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The Sands Nelson

623 Rocks Road, Nelson, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a 3 bedroom apartment and it was lovely - spacious and well laid out and the location was great for us - opposite fields, playgrounds and Tahunanui Beach and short walk to cafes / low key dining options. The complex has an interesting layout which means that you can park your car right outside your apartment even on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I always stay here when travelling to Nelson on business and my colleagues now do also. The rooms are spacious, clean and inviting with superb views out across Tahananui Beach. My parents sometimes accompany me to have a break away from business while I work. It's a home away from home where you can choose to dine in and create... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We had a split stay here over a 2 week period. We initially stayed for 4 nights on the second floor in a 2 bedroom apartment with our 2 year old son. It was clean, spacious, well equipped and everythinng we needed. The single room is quite small but suitable for a child. Would be too small for an adult.... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I had been to The Sands before on business and enjoyed it so decided to book a weekend away there. Location is great, with heaps to do in the area. The one bedroom apartment was a good size and was clean and tidy with an awesome view from the balcony........great place to eat crayfish and drink wine!. The host's are... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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43 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

If you are not wanting to be in the city center and are wanting a view with your room you can't beat The Sands. The room was very clean and comfortable. Reasonably well equipped. Although on a busy road absolutely no problem with traffic noise. These are apartments and are not serviced daily. The property is very secure with secure... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

This was our second stay at these apartments, and once again we found them to be spacious well-appointed and very comfortable. They are not the cheapest on the market, but they are well-located overlooking the beach and close to a range of good restaurants, and within easy driving of the city. Contrary to other reviews we did not experience any... More 

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Sydney, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We spent 3 nights at The Sands ( two couples). The apartments look quite nice from outside, but the two bedroom appartment did not meet our expectation. Second bedroom was not bedroom at all. It was a very small, strange shaped room. This room should be used as a storage only. Very small. No chance to fit any furniture there,... More 

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Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

I stay here for business trip regularly. Rooms are spacious and modern Its your own apartment - Bar/Restaurant facilities right below and other options close by Large park and amazing beach with minutes walk Television has Sky Tv so plenty of options for channels - this is not common in Nz Hotels all the time. 5 Mins drive from Nelson... More 

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Queenstown, New Zealand
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014 via mobile

Having just had 4 nights staying here, we had a fab time with a great kitchen in the 2 bedroom unit on the second floor. There are also great restaurants and takeaways near by, Thai, wood fired pizza, fish n chips etc. it was hard to get a good nights sleep because the beds in our unit were not comfortable.... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014 via mobile

Bedroom is position right in the carpark, we could hear the noise of fan going from the car park all night and were waken up by some drunk customer pumping up an air bed at 3 o'clock in the morning. There's a fish & chips shop right below us so there's an unpleasant smell of food lingering around all day.... More 

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Address: 623 Rocks Road, Nelson, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 4
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