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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

We spent our wedding anniversary weekend in nelson here. The owners are so nice and helpful. Place is spotless and lovely if you like colonial English style. The only downsides were no fridge in the room and no cooked breakfast option. But all in all, very pleasant.

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

Thanks for taking the time to review Sussex House. It was nice to have you celebrate your wedding anniversary in Nelson...

Mouans-Sartoux, France
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Heather is a very welcoming host, she prepared the most delicious breakfast, the fruit salad in particular. There is pleasant café too. The B&B is close to all restaurants yet very quiet and peaceful next to the river.

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

Thank you for taking the time to add a review for Sussex House. We are certainly lucky to live in Nelson and have access to all the local fresh fruit and berries...So happy you enjoyed it.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

... on the way to the Center of New Zealand: Charming atmosphere in- and outside. They offer coffee and sweets (we've savoured two slices of a lemon cake) to guests just from the road till 3 o'clock in the afternoon.

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

Thank you for your review. We also serve lunch and we are open from 9.30am to 3pm Tuesday to Saturday.

wanaka New Zealand
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Lovely house and very comfortable. Walking distance to town. Breakfast was served in the lovely front dining room where they do morning teas and lunches. Very close to the bontanic gardens and a lovely place to spend time.

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

Thank you for taking the time to complete a review. So glad you enjoyed staying here. Its a beautiful old house with lots of atmosphere....

Auckland
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We had a great stay at Sussex House. The rooms were immaculate and very comfy. Breakfast was great with fresh fruit from the market. Heather provided great advice of what to do in the area with our family and went out of her way to help us. Highly recommend staying here.

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

Thanks for your review. Its easy to recommend places to go in Nelson as there is so much to see and do... So pleased you enjoyed your stay with us.

Auckland
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We stayed before and after our visit to Abel Tasman. Heather is amazing! Very helpful and accomodating and the breakfast was delicious! The was very spacious with its own little out door seating area which looks over the river. Very close to all the shops and a supermarket just five minutes walk. Would definitely stay again!

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

Thank you for your comments. It was nice to have you as guests and we look forward to your next visit.....

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We loved our stay here. Our hosts Heather and Rob were warm and welcoming and the rooms comfortable with great linen and beds. Breakfasts delicious, and we particularly appreciated the BBQ on our last night there and the care and thoughtfulness that went into it. We definitely recommend Sussex House!

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

Thank you for taking the time to review Sussex House. We loved having you to stay and it was a pleasure host you all.

Reviewed 1 January 2017

It was definitely our favorite stop on our tour! A perfect way to finish our journey 😊 Heather was amazing, she really made us feel like home, her service was remarkably outstanding! The hotel is clean and the rooms are beautiful. We couldn't say enough for all the good experiences we had at our stay.💟

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Reviewed 27 December 2016

The Sussex House, a stately character home built in the 1880s, is an incredibly elegant B&B located next to the Waimea River in Nelson. Heather, the delightful owner, has an amazing collection of European furniture throughout this grand home. The well-tended gardens are another stunning feature. Recently, The Sussex House added a restaurant that serves scrumptious cakes, scones and other...

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

Thanks for your review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your visit to the new café.

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 24 December 2016

The location is excellent--all the important sights in Nelson are within walking distance, including the restaurants. But the hostess isn't exactly the friendliest, and seems to have a bit of an attitude. She also "didn't know" about the water taxis in Abel Tasman and tried to steer us towards going on an organized trip to the park--good thing we didn't...

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  • Breakfast included
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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: RM556 - RM639 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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