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Trailways Hotel Nelson

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Certificate of Excellence


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Welcome to Trailways Hotel, one of Nelson's most stylish and contemporary venues. We are centrally located within a few minutes' walk of Nelson's central shopping precinct, theatres, cultural and sporting attractions, restaurants and cafes, the information centre and close to the scenic waterfront. Stay in the heart of Nelson city and explore the region, famous for its sunshine, wine, seafood, art and craft, Saturday morning open-air market, its five national parks and abundance of outdoor recreation. Trailways Hotel is right on the river and many of its rooms open onto the river side. There are 47 rooms consisting of studios, studio spas, spacious suites and interconnecting rooms. Also overlooking the river is award-winning The Tides Restaurant and Bar. There are three serviced conference rooms for your next business event, wedding or function. For the business traveller, we have up-to-the-minute facilities to make your stay most productive. Our staff are on hand 24 hours to respond to your requirements.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Room service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Non-smoking rooms
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River View
Great View
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1 minute walk to town makes this the perfect place to stay for a work trip. Or any trip for that matter. River studio room was a great size (not too big or too small) with a private balcony overlooking the Maitai river. Great shower and soft towels…as they all should be!
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I spent three nights at Trailways while travelling for work. The hotel is very central to Nelson CBD so it was an easy walk to everywhere I needed to go. The room was modern with an amazingly comfortable bed (I slept well all three nights), with a great TV, amenities, and modern
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Response from Trailways, Front Office Manager at Trailways Hotel Nelson
Responded 11 Aug 2018
Hello BMWLG, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review. We always appreciate guest feedback and we are very pleased you found your time with us very satisfactory. We would love to see you again soon. Kind regards The team at Trailways Hotel.
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We were fortunate to get the last room on the night we arrived. Super friendly welcome. Comfortable bed. Had a room with external access to a table and chairs to relax with a view of the waterway. Would stay again.
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Not sure if it was that a concert was on that night but I found $475 for 1 night for the room we got was a little over the top. We've had better in Melbourne for a far better price. Location is good, walking to shops etc.
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We randomly picked this Hotel after a long drive from Hari Hari. The room rate was the best we had after driving for 2 weeks around the South Island. The room itself had everything you need and was impeccably clean and comfortable. We ate in the restaurant which was absolutely
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Response from Trailways, Front Office Manager at Trailways Hotel Nelson
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hello Aussie4701, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a fantastic review. We are very pleased you enjoyed your entire stay and we would love to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards Toby Management
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View of the river from our balcony.
What’s the laundry service like here? How much is it? Thanks 😊
I didn't use it so I wouldn't know sorry
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"Take a room with view on the river"
"River side rooms are beautiful - if you don't like cigarette smoke ask to not have room 72."
"Brilliant hotel - best in Nelson!"
"Ask I am sure they will give you the best room, but they are all good"
"Rooms by the pool are quiet and good in summer..river view rooms are good when the tide is in"
US$79 - US$201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandNelson-Tasman RegionNelson
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