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The Bell Tower on Dog Point (Blenheim)

Price from £258 per room per night

The Bell Tower has a commanding position looking out over vineyards and beyond to the plains and the hills while the building is of a French architectural style. Walking trails abound and you can wander through the vineyards.  If you want a quite, private luxury retreat in the heart of the Marlborough vineyards then you cannot do better than The Bell Tower on Dog Point.

Hotel Facilities

This purpose built boutique lodge is completely private - guests can choose serenity and quiet or socialise with other travellers and their hosts. The main building features three adjoining living rooms: a relaxing “clubby” sitting room with open fire, a sunny day room and an elegant dining room. The lodge also has a comfortable library/TV room with SKY and video equipment. All rooms lead through French doors to a sheltered, walled courtyard that is perfect for relaxing and enjoying the sun.

Room Facilities

The Highfield and Richmond Rooms are located in the main building and are designed to provide comfort and serenity. French doors lead to private, individual courtyards. Both rooms have uninterrupted and spectacular views northwest to the Richmond Ranges and northeast to Cloudy Bay. There is a kitchen facility in each suite for guests requiring drinks, snacks, etc. The spacious ensuites are tiled, with separate bath and shower. All areas are underfloor heated. The Highfield Room features warm, vibrant tones of viridian green, ochre and rust, while the Richmond Room is predominantly decorated in whites and putty shades, enlivened through the winter months with deep reds and lavender.
The French Barn is a separate, rustic building produced mainly from recycled timbers. Furnished with relaxed country antiques, a well-equipped kitchen, two bedrooms, comfortable living and dining areas and a BBQ, it provides spacious self-contained accommodation. The attractive bathroom is tiled with a large separate shower and romantic claw foot bath. All the facilities of the lodge are available to guests staying in The Barn.

Price Shown Above

Highfield or Richmond Room including Continental Breakfast and pre-dinner drinks.

Room Types

Highfield Room
1 King
Maximum Capacity: 2 adults
Richmond Room
1 King  
Maximum Capacity: 2 adults
The French Barn
2 Kings or 4 Singles
Maximum Capacity: 4 people


Complimentary transfers to/from Blenheim Airport and train station.