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Trailways Hotel Nelson
4.5 out of 5
66 Trafalgar Street, Nelson
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$108 per night from 26 Oct. to 27 Oct.
0.16 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (946 reviews)

"this hotel very nice place to stay with good food too"…"

Reviewed on 19 Aug. 2020

Trailways Hotel Nelson
The Hotel Nelson
4 out of 5
40 Waimea Road, Nelson
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$84 per night from 26 Oct. to 27 Oct.
1.33 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (564 reviews)

"Easy check in good location dairy down the road which is convenient"…"

Reviewed on 28 Sep. 2020

The Hotel Nelson
The Beachcomber Hotel
3.5 out of 5
23 Beach Road, Nelson
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$110 per night from 26 Oct. to 27 Oct.
3.29 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (253 reviews)

"Excellent location, immaculate, accommodating, friendly. So easy to be there!!!"…"

Reviewed on 25 Sep. 2020

The Beachcomber Hotel

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Rutherford Hotel Nelson
4 out of 5
Trafalgar Square, Nelson
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$166 per night from 26 Oct. to 27 Oct.
0.62 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (370 reviews)

"Close to city and a good place to stay when catching a early bus to Kaiterere"…"

Reviewed on 21 Oct. 2020

Rutherford Hotel Nelson
DeLorenzo's Studio Apartments
5 out of 5
43-55 Trafalgar Street, Nelson
The price is AU$105 per night from 26 Oct. to 27 Oct.
0.01 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (1,095 reviews)

"close to everything you need .eg. shops, information centre, shops, cafes."…"

Reviewed on 24 Oct. 2020

DeLorenzo's Studio Apartments
Palms Motel
4.5 out of 5
5 Paru Paru Road, Nelson
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$197 per night from 26 Oct. to 27 Oct.
0.26 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (238 reviews)

"Great location. Had everything we needed for a short stay."…"

Reviewed on 15 Jul. 2020

Palms Motel
Tahuna Beach Kiwi Holiday Park & Motel
4 out of 5
70 Beach Road, Tahunanui, Nelson
The price is AU$84 per night from 7 Nov. to 8 Nov.
3.72 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (147 reviews)

"Room was nice but next to function room which had a party till early hours so very noisy"…"

Reviewed on 19 Jul. 2020

Tahuna Beach Kiwi Holiday Park & Motel
The Sails Nelson
5 out of 5
7 Trafalgar Street, Nelson
The price is AU$147 per night from 26 Oct. to 27 Oct.
0.5 km from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (473 reviews)

"Good location and only a 15 minute walk into the centre itself. Very warm and welcoming host. Our room with ensuite and kitchen was absolutely perfect. It had everything we needed for our short stay. Parking on site which is always great. My only criticism would be the size of the bath towels ! A ..."…"

Reviewed on 24 Oct. 2020

The Sails Nelson
Cedar Grove Motor Lodge
3.5 out of 5
59 Trafalgar St, Nelson
The price is AU$150 per night from 16 Nov. to 17 Nov.
0.23 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (133 reviews)

"Large spacious bathroom and spa bath amazing. Lovely clean rooms"…"

Reviewed on 3 Jun. 2020

Cedar Grove Motor Lodge
Century Park Motor Lodge
5 out of 5
197 Rutherford Street, Nelson
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$136 per night from 26 Oct. to 27 Oct.
0.9 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (231 reviews)

"Very clean and comfortable place to stay within an easy walk to restaurants and shops. Friendly, helpful staff."…"

Reviewed on 10 Oct. 2020

Century Park Motor Lodge
Quest Nelson
3.5 out of 5
108-110 Collingwood Street, Nelson
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$131 per night from 26 Oct. to 27 Oct.
0.44 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (263 reviews)

"Clean tidy rooms, would stay again when in Nelson Location is great and close to the town centre"…"

Reviewed on 2 Oct. 2020

Quest Nelson
Saxton Lodge
4 out of 5
103 Saxton Rd East, Stoke, Nelson
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$151 per night from 26 Oct. to 27 Oct.
8.28 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (296 reviews)

"It w as awesome to get a free upgrade! A bit of road noise but with it being on main road, its hard to avoid. Friendly hosts."…"

Reviewed on 4 Mar. 2020

Saxton Lodge
Trafalgar Lodge
3 out of 5
46 Trafalgar Street, Nelson
The price is AU$108 per night from 26 Oct. to 27 Oct.
0.28 km from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (118 reviews)

"Great place, lovely hosts, very welcoming and they do what they can to ensure a pleasant and comfortable stay."…"

Reviewed on 20 Jun. 2020

Trafalgar Lodge
Kings Gate Motel
3.5 out of 5
21 Trafalgar St, The Wood, Nelson
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$150 per night from 26 Oct. to 27 Oct.
0.43 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (35 reviews)

