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Oviedo, Florida
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32 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Located in a complex of apple orchards and vineyards this elegant B&B is a great location to explore the surrounding country side. The suites are large and in detached units of 2 so privacy and quiet are great. The french doors open onto decks located a few steps from the tidal flats and are set among beautiful plantings

Thank Jesse M
Payson, Arizona
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179 reviews
52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2016

My husband and I stayed here for three nights and it was a welcome respite in the middle of our three-week New Zealand trip. We were greeted by Margaret and Bruce, who own the property, and followed them to our accommodations -- the Te Koi villa. This is a very roomy house with two bedrooms, a full kitchen and beautiful... More 

Thank SophieBlue09
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Our stay in Bronte Lodge had its ups and downs (mostly ups) and we stayed for 6 nights. Our Suite (Stafford Suite) was lovely, the views a delight, lots of daylight and spacious. The bathrooms were a little bit older although spacious (we were told by the manager they are being renovated later this year). The biggest let down for... More 

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JordynneFenwick, Manager at Bronte Country Estate, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. Our Villa bathrooms and bedrooms have now been beautifully renovated. The Stafford villa now has a new mattress. The bed type is called a super king/twin which means the mattress zips together so it can be made up as a super king or twin. Sadly the zipper had broken and we didn't realize.... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 23 April 2016

we are not people who would normally commend places to stay - however delighted to make an exception . we stayed in the lady hamilton villa ( a nice touch as we are the hamiltons !!) accommodation great ( even though the bathroom probably needs a facelift - but frankly that's a small point). margaret and bruce great hosts and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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44 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

This property is one of the best places I've ever stayed. It's somewhat different to the usual spots I enjoy but this was perfect. It's a bed and breakfast on a stunning property surrounded by spectacular views nestled in an orchard. We stayed in one of the suites overlooking the beach. There was champagne, wine and freshly picked fruit waiting... More 

Thank clairesadventure
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2016

We spent 3 nights at the Bronte Country Estate and completely enjoyed our stay. The accommodations were clean and spacious and had a spectacular view of Tasman Bay, from the Windows or from the back deck. We enjoyed several lovely sunrises from the comfort of our own room.). Beautiful floral arrangements with home-grown flowers from the garden were a nice... More 

Thank Karen B
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2016

We came across this charming property when researching our itinerary for our first NZ fly drive (a thank you to Audley Travel). We'd originally intended to stay in Nelson but this proved to offer a more relaxing experience. BCE is about a twenty five minute drive from the centre of Nelson and as you turn off the busy S6 onto... More 

Thank Paul N
Cheshire, England
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12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Firstly a big thanks to Jordynne who greeted us on arrival and looked after us throughout our visit. We stayed in a self contained apartment fronting the bay. In addition to the high quality furnishings and fittings that would be expected there were some notable extra touches that we really appreciated. For example, the sunbeds in the garden, the local... More 

Thank Brian&Jill
Boston, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016

We loved our stay at Bronte. Our rooms (living room, bedroom, large bathroom, separate toilet, small kitchen) were totally private and looked out on a fascinating estuary that was filled in at night and drained by morning. The sunrises and sunsets were especially beautiful, and it was so relaxing. Very close to the little town of Mapua which has some... More 

Thank Lindsay M
JordynneFenwick, Manager at Bronte Country Estate, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind and thoughtful review, we are so happy you loved your stay with us at Bronte. The estuary is fascinating, even though I have worked at Bronte for 6 years now, I still love to see the ever changing tides and all the different types of sea birds that come to feed as the... More 

Brenchley, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Stayed for 4 nights in early February and as this was our 8th visit to Bronte they must be doing something right . The accommodation is always well appointed and maintained and very peaceful whilst the views over the water are superb whether the tide is in or out. Breakfasts are always excellent and over the years we have always... More 

Thank Colin B
JordynneFenwick, Manager at Bronte Country Estate, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are all so glad you come back to Bronte every time your in New Zealand. We look forward to seeing you again soon. All the best, Jordynne More 

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  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bronte Country Estate is exclusive luxury accommodation in a tranquil natural setting. Nestled on the edge of the Waimea Estuary on Nelson’s historic Bronte Peninsula, Bronte is surrounded by its extensive mature gardens, family-run vineyard and apple orchards.As Nelson's premier 5-star waterfront property, Bronte Country Estate is New Zealand owned and operated, with five purpose-built suites and villas set apart from the homestead. Dressing rooms, spa baths and kitchenettes provide the ultimate in luxury and comfort.Guests can enjoy the meandering gardens and parkland, heated swimming pool, tennis court, petanque, mountain bikes, and canoes and the seasonal beauty of the Estate’s 65 acre coastal orchard. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bronte Country Estate

Address: Bronte Road East | off Coastal Highway 60, Mapua 7173, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Mapua
Price Range: €379 - €750 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Bronte Country Estate 5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Any room you can't go wrong”
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“I can only comment on our room, which was the Lady Barkly Suite. Wonderful.”
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“Lady Hamilton villa. Catches the sunrise and evening sunshine”
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“Stafford villa is right on waterfront”
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