Palazzo Motor Lodge

159 Rutherford StreetNelson7010New Zealand
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About Palazzo Motor Lodge

Palazzo Motor Lodge is a central Nelson property set less than 700 metres from the city's Trafalgar Square and Christ Church Cathedral. Known for its friendly service, this conveniently located motor lodge offers off-street parking and bike-rental facilities.

To ensure the comfort of its guests, self-contained apartments are equipped with a selection of features and amenities. All units have kitchen facilities with dishwashers as well as SKY TV and Wi-Fi. Every unit has either a balcony or patio area, and some configurations have spa baths.

The hosts of this motor lodge – who have an in-depth knowledge of the Nelson area – are happy to offer help in arranging guest bookings for local attractions and activities.

Guests can take their pick from either a cooked or a continental breakfast option, while nearby eateries include The Cod & Lobster Brasserie, which is a six-minute walk from the premises.

Tahunanui Beach is less than eight kilometres from Palazzo Motor Lodge.


159 Rutherford Street, Nelson, 7010, New Zealand
Telephone: +64(3)5458171 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Airport shuttle
  • Car park
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • PC with internet
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Fan
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

Well-equipped units offer total comfort

The guest units at this central Nelson motor lodge are packed with a wide selection of features and amenities that enhance the stay experience here. As far as first impressions go, guests like the fact that these units are nicely decorated and, on the whole, spacious. But in addition to this, they are noted to be especially well-equipped. From kitchens fitted with dishwashers to bathrooms with heated towel rails and spa baths, extra plugs in bedside areas and balconies or terraces, it seems that no detail has been spared in making guests' stays as comfortable as possible.

Praise for friendly service

Guests have plenty of praise for the hosts of this property and many take the time to mention them directly by name in their reviews. Warm and friendly service is the norm here, with newcomers pleased to find that the hosts of this motor lodge are more than happy to offer assistance with anything they might need, including local directions and information on nearby points of interest.

Within walking distance of central Nelson

This property's proximity to central Nelson rounds out the positive guest experience here. This motor lodge puts guests within a very short walk of the city's restaurants and major points of interest. Its overall location is great for those who want to explore Nelson on foot.

Negative Reviews

Some road noise

Guests comment that road noise from traffic on Rutherford Street is an issue here. Many say that the din of passing cars is audible from within their units.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 501 reviews across the web
9.4 /10
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9.4 out of 10 based on 501 reviews