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The Wheelhouse Inn and Captain's Quarters

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Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

Staying one night Captains Quarters, two kids 6 and 8 and two adults, all loved it. amazing views, lovely nautical theme. Key in door so no check in worries. If I had to find fault, no dishwasher! Loved the washer drier too. Really enjoyed our stay

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 20 September 2015

We stayed at the Main Deck while at "The Wheelhouse". The owner, Ralph popped through on the first morning and made sure we were welcome. This one bed apartment as has awesome deck to have an afternoon wine on and enjoy the garden from. Then there's the view....... and a jaw dropping view would be a more deserving description. The...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

This was the fourth time we have stayed at The Wheelhouse Inn when visiting Nelson and again, I can't speak highly enough of it. The views are spectacular in good and bad weather, even watching the sea fog this morning rolling in and out and around Haulashore Island (pictured) was interesting (we were above it). We stayed again in the...

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Thank Chris S
Gisborne, Gisborne, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Beautiful view of the bay, the little island on the water, and the snow-capped mountains in the background. The light is ever changing. The love of sailing inspired the house interior. On top of a hill and 5 min drive from the town centre, probably best for people who have a car. Rooms are comfortable. Everything you need is provided....

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 August 2015

Very tidy and clean. Had all the comforts of home home with the pleasure of being on holiday. With fantastic views even on a overcast day. The showering facilities were heavenly. To top it all off the price was very good

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Travelling with my daughter and two grandchildren ages 14 & 9 yrs, we arrived at our apartment 'The Upper Deck' which was a stunning sight the moment we walked in the door . The views in the huge panoramic windows were the best !!! The complimentary binoculars were are nice touch to see across the Tasman Bay to Kiateriteri ....

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Thank helentidy
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 21 July 2015

We stayed in the Captain's Quarters .The view is so beautiful but seriously the cleaners are not doing their job. When we entered their was a horrible smell like cooking odoursThe kitchen utensils needed to be cleaned before use! But the views are to die for! ,

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 29 June 2015

We have just stayed two nights at the Wheelhouse Inn and would absolutely recommend this lovely place to stay. There were 3 of us - my husband and I and our 5 year old son. One of the things I loved about the Wheelhouse was the single bed in the lounge room allowed us to out our son to bed...

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1Thank Brialey1976
Southampton, UK
Reviewed 15 April 2015

During our road trip of the South island we stayed in the Crows Nest for one night and wished could have stayed longer. The views looking across over Nelson and the bay were amazing. The house is amazing. The facilities were great and had everything we needed. I would def recommend for any one looking to stay in Nelson to...

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Kim041, Manager at The Wheelhouse Inn and Captain's Quarters, responded to this review

Thanks for your wonderful comments. One comment we hear on a regular basis is "we wish we could stay longer" .... when your trying to decide if to spend one day in Nelson or two ... pick two or more. There's lots to do and even if you don't feel like doing anything you can sit and relax and check...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2015

The Wheelhouse Inn is set into the upper slopes of a hill looking out over Tasman Bay. The views are wonderful. The accommodation is really a series of separate flats, all furnished to a good level. You are out of the town centre so would need a car. The Hetzel's who run the B&B are very friendly and helpful. Really...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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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 Parking
  • 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.”
  • 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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