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    A Culinary Experience Luxury B and B

    15 Seawatch Way | Atawhai, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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    1 - 5 of 88 reviews

    Reviewed 26 February 2017

    We took the dining in option and enjoyed a great meal with our hosts who made us feel like we were olf froends rather thsn psying guests. House has stunning views over Nelson and our room was elegantly furnished and very comfortable.

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    Thank Andre M
    Reviewed 22 February 2017

    My husband and I planned on visiting Nelson for a few days during our two week vacation driving around NZ and discovered this great place online before our trip. Luckily we were able to book it and enjoyed our stay very much. We would highly...More

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    Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

    We spent two nights with Kay and Joe and wished we had had more time. Our room had a private patio which gave us stunning views of Tasman Bay and the surrounding hills. The room was superbly equipped - the best shower, large fluffy towels,...More

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    Response from Kay W, Owner at A Culinary Experience Luxury B and BResponded 17 February 2017

    Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We enjoyed meeting you both and hope you will return to New Zealand soon. Your kind words are really appreciated. We love doing dinner for our gusts as it gives us a chance...More

    Reviewed 31 January 2017

    The hosts were amazing, the view from the room was awesome The room was so tastefully done everything down till the bin in the bathroom was also so fantastic The breakfast was to our demand as we are vegetarians They went out of their way...More

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    Thank rituj2017
    Reviewed 17 January 2017

    Totally agree with the other rave reviews about this place - the views were outstanding and the property itself was intriguing....built on some pretty steep hillside and beautifully planted with everything from fruit trees to flower beds to flowering shrubs, with pathways leading to the...More

    Thank jennifer b
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
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    "Incredible ocean views!"
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