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We have put together also a carefully selected list of recommended hotels in Nelson, only hotels with the highest level of guest satisfaction are included. Many photos and unbiased hotel reviews written by real guests are provided to help you make your booking decision. Luxury hotels (including 5 star hotels and 4 star hotels) and cheap Nelson hotels (with best discount rates and up-to-date hotel deals) are both available in separate lists.

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Nelson location

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Nelson is located in Nelson-Marlborough, New Zealand.

Most popular hotels in Nelson

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Palms Motel *****

Located in the centre of Nelson, Palms Motel offers self-contained apartments with full kitchen facilities and a jacuzzi. It also has an outdoor swimming pool and tennis court. Number of rooms: 28.

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404 on Trafalgar *****

A 5-minute walk from dining options at Nelson town centre, 404 on Trafalgar features contemporary apartments with a full kitchen and free in-house movies. It offers free Wi-Fi access and complimentary parking on its premises. Number of rooms: 3.

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Abelia Motor Lodge *****

Just 10 minutes’ walk from Tahunanui Beach, Abelia Motor Lodge offers self-contained accommodation with beautiful views over the mountains and Abel Tasman National Park. It features a lovely garden with outdoor seating, and a portable barbecue. Number of rooms: 12.

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Cambria House *****

Cambria House offers modern B&B accommodation in a quiet location, only 5 minutes’ walk from Nelson city centre. Guests have access to a large sunny terrace and a garden with BBQ facilities. Number of rooms: 6.

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Admirals Motor Inn ****

Admirals Motor Inn offers self-contained units with kitchen facilities, private bathroom and spacious lounge area with satellite TV. Guests have access to a seasonal outdoor swimming pool and shared laundry. Number of rooms: 22.

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Balmoral Motel ****

Just 500 metres from Tahunanui Beach, Balmoral Motel boasts a solar-heated outdoor pool and self-contained accommodation with satellite TV. Free parking is available on site. Number of rooms: 14.

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Beaches Motor Inn *****

Just 5 minutes’ walk from Tahunanui Beach, Beaches Motor Inn offers self-contained accommodation with a private balcony or patio. It features a barbecue area, free bicycle rental and 2 hours of free Wi-Fi per stay. Number of rooms: 16.

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Tasman Bay Backpackers ****

This hostel offers free Wi-Fi, a log fire in the guest lounge and heaters in all rooms. Guests can relax in the hammock in the garden or explore Nelson using one of the hostel’s free bicycles. Number of rooms: 21.

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Cathedral Inn *****

Set amongst beautiful gardens, this restored 19th-century mansion is just 5 minutes’ drive from the Nelson Haven waterfront. It offers rooms with free Wi-Fi, free breakfast and lovely garden views. Number of rooms: 7.

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Courtesy Court Motel ***

Just 1 km from Tahunanui Beach, Courtesy Court Motel boasts an outdoor pool, barbecue facilities and a children’s playground. It offers self-contained accommodation with a full kitchen. Number of rooms: 15.

Hotels in Nelson – sortable overview

List of all hotels in Nelson. By default, Nelson hotels are sorted by class: the most luxurious hotels in Nelson are listed first. You can change the sorting order using the navigation bar above. By clicking the first (leftmost) button you can interchange the direction of sorting between ascending/descending.

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Nelson: list of all hotels

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A Culinary Experience Luxury Bed And Breakfast *****

Culinary Experience Inn offers luxurious accommodation with a private balcony and free Wi-Fi. It features an outdoor jacuzzi, a sunny terrace and a cosy guest lounge with panoramic water views. Number of rooms: 2.

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Ambleside Luxury Bed & Breakfast *****

Just 7 minutes’ drive from Tahunanui Beach, Ambleside Villa offers accommodation with beautiful garden views, free Wi-Fi and free breakfast. It features a jacuzzi, a sunny terrace and barbecue facilities. Number of rooms: 4.

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Arrow Motel Apartments *****

The Arrow Motel is just south of Nelson City near local shopping, bars and cafés. It offers a choice of studios and apartments featuring flat screen TVs with SKY channels. Each of the rooms includes a kitchenette with a microwave and a refrigerator. Number of rooms: 13.

