Nelson Region Accommodation

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Boutique / Lodges, Nelson and Regions

Almyra Water Front Lodge

193 Kina Peninsula Road,
Tasman, Nelson,7173
Phone/Fax: +64 3 526 6840
Mobile: +64 21 232 6089
Email: [email protected]

Secluded boutique accommodation on the Kina Peninsula (between Nelson and Motueka) with stunning views across Tasman Bay. Self contained apartment suitable for one or two couples to share, or luxury B & B suite with private deck. Solar heated swimming pool. Free WIFI. Courtesy transport to Motueka, luggage storage, special arrangements and tariff available for guests travelling with Wilsons Abel Tasman overnight trips.
Tariff: From NZ$395 for 2 people B&B. Minimum stay 3 nights.

Boutique Hotel Warwick House

64 Brougham Street, Nelson
Email Us: [email protected]
Telephone: (+64) 03 548 3164
Fax: (+64) 03 548 3215

Luxurious boutique bed and breakfast accommodation in Nelson's well-known, turreted castle, overlooking Nelson City and Tasman Bays. An easy stroll down the riverside "Willowwalk" to the city centre. Your hosts Nick and Jenny invite you to stay and share with them the intriguing history, impressive architectural features and the graceful ambience of times past in one of Nelson's most fascinating buildings.

Cathedral Inn

369 Trafalgar Street Nelson
Tel : 0800 88 33 77
Fax : 03 548 0369

Located in the heart of Nelson, just 3 minutes stroll through gardens to the City Centre. Seven sunny bedrooms all with ensuite bathrooms, charmingly furnished and equipped with TVs, phones, desks, hairdryers, robes, toiletries, tea & coffee making facilities and fresh flowers. The delicious breakfast features a selection of fresh fruits, yoghurts, cereals and juices with homebaked muffins, pastries and preserves. Cooked breakfasts are also available.
Tariff : from $240 double suite

Collingwood Manor

Hosts: Ray Bigden & Jules Haydock
29 Collingwood street, The Wood, Nelson
Phone: +64 3 545 9022
Email: [email protected]

Collingwood Manor Boutique Bed and Breakfast is set in a beautiful character villa, a five minute walk from Nelson City Centre. It is the perfect choice for those wishing to visit the local shopping district, cafes, pubs, restaurants and the famous Saturday market. Vineyards and wineries are close by and gorgeous beaches.
We have 5 bedrooms all with ensuites, TV’s, DVD’s, heat pump, fridge, coffee and tea facilities. Free WIFI in all rooms. Continental and cooked breakfast included.
Indicative tariff – $150-$200 (depending on the season).

Korimako Lodge

Matakitaki Valley Murchison Between Abel Tasman National Park and the West Coast 3 hours drive from Marahau
Tel: 03 523 9763
Fax: 08 326 6800
Email: [email protected]

Contemporary country house offering luxurious accommodation in a spectacular setting. 3 rooms with ensuites and private verandahs. Double spa with windows opening to beech forest. Close to outdoor activities including trout fishing, walking, kayaking and rafting. Tariff: from $280 double suite includes dinner with pre-dinner drinks.

Long Lookout Gardens

60 Cleveland Terrace, Nelson
Phone: 03 548 3617
Fax: 03 548 3127
Email: [email protected]
Long Lookout Gardens is a grand historic homestead with expansive views overlooking our lush gardens, Nelson City and onto the sea views and distant mountains beyond. Here you will discover privacy and a peaceful relaxation. It's hard to believe you are just a 10 minutes walk to the city.

