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Trailways Hotel Nelson
4.5 out of 5
66 Trafalgar Street, Nelson
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$128 per night from 31 Jan. to 1 Feb.
0.16 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (976 reviews)

"Not enough on- site parking when the hotel is full. Walking distance to town."…"

Reviewed on 31 Dec. 2020

Trailways Hotel Nelson
The Hotel Nelson
4 out of 5
40 Waimea Road, Nelson
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$106 per night from 25 Jan. to 26 Jan.
1.33 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (588 reviews)

"Bright, ckean, easy walk to town. Staff very friendly and accomodating."…"

Reviewed on 14 Jan. 2021

The Hotel Nelson
DeLorenzo's Studio Apartments
5 out of 5
43-55 Trafalgar Street, Nelson
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$140 per night from 31 Jan. to 1 Feb.
0.01 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (1,112 reviews)

"Beautiful property excellent service and great location to the city"…"

Reviewed on 9 Jan. 2021

DeLorenzo's Studio Apartments
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The Beachcomber Hotel
3.5 out of 5
23 Beach Road, Nelson
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$122 per night from 28 Jan. to 29 Jan.
3.29 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (270 reviews)

"Nice accommodation in great location. Super helpful staff. We had a very nice stay."…"

Reviewed on 18 Jan. 2021

The Beachcomber Hotel
Quest Nelson
3.5 out of 5
108-110 Collingwood Street, Nelson
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$126 per night from 8 Feb. to 9 Feb.
0.44 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (274 reviews)

"Great stay, will definitely be back. Perfect location, lovely room and no hassle check-in, friendly and helpful staff"…"

Reviewed on 8 Nov. 2020

Quest Nelson
Rutherford Hotel Nelson
4 out of 5
Trafalgar Square, Nelson
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$185 per night from 1 Feb. to 2 Feb.
0.62 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (381 reviews)

"Nice clean hotel. Close to shops and cafes. Nice bathroom and comfy beds. Nice and quiet rooms. Good pool for our son to play in."…"

Reviewed on 12 Jan. 2021

Rutherford Hotel Nelson
Saxton Lodge
4 out of 5
103 Saxton Rd East, Stoke, Nelson
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$161 per night from 31 Jan. to 1 Feb.
8.28 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (306 reviews)

"More cleaning is required in the bathroom area"…"

Reviewed on 20 Jan. 2021

Saxton Lodge
Century Park Motor Lodge
5 out of 5
197 Rutherford Street, Nelson
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$155 per night from 25 Jan. to 26 Jan.
0.9 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (235 reviews)

"Loved the location, super clean, brilliant TV service with Netflix and super host who made us feel very welcome."…"

Reviewed on 24 Nov. 2020

Century Park Motor Lodge
Chelsea Park Motor Lodge
4.5 out of 5
214 Rutherford St, Nelson
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$132 per night from 31 Jan. to 1 Feb.
0.95 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (241 reviews)

"A great place that it is centrally located, well maintained and great value. We wouldn't hesitate in recommending it."…"

Reviewed on 18 Jan. 2021

Chelsea Park Motor Lodge
Kings Gate Motel
3.5 out of 5
21 Trafalgar St, The Wood, Nelson
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$154 per night from 25 Jan. to 26 Jan.
0.43 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (36 reviews)

"It was our 2nd stay that week as we had gone on Abel Tasman walk in between. They kindly stored our luggage. We got the same room each time which we loved and used the pool this time around which was clean and refreshing in the hot weather. The owner is friendly and accomodating."…"

Reviewed on 8 Feb. 2020

Kings Gate Motel
Harbourside Lodge
4 out of 5
4 Duncan Street, Port Nelson, Nelson
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$154 per night from 25 Jan. to 26 Jan.
0.99 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (326 reviews)

"Close to the harbour. Clean and tidy. Quiet. Great for a few nights stay"…"

Reviewed on 19 Jan. 2021

Harbourside Lodge
The Sails Nelson
5 out of 5
7 Trafalgar Street, Nelson
The price is NZ$179 per night from 25 Jan. to 26 Jan.
0.5 km from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (485 reviews)

