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Beautiful & Private

Set in the heart of Nelson City, hidden away in a beautiful and private landscaped setting, we offer luxury suites for you to enjoy. The rooms are decorated to the highest standard with all the additional facilities you need, plus many more, ensuring your stay is exceptional.

Explore the local area knowing that at the end of the day you can rest and recover in absolute luxury.

The Hobhouse Suite

After a busy day sightseeing, Pihopa Retreat offers complete peace and luxury. Large and comfortable beds, a pillow menu to mull over and endless added extras to surprise you. We hope we can provide you with a place to completely re-charge.

The Hobhouse Suite

After a busy day sightseeing, Pihopa Retreat offers complete peace and luxury. Large and comfortable beds, a pillow menu to mull over and endless added extras to surprise you. We hope we can provide you with a place to completely re-charge.

The Eaton Suite

Whether you’re wanting to freshen up in a lavish bubble bath or stand and wash away the days fresh salt air in a luxurious rain shower, it will be your choice to make.  Pop on your complimentary Pihopa Retreat dressing gown and slippers, make yourself a Nespresso or lovely pot of tea from our wide selection, or grab a glass of wine from the fridge or a digestive from the bar. We have so many choices – you may need to stay a while!

The Eaton Suite

Whether you’re wanting to freshen up in a lavish bubble bath or stand and wash away the days fresh salt air in a luxurious rain shower, it will be your choice to make.  Then pop on your Pihopa Retreat dressing gown and slippers and make yourself a Nespresso or lovely pot of tea from our wide selection, or grab a glass or wine from the fridge or a digestive from the bar, so many choices you may need to stay awhile!

The Hilliard Suite

After a divine sleep awake to the sunrise and the birds chirping outside your window, if you are lucky enough you will get to meet the resident weka and quail family on the lawn outside your luxury suite during your stay. Sit on your balcony whilst enjoying a delicious continental breakfast or wander 5 minutes, by car, into the centre of Nelson, where we can recommend some fantastic breakfast spots.

The Hilliard Suite

After a divine sleep awake to the sunrise and the birds chirping outside your window, if you are lucky enough you will get to meet the resident weka and quail family on the lawn outside your luxury suite during your stay. Sit on your balcony whilst enjoying a delicious continental breakfast or wander 5 minutes, by car, into the centre of Nelson, where we can recommend some fantastic breakfast spots.

The Sadlier Suite

Snuggle up with a good book in bed, watch your favourite Netflix show on tv, sit and be mesmerised by the fire flames, or view the sunset over Nelson City from your balcony, the perfect luxury escape awaits whatever you decide to do.

The Sadlier Suite

Snuggle up with a good book in bed, watch your favourite Netflix on tv, sit and be mesmerised by the fire flames or view the sunset over Nelson City from your balcony, the perfect luxury escape awaits whatever you decide to do.

The Sutton Suite

We hope whichever beautiful and private suite you choose for your stay will exceed your expectations, and that you join us again on your next visit to Nelson soon.

The Sutton Suite

We hope whichever beautiful and private suite you choose for your stay will exceed your expectations, and that you join us again on your next visit to Nelson soon.

The Suter Suite

Every suite has a well equipped kitchenette, offering a fridge, Nespresso machine, toaster and kettle to make your stay more comfortable. We also offer cheese platters and champagne & chocolate, to order, for those wanting to celebrate a special occasion or just to treat yourself of course!

The Suter Suite

Every suite has a well equipped kitchenette, offering a fridge, Nespresso machine, toaster and kettle to make your stay more comfortable. We also offer cheese platters and champagne & chocolate, to order, for those wanting to celebrate a special occasion or just to treat yourself of course!

The Facilities

Pihopa Retreat is set in 5.5 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, giving you plenty of space to relax and wander. The luxurious suites provide a home away from home.  Our spacious and secluded villas have a bedroom and lounge area to relax in, or you can venture outside to soak up the atmosphere on the balcony.  You may be joined by cheeky fantails,  whilst watching weka and quails running across the lawn.

Each suite has its own kitchenette with a Nespresso machine and we can provide a continental breakfast in your room for you to enjoy at your leisure. Alternatively, you can drive 5 minutes into central Nelson to experience the many top-class breakfast spots.

Fibre wifi and internet enabled televisions are provided.

Onsite you have access to bikes to get you into town, or for the more adventurous enjoy a leisurely cycle on the Great Taste Trail. This takes you along a sparkling coastline, through picturesque countryside dotted with local art galleries, vineyards, and restaurants.

The heated swimming pool is available for use at any time.

The Facilities

Pihopa Retreat is set in 5.5 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, giving you plenty of space to relax and wander. The luxurious suites provide a home away from home.  Our spacious and secluded villas have a bedroom and lounge area to relax in, or you can venture outside to soak up the atmosphere on the balcony.  You may be joined by cheeky fantails,  whilst watching weka and quails running across the lawn.

Each suite has its own kitchenette with a Nespresso machine and we can provide a continental breakfast in your room for you to enjoy at your leisure. Alternatively, you can drive 5 minutes into central Nelson to experience the many top-class breakfast spots.

Fibre wifi and internet enabled televisions are provided.

Onsite you have access to bikes to get you into town, or for the more adventurous enjoy a leisurely cycle on the Great Taste Trail. This takes you along a sparkling coastline, through picturesque countryside dotted with local art galleries, vineyards, and restaurants.

The heated swimming pool is available for use at any time.

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225 Waimea Road, Bishopdale
Nelson 7011, New Zealand

Phone: 022 390 4463
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