Retiro Park Lodge

152 Teal Valley,
RD1 Nelson, 7071
Phone: (+64) 03 545 0118
Email: [email protected]
Hosts: Robbert de Jongh and Victor Flores
Friendly and personalised accommodation in the beautiful Teal Valley.  An oasis of peace, minutes away from Nelson City Centre, surrounded by an extensive garden in a 90-acre park-like property where Llamas and Alpacas roam freely in the paddocks surrounding the lodge, also featuring its own boutique vineyard, olive and almond groves.
Tariff: $275 per room includes full English Breakfast

Shelbourne Villa

21 Shelbourne St, Nelson City
Phone: (+64) 03 545 9059
Mobile: (+64) 0274 474 186
Fax: (+64) 03 546 7248
Email: [email protected]
Hosts: Val and Wayne Ballantyne
Set in a colourful mature garden which you are welcome to enjoy during your stay. There are no other Bed and Breakfast accommodations in Nelson City that can match Shelbourne Villa's combination of comfort, convenience of location and quality. Qualmark 5 Star and Enviro Gold rated.
Tariff: $275.00 - NZ$435.00 including a full breakfast and free ultrafast broadband/Wi-Fi

Sussex House

Your Hosts: Victoria (Vikki) and David Los and Riley (the cat)
238 Bridge Street, Nelson
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: (+64)-03-548-9972
Mobile: (+64)-027-478-4846
Freephone in New Zealand: 0800-86-86-87
On The Banks Of The Maitai River, minutes from Nelson Town Centre, experience the peace and charm of the past in our fully restored Victorian Bed and Breakfast, one of Nelson's original family homes.
Double room rate from $NZ150 includes continental breakfast.

Te Koi The Lodge at Bronte

Your hosts: Ali (Chef) Ian (Sommelier) Metcalf
133 Bronte Road East, Mapua
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (+64) 3 540 2422
Secluded luxury retreat for the seasoned traveller. Set within luscious gardens on a secluded point overlooking Waimea Estuary to Nelson, we host you with specially prepared local delicacies, matched with select regional wines. We are at your service to arrange special charters and trips to explore local attractions in style.
From $950 per night, 2 people. Includes gourmet breakfast.

The Pear Orchard Lodge

Hosts: Olivia & Timo Neubauer
569 Hill Street South, Hope, Richmond 7081
Phone: +64 (0)3 5445361
Mobile: +64 (0)21 02246501
E-mail: [email protected] 
Idyllic lodge with shared self-catering facilities on working orchard close to Richmond. Gorgeous views, peaceful farm location. Wake up to the smell of freshly baked bread and fresh coffee for breakfast. Try our pear juice and homemade preserves. Perfect base to explore the region: close to town, great beaches, vineyards, local artisans, walks, mountain biking, Abel Tasman, Kahurangi & Nelson Lakes National Parks. Free WiFi and bikes. Laundry service available.
Room rate: from $120 including breakfast.

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Bed & Breakfast, Nelson Region  

Amber House
See their listing in Boutique Accommodation for more details

Ambleside Luxury Bed & Breakfast

Hosts: Janine and Peter Dowding
237 Annesbrook Drive
Wakatu, Nelson 7011
Phone: +64 3 5485067
NZ Freephone: 0800 306 555
Cellphone: 021 214 5223
Email: [email protected]
Qualmark 4 star rated character bungalow with guest wing including luxuriously appointed bedroom suites, a separate guest lounge and guest entrance. Guests can enjoy the privacy of the guest lounge, deck and sunny courtyard, or a relaxing soak in the spa pool in the garden. The stream at the bottom of the garden will surprise you with its abundance of wildlife and an experience unique to this B&B - feeding our tame eels, the baby ducklings and maybe even catch a rare glimpse of a blue heron..
Tariff: From NZ$160 per night includes gourmet breakfast and free wireless broadband.

Boutique Hotel Warwick House
See their listing in Boutique Accommodation for more details

Cambria House

Alan & Karin Clyne
7 Cambria Street
Tel : 03 548 4681
Fax : 03 546 6649
Email: [email protected]
Located close to the centre of Nelson with its renowned arts and crafts, wineries and excellent restaurants this 130 year old homestead has been tastefully extended and restored to provide superb accommodation. All guest rooms are luxuriously appointed with antiques, tasteful fabrics and top quality beds. Each room has its own ensuite bathroom. For winter, all rooms have the comfort of heating and electric blankets. A comfortable guest lounge with a log fire opens on to a private courtyard and delightful cottage garden. Email, Internet and Fax access available. Same day laundry service.
Tariff : from $275 double suite

Mikonui Bed & Breakfast

7 Grove Street
Ph: (03) 548 3623
email: [email protected]
Your host, Elizabeth Osborne, welcomes you to her delightful family home, built in the 1920's from local native timbers in the centre of Nelson. All rooms have Queen size bed with ensuite bathroom and all facilities.  Free Wireless Internet. Includes healthy selection of local produce for continental breakfast.
Tariff: from $140 for 2 people.

