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Room type

Premium Queen Room

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 1 infant)

Premium Twin Room

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 1 infant)


Get an overview of this hotelLuxury hotel with 2 restaurants and free valet parking


Situated in Nelson, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Christ Church Cathedral, Nelson Provincial Museum, and Nelson Market. Anzac Park and Queens Gardens are also within 15 minutes.

Hotel Features

Along with 2 restaurants, this hotel has an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Valet parking is free. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a coffee shop/café, and a 24-hour business center are onsite.

Room Amenities

Rooms feature thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers, along with 24-hour room service and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include WiFi, wired Internet, and refrigerators.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an outdoor pool, Rutherford Hotel Nelson provides a fitness center and a seasonal outdoor pool. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. High-speed wired and wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge.

Business-related amenities at this 4.5-star property consist of a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms. This luxury hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, concierge services, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Complimentary valet parking is available on site.

Rutherford Hotel Nelson has designated areas for smoking.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 8 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( 10.00 NZD per 24-hour period ), Wired internet access ( 10.00 NZD per 24-hour period )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( 10.00 NZD per 24-hour period ), Wired high-speed internet ( 10.00 NZD per 24-hour period )


Self parking (surcharge), Free valet parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Slippers 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge) 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6:30 AM and 10 AM.

Oceano - This restaurant specializes in seafood and serves breakfast and dinner. Open daily.

Atom Cafe - This cafe serves breakfast and lunch. Open select days.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

An outdoor pool and a seasonal outdoor pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

Only service dogs are allowed

No rollaway/extra beds available


Hotel Name

National Rating

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Hotel property is rated 4 star plus and is displayed on this page as 4.5 stars.

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