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Bronte Country Estate

5.0 of 5 Bronte Road East | off Coastal Highway 60, Mapua 7173, New Zealand
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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124 reviews 124 reviews
27 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at Bronte on our first night on the South Island, and also again for our last night in New Zealand, it being convenient for Nelson Airport (a drive of about 25 minutes). My first impression on arrival was that I wished I had organised our itinerary better to have enabled us to have stayed for longer - and... More 

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Southport, North Carolina
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed only 1 night at the Bronte House. The rooms are decorated beautifully and the main house where breakfast is served on the porch is lovely. It is very pricey. Our rooms looked out over the bay, which would have been nice, except the tide was out. Our view was simply gray colored tidal flat. Breakfast was cooked to... More 

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Beckenham,KENT
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11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed here for a few nights on our tour of New Zealand, grounds and homestead are lovely and the view from our lodge beautiful, they also booked a restaurant for our first night in Mupua ,which I s only 7 minutes away, we timed it as one night we decided to have takeaway fish and chips. Abel Tasman... More 

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carlisle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We could not have enjoyed our stay more. The hotel is in an amazing situation. It is extremely comfortable, the owners and staff, kind, helpful and friendly. There is so much to do in the surrounding area . We are arrived to a fridge stocked with free food and drink and a clothes washing machine with powder if we wanted... More 

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Bend, Oregon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Bruce and Margaret have a fabulous property with gardens and a setting that are not to be believed. They together with Jordan and the ladies provide the finest service. Everyone was extremely friendly and helpful. The breakfasts were so good! The property is in a quiet setting and close to Abel Tasman National Park, Nelson Wine Country, art studios and... More 

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JordynneFenwick, Manager at Bronte Country Estate, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a such a great review for us, you are both so kind. We're so happy you enjoyed your stay and want to return, it would be so lovely to see you both again one day soon. Take care, From everyone at Bronte More 

Chester, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Idyllic location.Beautiful,well maintained estate.All the staff are warm,genuine,friendly and helpful.Up Market-Yes. Worth every penny-without doubt. We stayed for two nights-split up by 3 day Abel Tasman walk-well recommended.

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JordynneFenwick, Manager at Bronte Country Estate, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a lovely review, It was a shame you couldn't have stayed longer! We are at a good location for the Abel Tasman nation park, About a 25 minute drive. A good half way point between Nelson and the park. Thanks again for your kind words, Kind regards, Jordynne More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Absolutely peaceful & relaxing, the birds made the most noise! Michelle, Jordan & Brittany made you feel most welcome, thank you ladies. Breakfast on the verandah in the early morning sunshine was delightful. Fresh, home produced and locally sourced food. Would definitely recommend if you want to stay in a quiet location. Hopkirk suite was great but the villas looked... More 

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JordynneFenwick, Manager at Bronte Country Estate, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely response. It's beautiful and sunny in Nelson's summer months so we make great use of our veranda in the mornings for serving breakfast. It's also a great way for guests to see the gardens and the chirpy birds. It was lovely to met you both and thank you again for your response. Kind... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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168 reviews 168 reviews
43 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014 via mobile

We - myself, wife and two teenage sons - landed in Nelson two evenings ago after a (very) long haul from Glasgow, via Dubai, Melbourne and Auckland - so I do mean long-haul - and Bronte is our first stop off on a full trip around the South Island. What an excellent choice. It is a small estate on an... More 

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JordynneFenwick, Manager at Bronte Country Estate, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your excellent review. I'm glad you and your family had a lovely first stop in new Zealand at Bronte, even though it was raining the whole time! Which is rather unusual here in Nelson as it is suppose to have the highest sunshine hours in New Zealand. However coming into April is when it starts... More 

London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We stayed for 3 nights at the Bronte estate as part of our 2 week NZ honeymoon. The location is great for anyone wishing to venture into Abel Tasman NP / Golden Bay and/or Nelson region. We preferred this location to Motueka, which, although closer to ATNP, is less scenic. The estate is absolutely beautiful and well-maintained with outstanding views... More 

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DanielFraser, Manager at Bronte Country Estate, responded to this review

Thank you for your response. I'm glad you liked our location and the views from your room. I apologize that we didn't help you out with recommendations during breakfast, the first 2 months of the year are exceptionally busy for us and some guests take up more of our time than others. Overall I hope you enjoyed your stay. Kind... More 

Blockley, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

A lovely peaceful location right by the shore (when the tide is in). Everyone was very welcoming and helpful (e.g. booking boat tickets for the Abel Tasman water taxi, making restaurant reservations, etc.) - particularly Jordan who looked after us wonderfully. We will long remember the breakfasts on the veranda in the sunshine, overlooking the beautiful garden. Dinner is not... More 

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DanielFraser, Manager at Bronte Country Estate, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your response. It would be lovely if the tide stayed in but it is quite nice just to sit and watch the tide change (so It's good that it usually comes in twice a day). I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay, it was a pleasure helping you with things to do in the region... More 

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Address: Bronte Road East | off Coastal Highway 60, Mapua 7173, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Mapua
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Bronte Country Estate 5*
Number of rooms: 5
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