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The Wheelhouse Inn and Captain's Quarters

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Reviewed 10 November 2016

Didn't really know how to check in, but once we arrived at the place we saw a note on the door for us with the keys in the door. It has a very steep winding driveway to the actual building so be prepared for that. For the price, you really can't beat this place. Great views, quiet, comfortable, and the...

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Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 28 October 2016

This feels like a little hidden gem - Tucked away at the end of a quiet street this gorgeous guest house has the most spectacular views! There are pretty gardens and the accommodation is clean and comfortable. We stayed in the Chart House Main Deck with our two small children, who slept on the fold-out-lounge. The bathroom and kitchen felt...

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Thank Leni-Lila
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Felt like home! Comfortable, tidy accommodation with magnificent views. Had all required amenities. Breathtaking view to wake up to. Easy location, short trip to airport and Nelson city. Will definitely recommend to friends who are visiting Nelson.

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Thank Brit W
New York City, New York
Reviewed 19 October 2016

3 night stay recently at the self contained 1-BR main deck apartment. Amazing views of the water from every room and the nice deck. The apartment was very comfortable and had everything I needed and more. Relaxing and peaceful and close to anything you need - restaurants, supermarket, waterfront.

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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Spectacular views. We stayed in the chart house upper deck. Nice and spacious. Has everything you need. Good free wifi. Nice and clean and very comfortable. Nice friendly owners. Highly recommend and would stay here again

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Thank Michael M
Mirfield, West Yorkshire
Reviewed 4 October 2016

I can't add to previous reviews, well the ones I believe anyway. If I could give the Wheelhouse six I would. We stayed in the Captains Quarters for five nights and found everything spot on, real attention to detail i.e. provisions for washing up and supplies for use with the washing machine, little things but often not there. Ample, tea,...

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Thank James B
Hampshire England
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We absolutely loved this spot and would love to go back some time, An individual one bedroom mini house in grounds with other similar dwellings- own private balcony, kitchen/living room, bedroom, bathroom on 3 floors, Complete privacy with stupendous views over the sea. Kitchen kitted out with starter tea, coffee and simple cooking equipment and generous crockery etc, Bathroom similarly...

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Thank 5hampshirehogs
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We stayed in Chart House Upper Deck. The view was unsurpassed but unfortunately the weather for our 2 day stay was overcast and raining. However the accommodation made up for the bad weather and the owner came to see us and was very helpful with suggested activities. There was also a compendium of useful information about the area and eating...

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Thank MLL386
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Booked this on the spec and was not disappointed. The view from the Lookout is to die for. A friendly host and the rooms are cosy. Will be back. The rooms are warm and quaint. It is well located and s good spot to launch from.

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Thank gedwards45
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Had a fantastic time at The Wheelhouse Inn with our family during August 2016. Stunning views, second to none. Friendly welcome from Ralph and all amenities you would ever need, home from home!. If we return to Nelson NZ we'll be sure to stay at The Wheelhouse Inn again, many thanks.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
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  • 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: $133 - $181 (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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