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Stonehaven Homestay

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Kent, England
Reviewed 18 October 2015

It's always nice when you arrive somewhere to be offered, after introductions, a nice cup of tea and a comfy seat. So it was here and was good to sit and chat with John and Paulette, they made us feel right at home. We were shown to our lovely room with a small balcony overlooking the garden and vineyard with...

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NZTraveller327, Owner at Stonehaven Homestay, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review of our Homestay. It is very much appreciated indeed. It is always helpful for us to hear if there is anything that we could do to improve guests' stay here and have taken on board your suggestion for the need for many power points for the technology-carrying traveller. It certainly can be...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 October 2015

From the time we were welcomed warmly until the time we left,Paulette and John made us feel like we were special and part of the family.The afternoon tea on arrival was a wonderful introduction to the sort of food we would continue to experience during our stay.The carrot cake was to die for, and Paulette generously shared the recipe-..outstanding start...

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NZTraveller327, Owner at Stonehaven Homestay, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Stonehaven and for writing such a lovely review. We enjoyed your company very much and appreciate your choosing to stay with us during your visit to Marlborough. It is having guests like you sharing our home that make hosting such an enjoyable experience for us. Take care and enjoy...

Reviewed 10 October 2015

Work takes me to Blenheim from time to time. Stonehaven Homestay is always my ‘go-to’ place. Always receive a warm welcome, spotless room with amazing vineyard and mountain views with comfortable bed, lots of complimentary goodies and exceptional food. To top it off it is right amongst the vineyards. Wouldn’t stay anywhere else!

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NZTraveller327, Owner at Stonehaven Homestay, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time out of your busy schedule to post a review on Stonehaven. We always enjoy seeing you when you are in our region. As per ususal your sense of humour, engaging personality and gratitude makes for an entertaining experience for us! We look forward to your next visit in a few months.

Reviewed 4 October 2015

Stonehaven is beautiful. But we wanted a homestay and not a B n B. We like to dine out for lunch and have a quiet evening at home. We planned for such. But when we wanted to settle into the common lounge area we were asked to go to the sun room where there were no comfortable chairs, no TV,...

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NZTraveller327, Owner at Stonehaven Homestay, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Anthony. Please refer to our response to your wife Mary’s review in which we address the issues that concerned you both. We can only reiterate our regret in your feelings that you could have been treated better than you were. Perhaps we could all learn from the fact that communication is important so that issues...

Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

Stonehaven is a homestay rather than bed n breakfast. This suits us greatly. We like our main meal at lunch at a restaurant somewhere and of an evening eating something light at home. We bought some cheese and savouries and wine to enjoy in the evening. Stonehaven has three lovely lounge areas to relax of an evening. But we were...

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NZTraveller327, Owner at Stonehaven Homestay, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts on Stonehaven. We are always looking for ways to improve the experience for our guests and we rely on feedback in order to achieve this. The most effective way to improve guests’ stay is to address a problem at the time. If we are approached directly we have the opportunity...

Diss, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 April 2015

Flew from Wellington to Blenheim and minutes later were at Stonehaven. John was gardening and Paulette was cooking but everything stopped and we were made most welcome. The accommodation is superb throughout, as are Paulettes culinary skills - dinner was sumptious and the breakfasts amazing - the home made cookies and chocolates on the bed each night were lovely. Conversation...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 22 April 2015

My partner and I didn’t know what to expect when we arrived at Stonehaven Homestay after booking our accommodation online just 15 minutes before arriving at the property. Paulette and John were very welcoming even though they were not expecting us. Our king size room was immaculately presented and complete with complimentary port, chocolates and biscuits! The room was spacious...

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New Bremen, Ohio
Reviewed 16 April 2015

We had an excellent 3 night stay here over Easter weekend. The home itself is very nice, the hosts were most accommodating, and the scenery was quite attractive. We chose to have one dinner prepared for us here, and it was near-perfect. Paulette is an excellent cook, and John keeps a fine wine cellar to contribute some harder-to-find local product....

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 6 March 2015

Set in the heart of the Montana vineyard , this home stay was a positive delight , our very friendly hosts created a homely atmosphere which culminated in a superb ' white breakfast ' which we enjoyed very much . We were just sorry that we could not stay longer .

Thank Jerry B
Nagahama, Japan
Reviewed 28 February 2015

私たち夫婦は正月休暇で6回目のニュージーランド旅行に、PictonからレンタカーでMarlborough wineの産地で有名なBlenheimを訪れました。Blenheimの郊外約12kmのブドウ畑の真ん中にありますのでレンタカー(GPS付)でないと訪れることは困難ですが、とてもすばらしいB&Bでした。とてもきれいな2階の部屋で窓からブドウ畑が見渡せます。宿泊はいつも2カップルまでしか受け入れないそうです。私たちが泊まったときはオランダからの若いカップルが宿泊されていました。オークランドの消防士を辞めてこのB&BをやっているというオーナーのJohnさんと奥さんの Pauletteさんの「おもてなし」は格別です。ご主人のJohnさんはワインに詳しく、周辺のワイナリーの情報を教えてくれます。人気の宿なので相当前からでないとシーズンによっては予約できません。インターネットで予約した後、websiteを検索して連絡先からメールをすると夕食のリクエストをすることも出来ます。私達は2泊しましたが1泊目の夕食を予約していました。奥様のPauletteさんが腕によりをかけたディナーを作ってくれます。また、夕食の前にはJohnさんに地下のワインセラーに案内され、私たちに最も合うと思われるワインを選んでくれました。建物の周りには野菜畑や果樹園があり採れたものも食卓に出てきます。夕食はテーブルを囲んでご夫妻と一緒に会話をしながらの、高級レストランよりも美味しく、また楽しい夕食でした。ワイン代はご夫妻と割り勘です。夕食の後10時ごろになって、南十字星the Southern Crossを教えてほしいといったところ、Johnさんが裏の畑に出て、満天の星空の中で南十字星を教えてくれました。朝食はプールを見渡す部屋で食べますが、食べたいものを好きなだけリクエストが出来ます。レンタカー利用の個人旅行で家庭的cozyな宿を探している人には、ぜひお勧めです。 My wife and I visited New Zealand for the sixth time on New Year’s holiday from Japan. We drove from Picton to Blenheim which is famous for Marlborough wines. The homestay is located in a vineyard about 12km away from the center of Blenheim was easily accessible by a rental car equipped with a GPS....

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • 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: ₹ 11,579 - ₹ 15,438 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Stonehaven Homestay 5*
Number of rooms: 2
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“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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