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Nelson Vacation: Coronavirus Information

Most Nelson hotels offer free cancellation. Consider booking refundable hotels rather than non-refundable ones. Just look for the ‘free cancellation’ message during your hotel search. Prices can vary, but right now we believe that flexibility matters.

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Nelson Holiday

Places to Visit in Nelson

We have all the red hot sightseeing tips for your next trip to Nelson. Grab your travel planner and prepare to start topping up your itinerary.

Spend a Sunday morning at Christ Church Cathedral. While you're there, take a few moments to close your eyes and enjoy some personal reflection. There's an excellent range of things to do in this destination. Forget your history books! See the past come to life at Founders Park. Still got some time on your hands? One of the best ways to truly immerse yourself in a city's culture is to wander its spirited marketplaces. Browse through the produce and shop like a local at Nelson Market.

Ready to make some terrific memories? A holiday is the ideal time to open yourself to thrilling new experiences.

Get your Nelson holiday off to a fantastic start with a Skydive Abel Tasman Tandem Skydive or a Fly Golden Bay and Cruise Abel Tasman Day Experience.

For a complete range of activities, take a look at our Nelson things to do page.

Nelson Accommodation

Though Nelson does have 59 properties to select from, it's always a wise move to secure a room beforehand. Unsure where to begin? Expedia is here to help with your next cheap holiday or luxury getaway.

It's not every week you get to go away, so why not pamper yourself and spend an evening in a posh room at the Parautane Lodge (137 Parautane Way) or the Cambria House (7 Cambria St)? With outstanding service and top-notch amenities, you're bound to feel like a rock star! Would you rather cheap and cheerful? Try The Innbetween Lodge and Backpackers (335 Trafalgar Square East) and the Nelson City TOP 10 Holiday Park (230 Vanguard Street).

Nearest Airports to Nelson

If your planning on arriving by plane, you'll most likely be disembarking at Nelson Airport (NSN). After you've picked up your luggage from the carousel and headed outside, the main streets of Nelson will be 4 miles away.


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Trailways Hotel Nelson AU$91
Reviewed on 2 Jul. 2020
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Trailways Hotel Nelson

Trailways Hotel Nelson

66 Trafalgar Street, Nelson
     
    4.5 of 5
    4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

    Great facilities and friendly staff . Had a great visit

    The Hotel Nelson AU$82
    Reviewed on 19 Mar. 2020
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    The Hotel Nelson

    The Hotel Nelson

    40 Waimea Road, Nelson
       
      4.4 of 5
      4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      The entry to our room was slightly confusing, (because it was from the inside, not the outside), but the room was good, shower/bathroom fantastic, beds very comfortable.

      The Beachcomber Hotel AU$99
      Reviewed on 27 Mar. 2020
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      The Beachcomber Hotel

      The Beachcomber Hotel

      23 Beach Road, Nelson
         
        4.3 of 5
        3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

        Great location, very friendly staff and housekeeping did a fantastic job.

        Rutherford Hotel Nelson AU$163
        Reviewed on 7 Mar. 2020
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        Rutherford Hotel Nelson

        Rutherford Hotel Nelson

        Trafalgar Square, Nelson
           
          4.4 of 5
          4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          A great plan to stay close to restaurants and bars. The room was spacious and clean and had everything we needed

          DeLorenzo's Studio Apartments AU$92
          Reviewed on 5 Aug. 2020
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          DeLorenzo's Studio Apartments

          DeLorenzo's Studio Apartments

          43-55 Trafalgar Street, Nelson
             
            4.7 of 5
            5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

            Fantastic property very close to town center. Rooms are fabulous, clean,very well equipped for long stays. I really the room service from the sister property across the road, the meals were delicious. Would definitely stay again

            Palms Motel AU$116
            Reviewed on 20 Mar. 2020
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            Palms Motel

            Palms Motel

            5 Paru Paru Road, Nelson
               
              4.6 of 5
              4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

              Awesome motel is a bit noisy outside in morning good location. Clean and comfortable

              Tahuna Beach Kiwi Holiday Park & Motel AU$78
              Reviewed on 17 Mar. 2020
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              Tahuna Beach Kiwi Holiday Park & Motel

              Tahuna Beach Kiwi Holiday Park & Motel

              70 Beach Road, Tahunanui, Nelson
                 
                4.1 of 5
                4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                The photos on - line weren't clear about the room we actually got, and the freezer was full of water when we got to our room. The internet usage of 30 minutes was a bit limited considering the price of the room. However it was clean and warm and cosy and the staff were friendly.

                The Sails Nelson AU$123
                Reviewed on 4 Aug. 2020
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                The Sails Nelson

                The Sails Nelson

                7 Trafalgar Street, Nelson
                   
                  4.9 of 5
                  5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                  We were greeted by Graeme/Gary who was quick to offer up places of interest in Nelson. He showed us to our room and gave us a brief of the aircon and tv use. The room was to our taste very clean, fresh, spacious and modern. We had a little balcony and spa bath.The bed was very comfortable. Perfect ...

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