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Reviewed 24 October 2017

On arrival received an upgrade to a very spacious tastefully furnished studio with a very comfortable king size bed. The garden was amazing with an interesting water feature and pond containing water lilies. Made very welcome on arrival. Close to Nelson's facilities. Breakfast was healthy,...More

Thank Peter M
Response from Paulina-Joya, Owner at Joya Garden & Villa StudiosResponded 25 October 2017

Thank you for your appreciation of this upgrade, Peter. I tend to do this whenever it's possible. And you just came in during a quiet period :-). There is an upper pond near to the studio you stayed in and a stream that connects to...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017

One of the few occasions where the internet description and real life match! We had the garden villa overlooking a pond with a tumbling waterfall just outside our room. Paulina was a very gracious host and gave us very good advice on what to do...More

Thank Nigel L
Reviewed 24 September 2017

As a backpacker, it was so nice to stay in this B&B. It was a great break from all the chaos that comes as a long term traveler. The food is to die for and Paulina is delightful. It's walking distance to the center of...More

Thank Klaiyr G
Response from Paulina-Joya, Owner at Joya Garden & Villa StudiosResponded 25 September 2017

Thank you for these comments. It has been a pleasure having you here, Klaiyr. I do agree that Joya's location is one of its main assets. Food and quiet seems to come next.:-) I do agree with you that if people have a chance, the...More

Reviewed 9 September 2017

We loved our five day stay in Nelson at the “Joya Garden” studio which was a very cozy private and romantic set-up with a wonderful wood burning fire place – a real “jewel”. We appreciated Paulina’s hospitality, advice and healthy gourmet breakfast which included a...More

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Response from paulina2009, Owner at Joya Garden & Villa StudiosResponded 11 September 2017

Kia Ora and thank you for this review. While you were here we had indeed the sort of weather where it's nice to light a fire at night - just for cosiness - and irrespective of the underfloor heating in the garden studio. You were...More

Reviewed 28 August 2017

This place truly is an oasis with a beautiful waterfall, pond, lots of trees and plants. The rooms were exquisitely decorated - very comfortable, with lots of daytime sunlight. It's located within walking distance of restaurants and hiking trails. The breakfast was extraordinary. We loved...More

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Response from Paulina-Joya, Owner at Joya Garden & Villa StudiosResponded 6 September 2017

Thanks, dear Eva for taking the time to write this review. Much appreciated. Joya's location is indeed one of its bonuses. Truly close to town and still peaceful, something most tourists will appreciate. Hope you enjoyed the remainder of your journey and that you came...More

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Free Parking
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Free Parking
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Multilingual Staff
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US$ 100 - US$ 151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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