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The Wheelhouse Inn and Captain's Quarters

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Coolum Beach, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

This time we brought friends with us to experience the fantastic views and amenities of Wheelhouse Inn. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed our week long stay, the outstanding stand-alone accommodation and excellent comfort. Ralph and Sally are wonderful hosts (not forgetting Floyd the lab). Kim managed our bookings smoothly as always.

Thank Val H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Didn't really know how to check in, but once we arrived at the place we saw a note on the door for us with the keys in the door. It has a very steep winding driveway to the actual building so be prepared for that. For the price, you really can't beat this place. Great views, quiet, comfortable, and the...

Thank Derek Z
Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 28 October 2016

This feels like a little hidden gem - Tucked away at the end of a quiet street this gorgeous guest house has the most spectacular views! There are pretty gardens and the accommodation is clean and comfortable. We stayed in the Chart House Main Deck with our two small children, who slept on the fold-out-lounge. The bathroom and kitchen felt...

Thank Leni-Lila
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Felt like home! Comfortable, tidy accommodation with magnificent views. Had all required amenities. Breathtaking view to wake up to. Easy location, short trip to airport and Nelson city. Will definitely recommend to friends who are visiting Nelson.

Thank Brit W
New York City, New York
Reviewed 19 October 2016

3 night stay recently at the self contained 1-BR main deck apartment. Amazing views of the water from every room and the nice deck. The apartment was very comfortable and had everything I needed and more. Relaxing and peaceful and close to anything you need - restaurants, supermarket, waterfront.

Thank TLMbucketlist
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Spectacular views. We stayed in the chart house upper deck. Nice and spacious. Has everything you need. Good free wifi. Nice and clean and very comfortable. Nice friendly owners. Highly recommend and would stay here again

Thank Michael M
Mirfield, West Yorkshire
Reviewed 3 October 2016

I can't add to previous reviews, well the ones I believe anyway. If I could give the Wheelhouse six I would. We stayed in the Captains Quarters for five nights and found everything spot on, real attention to detail i.e. provisions for washing up and supplies for use with the washing machine, little things but often not there. Ample, tea,...

Thank James B
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...

Thank 5hampshirehogs
Reviewed 22 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...

Thank MLL386
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.

Thank gedwards45

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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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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: £92 - £136 (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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“The master bedroom has the best view. The 2 beds downstairs don't overlook the water.”
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 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
“Each unit has a different number of bedrooms, choose accordingly, they all have fabulous views.”
 of 5 bubbles CindyVBC, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Any of the apartments have spectacular views”
 of 5 bubbles LesleyW703, 4 May 2016 | Read review
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