The Hotel Nelson

40 Waimea RoadNelson7010New Zealand
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About The Hotel Nelson

A mid-size motel-style property that features an expansive pool, The Hotel Nelson is located just 15 minutes' walk from Nelson's small CBD.

The contemporary rooms are smartly furnished, and feature air conditioning, flat-screen TVs, and free Wi-Fi. Self catering units ranging in size from upgraded studios to four-bedroom apartments are also available.

The pool area contains seating and sunbeds where guests can relax. The three separate function rooms can accommodate up to 180 attendees.

Both continental and cooked breakfasts are available for an added fee.The in-house Flames on Forty Restaurant & Bar focusses on seasonal and local produce, which is used to create inventive dishes that reflect the chefs passion for food.

In the town centre, just one kilometre from The Hotel Nelson, Christ Church Cathedral is located on a hilltop which affords views out over the town. In the same vicinity, Nelson Provincial Museum is New Zealand's oldest and focuses on local natural and social history.


40 Waimea Road, Nelson, 7010, New Zealand
Telephone: +64 35482089 | Fax: +64 35468502 | 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

  • 24-hour reception
  • Computer with internet
  • Conference rooms
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking garage
  • Pets allowed
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

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

Wellness / Spa

  • Sauna


  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible paths / hallways
  • Wheelchair accessible

Arrival / Departure

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

Positive Reviews

Exceptional staff

Typically the first thing guests mention in their reviews is that they find the staff here to be top notch. They note that they somehow combine friendliness with professionalism to offer a service that is both well-received and effective. Staff's knowledge of the area also wins praise, with newcomers to Nelson happy to accept advice and recommendations from them.

Immaculate and comfortable accommodation

This property offers quite a wide range of accommodation, ranging from studio units to four-bedroom apartments. It doesn't seem to matter which category of room is booked, guests invariably sing the praises of the one they occupy. For a start, they are described as spacious, even the studio units, with enough space for all. Guests go on to add that the units are also immaculately clean and really contain all they need during their stay in Nelson. All in all, it can be said that guests feel very comfortable and relaxed when staying here.

Handy location

Guests are perfectly satisfied with the location of this motel. They note that it is quite close to the town centre, and reviews show that guests feel very comfortable walking to and from the hotel when accessing the town's attractions and dining opportunities.

Negative Reviews

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 1032 reviews across the web
8.5 /10
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    7.6 /10
8.5 out of 10 based on 1032 reviews