Neudorf's Gingerbread House

Neudorf Road, Upper Moutere
Phone 03 543 2472
Hosts: Doris and Peter
Email: [email protected]
Bed & Breakfast accommodation as well as a self-contained, eco-friendly cottage, set in an idyllic valley at the heart of the Nelson/Abel Tasman/Golden Bay region. Charming country accommodation. Wide veranda with views over gentle rolling hills and colourful organic gardens. Wir sprechen Deutsch
Tariff: from $90 per room, including breakfast

Redvale Ridge B & B

114 Redvale Rd,
RD 1, Richmond, Nelson
Pone: +64 224 566 478
Email: [email protected]
Your hosts: Barbara and Fraser
A beautiful contemporary, country Bed and Breakfast, centrally located between Nelson and Motueka, Tasman Bay.
Tariff: $220 per room, king or queen bed, includes breakfast.

Te Maunga House

Your host: Anne Kolless
15 Dorothy Annie Way on Cleveland,
Phone: + 64 (0)3-5488605
Cellphone: +64 (0)21 2012461
Email: [email protected]
Five minutes to downtown Nelson, Te Maunga Bed & Breakfast is a registered historic house as a stunning example of the famous New Zealand architectural 1930's Arts & Crafts style built from native woods. The house is mainly original with modern facilities, perched on a knoll within a rambling garden, giving commanding views over city and sea. Off street parking. Continental breakfast, includes homemade & local produce. Wireless Broadband link.
Tariff : $75 to $130 - double/single choices.

The Pear Orchard Lodge

See this listing in Boutique/Lodges for more details.

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Self-contained Holiday Houses, Nelson Region  


Aporo Pondsiders Coastal Cottages

Hosts: Marian and Mike Day
Permin Road, Tasman, Nelson.
Ph: 03 5266858
Mobile:  027 2403757
email: [email protected]
Two stylish yet relaxed, luxury self-contained villas offering peace and tranquility. Each villa has a large private balcony to enjoy stunning views over the ornamental lake, gardens and mountains. Free wifi, barbecue, rowing boats, bicycles, secure storage. Central to National Parks, beaches, wineries, art studios.
Minimum stay 2 nights, $320 per night includes delicious breakfast provisions.
Special arrangements and rates for Wilsons Abel Tasman trips.

Clayridge House

Classic country accommodation
Your hosts: Marion and Peter Copp
77 Pine Hill Rd
Ruby Bay, Nelson
Phone: 03 540-2548
Fax 03 540-2541
Email: [email protected]
Nestled on a ridge in Ruby Bay (midway between Nelson and Motueka), with panoramic views of Tasman Bay and the nearby mountain ranges, the ideal place to relax in peace and privacy. Clayridge House offers elegant bed and breakfast accommodation and spacious self-contained cottages, with plenty of warm Kiwi hospitality.
Mt Arthur Suite in Clayridge House: $250 double $180 single
Clayridge Self-contained Cottages: $180 - $200

Nelson Holiday Homes & Apartments

Fine Holiday Home Accommodation and Apartments in Nelson
Property locations: Nelson Waterfront, Nelson Central City, Nelson & Tasman Surrounds
Your hosts: Jarrod and Peta-Jane Buchanan
Phone: +64 (0) 3-548-5822
Mobile: +64 (0) 27-893-5050
E-Mail: [email protected]
Book your self-contained holiday rental accommodation in one of Nelson's best locations. A range of properties and great locations, all within easy traveling distance of the Abel Tasman and other local and regional attractions. Rates are property and guest-number specific, ranging from just $150/night for a basic house through to $595+/night for some of our premium properties.

