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Trailways Hotel Nelson

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   66 Trafalgar Street, Nelson, New Zealand
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Ranked #16 of 41 hotels in Nelson
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We pre-booked our rooms for a great rate $99 per double and $144 for a treble. The rooms were clean, newly decorated. The only negative is that there isn't a lift so you have to lug bags up a flight of stairs to get to the first floor and no-one was available to do it for you. The lady at... More

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

Thank you for your review of Trailways Hotel Nelson. I do apologise that no one helped you with your bags. We do usually have staff available to assist with this and I will follow up to find out what happened when you arrived. We would love to have you visit us again in the future. Kind regards Sara and the... More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My Wife and I recently stayed at your establishment over the Easter Period. Now for a touch of reality. Fabulous friendly prompted front of desk service. Our room was well setup for us to nestle ourselves into a home away from home feeling. One late night to surprise my Wife I went down to roomservice on the spur of the... More

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

Thank you for such a glowing review! I am delighted that all our staff went the extra mile to make your stay so enjoyable, as this is something we really pride ourselves on. I agree that people make a hotel special, so I will pass on your lovely comments to all the team to let them know how well they... More

London, England, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel is well situated close to the centre of the town. The management and staff were very friendly and helpful throughout our two night stay. Both dinners and breakfasts were of excellent quality. Highly recommended.

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

Thank you for taking the time to post a review of Trailways Hotel Nelson. Its lovely to hear that you enjoyed your meals in The Tides Restaurant and I hope you got an opportunity to explore our region during your stay. Kind regards Sara and the team at Trailways Hotel Nelson More

Launceston, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent hotel. We booked for one night and stayed two. Our (tidal) riverside room was a delight. Housekeeping should be highly recommended.Thank you Sue. Beautiful bedlinen and room décor. Very comfortable amenities.Night manager went above usual call of duty for us. Thank You Joe. Reception staff exceptional and understanding. We highly recommend this hotel which is placed just over the... More

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

Thank you for reviewing Trailways Hotel Nelson, as feedback is very important to us. Its great to hear that our staff were part of making sure you enjoyed your stay. The riverside rooms are a wonderful place to sit on a quiet evening, so I'm very glad you made the most of that. I will definitely pass your kind words... More

Arizona
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We chose this property for its proximity to Nelson's CBD and were not disappointed. Property itself is well maintained. It appears they have a lot of business travelers. Front desk staff were efficient and professional. Our room and bath were clean and spacious with good toiletry amenities provided. Bed comfortable. Room was air conditioned. A small bar fridge was provided... More

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

Thank you for placing a review of Trailways Hotel Nelson. I'm delighted that you enjoyed our facilities within the room and our location just a few minutes walk from town. Kind regards Sara and the team at Trailways Hotel Nelson More

Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently spent 1 night at this hotel. Don't be tempted to pay extra for river view spa room. When we stayed river was actually more a creek and spa bath nothing to get excited about. Room was tidy. Bed comfortable. Location is great. Few minutes walk to centre of Nelson shopping centre.

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

Thank you for taking the time to post a review of Trailways Hotel and I am delighted that you enjoyed our location, right in the heart of Nelson. Kind regards Sara and the team at Trailways Hotel More

Nelson, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved my experience at Trailways.Staff went out of their way to do extras.Looked after my cake overnight,the candle and writing on my dessert,putting up decorations,friendly.Lots more without space.

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

Thank you for the lovely review and I'm so glad your birthday dinner went well. Our staff like to get into the spirit of a celebration and are always happy to help with the little extras which can make a night. We would love to see you back again. Kind regards Sara & the team at Trailways Hotel More

Auckland Central, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of us stayed at Trailways the night before we did the Abel Tasman walk. It is in a very convenient place in Nelson and is an easy walk to the shops and Supermarket. The bar was lovely for a drink and a view of the river. The pool was also nice for a dip in the afternoon. The... More

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

Thank you for your comments regarding your stay at Trailways Hotel Nelson. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. Thank-you for choosing to stay with us and I hope you had a lovely time in the Abel Tasman National Park Kind regards Sara and all the team at Trailways Hotel Nelson More

Wellington, New Zealand
Top Contributor
155 reviews 155 reviews
126 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

As my previous review explains, we had booked here previously but ended up at a sister property nearby. Gary promised to see us right next time, and so he did. We booked a river facing spa room and we got allocated to what may well be the best room in the house. It was the last room at the northwest... More

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

Thank you for your lovely review of Trailways Hotel and our first floor Mezzanine Suite. It is a lovely room overlooking the tidal river, perfect for a leisurely drink in the sunshine. And then you can easily walk into town to explore the shops. I'm really glad that you enjoyed your stay and we certainly look foward to seeing you... More

Canberra, Australia
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
13 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

I stayed at Trailways for 9 nights during South Island Masters Games. The location is close to the centre of Nelson - shops, cafes and the cinema and quick to get onto the coastal drive out to the Saxton Field sports complex, I agree with the reviewer who said not all rooms are equal. I was booked into a room... More

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

Many thanks for taking the time to review your stay with us. Great to hear you had an enjoyable time with us in Nelson and we look forward to the opportunity to host you again. More

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Additional Information about Trailways Hotel Nelson

Address: 66 Trafalgar Street, