Marlborough Vintners Hotel

190 Rapaura Rd, Blenheim, South Island, 7243, New Zealand | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $132.00

Travel Blogs from Blenheim

Bucking the Backpacker Blues

A travel blog entry by tayrae

... shock or homesickness. For the better part of this week, I have been experiencing one of these lows, or as I like to call it, the backpacker blues. The backpacker blues are annoying, but totally normal. Just like everybody has bad days, every traveler gets the backpacker blues every now and then.

This particular case of the backpacker blues was a bit trickier than usual. I’m not homesick, and I’m not stressed by culture shock. So what the hell’s the ...


A travel blog entry by lj.oz


Day 762 Yesterday I worked my last day at the sheet metal shop. It was a good three months with a great crew of workers. I'm looking forward to chilling out and running the hostel with Jenn or alone if she picks up outside work.
During the last few weeks I got to talking with Trevor, one of the bosses at work and learned that he bread and trained New Zealand sheepdogs. During one afternoon of work errands we stopped in at his place so he could show me his dogs. I ...


A travel blog entry by mersonjames


... and they have put an extra bed in the apartment. Obviously they had been expecting Charlie. I'm worried. When total strangers start catering for your imaginary friend without being asked, then perhaps it's time to seek professional help. Anyway the receptionist comes and takes away the extra bed.

Within five minutes Dot has the washing machine on and is humming and singing to herself as she sorts her coloureds from ...

Farewell to the North Island

A travel blog entry by sophiesadler

Ferry from Wellington to the South Island Playing eye spy on the ferry with Kieron Ferries in the afternoon were cancelled because of the wind, we were lucky to get across in the morning! We got dropped off in Nelson and walked to Prince Albert's backpackers hostel which was actually really nice. We stayed in a cute little 4 bed dorm, so cosy that Mie & Nanna decided to take (another) nap! Jazz & I took out a couple of old school bikes that were free ...

Ay but is it potatoes?

A travel blog entry by laurenandryan


... uninhibited people who just go crazy on that dance floor. I'm not sure if the concert on the street we saw the other day was supposed to be aimed at kids but there were more adults that children up and dancing in front of the crowd and really going for it. Just waving their arms about and jigging around without care. You could tell by the massive grins on their faces that they were having a great old time! After New Year's Eve I got a bad cold so ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on 190 Rapaura Rd, Blenheim, is near Bubbly Grape Wine Tours (Marlborough) and Wine Tours By Bike.
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