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Reviewed 6 November 2014

I stayed in the Chart House Upper Deck - 2 bedroom apartment. It is well set out with fantastic views aver the harbour. A true holiday home rather than a hotel/motel. Nice touches included coffee provided in a canister (not little sachets), a well-equipped kitchen and sensor lights on the outside steps. The rattan blinds in the bedrooms mean the...

Thank Chris_NZL
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 7 October 2014

We have a 9mth son and found the Crows Nest ideal... Modern, clean, kitchen, BBQ and plenty of space including a downstairs bedroom for him with the cot they provided. The heaters kept the place warm at night and the afternoon sun certainly warmed the apartment during the day. It's up a steep hill for walking but the reward is...

Thank Travis J
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 30 September 2014

This place definitely lives up to its fine reputation with spectacular views over Nelson Bay. We spent three nights in the Captain’s Quarters and were not disappointed. A few minor things which could be looked at included the shower, which is the only feature that lets it down. A major refurbishment – ie brand new shower with a door (please...

Thank SRMP
Reviewed 15 September 2014

We stayed in the wheelhouse inn just for one night as a birthday get away treat for my partner. The accommodation totally exceeded our expectations. It had character, amazing views from both the living room and the bedroom, was really well equipped for doing your own cooking and the icing on the cake was the deck which we didnt expect...

Thank roobstues
Reviewed 13 July 2014

This is the second time we have stayed at the Chart House, which is a 1 bedroom ground floor unit. This spot has great views to the west over the harbour. Great for drinking wine on the verandah watching the sunset is very nice. Sadly this time the visit was spoiled by 2 small children in the Crows nest unit...

Thank Wayne R
Maroochydore, Australia
Reviewed 8 July 2014

On a month tour of NZ, we were lucky enough to stay here. As a couple, we travelled with our toddler and would highly recommend this accommodation. As the name suggests, the place has a nautical feel. In the evening, we would enjoy a glass of local wine and watch the sunsets across the Tasman bay, spectacular. The property was...

Thank CCH880
Reviewed 23 June 2014

My husband and I recently stayed in this lovely accommodation for 8 nights, in the Crows Nest holiday home. Everything was better than we thought it would be (and we had high expectations for it to start with!) ... sensational views, peaceful location, warm & stylish accommodation, comfortable bed, good quality linen, plenty of crockery etc. I miss it all...

1Thank Cats-r-cute
Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 17 May 2014

We stayed in the Crows Nest and our friends stayed in the Main Deck for two nights and only wish we could have stayed longer. The views over Nelson are amazing. The personnel touches and the very high standards that Ralph, Sally and Kim maintain with the property make staying in these magnificent apartments just heaven. This really is an...

Thank Paul W
Monroe Center, Illinois
Reviewed 8 March 2014

The view from the Wheelhouse Inn cabin is absolutely spectacular. We only stayed one night unfortunately, but didn't leave early for Abel Tasman as planned just becuase we wanted to enjoy the view a while longer. Ralph provided some fantastic tips for our upcoming days activities which we enjoyed as well. Also enjoyed all of the cabin's amentities (laundry, music,...

1Thank Nicole B
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 January 2014

We booked Wheelhouse and Charter House Upper Deck for the New Year period, for our party of 8 including 2 children. It wasn't easy to book Wheelhouse Inn for the most sought after period - we had to do this back in March, after I failed to book for the same period 3 years ago even when I inquired in...

1Thank travelyun

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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
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  • 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: $148 - $242 (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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“Captain's Quarters (the most expensive of the rooms) is worth the extra $”
 of 5 bubbles HolladayTraveler, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“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
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