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Reviewed 27 February 2012

Great location nestled within the vineyards. Wish we could have stayed longer. John and Paulette made us feel right at home and were fun to get to know. The BEST breakfast we had in NZ. The room was impeccable. Would stay there again in a heartbeat...

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Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2012

I stayed for two nights and wish I'd stayed longer. Beautiful setting made even more special by the luxury and comfort of Stonehaven Homestay. Paulette and John make it feel like your own home, which can never compete of course with the beautiful decor and lovely little touches like the complimentary port in your room! John works tirelessly in the...

Thank Jane P
Ulverston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2012

John met us, myself, a visitor from the UK and my daughter, a resident of NZ, at Blenheim airport and soon we were at Stonehaven. A beautiful, peaceful spot centrally located for some excellent wineries. We were encouraged to feel at home from the very first moment. Tea and freshly baked shortbread, a swim in the gorgeous pool followed and...

Thank Jill L
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 January 2012

I've been the guest of Paulette and John a couple of times now. First time, I've chosen this place, because it's in central to several wineries, which are all in easy walking distance, like Alan Scott, Cloudy Bay, Hunters, Herzog... The place is simply stunning, John knows the wineries and their wines inside out and Paulette's breakfast is simply delicious....

1Thank sattlerj
New York City, New York
Reviewed 7 January 2012

I just can't say enough good things about this place. We stayed at Stonehaven for 2 nights during our New Zealand travels and we wish we had stayed here longer. From the moment we walked in, we felt so welcome by John and Paulette. The first evening they made reservations for us after letting us look through their book of...

Thank 721Erin721
Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 19 December 2011

We came all the way from Sweden and found this heaven hosted by John & Paulette. They took care of us by all means, served excellent meals with superb wines, lended us bicycles to visit all the nearby wineyards, we tried at least eight before we lost count! The homestay and the surrounding garden is like a postcard, go there....

Thank Mikael A
Reviewed 12 December 2011

If you are touring South Island and like good food and wine with great knowledgable hosts you will not beat this homestay in Marlborough anywhere.Paulette ,s cooking ,is Michelin standard in both taste and presentation and john a mind of info on the natural enviroment .an education in itself .Thank you both so much ,our stay with you for 3...

1Thank cahill j
hong kong
Reviewed 30 November 2011

No wonder Stonehaven is ranked No 1 here, though we didn't know it when we were there. It was one of our 3 favourite B&Bs out of the 10 that we stayed at in 3 weeks in South Island. Certainly it had the best chef! Paulette cooked us an absolutely awesome dinner - the tenderest venison we've ever had, green-shell...

Thank lantauloafer
Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 26 November 2011

It was great to share our time with John and Paulette in this little piece of paradise. The house is beautiful, and the breakfast delicious!!! Paulette is a great cook!!! John and Paulette were very kind, and we could learn more about New Zealand

Reviewed 17 November 2011

The worst part of our stay at Stonehave was that it was for only one night. We booked Stonehaven as a stopover from arriving early evening at Picton and before travelling down to Hanmer Springs the next morning. This homestay and the region demand a longer stay a minimum of two or three nights. Our ferry was late but as...

Thank d&pr

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The property on which Stonehaven was located sold recently. Stonehaven is relocating to new, purpose-built premises at Fairhall, Blenheim, Marlborough and will be reopening on September 1st 2017. Come an experience the same generous Kiwi hospitality with the same hosts, Paulette and John, at a new loctaion with the same stunning vineyard and mountain views and close proximity to the region's most outstanding wineries. Stonehaven will be offering a 2 room guest suite catering for one or two couples. We look forward to welcoming you to our new home in the summer of 2017. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Stonehaven Homestay

Address: 414 Rapaura Road | Fairhall, Blenheim 7273, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Blenheim
Price Range: RM792 - RM1,056 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Stonehaven Homestay 5*
Number of rooms: 2
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“Their deluxe Room has a lovely balcony overlooking the vineyards and roomier than the other room. Great view and really cozy:)”
Leilei326, 6 Apr 2016 | Read review
“loved the king room”
suegj14, 3 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Nikau King room is wonderful”
malibufan, 18 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All of the rooms are perfect and over look the gardens.”
Marevan2, 31 Oct 2015 | Read review
“King room is the best with a balcony overlooking the lawn, but the queen room has a lovely view of the garden”
MysteryMan6, 10 Oct 2015 | Read review
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