Hotel d'Urville

52 Queen Street, Blenheim, South Island, 7201, New Zealand | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $163.00
 

Travel Blogs from Blenheim

On the Nydia Track

A travel blog entry by evi21

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... It was wonderful. The bed was huge and soft and comfy and the blankets were warm and heavy and it just felt so safe. I had had a bad couple of days, tormenting myself with thoughts that make me unhappy. From Belgian politics, to the boy, to me having to leave New Zealand at some point. I really needed a place where I could get away from it all and just enjoy the moment, not thinking about all the other stuff. And I found it. Just at the right time.

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The science behind your sauvignon blanc

A travel blog entry by rachel_ttw

2

... a lower sugar content or risk the grapes getting botrytis (a rot that typically occurs in wet conditions). In this case sugar must be added to the ferment to get a high enough alcohol content in the wine.

Another really interesting thing I learned about was wild fermentation. You don't necessarily have to add yeast in order to produce wine. If left alone, wild yeast will do the same job for you. This is known as a wild ferment and ...

Bubbles and boats in NZ

A travel blog entry by anneliam

2
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... about 4.00pm. Then things reverted to what you might call an Irish summer day……
It rained! And to be truthful things have been more Irish summer than brilliant
NZ stuff since then. We get periods of lovely sunshine interspersed with cloud
and rain. However for us hardy Irish the temperatures are fine and we are in
summer clothes. The weather forecasting here is about as accurate as at home
due to the shape and location of the country. ...

Cycling Queen Charlotte Drive

A travel blog entry by ste3

Today I borrowed one of the rickety old bikes from the hostel and cycled along the queen Charlotte drive, a very twisty, turny, up and down cycle which was really hard work....especially with the bike I had. Managed to cycle 11km in one direction and stopped at Ngakuta Bay ...

The first stop of the bakery tour of New Zealand

A travel blog entry by sarahrtw

We travelled from Kaikoura north to Picton, where the bus carried onto the north island, but as I was just doing the south, I stayed overnight, and would join a new bus the following day. I had decided to spend all my time in the south island, as I only had two weeks and didn't want to
cram too much in. Secondly, everyone said the south island was far more picturesque, ...

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Location

This 4 star hotel, located on 52 Queen Street, Blenheim, is near Bubbly Grape Wine Tours (Marlborough), Wine Tours By Bike, Cloudy Bay, and Quilter's Barn - Mud Hut Complex.
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    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

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