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Wakefield Quay House

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385 Wakefield Quay | Port Hills, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely stay in the very comfortable Captains room with a delicious dairy free breakfast the next morning as requested - thank you Woodi! Drinks and nibbles around the fire when we arrived were very convivial and relaxed. Woodi and Johnny made us very welcome in their beautiful home overlooking the sea.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We stayed with Woodi and Johnny before and after our Wilson 5 day hike. You just couldn't find a more wonderful place to stay. Soft beds, beautiful views, the warmest of welcome and kindness that manifests in so many ways. Want a restaurant recommendation? Woodi will get you the best table in town. Come in from a long day tired... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Great location to the waterfront , and associated restaurants. Woody and Johnny have a lovely home steeped in local heritage, very nicely appointed furnishings and interesting art. The house is kept very clean and nicely appointed. Woody is a fabulous garrulous host who prepares a great breakfast and libations and appetizers each afternoon. We had lots of fun in Nelson... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We had a wonderful two night stay at Wakefield Quay, with hosts Woodie and Johnny making us feel very welcome. The location has a gorgeous veranda with views over the Nelson harbour and ideal for watching the sun go down as the hosts served perfectly chilled wine. Breakfasts very hearty and delicious, with fresh fruit and eggs to order. Thank... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

It was a real pleasure to be welcomed into Woodi and Johnny's historic heritage home in Nelson. The building has been lovingly restored and renovated over the last 25 years. The commanding position over the harbour entrance provides an ever changing vista. Our first morning we saw Orca feeding in the harbour entrance, just off Haulashore Island, Woodi was fast... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

A beautiful B&B. The location is excellent and the property serves as a good base for day trips to Abel Tasman or the Nelson wineries. The main attraction though is Woodi, the proprietress. She's a real kick (in a great way). Her enthusiasm is infectious and she is full of great suggestions. She also is well known and can snag... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The best place we stayed whilst touring New Zealand. The Crow's Nest room was great overlooking the bay with great terrace to soak up the last of the sun's rays. Woodi is an excellent host and gave great recommendations for eating out and visiting various places in the area. Food was excellent as were the nibbles and wine in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Woodi's name deserved to be in the title of this review as she is what makes your stay there memorable. While the crows nest was an incredible room, the views of the sails at sunset were great, and the breakfasts were delicious - Woodi is the main attraction here! She is one of the most genuine people you will ever... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Wow what a great stay, it really is the little touches that makes Wakefield Quay so special. We stayed for 2 nights as part of our honeymoon, we stayed in so many lovely places but Wakefield Quay was a standout. Woody the hostess really with the mostess was so much fun, she welcomed us like family into her home. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I had the pleasure of staying at Wakefield Quay House for two night before, and two nights after, a wonderful trip to Abel Tasman in late December/early January. It was a real home from home - only with a better view, including from the bathroom! - and Woodi's genuine warmth made it a truly enjoyable experience. I had the opportunity... More 

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