"Very modern, clean, comfortable bed, great breakfast."…"

Reviewed on 21 Jan. 2021

The Sails Nelson
Bella Vista Motel Nelson
4 out of 5
178 Tahunanui Drive, Nelson
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$130 per night from 28 Jan. to 29 Jan.
3.9 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (127 reviews)

"We could check in 2 hours before the check in time and were given special confirmation regarding our rooms"…"

Reviewed on 28 Oct. 2020

Bella Vista Motel Nelson
Bridge Backpackers
2 out of 5
8 Bridge St, Nelson, Nelson
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$75 per night from 25 Jan. to 26 Jan.
0.3 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (84 reviews)

"clean qwite room .all good thanks .would come again"…"

Reviewed on 17 Oct. 2020

Bridge Backpackers
The Honest Lawyer, Ascend Hotel Collection
4 out of 5
1 Point Road, Nelson
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$139 per night from 18 Feb. to 19 Feb.
6.64 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (387 reviews)

"Nicely appointed room with usual amenities for tea/coffee making. Small, well stocked guest kitchen at the end of the hall to help yourself. Great restaurant, friendly staff and very nice location. A bit noisy until the patrons went home but this was at a reasonable hour so not a big problem."…"

Reviewed on 20 Oct. 2020

The Honest Lawyer, Ascend Hotel Collection
Courtesy Court Motel
3 out of 5
30 Golf Road, Tahunanui, Nelson
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$130 per night from 27 Jan. to 28 Jan.
3.97 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (209 reviews)

"Stayed 4 nights, very clean, the staff were very friendly and accommodating to our changes required. Centred nicely for all the things we wanted to do in the area. Make a point to explore the region you will not regret it. Would definitely stay again."…"

Reviewed on 10 Jan. 2021

Courtesy Court Motel
Trafalgar Lodge
3 out of 5
46 Trafalgar Street, Nelson
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0.28 km from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (120 reviews)

"Well priced nice and clean and central would stay again"…"

Reviewed on 24 Nov. 2020

Trafalgar Lodge
Beaches Nelson
4 out of 5
71 Tahunanui Drive, Nelson
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$159 per night from 28 Jan. to 29 Jan.
3.3 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (114 reviews)

"This property was in a great location within walking distant to beach and cafes."…"

Reviewed on 7 Jan. 2021

Beaches Nelson
Tudor Lodge Motel
3.5 out of 5
52 Tahunanui Drive, Nelson
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$138 per night from 28 Jan. to 29 Jan.
3.34 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (107 reviews)

"Well priced and spacious unit. Noisy heat pump a bit annoying"…"

Reviewed on 13 Oct. 2020

Tudor Lodge Motel
The Sands Nelson Apartments
4.5 out of 5
623 Rocks Road, Nelson
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3.02 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (126 reviews)

"Very nice place. Spacious 2 bedroom apartment. clean and close to Cafe and restaurants."…"

Reviewed on 20 Jan. 2021

The Sands Nelson Apartments
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Accommodation in Nelson

Come discover Nelson, New Zealand’s second oldest city. While its history dates back to 1871, there’s more to this coastal community than its past. Nelson sits on the eastern shores of Tasman Bay on the South Island, and it’s home to some picturesque scenery; lush mountains and turquoise water surround the holiday spot. If you’re the outdoorsy type, you’ve come to the right place. Nelson is teeming with outdoor adventures, from caving around Takaka Hill to kayaking along the coast of Rabbit Island. While you’re in town, get some height and paraglide over Tasman Bay, or go below the surface and snorkel at nearby Tonga Island. For those who prefer to bask on the shores, grab your sandals, unfold a beach chair, and stake a claim at Tahunanui Beach. Meanwhile, if you’d rather stay on dry land and get to know a bit about the city’s history, saunter around the exhibits at the Nelson Provincial Museum, which is the oldest museum in New Zealand. Other interesting exhibits around town include those at The World of Wearable Art and Collectable Cars and the Suter Art Gallery. Whether you spend your Nelson getaway exploring the great outdoors or venturing around the local attractions, this is one island holiday you won’t forget.

