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Overview of The Sails Nelson

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Fridge, microwave, hob, dishwasher
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, down duvets, Tempur-Pedic beds
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, down duvets, Tempur-Pedic beds
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, down duvets, Tempur-Pedic beds

The Sails Nelson

5 out of 5

4.9/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry
  • Room service

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationTrafalgar Park2 min walk
    Popular LocationNelson I-site Visitor Information Centre5 min walk
    Popular LocationAnzac Park11 min walk
    AirportNelson (NSN)15 min drive

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Apartment, 1 Bedroom

5/5 guest room rating
  • 45 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Executive Suite

5/5 guest room rating
  • 35 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Studio Suite, Jetted Tub

5/5 guest room rating
  • 25 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Apartment, 1 Bedroom, Jetted Tub

5/5 guest room rating
  • 45 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Studio Suite

5/5 guest room rating
  • 25 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Studio Suite (Twin)

5/5 guest room rating
  • 25 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Studio Suite, Accessible

5/5 guest room rating
  • 27 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Executive Suite, 1 King Bed, Jetted Tub

5/5 guest room rating
  • 35 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

About this area

Nelson

Located in Nelson, The Sails Nelson is in the city centre. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Miyazu Gardens and Isel Park, while Founders Park and World of Wearable Art and Collectable Cars are cultural highlights. Enjoy an event or a match at Trafalgar Park, and consider making time for Natureland Zoo—a top attraction that's not to be missed. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking and sailing nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with ecotours and mountain biking.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Trafalgar Park - 2 min walk
  • Nelson I-site Visitor Information Centre - 5 min walk
  • Montgomery Square - 10 min walk
  • Anzac Park - 11 min walk
  • Nelson Market - 11 min walk

Getting around

  • Nelson (NSN) - 15 min drive

Restaurants

  • Stefanos - 6 min walk
  • Riverside Kitchen - 7 min walk
  • Yello Cafe - 8 min walk
  • DeVille - 9 min walk
  • Robert Harris Cafe - 11 min walk

About this property

The Sails Nelson

5-star Mediterranean motel near Trafalgar Park
This smoke-free motel features a snack bar/deli, free use of bicycles and laundry facilities. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a 24-hour front desk, express check-in and express check-out are on-site. All 15 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and Tempur-Pedic beds. Guests will find kitchens with fridges, hobs, microwaves and dishwashers.
The Sails Nelson offers 15 forms of accommodation with minibars and espresso makers. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. Tempur-Pedic beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets, down comforters and premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 55-inch LCD televisions come with premium digital channels and Netflix. Accommodation at this 5-star motel has kitchens with fridges, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. Bathrooms include baths or showers with a rainfall showerhead, bathrobes, designer toiletries and complimentary toiletries.

This Nelson motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and safes. Additionally, rooms include a hairdryer and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and in-room massages can be requested.

Recreational amenities at the motel include complimentary bicycles.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free uncovered self-parking on site

Food and drink

  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Bike rentals

Family friendly

  • Corner/local shop
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Corner/local shop
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Step-free path to entrance
  • Upper floors only accessible by stairs
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Down duvet
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Pillow menu
  • Premium bedding
  • Tempur-Pedic bed

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Rainfall showerhead

Entertainment

  • 55-inch LCD TV
  • Digital channels
  • Netflix
  • Premium channels
  • Streaming services

Food and drink

  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Espresso maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Minibar
  • Fridge
  • Hob

Outdoor space

  • Furnished balcony or patio

More

  • Desk
  • In-room massage
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Safe
  • Soundproofing

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: NZD 30
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Late check-out fee: NZD 30 (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector and a security system

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

National rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodation in New Zealand. This Motel property has been rated 5 stars.
Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

Property is also known as

Nelson Sails
Sails Motel Nelson
Sails Nelson
Sails Nelson Motel
The Sails Nelson Motel
The Sails Nelson Nelson
The Sails Nelson Motel Nelson

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Sails Nelson and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Sails Nelson offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Sails Nelson cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at The Sails Nelson?
As of 10 Apr. 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Sails Nelson on 26 Apr. 2021 start from AU$173, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is The Sails Nelson pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at The Sails Nelson?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at The Sails Nelson?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM.
What time is check-out at The Sails Nelson?
Checkout is at 10 AM. Late checkout is available for NZD 30 (subject to availability).
Where is The Sails Nelson located?
Located in the heart of Nelson, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Trafalgar Park, Nelson Market and Christ Church Cathedral. Founders Park and Miyazu Gardens are also within 1 mi (2 km).

Overall score and ratings

4.9

Exceptional

Rating 5 - Excellent. 444 out of 493 reviews
5 - Excellent 90%
Rating 4 - Good. 44 out of 493 reviews
4 - Good 9%
Rating 3 - Okay. 5 out of 493 reviews
3 - Okay 1%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 493 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 493 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.9/5

Cleanliness

4.8/5

Staff & service

4.8/5

Amenities

4.9/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Friendly host..handy location
Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Perfect location and value for the dollars spent.
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very clean and fresh, good amenities and friendly staff.
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very modern, clean, comfortable bed, great breakfast.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2020

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