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Joya Garden & Villa Studios

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   49 Brougham Street, Nelson 7001, New Zealand
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Ranked #4 of 57 Nelson B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jenny H Blenheim, New Zealand
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Blenheim, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a truly relaxing stay in this B & B, close to Nelson CBD in a tranquil garden setting, large beautifully appointed room with a delicious, healthy breakfast and great company from Paulina. looking forward to coming back, thank you.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We arrived here straight from London and couldn't have asked for a better retreat in Nelson to recover from jet lag and start our trip. We had unseasonably bad weather and so we loved the log fire and having a 'home' to go to to get out of the rain or just to sleep off the time difference. The studio... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Excellent place to stay. Organic and healthy, wholesome home cooked breakfasts get you going for the day. Home atmosphere and service. Quiet location. Close to town, walkable if you like. Book early as rooms are limited.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

The location of the house was gorgeous and I was pleased with my choice as I could walk around the streets admiring the beautiful houses. When I met my host Paulina I felt instantly welcomed with a cup of tea and a chat. I booked the single room in the house and that was fine and good value for money.... More

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Ngunguru, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

We booked the villa room and were upgraded on our arrival to the villa studio which was a beautiful and comfortable stay. Our host, Paulina was very accommodating, she recommended places to eat, drink and explore and she shared her worldly knowledge on topics of interest. Paulina's homemade cereals, spreads, breads and herbal teas were a real treat the following... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I stayed in the Villa room in this beautiful heritage home on a street referred to as Nelson's dress circle. The spacious room with its own balcony, came with tea making facilities and a little fridge and was private and quiet. Delicious, nourishing feast for breakfast, a thoughtful host and an easy walk to the town centre made it a... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

We stayed in the Garden Studio (couple + teenage daughter) and it was perfect -- beautiful, comfortable, clean, peaceful. We enjoyed Paulina's fabulous breakfasts every day -- delicious, healthy, and prepared with such consideration and kindness -- as well as her good conversation. Also enjoyed being able to buy fresh food from Nelson market and prepare some simple meals ourselves,... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014 via mobile

High rating in every respect -- comfortable bed, spacious room tastefully decorated, private balcony overlooking the garden, delicious breakfast, and outstandingly helpful host. Paulina picked us up from the inter-city bus stop and took us back the next morning. (Paulina's home is an easy walk to town, but her help with transport was much appreciated given our luggage).

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014 via mobile

This lovely B&B is set in a gracious old home in a leafy Nelson suburb, less than 10 minutes walk from the centre. We stayed in a double room in the main house, with a beautiful view over the garden and Nelson city. A "Juliet" balcony was the ideal spot to relax at the end of the day. As keen... More

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Shortly after we made our reservations at Joya about a year in advance, Paulina emailed us suggestions for our trip to NZ. She welcomed us and took our bags in driving rain. She led us to our beautiful, spacious, well-appointed, immaculate suite, sharing more information about the area and her work with children. She made reservations with a small boat... More

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Address: 49 Brougham Street, Nelson 7001, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Joya Garden & Villa Studios 4*
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Unique property and ideal for the discerning, eco-minded traveller: Situated in a quiet, upmarket area of central Nelson, Joya comprises a ground floor studio apartment in a three story heritage villa and a log studio - with grass roof - set in gardens with various water features. Both studios are self-contained. An optional organic breakfast can be served on the main deck of the villa, which has a view of the city. Extensive in-and outdoor living from both studios. All water to the property passes through a filtering system for chlorine free drinking and bathing. Beds are handcrafted and have NZ made 'healthy' mattresses. The B&B is in the main house: the villa room – with balcony – as well as the Den are on the top floor. Free Internet access from each room, safe parking, great location! ... more   less 
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