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The Wheelhouse Inn and Captain's Quarters

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41 Whitby Road, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Newcastle, Australia
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84 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Spacious with breathtaking views. We walked to restaurants and enjoyed a quite stay. Well appointed kitchen and laundry Would not hesitate to return . Hint for nervous drivers - There is a very steep driveway .

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Jersey, Channel Islands
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57 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

We're lucky enough to travel A LOT. I mention this, and the fact that we like life's little luxuries, to try and demonstrate how lovely the Crows Nest was. We're currently traveling across New Zealand for three weeks, and we're working to an accommodation budget so that we can fulfil all the adventures that we want. We identified Nelson as... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

Arrived after dark and woke to the most wonderful view. If we were to build a place by the sea this would be it Felt more like a home. All aspects face to the sea (who needs a t.v. with that view) We stayed in the Chart house main deck, so impressed we emailed photos to our boating friends back... More 

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Savage, Minnesota
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20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

Three of us stayed in the captains quarter and were very comfortable. The place was clean, had all the amenities plus wash and dryer. Abel Tasman park was close by and after a day of hiking it felt good to come home to the gorgeous view from our deck while drinking a glass of wine. We cooked one night and... More 

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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

The best place we have stayed in South Island. Great view, comfortable bed, well stocked kitchen, all amenities comfortable for a great holiday Walking distance to the bay, gracious host, BBQ, patio with a great view, two levels offered stunning view

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

Stayed in the Wheelhouse for 2 nights, could not believe the views, absolutely stunning. The photos they show is what you will see!! Key was in the door on arrival, and Relph came to say hello later on. lovely deck at the front to sit and enjoy the views. Had all the facilities needed, and very clean. the only 'negative'... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

The upper deck apartment is superb - roomy, clean, everything you would want. Kitchen is very well laid out very well equipped. Views are just wonderful and very pretty garden. Would definitely recommend this venue. Thank you for making us feel so welcome Ralph. Ros and Elaine

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

Staying one night Captains Quarters, two kids 6 and 8 and two adults, all loved it. amazing views, lovely nautical theme. Key in door so no check in worries. If I had to find fault, no dishwasher! Loved the washer drier too. Really enjoyed our stay

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Perth, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

We stayed at the Main Deck while at "The Wheelhouse". The owner, Ralph popped through on the first morning and made sure we were welcome. This one bed apartment as has awesome deck to have an afternoon wine on and enjoy the garden from. Then there's the view....... and a jaw dropping view would be a more deserving description. The... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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47 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

This was the fourth time we have stayed at The Wheelhouse Inn when visiting Nelson and again, I can't speak highly enough of it. The views are spectacular in good and bad weather, even watching the sea fog this morning rolling in and out and around Haulashore Island (pictured) was interesting (we were above it). We stayed again in the... More 

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