"It was our 2nd stay that week as we had gone on Abel Tasman walk in between. They kindly stored our luggage. We got the same room each time which we loved and used the pool this time around which was clean and refreshing in the hot weather. The owner is friendly and accomodating."…"

Reviewed on 8 Feb. 2020

Kings Gate Motel
The Honest Lawyer, Ascend Hotel Collection
4 out of 5
1 Point Road, Nelson
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$124 per night from 22 Nov. to 23 Nov.
6.64 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (381 reviews)

"Great character accommodation with fantastic atmosphere and good beer"…"

Reviewed on 1 Aug. 2020

The Honest Lawyer, Ascend Hotel Collection
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Accommodation in Nelson

Nelson is a walkable, family-friendly neighbourhood with convenient options for restaurants, bars, and cafés. The neighbourhood's charm comes through with its friendly people. Outdoor settings, such as the beaches, glaciers, and volcano, attract many visitors. Nelson has hotels to suit everyone's tastes, and makes a great home base for exploring the sights in and around Hope.

Sightseeing around Nelson

The wineries and many other highlights await you. Attractions like Founders Heritage Park, Founders Park, and The Suter can be part of your cultural tour. Notable landmarks include Botanical Reserve, Christ Church Cathedral, and Victory Square. Create some family memories at Natureland Zoo and Nelson Fun Park.

Popular activities in the area include shopping, hiking, and rafting. Soak up some sun at Tahunanui Beach Reserve. You can take some time to enjoy the outdoors at Miyazu Gardens, Miyazu Japanese Gardens, and Botanic Gardens. Plan to do some shopping while in town? Consider Montgomery Square, Nelson Market, and Richmond Mall. You won't be disappointed visiting other sights like Waahi Taakaro Golf Club, Trafalgar Park, or South Pacific Distillery.

Why not visit Queens Gardens, Nelson Provincial Museum, and Anzac Park while you're here? Flamedaisy Glass Design, Paddy's Knob Reserve, and Burrell Park are other must-sees.

Getting around Nelson

The closest major airport is Nelson (NSN), located 14.1 km (8.8 miles) from Nelson. The next closest airport is Blenheim (BHE-Woodbourne), located 52 km (32.3 miles) away.

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Nelson?
Woodstock Suite is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This 5-star guest house offers private pools and an outdoor pool. Other favourite options based on reviews include Annick House Bed and Breakfast and Collingwood Manor.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Nelson, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of room reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, it may still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Put in your dates and click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to view the best deals in Nelson.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Nelson?
Based on reviews, The Wakatu Hotel is a popular 3-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good choices to stay on the cheap include The Hotel Nelson and Tahuna Beach Kiwi Holiday Park & Motel.
What's the best accommodation option for a family trip to Nelson?
Tahuna Beach Kiwi Holiday Park & Motel is a top 4-star property on Expedia for families, and features free parking and on-site mini golf. Other good choices for your family trip include Courtesy Court Motel and The Hotel Nelson. Also, attractions such as Nelson Fun Park and Natureland Zoo are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a couple going to Nelson?
Boutique Hotel Warwick House is a favourite 4-star B&B for couples, and features wedding services and free WiFi. Other good choices for your romantic getaway include Ambleside Luxury Bed & Breakfast and Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco Apartments.
What's the best hotel for a beach holiday in Nelson?
Courtesy Court Motel is a top 3-star beach property offering an outdoor pool and free WiFi, located within a short 14-minute walk of Tahunanui Beach Reserve . Other good choices for your stay near the beach include Castles Motel and The Beach House Nelson.
What's the best high-end place to stay in Nelson?
Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco Apartments is a 4.5-star hotel with an ocean-view restaurant and spa services, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay. DeLorenzo’s Studio Apartments and Boutique Hotel Warwick House are other upscale choices for your holiday.
What's the best boutique-style hotel in Nelson?
Boutique Hotel Warwick House is a favourite 4-star B&B with our travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features 6 guestrooms, free parking and a garden. Muritai Manor and Joya Garden & Villa Studios are other boutique-style choices.
What's the best golf hotel in Nelson?
Greens Motel is a top 3.5-star property that has a golf course and features in-room kitchenettes. Other good options to stay near a golf course include Arcadia Motel and Balmoral Motel. You can tee off at Waahi Taakaro Golf Club or Nelson Golf Links while you’re in town.
What are some accommodation options with pools in Nelson?
DeLorenzo’s Studio Apartments is a popular 5-star aparthotel featuring an outdoor pool, free WiFi and free self-parking. A couple of other options with an on-site pool include Palms Motel and Paradiso Backpacker Hostel.

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