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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 August 2012

Stonehaven Homestay is a little bit of luxury hidden away in the middle of one of Blenheim's many superb vineyards. Paulette and John are the perfect hosts, making you feel at home from the minute you draw up in front of the house. We hired bikes from Stonehaven and visited several of the local vineyards armed with a map and... More 

Thank Britsaway
Door County Wi
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 30 April 2012

Warm welcome, great breakfasts, friendly and knowledgeable hosts, lovely room, and great location - what more could one ask for of a homestay? We enjoyed our stay at Stonehaven very much. Paulette and John were very gracious hosts and were very helpful in planning our activities not only in the Marlborough region but for the rest of our New Zealand... More 

Thank m3p1
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Reviewed 26 April 2012

We wish we could stay longer with Paulette and John, one night was too short. The house is perfectly situated in order to visit the vineyard area, and you will lost no time since John can provide you with bikes for a ride. The breakfast is a pure moment of fullness it is delicious and prepared by Paulette with products... More 

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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
Reviewed 18 April 2012

An excellant homestay, good hosts, full of knowledge, warm welcome great foot & wine. We would have no doubt in recommending Stonehaven to anyone (Royalty included) Words cannot express the service, quality & welcome you get from the start to the finish. Thank you Paulette & John

Thank Roger B
London, United Kingdom
1 review
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Reviewed 10 April 2012

These guys can't really be faulted on anything. They gave us a very warm welcome and continued to be as helpful and friendly throughout our stay. The house is wonderful with good rooms and a great location. Paulette's breakfasts were a highlight of the day and their passion for the area and their homestay shines through in everything they do.

1 Thank Daniel N
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Reviewed 10 April 2012

John & Paulette are true professionals, and helped make our visit to this world class wine region even more rewarding. The house and its hosts are a splendid example of how a B & B should be run. The lovely rooms, amazing breakfasts by the pool and even provision of cycles to explore the numerous famous cellar doors (driving not... More 

1 Thank Esenjay
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Reviewed 3 April 2012

From the moment we arrived we were made to feel totally at home, the hospitality was second to none. Tea and delicious home made biscuits on arrival, Paulette immediately offered to book a table at the resturant of our choice for that evening. We were to dine with them on our second night. Our room was beautiful with a sumptuous... More 

Thank gardenmidget
Wollongong, Australia
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Reviewed 24 March 2012

We were welcomed like long lost friends by Paulette and John. Offered a tea or coffee immediately upon arrival and told to treat Stonehaven as our own house. The room was pristine with every possible luxury inclusion and the bed, well I'm taking it home with me. The grounds were immaculate. Was introduced to John's cellar early and we chose... More 

Thank Philip H
Rochester, Minnesota
2 reviews
Reviewed 12 March 2012

John and Paulette, the hosts, are fabulous. John is a history buff and full of anthropology and Maori culture info. Paulette is a great cook and the food was to die for. And plentiful. Our room was immaculate with luxurious bedlinens, towels, and wonderful attention to all details right down to the decorated toilet tissue that matched everything else. The... More 

Thank Kate S
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6 reviews
Reviewed 28 February 2012

Stonehaven is by far one of the best places to stay in the Marlborough region. Literally located in the heart of the wineries, our hosts, Paulette and John were extremely helpful and very knowledgable of this area. We were made to feel as though we were staying in our own homes. Beautiful setting, pristine rooms and immaculate gardens and a... More 

Thank Vicki C

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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: ₹ 12,311 - ₹ 16,415 (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:)”
 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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