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Upper South Island and the West Coast Hotels

Te Puna Wai Lodge

  • 24 Richardson St., Britannia Heights Map It
  • Local Flavor

Pros

  • Walking distance to three excellent waterfront restaurants
  • Complimentary spirits

Cons

  • Short steep driveway with flat park at the top
  • Steep staircase to the Fifeshire Suite makes it unsuitable for those with limited mobility

Updated 02/18/2014

Fodor's Review

The views from this 1857 three-story Victorian villa are stunning, and there are luxurious marble bathrooms in all rooms. The Fifeshire Suite, on the top floor might have the best views in Nelson, looking out over Tasman Bay, Haulashore Island, and the harbor. Downstairs the lounge and Haulashore Apartment have similar but less extensive views and their own garden and veranda entries. Haulashore also has a full, nicely designed kitchen. Tucked in at the back of the house

downstairs is the Wakatu Room, with French doors opening to a tiny garden path. Congenial hosts Richard and James know all the good spots to eat and visit in Nelson, have an extensive collection of art and art books, and are fluent speakers in German, Spanish, Portuguese, French, and Danish.

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Hotel Information

Address:

24 Richardson St., Britannia Heights, Nelson, 7010, New Zealand

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Phone:

03-548–7621

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 2 suites, 1 apartment
  • Breakfast

Updated 02/18/2014

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