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Hotel d'Urville

4.0 of 5 52 Queen Street, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Darwin, Australia
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161 reviews 161 reviews
24 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW via mobile

This was a recommendation from our B&B and we were unable to get in on the evening we visited, so booked for the next night. This is a fairly small restaurant catering mainly for the hotel residents. Our starters were salmon gravlax and smoked tuna with marinated mussels. The gravlax was slightly salty but was very nice. My husband' smoked... More 

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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed here three nights. We stayed in room #3 which we were told was the nicest room. It certainly was large. High ceilings and massive windows. The bathroom was small but functional and cute with an old porthole window in the door. The room was very clean and the bed was very comfortable. Breakfast included juices,... More 

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Hotel D'Urville for 3 nights in December. We were met upon arrival by the host who was very friendly and willing to give us any suggestions and help should we require it. We stayed in the New Zealand room, which we thought was really cute and quaint. We loved the 4-post bed and the decor. We... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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91 reviews 91 reviews
32 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The host of the place we were staying in Blenheim recommended this hotel for our dinner and we weren't disappointed.I had the most beautifully cooked beef mignon and my wife had the white fish special which she loved.Nice atmosphere on the restaurant and Jetti,the restaurant manager was very attentive and personable.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 2 nights here. The room was certainly boutique ghastly decor but the bed was comfortable enough. Bathroom bijou.The continental breakfast was minimal with tea and toast and cheese/ham that had definitely seen better days! Not a single crossiant in sight. The service matched the quality of the breakfast. If we had wanted to dine in their well renowned... More 

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DurvilleManager, Owner at Hotel d'Urville, responded to this review

I am sorry you did not enjoy your stay at our hotel. Your travel agent in England has sent us a large number of guests over the years who have enjoyed our historic hotel. Obviously I would not agree with your description of the décor as "ghastly" and would invite readers to look at the room you stayed in, the... More 

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67 reviews 67 reviews
16 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015 via mobile

We spent two nights at The Hotel D'urville in Blenheim. What a great place. It is an old "Public Trust" building that has been beautifully transformed into a great boutique hotel. We were in the Raja room, room number 1. It is great. Nicely decorated and very stunning. The proprietor, Tony, is wonderful. When we checked in, we asked Tony... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

A small, quirky hotel and our stay was ruined by neighboring nightclub with live, outdoor rock band that played at top volume past 1 am, and drunken patrons who yelled outside our window until 4:30 am. Multiple calls to front desk were met with a promise to "handle it" but it didn't help. Find yourself somewhere else to stay in... More 

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DurvilleManager, Owner at Hotel d'Urville, responded to this review

I am sorry you saw the need to join Trip Advisor just to complain about the noise last Saturday night when you stayed with us. We have not experienced any noise problem here for some years. Unfortunately on the night of your stay a new bar some 150 metres away had a band outside in contravention of their licence. We... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Check in was easy. Staff helpful and friendly. Central location a great bonus. Rooms are period (quirky) however functional and very soundproof. With aircon. Bed was large firm and very comfortable. Meals were fabulous. Clams, Mussels, Monkfish, Lamb All fabulous. Bathrooms are snug but great water pressure and hot water. Will definitely stay again.

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Santa Fe, NM
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We enjoyed our stay at the Hotel d'Urville and were treated well by the staff, It's very quiet, partially because Blenheim pretty much closes up after 1800. The hotel is not staffed overnight which was not an issue for us but might be for some. My wife thought we were the only ones in the building our first night which... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

A last minute decision saw us make a Labour Weekend escape to Blenheim and we were delighted to be guests at Hotel d'Urville. The owner-operator, Tony, made us most welcome and the charming Venus suite was comfortable and intriguingly decorated. We thoroughly enjoyed a lovely meal in the restaurant - great local food and wine - and appreciated the attentive... More 

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Address: 52 Queen Street, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Blenheim
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel d'Urville 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
Hotel D'Urville Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand
d Urville Hotel Blenheim
Hotel Style:
#11 Luxury Hotel in Blenheim
#13 Romantic Hotel in Blenheim

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