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Trailways Hotel Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand

4.5-starOfficial New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®
66 Trafalgar StreetNelson7010New Zealand

Luxury hotel in Nelson with outdoor pool, restaurant
  • Free WiFi and free parking
Great location
Good internet service
Delicious food
Ordinary amenities
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From 544 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Trailways Hotel Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand

from NZ$142
  • Riverside Studio Spa
  • Studio
  • Poolside Accessible Studio
  • Poolside Studio Spa - Twin
  • Poolside Studio Spa with Kitchen
  • Poolside Executive Studio Spa
  • Poolside Executive Studio Spa Shower
  • Poolside Studio Spa Shower
  • Riverside Studio Spa Shower
  • Riverside Studio Double Spa
  • Riverside Executive Suite
  • Riverside First Floor Mezzanine Suite

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 47 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 1 PM-11 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • One child (11 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms



  • Free self parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free use of nearby fitness center
Working away
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms 2
  • Conference center
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 1964
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony or patio
Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free weekday newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Tides Restaurant.Bar - This family restaurant serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.


On Site

  • Bicycle rentals on site


  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Trailways Hotel Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand’s small print

Also known as

  • Nelson Trailways Hotel
  • Trailways Hotel
  • Trailways Hotel Nelson
  • Trailways Nelson
  • Trailways Nelson Hotel


Additional policies and fees may apply when booking more than 3 rooms. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property does not have elevators.

Optional extras

Onsite credit card charges are subject to an extra charge

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of NZD 75.00

Rollaway beds are available for NZD 35.0 per day

Breakfast costs between NZD 14.50 and NZD 27.50 for adults, and NZD 6.00 and NZD 12.00 for children (approximately)

Cribs/Infant beds are available for NZD 35.0 per night

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Trailways Hotel Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand


  • Heart of Nelson
  • Trafalgar Park - 3 min walk
  • Montgomery Square - 7 min walk
  • Anzac Park - 7 min walk
  • Nelson Provincial Museum - 7 min walk
  • Nelson Market - 9 min walk
  • Christ Church Cathedral - 10 min walk
  • The Suter - 11 min walk

Getting around

  • Nelson (NSN) - 15 min drive
  • Free self parking

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.8 From 200 reviews

Trailways Hotel Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
Just great
Was a lovely hotel, breakfast good value and well presented. Would definitely stay again
Cherie, nz1 night romance trip
Trailways Hotel Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
Very Good8.0
Fantastic central location. Clean, modern, tidy. That had a function on During the night U was staying so didn't use the restaurant as the seating area had changed location and the function would have been a bit noisy.
A Traveller, nz1 night trip
Trailways Hotel Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
Very Good8.0
Excellent stop area, everything within walking distance, very pleasant.
Janet, nz2 night romance trip
Trailways Hotel Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
Not quite up to the mark
TS, nz2 night trip
Trailways Hotel Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
Very Good8.0
I like the range of blankets etc provided in the cupboard, as I usually find hotel bed covers too heavy.
A Traveller, nz2 night family trip

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Trailways Hotel Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand

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