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The Waters

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
The Waters is part of the 10 ha Erinaceus Estate with over 400 m beachfront and it's award winning olive oil from the own olive orchard and vineyard.The Waters is a luxurious boutique bed & breakfast dramatically set above the turquoise Tasman Bay, in the heart of the Nelson Wine region, New Zealand. Three private, beautifully appointed accommodation suites offer spectacular unspoilt panoramic views over the Tasman bay to the east (Nelson) D'Urville Island,Abel Tasman N.P. and snow-capped Mount Arthur to the west. Our guests can enjoy our luxurious retreat while having superb access to some of the most beautiful landscapes in New Zealand with it's vineyards and artists abound. We offer relaxation, comfort and all the amenities you could want in a sumptuous environment. With a flexible range of services on offer to cater for your every need we strive to make your stay with us an unforgettable experience
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Golf course
Laundry Service
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair access
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Refrigerator in room
Accessible rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Huge thanks to Claire who looked after us with professionalism and friendliness combined - she made us feel at home and was able to help when we had questions on recommendations/activities in the surrounding areas - Claire, it was a pleasure to meet you; very best wishes and
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Response from Claire G, Manager at The Waters
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hello and thank you so much for taking the time to post such a lovely review. As I have mentioned before it is a pleasure to share our home and this location with guests for the time that they are with us. Very glad I was able to give good recommendations on activities within the area. Best wishes to you too and safe travels throughout New Zealand and for the return journey home. Best regards Claire
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We couldn't have discovered a better B&B. Amazing hospitality and attention from Claire who attended to all our needs and gave terrific advice on visiting Abel Tasman and other unique spots in the area. The property is so private and views front and back are lovely. We also
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Response from barbaraebner, Owner at The Waters
Responded Feb 8, 2019
Thank you for taking the time for trip advisor! we are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and good advice was given!
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We had the most fantastic stay at 'The Waters'. Part of the charm was the lovely location. However, it was the golden touch of our hostess Claire which made 'The Waters' First Class with Five Stars. Every time had a question, she was always there with excellent service and
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Response from Claire G, Manager at The Waters
Responded 4 weeks ago
Hello and thank you so much for such a lovely review. It was lovely to share this wonderful location with you in the time that you were here. It was a pleasure to look after you.
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easy check-in as the doors were unlocked and ready for us with a note on the door. felt like home. large rooms. beautiful private beach. spent many hours searching for shells on the beautiful property. close to abel tasman national park. great hospitality. continental
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Response from Claire G, Manager at The Waters
Responded Jan 26, 2019
Hello and thank you for taking the time to review The Waters. I am pleased it felt like home to you in the time that you stayed with us. Regards Claire
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Staying at The Waters was absolutely the most fabulous stay we had in NZ!!! We were immediately greeted by wonderful Claire as we drove into the driveway. She was so welcoming and warm and friendly. Claire showed us our rooms which were immaculate!! With a stunning view of
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Response from Claire G, Manager at The Waters
Responded Jan 26, 2019
Hello and thank you for such a wonderful review. It was an absolute pleasure having you to stay and so glad that you enjoyed this area. For some a visit to New Zealand is a once in a lifetime event and to be able to share this place and I guess our family to, not forgetting Zeta the dog, with visitors is a rewarding experience for all. I wish you all the best and hope that your travels around New Zealand were just as pleasurable as here at The Waters. Regards Claire
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"All rooms look great!"
"Only 3 rooms, doesn’t matter!"
"There are only three and each are as good as the other"
"Three units but would suggest on being at either end."
"End unit for privacy."
$188 - $297 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandNelson-Tasman RegionMotueka
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