Discover Blenheim

Explore the local food and wine culture

Your gateway to the top of New Zealand's South Island

Nestled in the heart of wine-growing Marlborough, Blenheim boasts abundant sunshine, framed by picturesque mountains that retain summer warmth, often reaching temperatures over 30°C in February and March. The town offers a vibrant array of cafes, restaurants, wineries, bars, shops, and artisan food outlets, alongside scenic walkways along the Taylor River Reserve.
With over 30 wineries within easy reach, visitors can enjoy sampling sessions and cellar door sales. Carnmore Chateau Marlborough is your perfect base for exploring the region and adds to the charm of this delightful destination.


Embark on a journey through verdant forests, encounter fascinating wildlife, and conquer scenic bike trails. Whether you’re a nature lover or in search of serenity, Marlborough beckons with a rich tapestry of activities to delight and savour.


Quench Restaurant and Bar welcomes everyone, not just house guests. It’s your go-to local spot, offering quality food, cocktails, wine, and cold beers. Stepping in, you’re greeted with a sense of familiarity, as if it has always been and always will be there. With a focus on seasonal, local specialties, Quench provides a relaxed atmosphere for all to enjoy.

Special Offers at Carnmore

Discover exclusive discounts and special offers regularly available at Carnmore Chateau Marlborough.
Come on down to Happy Hour at Quench Restaurant, located at Carnmore Chateau Marlborough.
Calling all early birds! Get 15% off if you book 30 days or more in advance.
Choose any steak with a side and sauce from our steak menu & help yourself to our salad buffet bar.
Stay with us Friday through to Sunday and get 50% off the Sunday night.
Burger and a house beer or wine for only $25pp – only available on Thursday nights at Quench.
Receive up to 20% off room rates on multi-night stays at any Carnmore Hotel!
“Our choice to stay in Blenheim as it’s central, and an easy walk to retail and restaurants.”
– Audrey
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