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The Cathedral Inn

369 Trafalgar Street South, Nelson, New Zealand
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Ranked #8 of 59 Nelson B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015
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Newburyport, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Sally and Neville are genial hosts. Our room was comfortable and bright. I particularly enjoyed the fresh pillow cases every night and the newspaper with breakfast. Neville cooks a mean breakfast from a large number of choices! DO try the Black Doris plums -- you will be hooked!! Neville was very helpful with travel info and Thank You Sally! for... More 

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Penang, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

It is a 19th century house, very well restored and with equall interesting furniture. Splendid location - top of Nelson's central hill, just behind the cathedral and thus three minutes walk from the centre and its retaurants and shops. Sally and Neville are very friendly and nice people, wih a nice sense of humour. They also cook a superb breakfast:... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We enjoyed our three nights at the Cathedral Inn. The location could not be better, especially if you are exploring Nelson on foot as we were. They upgraded our room and it was very comfortable with a well-outfitted bathroom. Breakfast was very good--Sally will make pretty much whatever you want. Both Neville and Sally were pleasant and helpful. All in... More 

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Rishon Lezion, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

This wonderful B&B is run by a very nice couple, Sally and Neville. They do all they can to make your stay enjoyable. I spent 6 nights there enjoyed my stay a lot. The room that I had was spacious, very clean and comfortable. Well maintained bathroom with a shower. The B&B is less than 200 meters from the town... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We had a wonderful two nights at the Cathedral Inn. They were very welcoming and friendly. When we arrived, they carried our bags to the room and gave us a tour. The rooms are all (we peeked into most of them) beautiful with high ceilings and large windows. We were upgraded to one of the larger rooms for free, which... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Very well situated to down town, this B&B style inn exceeded all expectations. The proprietors serve up an ample breakfast which includes a variety of juices, cereals, fresh fruit, made to order eggs or French toast. Their local knowledge is very helpful and they willingly make reservations and provide directions too. Rooms are well proportioned, sunny and clean. I would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Cathedral inn is a must stay when in Nelson nz. The accomadations are lovely, very well located. The owners, Sally and Nevelle are amazing and wonderful. The food is great. Cathedral Inn made our stay in this lovely town even better! Big thank you!

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This place is perfect! Our second night in New Zealand for our honeymoon and we couldn't be happier about our decision to stay here. It's a short walk past a beautiful church to the town where all the cafés and restaurants are. The rooms are spacious and comfortable. Free wifi and access to a small fridge, dinnerware, teas and biscuits... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We liked everything about this place, which is ideal for a long weekend for more than one couple. It is a beautiful, big, well-maintained old house with: -the B&B area clearly separated from the family's living space, -friendly, helpful hosts who let the guests decide how much contact you want to have with them, and who have reliable information about... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Sally, Neville, Barry and Baxter were so nice and made us feel very welcome. The accommodation was spotlessly clean, lots of nice touches such as chocolates in the room on arrival and cookies in the tea room. Excellent choice of continental or cooked breakfasts, all set in a quiet but great location next to the cathedral, and a short walk... More 

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