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Bay Crest Motor Lodge *****

The modern and spacious Bay Crest Motor Lodge is located in the heart of Nelson with its cafes, restaurants and bars and is close to Tahuna Beach. Number of rooms: 10.

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Boutique Hotel Warwick House *****

The Warwick House is a luxury hotel overlooking the city of Nelson, with views over Tasman Bay. This Victorian mansion, which the locals call "the castle" is a short walk from the river and downtown. Number of rooms: 5.

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Boutique Motel & Apartment 12 *****

Spacious studios and apartments at Boutique Motel offer free internet and LCD TVs. It is located in the Nelson suburb of Stoke, walking distance from a shopping centre and restaurants. Number of rooms: 11.

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Cedar Grove Motor Lodge *****

Cedar Grove Motor Lodge offers modern accommodation in the centre of Nelson. Rooms at Cedar Grove feature flat-screen TV’s with satellite channels. Number of rooms: 23.

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Century Park Motor Lodge *****

Century Park Motor Lodge offers modern self-catering accommodation with free Wi-Fi and on-site parking, 850 metres from Rutherford Park. It features a free DVD library and free bicycle rental. Number of rooms: 14.

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Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco *****

Just minutes from the heart of Nelson lies a handcrafted picturesque resort, standing next to the Waimea Inlet offering charming self contained cottages and cozy hotel rooms, The Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco is the perfect place to escape everyday... Number of rooms: 95.

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Palazzo Motor Lodge *****

Just a 3-minute walk from central Nelson's award-winning cafes, restaurants and shops, Palazzo Motor Lodge offers self-catering accommodation with satellite LCD TVs and DVD players. It offers free parking and free bicycle rentals. Number of rooms: 16.

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The Sands *****

The Sands offers luxury apartments in the heart of Nelson’s scenic Tahunanui area. All apartments offer private balconies with panoramic views of the Tasman Ocean. Each well-decorated apartment includes a flat screen TV and a washer/dryer. Number of rooms: 15.

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Amber Court Motor Lodge ****

Situated just 2 km from Tahynanui Beach, Amber Court Motor Lodge offers affordable accommodation featuring an LCD TV and seating area. It includes a terrace with jacuzzi and barbecue area. Number of rooms: 16.

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Arcadia Motel ****

Arcadia Motel is situated just 3 minutes’ walk from Tahuna Beach. It has a solar-heated swimming pool and rooms with well-equipped kitchens. Wi-Fi access and daily newspapers are free. Number of rooms: 12.

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ASURE Fountain Resort Motel ****

Situated in Nelson and featuring a large solar heated pool, ASURE Fountain Resort Motel offers modern accommodation along with free parking. Tahunanui Beach is 500 metres away. Number of rooms: 12.

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Bella Vista Motel Nelson ****

Bella Vista Motel Nelson offers self-contained accommodation with satellite TV, only a 5-minute drive from Tahunanui Beach. Transfers to and from Nelson Airport are available for guests. Number of rooms: 18.

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Best Western Tuscany Gardens ****

Tuscany Gardens Motor Lodge is situated in Tahunanui, 600 metres from the beaches of South Island. It offers air-conditioned studios and suites with separate kitchens. Number of rooms: 12.

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Kingsland Court Motel ****

Just 5 minutes’ walk from beautiful Tahuna Beach, Kingsland Court offers self-contained accommodation with satellite TV and Wi-Fi access. It features a tour desk, guest laundry and car rental facilities. Number of rooms: 11.

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Milton Chalet Motel ****

Milton Chalet Motel is situated just 10 minutes’ drive from Tahunanui Beach. It offers self-catering studios and apartments. There is an outdoor swimming pool and Jacuzzi. Barbecue facilities are available. Number of rooms: 13.

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Rutherford Hotel Nelson - A Heritage Hotel ****

The Rutherford Hotel Nelson offers luxurious hotel accommodation with a full complement of features designed to help you achieve the most from your stay. Number of rooms: 113.

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Beachcomber Motor Inn ***

A short walk away from Tahuanui Beach, Beachcomber Motor Inn offers affordable accommodation along with a heated swimming pool and mini-gym. Nelson Airport is 3 km away. Number of rooms: 47.

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