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Hotel d'Urville

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Blenheim, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a whim for dinner and arrived quite early but the dining area was warm and clean with staff all ready. Menu explained very well and nice time to decide and talk. Had a starter and main and both had a dessert. Everything was very nice, portion size excellent and interval between courses just right giving us time...

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DurvilleManager, Manager at Hotel d'Urville, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your awesome review! We are really pleased you had great time dining with us and hope to see you back soon!

Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Charming boutique hotel perfectly located in Blenheim, NZ. Converted trust company building with unique themed rooms. We had a Spacious room with old sailing decor. Fantastic restaurant. We ate there two nights and had great meals both nights Excellent local wines. Nicolas, the manager was very friendly and helpful with great tips on nearby wineries, places to visit, and eat.

Thank 675ronn
DurvilleManager, Manager at Hotel d'Urville, responded to this review

Thanks again for everything! It was my pleasure to help you have a great time in Marlborough!

Escondido, California
Reviewed 29 March 2017

This is a historic building with all the charm of such. Rooms are nice size considering the age of the bldg. We chose the Venus room for its larger bathroom. Note that not all rooms have a shower. The old wooden floors creak.....a LOT. No blackout curtains in our room, but i like to wake up with daylight. Visiting in...

Thank Shirley059
DurvilleManager, Manager at Hotel d'Urville, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your extensive review of our hotel!

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We stayed at Hotel d'Urville just a week after the Kaikoura earthquake. The only real impact on our visit was having to shift our dinner reservation forward a day so work crews could complete cosmetic repairs in the lobby and restaurant. We had a wonderful, short stay. The building makes for a unique hotel property as it began life as...

Thank catraveller999
DurvilleManager, Manager at Hotel d'Urville, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and appreciate the hotel for what it is. Very well written review, thanks again!

Newport Beach, California
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Historical building in downtown Blenheim. This property does include a great restaurant. If you are planning to stay there make a reservation before you arrive. There is no lift. Rooms are quirky and this property definitely needs a facelift using the original furniture and decor. Clean but very tired. We needed a one night stay due to change in itinerary...

Thank 280sheila
DurvilleManager, Manager at Hotel d'Urville, responded to this review

Thanks for your review!

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Great little town and great base for exploring the Marlborough wine district. A converted bank, the rooms shine with character. Service was good and staff were very helpful. Didn't eat here but reports are that food is good.

Thank Andrew R
DurvilleManager, Manager at Hotel d'Urville, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! A 5 star review is always very welcome, and confirm that we are doing something right. Many thanks!

Reviewed 5 March 2017

The hotel is in an old bank building with lots of features inside. There are also lots of curiosities decorating the place throughout including the rooms. We had the d'Urville room. The hotel is a very short walk from the centre which allowed us to stretch our legs with a short stroll and aperitif in town before dinner at the...

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DurvilleManager, Manager at Hotel d'Urville, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review. It is much appreciated that you took the time to recommend our hotel and restaurant to other members of the public. It will help tremendously! We wish you all the best!

Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Somehow we had book a "Night of Indulgence " here which included a bottle of bubbles and a three course meal. The former bank has been cleverly converted and our room was fine when we got there. We had a surprisingly good meal and went to bed only to find that the hotel really suffers from its location in the...

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DurvilleManager, Manager at Hotel d'Urville, responded to this review

We are so sorry to hear that your night at Hotel d'Urville was one of the worst you've had because of outside shouting and laughing. Being in such a central location can be like a double-edge sword. We are situated within walking distance to all amenities which is great but on the other hand, sometimes, noise can be a problem....

Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Blenheim is a one-horse town, and Hotel d'Urville has been developed from an old bank. It is very quaint, has parking and have friendly staff who will do anything to help the visitor. The bathroom we had was sumptuous, with large jacouzzi bath.

Thank Shirley B
DurvilleManager, Manager at Hotel d'Urville, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! We are glad that you enjoyed staying with us. The only thing that could be misleading other guest is that we do not have Jacouzzi baths in our rooms.

Blenheim, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We often dine here when we have family visiting or just as a couple. We have never been disappointed. We highly recommend the seared scallops with black pudding and the roast lamb rump. To finish of your evening the "everything chocolate" dessert is sure to satisfy!

Thank Natasha M
DurvilleManager, Manager at Hotel d'Urville, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review. We hope to have you back sometime soon.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
de Burgh's Bistro @ Hotel d'Urville
de Burgh's Bistro @ Hotel d'Urville
Cuisines: European, New Zealand, French
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
One of Blenheim's finest landmarks, the historic Public Trust Building, is now transformed into a luxury 11-room hotel for the discerning traveller. Each of our 11 suites has been designed and decorated to create an individual and distinctive character. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel d'Urville

Address: 52 Queen Street, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Blenheim
Price Range: ₹ 7,438 - ₹ 12,594 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel d'Urville 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
Hotel D'Urville Blenheim, Marlborough
d Urville Hotel Blenheim
Hotel Style:
#9 Luxury Hotel in Blenheim
#14 Romantic Hotel in Blenheim
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“Tripadvisor listing says free breakfast, but it is actually not free. Lots of coffee shops within walking distance.”
Shirley059, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Some rooms have huge windows and no black out shades, if you're a light sleeper w.r.t. daylight / sunlight be sure to pack your eye shades.”
catraveller999, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms upstairs are quieter and larger. Parking provided”
280sheila, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Check what size bathroom you will get.”
Overseas_Oilman, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
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