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Ambleside Bed & Breakfast

4.0 of 5 237 Annesbrook Drive | Tahunanui, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London
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119 reviews 119 reviews
56 hotel reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If the personal touch is the secret of a successful bed and breakfast, then Robyn and Cornelis are assured of many more happy customers. Comfortable beds and an excellent breakfast help too. The house is a single storey property just off the main road, about ten minutes drive from the central area and five minutes from the airport, with a... More 

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KeesRob, Owner at Ambleside Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind words! Always pleased to be able to help our guests get the most from their stay and to give as much or as little attention as is required. Grateful to know we are still doing our best after 13 years in the B&B business... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Robyn & Kees are very friendly and good hosts. They take personal care of their guests and make your stay feel very warm and comfortable. Their B&B is clean, gardens are great with a nice sitting area, wifi's strong and fast, rooms are spacious enough and breakfast is awesome. This is a great place with great people. Definitely a recommendation!

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KeesRob, Owner at Ambleside Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We do appreciate the positive feedback as we work so hard to ensure our guests feel special and cared for. The outdoor areas next to the ambient stream are so lovely in the sunshine - summer is almost here and we are looking forward to it as much as our lovely guests! More 

Kempten, Deutschland
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46 reviews 46 reviews
40 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I appreciate it very much for staying at this nice home. I will remember the kindness and helpfulness of Robyn and Kees. I would like to recommend this Ambleside Luxury B&B to everybody who loves such a friendly and family atmosphere.

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KeesRob, Owner at Ambleside Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

So pleased to be able to recommend the wonderful things to see and do around our lovely region! Thank you for your kind words... More 

Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The hosts at this B & B Kees and Robin go out of their way to ensure that their guests feel welcome and comfortable. A superbly comfortable bed, excellent breakfasts and guest lounge with range of teas, coffee, books and TV, combined with supremely thoughtful hosts ensure a true NZ welcome. The en-suite bathroom was well stocked, clean but a... More 

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KeesRob, Owner at Ambleside Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, always our pleasure to be as helpful as possible. Two of our ensuite bathrooms are small, but we do have a large and spacious bathroom attached to our Burgundy super king room - but we do appreciate it is sometimes difficult to choose a room from pictures. More 

Paris, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

After a fantastic flight across the Strait from Wellington to Nelson (SoundsAir), touring local wineries ( we favorited Moutere Hills), we spent 1 night at Robin and Kees at Ambleside. They were the perfect hosts! Room, house, garden, guest (Joelle the spy, Simone the pilote), the cat (Chelsea the boss) did meet our expectations and beyond! What a great way... More 

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KeesRob, Owner at Ambleside Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

A huge thank you for the very kind words and wonderful review from these lovely guests! Although have to say our other guest though no spy in terms of any government agency, was able to recommend them the beautiful Abel Tasman Park after she spent a day hiking there! She had "spied" out the most beautiful spots!! We do have... More 

Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This is not accommodation, this is an experience to be had, to be savoured. We arrived late and tired from our 5-day Heaphy "tramp". We had meant to be flown out of that remote area but, because of heavy rain on the west coast, we managed to catch the last bus out of Westport to Nelson. Meantime, our pilot kindly... More 

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KeesRob, Owner at Ambleside Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

WOW - What can we say! We are so humbled and privileged to be able to offer kiwi hospitality to guests such as these... always happy to do our absolute best and always pleased to offer suggestions to help our wonderful guests get the most from their stay in our beautiful region and sample all it has to offer. From... More 

Asia
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152 reviews 152 reviews
51 hotel reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We stayed at Ambleside for two nights and Kees and Robin were absolutely incredible hosts. We were in Nelson looking for property and they were very helpful with tips and ideas. Breakfasts were very tasty and healthy (gluten free). The property is well-located, quiet, and of a very high quality - and spotlessly clean We'd definitely recommend Ambleside!

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KeesRob, Owner at Ambleside Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

This young couple were such a delight to have stay with us! Thank you for the very complimentary comments! We have been in this business for 13 years now - coming up our 14th season and it so good to hear that our property and service is still presenting a top quality product for our guests. We are deeply humbled... More 

Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We stayed at Ambleside B&B about the 16th and 17th of July and I am sorry it has taken me so long to write a review. I have been thinking about it though, but after reading other reviews of Ambleside I don't think I can sum this B&B up better than any of these reviews. It really is a perfect... More 

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KeesRob, Owner at Ambleside Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a wonderful review Leanne! Your comments are indeed humbling - perfect, I don't think so, but we do do our best to ensure our guests are made to feel at home and very welcome and we are always pleased to be able to help our guests get the most from their stay in our... More 

Wahgunyah, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

Robyn & Kees are the wonderful hosts at Ambleside. They were most welcoming and the accommodation is first class. The room was beautifully presented with a very comfortable bed with plenty of blankets and comfortable pillows. Lovely toiletries are provided in the ensuite bathroom. A beautiful breakfast was provided by Kees who couldn't be more helpful. Both Robyn and Kees... More 

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KeesRob, Owner at Ambleside Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you to this lovely couple who stayed with us recently!! Always our pleasure and privilege to be helpful, kind and offer good service to our lovely guests such as these. Many thanks again. More 

Vancouver, Washington
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The Ambleside in Nelson, NZ is one of our best B&B stays ever! The facilities were immaculate, the full breakfasts were gourmet, and hosts Kees and Robin were simply fantastic. If the world were filled with people like Kees & Robin, we'd have no issues or controversies. They are wonderful, warm caring people who go out of their way to... More 

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KeesRob, Owner at Ambleside Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

WOW what can we say?! If all our guests were as lovely as this dear man we would never want to give up doing B&B! We had to place these guests in a different room from the one booked, as the renovation was not completed in time for their stay. But not a whisper of a complaint and only graciousness... More 

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Address: 237 Annesbrook Drive | Tahunanui, Nelson 7011, 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 — Ambleside Bed & Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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