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The Wheelhouse Inn and Captain's Quarters

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best place we stayed in New Zealand! This is incredible value for money, with a beautiful apartment with special quirky touches. The checking in process was so easy, the apartment was perfectly located in Nelson and so well equipped with separate bathroom/ laundry room, kitchen, BBQ, full decking and comfortable beds (even the sofa bed was great). Ralph and...

Thank gt5012014
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

If you are visiting Nelson do yourself a favour and book this incredible place. Absolute value for money. The most incredible views from every room. Located high on the hill surrounded by the tranquility of ocean views and and the sound of the birds chirping. We stayed in the Captains quarters and this compact little gem had everything you could...

Thank 2happygirlsfromAus
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Overlooking the harbour facing towards Richmond, brilliant facilities - fully and thoughtfully equipped self contained apartments. Watching the sun set from the lounge or bbq deck was magnificent. Would definitely return here and commend our unit _ the captain's quarters _ to anyone.

Thank John H
KimB4137, Manager at The Wheelhouse Inn and Captain's Quarters, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments. We are glad you enjoyed your stay.

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Wonderful, gorgeous, over the top. Use any superlative you want and you might come close to describing The Wheelhouse Inn. I booked it with help from reviewers on here. I was very impressed by the wonderful views. It is well worth the trip to Nelson to stay here. Clearly among the top 3 places I have been to.

Thank William R
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

What a gem, this is seriously beautiful accomodation with a view to die for, so amazing to sit every morning on the deck and take it all in. I'm going to miss that view! We stayed at the Lookout, a one bedroom (split over 3 levels ) apartment. Very friendly hosts, beautiful gardens and lovely nautical touches with the decor....

Thank karren61
Reviewed 24 January 2017

You MUST stay at this place! It has the most stunning view anywhere in New Zealand and at a reasonable price! We stayed in two different houses on the property (Captain's Quarters and Crows Nest). Both are just incredible. Hand built by the owner who is also a local artist, these all feature nautical themes. The town of Nelson is...

Thank HolladayTraveler
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Gorgeous holiday home in Nelson. The house was exactly as shown in the pictures and the attention to detail given by the owners in designing the house and decor is just perfect. It's on a lovely hillside with great privacy that you can't see your neighbours and vice versa. It's a bit of a steep slope to get to the...

Thank Ali S
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 December 2016

I visited Nelson for the weekend with my partner and her family. We enjoyed staying at the Crow's Nest, which sites above all the other accommodation options and has absolutely spectacular sea views out over Tasman Bay. It is very private, quiet (no road noise), has off-street parking and is set in a large established native garden. The Crow's Nest...

Thank Daniel K
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed at Chart House Upper Deck. The apartment itself is spacious, airy and well appointed but the view is gorgeous, especially on a sunny Nelson day. Owner is very friendly and checkin/checkout is a breeze. However the steep driveway could pose a challenge for the inexperienced.

Thank tmjnz
Coolum Beach, Australia
Reviewed 29 November 2016

This time we brought friends with us to experience the fantastic views and amenities of Wheelhouse Inn. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed our week long stay, the outstanding stand-alone accommodation and excellent comfort. Ralph and Sally are wonderful hosts (not forgetting Floyd the lab). Kim managed our bookings smoothly as always.

Thank Val H

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Spectacular sea views, private, quiet bush setting. All day sun. Only minutes to Nelson city and the beach. Fully self-contained, fantastic outdoor area or deck with outdoor furniture and bbq. Spacious lounge/dining areas with TV,DVD,CD,stereo,FREE WIFI, washing machine and dryer and off-street parking. Within 1 1/2 hours to Abel Tasman National Park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Wheelhouse Inn and Captain's Quarters

Address: 41 Whitby Road, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: $132 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Wheelhouse Inn and Captain's Quarters 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“It has self contained and separate units, much more than just a room. Bedroom, lounge, deck.”
johnhJ6129FX, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Any room should be amazing!!!”
891WilliamR, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Captain's Quarters (the most expensive of the rooms) is worth the extra $”
HolladayTraveler, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Great for a family or couple get away”
648AliS, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Get the Crow's Nest - absolutely worth the views and the privacy!”
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  • Our lunch on the deck
546danielk, 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
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