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4.5 out of 5

"The price was so reasonable and just what we needed plus we had such lovely rooms for this price. We visited the on site restaurant on both of our ni ... " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 01 May 2021

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Hotel Description

A family-friendly stay in the heart of Nelson awaits you at The Hotel Nelson. Within a 20-minute stroll, you'll find Christ Church Cathedral and Nelson Market. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, and free self parking.

All 78 rooms feature LCD TVs with satellite channels, and you can enjoy free WiFi, coffee/tea makers, and free newspapers. Refrigerators and room service make in-room dining convenient. Nice touches include rainfall showerheads and free toiletries. Hair dryers, phones, and irons/ironing boards are also available.

The restaurant, Flames on 40, is open for breakfast and dinner. At the hotel's own lounge bar, you can stop for a drink. A conference center and a business center are among the business amenities offered. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a 24-hour fitness center, and a snack bar/deli. On weekday mornings full breakfast is served between 7:00 AM and 9:30 AM. There's also the convenience of free RV/bus/truck parking.

Places within a 30-minute walk of this 4-star Nelson South hotel include Queens Gardens and Trafalgar Park.

Compact Studio

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
NZ$83* Per night/room 23 May - 24 May

Superior Double or Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Apartment, 3 Bedrooms

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Traditional Studio

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Apartment, 4 Bedrooms

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 10 Max

Superior Studio, 1 King Bed, Accessible

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

The Hotel Nelson ratings based on 145 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Hotel Nelson

Everyone (95) Business (1) Couples (15) Family (25)
5 out of 5
The price was so reasonable and just what we needed plus we had such lovely rooms for this price. We visited the on site restaurant on both of our nights and the food and service were superb - we enjoyed how laid back and friendly the wait staff were

Posted by on 1 May 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

4 May 2021 by The Hotel Nelson

Thank you for your review! Great to hear that you enjoyed your room and dining at our restaurant Flames on 40, we hope to welcome you back the next time you are in Nelson.

3 out of 5
Oven was too greasy, im vegetarian...smelt horrible

Posted by on 25 Apr. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

27 Apr. 2021 by The Hotel Nelson

Thank you for your feedback. I am very sorry to read that the oven in your room was not cleaned to standard. Your comments have been passed on to my manager for further investigation. Please don't hesitate to contact us to let us know which exact room you stayed in.

4 out of 5
The room and bed was very comfortable and soft towels a bonus along with a morning paper left at the door. Bar and restaurant on site amazing meal and staff. This hotel will be my place to stay in the future

Posted by on 14 Apr. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

15 Apr. 2021 by The Hotel Nelson

Thank you for your review! Fantastic to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and enjoyed dining at our restaurant Flames on 40. We look forward to seeing you again.

5 out of 5

Posted by on 2 Apr. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

12 Apr. 2021 by The Hotel Nelson

Thank you

5 out of 5
Rooms were a good size. Everything we needed was there. Restaurant on site was great, food and staff brilliant.

Posted by on 28 Mar. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

29 Mar. 2021 by The Hotel Nelson

Thank you for your review! Great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and enjoyed our restaurant Flames on 40 as well! We hope to welcome you back again soon.

5 out of 5
Good facilities & location. Good for family. Our usual when staying in Nelson

Posted by on 26 Mar. 2021

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29 Mar. 2021 by The Hotel Nelson

Thank you for your review! Fantastic to hear that you and your family enjoy staying with us, we look forward to seeing you the next time you are in Nelson.

5 out of 5
Staff very helpful and friendly nice quite Hotel would stay again next time thanks

Posted by on 5 Feb. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

7 Feb. 2021 by The Hotel Nelson

Thank you for your review! Glad to hear that we could be helpful for you and we look forward to having you stay with us next time.

5 out of 5
Had a great room overlooking the pool. We loved our stay - very good price for a large one bedroom suite with full kitchen - deck and lounge chairs!

Posted by , from New Zealand on 25 Jan. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

26 Jan. 2021 by The Hotel Nelson

Thank you for your review Janine! Fantastic to hear that you loved your stay with us! We hope to see you the next time you are in Nelson.

4 out of 5
Clean and cosy unit, great location for exploring Nelson

Posted by on 24 Jan. 2021

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25 Jan. 2021 by The Hotel Nelson

Thank you for your review! Very glad to hear that you enjoyed your clean and cosy unit. We hope to welcome you back again soon.

5 out of 5
Close to town & hospital.Rasy to find as well,very qjiet

Posted by , from Eaipukurau on 30 Dec. 2020

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31 Dec. 2020 by The Hotel Nelson

Thank you for your review Dee! Fantastic to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again soon.

About the The Hotel Nelson

Location 40 Waimea Road, Nelson, 7010

Property Features

The Hotel Nelson offers its guests an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. Along with a restaurant, there's a snack bar/deli on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. You'll find a business center on site. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills are also featured at the family-friendly The Hotel Nelson. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4-star Nelson hotel.

  • 78 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Deli
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Charging station for electric cars
  • Conference center
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in lobby
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , Free RV, bus, truck parking

Transport

  • Airport: Nelson (NSN) (6.6 km / 4.1 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking and RV/bus/truck parking

Room Amenities

The Hotel Nelson offers 78 air-conditioned accommodations with complimentary newspapers and coffee/tea makers. 40-inch LCD televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers with rainfall showerheads, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Nelson hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LCD television
  • Satellite channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast on weekdays from 7:00 AM and 9:30 AM.

Flames on 40 - This restaurant serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 5:30 AM

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for NZD 30.0 per night.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash.

For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property. Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-out is available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and dinner, and also through room service.

  • No lifts
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Number of children who can stay for free – 2
  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk
  • Security system
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff do not wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually wrapped food options are available through room service
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 8.00 and NZD 28.00 for adults, NZD 5.00 and NZD 28.00 for children (approximately)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NZD 30.0 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 2 percent

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Quality Inn Nelson
  • Quality Nelson
  • Leisure Hotel Nelson
  • Hotel Nelson
  • The Hotel Nelson Hotel
  • The Hotel Nelson Nelson
  • The Hotel Nelson Hotel Nelson

National Rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Hotel property is rated 4 stars.

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.