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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful setting, lovely hosts, super-comfortable and French style build and décor. Set in fields of lavender and ideally close for access to all the top name wineries. A really brilliant B&B. Couldn't recommend it more strongly.

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Yardley, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 15 December 2016

In fields and fields of lush lavender is this perfect B and B that could have been plucked out of France and resettled in Blenheim. Ruth and Peter were the perfect hosts who could not do enough to insure our comfort to the point that we insisted that they join us for dinner. Breakfasts were delicious and the accommodations are...

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Skillman, New Jersey
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Recently spent two nights in the beautiful Petite Mason Suite at French Fields which is one of the loveliest B&B's we have ever visited. No detail is missed in this lovely place from the magnificent decorating to a welcoming glass of wine with appetizers to so many more thoughtful little things. Breakfasts were beyond amazing. We were even able to...

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Frenchfields, Owner at French Fields, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind comments We're delighted that you enjoyed your stay at French Fields. It was a pleasure to have you here. Ruth

Reviewed 13 June 2016

Just the most idyllic place to stay when visiting the South Island of New Zealand. Wonderful hosts, perfect setting, stunning accommodation. In the centre of the wine growing region, it is so easy to make trips out to fully explore the area. We stayed for two nights (big mistake - should have been much longer!) in the Petite Maison which...

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Just returned from 5 nights at French Fields and we could not have hoped for better. This place is just gorgeous inside and out! Nothing is too much trouble for the hosts Ruth and Barry and it's evident that they love what they do. Ruth was very happy to suggest restaurants and the better vineyards to visit and they all...

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Frenchfields, Owner at French Fields, responded to this review

So glad that you enjoyed your time here. We loved your enthusiasm and that you mixed outdoor adventures like kayaking in the Sounds and dolphin encounters in Kaikoura...with wine tasting at our great cellar doors..and of course those lovely restaurants

New York City, New York
Reviewed 14 February 2016

We had a wonderful stay at French Fields while on our honeymoon. The lavender fields are to die for and the room we stayed in was gorgeous. There was a lot of privacy at French Fields, with a host who was warm and welcoming. Ruth's breakfasts were wonderful, and we love her lavender products which we are enjoying at home....

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 February 2016

We have just returned from a fabulous weekend at French Fields. It had been recommended to us so we had high expectations. Our expectations were well exceeded. Beautiful luxurious rooms and setting, perfect location and very thoughtful and accommodating hosts. Ideal for New Zealanders looking for a weekend getaway and for foreign tourists visiting our beautiful country. Thanks Ruth &...

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Frenchfields, Owner at French Fields, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments We love it when busy couples get a chance to have a weekend away ! It was a pleasure to help you enjoy your time in Marlborough.

Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 18 December 2015

We just came back from a fabulous stay in NZ - one of our stops was in Blenheim and we stayed 3 nights at the French Fields B&B. What a beautiful spot this was. The Petite Maison Suite was lovely- the balcony overlooked a beautiful field of lavender in bloom and the vegetable gardens were a source of our breakfast...

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Frenchfields, Owner at French Fields, responded to this review

We are glad that you enjoyed your time at French Fields. The lavender was looking lovely wasn't it.

Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 November 2015

This beautifully presented property exceeded our expectations. Gracious hosts Ruth & Barry have put a huge amount of effort into delivering a unique and high quality accommodation experience. It is a perfect taste of rural France in New Zealand. The Maison Lavande guest room was sumptuous and perfectly appointed. The location was quiet, the bed beautifully comfortable. The breakfast served...

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Frenchfields, Owner at French Fields, responded to this review

Thank you for your generous comments. Spring is a lovely time to travel and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay..

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

French Fields epitomises tranquility. A beautiful house set amongst beautiful lavender bushes- this place is perfection. There is so much attention to detail in every respect. The welcome is warm and genuine. Nothing is too much trouble. The room is incredible- from the bath you look put onto rows of perfectly aligned lavender plants. On offer- lavender oils made from...

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Frenchfields, Owner at French Fields, responded to this review

We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay. It was a pleasure to host you. Thanks for the compliments about my breakfast!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This boutique French- country style Bed and Breakfast rests in fields of lavender and olives amongst the vineyards and wineries of Marlborough, and offers the discerning traveller understated luxury and charm in three French inspired suites. Maison Lavande Suite NZ$525 per night Petite Maison Suite NZ$475 per night. French Fields Suite NZ$450 per night ... more   less 

Additional Information about French Fields

Address: Fairbourne Drive | Fairhall, Blenheim, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Blenheim
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
French Fields Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand
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“Ask for the suite that is on the first floor at the foot of the lavender fields.”
 of 5 bubbles BrickLeb, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The Petite Mason suite has a lovely little balcony with views of the beautiful lavender fields.”
 of 5 bubbles joannq2014, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Petite Maison has a great 2nd story view of pool and surroundings”
 of 5 bubbles bull59, 7 Feb 2015 | Read review
“The upstairs Petite Maison room is private and beautiful”
 of 5 bubbles Jonolonso, 2 Dec 2014 | Read review
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