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The Wheelhouse Inn and Captain's Quarters

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Hampshire England
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We absolutely loved this spot and would love to go back some time, An individual one bedroom mini house in grounds with other similar dwellings- own private balcony, kitchen/living room, bedroom, bathroom on 3 floors, Complete privacy with stupendous views over the sea. Kitchen kitted out with starter tea, coffee and simple cooking equipment and generous crockery etc, Bathroom similarly...

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Reviewed 21 September 2016

We stayed in Chart House Upper Deck. The view was unsurpassed but unfortunately the weather for our 2 day stay was overcast and raining. However the accommodation made up for the bad weather and the owner came to see us and was very helpful with suggested activities. There was also a compendium of useful information about the area and eating...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Booked this on the spec and was not disappointed. The view from the Lookout is to die for. A friendly host and the rooms are cosy. Will be back. The rooms are warm and quaint. It is well located and s good spot to launch from.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Had a fantastic time at The Wheelhouse Inn with our family during August 2016. Stunning views, second to none. Friendly welcome from Ralph and all amenities you would ever need, home from home!. If we return to Nelson NZ we'll be sure to stay at The Wheelhouse Inn again, many thanks.

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Thank Owen B
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 September 2016

after a 7 hour drive up to Nelson, we arrived to find only one double bed when we asked for a second one and was said it would be put in free of charge which was not done. we believe the bed sheets were not cleaned prior to our arrival as there was still long black hairs from previous people...

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KimB4137, Manager at The Wheelhouse Inn and Captain's Quarters, responded to this review

We are very sorry that you did not enjoy your stay with us. We understand that the bbq breaking down part way through your cooking was a real inconvenience. Our accommodations all have full kitchens with an oven and cooktop. When asked if you would like a replacement bbq or would it be easier to just cook in the oven...

Reviewed 10 September 2016

If you go to Nelson you must stay here its just beautiful! the owner was so lovely we had our baby and he brought us up a high chair and could not have been more helpful! it was a very reasonable price the view was breath taking the bed was sooooo comfy. it was VERY clean we wanted to stay...

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Bathurst, Australia
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We had two wonderful nights at The Charthouse- Main Deck and wished we were staying longer. The owners have thought of everything you could need. The apartment has an absolutely stunning view that can be gazed at for many hours. Breakfast in the sun, on the deck, was a wonderful way to start the day. The amenities are very comfortable...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the Charthouse Main Deck, seen in many of the photos loaded by other travellers. I could have just stayed looking at the view all day. Even on a rainy August day, we sat in the warm living room and watched the sky change colours and the activity in the bay. Nelson is a very chilled town with...

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Thank Lisa O
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 8 July 2016

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...

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Kersbrook, Australia
Reviewed 23 June 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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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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
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: $147 - $240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Wheelhouse Inn and Captain's Quarters 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Great for a family or couple get away”
 of 5 bubbles 648AliS, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Get the Crow's Nest - absolutely worth the views and the privacy!”
  • The private deck
  • Our lunch on the deck
 of 5 bubbles 546danielk, 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The master bedroom has the best view. The 2 beds downstairs don't overlook the water.”
  • View from the upstairs master bedroom
 of 5 bubbles 441derekz, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have the best views in Nelson”
 of 5 bubbles Leni-Lila, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I think that all the units will have the super sea views we enjoyed.”
 of 5 bubbles yettonbatty, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
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