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Stonehaven Homestay

5.0 of 5 414 Rapaura Rd, RD 3, Blenheim, New Zealand
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Atlanta, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The house, the location, John and Paulette, were all just amazing!! First off, if this was a small shack, I would still highly rate this place because Paulette and John were a perfect representation of why you want to stay in a B&B, which is to meet amazing local people. I can't say enough nice things about this couple, but... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

What a beautiful home to stay in, we just wished we had been booked in for a longer stay. From start to finish it was just a luxury experience with very genuine and friendly hosts and all the little touches made it special including home baked biscuits and complimentary sherry and port. Gardens were beautifully kept and obviously a lot... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

My wife and I recently received a weekend getaway to Stonehaven and as we have never stayed at a home stay before we were a bit dubious. Im pleased to say John & Paulette were excellent hosts making us feel welcome straight away! Stonehaven is a lovely property surrounded by vines and stunning views. They were knowledgeable about the area... More 

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Stonehaven is not a part of the vineyard, it is a stand alone property surrounded by a working vineyard. The rooms are beautiful, Paulette was a great host and her cooking was lovely. Good location for Marlborough sightseeing and arts

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NZTraveller327, Owner at Stonehaven Homestay, responded to this review

Hello Harvey and Trudi, it was indeed a pleasure to have your company for 4 days in August. Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We always appreciate feedback from guests as we are constantly striving for ways to enhance visitors’ experiences here (and it was great to host NZers as we don’t often get... More 

Wilbraham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

If you're looking for an upscale homestay / B+B, I doubt you could do much better anywhere than spending some time at Stonehaven. Surrounded by beautiful vineyards and immaculate gardens, the house, and bedroom we stayed in (king bed), was superb. John and Paulette made us (and our fellow guests) feel immediately at home and were exceptionally helpful in recommending... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

A lovely place to stay in the heart of the wineries. The welcome by John and Paulette was second to none and the food and wine was of 'Fine Dining' quality. There are only two rooms for guests, but both are very good. We would highly recommend staying here.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Stonehaven is a lovely house set in the heart of the Marlborough wine region. John and Paulette made the stay wonderful, and we were delighted to be able to spend the two nights with them in between touring the (unbelievably) numerous wineries! Rooms were very clean with lovely complementary touches, and we were given excellent ideas for sightseeing and wineries.... More 

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Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

As world travellers, Stonehaven would certainly be included in our top ten of places to stay,anywhere. We appreciated the wonderful hospitality afforded by John and Paulette in welcoming us into their home. The accommodation, food (and wine) and family environment were truly outstanding Definitely a location for the discerning traveller.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

My husband and I stayed for 2 nights in the Queen Pohutukawa Room and we just loved it. The location was picturesque and idyllic, our room was cosy and spotlessly clean with a modern ensuite, and John and Paulette were the perfect hosts and conversationalists. Breakfast was a feast with our choice of lots of cereal/muesli and homemade rhubarb compote,... More 

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Burnley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

The hosts, John and Paulette ensured our stay in Marlborough was unforgettable. Our room was very comfortable with many nice touches, usually associated with larger up market hotels. The breakfasts were outstanding, and first class evening meals were available if required. This home stay is ideally located for visiting the Marlborough vineyards. Take advantage of the knowledge of John and... More 

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Address: 414 Rapaura Rd, RD 3, Blenheim, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Blenheim
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Stonehaven Homestay 5*
Number of rooms: 3
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