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Joya Garden & Villa Studios

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4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed one night in the garden studio and were very happy with our stay. Studio overlooks a beautiful tranquil garden with pond and lily pads. Ideally I would say it is best suited for a couple for a private weekend away or similar. There...More

Thank Mikolaj G
Response from Paulina-Joya, Owner at Joya Garden & Villa StudiosResponded 4 weeks ago

Kia Ora Mikolai, Thank you for your kind words. I am really pleased your enjoyed the garden studio. While you were here the lillies were at their best but throughout the year I've noticed guests enjoy spending time on the terrace overlooking the pond. The...More

Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We we’re looking for a place to unwind after a hectic year and couldn’t have chosen a better place than the Joya Garden & Villa Studios. My partner and I had the Garden Villa which, although separate from the main house had fantastic views across...More

Thank Graeme S
Response from Paulina-Joya, Owner at Joya Garden & Villa StudiosResponded 8 January 2018

Dear Graeme, So grateful for your positive response to what we offer here at Joya. I do agree with you that its location is one of the major benefits of staying here. Especially after a long haul drive it's nice to be able to leave...More

Reviewed 26 December 2017

Lovely location in an older part of town, and friendly helpful owners. This would have had been ranked higher but for: a) upstairs room was noisy, b) guests were not allowed to use the deck outside c) lack of a common area for guests to...More

Thank JJawandering
Response from Paulina-Joya, Owner at Joya Garden & Villa StudiosResponded 29 December 2017

Kia Ora, and thank you for letting us know about your experience. The ants are a nuisance indeed, and over very dry periods they do come into the house. The Nelson City Council is working hard to try and eradicate them, They come uninvited, and...More

Reviewed 26 December 2017

In the heart of Nelson and an easy walk to downtown, my studio at Joya far exceeded my expectations. The space is lovely, calming, and comfortable and invites you in. Clearly, much thought and work went into the design and furnishing of it. Joya's host,...More

Thank DurangoBiker
Response from Paulina-Joya, Owner at Joya Garden & Villa StudiosResponded 26 December 2017

Thank you so much for this very welcome review. I do appreciate you taking the time to do this even though you still had work to do. Don't forget to pick up the internet cable you left behind and enjoy the Abel Tasman. Warm regards,...More

Reviewed 29 November 2017

I stayed here for only 1 night on 06/11/17. Pauline was kind enough to pick me up from the bus station. I was pleased with my room, it was spacious enough for me and comfortable, the house is located in quiet area of the town....More

Thank cinny2012
Response from Paulina-Joya, Owner at Joya Garden & Villa StudiosResponded 30 November 2017

Thanks for this very gracious review. Much appreciated. I am glad you did like what Joya has to offer. You were here during a 'quiet time' in the business, so it was indeed possible to give you that upgrade as well as the personal pick-up...More

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Free Parking
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
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US$100 - US$154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"Choose one of the beautiful garden villas which will be quieter than an upstairs room"
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"Cottage has great privacy, wood burning stove, kitchen, and relaxing garden"
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