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North Attleboro, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 4 nights in February, 2017, in the private cottage on the lovely, garden grounds of Atholwood, set on the banks of a beautiful tidal estuary. Innkeepers Sarah and Ian Cole are welcoming, bright and interesting, and serve up scrumptious cooked-to-order breakfasts in their bright modern dining room in the main inn (Sarah also left home-baked goodies in our...

Thank jannieweisfeld
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Kind and thoughtful hosts who planned excellent trips for us. The property is particularly beautifully constructed and maintained with every comfort available. The views are spectacular and it is a very quiet and peaceful location, yet within easy reach of wonderful walks, coastline, and restaurants at Mapua. I cannot recommend it highly enough - thank you, Ian and Sarah!

Thank virginia371
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 17 March 2017

The Cowdrey Suite is one of the most immaculate properties I have ever had the pleasure of staying in. The linen and cleanliness of everything was second to none. Everything you could possibly wish for was available in the apartment including fantastic german made windows & doors which made controlling the temperature without airconditioning an absolute pleasure. Wifi. Views amazing....

Thank Debra A
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Wonderful experience. The landlords were amazing, nice and helpful Best B&B experience we had in NZ. The breakfast in the morning was amazing and high caliber. I would definitely recommend staying here. The view from our room was stunning.

Thank Jesse B
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Two couples shared this spacious home. The views were gorgeous, rooms were huge and there was a full kitchen and living room. The owners stocked the kitchen with eggs, bacon, bread, jams, juice, coffee - everything for a yummy breakfast. They also helped us make dinner reservations, gave us directions for our travels, and even checked to make sure that...

Thank anniebusy
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Atholwood must have the best location of any hotel we have been to! The view from our room, Cowdrey Suite, was quite breathtaking. The suite was extremely comfortable and owners, Ian and Sarah, have thought of every conceivable luxury to make their guests comfortable. We had a fully fitted kitchen and even a heated towel rail in the bathroom! We...

Thank DJFLondon
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Wonderful room with modern décor, with the most awesome view. Jan and Ian are tremendous hosts, we would have loved to have stayed longer than our two nights. Jan provided homemade snacks to welcome us to the room each afternoon after a day out. The bathroom is modern with a good quality shower and a bath. Breakfast was special, the...

Thank WestSussexCaroline
Orange, Australia
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

We have just spent two nights as guests of Sarah and Ian at Atholwood. Just to call it a B&B does not do it justice. Host hosts are charming and helpful and gave wonderful advice as to local attractions, and especially important information as to opening times. We had only one regret about our stay, and that was that we...

Thank James N
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 7 March 2017

My husband and I stayed here for three nights. Our room, the Charlton, was spacious, well appointed, spotless and had a lovely view. Our hosts were fantastic, thoughtful, well informed, very accommodating and helpful in every way. The place is so beautifully kept up you would think it was just built, everything is pristine. I didn't even see a streak...

Thank GoingForIt77
Santa Ynez Valley, California
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent, the first stop of our 10 days driving the west coast of the South Island. The room, grounds, view, and dining were 5 star. Our Hosts were discrete but always available to answer questions about New Zealand in general or where the best dining or activities were. Highly recommended! Absolutely a must when we return.

Thank go2heaven

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Atholwood Luxury Counrty Accommodation is a unique five star luxury retreat, offering you serenity in comfort and style with two B&B suites and a self-contained apartment, all with their own balconies and views over the Waimea estuary,at the entrance to the grounds is the self-contained Gatehouse cottage. Set in 2.2 Acres of park-like grounds with native trees and hidden pathways that border the estuary, and ideally situated between Nelson and the Abel Tasman National Park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Atholwood Luxury Country Accommodation

Address: 118 Bronte Road East | RD1 Upper Moutere, Bronte, Mapua 7173, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Mapua > Bronte
Price Range: $261 - $379 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Atholwood Luxury Country Accommodation 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“All are excellent - depends if you want view or self containment”
Cassie2808, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Best views are from the main inn, but the cottage offered the ability to cook lunches and dinners and provided lots of privacy.”
jannieweisfeld, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are excellent.”
virginia371, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs Cowdrey Suite was exceptional.”
723debraa, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All of the rooms have a great view.”
J3879QFjesseb, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
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