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Auckland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We cannot say enough how fabulous we found Sussex House. Cute and very comfortable bedroom opening up onto a sunny terrace. Great location and we also recommend the cafe for lunch and the Suter Gallery just across the bridge. Thank you Heather.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed my stay at Sussex House and would recommend it to others wanting somewhere central to stay. IT was next to Queens park and the Art Gallery. And a close walk to the main part of the shopping centre.

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SussexHouse, Owner at Sussex House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to add your review. Glad you found the location of Sussex House so handy to all the wonderful attractions Nelson has to offer.

Delta, BC, CANADA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely heritage house, walking distance to downtown, situated close to Queens Park and walking trials to Botanic hill/centre of New Zealand point of interest. Flexible check out time which worked for us as we had a 3pm flight. Only improvement suggestion is to have electric kettle in coffee corner in upstairs hallway full of water or have a jug of...

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SussexHouse, Owner at Sussex House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for your review... There is always bottles of water in the fridge for that very reason :) Sorry you did not realize that during your stay...

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Two nights at Sussex House and we were immediately captivated by a beautifully furnished period home set in a quiet area of Nelson on the Maitai river. Adjacent to Queens Gardens and a short walk to Nelson town. Heather was a wonderful hostess ably assisted by Rob and Mary. We can't wait to visit again. Don and Helen

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really fantastic Bed and Breakfast experience. The house is beautiful and the furniture, pictures, the ambiance of this place is just top notch and all within easy walking distance of the centre of town! Heather is so warm and friendly and nothing is too much bother for her. We were very well looked after. The bedrooms are sumptious and the...

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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went here for lunch on a nice sunny day,dined at a table on the veranda,good service,good food and good prices,every thing was first class,will certainly go there again.The menu has something for everyone,It does look as if it is fairly busy so you may need to give them a ring.

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SussexHouse, Owner at Sussex House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. The Café has only been opened 3 months so its nice to see that our clients are enjoying our food and of course the prices !

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This is a beautiful, spotless historic house, furnished with gorgeous antiques, on the outskirts of central Nelson next to the river. We stayed here before and after a 4-day trip to Abel Tasman. The innkeeper, Heather, and her adult daughter provided impeccable and friendly service to us, letting us use the clothes dryer for free, arranging a dinner reservation and...

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SussexHouse, Owner at Sussex House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to send in a review. It is always appreciated. I am so happy you enjoyed your stay here and that the location suited you. As you note Nelson is a very pretty city and one we are very proud of.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We had a lovely stay in the old world charm of Sussex House.It is beautifully furnished with a variety of room types. Although breakfast is only Continental is has a good variety to choose from. Heather was extremely helpful when asked for advice. Sussex House is in a great location and I would certainly stay there again.

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SussexHouse, Owner at Sussex House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for your review... So happy you enjoyed your stay at Sussex House and had time to see the wonderful sights of Nelson.

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 March 2017

In the last 10 days we have stayed for three nights (1 and 2) at Sussex House. The location is great,on the river but only a 10 minute walk to the centre of Nelson. It is an old house but accepting this,it is a very good place to stay.The rooms are a sensible size with a lot of character and...

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SussexHouse, Owner at Sussex House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to send in your review... SO happy you enjoyed your stay in Nelson and of course Sussex House.. We look forward to your return visit.....

New Smyrna beach
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Sussex House is a lovely accommodation, easy walking to town, restaurants, and galleries and the lovely Queen's Gardens. The charming Victorian house is comfortable and tastefully decorated, breakfast excellent, and best of all Heather is warm, fun, and extremely helpful. It doesn't get any better.

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SussexHouse, Owner at Sussex House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very kind review... Its a real pleasure to have guests to stay who are enjoying their vacation and making the most of the Nelson area. It was a pleasure to have you stay..

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sussex House is a late Victorian town house (1880) five minutes walk from Nelson city centre. The setting is one of peace and tranquility as our property overlooks the Maitai River. Nelson's botanical gardens neighbor our property, and the Suter Art Gallery is less than a 5 minute walk. We are also a mere 1 km walk to the Centre of New Zealand. As of February 2014, Sussex House is under the ownership of Heather D'Arcy. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sussex House Bed and Breakfast

Address: 238 Bridge Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: $165 - $191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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