Welcome To Holland House

Take a trip back in time

ABOUT THE PLACE

- Enjoy your stay in a setting quite unlike any other! -

  • Parking Driving or Need a Ride?

    We are located a convenient seven minutes from Nelson Airport and an easy access car park has been reserved for our guests. If you do not have transport, we offer a complimentary Airport pick up and drop off service.

  • Accomodation Make yourself at home

    The Delft Quaters has an en-suite & the upstairs Windmill Room has a separate bathroom.
    Relax in the De Rijp lounge and enjoy a local award winning Wine or Craft Beer in-front of the Gas Fire.

  • Dining Start the day right

    In addition to our complimentary Continental breakfast, we also offer the option of a cooked breakfast (at an additional $10 NZD per person). Both of these may be enjoyed either in the De Rijp lounge, the Dining Room with your hosts or out in the Garden. The choice is yours!

  • Brewery Tour B&BT - Bed and Brewery Tour

    John is an avid Craft Beer fan and has perfected a tour of a selection of the 13 local breweries on offer. Check out this page and book in for a built-in tour. But if you prefer to go it alone – we are more than happy to suggest all the right places to go!

  • Free Wi-Fi Get connected

    We are on an Ultra Fast Fibre connection with Wi-Fi that spans the entire property, your welcome guide contains the network code and password so you can log in, post photos to friends on facebook or skype with family.

  • Southern Hospitality Kiwi Style

    We are both avid travelers and love meeting new people. Nigel is from Wales and John is a 2nd generation New Zealander from Auckland. We are here to make your stay as awesome as possible and happy to answer any and all questions.

Take a trip through time

Nelson is one of New Zealand’s most historical townships. The area of Stoke is known not only for its legendary brew but also for it’s colonial heritage.
Stoke Primary school was founded in 1845 and is New Zealand’s second oldest public school. Holland House itself is estimated to have been built in the 1850s and is one of the most charming oldest homes in New Zealand!

But if history isn’t so much your thing you will love the peace and quiet afforded by our beautiful home. Whether you wish to go out and explore, or relax and read a book in the garden – the choice is yours. We also offer a guided brewery tour on certain days – please click the link for additional information.

After a long day of enjoying the Nelson sunshine why not relax in the garden under the setting sun, or kick back on the sofa and enjoy a local wine or craft beer or better yet! Soak up a long day’s sightseeing in the relaxing hot-tub.

Go here if you would like to learn more about your hosts.

Brewery Tour

De Rijp Lounge

Breakfast

Garden & Hot Tub

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Testimonials

  • We received charming hospitality at the historical Holland House. It’s spacious guest lounge is outstanding and the perfect wind-down zone after a busy day. Thank you John & Nigel

    by Jennifer Looman and family, Wellington
  • A fantastic stay in a gracious old house and garden.  The feeling of lingering in a yesteryear was good for the soul.  Great hosts added in – so who wouldn’t love it?

    by Lindsay & Jan Maclean, Takaka
  • Holland House was a brilliant find during my trip South. John and Nigel were wonderful hosts, nothing was too much trouble and my room was beautiful, quiet and clean.

    by Anneke Healy, Wellington
  • Wonderful hosts. All details taken care of. Knew the local area and able to recommend some great itineraries. Would stay again!

    by Nicole Francis - Green Bay, Auckland
  • Holland House is an idyllic setting for a relaxing break away. The antique décor transcends you into a treasured time and place that melts away the hustle and bustle of the daily grind.

    by Kay Mackenzie - Aberdeen, Scotland

Our Rooms

- We offer two options for your stay -

  • Bedroom

  • Lounge

  • Bathroom

$185per night

The Delft Quarters

Our premier room, with its own dressing room and en suite bathroom, features a luxurious Queen bed, quality linen, tea and espresso coffee making facilities as well as a bar fridge to keep cool any local award winning purchases you may have made during your stay. Feel free to relax in the adjoining guest lounge with its own gas fire, plush leather lounge suite, plasma satellite TV and free ultra-fast WiFi.

Room Rate

Double Occupancy:  $185 (NZD) per night (Includes continental breakfast for two)

A cooked breakfast is available upon request at a cost of $10 (NZD) per person.

Please note: A cancellation fee of $20 NZD will be charged via paypal if cancelling on the day of arrival.