Rivergrove Cottage

Unique character fully renovated 1860s cottage in central Nelson. 3 bedrooms/2 bathrooms.
Phone: +64 (0)3 548 3094
Fax : +64 (0)3 548 3093
Email: [email protected]
Tariff :From $140 per night for 2 

The Gates Accommodation

City chic meets country style with four eco-savvy cottages, each designed with their own character and set on a 2ha farm beside Mapua seaside village, overlooking Ruby Bay. Choose from luxury romantic getaway to family long-stay options. Set in olive groves and vineyards, The Gates cottages are 35 minutes drive from Abel Tasman National Park and 25 minutes drive from Nelson.
197 Seaton Valley Rd, Mapua seaside village
Phone: (03) 5402793
Mobile: 021 1671 246
Email: [email protected]

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Self-contained Apartments, Nelson Region  

The Gardens Apartment

Contact: Vicky & Peter Hay.
348 Hardy Street, Nelson
Ph: +64 3 546 7901
Cell: 021 546 790
Email: [email protected]
Self-contained accommodation, located in the heart of Nelson city; in walking distance to cafes, galleries and shopping, but set in a quiet street opposite the historic Queens Gardens.
Tariff : $130 per night for two, $15 per extra person. Longer stay rates negotiable

Abel Tasman Villa

31 Fifeshire Crescent, Nelson
Phone/Fax: +64 3 548 8533
Email: [email protected]
Self contained apartment accommodation located above Nelson harbour with panoramic sea views. Architecturally designed, purpose built apartment provides privacy and independence for guests and is well appointed for long-term stays. Single parties of two couples can be accommodated in two bedrooms each with its own luxury bathroom. Fully equipped, open plan kitchen or dine at waterfront restaurants only a few minutes walk away.
Tariff: from $282.00 per night per couple.

DeLorenzo’s Studio Apartments

43 Trafalgar Street
Phone: +64 (0)508 335 673 (0508 Delorenzo)
Email: [email protected]
Enjoy beautifully appointed, 5-star self-contained apartments with luxurious super king bed, spa bath, 50+ channel SKY television, high speed broadband, CD/Stereo, pool, BBQ area and loads of character and charm. At DeLorenzo’s we aim to create an experience that is blissfully relaxed and service-rich!
Tariff: From $129

Mapua 41 South Holiday Accommodation 

55 Aranui Road, Mapua, Nelson.
Phone: 03 540 2109
Mobile: + 6427 3299144
Email: [email protected]
Located in the heart of Mapua Village, right on the Great Taste Trail midway between Nelson and Motueka, 2 newly built, architecturally designed units can be booked separately or together; ideal for romantic retreats or family holidays. Modern comfort and only a few minutes walk to the shops, cafes, restaurants and breweries of Mapua Wharf. 
From $200 per night per apartment.

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Hotels Nelson Region

Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco

6 Point Road, Monaco, Nelson
ph: +64 3 547 8233
Email: [email protected]
Four Star Hotel and Resort provides luxury boutique accommodation and apartments by the seaside in Nelson. Located just 5 minutes from Nelson Airport and 15 from central city. A quaint handcrafted resort village with a charming hotel & fully furnished one and two bedroom cottages overlooking colourful cottage gardens and a grassy village green beside Nelson's waterfront.

