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Bangor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2013

Our stay at Stonehaven couldn't have been better. John and Paulette are brilliant hosts - striking a perfect balance between entertaining and welcoming you to their home and respecting your privacy. The evening meal that Paulette prepared was superb, perfectly complimented by wine carefully selected and presented by John. Breakfast was a real treat - I've been home a week...

Thank Lowri H
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 4 January 2013

I just finished my third stay at Stonehaven. As usual it was amazing. Paulette continues to provide an amazing breakfast and evening meals if you care to dine with her and John. I never go to restaurants in Blenheim as Paulette's culinary skills are unmatched in the area. John continues to share his wealth of knowledge about all things wine....

Thank Mya L
Mundford, Norfolk
Reviewed 30 December 2012

Fantastic accommodation in a beautiful location! John and Paulette couldn't have been more welcoming or helpful, and the breakfast, with freshly picked strawberries and raspberries, were amazing. The bedroom/ensuite was top quality with every attention to detail, and I loved the home-made choc chip cookies! Many thanks for a great start to our holiday.

Thank DebbieC63
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 December 2012

Stayed here with my niece and partner near the start of my trip - first taste of homestay in NZ and it set a very high benchmark. Great food, perfect location for our cycle ride round the wineries and interesting discussions with Kiwis over dinner and shared bottles of wine. But the welcome and the extra touches in the rooms...

Thank Jo W
Reviewed 11 December 2012

My husband and I rented bikes from John & Paulette our first day in NZ. They were absolutely wonderful! They both gave us the friendliest greeting at the front door when we arrived and got back to me right away over email beforehand. John gave us a map and routed out the best wineries to visit, and he and Paulette...

Thank AmandaSuzanne
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 December 2012

Stonehaven is a beautiful property set in idyllic surroundings. John and Paulette are fantastic hosts, warm, friendly and knowledgeable. We felt very privaledged to be part of their home. Paulettes cooking is world class with absolutely devine meals and beautiful breakfasts. You will be spoilt and not want to go anywhere else to dine. John's collection of wines to match...

Thank Cindy T
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 December 2012

We didn't expect this at all. This place is actually amazing. Its really close to the airport, close to town (quick drive) and nestled amongst a beautiful vineyard. John and Paulette were friendly, accommodating and made us feel right at home. In fact, it felt more as though we were lucky enough to be staying with incredibly hospitable family friends....

Thank Ursula_and_Clinton
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 December 2012

Stonehaven is a beautiful property located in the centre of the Marlborough wine region. John and Paulette are wonderful hosts and made us feel very welcome. The rooms are very comfortable with amazing views of the surrounding wineries and mountains. We were lucky enough to enjoy Paulette's yummy muffins and John's fresh strawberries for breakfast. I would recommend a minimum...

Thank Chris_Ando
Mount Isa, Australia
Reviewed 12 September 2012

Wonderful place. Easy to find, right in the middle of the best vineyards in the world. The hospitality and services were 5 star! Nothing was too much trouble for John and Paulette. The breakfast was great, the room was spotless and we loved the extra touches of biscuits and all the facilities of 5 star hotel but the warmth and...

Thank Melanie R
NZTraveller327, Owner at Stonehaven Homestay, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your stay here. We were delighted to have had your company at Stonehaven. We assume you found the magical waterfall on the way to Kaikoura - hope there were some baby seals to entertain you and that you managed to see a whale or two during your Whale watch...

Fort Worth, TX
Reviewed 4 August 2012

A truly fine B&B. Gorgeous location within the vineyards. Welcoming hosts and a lovely building. Many thoughtful touches - tea and extensive snacks in the room, complimentary port and sherry, heated floors in bathroom, super comfy beds. Just nothing to fault. Breakfast - incredible! John's freshly-squeezed grapefruit juice and Paulette's muffins TO DIE FOR! It rained all the time -...

1Thank Michael S

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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 7272, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Blenheim
Price Range: ₹ 12,219 - ₹ 16,292 (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:)”
 of 5 bubbles Leilei326, 6 Apr 2016 | Read review
“loved the king room”
 of 5 bubbles suegj14, 3 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Nikau King room is wonderful”
 of 5 bubbles malibufan, 18 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All of the rooms are perfect and over look the gardens.”
 of 5 bubbles 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”
 of 5 bubbles MysteryMan6, 10 Oct 2015 | Read review
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