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Palms Nelson

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The accomodation was first class, extremely clean with great facilities. The staff were very friendly and nothing was too much trouble. Needing a place to recover after a lengthy journey to New Zealand, we were able to recover in premises travellers require. Comfortable beds and quietness. On further visits to Nelson it will be our first stop.

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Robina, Australia
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62 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We cycled the Great Taste Trail with Trail Journeys (see related review) and our trip was bookended with a stay at Palms Nelson. The rooms are well-appointed with a small functional kitchenette & comfortable beds. The best features of the motel are the location (central to Nelson shopping & plenty of cafes and directly opposite a supermarket) and the service... More 

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Palmsmotel5, Owner at Palms Nelson, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review MrandMrsDespot. Pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and found everything to your liking. Hope to see you again. More 

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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great rooms great staff nothing too much trouble went the extra mile for us would definitely stay here again. there is a countdown 2 minutes away and restaurants and cafe within 5 mins walk great location motorbike museum also 5 min walk.

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Palmsmotel5, Manager at Palms Nelson, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review Dave B. Really glad you enjoyed your stay with us hope to see you again in the near future. More 

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199 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a family weekend away. Centrally located, city centre only a couple of minutes walk away, and there is a supermarket right across the street. We were warmly greeted on our arrival, given lots of useful information, really good clear directions for everything. The unit was modern and well equipped and spotlessly clean. We had a two bedroom... More 

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Palmsmotel5, Manager at Palms Nelson, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your awesome review Jscindc. Its so nice to hear positive feedback about the staff and also the premises. We in return would also be happy to have you back here again anytime :) More 

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Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Very noisy, wall is not sound proof! Not worth the money! Not good view, not looking like the picture on Internet! Staff not very friendly, not recommend to go there again! There's construction site progressing there, a bit messy! Although room is clean, like the cooking stove!

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Palmsmotel5, Owner at Palms Nelson, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Wayne D. Sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your stay with us. The construction site you are referring to is the next door building and we have no control over how tidy they keep their workplace. In fact on the days you stayed they weren't even on site as they don't work in the weekends.... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Location close to town but traffic is noisy as are the half hourly clock bells! Double bed was 2 singles together so big ridge down centre. Very clean. Shower was about 20cm off the floor & dangerous when wet. Cannot change shower height so awkward for smaller people. Borrowed a DVD player but they didn't know how to hook it... More 

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Palmsmotel5, Manager at Palms Nelson, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Takanini1. Sorry we have no control over the clock bells in the city and how often they chime. The bed in your room was actually a split king, if you had let us know earlier that it wasn't to your satisfaction, we could have put you in another room. All our showers are designed that way... More 

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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely place. Not the first time we have stayed here,and standards are the usual high standard. Couple of little things,couldnt find tv remote for bedroom tv, and the pillows are very very soft and flat(that might just be my preference). Otherwise highly reccommended to all my friends and family.

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Palmsmotel5, Manager at Palms Nelson, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Keith L, always a pleasure to have repeat customers. Sorry to hear you found the pillows too soft. For future reference we do actually have a pillow menu, details of which can be found in the compendium in your room. Look forward to seeing you again. More 

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49 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Very clean and tidy unit with plenty of space, very comfortable. Staff were very helpful, we arrived late and 9pm and it wasn't a bother. Motel is very handy to central Nelson and has a supermarket across the road, close to the river side running / walking track for that all important exercise. Will def stay there again. Motel has... More 

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Palmsmotel5, Manager at Palms Nelson, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review Sandmaitken. So pleased that you found everything to your satisfaction, hope to see you again in the near future. More 

Havelock, New Zealand
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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We had a great stay, clean well appointed rooms. 3 GB of wifi data each meaning no chance of running out. Central to town , only a short walk to restaurants, right across from supermarket .would recommend . I'm lefty of room for 2 adults and 2 kids. Good value for room size and quality.

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Palmsmotel5, Manager at Palms Nelson, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review schultzs. Pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and were happy with the amount of wifi you received. Look forward to seeing you again. More 

Timaru, New Zealand
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30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

This accommodation was ok but there are better in Nelson. The room was freezing cold - just a small fan heater and an oil heater to heat the rooms. It would be nice to see a heat pump. Only one bathroom but the room could sleep six. We were a party of 5 but luckily 1 didn't come because we... More 

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Palmsmotel5, Owner at Palms Nelson, responded to this review

Thanks for your review nemo1123, sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your stay with us. We dont have fan heaters in our rooms, but on the wall in your lounge would have been a convection heater, which heats the room up to around 28-30 degrees constantly if left on and it doesn't emit any noise. Each of our units... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in the heart of Nelson, New Zealand.The Palms Motel offers you modern, luxury apartments, with a choice of studio, executive or family suite accommodation.Set in landscaped grounds and located close to all local amenities, the Palms Motel gives the holidaymaker or business person the ideal home away from home. 28 Luxury Units/Apartments22 x Studio units: Floor area - 29 sq. metres each4 x 1 Bedroom luxury suites: Floor area - 36 sq. metres each2 x 2 Bedroom family units: Floor area - 73 sq. metres each Room Amenities:• Spa Baths (in 1 bdrm & 2 bdrm suites) • Sky TV • Kitchens in all Units • King & Queen size beds • Electric Blankets • Iron/ironing boards in all units • Satin-jet showers with massage • Hair dryers • Double glazed windows • Direct dial phones with modem access. Wireless internet available throughout complex • Recliner chairs and large flat screen LCD TVs in all units (in the lounge and for your convenience a smaller flat screen TV is located the bedroom)The fully fenced salt-swimming-pool is solar heated in summer and features a safe toddler’s pool. Also in the pool area is a large electric barbecue and dining area to use at your leisure. There is a guest laundry, plenty of off road parking and we are adjacent to many recreational facilities, for example there is a Supermarket directly across the street, along with Nelson Public Library and the famous Nelson Saturday Market is just 2 minutes walking distance. We are located just 100m from Nelson’s central shopping area with an abundance of choice for cafes restaurants and shopping. Tahuna Beach is just 5 minutes’ drive away.Your Host Cheryl has more than 20 years’ experience in the hospitality industry and understands travel and holiday needs intimately. Her aim is to make your stay comfortable and memorable for all the right reasons. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Palms Nelson

Address: 5 Paru Paru Road | Cnr Halifax and Rutherford Sts., Nelson, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: $158 - $206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Palms Nelson 4.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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“poss 1st floor is best but all are very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles davebR5117YU, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We were there in the Winter so if you want sun into your room ask for a room facing the sun.”
 of 5 bubbles Fussei, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We had No. 28 - upstairs and next to the heated pool !!!”
 of 5 bubbles karinording, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“They all seem like good rooms”
 of 5 bubbles cherylb1956, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
“A room on the 1st floor is nice since you have a private balcony”
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