Rutherford Hotel

Trafalgar Square
Reservations Free phone (NZ): 0800 822 888
Phone: +63 (0)3 548 2299
Fax : 03 546 3003
Email : [email protected]
Centrally located in Nelson, the 4 and a half-star Rutherford Hotel is within easy walking distance of the city’s main shopping streets and the landmark cathedral. The hotel has 113 spacious and comfortable guest rooms, which are decorated in a modern, contemporary style. Each room has a modern en-suite bathroom, mini-bar and complimentary Manuka Spa toiletries. There are 2 restaurants at the hotel for guests to choose from. Fresh seafood is on offer in the hotel’s Oceano Restaurant or enjoy Japanese cuisine in the Miyazu Restaurant. There is also a cafe and a bar on-site, along with 24-hour room service.
Tariff : $149-$210

The Hotel Nelson

40 Waimea Road, Nelson
Email: [email protected]
Ph. +64 03 548 2089
Reservation FreePhone (NZ) 0800 333 089
77 units including 2 Apartments . Fully licensed Bar & Restaurant, open for Breakfast & Dinner.  Five minutes walk to Nelson Hospital and Colleges. Seven minute walk to Nelson City. Ten minutes drive to World of Wearable Arts, Nelson Airport, Saxton Sports field, Tahunanui Beach. Conference facilities with catering available. Ample carparking.   45 minutes drive to Abel Tasman from Reception. Corporate, Tour, Sports, Winter rates.
Tariff: $125-$145 for 2 people

Trailways Motor Inn

66 Trafalgar Street
Tel : 0800 872 459 (0800 Trailways)
Fax : 03 546 8495
Email : [email protected]
Trailways is a Qualmark 4+ star hotel, situated in a quiet location on the river, near to the Nelson central city. All rooms have access to a deck or patio, free WIFI, SKY Television, whisper-quiet air conditioning, refrigerator, tea and coffee facilities and en suite bathroom stocked with toiletries and hairdryer. An award-winning licensed restaurant and bar are on the premises.
Tariff : from $99

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Motels, Nelson Region  


Abelia Motor Lodge

Hosts: Pauline and Sunny Chan
121 Tahunanui Drive
Freephone: 0800 282 235
Phone: +64 3 548 6898
Email: [email protected]
Website: Qualmark 4 star plus - enjoy sun and panoramic view from rooms. Close to beach, shops & restaurants, modern self-contained units, king-sized bed, broadband internet, near to golf course, ajacent to tennis courts, 5-10 minutes drive to Nelson city centre and less than 1 hr to Abel Tasman National Park.
From $130 for a studio room

Admirals Motor Inn

Hosts: Fraser & Kelly Weir
26 Waimea Road
Freephone: 0800 745 755
International: 0064 3 548 3059
Email: [email protected]
Website, Book Online:
Only 800m from the city center, we offer 22 units, ranging from budget studios up to two-bedroom executive style units. Perfect for preparing, or recuperating after a trip to the Abel Tasman National Park. We are on the route for bus pickups and you can leave your vehicle in our large, secure car park with security lighting.
High speed internet, Sky TV, and a guest laundry.
Book on our website for the best prices.

Amber Court Motor Lodge

190 Annesbrook Drive
Tahunanui, Nelson
Phone: +64 (0)3 548 5059  or
Free phone in NZ: 0800 626 364
Email:  [email protected]
We would love to have you come and stay with US!  We have FREE internet, FREE airport and i-site transfers.
Our units are Sunny, Spacious and Ground Floor and a mix of studio and family units.
We are close to Nelson Airport and Tahuna Beach (3 minutes driving time)
Easy pickups for Wilsons Abel Tasman Coaches and free car parking for the days while you are away on your Abel Tasman trip if required.
Rates: from $99 for one to two people

Arrow Motel Apartments

24 Golf Road Nelson New Zealand
Phone: +64 3 5464030

Ascot Lodge Motel & Gallery

69 Golf Road, Tahunanui, Nelson
Phone: +64 3 548 5728
Fax: + 63 3 548 5728
New Zealand Freephone: 0800 788 777
Email: [email protected]
Your hosts: Lynn & Stephan Whitford
Making an Art of Accommodation
Away from main road noise, yet minutes drive from Nelson city centre and Nelson airport. Cafes, restaurants, golf courses and beautiful Tahunanui Beach nearby. From studios to family-size units and apartments, all with full kitchens. Let us share our knowledge and enthusiasm for the region and make your stay more enjoyable.
Contact Ascot Lodge for room rates.

