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Riverstone Lodge

162 Shandon Road | Waihopai Valley RD 6, Blenheim 7276, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We stayed 4 nights in this lovely B&B, outside of Blenheim. Paul & Angela, the owners, are charming people who truly want your stay to be great. They were attentive without being intrusive and we enjoyed our chats with them. Lots of good recommendations. They even took us out to see their grape vines and orchards! They also drove us... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Staying at Riverstone Lodge was one of the highlights of my time in Nee Zealand. My mom and I stayed here for the 2014 Marlborough Wine and Food Festival. We stayed in the Aubergine room and it had beautiful views of the vineyard. I would highly recommend Riverstone Lodge to anyone staying in Blenheim. It's off the beaten track, but... More 

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Berrien Springs, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2012

My husband & I enjoyed our 3 nights with John & Raewyn immensely! Their property is beautiful and they are very welcoming. John arranged for us to visit with several local winemakers, which we really appreciated. He also took us on an amazing 4 wheel drive adventure up into the mountains. Our room was private, immaculate, and had a beautiful... More 

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2012

My friends and I booked out both rooms to stay during the Blenheim food and wine festival this year. We had a truely fabulous time and were made to feel very welcome. The rooms were beautifully furnished and spotlessly clean with all the facilities that you could ask for. John and Rae went out of their way to make us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2012

Fantastic getaway weekend at Riverstone Lodge. John and Raewyn were great hosts and made us feel very welcome. The rooms and ensuite were pristine and lovely. Great night sleep! Looks over a lovely garden and vineyard Absolutely amazing breakfast and choice. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We were in Blenheim for the food and wine festival and John even dropped us... More 

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Wollongong, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2011

John & Raewyn welcome you into their home with open arms. The rooms are very clean with a modern interior the king bed is really comfortable with fluffy pillows! The terrace opens out onto the vines, olive trees & gorgeous mountain ranges, it's a very peaceful, relaxing environment. The food was very yummy at all meals. Overall a great place... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2011

As many have said before, Raewyn and John are excellent hosts and worked really hard to make our stay as happy as possible. We had drinks with our hosts at night and also ate delicious breakfasts in their house in the morning - the breakfasts were a real highlight and some of the best we have enjoyed anywhere (gorgeous homemade... More 

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Fredrikstad
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2011

This place is fantastic! We spent 2 wonderful nights in one of Raewyn and Johns delicate rooms. Their house is surrounded by wineyards and a beautiful garden and it is all so gorgeous. The rooms are delicate and spacious with their own bathrooms and terrace.You get that feeling of luxury staying here. Tea and homemade freshly baked cookies and fruits... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2011

When it is time to go home and you're not ready to go, you know you have had a great weekend. Thank you to our welcoming hosts Raewyn and John for the wonderful food, wine, accommodation and company. There were so many foodie highlights from the homemade feijoa ice cream and muesli, smoked fish and venison with as much enjoyment... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2011

My partner and I finished our two week travels in New Zealand with 3 nights at Riverstone Lodge and we couldn't have had a more enjoyable stay. Location is ideal - far enough from the city to relax, but close enough to visit the many wineries in the region. Raewyn and John are wonderful hosts who made us feel very... More 

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