Hotels and Accommodation

Travelling to Nelson for business or pleasure? We have the perfect hotel waiting for you. Here at Expedia.co.nz, we offer a variety of Nelson accommodation, including places near the airport, Trafalgar Park, and Queens Gardens. Browse hotels with outdoor pools, on-site restaurants, and even 24-hour business centres. Whether you’re sticking to a tight budget and want to stay in a motel or looking to pamper yourself at luxury accommodation in Nelson, you’ll find just what you had in mind.

Getting There

It’s always a good time to visit Nelson, but if you’re looking to stay on the island during the warmest seasons, consider booking a trip during between September and April. Mid-December through January tend to be the warmest, but also the busiest, so make reservations in advance. Once you decide on when to book your trip, reserve flights to the Nelson Airport (NSN), which services major NZ cities, such as Auckland and Wellington. The airport terminal is located just 8 km southwest of the city centre, so it’s easy to reserve a car hire in Nelson or hop in a taxi or shuttle to arrive at your final destination.

Book Your Holiday Today

Here at Expedia.co.nz, we offer cheap deals on Nelson motels and hotels, because booking your dream holiday shouldn’t make you strapped for cash. With our discounts, you can rest easy knowing that you have access to some of the hottest rates around. To save even more, bundle your airfare and rental car with your lodging. There’s no time like the present to arrange your next holiday, so book today and get ready to take on the outdoor adventures in Nelson.

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Nelson?
Ah House Nelson City B&B is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This 4-star B&B offers free WiFi and free parking. Other favourite options based on reviews include Woodstock Suite and Annick House Bed and Breakfast.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Nelson, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of room reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, it may still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Put in your dates and click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to view the best deals in Nelson.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Nelson?
Based on reviews, Tasman Bay Backpackers is a popular 2-star property for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good choices to stay on the cheap include Greens Motel and Courtesy Court Motel.
What's the best accommodation option for a family trip to Nelson?
Tuscany Gardens Motor Lodge is a property with free parking and laundry facilities, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other good choices for your family trip include Cedar Grove Motor Lodge and YHA Nelson by Accents. Also, attractions such as Nelson Fun Park and Natureland Zoo are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a couple going to Nelson?
Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco Apartments is a favourite 4.5-star hotel for couples, and features flat-screen TVs and a garden-view restaurant. Other good choices for your romantic getaway include Almond House Hostel and Collingwood BnB - Luxury B&B With Breakfast, Separate Lounge - 10min Walk to CBD.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation option in Nelson?
Chelsea Park Motor Lodge is a top dog-friendly property, and offers free use of bicycles and laundry facilities for its human guests. Other good choices for you and your pet’s trip include Bridge Backpackers and Milton Chalet Motel.
What's the best hotel for a beach holiday in Nelson?
Tahuna Beach Hostel is a top beach property offering free WiFi and free parking, located within a short 9-minute walk of Tahunanui Beach Reserve . Other good choices for your stay near the beach include Ambleside Luxury Bed & Breakfast and Arcadia Motel.
What's the best high-end place to stay in Nelson?
Century Park Motor Lodge is a 5-star hotel with private balconies, and a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a luxurious stay. Palazzo Motor Lodge and Parautane Lodge are other upscale choices for your holiday.
What's the best boutique-style hotel in Nelson?
Boutique Hotel Warwick House is a favourite 4-star B&B with our travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features 6 guestrooms, free parking and a garden. Muritai Manor and Joya Garden & Villa Studios are other boutique-style choices.
What's the best golf hotel in Nelson?
Balmoral Motel is a 3.5-star property featuring an outdoor pool and free WiFi, and it’s a top choice for playing a round of golf. Other good options to stay near a golf course include Ambleside Luxury Bed & Breakfast and Abelia Motor Lodge. You can tee off at Waahi Taakaro Golf Club or Nelson Golf Links while you’re in town.
What are some accommodation options with pools in Nelson?
Muritai Manor is a popular 5-star B&B featuring an outdoor pool, free full breakfast and free self-parking. A couple of other options with an on-site pool include The Hotel Nelson and The Beachcomber Hotel.

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