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Trailways Hotel Nelson

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66 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Moultonborough, New Hampshire
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the front desk staff as well as the breakfast staff were very helpful and provided us with great suggestions of places to see while in NZ. In addition to the great service, the room was very comfortable and the food was great. By far the best continental breakfast on our trip!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

lovely helpful reception staff, tidy warm rooms with a spa bath. it was a frosty night and the heat pump was devine! I loved the fact that it's a walking distance to the restaurants and takeaways. overall I loved the experience. the only thing I didn't like is that my room was too close to the car park where someone... More 

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This hotel was nice enough if you're not planning on spending a lot of time in the room. It's clean, but a bit tired. The rooms could really do with a coat of paint as the traffic is well evident in the scuffed walls. There doesn't seem to be any kind of soundproofing. The noise levels from the room next... More 

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Sherwood Park, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I spent a week in late June/15 in this idyllic town - in NZ early winter. Beautiful town with good restaraunts and access to excellent wine. The hotel is very well run with consistent management (I am a repeat guest) and an extremely responsive and pleasant front desk. Breakfast is excellent - cold buffet (local preserves, honey) with hot available... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic rooms, very clean. The food in the restaurant (The Tides) is absolutely divine and the staff are so attentive and helpful, nothing is too much trouble. Highly recommended. A side note for the ladies, the moisturiser supplied in the bathroom is the best in NZ 😊

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We stayed a Saturday night in may for my birthday, dining our at tepanyaki at the rutherford there was 8 of us in 4 rooms and we all loved it.. Beds enormous and comfy. Shower heated floor tiles gorgeous manuka honey amenities. Although it was a cold night watching the sun lower from the balcony was so nice. Heat pump... More 

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Trailways, Front Office Manager at Trailways Hotel Nelson, responded to this review

Lovely to hear you enjoyed your birthday treat with us, and thank you for sharing your experience of Trailways Hotel Nelson on line. Great to see you enjoyed the super king bed, and the heated floors in the bathrooms, it's important to have those wee treats for special occasions, and for us it's a privilege to host any celebration. Thank... More 

Queenstown
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

This was an excellent place to stay, the room was clean and tidy and exactly as advertised, including a balcony overlooking the river. The evening meal was delicious, one of the best I have had in a restaurant, and the staff were lovely. The breakfast crew were a disappointment, they were not welcoming at all, nor were they approachable. The... More 

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Trailways, Front Office Manager at Trailways Hotel Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of Trailways Hotel and the Tides Restaurant. It was great to read of your enjoyment of our Restaurant for and evening meal, and I am very sorry to hear the same pleasure was not delivered for breakfast. We normally receive great feedback on our breakfasts, so this is very disappointing to see. My... More 

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

I was pleasantly surprised by this hotel. It is well located on the fringe of the town centre. It is very professionally run, the staff are very friendly and the rooms well appointed. I stayed for one night in Room 62, at the top of the stairs by reception. Unfortunately it didn't look out onto the river but it was... More 

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Trailways, Front Office Manager at Trailways Hotel Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Trailways Hotel. Great to hear you enjoyed your stay with us, and many thanks for bringing the running water to our attention. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

If you are looking for accommodation in Nelson - Look No Further. This is, without a doubt, the best option in town. Book a room that overlooks the river, winter, spring, summer or fall, the view will not disappoint. The rooms are well presented, warm, clean and comfortable. Under floor heating in the bathroom -What a Bonus!!! and amazing water... More 

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Trailways, Front Office Manager at Trailways Hotel Nelson, responded to this review

We so appreciate your fabulous feedback, and your time in placing this online. You are absolutely right, being by the water is nice in any season, and the location here is ideal for making the most of Nelson's attractions. I have to say the heated bathroom floors are a real treat, especially mornings like today - with a 2degree start,... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Having lived in Nelson ,for a couple of years , it was our first choice as an hotel, on our return visit to see friends and family .Right in town , friendly, efficient staff, a clean and spacious room. excellent value.

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Trailways, Front Office Manager at Trailways Hotel Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Trailways Hotel for your return visit to Nelson, and thank you also for your feedback placed on line. It is great to see we were first on your list, and that our team looked after you well. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

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