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Nikau Apartments

3.5 of 5 Hostel   |   85 Nile Street, Nelson 7101, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Very handy to town - it is just behind the cathedral. We were in a 2 bedroom apartment on the top floor so it was quiet (I would recommend that). I notice other reviewers have commented on the noise, we found it quiet - maybe because it was holidays and not many students around. It was small but for one... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014 via mobile

Handy handy. Close to city and food outlets. Stayed here for a night and on arrival the receptionist showed us our room, very chatty and nice. We booked with wotif, the towel and linen were all clean. The furniture was a bit outdated and broken but that didn't bother us as our stay was only for a night. The carpet... More

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

We stayed in a 3 bedroom apartment on the second floor. Appeared to be ex-student flats. Still had cork board on wall and picture hooks etc. Paint on walls needs re doing. Clean rooms and bedding. Stated had a hairdryer but we had to ask for one from the office. Our room still had the TV mount and tray on... More

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

Maybe the staff has changed here, but I didnt find the person friendly at all, and she made a comment "normally don't get interruptions at this time of the night" when I asked her to come to the office outside of it's hours (a note up saying Manager on DUTY and phone number at office) at 9pm to sell me... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

We were two couples so this place was a good value as it had two and three bedroom units. It is located next to a college campus and the rooms are spacious, clean and modern in their design and furnishings. We only stayed one night but could have easily been comfortable their for a longer stay. Our unit had a... More

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Nelson, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

if you live here for a long time in this place, so you have to keep track of their rent, save all receipts, otherwise they can happen that they forget to enter it in the system, and you get a complaint! You can hear neighbors very well,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Clean Apartment, Fast internet Affordable Price!!! Easy walking distance to town took 7 minutes Helpful and friendly reception staff Plenty of space Full kitchen with more than enough for us Much better than any motel or hotel $120 for 2 bedrooms and 1Gb Internet One thing: $15 for 1Gb of Internet is a Tad high. Internet is fast though field... More

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

We stayed here on the first night of our South Island trip with another couple. The apartments are modern and in a great location. For $150 we got a 2 bedroom apartment with a double bed and 2 singles. The beds are very comfy. Thoroughly recommend to anyone

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

Place was comfortable and handy to town. Ideal if you only want a bed for the night. Only real problem was that we arrived late at night and the windows were wide opne (third floor) so took a while to heat the place up.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

they decided they would give us four hours notice to move out and then take half of our bond to pay for damages that were pre existing and did not lodge our bond with the tribunal. the owner seems nice at first but since living there for a while we have realised she is two faced. our toilet and fridge... More

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Address: 85 Nile Street, Nelson 7101, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Nikau Apartments 3.5*
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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 
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