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1 room, 2 adults

The Hotel Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand

4-starOfficial New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®
Great for families

Good to know

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
40 Waimea Road, Nelson, 7010, New Zealand

Suburban hotel with outdoor pool, near Christ Church Cathedral
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
    • Free WiFi
    • Refrigerator
    • Dry cleaning/laundry service
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  • Great room, friendly service. Jul 27, 2020
  • We have stayed in Hotel Nelson two times previously and all was well. This time however…Jul 26, 2020

The Hotel Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand

from NZ$89
  • Studio
  • Studio, Kitchen
  • Studio, Jetted Tub
  • Superior Double Room
  • Superior Unit with Spa
  • Apartment, 1 Bedroom
  • Apartment, 2 Bedrooms
  • Apartment, 3 Bedrooms
  • Apartment, 4 Bedrooms
  • Compact Studio
  • Superior Studio, 1 King Bed, Accessible
  • Superior Double or Twin Room
  • Traditional Studio

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


  • In Nelson South
  • Christ Church Cathedral - 12 min walk
  • Nelson Market - 15 min walk
  • Queens Gardens - 21 min walk
  • Trafalgar Park - 24 min walk
  • Founders Park - 40 min walk
  • Nelson Fun Park - 2.4 mi / 3.9 km
  • Pic's Peanut Butter World - 5.5 mi / 8.9 km

Getting around

  • Nelson (NSN) - 13 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 78 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-5:30 AM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Express check-in/out
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Up to 2 children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)

  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking on site

  • Electric vehicle charging point

  • Free RV/bus/truck parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast on weekdays (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
Working away
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference center
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • German
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 40-inch LCD TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Flames on 40 - This restaurant serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.



  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

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

Also known as

  • Quality Inn Nelson
  • Quality Nelson
  • Leisure Hotel Nelson
  • Hotel Nelson
  • The Hotel Nelson Hotel
  • The Hotel Nelson Nelson
  • The Hotel Nelson Hotel Nelson


This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and dinner, and also through room service.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Optional extras

Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 2 percent

Rollaway beds are available for NZD 35.00 per day

Breakfast costs between NZD 8.00 and NZD 28.00 for adults, and NZD 5.00 and NZD 28.00 for children (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

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

FAQs for The Hotel Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand

  • Does The Hotel Nelson offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, The Hotel Nelson does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered on site at The Hotel Nelson?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Is there a pool at The Hotel Nelson?
    Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at The Hotel Nelson?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Hotel Nelson?
    You can check in from 2 PM to 5:30 AM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near The Hotel Nelson?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant.
  • What is there to do near The Hotel Nelson?
    Recommended spots to visit include Christ Church Cathedral (12-min walk) and Nelson Market (0.8 mi), along with Queens Gardens (1.1 mi) and Trafalgar Park (1.2 mi).

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 375 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Rooms very clean
Sharyn, nz2 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Upmarket hotel, but friendly.
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.
Barbara, nz1 night trip
Very good 8.0
short stay
room was suitable for our stay, friendly staff
nz1 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Exceptional value
Absolutely perfect. Not much more to mention. Most likely one of the premier accommodations in Nelson.
Dennis, nz1 night trip
Very good 8.0
Great hotel. Nice pool and spacious rooms. Great restaurant on site as well.
Jono, nz1 night family trip
Very good 8.0
A pleasant and relaxing short stay . Central to the venues we visited.
nz1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
great place to stay in Nelson
great place to stay- lovely to be given 2 bedroom unit as it was really spacious. Lots of great coffee also- a real treat to have plunger coffee. The heated pool was at a great temperature- shame that is is smaller than in the photos.
Tsui-Wen, nz1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
nice hotel, my girl loves the heated swimming pool. Awesome hotel, highly suggested
Ping, nz4 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
It was a great holiday experience. Ans we are pretty sure will come back.
Milani, nz3 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Nice hotel
Friendly staff, very clean and good location. Affordable .
Elvira, nz2 night family trip

The Hotel Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand

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