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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived thinking we had a reservation folllowing change in plan after the recent earthquake. Kelly on the desk was amazing, went beyond her job and traced why the reservation had been cancelled. She owned the problem and ensured that we had a reservation after all. Amazing and very friendly. Fantastic hotel and added bonus was a swim in the...

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Carmel_Horsley, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Marlborough, responded to this review

Greetings, and many thanks for taking the time to review your recent visit to Scenic Hotel Marlborough. So pleased that my colleague Kelly was able to assist you. I hope your are enjoying the rest of your travels though New Zealand. Best wishes, Carmel Horsley, General Manager.

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The closenessof the hotel to the town centre means easy access just across Seymore Square.A good base for visiting the local Wineries. Reception were very helpful Well designed modern bedroom including segregated waste disposal. Meal service was a bit slow for a group of 30 but the food was very good and well complemented by the ‘matching’ wines, Servicing of...

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Carmel_Horsley, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Marlborough, responded to this review

Hello - thank you for your review of your recent stay at Scenic Hotel Marlborough. Apologies that your group dining experience was slower than expected: I am pleased that you enjoyed your meal and accompanying wines. Best wishes, Carmel Horsley, General Manager.

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed one night here as part of our 2 week trip through New Zealand, as our first night on the South island. It is situated in a good location to visit some of the wineries in that area. The hotel is set up for business travelers as well, so there were a few more amenities. We had a nice...

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Carmel_Horsley, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Marlborough, responded to this review

Greetings, and many thanks for taking the time to review your recent stay. I am pleased you enjoyed the amenities at the hotel and our central location. I trust you also enjoyed the rest of your journey though the South Island. Best wishes, Carmel Horsley, General Manager.

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Highly recommended hotel in Blenheim. The rooms are spacious and appear to be recently renovated. Comfortable bed. Big shower. Free Wi-Fi. Plus access to the spa, sauna, and heated outdoor pool. Easy walking distance to the center of Blenheim, where there are shops, restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. The hotel is also in a great central location to explore Marlborough...

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Carmel_Horsley, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Marlborough, responded to this review

Hello - and thanks for your review. So pleased that you enjoyed your visit to Blenheim and the facilities at our hotel despite a bit of noise from outside your room. Best wishes, Carmel Horsey, General Manager.

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely hotel - obviously been recently refurbished as decor in rooms was beautiful , fresh and light and ultra modern . Rooms were compact but housed the usual facilities - flat TV ,comfy bed, sofa ,table ,minibar and a/c. Everything was immaculately clean and very well maintained. Also free wifi in rooms. Bathroom had spacious shower , toilet and sink...

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Carmel_Horsley, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Marlborough, responded to this review

Hi. Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at our hotel. I am glad that almost everything was pleasing for you: particularly with reference to the room facilities and dinner in our restaurant. I am looking at the breakfast buffet presently and in conjunction with our chef and considering some options. Best wishes, Carmel Horsley, General...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After landing on the south island by boot we sought out our hotel, the Scenic in Blenheim. The check in was quick and we were in the room in no time. However this room had some issues, the linnen were dirty and the fridge didn't seem to work. A quick call and we were moved across the hall to a...

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Carmel_Horsley, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Marlborough, responded to this review

Hello and many thanks for taking the time to post a review. We appreciate your understanding regarding the linen. Yes everyone can have an off day, but we certainly took this situation seriously and followed this up with our Housekeeping Manager the next day. She has discussed this with the room attendants to ensure they will not allow this to...

Gilroy, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Relatively close to the airport, wineries and walks along a stream this is a lovely location to explore Marlborough from. It is a 5 minute walk to town and the staff are friendly and helpful. Meals are adequate but pricey.

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Carmel_Horsley, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Marlborough, responded to this review

Greetings and thanks for your review. I am so pleased you enjoyed our accommodation and your visit to Blenheim. We are fortunate to be located so centrally within Blenheim, putting you within a "stones throw" of so many great attractions. Also very proud of our staff with their customer service, and it sounds like they were able to assist you...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Positives: Friendly staff, good location, newly renovated rooms Negatives: No heating in common areas (wearing a jacket at all times), unwelcoming bar and restaurant (feels like a canteen), food is pretty bad, wifi is slow and capped at a very low speed/allowance to entice you pay for a faster option - feels like a hotel that is struggling financially and...

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Carmel_Horsley, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Marlborough, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for taking the time to post a review. Heating of the public areas can be a challenging issue as the seasons change. We experience temperatures ranging from 6 - 24 degrees Celsius at this time of the year and our heating/cooling system in the reception and public areas sometimes can struggle to adjust very quickly to...

Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We walked into our third floor room and it just felt right. Sunny, spacious big comfy bed (thanks Scenic). Bathroom has walkin shower ,lovely shower head and big vanity well lit for the ladies. Good easy to connect to wifi , tv has 3 sky channels. The lifts work well for suitcase access. Although the lift signs need fixing, outside...

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Carmel_Horsley, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Marlborough, responded to this review

Hello and many thanks for taking the time to comment on your recent stay at Scenic Hotel Marlborough. So pleased you enjoyed your stay, and obviously had a good look around beautiful Blenheim. Thanks for the suggestion regarding advice on "daily specials": it is a good one and I will look at ways to communicate this. Your quest for a...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Walk in showers with seats - how refreshing! I believe in every room - such a lovely change. Staff very friendly and helpful. A great setting opposite a small park. Rooms well appointed. We stopped here as part of Reid Boutique (Door to door) Tours after our visit to WOW in Wellington. Couldn't have picked better had we done it...

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Carmel_Horsley, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Marlborough, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for taking the time to comment. We are very pleased you enjoyed the facilities and service at our establishment. Not all of the showers have a walk-in-shower, although I am pleased that this suited your needs. Best regards, Carmel.

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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Scenic Hotel Marlborough is a contemporary and stylish property located in the heart of sunny Marlborough. The result of a multi-million dollar upgrade of the former Heartland Hotel Marlborough, Scenic Hotel Marlborough offers guests the ultimate in modern comfort and service. Located in the heart of Marlborough, the hotel is just minutes' walk from the centre of Blenheim, and puts some of New Zealand's finest food and wine virtually on your doorstep. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Scenic Hotel Marlborough

Address: 65 Alfred Street, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand (Formerly Heartland Hotel Marlborough)
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Blenheim
Price Range: $150 - $197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Scenic Hotel Marlborough 4.5*
Number of rooms: 54
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Also Known As:
Heartland Hotel Blenheim
Scenic Hotel Marlborough Blenheim, New Zealand
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Blenheim
#4 Luxury Hotel in Blenheim
#10 Romantic Hotel in Blenheim
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“Most room are very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles Suziqs, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Very quiet we were at the end of the corridor leading from reception ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles b_s_hodgson, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Fantastic bed linen and pillows.top floor great.”
 of 5 bubbles janeenw2016, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“First floor rooms are handy. Weekdays are lightly booked relative to weekends.”
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“Overlooking the park.”
 of 5 bubbles FloridaMyrtle, 16 May 2016 | Read review
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