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Castles Motel

Booking.comUSD 88*
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#26 of 41 Hotels in Nelson
Certificate of Excellence
07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 105*
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Dunedin nz
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed in a one bedroom spa unit that was unfortunately right next to a busy road. The unit was clean and tidy and the hosts were very helpful. The only thing that really lets this property down is that it is on one of main roads into Nelson. If you are a light sleeper I would suggested asking for...

Thank FamilyDunedinnz
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We were able to stay in an upstairs unit because of the help given with our luggage. The unit was extremely spacious and well lit. Just a few minutes' walk saw at at one of Nz"s most famous beaches and a wide variety of restaurants. We were welcomed charmingly.

Thank Meredith C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rooms at Castles Motel are a good size, and are fitted out well with fridge, microwave and storage facilities for those who want to make their own breakfast and sort out an evening meal for themselves. Tea, coffee and biscuits are provided every day. TV and free Wifi are both provided. Laundry facilities are available on site. It's just...

Thank Jean T
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

First impression might be that it's a gimmick given its styling as a castle. That would normally suggest it's rundown inside. However, we were hugely surprised. Nice spacious room, partially modernised with new furniture and upgraded bathroom, wooden beams and a generous wifi allowance. Welcome was good, location a few mins from the beachfront and even closer to the main...

Thank aceadrian
Okinawa, Japan
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We stayed at Castles Motel in December for 5 nights in a room that had its own kitchenette which was great as we were able to eat breakfast each morning at the motel before heading off to explore. The owners were very friendly and helpful and even loaned me a power adapter since I forgot to bring mine. It is...

Thank FunFlyingFour
Reviewed 7 December 2016

The rooms at Castles Motel are well set out with their own kitchenettes which were well equipped. They units were also meticulously clean and serviced every day. The hotel owners were very friendly, helpful and obviously take pride in their establishment. The hotel is on a busy road but is very close to the beach and has places to eat...

1Thank Blondedog1
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Was a great place to stay,we were there for a few nights,the room was lovely little bit dusty, we chose room with a spa bath and that was great, loved it. The host lady was wonderful and very helpful, was very close to everything. Would definitely go back next time in Nelson.

Thank angelahX9406ZL
Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 March 2016

We visit Nelson a couple of times each year for family reasons and we always enjoy Nelson for its seemingly never ending sunshine and calm conditions. We have stayed at the Castles Motel before and found it very handy for food outlets and the bay/beach.

Thank Brian M
Hockley UK
Reviewed 10 March 2016

This was our first stop on South Island after crossing on the ferry from Wellington. Motel is actually in Tahunanui which just outside Nelson about 10 min drive to City centre. Good size room with comfortable bed and pillows OK. A small continental breakfast will be provided on request. No air-con

Thank RobHockleyUK
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 February 2016

Clean, friendly owners,spacious room with in room spa. The kitchen was complete with all the required utensils. Very near to amenities, beach and fast food restaurants. Our room was on the road so a little noisy and the parking is a little bit tight but this did not spoil the experience.

Thank Zuhair S

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Meeting Rooms
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
11 Spacious Units, ranging from Studios to 1 Bedroom Units some with 2 person Spa Baths in the Bedrooms. All Units have Full Kitchen Facilities. Castles Motel is a 200m walk to Tahunanui Beach, 6 minute drive to the City Centre of Nelson and Close to Airport. We are surrounded by numerous Restaurants and Cafes. Try a stay at our Friendly family Run Motel, your Gateway to the Abel Tasman National Park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Castles Motel

Address: 44 Tahunanui Drive | Tahunanui, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: $104 - $147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Castles Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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Hotel Style:
#5 Business Hotel in Nelson
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Nelson
#8 Romantic Hotel in Nelson
#21 Luxury Hotel in Nelson
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“All seem to be fine.”
578jeant, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs is best, away from the comings and goings.”
O8420WFbrianm, 15 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor room better if you have lots of luggage”
RobHockleyUK, 10 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Rooms away from the main road are quiter”
456zuhairs, 27 Feb 2016 | Read review
“We gotta ground floor level room...convenient if you have lots of luggage”
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