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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We stayed for 3 nights at Nikau Apartments. I must admit, some of the reviews we had read had me a bit worried, but we were very pleasantly surprised. The location is great for a quick walk to the supermarket, the centre of town, the cathedral, and the Centre of NZ monument. Parking was on the street and plentiful. You...

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Norfolk
Reviewed 20 December 2016

We spent one night here before a trip to Abel Tasman and then two more nights afterwards. Our room was a bit noisy the first night because of other guests getting up at 5am. We had two bedrooms and a living room/ kitchen area and they were well if simply appointed. The sound insulation between rooms is not very good....

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auckland
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

$120 for a 3 bedroom apartment! Clean sheets , towels etc. Equipped kitchen. Cheaper and cleaner than any hostel / holiday park. 600m walk to restaurants and bars. Really friendly guy at reception. Great value for money.

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Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed here as a student because it was on campus. It was such a rip off, i do NOT recommend students staying here! WIFI is terrible, i spent most of my time down in the library although in some apartments, the library WIFI can be reached. The kitchen is terrible, the hob hardly works, using the oven in general uses...

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Carterton, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Stayed three nights - very friendly and helpful check in. We had a two bedroom apartment on the ground floor - if privacy is an issue suggest you ask for a room upstairs. The place was very clean and serviced daily. Cooking facilities were great. A very small thing but would be good to have a soap dish in the...

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Langwith, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Perfect location for having a good wander around the many sites of Nelson. Just a short trip from the airport. The rooms are perfect for friends and families alike with a small kitchen if you feel like cooking.

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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff but very expensive and have a lot of strict and unnecessary rules. Didn't enjoy my stay there because of my assigned flatmate and high rent for what was provided. Only good thing about the apartments is location and staff.

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Blenheim, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This place was clean and warm with the use of a fan heater and an oil heater. We just needed to stay for 1 night and we wanted somewhere affordable with our young family. This is Student accommodation but didn't bother us in any way. We found the beds comfortable and the only thing we could say was that there...

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Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 July 2016

That it is convenient is the best that can be said about this accommodation. I don't know where it gets its 4 stars from it is 2 at best. Student accommodation in term time - wafer thin pillows, no sky tv, instant coffee and powdered milk and the most unpleasant manager I have encountered anywhere. There was a smell of...

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Takaka, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 July 2016

A terrible dead fish smell coming from the extractor fan made my son vomit then there was no hot water to wash him off. When we had to get the manager in to try and sort it out she threatened to get us all evicted by the police. If there was anywhere else in Nelson available that night we would...

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nikau apartments is a 42 apartment complex comprising 3 four bedroom apartments , 9 three bedroom , 21 two bedroom and 9 studio apartments in three houses on three levels. Contemporary and modern, we provide complete independent facilties for both long term or short term stays in Nelson. We welcome tourists who want affordable comfortable independent facilites to rest and relax. We are situated on the edge of the CBD within easy walking distance to many top quality cafes restaurants and bistros. Gentle nature walks along the river or to the Centre of New Zealand beckon in the other direction. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nikau Apartments

Address: 79-85 Nile St., Nelson 7101, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: £63 - £127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Nikau Apartments 3.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Do not stay here!”
 of 5 bubbles SianEC, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Never stay here”
 of 5 bubbles 135clayton, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Less street noise on the top (third) floor.”
 of 5 bubbles K5222SJdavidc, 6 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Do not choose any rooms as i can only assume that they are all of poor quality”
 of 5 bubbles JohnUge, 18 Feb 2015 | Read review
“If you are carrying heavy cases ask for a romm lower down as there are a few stairs to the top floor. Stay away between 8.30-9am and 3-4pm if school is in because traffic can be a problem when using street parking.”
 of 5 bubbles Mikaere, 13 Feb 2015 | Read review
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