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Trailways Hotel Nelson

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Hoi An, Vietnam
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel / restaurant is a very easy walk from central Nelson and shops. The meals are beautiful and well presented. and the staff are very helpful. they start off with an unexpected wee taster. You can get a table facing the river beside it too. The bar also has river view seating inside or outside. There is lovely accommodation...

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Fernie, Canada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We were given a room overlooking the river which was very nice With a comfortable king bed and an nicely renovated bathroom but the walls are very thin and I could hear someone snoring all night. The staff at the fromt desk were exceptionally friendly and helpful.

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Thank Christine F
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Paper thin walls, we ended up using earplugs to get to sleep. We could hear all conversations and even the reception and bar. Very small wardrobe could only hang 2 items. Clean though and good location.

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

Many thanks for your review. We are pleased found your room clean and enjoyed your great location by the Maitai River and Nelson CBD. We appreciate your feedback regarding noise and the size of the wardrobe. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in Nelson.

North Richland Hills, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

If back in Nelson, I would stay here again. I had a corner suite that was really more room than I needed as a party of one, but I did enjoy the spaciousness. For a party with children or multiple people, the suite would also be perfect. I thought the king bed upstairs with a sky light over it was...

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Paphos, Cyprus
Reviewed 1 week ago

Large spacious room, tea and coffee facilities. Great spa bath. Friendly and informative staff. Made a mistake with our booking on the return trip but this was sorted immediately. No noise from outside. Did not eat on the premises so cannot comment on the food.

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

Many thanks for taking the time to share your experience of Trailways Hotel Nelson. Great to hear you enjoyed our friendly team, and look forward to an opportunity to assist again in the future.

Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice service especially from Isabelle and after they messed up our checkin (gave us wrong room) they sorted it quick and were very apologetic. Room was small but nice and great view of river. Bar stuff were super friendly and all in a great location close to cbd

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

Many thanks for your feedback. Great to hear our Reception team addressed your problem immediately, and you enjoyed your stay with us. We are very blessed with our staff, and your comments will certainly be passed on.

Blenheim, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had two rooms - one family and one standard room both were well located in the building and well equipped - we were on the ground floor which made access easy and quick when packing up car. While we did find some rubbish and items obviously left by the previous occupant when we arrived - it did not upset...

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of Trailways Hotel online, and my apologies for your discovery, I have passed this information on to our Head of Housekeeping for further investigation. I trust you otherwise enjoyed your stay in Nelson.

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely location on the river and only a few minutes walk to the town and river. Rooms are clean and spacious, there are only two floors and there is a small swimming pool. This hotel also caters for coach travellers so a 6am wake up call was not appreciated. All rooms have a outside seating area, ours faced the pool...

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on line. It's always good to see our guests enjoying the location, and my sincere apologies if you received a wake up call that was not booked. I will certainly look into this for the future. Riverside rooms are always a favourite and you have to be quick to book...

Goole
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very comfortable hotel, best to ask for river view. Pool small but a sun trap. Very close to town with plenty of good eating places. Beach about 15minutes away. Comprehensive breakfast and well served. Very helpful and friendly staff. If we go back to Nelson, would definitely stay again.

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

Thank you for your lovely feedback, and for taking the time to share this. We look forward to seeing you again.

New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank you for your review. It is a shame you did not dine with us as we believe you would have enjoyed it. We have a great range of seafood dishes and try to cater for all our guests including international guests. We have Sky news available at all times and also a range of international news programs that can...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Business Centre with Internet 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: $111 - $258 (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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#7 Business Hotel in Nelson
#9 Luxury Hotel in Nelson
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“There are two stories so top story wouod be quieter with south side quietest. Nice views too Tea and coffee supplied”
 of 5 bubbles onawinner2016, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“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
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