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The Wheelhouse Inn and Captain's Quarters

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
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...

Thank Derek Z
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...

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.

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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  • Microwave
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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 - $243 (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.”
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 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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