Rutherford Hotel Nelson

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Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Desk, iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds, free WiFi
Desk, iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds, free WiFi

Overview of Rutherford Hotel Nelson

Rutherford Hotel Nelson

4.0 star property

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Breakfast available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C
  • Contactless check-out
Map
Trafalgar Square, Nelson, 7010

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationChrist Church Cathedral3 min walk
  • Popular LocationNelson Provincial Museum4 min walk
  • Popular LocationTrafalgar Park13 min walk
  • AirportNelson (NSN)12 min drive

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About this area

Nelson

Rutherford Hotel Nelson is located in Nelson City Centre, a walkable area in Nelson with good shopping. Queens Gardens and Natureland Zoo are local attractions and those in the mood for shopping can visit Nelson Market and Montgomery Square. Nelson Fun Park and Pic's Peanut Butter World are also worth visiting. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including winery tours.

What's nearby

  • Christ Church Cathedral - 3 min walk
  • Nelson Provincial Museum - 4 min walk
  • Nelson Market - 6 min walk
  • Montgomery Square - 6 min walk
  • Trafalgar Park - 13 min walk

Getting around

  • Nelson (NSN) - 12 min drive

Restaurants

  • Cod & Lobster Brasserie - 3 min walk
  • Nicola's Cantina - 3 min walk
  • Hopgoods - 4 min walk
  • VIC Brewbar - 4 min walk
  • Sweet as - 4 min walk

About this property

Rutherford Hotel Nelson

Eco-friendly Nelson hotel in Nelson City Centre with fitness centre
This hotel features an outdoor pool, a restaurant and a fitness centre. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a sauna and a 24-hour business centre are on-site. All 113 rooms provide free WiFi and free wired Internet, flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and conveniences such as fridges and coffee makers. Other amenities available to guests include 24-hour room service, hairdryers and ironing boards.
Rutherford Hotel Nelson offers 113 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and complimentary bathrobes. 42-inch Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels.

Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. This Nelson hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool, a sauna and a fitness centre.

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and public transport

  • Self parking on site (NZD 5.00 per night)
  • Valet parking on site (NZD 5.00 per night)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–10 AM: NZD 29.50 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • Fitness centre
  • Outdoor pool
  • Sauna

Family friendly

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fridge

Conveniences

  • Banquet hall
  • Lift
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • Afrikaans
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Dutch
  • English
  • Filipino
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Japanese

Business services

  • 24-hour business centre
  • Meeting rooms

Spa

  • Massages

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Designated smoking areas

Restaurants on site

  • Oceano
  • Atom Cafe
  • Port O Call Bar

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Free cots/infant beds

Bathroom

  • Dressing gowns
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/bath combination

Entertainment

  • 42-inch flat-screen TV
  • TV channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Fridge

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board

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Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! One child 14 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: NZD 29.50 per person (approximately)
  • Self-parking fee: NZD 5.00 per night
  • Valet parking fee: NZD 5.00 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

We should mention

One child 14 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

National rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodation in New Zealand. This Hotel property has been rated 4 stars.
Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

Property is also known as

Rutherford Hotel Heritage Hotel
Rutherford Hotel Nelson Heritage Hotel
Rutherford Nelson
Rutherford Nelson Heritage
Rutherford Hotel Nelson
Rutherford Hotel
Nelson Rutherford Hotel
Rutherford Hotel Nelson Hotel
Rutherford Hotel Nelson Nelson
Rutherford Hotel Nelson Hotel Nelson

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.3

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 199 out of 409 reviews
5 - Excellent 49%
Rating 4 - Good. 164 out of 409 reviews
4 - Good 40%
Rating 3 - Okay. 37 out of 409 reviews
3 - Okay 9%
Rating 2 - Poor. 7 out of 409 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 409 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

4.2/5

Amenities

4.1/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.0/5

Eco-friendliness

3/5 Okay

Travelled with family and small children
Disliked: Staff & service
Morning staff were really nice. Night staff seemed grumpy.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2022

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Friendly staff, but dated property in need of some money spent on it. Room size was fine.
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2022

3/5 Okay

Disliked: Cleanliness
Room was only cleaned 2 nights out of the 4 we stayed. Very disappointing.
Stayed 4 nights in Dec 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Next to garden and church monument thing.
Stayed 6 nights in Dec 2021