If you're a single traveller visiting Marlborough for business or for pleasure, or if you've brought your family and want to enjoy the numerous tourist activities in the region, Marlborough has a wide selection of places to stay that will suit any individual budget and comfort requirements.
Apartment accommodation in Marlborough is a great option and there are many of
apartments to choose from. Many
are similar in price to a high quality hotel suite, with daily or regular servicing.
BACKPACKERS & HOSTELS
Marlborough's backpacker lodges and youth hostels have a reputation for being clean,
comfortable and good value, often hosting seasonal vineyard and orchard workers. Some
backpackers' lodges offer dormitory rooms others provide a choice of double, twin
and single rooms. Typically bathroom and kitchen facilities are shared with communal
dining and living areas.
BED & BREAKFASTS
The traditional bed and breakfast offers a comfortable place to stay, with welcoming
hosts providing local information and insight of the Marlborough area. Some offer
breakfasts and packed lunches for your day trips exploring the country areas and
Referred to as a "bach" or "crib" in New Zealand, renting a holiday home
in Marlborough is a great way to be
self-sufficient and get into the Kiwi way of life. Accommodation styles range from simple cottages
in the vineyards to luxurious lodges in the Marlborough Sounds.
HOME & FARM STAYS
Experience a slice of Kiwi life in a typical New Zealand home. A home stay or farm
stay is a great way to get
to know your hosts. At home stays, you can share home-cooked meals and learn
about our culture. Dotted throughout the Marlborough countryside, farm stays offer
you the chance to stay in the comfort of a typical New Zealand rural family home,
while others offer self-contained accommodation. Farm stay hosts often invite guests
to join in with whatever is happening on the farm.
Hotels in Marlborough come in all shapes, sizes, styles and prices. You can expect
to find some national hotel chains, providing a consistent level of quality and a
high standard of facilities, including swimming pools and restaurants.
LODGES & RESORTS
Set in beautiful vineyard or Marlborough Sounds surroundings, lodges are small, personal,
welcoming places to stay with between four and 20 rooms offering bed, breakfast and
Motels, motor inns and motor lodges are often situated on main driving routes, usually
with a choice of studio, one or two bedroom units. Tea, coffee and simple cooking
facilities are usually provided and most units have a television. Larger motels are
more like hotels offering swimming pool, spas, laundry services, and some have a restaurant.
PARKS & CAMPGROUNDS
Holiday parks provide sites for tents, caravans and campervans in a landscaped setting.
Some parks also have simple cabins, self-contained motel units and backpackers' accommodation.
There are choices of a powered or non-powered sites and shared kitchens and bathroom
facilities. Children friendly parks have play areas, swimming pools, trampolines and
barbecues and recreation equipment for hire.