Overview of Gladstone Motel Nelson

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4.2/5 Very Good
46 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.


  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Kitchen
  • Breakfast Available


What's nearby

Popular LocationRichmond Mall10 min walk
Popular LocationGreenmeadows Park6 min drive
Popular LocationIsel Park14 min drive
AirportNelson (NSN)14 min drive

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  • 2 Bedroom Unit

    Room amenities

    • 50 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
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  • Family Unit

    Room amenities

    • 45 sq m
    • Sleeps 5
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  • Executive Studio

    Room amenities

    • 35 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • One Bedroom

    Room amenities

    • 40 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Executive Access Suite

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
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About this area


Located in Richmond, Gladstone Motel Nelson is near the airport. Victory Square and Christ Church Cathedral are local landmarks, and some of the area's attractions include Natureland Zoo and Nelson Fun Park. Take the opportunity to explore the area for outdoor excitement like mountain biking. Our guests appreciate the motel's quiet location.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Richmond Mall - 10 min walk
  • Greenmeadows Park - 6 min drive
  • World of Wearable Art and Collectable Cars - 6 min drive
  • Isel Park - 14 min drive
  • Greenacres Golf Course - 20 min drive

Getting around

  • Nelson (NSN) - 12 min drive

About this property

Gladstone Motel Nelson

4.5-star motel in Richmond with free parking
Along with dry cleaning, this motel has laundry facilities and tour/ticket assistance. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a garden. All 12 rooms provide free WiFi and free wired Internet, LED TVs with satellite channels, and conveniences such as kitchenettes and coffee makers. Guests will also find DVD players, room service (during limited hours) and premium bedding.
Gladstone Motel Nelson offers 12 forms of accommodation with DVD players and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature premium bedding. Accommodation at this 4.5-star motel has kitchenettes with kitchenware and utensils. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.
Guests can surf the web using complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. 32-inch LED televisions come with satellite channels. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Microwaves and fridges can be requested.

Property amenities


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

Parking and public transport

Free self parking
Return airport shuttle (surcharge) from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Food and drink

Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–9:30 AM: NZD 15.00 for adults and NZD 10.00 for children
Room service available

Family friendly

Dry-cleaning service
DVD player
High chair
Laundry facilities
Microwave (on request)
Fridge (on request)


No lifts

Guest services

Dry-cleaning service
Front desk (limited hours)
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Tour/ticket assistance


Beach umbrellas
Outdoor furniture


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
In-room accessibility
Roll-in shower
Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


Beach towels
Designated smoking areas (fines apply)

Room amenities


Blackout drapes/curtains
Premium bedding


Free toiletries


32-inch LED TV
DVD player
Satellite channels

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Microwave (on request)
Fridge (on request)


Connecting rooms available
Iron/ironing board



Check-in between 2 PM and 9 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 9 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Airport shuttle service is available from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Fees may apply; contact the property in advance to make arrangements


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Cots (infant beds) are available for NZD 25.0 per day

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 continental breakfast: NZD 15.00 for adults and NZD 10.00 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD 20 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NZD 25.0 per day

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.
    Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit and window guards.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
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 Motel property has been rated 4 star plus, which is displayed on this page as 4.5 stars.
Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

Property is also known as

Gladstone Motel Nelson Richmond
Gladstone Motel Nelson
Gladstone Nelson Richmond
Gladstone Nelson
Gladstone Motel Nelson-Tasman/Richmond, New Zealand

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Gladstone Motel Nelson and receive a full refund?
Yes, Gladstone Motel Nelson offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Gladstone Motel Nelson cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Gladstone Motel Nelson pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this motel?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this motel?
Check-in is from 2 PM to 9 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at this motel?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Does Gladstone Motel Nelson provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of NZD 20 per vehicle applies.
Where is this property located?
Situated near the airport, this motel is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Richmond Mall and within 3 miles (5 km) of Fossil Ridge Winery and McCashin's Brewery. Marsden Recreation Ground and Greenmeadows Park are also within 6 miles (10 km).

Guest reviews

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4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Nice, friendly staff, easy check in/check out. Close to shops and restaurants. Comfortable beds.

Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2019