Quality Hotel Marlborough
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Accomodation: Copthorne Hotel Marlborough - This was an Expedia find and proved to be quite a disappointment. The managment team was very nice, but the shortfalls of the property still left the overall experience wanting. The general description references "Boutique Hotel with superior large rooms most with leather couch and LCD TV". My …
Hello family and friends! We haven't had much opportunity to get online in New Zealand because of the fees they charge for internet, ($3 - $4 for 20 minutes!) so we apologize for taking so long in getting connected with you all. We've taken over 1,000 photos, (the North Island is beautiful!!!) but narrowed it down to just a few...Don't worry, we …
March 11, 2005 Spent a greater part of the day driving North to Tutukaka, the starting point for scuba diving off of Poor Knight's Islands. Drive up there was long and windy (read: car sick); but very beautiful. Stopped in Whangarei (pronounced FanGARay) for lunch, then visited all of the beautiful beaches around Tutukaka: Sandy Bay, Whales Bay, …
... must be the most friendly hosts I've ever come across.
I went to bed with a book I found in my room: it was about how the Lonely Planet empire came about. This couple that just packed up and left to travel for a year in a time where it wasn't all that common for people to do that. A year turned into a couple of years. As it so often does. I don't think it will for me though. Hard as it will be to accept that.
The next morning breakfast was ...
... going on, as they are beginning to swing into full production in the next week or two. The wine people are all feverently hoping for dry weather to last for at least a couple more weeks, but everyone else is hoping for rain to break this drought they've had for the past two+ months.
We took a last stop at Clos Henri, a beautiful restored country church that has been converted into a winery. The building was ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center