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Mumbai, India
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the Ashwell apartment which was spacious, comfortable with very well appointed bathrooms and kitchen. We'd reserved the whole apartment so had loads of space for 2 of us, but it will easily accommodate 2 couples. Great to have a washing machine after travelling around for a week! Mandy and Patrick gave us a warm welcome and some...

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Mandy O, Owner at Antares Homestay, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking time to write a review on your stay at our property - we really appreciate it. It is lovely to hear what you liked & enjoyed during your stay with us - it was a pleasure to be able to help assist you on how to best use your 2 day stay. We hope...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 28 February 2016

We booked a two-night stay in this “B&B” during a one week period when we were booking nightly stays for a six-week trip to New Zealand. Unfortunately, in our haste we booked a two-bedroom accommodation for a couple – thinking that was the only accommodation available. While this may have been an (expensive) oversight, what the facility offers is far...

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Mandy O, Owner at Antares Homestay, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review your stay - sorry you did not enjoy your time with us. The booking you made was for the Ashwell apartment ( apartment with garden views) - when the whole apartment is booked by a guest, as by you, then at NO time do we let out the other bedroom to anyone else...

Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2016

We stayed in the studio apartment for one night. We enjoyed a very warm welcome from Mandy who gave us a tour of the property, hot tub, swimming pool etc. We understand that the studio was completed in December 2015 and is modern and well appointed with all mod cons and the ingredients provided to make our own breakfast. It...

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Mandy O, Owner at Antares Homestay, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review your stay with us - we really appreciate it. Glad you enjoyed your stay & the location. Thank you for the comments on the only downside - this was addressed when the Studio was built & the walls filled, however we will re look at it with the builder as soon as convenient....

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 October 2015

This is a brilliant place to stay. The location almost opposite Hans Herzog and 10 minutes from Renwick is ideal and there is a lovely (flat) walk from the homestay to the banks of the Wairau river on your doorstep. The views across the vineyards are spectacular too, as is the avenue lined with olive trees and citrus leading the...

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Mandy O, Owner at Antares Homestay, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying at Antares, & taking time to write a review - we really appreciate it. So pleased you enjoyed your stay, & we were able to help you out.

Arundel, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 March 2015

The only problem with our stay in Antares was that we were only there for one night. It's not cheap, but then nothing in this area is. The owners are charming, and offer a really warm welcome. We were in the self-contained two bedroom section, which is really well furnished and full of books, board games - and even umbrellas...

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Mandy O, Owner at Antares Homestay, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying at Antares & taking time to review us - we really appreciate it. We often get the response that guests wish they were staying longer - hopefully you can come back to visit us again one day for a longer stay Thank you again.

Margaret River
Reviewed 17 March 2015

What was good? We stayed in the "Loft" which had a very comfortable bed, was very private and had good facilities. The owners were very friendly and we're happy to assist with bookings and other advice. Improvements? Whilst the kitchen was well set up, a dishwasher would be a useful addition.

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Mandy O, Owner at Antares Homestay, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay at Antares & for taking time to review us - we really appreciate it. We have taken the comment about the dishwasher 'on board' & hope that in the future we maybe able to redesign the kitchen area to accommodate one. Thank you again for taking time to review our property.

Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 March 2015 via mobile

We (like many others) picked Antares because we could walk to Hans Herzog. It was a wonderfully comfortable, relaxing place to stay. The location, pool, hot tub and rooms were superb & everything I could think of was provided (pool towels, robes, coffee, etc). Recommended.

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Mandy O, Owner at Antares Homestay, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us at Antares Homestay - we are so glad you enjoyed your stay & found it comfortable & relaxing. Thank you also for taking time to review us - it is much appreciated. We hope to see you again one day.

Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 14 January 2015

We picked the Antares Homestay as it was a short walk from Hans Herzog Winery where we had booked what turned out to be a superb event New Years Eve. However, the Ashwell Apartment we rented highly exceeded our expectations. We were two couples and the apartment was great, the location to explore the Marlborough wine country was excellent and...

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Mandy O, Owner at Antares Homestay, responded to this review

Thank you so much for coming to stay in the Ashwell Apartment at Antares Homestay - we are so glad you enjoyed your stay & really appreciate the time you have taken to write such a lovely review.

Reviewed 4 January 2015

Mandy and Pat where more than I could have wished for as hosts for myself and my groomsmen before my wedding nothing at all was a problem. And the gardens made the perfect wedding setting. And everything was so easy. My wife and myself would recommend to anyone.

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Mandy O, Owner at Antares Homestay, responded to this review

Thank you so much for choosing Antares for your wedding & also your pre wedding grooms men accommodation - It was so lovely to be part of such a special day for you both. Thank you also for taking time to write a review - we really appreciate it.

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 27 October 2014 via mobile

We came in late and unannounced but that wasn't a problem at all for Mandy and her husband Patrick. We had the choice which room we would like as we were one of the first visitors this spring. Very spacious rooms, well equipped and, most important for us, very good beds. The place is a superb location in the middle...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Antares Homestay is set in native gardens with lemon & olive grove lining the drive. Set in the heart of Marlborough wine country with easy access to wineries, restaurants & beautiful scenery. We offer two 2 bedroom suites & guests are welcome to use our swimming pool & cedar hot tub. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Antares Homestay

Address: 106 Jeffries Road, Blenheim 7273, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Blenheim
Price Range: ₹ 11,519 - ₹ 12,826 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“This is a small establishment in a quiet location. Just discuss with the owners which unit is best suited to your needs.”
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“The Ashwell Apartment is excellent for two couples with very nice facilities”
 of 5 bubbles jalejo41, 14 Jan 2015 | Read review
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