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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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Kempten, Deutschland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
37 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 4 days ago NEW

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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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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131 reviews 131 reviews
46 hotel reviews
110 helpful votes 110 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
3 helpful votes 3 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

Wilmington, Delaware
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

My wife and I stayed here 3 night for our honeymoon and we couldn't have been happier with our choice. Our hosts were fantastic from our arrival to our departure. They helped us get settled, find things in the area, and set up a tour of a national park nearby. The house is very close to the airport and a... More

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

Our honeymoon couples are always wonderful guests and these were no exception. Our grateful thanks to them for the wonderful review. Always happy to be of assistance especially when it comes to helping guests with their local itinerary and making the most of their stay here. It is a beautiful region and here in Nelson where the sun always shines,... More

Canberra, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

My wife and I visited Nelson as part of a driving honeymoon now just over a year ago. I am more than happy to see that Robyn and Kees are still entertaining visitors to Nelson and inviting them to stay with them at their beautiful home. My wife and I recall our stay at Ambleside B&B with great fondness and... More

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

This couple were so delightful! We thank you for such lovely and kind words.. It is a balancing act to give our guests as much space and privacy as they desire but at the same time trying to be friendly and helpful. The way our B&B provides this is having several outdoor areas where guests can relax away from others... 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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