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The Sails Nelson

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Apartment, 1 Bedroom | Private kitchen | Fridge, microwave, stovetop, dishwasher
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, pillow-top beds, in-room safe
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, pillow-top beds, in-room safe
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, pillow-top beds, in-room safe

Overview of The Sails Nelson

The Sails Nelson

5.0 star property
City centre guesthouse, steps from Trafalgar Park

9.8/10 Exceptional

560 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
The price is NZ$193
Price available on 04/12/2022
Map
7 Trafalgar Street, Nelson, 7010

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In The Wood

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

The Sails Nelson is a great choice for a stay in Nelson. Freebies such as WiFi, self-parking and wired Internet are added perks, and guests looking to stay active can experience the nearby hiking/biking trails, kayaking and mountain biking. A snack bar/deli and free bike rentals are offered, and in-room conveniences at this luxurious guest house include fridges and microwaves. Fellow travellers love the comfortable beds and helpful staff.

Languages

English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Check-in

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

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast and through room service
At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination
Guests providing vaccine records must have received complete COVID-19 vaccination at least 1 days prior to check-in
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 15 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until 8:00 PM
  • Express check-in/out available
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions
  • At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 8:30 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination
  • Guests providing vaccine records must have received complete COVID-19 vaccination at least 1 days prior to check-in

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

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free Wi-Fi (speed: 100+ Mbps (good for 1–2 people or up to 6 devices)) and wired Internet access in rooms

Parking

  • Free uncovered on-site self-parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Snack bar/deli

Travelling with children

  • Local/corner shop

What to do

  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Kayaking nearby

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Free bike hire

Facilities

  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 2012
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Step-free path to entrance

Languages

  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 65-inch Smart TV
  • Premium digital channels
  • Netflix

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Espresso maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow-top mattress

What to enjoy

  • Furnished balcony/patio

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Complimentary wireless Internet access (speed of 100+ Mbps (good for 1–2 people or up to 6 devices)) and free wired Internet

Food and drink

  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Stovetop
  • Toaster
  • Cookware, dishes and utensils
  • Dishwasher

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Eco-friendly cleaning products provided

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Late checkout can be arranged for an extra charge of NZD 30 (subject to availability)

Hygiene & cleanliness

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

Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

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

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast and through room service.

At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination.

Guests providing vaccine records must have received complete COVID-19 vaccination at least 1 days prior to check-in.

Policies

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have lifts.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a smoke detector and a security system on site.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

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

Frequently asked questions

Does The Sails Nelson offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Sails Nelson does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at The Sails Nelson?
As of 1 December 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Sails Nelson on 4 December 2022 start from NZ$193, 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.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Sails Nelson?
This property confirms that guests must provide documentation related to COVID-19 at check-in. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at The Sails Nelson?
Sorry, neither pets nor service animals are allowed.
Is parking offered on site at The Sails Nelson?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Sails Nelson?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge of NZD 30 (subject to availability). Express check-in and check-out and contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
What is there to do at The Sails Nelson and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as cycling. Additional recreation nearby includes ecotours. The Sails Nelson also has a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near The Sails Nelson?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Stefanos (6-min walk), Riverside Kitchen (7-min walk) and Yello Cafe (8-min walk).
Does The Sails Nelson have self-catered rooms fitted with kitchens or kitchenettes?
Yes, a kitchen is available in every room, and also includes an espresso maker, a coffee maker and a toaster.
Does The Sails Nelson have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a furnished balcony or patio.
What's the area around The Sails Nelson like?
The Sails Nelson is in The Wood, a short 2-minute walk from Trafalgar Park and 10 minutes' walk from Montgomery Square. Travellers recommend the guest house for its walkable location.

Overall score and ratings

9.8

Exceptional

9.8/10

Cleanliness

9.7/10

Staff & service

9.7/10

Amenities

9.8/10

Property conditions & facilities

9.6/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

Laurie, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Cynthia, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great location, helpful, friendly staff, clean, tidy and the most comfortable bed I've had in a motel
richard, 4-night business trip
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8/10 Very good

Staff go overboard to assist with booking problems, rooms clean and comfortable just a bit small
Richard, 2-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Bruce, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Ethel, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Fiona, 1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Lovely, clean and modern. Central to many shops and restaurants. Friendly staff
Angela, 7-night family trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Gorgeous, right near the town centre. Great little luxuries- unique teas and coffees
Keryn, 3-night romance trip
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