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The Portage Resort Hotel

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Base yourself at THE PORTAGE and experience the best Marlborough has to offer. We are an ideal 2 or 3 night stay so that you can enjoy winery tours in and around Blenheim and Picton, cruising the Marlborough Sounds, walking New Zealand's famous Queen Charlotte Track, wildlife eco tours, or sea kayaking , fishing and sailing on Kenepuru Sound. Let us know your favourite adventure activity when you book and we'll arrange it for you. Food options range from quality restaurant dining featuring seafood to a cafe overlooking the spectacular Sounds view. Located 10 minutes walk from the acclaimed Queen Charlotte Track, THE PORTAGE offers a selection of accommodation from our premium Kowhai suites to two story villas and hillside sea view rooms as well as a few budget rooms. THE PORTAGE RESORT HOTEL's central location in Marlborough makes it easy to reach from all over New Zealand. Access is easy - its only 15 minutes from Picton by boat or 1.25 hours by road. Blenheim Airport has multiple flights from the major cities of Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch, every day. THE PORTAGE is your Marlborough accommodation base to explore the magic of the Marlborough Sounds on the south island of New Zealand.
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Free Parking
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Paid Wifi
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Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
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Romantic
Great View
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Full view
Getting there
Picton Aerodrome10 mi
Blenheim Airport24 mi
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The setting was gorgeous, the staff was friendly, but the amenities were lacking and not as promoted in the advertising. The promised WiFi was non-existant. The pool wa drained and covered in scaffold; clearly not a recent situation. The room had a tv cable coming...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Jeff R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for a night during Queen Charlotte Track walk.....pool hasn’t been filled in a very long time....beach is almost unusable with oyster shell stones scattered amongst a pebble beach... the jetty is not owned by the Resort and has no ladder - so you...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank MichaelG11039
Response from ManagerPortage, General Manager at The Portage Resort HotelResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your feedback from your recent stay with us. We are disappointed to read that your stay did not live up to your expectations. In regards to the jetty as it is privately owned we are not in a position to request additional...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed two nights here as part of our trip on the Queen Charlotte Track. Great location on the water, 15 minutes walk off the track down a steep hill, but worth it. Very well set up and very scenic. Lovely views across the inlet....More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank AlisonB50
Response from ManagerPortage, General Manager at The Portage Resort HotelResponded 4 days ago

Alison We appreciate your feedback as this allow us the opportunity to focus on our continuous improvement program. It is pleasing to read that you enjoyed your stay and what the Portage and sounds have to offer. We look forward to welcoming you back Kind...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place feels like it's being run by a couple of young women who are just holding it together. Where was management? The two young women, Tee and Caitlin, were extremely friendly and were apologising for the "Faulty Towers" way the place is currently feeling....More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank EsmeBunny
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of 7 ladies staying 1 night at the portage lodge this November as part of our walk on the Queen Charlotte sounds. We couldn’t have asked for more friendly and obliging staff at this lodge. From the front desk to waitresses...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Sunshine41535895010
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Mary K
May 28, 2017|
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Response from 119KarenH | Reviewed this property |
Hi The resort is a bit spread out Contact them and they will advise
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"Recommend requesting one of the renovated rooms"
emilyonthemove2018
Nov 7, 2018
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"Ask for a view if the water."
508dominiquew
Nov 7, 2018
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"Pick a room without workers renovating next door!"
dantJ7049WR
Sep 30, 2018
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"Ask for one of the refurbished rooms"
mitchells51
May 13, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
$129 - $177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
the portage hotel pictonportage hotel picton
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Peppers Portage
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandMarlborough RegionPicton
NUMBER OF ROOMS
41
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