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Walnut Block Cottages

43 Blicks Lane, RD2, Blenheim, New Zealand
Walnut Block Cottages
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Tustin, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

The Walnut Block Cottages are spacious, comfortable and well furnished. It was a really fun experience to stay right in the lovely vineyard, just a few feet from the grapevines used to make Walnut Block's wines. We were welcome to walk through the vineyards and to sample a few grapes or other fruits from the trees. The cottages have a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 3 nights to explore the Marlborough vineyards, before catching the ferry from nearby Picton to Wellington. Both of the high-quality cottages are thoughtfully, stylishly furnished and equipped. They are in a wonderful location, set among the Walnut Block vines, with panoramic views and great sunsets. The air-conditioning was welcome as the weather was quite hot. Breakfast... More 

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Moraga, California
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8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent two wonderful nights in the Walnut Block cottages. The cottage is extremely private and is situated just a few feet away from the owners vineyard. The cottage is modern and sleek in its furnishings--- no frumpy clutter here! It is very spacious, has a great king bed, modern bathroom with a large walk-in shower and a super kitchen... More 

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Oakland, California
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5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely location. We drove up to find a clear sign welcoming us in case no one was around...but the host showed up within moments. The cottage was comfortable (heated bathroom floors always a bonus!). It really is right in the vineyard. We were also delighted that there were a couple of bottles of very good wine from the vineyard in... More 

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Umina Beach, Australia
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27 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for 2 nights in these lovely cottages...wish it could have been longer. Spent each evening on the little porch drinking wine & eating snacks....couldn't drag ourselves away from the sunset to have dinner out. Went for walks amongst the vines. Comfy bed, adequate breakie supplies ( some fresh fruit & eggs would have been a nice addition ), very... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is just lovely. Not much to look at from the outside, but decadent on the inside! And it was the only place we stayed at in NZ over 16 nights that had extra towels, ie 4 towels for 2 people staying there. Pity they still only had one towel rack, just like everywhere else in NZ. The cottages... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

we had a fantastic time at Walnut block. the owners were amazing and the wine is brilliant too! beautiful cottages are overlooking the vineyard with absolutely everything you need including a bbq to cook your steaks! we will be back!

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London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

This is a really lovely place. Everything is new and spotless. The views of the vineyard are very pretty. The bed was really comfortable. The lounge area has a big comfy sofa. There is good wifi and even sky TV. The kitchen has everything you need and there is a gas BBQ. The bathroom even has under floor heating. If... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We stayed here for a night between some hiking and found it to be the perfect location to rest. The cottage is set in a beautiful vineyard and a short drive or walk from a number of excellent restaurants. The breakfast provided was excellent, and the verandah was the perfect setting to share it, or a glass of wine in... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

Staying at Walnut Block cottage was a perfect end to our 4 day walk in the Marlborough Sounds. Such a delightful setting and the cottage was so comfortable and spacious - great shower!. We loved the walk through the vineyard to a fabulous winery restaurant that Clyde recommended for lunch. We would stay here again in a heartbeat!

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