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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 March 2013

Our stay at the Straw Lodge was fantastic: Nettie, Jane, BIll and Texas really gave us a lovely time. First of all, the lodge is located in the middle of the vineyard, with an incredible view on the mountains. These same vines that produces a great Sauvignon Blanc that we had a chance to taste with the other guests. Breakfasts...

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
Reviewed 17 March 2013

My wife & I were lucky enough to spend a few days at the Straw Lodge in early March and felt like we wanted to move in! This cozy place is just a bit outside of the downtown Blenheim area on a little boutique winery (with some very delicious wine!). Nettie & Jane are so friendly and easy to talk...

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Delta, CO, USA
Reviewed 8 March 2013

Our trip to New Zealand was much too rushed, but we take what we can get. My college student daughter had a one week break from school, so off we went. After a VERY long day driving from Queenstown to Blenheim (I don't recommend doing that!) we arrived at the Straw Lodge in the evening & were met by Nettie...

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Thank Cindy H
Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 February 2013

I've just read over the other recent reviews and I don't what to add. Nettie, Jane and Bill could have done literally nothing else to make our stay more enjoyable. From arrival drinks and snacks (happy hour!) with their own lovely wines (Worlds End SB and PN) through to advice on where to visit and eat over our 3 night...

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Thank Cracker73
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 5 January 2013

Our three night stay in a vineyard suite was just not long enough to begin to soak up the beautiful scenery looking out over an organic vineyard to the mountains beyond, the cozy suite, plus the amazing breakfast feasts each morning. Nettie and Jane are first rate hosts and chefs (they say 'just cooks') but this breakfast beats the Four...

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Thank thatmarion
Hasselt, Belgium
Reviewed 25 December 2012

We stayed in one of the vineyard suites which was really fantastic. The room is designed perfectly, everything you might need was available, and the view from the bed on the vineyard is amazing. We can recommend the hot tub under the starry sky in the vineyard. We borrowed the bikes and made a ride in the area. The hosts...

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Thank G-K-H-B
Shanghai, China
Reviewed 8 October 2012

This place exceeded all expectations. The grounds are like an organic fairy tale. They have an herb garden, citrus, lavender and vegetables in bloom. All studded with playful sculpture from local artists. Not to mention the organic vineyards stretching out behind the room. The local area was stunning. We stayed here for two nights at the start of spring. The...

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Thank Malbone
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 17 March 2012

It is lovely to be able to stay at a b & b within a vineyard. The hosts were friendly and made us feel welcomed. We were fortunate to be able to taste their wines and sit and talk about the area. The rooms were clean, but a bit rustic. Overall, it was such a nice experience.

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California
Reviewed 21 January 2012

We traveled in New Zealand for a month with another couple enjoying some of NZ's best B and B's and small inns. This was one of our favorites. Nettie, Bill and Jane are all wonderful hosts. They provide the much appreciated opportunity to visit with them and learn more about the area while offering well designed accommodations with complete privacy....

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London
Reviewed 2 January 2012

We booked the lodge for ten people over NY and found the place to be perfect. Highly recommend the platters to share, we had more than enough food and the outside seating was ideal. Hot tub was a winner with us all and the hospitality was excellent. Thanks Jane and Nettie for your welcoming experience.

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  • Breakfast included
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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: $304 - $330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“Only two rooms, you can't go wrong.”
 of 5 bubbles sgs312, 16 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Either room is fantastic.”
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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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“Both rooms are terrific”
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