  • Bedroom

  • Bedroom

  • Bathroom

$175per night

The Tulip Room

In the upper south east corner of the house is the equally charming ‘Tulip Room’. With access to it own private bathroom and the use of the guest lounge downstairs. You will find the additional space luxurious. The queen size bed is perfect for couples and the chaise lounge a great spot to relax after a long days sightseeing.

Room Rate

Twin Occupancy: $175 (NZD) per night (Includes continental breakfast for two)

Single Occupancy: $155 (NZD) per night (Includes continental breakfast)

A cooked breakfast is available upon request at a cost of $10 (NZD) per person.

Please note: A cancellation fee of $20 NZD will be charged via paypal if cancelling on the day of arrival.

  • Bedroom

  • Bathroom

  • Bathroom

$150per night

The Windmill Room

In the upper south west corner of the house is the equally charming ‘Windmill Room’. With access to an adjacent bathroom and the use of the guest lounge downstairs. You have the added bonus of a view across to the mountains. The single beds may suit friends or family traveling together.

Room Rate

Twin Occupancy: $150 (NZD) per night (Includes continental breakfast for two)

Single Occupancy: $125 (NZD) per night (Includes continental breakfast)

Note: These rates are all year round.

A cooked breakfast is available upon request at a cost of $12 (NZD) per person.

Please note: A cancellation fee of $20 NZD will be charged via paypal if cancelling on the day of arrival.


Activities

- There is more than plenty to see and do around beautiful Nelson, take it from us! -

What to see and do around Nelson

If our brewery tour isn’t quite to your liking we completely understand! Here are just a few other things you can get up to in Nelson!

Attractions

Pro Karts & Laser Tag
Featuring New Zealand’s only entire outdoor race track, have a blast in the Go-Karts or take aim at some urban warfare with their outdoor Laser Tag. Either option takes full advantage of Nelsons amazing weather! Check them out here
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Happy Valley Quad Bikes and Skywire
Where else can you experience a guided ATV 4 wheel quad bike tours; ride the world’s only Skywire flying fox; play Paintball; enjoy horse trekking and horse riding along forest trails or ride in the amphibious Argo? Seriously good fun.

Nelson Fun Park Hydroslide & Bumper Boats
When was the last time you had some fun with friends or family on the Bumper Boats? Go make some new memories with friends or family for a great day out at the bumper boats.
The Ferry
Take a trip across to Haulashore Island and spend a pleasant day exploring the lighthouse, go for a swim and enjoy a Barbeque all while staring back across the water at Nelson on your own private island. get on board.

Museums & Historical Sites

World of Wearable Art and Classic Cars Museum
The World of WearableArt™ and Classic Cars Museum is an iconic ‘must see’ Nelson NZ visitor attraction that celebrates two distinctly different passions. A world class collection of classic cars can be viewed alongside incredible works of wearable art from all around the globe.
Nelson Provincial Museum
Nelson is one of the oldest towns in New Zealand and its provincial museum is painstakingly curated to celebrate its colonial significance. New exhibitions constantly change from month to month, go here to see whats currently on.
Broadgreen Historical House
Literally just down the road and around the corner from us is Broadgreen Historical House. It is thought that this manor was built at around the same time as Holland House. Entry fee is only $4 per Adult and offers a historical view on what it was like to be an early settler in colonial Nelson. Check opening times here.
Founders Park
A picturesque and stately park surrounded by beautiful historic buildings including a church. Browse the local artisans’ wares or sample some craft beer at Founders Brewery – home of the Duncan family who have been brewing in Nelson for 6 generations. The kids will love the train too! Go here to see what else there is on offer at Founders.

Walks and Sightseeing

Harwoods Hole
Known for New Zealand’s deepest vertical cave with a spectacular initial descent if you know your way around the proper caving equipment – for the slightly less faint of heart; the walk to get to the cave is just as amazing. Parts of Lord of The Rings were even filmed on location around this trek!Kaiteriteri Beach.

Rabbit Island.
Not just for walking – Rabbit Island is a beautiful bike ride. Hire a bike in nearby Mapua and enjoy a nice day’s out riding around the Island before catching a beer at the Golden Bear with some local Fish and Chips.

Wineries and Dining

Rimu Grove
By far our favourite Riesling ever. We discovered these guys the year before we moved to Nelson, just quietly they were a small part of the reason we moved. Once you taste this Riesling you may not want to drink anything else! They have cellar door sales in summer months. go here
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More info?

Call us at +64 3 777 0014 or email john@hollandhouse.co.nz to get more info on accommodation or planning your stay

CONTACT US

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