Beautiful, historic BnB in central Nelson, New Zealand


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 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

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    Positoins available from Early November
    1.Female with hospitality experience,minimum age 26.
    Help includes managing room reset and cleaning, writing daily work schedules, guest check in , booking management, gardening , guest breakfasts.
    Own room. 1-2 month minimum stay.
    2. Female ,minimum age 23 years to help with room cleaning, gardening ,help in the house and dog walking. Cleaning experience helpful.Shared room.
    1 month minimum stay.
    We are a beautiful historic seven room Bed and Breakfast in a nice quiet area, 5 minutes riverside walk down to central Nelson City.
    Nelson city is probably the most attractive of all the smaller cities in New Zealand and has a lovely sunny climate all year around. - The city is full of great cafes, restaurants, gardens and art galleries. - The beach is 20 mins. cycle .

    We have been hosting work exchangers for nearly 10 years now. In summer we generally have
    1-2 here .
    This is a family business, run by Nick and Jenny .We have three children who have left home.
    We are very active and like, MTB, paddle boarding, golf, hiking, skiing and enjoying nature.
    We are social and enjoy interacting with workawayers but also like our down time.
    There are many areas in the house to enjoy.

    We include workawayers when ever suitable and have many contacts in Nelson .
    We provide a workawayers with a room , private shower,free internet,cooking,socialising and eating area and have spare bikes.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Helping with Tourists
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Help


    The help we need is helping with resetting rooms, cleaning rooms and bathrooms , gardening.
    Hours are 10:00 to 12:30 .You are free in afternoons and evenings.
    Occasionally we might ask you to swap the morning hours for an afternoon, to help with guests checking in .

    Because it takes a little while to get to know our different rooms and systems, we do like work exchangers to stay 1 month if possible longer Some stay 3 months.

  • Host offers a wage in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers a wage in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Being in an iconic Nelson historic building with interesting stories and history.
    What's involved in running a hospitality business.all aspects from check ins ,room cleaning,re-setting,laundry,internet management,task co-ordination.
    Meeting a range of guests.
    Owned by a local kiwi family.
    Local hikes, mountain biking,beach time,hiking Abel Tasman. Kite boarding.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, German

  • Accommodation


    shared workawayer room, own shower /toilet.
    Free WIFI. - use of kitchen and a separate fridge.
    Bicycles available.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Nice warm sunny location, 5 minutes walk from Nelson city, many nearby parks and lovely walks. - Beach 10-15minutes cycle.Abel Tasman 1 hour away.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    2.5 hours/day, 6 days a week.flexible in Winter

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