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Trailways Hotel Nelson

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2016

A good hotel, fairly standard, but in a location which is hard to beat. At the end of the main strip, just keep walking over the river to reach the shops of the city. There are plenty of bars and restaurants close by too and the cathedral is about 15 minutes away in a straight line. It's also really convenient...

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

Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed our close proximity to Nelson city and the Maitai River. We apologise if you thought the pool was closed. A cover is put on the pool in the evenings to maintain the pool heat, however our reception staff will happily take the cover off for any guest wanting to...

Barcelona
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Our studio room was spacious and clean with a spa bath included and complimentary toiletries. The bed was HUGE and comfortable as were the pillows. There was a couch, small table and fridge. Only tea and coffee making facilities. There was a small balcony with table and chairs looking over the river which was a bit muddy but can't complain....

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

Many thanks for your recommendation and review. It is great to read that you enjoyed our wonderful location and you made the most of being in the heart of Nelson. Our reception and housekeeping staff will be pleased to read your comments as they aim to ensure that our guests feel welcome and comfortable.

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Our room was spacious and had a small balcony area overlooking the river. All staff at this hotel were friendly and extremely helpful. We found the guest laundry room useful. Breakfasts had a vast range of food to choose from and the evening meals were interesting and tasty.

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

Thank you for your review. Our wonderful reception team will appreciate your comments and will be pleased that they could help you. We are pleased that you enjoyed your meals at our Tides Restaurant. We hope to have you stay again.

Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2016

friendly helpful staff happy to help with any queries a good location and excellent food beautiful presented good location easy to get around the teen from here the swimming pool which is outdoors is small

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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 hear that our staff could help you and you made use of our great location. We hope you enjoyed your stay in Nelson.

Ashburton, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Really enjoyed my stay and eager to go back again. Perfect situation very close to everything you need. Fabulous outlook. Our room faced the river. Beautiful decor, very clean and well presented. Good service, pleasant, helpful staff. City centre just across the river and The Tides restaurant part of the complex.

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

Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and the beautiful tidal Maitai river at your doorstep. We welcome you back and look forward to seeing you again.

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 16 March 2016

A standard style mid-range hotel which is very well situated on a very tidal river and just a stone's throw easy walk into the CBD. Clean, quiet, well maintained, comfy bed, brilliant service, laundry facilities. It was very pleasant to sit on the balcony and witness the large tidal fluctuation of the river from small stream to broad watercourse with...

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

Thank you for your review and recommendation! It is great to read that you were comfortable and received brilliant service at Trailways Hotel Nelson. We hope to see you again.

Cramlington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 March 2016

Stayed in the apartments attached to this hotel and they were amazing. Own kitchen and laundry, they were spacious very clean and comfortable and had a jacuzzi bath as well. Staff very friendly and helpful and the food was excellent in both quality and quantity. We would highly recommend staying here to others.

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

Thank you for your review and recommendation to stay at Trailways Hotel. It is great to hear that you found our apartments amazing and enjoyed dining in our Tides Restaurant. We look forward hopefully seeing you again.

East Midlands
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Stayed here for two nights and enjoyed the quiet and peace after a lot of driving and travelling. Welcoming staff and a good restaurant for dinner and breakfast. Nice room with a balcony overlooking the tidal river. At low tide do not expect much water but as the water comes back in enjoy watching all the fish jumping and the...

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

Thank you for your review. So pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Trailways and meals in our Tides Restaurant. The payoff of the low tide is the wonderful river at high tide. Come at the beginning of summer and we also have a pair of resident King Fisher birds who are also a delight to watch. We hope to...

Varsity Lakes, Australia
Reviewed 23 February 2016

A very central spot to stay with parking available, get there early. The CBD only one block away. The meals were excellent, breakfast buffet had all you would require and a lovely host who was so knowledgeable about a day trip to wineries, what to buy and see. She recommended a stop off at Mapua for lunch, a place with...

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

Thank you for your review and comments regarding our lovely breakfast host. Nelson and the surrounding areas have such wonderful places to visit. It is great to hear that you enjoyed dining at our restaurant and our great location. We hope you enjoy the rest of your New Zealand holiday and look forward to seeing you next time you are...

Deal, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 February 2016

We would certainly choose to stay here again if visiting Nelson - the hotel is well situated (but has parking) and our room had a nice view across the tidal river. The room was well equipped and very clean. We slept well.

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

Many thanks for your review and positive comments. We are always delighted to hear that people slept well and enjoy our hotel. Cleanliness is very important to us and we appreciate you noting how clean Trailways Hotel is. We look forward to seeing you next time you visit our lovely little city.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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: $109 - $232 (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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