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Chelsea Park Motor Lodge

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. Second time back. Beautiful spotless rooms and wonderful spa bath. Location perfect - it was an easy walk to town. Great recommendations by owners who know the region very well, for places to eat and visit.

Thank Zigi1
ChelseaParkOwners, Owner at Chelsea Park Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your review J and it was lovely to see you again in Nelson. Great that you could enjoy our lovely spa baths - a treat for Auckland apartment dwellers :) We look forward to your next visit - either conference or taking time out to enjoy our lovely region. More 

Palmerston North, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 17 June 2016

My recent stay at the Chelsea Park Motor Lodge was more than satisfactory. The hosts are great people and the units are superb, clean and modern. The motel is close to town and on the road out to the airport so access to the beautiful Nelson region is very easy from this location.

Thank thecamerons2016
Greater Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Our hosts Barry and Lee went out of their way to make our stay (6 Nights) very enjoyable. Barry organised our scenic boat trip to Able Tasman National Park as well as a half day wine tour. The premises are well maintained and the rooms along with bedding are very comfortable. Chelsea Park Motel is very central to the city-... More 

1 Thank pvward
Geelong, Australia
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460 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016

The owner was extremely welcoming, the unit was beautifully appointed and comfortable, and a feature was the heated mirror in the bathroom which could not steam up. Parking was easy, and we were close to the top end of the main street of Nelson. We were on a main road, and everything was easy to get to.

Thank John M
ChelseaParkOwners, Owner at Chelsea Park Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. Our location is a great selling point, being handy to all the Nelson City shops, cafes and restaurants. Having a bus stop right at the front gate is also useful for guests. More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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35 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Located in center of Nelson very modern very clean. On arrival we created by a owner who is very proud of his motel and his city and were very friendly and happy to help with advice regarding nearby sights. He walked us to our unit giving a quick tour 2 room unit separate bedroom lounge with kitchenette.The room was very... More 

Thank Stephen B
ChelseaParkOwners, Owner at Chelsea Park Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write your review. We are very proud of our business and we are really blessed to be living in beautiful, sunny Nelson, so we want our guests to have the best experience possible when they come here. We would love to welcome you back in the future! More 

Wollongong, Australia
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39 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Good clean motel with spacious rooms, and full amenities. The beds were comfortable, and the room reasonably quiet. The manager was very friendly and helpful. Only a 10 minute walk into town where there is a good choice of restaurants.

Thank Sarah C
ChelseaParkOwners, Owner at Chelsea Park Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks Sarah for your review, we are pleased you had a good stay. We pride ourselves on the comfort of our rooms and serenity of the decor, and think we offer something a little different in these respects compared to other properties. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Nelson. More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 April 2016

Brilliant place, Lee and Barry went out of their way to welcome us, from the little milk bottle for my tea to the extra beach towels for our day trip. Rooms are comfortable, mattresses are lovely and supermarket and town are close by.

1 Thank LexitaKazan
ChelseaParkOwners, Owner at Chelsea Park Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We're pleased you had a good stay - even better to hear you still needed beach towels in mid April! It has certainly been a lovely warm April. More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2016

The complex and unit were very clean and the facilities were modern. Well set-out King Studio. Close to town. Quiet. Lovely owners. Nothing too much trouble. Would definitely go there again and recommend to others.

1 Thank Lyn M
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30 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

Very nice place, welcoming and the facilities were excellent. I particularly liked the heated area on the bathroom mirror so I could see to shave after everyone else had used the bathroom. These small things make a difference. Would stay there again.

Thank Sweepdog14
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172 reviews
52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Lovely little place with very neat & tidy room. King bed was very comfortable. It is only a short walk from the city center & some of the other local attractions. The owners are very friendly & helpful too. The only possible criticism I would have of it would be possibly a little noisy as it is right on the... More 

Thank PC62
ChelseaPark, Owner at Chelsea Park Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay here. Our location is very convenient for guests to walk to the local cafe's, restaurants and city attractions. As with most businesses, we need to be located where our market is. For us, that's on a main road. We have double glazing on all our windows to provide... More 

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  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Chelsea Park Motor Lodge is a Qualmark rated 4 Star + motel, located in central Nelson city. Our boutique motel has only 10 units, all with kitchen facilities, free high speed WIFI and SKY Guest Select with over 50 channels. Our guests tell us we have a clean and luxurious motel with the most comfortable beds and best showers ever! With the tourist attractions of Nelson and surrounds on our doorstep, Lee & Barry look forward to hosting you and providing for your accommodation needs. For the best rates and no booking fees, book direct! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chelsea Park Motor Lodge

Address: 214 Rutherford Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: $146 - $236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Chelsea Park Motor Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Best Western Nelson
Chelsea Park Hotel
Nelson Best Western
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#3 Romantic Hotel in Nelson
#3 Business Hotel in Nelson
#4 Family Hotel in Nelson
#6 Luxury Hotel in Nelson
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“A short walk into town - not much very close by so be prepared for this.”
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