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Saxton Lodge

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Port Townsend, Washington
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6 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The owners here make you feel like you're at a Bed and Breakfast rather than a hotel. A meal like home cooked in their restaurant was wonderful! It is 5 miles from Nelson, but on the bus line so was convenient even without a car. Nice comfortable accommodations.

Thank phvor4
1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

great spacious room, comfortable bed and good choice of tv, I was only there for a short time each night, but found it so handy and central to everything, seems like I only had to drive 5 minutes to get to everything

Thank Michael Sharlen... S
Erie, Pennsylvania
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52 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The full kitchen for use on site was great! The owners were great! The rooms were spacious and well furnished, not to mention impeccably clean! It was within an easy drive of Main Street Nelson and less than two hours from taseman

Thank Karen T
David-Desma, Manager at Saxton Lodge, responded to this review

We really appreciate your feedback as we work hard to make our guests stay memorable, thank you. Kind Regards, David & Desma. More 

Wanaka, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just spent three nights at Saxton Lodge and couldn't recommend it highly enough. We travelled as a school sports team and it suited us down to the ground. Clean, modern, comfortable rooms perfect for athletes as well as parent helpers. Kitchen facilities were fantastic, had everything we needed and the restaurant was also a real bonus, providing hungry... More 

1 Thank wanakakids
David-Desma, Manager at Saxton Lodge, responded to this review

We enjoy hosting the Teams from around the country, great to have such terrific young adults from Wanaka. Thank you for taking the time to review our property. More 

Motueka, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for one night - was very impressed with this motel - well appointed, very clean, super comfortable bed,and full range of Sky Channels. Also heaps of parking. The staff here are exceptional - ferried us to our function in their shuttle bus- nothing was a problem. Thank you Saxton Lodge.

1 Thank Delany2015
David-Desma, Manager at Saxton Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us, and we hope to see you again sometime in the future. More 

Lake District, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This Hotel made our large wedding guest group an awesome weekend stay. Huge thanks to the owners for being so hospitable to us! Great location to city and rural, ample parking and well sized and serviced rooms. Thanks tonnes Saxton!

1 Thank KarlosMc22
David-Desma, Manager at Saxton Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review, we enjoyed hosting your Family and Friends on such a happy occasion. What a great bunch of people. Des More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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39 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed here one night while we visited the Waipounamu Hakaz 2016 Was very impressed with the room. We got 2 and I had a king bed, a spare bed, sky movies, tea and coffee facilities, shower / toilet, large wardrobe with ample bedding, a fridge (no microwave) and a heatpump for comfort The key lock was interesting as it was... More 

Thank KalznChch
David-Desma, Manager at Saxton Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for a very comprehensive review, we appreciate guests taking the time to write. More 

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10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Having travelled all over the world, it is so nice to be accommodated in such a great motel. It is conveniently situated between Stoke and Richmond with lovely views of Saxton fields and the Nelson ranges. The beds are super comfortable, other in room facilities are excellent including full sky TV, cutlery and utensils, fridge and microwave. Shower: 10 out... More 

Thank Gina W
David-Desma, Manager at Saxton Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Gina, Thank you for your kind words. The best thing about managing motels is the many lovely people we meet, such as you. We like to get to know our guests and get real satisfaction when our hard work is rewarded with a review such as yours. We certainly hope to see you back again in the future. Kind... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

My wife and I plus 2 friends recently stayed a night at Saxton Lodge after flying in from Australia. Desma greeted us on arrival and was very engaging and helpful. She offered suggestions as to places that we could dine that evening and even drove us up to Speights Ale House which we can also highly recommend. The rooms were... More 

1 Thank Wayne J
David-Desma, Manager at Saxton Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Wayne, Thank you for you kind review. We enjoyed having you and feel, honoured you chose our motel. We are pleased you enjoyed our beautiful city and look forward to hosting you again some time in the future. Regards, David. More 

Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Highly recommended. Staying for Hockey tournament and brilliant location for this - 5 minutes walk to venue. Managers and all the staff were amazing, friendly and helpful and simply could not do enough for me and the team who were also staying there - outstanding service. The standard room I stayed in was large, comfy beds, equipped with microwave, toaster... More 

1 Thank spice64
David-Desma, Manager at Saxton Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. Being right opposite Saxton Park we are geared up to accommodate sports teams such as yours, and we love having the teams stay. We try very hard to make the stay as enjoyable and stress free as possible and are grateful to receive such positive feedback. We look forward to you coming back soon.... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Offering you comfortable, spacious motel style accommodation in Nelson for holiday vacations, group functions, sports team, business or corporate travellers. Saxton Lodge is the perfect option for anyone visiting Nelson. We offer spacious modern units for your comfort and conveniently located opposite Saxton Field, only 15 minutes' drive to Nelson city centre, 30 minutes' drive to Motueka, 3 minutes' drive into Stoke or Richmond, and approximately 5 minutes' drive from Nelson airport. We also offer a free airport transfer service on demand, subject to availability. For families coming to Nelson, the Saxton Field sporting complex is directly across the road and this has a children's playground. The aquatic centre is a 2 minute drive down Main Rd Stoke (toward Richmond) and we offer barbeque facilities, a spacious lawn for children to play safely and free off-street parking. With 84 car parks on the property, we can accommodate large vehicles, towing vehicles, camper vans, buses and trucks with ease. The property also has a fully equipped communal kitchen for you to prepare simple meals and a self-service laundry is also available onsite. Our accommodation is a two-storied complex with 48 generous sized units, consisting of Studios, and 1 & 2 Bedroom Units. All of our units have SKY Select 50+ TV, UFB Internet and Wifi, individual air-conditioning in each room so you can control your temperature, blackout curtains for a relaxing sleep, double glazed windows and soundproofed rooms to ensure quiet enjoyment, tea/coffee making facilities, and a mini fridge and an ensuite bathroom with shower. We also have rooms that have wet-floor showers to accommodate guests with limited mobility and all of our downstairs units have sliding doors opening out to patios. A number of our upstairs units have balconies. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Saxton Lodge

Address: 103 Saxton Road East, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: £58 - £91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Saxton Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 48
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“i loved the queen studio room”
 of 5 bubbles michaelsharlenes, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Just ask the operators I'm sure they will assist you.”
 of 5 bubbles 276jillenem, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have pleasant outlooks. Rooms 101 to 104 are nearest the communal kitchen, if you want the convenience of quick access to it.”
 of 5 bubbles trevorjmorrison, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are lovely/ bright and warm, have stayed upstairs and down both great”
 of 5 bubbles Sandy4464, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Some road noise in every room. Close to Saxton Park, the airport and Richmond Mall.”
 of 5 bubbles tracyt209, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
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