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A Culinary Experience Luxury B and B

15 Seawatch Way | Atawhai, Nelson 7001, New Zealand
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We Started our week in NZ here and this was a great choice, a very relaxing place, and our host Kay and Joe were like old friends after the first evening of pre-dinner drinks, they have a vast knowledge of the area and helped us get the most from our couple of days in their care. The second night Kay... More 

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Midland Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This B&B will not disappoint. It sits atop the hillside overlooking the Tasman Bay just north of Nelson. The view is absolutely gorgeous and accommodations luxurious. The grounds are stunning and the gardens were beautiful with private access to the sauna and hot tub. The gorgeous marble bath had private views of the bay from the large glass shower and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Kay and Joe are warm and generous hosts. The rooms are lovely, private and have stunning views. Our cooking class was informative and so much fun as well as delicious and breakfast was a gourmet delight designed to please personal palates and accommodating any dietary needs and preference. The common areas have beautiful and interesting art and the grounds are... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

The two guest rooms are in a private area and have everything you need and more. The hosts were very friendly and bent over backwards to make our stay comfortable. The breakfast was delicious. They call themselves a luxury B&B and they really are!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We certainly enjoyed our time with Kay and Joe, what wonderful hosts! They have a fantastic property with well appointed rooms, each with stunning views, and a beautiful garden guarded by friendly chickens and llamas. We especialy enjoyed the cooking class. What a treat! After learning some new tricks and methods, we had a wonderful 3 course meal and shared... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

Kay and Joe are lovely hosts and their house a true gem! The accommodations fabulous and their garden is amazing! Kay's cooking is brilliant and the cooking school a true highlight of our trip...a must do! Also be sure to spend time with the adorable Llamas!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Kay and Joe were warm and welcoming hosts providing a truly 5 star experience. We loved our stay and New Year's Eve was a highlight with a delicious restaurant quality 3 course meal with delicious local produce, fine wines and great conversation. You will love it here!

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Kay and Joe - you will be missed!!! My husband and I stayed here for two nights and had such a lovely time. They invited us to have wine with them when we arrived and we were so well taken care of our entire visit. The room was absolutely amazing with a view of Nelson from both the en-suite restroom... More 

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Napier
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Kay and Joe are friends and we are also B&B hosts so I do feel qualified to extol the virtues of their B&B. This is my first stay at their new house - we have stayed in their first Nelson B&B some years ago- and what an experience. Along with the very generous hosting that is their trademark, the property... More 

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Whangamata, New Zealand
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

What a treat it was to stay with Kay and Joe. They are very welcoming and generous hosts and take such pride and pleasure in telling you about their life and how they came to be in Nelson. They love to show you their art collection and to share their passion for the Marlborough region. They have created a modern,... More 

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