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Joya Garden & Villa Studios

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49 Brougham Street, Nelson 7001, New Zealand
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Fremantle, Australia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
39 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful old Nelson house with a couple of villas built at the back. It is situated in a quiet, pleasant neighbourhood a short walk from the town centre. The owner, Paulina, is a bright, bubbly personality with a great deal of local knowledge and is very welcoming. We thought we would be staying in one of the... More 

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Canberra
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Joya was my first stay in NZ and was very welcoming. Paulina is a lovely host and very helpful with local knowledge, she went out of her way to provide assistance with lifts and minding some luggage. The house is lovely, most comfortable and the bathroom, with bath, was a great asset after returning from a long walk. The area... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I cannot rate this fabulous unit any higher,fully self contained garden studio,one king bed and one single perfectly appointed everything one needs and more,complete with large water fountain,your own pond,lovely garden to enjoy,bird life,sunny outdoor seating,inside there is even a fire,underfloor heating,mini stereo system,great shower good water pressure,very clean and tidy I stayed for 3 nights and have rebooked,Paulina is... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had never tried a B&B for our holiday stay, boy; are we glad we chose Joya. From the wonderful accommodation to the bubbly owner Paulina, it was a fantastic experience. And how can we forget the sumptuous continental breakfast (thanks paulina for serving us eggs also)? It was a memorable stay. You helped us with your local knowledge to... More 

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North Auckland
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We were lucky enough to experience both the room in the house and the self contained studio when we holidayed in Nelson. We made Joya our base in Nelson for the Abel Tasman Coastal Walk. Paulina was a great host, and we were very grateful that she happily dropped us off and picked us up from our bus stop -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

It was a welcome retreat staying at Joya house and I was completely in love with the breakfast here - beautiful fresh foods presented in lovely dishes - a feast for the eyes and taste buds. So much choice and I felt as if I could just do breakfast all day! Paulina went out of her way to make sure... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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33 reviews 33 reviews
3 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

To celebrate out 4 year anniversary, myself and my partner went to Nelson for a long weekend. We researched where to stay and Joya stood out for us. When booking we called to verify a couple of details and Paulina, the owner, was very friendly, patient and helpful, which left us feeling reassured we had chosen the right place. Joya... More 

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Castle Rock, CO
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The best of all the places we stayed while in NZ. We stayed in the Garden Villa for three nights. Paulina took great steps to ensure our stay was pleasant. It was more like memorable. Besides the accommodations Paulina provided wonderful tips of places to see and helped arrange our trip to Tasman Park. She and the villa were fabulous.

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Pristina, Kosovo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

My one night stay at Joya was extremely good. The room was perfectly pleasant and the house itself is extremely nice. Paulina is very nice - in fact, she went above and beyond what I was expecting. I arrived in the evening fairly late so Paulina gave me a lift in to town so that I would make it to... More 

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London
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58 reviews 58 reviews
26 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We were looking for something unique and intimate and the Joya Garden & Villa Studios certainly achieved that; we cannot rate it highly enough. We stayed in the house and our room overlooked the quiet garden and gave us spectacular views over Nelson towards the sea. Tranquillity is they key here as although it is a short walk into the... More 

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