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Harker Heights, Texas
Reviewed 26 February 2014

Margaret was a wonderful hostess. I have gluten free dietary requirements and she did a wonderful job with having breakfast choices and snacks available I could eat. The gardens and the view from our room was gorgeous. We really enjoyed having Horton her dog great us every-time we came back from a day excursion. The first night we where there...

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Melbourne, Florida
Reviewed 3 February 2014

I just returned from a month-long trip through NZ and AUS and of all the places we stayed, The Foxes remains among the most memorable. First, the drive up to the location from the Picton Ferry Terminal was stunning and was really our first introduction to the NZ countryside... figuring it couldn't be topped I was blown away as we...

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Fairfax, Virginia
Reviewed 9 January 2014

We stopped at the Foxes for a 3-night stay, having been traveling at a lively pace for about three weeks. What a lovely, restful place to just take a deep breath, relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. The hilltop location looks over peaceful farmland, the shoreline below and the sea beyond, while the house and its extensive gardens are absolutely...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 4 September 2013

I stayed at the Foxes earlier this year. We had such a wonderful time in Upper Moutere with its excellent wine tasting, and also had the chance to check out the fantastic beaches and sightseeing at Abel Tasman. What made this part of our trip so perfect, though, was our stay at the Foxes. Margaret was a superb hostess! The...

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 19 June 2013

Dear Margaret and Horton. Thank you for a wonderful time in your lovley house and garden. I loved the room with the beautiful view of the garden and the sea.It was fantastic eaven tough it is winter now and I look forward to come back to you in spring and summer when I understand it must be something special wiht...

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Whitby, Canada
Reviewed 28 March 2013

We arrived to find a Canadian flag flying in our honour. We loved every minute of our stay with Margaret Fox at The Foxes B&B. Margaret has a wonderful talent as hostess and went out of her way to make our stay a truly special part of our trip to New Zealand. The nearby Abel Tasman National Park was spectacular...

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Glenview, IL
Reviewed 13 March 2013

I couldn't agree more with the reviews given for this wonderful B&B. Margaret and Horton (her trusty schnauzer) were wonderful hosts. The surroundings and views are breathtaking and the breakfasts everything you could ask for and more (homemade honey made from the neighbors beehives)! Our rooms were lovely (we were traveling with another couple) including our fresh fruit, sherry and...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 March 2013

What a wonderful surprise. When we decided to extend our stay in the Nelson area 'The Foxes' was recommended by local friends. And Margaret was good enough to take us as last minute guests. The Foxes is a luxury B&B set in beautiful gardens overlooking Ruby Bay. We were only able to stay two nights and, after long busy days...

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2013

You always hope you have made a good choice when you select your holiday accommodation. Well when we chose The Foxes we made a GREAT choice. It is a beautiful place to stay and yes the website description is absolutely true. Relaxing, peaceful, luxurious and well located for whatever activity you wish to do. The room was superb, the gardens...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 January 2013

I wanted to treat myself and staying at The Foxes was exactly that. Margaret is such a warm and welcoming hostess. I woke after an extremely comfortable sleep to beautiful views including the extensive private grounds The Foxes is situated upon. A delicious breakfast followed by use of The Foxes beach bag (which was a welcomed suprise and much appreciated...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Relax, unwind and enjoy the inside and outside living and the panoramic views at this luxury rural retreat in Ruby Bay, Nelson region at the top of the South Island. A contemporary, architecturally designed house, light and spacious, appointed to the highest standard and natural hues reflecting a calming ambiance. The property offers two luxuriously appointed, spacious suites, each with their own entrance, private balcony and en-suite bathroom. There is also a private guest lounge which opens onto a wide balcony offering spectacular views over Tasman Bay and Nelson harbour. Outside enjoy a walk around the extensive,landscaped, two acre gardens and explore the rich diversity of the exotic and native trees, shrubs, flowers and cacti. Follow the garden path down to the three ponds linked by gently cascading waterfalls and surrounded by grassed areas where you can relax, have a picnic, read a book in the shade, enjoy a glass of New Zealand wine or doze off to the gentle sounds of water. Why not treat yourself to a massage by the pond, leaving you totally refreshed and restored? The Foxes Luxury Boutique B&B is also the ideal peaceful base from which to explore the many activities offered in the Nelson Abel Tasman region. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Foxes

Address: 304 Pomona Road, Upper Moutere, Mapua 7173, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Mapua > Upper Moutere
Price Range: $357 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“Don't miss a walk in the gardens”
 of 5 bubbles McTravelSFO, 27 May 2016 | Read review
“Only saw 2 rooms, both with desirable views”
 of 5 bubbles seasong2, 24 Mar 2015 | Read review
“All of the rooms are quiet and have an excellent view!”
 of 5 bubbles G1643DYmaryh, 3 Mar 2014 | Read review
“Ask for the room with the terrace overlooking the water. You can sit out on the terrace and drink your morning coffee or tea, very relaxing and soothing.”
 of 5 bubbles Time2paint2014, 25 Feb 2014 | Read review
“No worries...both are excellent.”
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