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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
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Hot Tub
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Bar/Lounge
Wheelchair Access
Meeting Rooms
Reviews (68)
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Reviewed 15 June 2012

Arrived here at night with a group and were delighted to find a historic fireplace and great dinner waiting for us. Thanks Nigel for looking after us. Loved the history and the feel of this place, about an hour south of Nelson which is also...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2012

This was so much fun. We surprised a group of friends going to the Marlborough wine region by pre-arranging a surprise diversion for a night at Tophouse B and B, which is a magnificent, historic homestead with big mud brick fireplace and a quaint tiny...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2012

We can't comment on the dinners or accommodation (the rooms looked clean and olde-world but comfortable), but we did enjoy a lunch and two morning teas on three separate visits, and a couple of beers in the ultra-small bar (beers on tap, serve yourself). Sitting...More

Thank Judy F
Reviewed 4 May 2012

This little pub in the mountains outside St Arnaud is unique. An open fire, beautiful view sand lovely home cooked food. The smallest bar in NZ and you get the keys when you stay and buy on an honour system, totally unheard of in this...More

Thank Kelly D
Reviewed 8 December 2011

Not everyone will like Tophouse - accommodation is slightly cramped and bathrooms are shared. But these are more than compensated for by the sheer historic interest of the house and the exceptional hospitality of our host. Our general experience of NZ involved a lot of...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
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Airport Transportation
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Number of rooms
9
Price range
US$ 86 - US$ 96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Saint Arnaud
Number of rooms
9
Price range
US$ 86 - US$ 96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Saint Arnaud
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Dining (5)
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"Ask for one of the bigger rooms if you can."
catphoto
12 Feb 2018
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"warm comfortable ,country feel great views homely welcoming"
kcmitchel
30 Apr 2017
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"Take one or four"
erikdefotograaf
19 Feb 2017
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"May be more room in rooms not in main building."
RosalindM148
21 Jan 2017
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