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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 #11 of 57 Nelson B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have a 9mth son and found the Crows Nest ideal... Modern, clean, kitchen, BBQ and plenty of space including a downstairs bedroom for him with the cot they provided. The heaters kept the place warm at night and the afternoon sun certainly warmed the apartment during the day. It's up a steep hill for walking but the reward is... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place definitely lives up to its fine reputation with spectacular views over Nelson Bay. We spent three nights in the Captain’s Quarters and were not disappointed. A few minor things which could be looked at included the shower, which is the only feature that lets it down. A major refurbishment – ie brand new shower with a door (please... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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20 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
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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Maroochydore, Australia
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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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Monroe Center, Illinois
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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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Wellington, New Zealand
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57 hotel reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
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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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*
Number of rooms: 5
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