produced foods of your choice. Then set out on our pedal bikes, take your own vehicle, or book a tour through the surrounding wineries. Internet use is free of charge, as are our golf clubs, DVDs, and a bottle of wine from our vineyard! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Straw Lodge

Address: 17 Fareham Lane, Blenheim 7271, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Blenheim
Price Range: RM1,037 - RM1,091 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“Only two rooms, you can't go wrong.”
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“Both lodges are fantastic and alongside each other”
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“About 25-30 mins outside of Blenheim, so be aware you are not that close to town.”
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