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Shelbourne Villa

Shelbourne Villa Bed & Breakfast is in a quiet street, but one that is only a short, five-minute walk to the main shopping area of Nelson City, with its restaurants and galleries.

The Newby Suite is the original master bedroom, and although it is now the smallest room in the house, it is still a comfortable size with a king bed and en suite facilities. The Master Suite is large and comfortable, and the Garden Suite is detached from the main house with its own private entrance. The Loft is the largest suite in the house, and occupies the entire upper level of Shelbourne Villa, offering complete privacy and stunning views of the city and Tasman Bay. Full continental and cooked breakfast is included in your stay, and guests can also enjoy the colourful mature gardens, which have several outdoor seating areas and sun loungers.


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Tour ideas in Nelson

Our itineraries are there to spark ideas for how you could include a stay at Shelbourne Villa as part of your trip. Treat them simply as suggestions, because every aspect of the trip we create for you will be yours to define.

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    Alternative places to stay nearby

    Where possible, we like to offer a range of accommodation for each stop of your trip, chosen by our specialists as some of their favourite places to stay. To help you make the right choice, we give each property a rating based on its facilities and service, but we also look for hotels with distinct character or a location that can’t be bettered.

    Experiences while staying here

    The following activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences of the area where you’re staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident’s eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can also suggest outdoor pursuits and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the traditions of the area’s inhabitants.

    • Farewell Spit Ecotour
      Farewell Spit Eco Tours, Collingwood

      Farewell Spit Ecotour

      Farewell Spit Ecotour

      Farewell Spit, at the very northernmost point on the South Island, has been a sanctuary since the 1930s and is now home to over 90 species of bird including famous waders such as bar-tailed godwits, knots, curlews, whimbrels and turnstones, which spend the summer here.

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