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4.5 out of 5

"Convenient, friendly property " More

By a verified traveller on Tue 22 Mar 2022

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in the heart of Nelson awaits you at Trailways Hotel Nelson. Within steps you'll find Nelson I-site Visitor Information Centre and Trafalgar Park within a short 5-minute stroll. Highlights at this hotel include in-room free WiFi, free Internet, and balconies.

The family restaurant, Tides Restaurant.Bar, is open for breakfast and dinner. The hotel's own lounge bar is a nice place to enjoy a drink. A conference center and a business center are among the business amenities offered. Other amenities include an outdoor swimming pool, free WiFi in public areas, and laundry facilities. Full breakfast is available daily between 7 AM and 10:00 AM. There's also the convenience of self parking.

With a stay at this 4.5-star The Wood hotel, you'll be 13.7 km (8.5 mi) from Richmond Mall.

Poolside Studio Spa with Kitchen

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
NZ$100* Per night/room 1 Jul. - 2 Jul.

Riverfront Studio Double Spa

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Riverfront First Floor Mezzanine Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Studio

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Poolside Executive Studio Spa Shower

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Poolside Executive Studio Spa

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Trailways Hotel Nelson ratings based on 352 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 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Trailways Hotel Nelson

Everyone (188) Couples (129) Business (2) Family (26)
5 out of 5
Affordable Luxury

Posted by on 2 May 2022

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5 May 2022 by Trailways Hotel Nelson

Thank you Klaus

5 out of 5
Convenient, friendly property

Posted by on 22 Mar. 2022

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23 Mar. 2022 by Trailways Hotel Nelson

Hello Gill, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us at Trailways Hotel.

5 out of 5
Nice location to town. Easy walk to shops. Room was nice and big and bed was very comfortable.

Posted by on 14 Mar. 2022

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15 Mar. 2022 by Trailways Hotel Nelson

Thank you Lisa

4 out of 5
Fantastic lady at the front desk on check in, thee room is clean and comfortable but tiny ,probably a bit expensive for what you got.

Posted by on 20 Feb. 2022

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21 Feb. 2022 by Trailways Hotel Nelson

Thank you Robyn

5 out of 5
Nice place to stay and location very central - shame the river was so dirty when we stayed

Posted by on 19 Jan. 2022

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25 Jan. 2022 by Trailways Hotel Nelson

Thank you for your 5/5 star review Julie

4 out of 5
Didn't like the people next room vaping on the balcony as it came in our room. Neighbours showers very loud..

Posted by on 3 Jan. 2022

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17 Jan. 2022 by Trailways Hotel Nelson

Thank you for your feedback Gail

5 out of 5
Amazing room, really comfortable, clean and fancy. Spa bath was really deep and comfortable. Impressed with the soaps etc. great brand. Bed was ultra comfy.

Posted by on 12 Nov. 2021

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15 Nov. 2021 by Trailways Hotel Nelson

Thank you Amanda!

5 out of 5
Clean rooms and friendly staff.

Posted by on 4 Nov. 2021

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15 Nov. 2021 by Trailways Hotel Nelson

Thank you Paula

4 out of 5

Posted by on 30 Oct. 2021

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4 out of 5
Ok

Posted by on 4 Oct. 2021

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5 Oct. 2021 by Trailways Hotel Nelson

Thank you Kulwant

About the Trailways Hotel Nelson

Location 66 Trafalgar Street, Nelson, 7010

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. You'll find a business center on site. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. An outdoor pool, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the luxury Trailways Hotel Nelson. Parking is available for a fee. This 4.5-star Nelson hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 47 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Built in 1964
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Charging station for electric cars
  • Conference center
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • No smoking on site
  • Bar or lounge
  • Dining venue

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Trailways Hotel Nelson offers 47 accommodations with complimentary weekday newspapers and bathrobes. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. LCD televisions come with premium digital channels. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Private balcony or patio
  • Pillowtop beds
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • HD television
  • Digital channels
  • Premium channels
  • Luxury bedding
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Weekday newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobes
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast daily from 7 AM to 10:00 AM.

Tides Restaurant.Bar - This family 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 1 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 11 PM

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 6:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Guests arriving after 6:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 35.0 per day.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for NZD 35.0 per night.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

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.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes 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; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available. Contactless check-out is available. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of CovidClean (Safehotels - global expert).

  • No lifts
  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk
  • Security system
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff 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 not available
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on site
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service not has not been amended for enhanced safety
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of CovidClean™ (Safehotels—global expert)
  • Property does not offer on-site COVID-19 testing
  • Property does not require health documentation at check-in

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 14.50 and NZD 29.00 for adults, NZD 10.00 and NZD 16.00 for children (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: NZD 15.00 per night
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NZD 35.0 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 35.0 per day
  • 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

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You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • Qualmark

National Rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Hotel property is rated 4 star plus and is displayed on this page as 4.5 stars.

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

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Frequently Asked Questions

*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.