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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 #13 of 58 Nelson B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owners of this property are charm itself. They were away when we got there and they told us they would be and the key would be in the door (Its that type of trusting place) . We walked in and our jaws dropped when we saw the view from all the rooms. Its spread over three floors with a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We felt so lucky to have found this 'compound.' Host Ralph and his wife Sally (and their dog Lloyd) have created the perfect perch in the hills above the sea with views that soar over the bay. There were 8 of us; we rented the Wheel House and Chart House -- both exceptionally clean and comfortable with enchanting outside spaces... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We stayed in the Wheelhouse, a distinct structure on this site. Each unit has spectacular views northwards over the bay and towards Abel Tasman National Park on the horizon. We used the high-powered binoculars to observe the sailing race (in which our host, Ralph competed) and all the shipping traffic. Nelson makes a superb base for visiting the north end... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Stunning view of the sea. Nice house, fully equipped kitchen, BBQ on patio. Furniture a bit tired. But good price for for the amount of space and the view. A bit too far to walk to the town center, but short drive away. Watch the driveway, very steep.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

My partner and i stayed in the Crows Nest. The views from the outside balcony were lovely and the large window in the bedroom made it feel open and looked out over the water. The houses maritime theme was lovingly styled and Ralph was very welcoming and always happy to give us some advice on where to visit.

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in the Upper Deck apartment for an all too brief two nights. Would have liked to stay longer and would certainly stay here again if revisiting Nelson. The main thing is the beautiful view. There is a tv but really not needed when there is such a stunning view from your sofa! Also recommend walking down to the... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

On a trip through beautiful New Zealand full of terrific accomodations in great locations, The Wheelhouse managed to be my favourite place. We love the views from our wide windows, the tasteful nautical details, the well-equipped kitchen and bathroom. Most self-catering places leave tonnes of notes on cleaning up and rubbish which, while understandable, can rouse my housewife instinct and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Travelling with a 4 year old and my parents, we booked both the Chart House Main and Upper decks. My hubby, child and I stayed in the Upper Deck, a perfectly sized 2 bed apartment, full kitchen, excellent bathroom and the most perfect view of the bay. My mum and dad stayed in the Main Deck and dad could have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I stayed in the Chart House Upper Deck - 2 bedroom apartment. It is well set out with fantastic views aver the harbour. A true holiday home rather than a hotel/motel. Nice touches included coffee provided in a canister (not little sachets), a well-equipped kitchen and sensor lights on the outside steps. The rattan blinds in the bedrooms mean the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 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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Address: 41 Whitby Road, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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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