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Trailways Hotel Nelson

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

OK. I stayed here twice in January 2017 for one night each time. Rooms are "OK" but that's it. The first booking was like $133 USD but had a spa bath and a balcony over looking the river - the price was acceptable for NZ. The 2nd stay, the room was on ground level and they gave me the room...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great location and spacious but it needs a refurshing this could be the number 1 place in Nelson. Service friendly and welcoming. They have a market but with that excellent they could aim higher. I have nothing more to say.

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Trailways, Front Office Manager at Trailways Hotel Nelson, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and feedback.

melbourne
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Within walking distance to everything in town - shops, supermarkets, cafes, etc. Really nice room overlooking the estuary. Friendly, helpful staff. FREE INTERNET! Got a really good price via Booking.com. Would definitely recommend and stay again.

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Trailways, Front Office Manager at Trailways Hotel Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Your recommendation is appreciated and we look forward to seeing you again.

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Comfortable bedding. Decent size room. This hotel is located within walking distance to town and is in a quiet spot. It has a small balcony which is lovely to sit when the sun is setting. The staff were great and good service.

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Trailways, Front Office Manager at Trailways Hotel Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive comments and review. Our location is a great asset for Trailways Hotel Nelson and it is great that quests have time to sit and enjoy the view. We hope to see you again next time you are in Nelson.

Yeovil, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 2 nights as part of a tour. Ideally located for Nelson, which is a lovely town. Hotel is very comfortable and has a small outdoor pool to laze around if so inclined. Ate in the hotel restaurant where I had Lamb Shank with Pea mash which was very good, paired with a lovely wine followed by salted...

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Trailways, Front Office Manager at Trailways Hotel Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and high recommendation. Nelson is a lovely town and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay, dinning and our great location. We hope to next time you visit Nelson or decide to take another tour.

Reviewed 1 week ago

good location and comfortable accommodations. It is right next to some nice walking trails along the river which were quite scenic- also was close to city centre. I did feel that $326 for one night was very expensive- paid less than that for a luxury hotel in Wellington the prior evening. I suppose this was high season and reflected the...

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Trailways, Front Office Manager at Trailways Hotel Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed our lovely location and were comfortable. You are correct that hotel prices do fluctuate due to the peak season and high demand for this time of the year.

Horley
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff at this hotel could not be faulted as they were polite and welcoming. The room was equally good and offered a small patio area overlooking the river. The restaurant staff were very attentive and the menu whilst not extensive would meet most customer's needs and was well presented. Suspect the true grading should be 4.5 and as such...

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Trailways, Front Office Manager at Trailways Hotel Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are pleased we were able to meet your needs and its great to not be faulted. I will welcome the increase in our star rating and will ensure I pass on your comments to our great team of staff.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked for 10 days to attend the Nelson Chamber Music Festival 2017. A lovely surprise on arrival was that we had received an upgrade to a suite, providing a kitchen, living area, bathroom and bedroom, all serviced daily. The room was excellent, the staff all absolutely friendly and brilliant in their responses to our needs. Our room fronted the...

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Trailways, Front Office Manager at Trailways Hotel Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your upgrade and were able to relax by the river and our lovely location. We look forward to seeing you when you return.

Broxbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed 2 nights here and would recommend it. The location is near all amenities although we didn't really have a lot of time to appreciate it. We ate in the restaurant both evenings and food was of a high standard. The choice of fruit here was the best I have ever seen in any hotel we...

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Trailways, Front Office Manager at Trailways Hotel Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It is always a pleasure to hear that our guests enjoyed their stay and dining at The Tides Restaurant. We hope to see you next time where you are able to enjoy and appreciate our lovely little city.

Hastings, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed one night recently. Great central city location in an area of town previously known as the Italian quarter where migrants grew tomatoes so a long time resident informed me Good clean room, friendly helpful staff, great location.

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Trailways, Front Office Manager at Trailways Hotel Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback. It is lovely to read that you enjoyed our close location to the CBD and were comfortable in our clean rooms. I will ensure to pass on thanks to our great team of staff.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
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  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Trailways Hotel, one of Nelson's most stylish and contemporary venues. We are centrally located within a few minutes walk of Nelson's central shopping precinct, theatres, cultural and sporting attractions, restaurants and cafes, the information centre, and close to the scenic waterfront. Stay in the heart of Nelson city and explore the region, famous for its sunshine, wine, seafood, art and craft, Saturday morning open-air market, its five national parks and abundance of outdoor recreation. Trailways Hotel is right on the river and many of its rooms open onto the river side. There are 47 rooms consisting of studios, studio spas, spacious suites and interconnecting rooms. Also overlooking the river is award-winning The Tides Restaurant and Bar. There are three serviced conference rooms for your next business event, wedding or function. For the business traveller, we have up-to-the-minute facilities to make your stay most productive. Our staff are on hand 24 hours to respond to your requirements. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Trailways Hotel Nelson

Address: 66 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: $118 - $268 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Trailways Hotel Nelson 4.5*
Number of rooms: 47
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“Ask for one overlooking the estuary, you can sit outside and have a drink overlooking the river.”
 of 5 bubbles mm63, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Depends if you want river or road views.”
 of 5 bubbles NickiF_13, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the river”
 of 5 bubbles Brummievp, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Some of ground floor rooms subject to noise from pool eg room 46”
 of 5 bubbles lujamesm, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you decide to go to the movie theatre which is a 5 minute walk away, best to book your seats early as we missed out!”
 of 5 bubbles 255craigd, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
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