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Tophouse Historic Guesthouse Cafe & Bar

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68 Tophouse Road Nelson Lakes, Saint Arnaud 7072 New Zealand See on map
Free Parking
Hot Tub
Airport Transportation
Wheelchair Access
Meeting Rooms
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

this has been surprisingly our best experience in south island, the plac is.very tranquil and loads of historical features, the hosts are.very gracious and friendly, super clean facilities and a very nice setting on the hill the host helen also tireless helped US to get...More

Thank ziyiW21
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This is a fairly isolated establishment, tranquil and free from traffic noise. We stayed in one of the cottages. This well equipped. TV was a little small but this is not a place you visit for the TV. WiFi was available in the homestead. The...More

Thank Jim_CathyBlacktown
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Lovely warm welcome , clean and functional facilities , country location, feels like staying on a farm friendly dog, beautiful old coach house quirky and rustic but with warm functional facilities .Great views excellent scenery helpful and friendly hosts .Cottages slightly retro but clean and...More

Thank kcmitchel
Reviewed 12 April 2017

pricing was slightly mis leading- booked a two bedroom cottage which thought was $135 a night- basic cottage with a double bed and two singles- next day we found we had to pay $175 as had kids with us. We felt it was ok to...More

1  Thank Emma H
Reviewed 14 March 2017

What a beautiful setting. 170 year old cobb built guesthouse. The decor was in keeping with the age of the home. The owners were delightful and so friendly. A stunning room with a pretty view of the garden. Had pizza for dinner sitting outside watching...More

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TopHouse Historic Guesthouse offers accommodation, meals and drinks ( in NZ's smallest bar) to travellers and has done so since 1887. TopHouse is located on the edge of the Nelson Lakes National Park and offers More fabulous mountain views from the guesthouse or from your veranda of your chalet. The Guesthouse has a home away from home atmosphere. It is steeped in history so come and experience the atmosphere and feel the warmth. The mountainview chalets are each self- contained and sleep a max. of 4 adults or a family of five. The Nelson Lakes National park is an outdoor persons delight with, boating, fishing, walks & hiking on your doorstep. In the area there is mountain biking, wineries, 4x4 tracks and more. The property is set amongst farmland and is a safe haven for young children. We have the best views to the mountain ranges. Retreat to your deck of your chalet or the garden terrace and watch the bunnies, cows, goats, sheep meander in the fields or read a good book in utter peace. Less
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Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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US$ 86 - US$ 96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Saint Arnaud
Number of rooms
Price range
US$ 86 - US$ 96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Saint Arnaud
Traveller (26)
Room & Suite (6)
Dining (5)
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"Ask for one of the bigger rooms if you can."
12 Feb 2018
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"warm comfortable ,country feel great views homely welcoming"
30 Apr 2017
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"Take one or four"
19 Feb 2017
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"May be more room in rooms not in main building."
21 Jan 2017
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