Experience the peace and charm of the past

Located beside the beautiful Maitai River and only minutes walk from central Nelson, New Zealand, Sussex House has retained all the original Victorian character and romantic ambience of its era.

About Us

Originally from Wellington, but spent the last twenty years abroad, your hosts consider themselves Kiwis and are thrilled to return to Nelson, New Zealand where they now own and manage Sussex House.

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Accommodation Options

All of our guest rooms are named after world famous classical composers with each room having its own identity. Each room has a television, hair dryer, iron, ironing board and complimentary port.

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We offer a continental style breakfast that can be enjoyed by the open French doors looking out over the river during summer, or in front of a blazing fire in the winter mornings.

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