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Kersbrook, Australia
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

I absolutely recommend The Wheelhouse, in particular the "Crows Nest". We only stayed for 1 night, but could have easily based my family of 4 there more than comfortably for a week or so. The facilities are clean, well maintained & the attention to detail is second to none. The views from the "Crows Nest" are breathtaking.

Thank KersbrookHill
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

This place is absolutely amazing. The views are incredible from the panoramic windows in the living room, from the deck and the large windows in both bedrooms! Fully self contained, you can cook yourself dinner or take the very short drive into town. Or if you prefer the walk or bike it's only around 4k to hardy street. The accommodation...

Thank Urbantiger
Dannevirke, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 June 2016

My daughter and I with my granddaughter stayed in the 'Lookout' for 6 days and thoroughly enjoyed it, we had everything we could need and the views were to die for. Waking up and looking out at amazing views with beautiful sunrises and sunsets. Nice and quiet too. The hosts and crew were very friendly and generous. The best view...

Thank julesrules_12
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We stayed in the Main Deck house as this was all that was available. It had a absolutely gorgeous view and was really private. The place was clean and had good cooking facilities, comfy bed and was generally a really nice place. Wish we could have stayed for more than one night!

Thank Deborah M
Frankston South
Reviewed 11 May 2016

What a great place to stay. Absolutely stunning view over the water with a self contained apartment with was lavishly stocked with all you could want. Seperate bedroom, bathroom, sitting room and kitchen, it was huge for 2 people. It was a short drive to the restaurants but the view was so wonderful, we decided to eat breakfast on site....

Thank elizross
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 5 May 2016

This was the best place we stayed in NZ - private, absolutely spectacular view, lovely hosts, all mod cons. You could just stay on that balcony forever ! I recommend the Crows Nest, but am sure all the apartments are first rate. Do yourself a favour - just book this place.

1Thank Lesley W
Stowmarket, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 April 2016

One of the highlights of our 6 week trip to New Zealand. We stayed in the Crows nest (I think) which was fantastic. When I say the views are fabulous, I mean fabulous !! We had 2 nights and just sat watching the yachts racing out of the harbour and seeing the mountains change in the different light across the...

Thank Barry H
Southport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 April 2016

When we booked the Wheelhouse from the net the views looked nice so we where happy . When we arrived it was totally dark , and after a long day and an interesting drive round the bends from Picton we took to our beds . I arose next morning and wandered into the living room and beheld an amazing sight...

Thank Robert B
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Stayed for 2 nights in the Captain Quarters and we loved it. Beautiful views from every window and facilities were great. Cost very reasonable too! Easy access to waterfront and supermarkets. We would definitely return again. Thank Ralph and family.

1Thank anderton_laura
Hoi An, Vietnam
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Best sunsets in NZ from comfort of your own accom. Well appointed self contained two bedroom apartment. Brilliant facilities and comfortable beds. But the view from all rooms was amazing. Large enough for a teenage family, just a perfect find

1Thank Ingrid S

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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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: $153 - $268 (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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“Captain's Quarters (the most expensive of the rooms) is worth the extra $”
 of 5 bubbles HolladayTraveler, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Great for a family or couple get away”
 of 5 bubbles 648AliS, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Get the Crow's Nest - absolutely worth the views and the privacy!”
  • The private deck
  • Our lunch on the deck
 of 5 bubbles 546danielk, 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The master bedroom has the best view. The 2 beds downstairs don't overlook the water.”
  • View from the upstairs master bedroom
 of 5 bubbles 441derekz, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have the best views in Nelson”
 of 5 bubbles Leni-Lila, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
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