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Baywick Inn

4.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   51 Domett St, Nelson, New Zealand
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Ranked #7 of 57 Nelson B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014
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9 reviews 9 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014 via mobile

Great place with gorgeous rooms, the electrical blankets made our stay even warmer. The owners were extremely friendly and waiting for us even though we arrived late. The beautiful breakfast made us feel like royals.

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JESTGB, Owner at Baywick Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. I am glad you liked the electric blankets, certainly makes getting into the bed on a cool night a lot nicer. I thought your 'pun' about being treated as royalty in our 'royal' dining room was good, hope you come and visit again. More

Brevard, North Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014 via mobile

Our touring agency chose this B&B and we were so happy they did! We had the Brookview room which was our own piece of heaven! The room was large and very well appointed..and the large tub was a special treat. Breakfast was delicious and the hosts were very helpful. Highly recommended!

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JESTGB, Owner at Baywick Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are glad that you found our room Brokview to be so enjoyable, I agree the tub is wonderful and especially after a long day of travel, thanks again, Janet More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We stayed here with our London based daughter and her fiance during a tour of the South Island. Definitely the most comfortable and interesting accommodation on our travels. Janet and Tim are the consummate hosts, ensuring everything was exactly 'just right' during our stay.The house is a delight with every possible comfort thought of and a delicious breakfast to start... More

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JESTGB, Owner at Baywick Inn, responded to this review

Tim and I are so glad that you found the Baywick Inn so comfortable, we both hope that we will see you again someday soon, Janet More

Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

My husband and I highly recommend Baywick Inn! This was, by far, one of the best bed and breakfasts that we have ever visited. Everything was spectacular, from the lovely restored home to the amazingly accommodating hospitality of our hosts.

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JESTGB, Owner at Baywick Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review, hopefully we will see you again some day,Janet More

Reading, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

This was a beautiful 1840's house which has been lovingly restored and has an amazing homely feel. The room we had was huge with a fabulous bathroom and balcony overlooking the geographic centre of NZ. Janet and Tim was very genuine friendly hosts with a wealth of advice and they provided a delicious breakfast with a good choice of hot... More

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JESTGB, Owner at Baywick Inn, responded to this review

I am so glad that you enjoyed our 1880's restored home, in 'sunny' Nelson. We too think that Nelson is quite an interesting and pretty town. The waterfront and beach is gorgeous, the river walks are very pleasant and with Abel Tasman park so close,it provides great walks and fabulous kayaking. Tim and I both hope that you will return... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

If you visit Nelson this is the place to stay! Janet and Tim are exceptional hosts. Lots of unexpected touches that made this stay unforgettable! The breakfasts were so good we turned our eating day upside down to make this the main meal of the day.

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JESTGB, Owner at Baywick Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am so glad that you enjoyed the breakfasts. Ps Love the picture More

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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123 reviews 123 reviews
25 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Fantastic place with really lovely hosts. Such good value and lovely comfortable beds and terrific breakfasts. We could not praise this place highly enough. DO NOT MISS IT!!! So good that if I say what i feel they will put the price up!!!!!!!!!!!!

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JESTGB, Owner at Baywick Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review, hopefully you will return and stay longer to explore the area. I am glad you feel we are value for money as our rooms range from $165-$250 and no matter which room you choose you have full use of all the amenities, and of course the gourmet breakfast. PS We have no intentions of... More

Invercargill, New Zealand
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133 reviews 133 reviews
28 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

A welcome that was genuine from super hostess Janet in the beautiful colonial 2 storey home over looking mountains and river made us feel like friends. Janet and Tim are excellent and generous hosts offering a comfortable guest sitting room, after dinner aperitifs on the house, oodles of suggestions for what to do in Nelson. We had only one night... More

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JESTGB, Owner at Baywick Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. After 17 years of business we still love our job and it is so nice to be told we are doing a good job, thank you Janet More

San Francisco, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Janet and atrium made my stay wonderful and comfortable. The room was spacious and very quiet with a great view of the park I love the location as its easy to walk to downtown and restaurants with interesting things to see along the way.

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JESTGB, Owner at Baywick Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We too think that the short walk into town is interesting. Thanks again, Janet More

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

We originally booked to stay at the Baywick Inn for 4 nights but finished up staying for over a week as it was so good. The location of Baywick is absolutely perfect - so peaceful and quiet yet a very short, safe, easy, flat stroll to town. This was one of the reasons we chose to stay here as we... More

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BaywickInn, Owner at Baywick Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. It is so nice when guests stay a few days longer as we really feel that when you leave it is saying good bye to dear friends. I hope you had a wonderful"Noel" and that we will see you again one day soon, Janet More

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Address: 51 Domett St, Nelson, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Baywick Inn 4.5*
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Superbly restored, elegant and luxurious, yet affordable accommodation located in a quiet garden setting along the Maitai River in downtown Nelson city. This 1885 Victorian B&B offers 3 enchanting rooms, genuine Kiwi/Canadian hospitality and fabulous gourmet breakfasts. Canadian Chef, Janet Southwick ensures that breakfasts are always a treat with blueberry baked French toast, specialty omelettes and frittatas. With the addition of the new Victorian cottage in the Brookside garden we now offer 2 queen luxury suites, or the cottage can be rented as a 1 or 2 bedroom self contained apartment ... more   less 
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