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The Honest Lawyer Hotel

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Room & Suite (7)
Dining (3)


Our unique establishment is an 'Olde Worlde' English Country Pub & Hotel situated on Nelson's Monaco Peninsula. Come and join us, relax, put your feet up and enjoy the true Honest Lawyer experience. Quench your thirst with a drink by the bar, or relish a hearty meal in our Restaurant and choose from an extensive range of wines and beers. You could choose to stay longer in our distinctive Hotel accommodation, decorated in English Country style. We also cater for Weddings, Conferences & Functions offering professional, efficient and friendly service.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Harbour View
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The honest lawyer is a Pub and Inn. Room two is three rooms with a king bed. Room four is a king bed with one room, a small sitting area and a bath. Each room has a small refrigerator a hairdryer and comes with a continental breakfast. ( although inconsistent per room) The
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We arrived at the hotel with a group of 16 and it took 45mins to check in as the receptionist didn’t seem to be in a hurry. The rooms were great and pub was lovely as well. Nice food, again at the end of the meal the receptionist came out and proceeded to over charge us by
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Quaint little hotel, room cosy, clean, complimentry continental breakfast included. Beautiful grounds to wander around, close to airport as we had a vey early fight. Even had fish & chips in the out doors under the beautiful trees. Easy to checkin, all staff very friendly.
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We stayed for four nights, great food great customer service the rooms were clean but a bit more attention to detail with the cleaning in the communal areas was required the carpet haven’t been vacuumed during our stay
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Nice friendly staff and great pub serving good food. But the room was so hot that it was unbearable. No security or bug screens on the window meant you couldn’t leave it open at night. Room wasn’t the cleanest either. Shame because it is a great location. Couldn’t recommend it
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Photo provided by managementThe Honest Lawyer Hotel
The Rose Cottage
The view from the window
Seat in the shower with double doors
TV, Fax, Writing Table - love!
"Don’t eat in the restaurant"
"Cannot comment. We were happy with our room which was upstairs and over the bar but it was quiet and very convenient."
"Rooms not looking over the beer garden could be quieter."
"Cottages outside - not nowhere has aircon!! Just fans - quirky or what!"
"Go somewhere else"
US$71 - US$139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandNelson-Tasman RegionNelson
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