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, …
... of the 2013 Doctors' Sauvignon Blanc for us, which hasn't even gone on sale yet. We gladly accepted, not quite sure what we had done to earn such a gift and no doubt now despised by the rest of the group. He also gave us his card and asked us to keep an eye out for any Scottish distributers who might want to work with him. This was the highlight of the day. From Forrest we travelled to another vineyard named Giesen. The wine was a bit nondescript ...
... that surrounded us. We stopped off in a little town called Blenheim, had an early dinner and then settled into bed for a super early night. We were probably asleep by 9.30pm!
The next day we went to check out the Makana Confections Factory. CHOCOLATE. We were greeted the magical lady bearing free chocolate. And not just any chocolate (I'm that excited that I just started a sentence ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center