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The Wheelhouse Inn and Captain's Quarters

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in The Look Out at the Wheelhouse Inn and it was everything we hoped for. The views are stunning, morning, noon and night. The property is spotless. We have absolutely everything we needed. there were lots of little touches that made is even more special - Plunger coffee instead of instant - heaven. We had been in a... More 

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Kersbrook, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

I absolutely recommend The Wheelhouse, in particular the "Crows Nest". We only stayed for 1 night, but could have easily based my family of 4 there more than comfortably for a week or so. The facilities are clean, well maintained & the attention to detail is second to none. The views from the "Crows Nest" are breathtaking.

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Thank KersbrookHill
Cambridgeshire
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

This place is absolutely amazing. The views are incredible from the panoramic windows in the living room, from the deck and the large windows in both bedrooms! Fully self contained, you can cook yourself dinner or take the very short drive into town. Or if you prefer the walk or bike it's only around 4k to hardy street. The accommodation... More 

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Dannevirke, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

My daughter and I with my granddaughter stayed in the 'Lookout' for 6 days and thoroughly enjoyed it, we had everything we could need and the views were to die for. Waking up and looking out at amazing views with beautiful sunrises and sunsets. Nice and quiet too. The hosts and crew were very friendly and generous. The best view... More 

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

We stayed in the Main Deck house as this was all that was available. It had a absolutely gorgeous view and was really private. The place was clean and had good cooking facilities, comfy bed and was generally a really nice place. Wish we could have stayed for more than one night!

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Frankston South
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

What a great place to stay. Absolutely stunning view over the water with a self contained apartment with was lavishly stocked with all you could want. Seperate bedroom, bathroom, sitting room and kitchen, it was huge for 2 people. It was a short drive to the restaurants but the view was so wonderful, we decided to eat breakfast on site.... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

This was the best place we stayed in NZ - private, absolutely spectacular view, lovely hosts, all mod cons. You could just stay on that balcony forever ! I recommend the Crows Nest, but am sure all the apartments are first rate. Do yourself a favour - just book this place.

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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

One of the highlights of our 6 week trip to New Zealand. We stayed in the Crows nest (I think) which was fantastic. When I say the views are fabulous, I mean fabulous !! We had 2 nights and just sat watching the yachts racing out of the harbour and seeing the mountains change in the different light across the... More 

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Thank Barry H
Southport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

When we booked the Wheelhouse from the net the views looked nice so we where happy . When we arrived it was totally dark , and after a long day and an interesting drive round the bends from Picton we took to our beds . I arose next morning and wandered into the living room and beheld an amazing sight... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

Stayed for 2 nights in the Captain Quarters and we loved it. Beautiful views from every window and facilities were great. Cost very reasonable too! Easy access to waterfront and supermarkets. We would definitely return again. Thank Ralph and family.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Spectacular sea views, private, quiet bush setting. All day sun. Only minutes to Nelson city and the beach. Fully self-contained, fantastic outdoor area or deck with outdoor furniture and bbq. Spacious lounge/dining areas with TV,DVD,CD,stereo,FREE WIFI, washing machine and dryer and off-street parking. Within 1 1/2 hours to Abel Tasman National Park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Wheelhouse Inn and Captain's Quarters

Address: 41 Whitby Road, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: $115 - $141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Wheelhouse Inn and Captain's Quarters 4.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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