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The Cathedral Inn

4.0 of 5 Inn   |   369 Trafalgar Street South, Nelson, New Zealand
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Ranked #10 of 57 Nelson B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Calistoga
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

I will begin this review with a caveat that may have reflected on our less than perfect score. When we arrived Neville was 3 days post op from a hip-replacement. I think this dear and charming couple would have been wise to close their doors to allow some time for Neville to recoup and Sally to rest. They were as... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

This must be one of the best bed and breakfasts we've ever stayed at. First of all, both the beds and the breakfasts are fantastic! The location couldn't be better, set in a beautiful old house, it is just a very short (3 min) stroll from the cathedral and 5 minutes from the city centre and all the nice restaurants.... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Wonderful, thoughtful hosts combined with a great location, beautiful ensuite rooms, and amazing cooked-to-order breakfasts. Bonus that it's been sensitively remodelled and that it was once the home of one of the most famous people in Nelson (Bishop Suter). Will definitely stay here again the next time we're in Nelson.

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Nz
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

This grand old building which has been beautifully renovated to provide modern comfort whilst maintaining its historical charm was a delight to stay in. Clean, quiet and set in the old leafy area of Nelson ,next door to the Cathedral, and a stroll to town, great location. The breakfast part of the "B" needs a special mention too. More like... More

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Pasadena, California
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7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Our 1st night in New Zealand and one of the best. Sally, Neville and Barry are the perfect hosts. Their attention to every detail of our stay was so appreciated from the chocolates in our room, their suggestions for nearby sites and restaurants to their careful planning of our trip to Te Kaka. Their breakfasts are outstanding especially the homemade... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

We stayed at this lovely B&B for 4 nights and it was wonderful! The room was very clean and the bed was very comfortable. The bathroom was clean. Breakfast was very, very good. Every morning they made the most wonderful cooked breakfast! The location was perfect, close to the city center (about 5 minutes walk). The owners are very sweet... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

The owner/operators are the BEST!!!! Our room was spacious and lovely. The breakfast, which is included was delicious. You have options like pancakes with fruit, omelette with avocado and salmon...and more. that is to put it briefly. The house is 160 years old, and with interesting history. This house will be around another 500 years. Well made. More of a... More

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Houston, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

We were lucky enough to spend 3 nights at The Cathedral Inn. We had a great room with 2 windows & loved how comfortable it was. The bath was large & sparkly clean! Sally & Neville & Barry were great. Sally was so good to help plan out where to go in Nelson & how to get there! Neville makes... More

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Greymouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

We had the pleasure of staying at this most charming 1800's B & B, hosted by Sally & Neville in mid September. Really impressed with the level of hospitality and comfort, with charming well appointed rooms. Extremely well situated just behind the Cathedral and a minutes walk from the centre of town. Great views from our room, and had such... More

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Melbourne, Florida
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We had the pleasure of staying at this wonderful 1800s mansion operated by the most wonderful couple, Sally and Neville. We really felt like we had two angel guardians looking over us. Sally and Neville were so accommodating and even set us up with towels, bug spray and sunscreen for our kayaking excursion. Neville's full breakfast "brekkie" was incredible. We... More

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Address: 369 Trafalgar Street South, Nelson, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Cathedral Inn 4*
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