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San Diego, California
Reviewed 2 April 2016

You have to stay here! And you have to stay for at least three days! Let's start with Kay and Joe--your hosts: they are fun, welcoming, knowledgeable, and creative, and obviously adore each other. Just being around them makes you feel good. Then there is the place--both your room, and the rest of the house, and the two acres of...

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Kay W, General Manager at A Culinary Experience Luxury B and B, responded to this review

It is guests like you that reinforce our love of having a Bed and Breakfast. Thank you so much for an awesome review. Kay and Joe

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 11 March 2016

Joe and Kay have achieved what many strive for, the perfect B&B experience. Every detail you can imagine is covered. Comfort, luxurious, spotless, quiet, roomy, private, all mod cons, views etc etc. It is truely 5 star on a global scale in every detail. They provide a welcoming relaxed and very friendly atmosphere that combines their local knowlege and passion...

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Reviewed 8 March 2016

The moment we were greeted by hosts Joe and Kay it felt like we were visiting old friends. They have a beautiful house and garden with stunning ocean views. We stayed in one of the two guest rooms on the first floor and it was absolutely wonderful, especially the private porch looking out over the Tasman Bay. We dined with...

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your stay with us. We love what we do!

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 February 2016

The room was impeccable, with nice linen, own balcony, and access to the jacuzzi. The hosts were well-travelled, interesting, kindly and accomplished folks with a rip-roaring sense of humour. A highlight was the cooking class, featuring practical tips for preparing a gorgeous meal in a normal home kitchen. Every meal we shared with Joe and Kay was delicious and presented...

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay with us. We really enjoy the opportunity to do a cooking class with our guests as we like to encourage home entertaining with do-ahead tips for preparing a gourmet meal. Joe is a professional masseur and encourages guests to take advantage of his great massages. We are so...

Hillsboro, Oregon
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Joe and Kay made us feel like family. Everything was comfortable, top notch and first rate. They offered great tips for daily excursions, dining and local places to see. Our cooking class was awesome and exactly what I had hoped for.

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Mobile, Alabama
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were in New Zealand visiting a Kiwi friend in Christchurch. It was unusually cold and overcast for Summer there, so after a week we were craving some sun and beach. I originally booked us for one night, because we planned to spend the rest in the nearby Abel Tasman park, but as soon as we saw...

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San Clemente, California
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Joe and Kay have a beautiful house and provide wonderful meals. The drive up the hill to get the stunning views is quite steep however so if you're driving make sure you have GPS and an automatic transmission.

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 10 January 2016

My husband and I stayed one night and wish we had of stayed longer. The hosts were lovely, breakfast was absolutely delicious, bed was fabulous, had the best night sleep after a relaxing time in the outdoor spa. Thoroughly reccommend staying here!

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Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights at the Culinary experience in Dec 2015 and we had an amazing time. Kay and Joe are great hosts and provide a unique experience in Nelson. - food to die for, Kay cooks amazing meals - outstanding location, the view from the room is the very best one can get. A sit out area in...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 6 December 2015

This gorgeous home along with the hosts is nothing short of beautiful and amazing. Kay and Joe are fabulous, their home is beautiful, complete with outdoor spa and sauna, we also had our own private lounge with large screen TV, dvd's etc. Breakfasts were to die for, amazing views - highly recommend and would go back in a flash! Thanks...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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: €308 - €326 (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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“Incredible ocean views!”
argos41484, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Please note there are two small dogs who customarily access the whole property.”
deliciousidli, 28 Feb 2016 | Read review
“The rooms have fabulous views over the bay of Nelson. ”
richardfX9591GZ, 22 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Both Rooms are superb so there are no concerns”
thewelcometraveler, 18 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Choose the room with the En-suite bathroom that has a view of Nelson and a spa-tub!”
Shikha23, 23 Jun 2014 | Read review
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