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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 May 2016

I decided at the last minute to keep moving on my road trip and stay in Nelson for the night. I gave them a call and asked if they had rooms and if it was OK if I arrived on the late side. They said not a problem and Phil was so nice when I arrived, ensuring that I had...

Thank livetravelbig
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Extremely friendly host, even stored our bags and returned them to our room ready when we arrived back. Everything is clean comfortable, shower nice and hot, bed superb We would use Baycrest again. Ideal access to Nelson, airport or a walk along the beach 200m away.

Thank TramperNZ
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 28 April 2016

My family (2 adults and 2 children) stayed in this super clean and cozy motel. The owner was very friendly, greeting us with milk and a wide variety of options for dinner and things to see. The apartment we stayed in was a corner unit on the bottom floor and it was very spacious, clean and comfortable. The kitchenette had...

Thank Vanda_Andel
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Phil was really hospitable throughout our visit, from welcoming us upon our arrival to recommending and arranging a dinner venue. We lived in the family room with 4 of us and it was clean, well-furnished and had plenty of supply of amenities, especially towels. Highly recommended.

Thank yuda10
Wabeno, Wisconsin
Reviewed 12 April 2016

We arrived in Nelson in the evening and were promptly welcomed by Phil. He took us up to our room, and even suggested a place to eat that would pick us up and drop us back at the motel! We grabbed that opportunity in a flash! Phil suggested that we leave our laundry in a basket in the room, and...

1Thank caroldebbout
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Studio unit was very comfortable, nice decor, clean and tidy. Upstairs unit had a balcony & table and chairs. Good kitchenette facilities but no table although large desk area to sit at. Very helpful host and close to Tahuna restaurants etc. Some noise from next door unit as a door could be opened up to make family unit. On flight...

Thank Diane A
Wollongong, Australia
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Spacious and very comfortable room. Good location and great host. Phil was one of the most informative and helpful hosts that we have come across in our 10 days in New Zealand so far. Booked us a table at a local hotel on a busy Friday night and organised their shuttle bus to pick us up and bring us back....

Thank Julie T
Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 April 2016

We had three nights in this accommodation and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. It was exceptionally clean and the service was first class. A great stay and very convenient. The rooms were very well presented and the quality was of a high standard.

Thank b0bsheila
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 April 2016

From the moment you enter the premise, you are greeted with a happy local of whom takes pride in his Motor Lodge. A great location, clean and tidy rooms and a peaceful stay. Can't fault it ................. Have stayed there prior this visit and will stay again. A+

Thank 9Hawke
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Another excellent South Island motel in a handy position in Tahunanui. Could not be faulted and gets 10 out of 10 for everything. Plenty of room in our executive studio, and the bed was very comfortable. Definitely recommend.

Thank David S

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge

Additional Information about Bay Crest Motor Lodge

Address: 87 Golf Road | Tahunanui, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: $115 - $197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bay Crest Motor Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Nelson
#3 Luxury Hotel in Nelson
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“Ground floor disability unit at end had parking right next to unit. Noise was not a problem.”
 of 5 bubbles TramperNZ, 7 May 2016 | Read review
“2nd floor rooms have lovely balconies!”
 of 5 bubbles caroldebbout, 12 Apr 2016 | Read review
“we always stay in the spa room downstairs ...”
 of 5 bubbles 9Hawke, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are good and have balcony space.”
 of 5 bubbles 384lynm, 21 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Has free Wifi up to 500mb per day. More than enough.”
 of 5 bubbles MarknJanice, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
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