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Mountain View Villa

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81 Cob Cottage Road | Riverlands rd 4, Blenheim 7274, New Zealand (Formerly BEC Luxury Lodge)
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Ranked #16 of 46 Blenheim B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015
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  • Rooms
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 via mobile

The amenities and view are there but one would expect more for one's money in a "5 star" accommodation than was offered. There was a pool, yes, but it was not clean---full of leaves and slimy at the bottom. There was a hot tub, but the water looked suspect. The room was not serviced on a daily basis---we stayed in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

We found this at short notice and could not recommend it highly enough. The location on a hill surrounded by vineyards is exceptional. The room was clean and ours had superb views. The pool, although a little cold was a great bonus along with the outdoor hot tub. The host Leon was very friendly and accommodated any simple requests. Meeting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Top marks to Leon and the Mountain View Villa! Wonderful welcome, host and location. The views are stunning, the pool is freezing but invigorating before jumping in the hot-tub.... A proper home from home. Given less than half a chance, I shall definitely return!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Truely amazing place to relax and enjoy the views, Leon the host goes out of his way to ensure you are up to date with all the sights and best food and wine establishments to visit. Would recommend any one that is looking for somewhere different

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We had initially booked this for one night as we thought we would drive around Marlborough region and stay wherever we ended up. However, as this villa was so amazing we stayed here for an extra two nights! It is based within the wineries of Marlborough and is a 30 min drive to picton - should you wish to explore... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights to explore the wine region. Great place to stay. Amazing views and amenities- pool, spa and steam room. It is a bonus that this is a small hotel with only 5 guest rooms (and no children) The host Leon goes the extra mile even offering rides into town for those of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

My husband and I stayed at Mountain View Villa on the first day we arrived on the South Island. We loved it so much, we came back again for one last visit before we headed home. The views, as promised, are spectacular - but that is only the beginning. The rooms are beautifully and tastefully appointed. The shared "common areas"... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

This B&B was such a nice surprise while I was traveling through the Marlborough wine country. It's set on top of a hill with beautiful views of Wither hills, the mountains and even a bit of ocean. The owner and staff were highly accommodating.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

You won't get a more beautiful view in Blenheim! Perfect for visiting the wineries in the Blenheim/Renwick region. The accommodation is excellent and everything was kept clean. Staff are nice and helpful. The best B&B I have ever stayed at.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I had a wonderful experience last mounth in New Zealand with my family, we spent couple of days in a luxury B&B on Malborough region, the place was so beautiful , so cosy and confortable that we extended our stay from 1 to 3 days. I couldn't stop at looking outside the wonderful panorama and the staff was so friendly... More 

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