Beachside Villas

Andrea & Gerhard Merschdorf
71 Golf Road Nelson New Zealand
Phone: +64 3 5485041
Fax: +64 3 5485078

All the amenities of a modern, self-contained motel and the atmosphere of a luxury, Mediterranean-style villa in a beautiful private garden setting.

Castles Motel

44 Tahunanui Drive , Nelson
NZ Reservations Freephone: 0800 450 555
Phone: +64 3 5485089
Fax: 03.548.5359
Email: [email protected]
Hosts: Allen and Rowene Pitman
Eleven self contained and serviced studio and 1 Bedroom units with full kitchens, 32" Flatscreen TV's with Freeview TV - 23 Channels. Some units have 2 person spa baths. Free High Speed Internet wireless access. Five minutes from Nelson Airport and just 3 minutes walk to beautiful Tahunanui Beach.
Rates: from $105

Chelsea Park Motor Lodge

214 Rutherford Street,
NelsonPhone + 64 3 546 6494
Fax +64 3 546 6527
Free phone 0800 66 00 65
Email: [email protected]
Hosts: Lee and Barry Sinclair
We proudly offer 10 luxury, Four Star Plus, double glazed, self contained and serviced, central Nelson motel accommodation units. Absolute quietness, privacy and off-street parking.  Free WIFI and Sky 50+ TV Channels. Bus stop at the door.
Units from $129 (seasonal) per night for 1-2 people.

GreenAcres Motel

Greenacres Golf Course, Best Island
PO Box 3096, Richmond
Nelson, 7031
Phone: +64 3 544 6166 and +64 3 544 4775
Toll-free: (within NZ) 0508 473 362
Fax: +64 - 3 - 544 6169
GreenAcres Motels Website
Email: [email protected]
Six fully-equipped motel units set on a tranquil estuary island amidst a peaceful garden and parkland setting, situated right on Greenacres Golf Course. Just six minutes from the thriving township of Richmond and well-placed at the centre of the Nelson region, 13 minutes from the Nelson Airport and 20 minutes from Motueka.
From $89 for 2 adults

Palazzo Motor Lodge

159 Rutherford Street
Nelson, 7010
Freephone (NZ): 0800 4 725 293
Telephone: +64 (0)3 545 8171
E-mail: [email protected]
Just 350 metres from central Nelson, elegant Italian-style luxury in one of Nelson City’s newest motels offers studios, one bedroom apartments and executive apartments. Each features a workstation with a CD player and a fax/phone/internet point; designer kitchenette with dishwasher, microwave and refrigerator. Free parking and free bicycle rental. Most apartments have a private balcony or patio. Apartments with spa bath, shower and air conditioning are available.
From $140 for studio apartment

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Backpacker, Budget and Character in Nelson  

Nelson's Paradiso

42 Weka Street
Tel : 03 546 6703
Fax : 03 546 7533
Email: [email protected]
Located just 650m from the central city, 12m pool, spa, sauna, twin and double rooms.
Tariff : $16-$38

Nelson YHA

59 Rutherford Street
Tel : 03 545 9988
Fax : 03 545 9989
Email: [email protected]
Website: YHA Nelson Website
5 star hostel in the heart of the city; comfortable double rooms with ensuites, twin rooms with shared facilities and backpacker dormitories.
Tariff : from $26 dorm bed to $69 ensuite single

Tasman Bay Backpackers

10 Weka Street, NELSON
Free Phone: 0800 222 572
Tel : 03 548 7950
Fax : 03 548 7897
Email: [email protected]
The fire's roaring, the atmospheres relaxed, the hostel's family run, it’s warm, spacious & homely. Just like your favourite cafe. Great kiwi music, friendly & genuine people. A place to remember and come back to. Free unlimited Wi-Fi. Free hot chocolate pudding/ice cream served every night of the year. Free all you can eat breakfast, May-Oct. Yummy edible gardens. Bikes for exploring. Offstreet parking. Central but quiet location.
Tariff: from NZ$23 pp shared accommodation, from NZ$31pp double room accommodation


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