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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 #6 of 57 Nelson B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I (from San Francisco) were celebrating our 40th anniversary and traveled for over 2 weeks staying at numerous B & B ' s on the south and north islands. We stayed 3 nights and it was by far the best, most restful, most beautiful accommodation we had during our entire trip. Paulina was most gracious host and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a gem of a b&b in a great location within walking distance of the local shops and restaurants. Wonderful and super helpful owner offers a great healthy breakfast and the studio was spacious and comfortable. Just a great place to stay to explore the Nelson area. Abel Tasman just over an hour from here but well worth a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had a wonderful stay in the studio of Joya villa. We were made to feel part of life there with useful tips to how to spend our limited time in fabulous Nelson. However, we were left alone to enjoy the beautifully furnished apartment and peaceful garden. A luscious breakfast made from local produce and interesting chats... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

So many great touches. 1. A helpful hostess that even dropped us off for dinner so we could enjoy a drink. 2. Amazing breaky including homemade bread, omelette, and hummus. 3. Everything we could have thought of in our room and balcony. 4. Under floor heating in the bathroom too!

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Pauline was a perfect host for us. My wife is a vegan and Pauline accomodated her with a magnificent breakfast each day. As we were in Nelson to check on buying a business there her knowledge of the area and the right contacts were invaluable to us. I would point anyone to go there and as you are sure to... More 

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Brno, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

It was very nice experience to stay in the Joya. If you're nature oriented person, you will probably feel comfortable, because here all makes sense and it's deeply connected with the philosophy of wellbeing. High quality wooden furniture, oriented by using the Feng Shuei philosophy. In the morning, you will have very nice and rich organic breakfast. Enjoy it! Paulina... More 

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Wakefield, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We found Joya a lovely place with a personal touch. Pauline bends over backwards to accommodate her guests and has great knowledge of Nelson. Fantastic personalized breakfast. We enjoyed our stay and can definitely recommend to others :-)

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We made a poor judgement by booking this accommodation. We were booked in the den and another room. We weren't 100% aware that my mother and brother would be sharing a bathroom with the owner's sons! My mother found this unsatisfactory and left the establishment as she is very conservative. We asked for a partial refund, anything would have been... More 

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paulina2009, Owner at Joya Garden & Villa Studios, responded to this review

Kia Ora Julia, Let's put this in perspective one more time, as there have been a good two dozen e-mails between us so far. * Your mother and brother would NOT have had to share the bathroom with strangers. They would only have had to share it between themselves. Being in the villa proper, the bathroom is accessible by our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

It is easy to understand why this destination consistently rates so highly ... definitely worth choosing!! We stayed in the Apartment (one of three possible choices at this location), which has a view onto the garden (with pond further down property/ constantly recycling water). Pauline warmly welcomed my wife and I who rang on the day without a booking, and... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

It was a privileged to stay here and to meet Paulina, she does the best breakfast and goes out of her way to help and ensure your stay is a pleasant one. The location is ideal for town and the rooms and comfortable and clean with all the facilities you need. It is peaceful and the gardens lovely, I would... 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*
Number of rooms: 4
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