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Fairbourne Drive, Blenheim, New Zealand
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French Fields
Ranked #14 of 46 Blenheim B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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English first
Brisbane, Australia
16 reviews 16 reviews
16 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

French Fields was the best part of our 2 week stay in NZ. We spent 1 night in the Petite Maison room and it was perfect. Even though we came at the time of year when the lavender was not at its peak it was utterly beautiful sitting on the private balcony with a cup of tea looking over the... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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41 reviews 41 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

It may have been the lavender but we found we were sleeping really well in the beautifully appointed room. The setting is great with big drifts of lavender at the front and a small orchard at the back. Guests are offered the use of the swimming pool and courtyard. The breakfast was lovely and they catered for our particular diets.... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

French Fields is fabulous and I would definitely recommend it. We stayed for two nights as part of a fortnight long road trip of the South Island and it was one of our favourites. Our self contained suite was gorgeous, beautifully designed and very comfy and it felt like a lovely luxury to have a roll top bath right by... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

The weather was not the best, but despite that we had a nice stay. We can't imagine how amazing this would be in the summertime! The hosts, Ruth and Barry are very welcoming and friendly. Breakfast was the best we've had yet, and Ruth was flexible and accomodating to my dietary needs. The grounds are well kept and relaxing to... More

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Oxford, Uk
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

We stayed at French Fields for a one night break away from our children. The host was charming and helpful. Our self contained suite was everything that could be needed from one to several days. I enjoyed using the slipper bath looking out over lavender fields.

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Inverness, Florida
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

We spent two wonderful nights with Ruth and Barry in one of their amazing guest rooms. Our room was in a building adjacent to their house, and so is very private. The decor and setting speak of Provence, but Ruth and Barry's hospitality is genuine kiwi. Our room was impeccable and had everything to maximize comfort. I asked Ruth how... More

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Akaroa, New Zealand
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

Blink here and you will surely believe that you are in Provence - fresh lavender fields, a perfect Provence farm house and the truly exquisite Maison Lavande the French style Gite situated directly next door to the Main house. Every detail here has been very thoughtfully put together with great style and élan. Ruth and Barry were the consummate hosts,... More

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Uralla, Australia
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28 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

Two nights at French Fields is a little trip to Heaven-Ruth and Barry transport their guests to a lavendar farm in Provence with beautiful food,stunning rooms and good company.The perfume arising from the lavender field is wonderful and the accomodation so close to the vineyards is just perfect.

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

What a wonderful start to our holidays! We stayed at French Fields 2 nights and didn't want to leave. Ruth and Barry are wonderful hosts and their home is simply stunning. Set amongst the lavender it truly resembles a French Provincial home. The two guests bedrooms are totally private with their own entrances separate from the main house and balconies... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

So charming and beautiful with the naison lavande suite ovelooking the lavender field. Well located for all tourist sites. Ruth and Barry were wonderful hosts with great knowledge of the lcoal restaurants, vineyards and other local attractions. Barry drove us to our chosen restaurants so we could enjoy a glass or two of wine and then taxi home. This was... More

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Address: Fairbourne Drive, Blenheim, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Blenheim
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French Fields Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand

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