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Scotland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A warm welcome from hosts Nikki and Brent. Their B&B is situated a short walk from the township of Picton. It is warm and homely. The twin room we were allocated was well furnished, including a refrigerator, tea/coffee making facilities, TV/ DVD player, which were available to loan. The spacious bathroom was well appointed with a sunken bath and walk-in...

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BrentfromPicton, Owner at Sounds Vista Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our B&B. This is our first season with the Twin room and value your input about the lack of sockets. We will attend to this concern. We hope the rest of your time in NZ was an enjoyable one. Thanks again for staying with us. Regards to you both.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner & I stayed here for two wonderful nights having come off the ferry from the North Island of NZ. We were greeted by Nikki a lovely & welcoming lady. We had a huge big room with lovely big bathroom & walk in robe. The bed was the best I had slept in since arriving in NZ. Breakfast was...

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BrentfromPicton, Owner at Sounds Vista Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our B&B. Glad you enjoyed our comfortable bed. It's nice to have a decent night sleep and a hot shower. We enjoyed chatting with you both at breakfast. Hope the rest of your stay was pleasurable and that we see you again in the future. Take care.

Hamilton, Canada
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Unfortunately we only spent one night here (arriving late and having to leave early to catch the ferry the next morning). We had the large room downstairs -- it had a queen size bed, single bed and pull-out sofa. Beautiful room with large screen TV, fridge, coffee, tea etc. Small but nice bathroom was upstairs. Big terrace at front of...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 19 March 2016

The Sounds Vista B&B ist truely one of the best B&B we ever experienced on our trip. The B&B is located at the outskirt of the city core and up the hill, which makes the place very silent. From time to time there is a train running down to the wharf behind the house - but it is gone fast....

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Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

After driving 6 hours from Franz Josef, we were pleased to arrive at Sounds Vista to find two very well appointed, spacious rooms waiting for us. Nikki and Brent were extremely welcoming and made us feel right at home. The rooms were large, each with ensuite bath. Everything we could have needed was provided and the breakfast was delicious. We...

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Marlow
Reviewed 12 February 2016

We only spent one night here but absolutely loved it! The views from the terrace are lovely and I have never seen such a clean room and bathroom. The amenities were excellent and the people running it bend over backwards to help. They even provided us with breakfast at 6.30 before our early ferry. I would definitely have liked to...

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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Sounds Vista B&B was a delight! Nikki and Brent are wonderful hosts who really make you feel at home immediately. We stayed in room #1. It was spacious, equipped with a small fridge and coffee/tea facilities, and iron and ironing board - very comfortable bed and bedding, too. The large bath with walk-in shower has towel warmers, a heated floor...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 February 2016

We stayed one night after coming off the ferry. The rooms were beautifully decorated and had everything we needed. Beautiful bathroom. Lovely continental breakfast. Friendly hosts. Is up a steep hill therefore nice views from the front veranda.

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Oakland, California
Reviewed 26 January 2016

My husband and I stayed at Sounds Vista B&B for one night on our way back to Wellington. The place was just what we needed to relax and re-charge before heading back on the road again. Brent and Nikki made us feel like we were staying with old friends, they were very accommodating and friendly. We really enjoyed chatting with...

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Rome
Reviewed 3 December 2015

I stayed in the double en-suite. Nice size of room, big storage cupboard along with bathroom and comfy bed. When I e-mailed about check in times, I got the offer of a lift from the ferry port, which I accepted. When I got there, and when passing, Nikki and Brent invited me to sit with them to chat about my...

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BrentfromPicton, Manager at Sounds Vista Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We enjoyed getting to know you. Such an inspirational young man. Wish you well for your future. kind regards Nikki & Brent P.S trying to walk more

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
SOUNDS VISTA B&B has 2 well appointed luxury bedrooms - both with Queen size beds & spacious en suite bathrooms with amazing heated tile floor - feeling is believing - both with wonderful sea views. Also available a downstairs family room that sleeps 4 comfortable - 1 double bed & 1 king single bed & a sofa bed.This room has a detached bathroom upstairs. So not ideal if getting up and down stairs is a problem. All rooms with free Wi-Fi. SOUNDS VISTA B&B is located in a private setting & only 15 minute walk or 3 minute drive into the centre of Picton township where you will find a variety of shops, cafes & restaurants as well as the waterfront, where the many boats that cruise the Marlborough Sounds depart from. We can book your wine tour from our B&B, or go mountain biking on the Queen Charlotte track. SOUNDS VISTA B&B has stunning views of the harbour where you can watch the ferries go in and out while soaking up the view from our deck. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sounds Vista Bed & Breakfast

Address: 58 Dorset Street, Picton 7220, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Picton
Price Range: €109 - €120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sounds Vista Bed & Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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“Great view from front terrace.”
 of 5 bubbles jacklin1, 1 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The upper rooms do provide a great view above the city.”
 of 5 bubbles JanA956, 19 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 1 and 2 are similar, but #1 has the large closet. Both have views. Family room is downstairs and its bathroom is on the main floor.”
 of 5 bubbles MarionIlene, 10 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Wi-fi was a littlebit hard to connect,but when you climb few steps higher on stairs it worked well.”
 of 5 bubbles Timo-Jussi, 3 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Front rooms best views. See pictures”
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 of 5 bubbles kayakbuoy, 13 Jan 2015 | Read review
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