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Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Truly an incredible experience! Honestly, it was the best part of our whole trip. Jay & Kay are by far some of the kindest, warm, and inviting hosts we have ever had the pleasure of staying with. By the 2nd night into our multi-night stay, we felt like we were visiting family. From the moment my husband and I walked...

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Kay W, Owner at A Culinary Experience Luxury B and B, responded to this review

We thank you so much for your lovely review of our 5 star property. We have a rating system in New Zealand that rates accommodation from 1 to 5 stars. We are very proud of our 5 star status, but we are also very happy when we get positive feed back from our guests. Our guests are what make the...

Beaverton, Oregon
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Due to tight availability around Nelson we were only able to stay here one night but will definitely stay longer next time. Don't be fooled by the photo, it was taken some time ago and while the building is not changed the surrounding landscaping and gardens are now beautiful and extensive. In the downhill direction the bay view is outstanding...

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Kay W, Owner at A Culinary Experience Luxury B and B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our Bed and Breakfast. Your feedback is very helpful. This was the first year that we have felt the heat and humidity. Global warming, perhaps??? It s interesting that we have air conditioning in the dining area upstairs and in the guest lounge downstairs and have turned it on twice...

Highland Park, Illinois
Reviewed 2 July 2016

We loved this unique stay with Kay and Joe, our amazing hosts. The place is first rate - and we enjoyed their company along the way. Would absolutely recommend it to those wanting great breakfasts, dinner (if you wish) and a gorgeous view.

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Short Hills, New Jersey
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Wonderful find-from great food to perfect views thIs gem of a b&b simply has it all. If you are traveling to Nelson this is the ideal place to stay. While here take advantage of a cooking class and enjoy a dinner that delights

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Kay W, Owner at A Culinary Experience Luxury B and B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments. We love to do a cooking class with our guests as we get to know them a bit better than if they were just having breakfast with us. We have a list of possible menus that they can choose from on our website, so hopefully there is something for everyone's eating preferences. Dinner...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 2 April 2016

You have to stay here! And you have to stay for at least three days! Let's start with Kay and Joe--your hosts: they are fun, welcoming, knowledgeable, and creative, and obviously adore each other. Just being around them makes you feel good. Then there is the place--both your room, and the rest of the house, and the two acres of...

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Kay W, General Manager at A Culinary Experience Luxury B and B, responded to this review

It is guests like you that reinforce our love of having a Bed and Breakfast. Thank you so much for an awesome review. Kay and Joe

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 11 March 2016

Joe and Kay have achieved what many strive for, the perfect B&B experience. Every detail you can imagine is covered. Comfort, luxurious, spotless, quiet, roomy, private, all mod cons, views etc etc. It is truely 5 star on a global scale in every detail. They provide a welcoming relaxed and very friendly atmosphere that combines their local knowlege and passion...

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Reviewed 9 March 2016

The moment we were greeted by hosts Joe and Kay it felt like we were visiting old friends. They have a beautiful house and garden with stunning ocean views. We stayed in one of the two guest rooms on the first floor and it was absolutely wonderful, especially the private porch looking out over the Tasman Bay. We dined with...

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Kay W, Owner at A Culinary Experience Luxury B and B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your stay with us. We love what we do!

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 February 2016

The room was impeccable, with nice linen, own balcony, and access to the jacuzzi. The hosts were well-travelled, interesting, kindly and accomplished folks with a rip-roaring sense of humour. A highlight was the cooking class, featuring practical tips for preparing a gorgeous meal in a normal home kitchen. Every meal we shared with Joe and Kay was delicious and presented...

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Kay W, Owner at A Culinary Experience Luxury B and B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay with us. We really enjoy the opportunity to do a cooking class with our guests as we like to encourage home entertaining with do-ahead tips for preparing a gourmet meal. Joe is a professional masseur and encourages guests to take advantage of his great massages. We are so...

Hillsboro, Oregon
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Joe and Kay made us feel like family. Everything was comfortable, top notch and first rate. They offered great tips for daily excursions, dining and local places to see. Our cooking class was awesome and exactly what I had hoped for.

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Mobile, Alabama
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were in New Zealand visiting a Kiwi friend in Christchurch. It was unusually cold and overcast for Summer there, so after a week we were craving some sun and beach. I originally booked us for one night, because we planned to spend the rest in the nearby Abel Tasman park, but as soon as we saw...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our purpose-built 5 star luxury B and B, completed in 2011 was designed for the discerning traveller. Book one of our sumptuous king rooms with 2 person shower or double spa bath and private deck or patio. Amazing seaviews from all rooms. Besides our gourmet breakfasts and dinners we offer in house massage, outdoor spa, infrared sauna, and cooking classes. Let us Pamper You! There are extensive gardens, 3 alpacas and a dozen free range chickens in a quiet rural setting, but very close to town (3 km). 3 or more nights recommended. Arrive as guests - leave as treasured friends. ... more   less 

Additional Information about A Culinary Experience Luxury B and B

Address: 15 Seawatch Way | Atawhai, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: ₹ 22,733 - ₹ 24,775 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — A Culinary Experience Luxury B and B 5*
Number of rooms: 2
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“Incredible ocean views!”
 of 5 bubbles argos41484, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Please note there are two small dogs who customarily access the whole property.”
 of 5 bubbles deliciousidli, 28 Feb 2016 | Read review
“The rooms have fabulous views over the bay of Nelson. ”
 of 5 bubbles richardfX9591GZ, 22 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Both Rooms are superb so there are no concerns”
 of 5 bubbles thewelcometraveler, 18 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Choose the room with the En-suite bathroom that has a view of Nelson and a spa-tub!”
 of 5 bubbles Shikha23, 23 Jun 2014 | Read review
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