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The Wheelhouse Inn and Captain's Quarters

4.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   41 Whitby Road, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Ranked #12 of 57 Nelson B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed in the wheelhouse inn just for one night as a birthday get away treat for my partner. The accommodation totally exceeded our expectations. It had character, amazing views from both the living room and the bedroom, was really well equipped for doing your own cooking and the icing on the cake was the deck which we didnt expect... More

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Darwin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This is the second time we have stayed at the Chart House, which is a 1 bedroom ground floor unit. This spot has great views to the west over the harbour. Great for drinking wine on the verandah watching the sunset is very nice. Sadly this time the visit was spoiled by 2 small children in the Crows nest unit... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

On a month tour of NZ, we were lucky enough to stay here. As a couple, we travelled with our toddler and would highly recommend this accommodation. As the name suggests, the place has a nautical feel. In the evening, we would enjoy a glass of local wine and watch the sunsets across the Tasman bay, spectacular. The property was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

My husband and I recently stayed in this lovely accommodation for 8 nights, in the Crows Nest holiday home. Everything was better than we thought it would be (and we had high expectations for it to start with!) ... sensational views, peaceful location, warm & stylish accommodation, comfortable bed, good quality linen, plenty of crockery etc. I miss it all... More

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We stayed in the Crows Nest and our friends stayed in the Main Deck for two nights and only wish we could have stayed longer. The views over Nelson are amazing. The personnel touches and the very high standards that Ralph, Sally and Kim maintain with the property make staying in these magnificent apartments just heaven. This really is an... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

The view from the Wheelhouse Inn cabin is absolutely spectacular. We only stayed one night unfortunately, but didn't leave early for Abel Tasman as planned just becuase we wanted to enjoy the view a while longer. Ralph provided some fantastic tips for our upcoming days activities which we enjoyed as well. Also enjoyed all of the cabin's amentities (laundry, music,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We booked Wheelhouse and Charter House Upper Deck for the New Year period, for our party of 8 including 2 children. It wasn't easy to book Wheelhouse Inn for the most sought after period - we had to do this back in March, after I failed to book for the same period 3 years ago even when I inquired in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

We stayed 2 nights in the Captain's Quarters and it was amazing! The view was breathtaking. It's really like on the pictures, or maybe even better. All the rooms were very spacious and clean, the bed was comfortable, the kitchen and the accessories were complete, it was awesome. I liked that nautical theme in the decoration (the owners are nuts... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

Set on the side of quite a steep hill with wonderful views over Nelson Harbour to the Abel Tasman National Park in the distance across the bay. A spacious very well equipped apartment with a separate bedroom designed so that whenever you are not in the bathroom you can enjoy the wonderful views. Very friendly helpful service. I would certainly... More

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Milton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Incredible view, very clean and comfortable...feels like our home away from home. We have stayed numerous times (in the Crows Nest) - wouldn't think of staying anywhere else when in the Nelson area. Great place to rest, relax and watch the world go by. A little piece of heaven. Mike T (Canada)

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Address: 41 Whitby Road, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Wheelhouse Inn and Captain's Quarters 4.5*
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