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Trafalgar Lodge, Nelson, New Zealand

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46 Trafalgar Street, Nelson, 7001, New Zealand

City-center hotel within easy reach of Nelson Provincial Museum
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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  • Great place. Character. Very welcoming and organized. Big room. Everything worked.…May 20, 2020
  • Great little place We will definitely book again. Mar 14, 2020

Trafalgar Lodge, Nelson, New Zealand

from NZ$86
  • Apartment, 1 Bedroom
  • Apartment, 2 Bedrooms
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed
  • Standard Motel Room 1 Queen and 1 Single
  • Nelson in Lodge Budget Room (Small Room: Upstairs,Small Ensuite) best suited for 1 person
  • Hamilton in Lodge Budget Room (Small Room: Upstairs,Small Ensuite) best suited for 1 person
  • Executive House, 4 Bedrooms, Kitchen, Ground Floor

What’s around Trafalgar Lodge, Nelson, New Zealand


  • Heart of Nelson
  • Nelson Provincial Museum - 8 min walk
  • Founders Park - 20 min walk
  • Miyazu Japanese Gardens - 25 min walk
  • Tahunanui Beach Reserve - 2.6 mi / 4.2 km
  • Nelson Golf Links - 4.2 mi / 6.8 km

Getting around

  • Nelson (NSN) - 10 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 9 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-7 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
If you are planning to arrive after 7 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

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


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

  • Free nearby parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Trafalgar Lodge, Nelson, New Zealand’s small print

Also known as

  • Trafalgar Lodge
  • Trafalgar Lodge Nelson
  • Trafalgar Lodge Hotel
  • Trafalgar Lodge Nelson
  • Trafalgar Lodge Hotel Nelson


This property does not have elevators.

Optional extras

Breakfast costs between NZD 5.00 and NZD 22.00 per person (approximately)

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 Trafalgar Lodge, Nelson, New Zealand

  • Is parking offered at Trafalgar Lodge?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Are pets allowed at Trafalgar Lodge?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Trafalgar Lodge?
    You can check in from 2 PM to 7 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
  • What is there to do near Trafalgar Lodge?
    Recommended spots to visit include Nelson Provincial Museum (8-min walk) and Founders Park (1.1 mi), along with Miyazu Japanese Gardens (1.3 mi) and Tahunanui Beach Reserve (2.6 mi).

Recent reviews

Very good 8.4 From 57 reviews

Very good 8.0
Comfy and Close to town.
Comfortable and clean. Lovely hosts
nz1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Amazing service
My wife & I came down to see a concert from Wellington do had a weekend trip to Nelson. This is a great central location within walking distance to the center of town. We also had a later flight & the host allowed us to check out a little later & held our carry on bags as we went out to lunch. We really appreciated that.
Brian, nz2 night romance trip
Poor 2.0
we did not really stay as the owner kicked us out at 21:30 because as a result of us filling out the check-in questionnaire. Because we commented on the check-in experience and room condition, leaving a 'non-smiley face' (there are only 2 choices) the owner came banging on our door screaming that we have to leave immediately. When we asked her what's the deal - she told us that we are unhappy and so need to leave as this is "HER PROPERTY". She threatened to call the police (which we probably should have done as at that point the law was on our side - we paid and so entered into a contract and we did not do anything wrong). Prior to meeting the 'lovely' owner: We arrived at 3:40pm and the reception was closed with a note saying "back at 4pm". Nobody turned out till 4:30pm - a long wait in the sun when the reception supposedly is open until 7pm. Then it appeared the room was not ready so we had another 15 minutes wait. The room was OK but the bathroom has a lot to wish for (cheap hostel-style). If you after quiet night sleep - note that you are likely to enjoy the conversations or TV from other rooms.
Frank, nz1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great she was most helpful room was clean an handy to everything
Donald, nz1 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Great place to stay
Comfortable pleasant and very clean Very happy and will stay there again
Paul, nz1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great location and welcoming
Pleasant and welcoming host, off-street parking, comfortable bed, good location
Justin, nz1 night business trip
Very good 8.0
Great stay, good value
I came down to Nelson to see a friend. Trafalgar Lodge was really cost effective, and in a great location. Proprietor was lovely and very helpful. My room was small but had everything I needed and the lady double checked it was just me staying rather than me and a partner so she knew the room was suitable. The room I was in was through a communal entrance upstairs, with no visitors after 10pm. It wouldn't be suitable if you were staying with a young baby/child as noise would disturb other guests.
Tanya, nz2 night trip
Very good 8.0
very pleasant and central area
deane, us1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Welcoming family-run hotel
I had a very friendly welcome here from the owner (Georgina) who gave me lots of advice about where to go according to my interests - which happened to be Victorian houses & gardens and hiking. I was very pleased with Melrose (for brunch), Broadgreen and Isel House. Georgina gave me tips that weren’t in the guidebooks. I was upgraded to a bigger room which was lovely - with a well equipped kitchen. There’s a Countdown supermarket just a 5 minute walk away towards the town. The hotel is a short walk into town. I walked everywhere. I stayed 4 nights here. I’ll come back and stay longer next time.
Linda J, hk4 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Very Good Value
Small bedroom but very good value accommodation
graham, gb1 night trip

Trafalgar Lodge, Nelson, New Zealand

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