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Reviewed 28 April 2012 via mobile

Very nice place at the top of the hill, over looking the Tasman sea. Very nicely done, a lot of attention to details. Kay and Joe make an exceptional effort to ensure your stay is the most enjoyable. Great breakfast, good tips and recommendations about the region, and pre dinner drinks and snacks. Thank you for your hospitality. David and... More 

Thank Dveldor
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Reviewed 23 April 2012

We stayed at the "sister" inner city appartment on Wakefield quay It was fantastic Best if you have a car as secure parking close to best fish x chips in Nelson Cafes a short walk Sea views, afternoon sun Security access to your floor x appartment Comfortable beds x 3 2 bathrooms Sky tv & DVD All cooking utensils and... More 

Thank ozzydi
Kyneton, Australia
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Reviewed 11 April 2012

We happily return again and again to this B&B. Kay & Joe go above and beyond to make you welcome and breakfast and dinner are always among the most memorable of a visit to Nelson. The rooms are spacious, scrupulously clean and furnished with every possible necessity. The views are wonderful, the gardens, chickens, alpacas are welcome when you are... More 

Thank Bear011
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed 26 March 2012

We were looking for a luxury 2 bedroom motel/apartment...........in Nelson and found this on the internet. This is more a of B&B apartment (just with out the host) and was not what we expected. I would not say this is a luxury by any std's (especially the price)..............just normal 2 bedroom apartment with with some nice homely touches. The cleanliness... More 

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SaucySister, Owner at A Culinary Experience Luxury B and B, responded to this review

This person was not a guest at A Culinary Experience Luxury Bed and Breakfast. We have a lower cost option which is our waterfront apartment in the city and that is where this person stayed. Our bed and breakfast is 4 km out of town on a hillside overlooking the Tasman Bay. At the B and B we prepare gourmet... More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Reviewed 21 February 2012

A Culinary Experience is a perfect location for exploring the Nelson area, the wineries of Marlborough, as well as convenient base for visiting Abel Tasman NP & much more. This beautiful new home built at the top of the hill by Kay & Joe, surrounded by gardens (and even a couple alpacas), has every possible amenity you can ask for... More 

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Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 17 February 2012

I can't say what's best of this place...maybe the setting (up to the hill, facing Nelson's harbour and admiring Abel Tasman NP), maybe the beautiful house, maybe the two lovely runners, maybe the food...certainly all these things together! We had a fabulous night, no better way to end our trip to the South Island. Breakfast was amazing and it's fantastic... More 

Thank Claudia R
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Reviewed 4 February 2012

My wife and I and our friends spent 3 nights at this wonderful B & B. Kay & Joe our hosts were delightful. The home was clean and neat. Fabulous views. Breakfast was delicious each day. We even had a dinner party for our last night with other guests and friends . It was a a great experience. I would... More 

Thank Larry L
Aichhalden, Germany
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Reviewed 3 February 2012

My wife, my daughter (3 years) and me were at this place in January 2012. Wanted to stay 2 nights. Stayed finally 4 nights. Lovely hosts Kay and Joe. Great breakfast. Everything is very clean. Great location. We will defintely come back. This place is highly recommended to stay. Absolutely worth the money. Hardy, Jeannine, Jenna from the Black Forest... More 

Thank Hardy K
Raleigh, North Carolina
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Reviewed 7 January 2012

Our 4-day stay at Nelson is unforgettable, despite the heavy rain, the clouds, and the single one sunny day because we stayed at Kay & Joe's beautiful B&B! This was our very first B&B experience, but we've stayed at tons of hotels, mostly the 5-star hotels around the world like the Four Seasons and the Park Hyatts and I have... More 

Thank prolificliving
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Reviewed 22 December 2011

We're on our honeymoon and stayed in the Tuscan room and LOVED it. It has a shower with TWO sprayers so that you can shower with your sweetie without anyone being left in the cold! The food was absolutely fantastic and it was nice to get something other than basic breakfast. Our hosts were absolutely lovely people and we especially... More 

Thank Maradenver

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Our purpose-built 5 star luxury B and B, completed in 2011 was designed for the discerning traveller. Book one of our sumptuous king rooms with 2 person shower or double spa bath and private deck or patio. Amazing seaviews from all rooms. Besides our gourmet breakfasts and dinners we offer in house massage, outdoor spa, infrared sauna, and cooking classes. Let us Pamper You! There are extensive gardens, 3 alpacas and a dozen free range chickens in a quiet rural setting, but very close to town (3 km). 3 or more nights recommended. Arrive as guests - leave as treasured friends. ... more   less 

Additional Information about A Culinary Experience Luxury B and B

Address: 15 Seawatch Way | Atawhai, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: RM1,491 - RM1,625 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — A Culinary Experience Luxury B and B 5*
Number of rooms: 2
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