Central, clean and quiet, our seven room 1897 heritage home faces Neale Park where kites fly in the sea breeze most afternoons. Crystal chandeliers and ceilings over 11ft high downstairs; good views upstairs.
All bedrooms in Amber House are double-glazed with desks, direct dial phones, digital safe, en-suite shower + wash handbasin, HD flat screen TV's and WiFi internet; all but one are air conditioned.
FREE hot drinks, ANZAC biscuits and a garage for bikes but everywhere's just a short stroll...
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|Prices shown daily in NZ$|
|All quoted prices are for cash and include all applicable taxes, levies and service charges.|
Many folks sensibly reserve their stay by giving us VISA or MasterCard details and then avoid the card surcharge of 10% by paying in cash when they arrive at Amber House...
The North-East wing of the top floor of Amber House. 486 square feet including one double glazed bedroom with Queen bed and sofa, one double glazed bathroom (usually with a fine view of sheep grazing on the ridgeway while having a soak). 2 Showers, 2 WC's, 2 Wash Hand Basins. All air-conditioned. Blu-ray Player French doors open onto two private balconies where you can have the complimentary cooked breakfast of your choice served to you while enjoying 270 degree views.
is air-conditioned with a wonderful view South to the Sugar Loaf and Dun Mountain range through a pair of large, fully double glazed "tilt and turn" windows. A third large, fully double glazed "tilt and turn" window faces the setting sun. One reason (apart from the wall colour) we call this the Gold Room!On the upper floor, this room has a Queen bed, desk and chair, satellite LCD HD TV with MP3 playback, Blu-ray player, Personal Computer, cordless phone.
is fully double glazed + air conditioned for peaceful nights. On the upper floor, French windows open on to sheltered verandahs overlooking the front rose garden with a view towards the other side of Tasman Bay and the Arthur Ranges on one side and the Centre of New Zealand on the other. Furnished in more modern style with fitted carpet, large workdesk, satellite LCD HD TV with MP3 playback, Personal Computer, Blu-ray player, direct dial cordless phone.
The double glazed, air conditioned Rose Room is at ground level and has French windows opening on to a sheltered verandah adjoining our front rose garden. The ceiling is more than eleven feet high with two crystal chandeliers and furnished in late Victorian style but with fitted carpet, 32" LCD HD TV, desk, chair and DECT cordless direct dial phone. Two Queen size beds with adjacent en-suite shower-room.
The Green Room is our budget room. It's on the ground floor of Amber House with a ceiling more than eleven feet high. Double glazed against noise and cold,it has fitted carpet, digital safe, desk and chair, hair-dryer, 32" LCD Teletext colour TV (that also plays MP3 music files from your USB stick) and a direct dial cordless phone. Two comfortable Queen size beds; shower cubicle and wash hand basin in the bedroom with the WC three steps away, opposite the Green Room's door.
Popular with those on a tight budget since no breakfast at all is included with this room option but you still have an 80% chance of being allocated a bedroom with full air conditioning in Amber House.All bedrooms used for the `En suite - room only' tariff are fully double glazed with at least an en suite shower cubicle and wash hand basin + private WC. All have large High Definition LCD TV's and you can help yourself freely to ANZAC biscuits and drinks...
When Amber House is full and you trust our choice, we can place you in accommodation close by in an Overflow Room. Rooms & buildings vary but are clean & comfortable; our friends and colleagues will make you very welcome in their place.Maximum occupancy usually 3 people and obviously facilities vary. Sometime twin beds with a shared shower room/WC but could be a double bed with en suite facilities...
|Fax||+44 70 05 96 34 37|
|Mobile||+64 21 202 4961|
|Address||Amber House, 46 Weka Street, Nelson City Centre|
|Postal||46 Weka Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand ☎ ⨢64 21-202 4961|
|Earliest arrival||by arrangement, but typically after 14:00hrs|
|Latest arrival||by arrangement, but typically before 21:30hrs|
|Vacate time||by arrangement, but typically before 10:35hrs|
|General policy||We are completely and vehemently NON-SMOKING!|
Check in time is by prior agreement - typically between 14:00 and 21:30hrs.
In our seven bedroom, 120-year old home, there is a choice of four guest bedrooms available for reservation, but we don't book more than 4 guests into our home at one time.
Anne (aged 16) and Adam (aged 15) live on the premises but we have no other pets.
Children pay the same as adults except that one or more infants still being breast-fed by their mother (who is a paying guest at Amber House) are neither charged nor listed in the booking.
|Payment policy||We prefer you to pay either before or on arrival but, at the very latest, at breakfast on the morning of departure.|
All quoted prices are for CASH payment on arrival and include all applicable taxes, levies and service charges.
Tipping is not common practice in New Zealand, "Thank you" is all that is expected - even for exceptional service.
Many folks sensibly reserve their stay by giving us VISA or MasterCard details when booking and then avoid the card surcharge of 10% by paying in cash when they arrive at Amber House (since cards are usually only authorised for payment when booking and NOT actually debited until your day of departure from Amber House if cash payment has not been made).
|Cancellation policy||For each CANCELLATION or change of date required there will always be an administration charge of NZ$9-20 levied by Amber House. |
Except for Early Bird bookings, there will be no additional charges if 31 days or more notice is given to Amber House Limited or we can replace the booking.
If we can not replace the booking and except for Early Bird bookings, these cancellation charges will apply in addition to the administration charge:-
10% of the original agreed payment will also still be required if only 14 to 30 days notice is given;
30% payment if 6 to 13 days notice is given;
50% payment if 3 to 5 days notice is given;
70% payment if 1 to 2 days notice is given;
85% payment if less than 24 hours notice is given.
110% payment is contractually required if you simply don't show up within 2 hours of your advised arrival time without any prior notice to us at all
[and without reasonable excuse - since we will be worried you've had an accident and may be phoning the police and hospitals and postponing our usual bed-time!]
We strongly recommend guests take out travel insurance to protect themselves against any unexpected changes to their travel plans and we trust you will appreciate that our cancellation policies, as specified above, are more liberal than most New Zealand B&B's.
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