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52 Domett Street Turn into the driveway at 51/52 and the parking is to the rear and sign posted., Nelson 7010 New Zealand
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#8 of 52 B&Bs / Inns in Nelson
Located in a quiet garden setting along the Maitai River in downtown Nelson city, this modern' VictorianCottage' B&B offers 1 enchanting room, genuine Kiwi/Canadian hospitality and fabulous gourmet breakfasts.After 21 years in the 'big house' at 51 Domett we downsized to our cottage at 52 Domett Street, but enjoy B&B so much that we are only semi retired. Our home is designed to be environmentally friendly, faces north allowing the guests to enjoy the morning sun through their French doors which opens to their private patio. Canadian Chef, Janet Southwick ensures that breakfasts are always a treat with blueberry baked French toast, specialty omelettes and frittatas.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Bicycles available
Golf course
Books, DVDs, music for children
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Special diet menus
Board games / puzzles
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Sun terrace
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Air conditioning
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
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Grade: 77 out of 100
115Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
38Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
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Pepster56 wrote a review Aug 2019
Winchester, United Kingdom256 contributions121 helpful votes
Only a few rooms, but very clean, tidy and cosy. Our room did not have an ensuit3, but did have a private, sole use bathroom. Excellent hosts provided a very tasty and local breakfast. We did travel in March 2017, but I didn’t realise I hadn’t posted the review!
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Date of stay: September 2018
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Response from BaywickInn, Owner at Baywick Inn
Responded Sep 1, 2019
Thanks for your review, but we have had many changes in the past 2 years. We are now doing B&B from the house we built in the back yard of the historic house 51 Domett. We have just 1 room now that is ensuite and has a wonderful outside private patio, check it out at baywicks.com, Janet
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CJP8383 wrote a review Apr 2019
Hamilton, New Zealand9 contributions1 helpful vote
My fiancé and I stayed at the Baywick Inn recently, and loved the picturesque building, the decadent breakfasts, and the delightful company of our hosts. Our hosts were particularly helpful recommending activities for us to do around Nelson, and were very knowledgeable about the local history.
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Response from BaywickInn, Owner at Baywick Inn
Responded Apr 9, 2019
Thank you for your kind review, Tim and I are glad you enjoyed your stay, Janet
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KazG-UK wrote a review Feb 2019
Manchester, United Kingdom12 contributions
You know you've found somewhere special when you wish you had booked longer! Friendliness of welcome which made us feel like one of the family. Gorgeouse homely guest accommodation and scrummy breakfast. What makes this place stand out are the hosts and their relaxed approach. Lovely to sit and chat over breakfast. Definitely a first class Canadian/Kiwi combination. Can't recommend this B and B highly enough.
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Date of stay: February 2019
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Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Response from BaywickInn, Owner at Baywick Inn
Responded Mar 6, 2019
Thank you for your kind review, Tim and I are so glad you enjoyed your stay.
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Mark P wrote a review Apr 2018
26 contributions8 helpful votes
The B&B has changed a bit since we originally booked in that Tim and Janet have moved from the 'big house' to one they have had built behind. Our room was attached to one side of their new property having its own courtyard and entrance, a small lounge area, very comfortable bedroom and superb shower room. Janet communicated the change to us in advance and generously offered us a bottle of Nelson wine in recompense which we thoroughly enjoyed. As did we the decanters of sherry and port provided for your stay! Janet and Tim are lovely people who are very friendly, helpful and attentive to all of your needs and a pleasure to just sit with and chat to. Breakfasts are wonderful with fresh fruit and Janet's maple toasted muesli together with other goodies and a different cooked option each day which was delicious. On the day that we had to leave early J & T provided a superb spread for us to eat in our lounge before heading out. The location is also great within easy walking distance of Nelson itself and many beautiful walks including one taking you to the official centre of New Zealand. It's also an easy drive to get to the Abel Tasman park and other places along the way. We would highly recommend Tim and Janets' B&B PS mustn't forget a mention for Jazz, Tim and Janets' little dog! Lovely.
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Date of stay: March 2018
Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: There's only one - as far as we know!
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Response from BaywickInn, Owner at Baywick Inn
Responded Apr 3, 2018
Thanks for your kind review. Yes the Baywick Inn has downsized and we are running just one room now, but offer all the same service as before. Our location has only changed in the fact that we are 'behind' the original Victorian house in our "Victorian ' inspired cottage. We have great views down the brook at breakfast and yes if you wish Jazz will join you anytime, or he can easily go to 'his room' if you don't like dogs.
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frequent_traveler200 wrote a review Mar 2018
Arlington, Virginia68 contributions34 helpful votes
Everything about this inn is wonderful, starting with the hosts who were very welcoming and helpful with orienting us, and suggesting activities and restaurants. Breakfasts were delicious! The inn is a short walk from the main shopping/restaurant area and is also close to the Queen's Gardens and the "center of NZ." There was clearly a lot of attention to detail in furnishing the rooms. We stayed in the upstairs or the cottage behind the main inn and it was splendid. Enjoyed the balcony. You can't go wrong here!
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Date of stay: February 2018
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Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Response from BaywickInn, Owner at Baywick Inn
Responded Mar 5, 2018
Thank you for your kind review, hope to see you again, Janet
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New ZealandSouth IslandNelson-Tasman RegionNelson
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Frequently Asked Questions about Baywick Inn
Which popular attractions are close to Baywick Inn?
Nearby attractions include Queen's Gardens (0.4 miles), Centre of New Zealand (0.4 miles), and Nelson Saturday Market (0.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Baywick Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Baywick Inn?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Baywick Inn?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Baywick Inn?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Baywick Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include Paasha, Harry's Hawker House & Bar, and Urban Oyster Bar and Eatery.
Is Baywick Inn located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.6 miles away from the center of Nelson.