The hotel is one of New Zealand's largest and most spectacular early Victorian homes. The property features views over Nelson City to the sea, a fully-renovated Grand Ballroom where gourmet homemade breakfast is served and the 4-storey original octagonal Rapunzel Tower. It offers guests a choice of 4 separate large suites and 2 standard double rooms. Free wireless Internet access and extensive off-street parking are also available. Guests of this historical hotel are welcomed in the lobby. A TV lounge, conference facilities and bicycle hire are also available.
The hotel is situated within a 5- to 10-minute walk of Nelson City's attractive Downtown area. Restaurants, bars, parks, gardens and rivers are all within a 10-minute walk. Rainbow Skifield is about 65 km away. There is a bus station about 1.2 km away and the beach is about 1.5 km away. Marlborough Vineyards are some 90 km from the establishment and another area attraction, Abel Tasman National Park, is about 60 km away.
Guests staying here can look forward to Victorian-style furnishings and wallpaper, a claw foot tub with separate shower and a balcony with a garden view. The hotel includes modern in-room amenities, including Internet access, DVDs and TVs. All are en suite with a hairdryer. Further standard in-room amenities include a radio, hifi, fridge, tea and coffee making facilities, an ironing set and individually regulated heating.
The nearby beach is sandy.
MasterCard and VISA are accepted at this hotel.
Satellite cable TV
HiFi stereo system
Iron and board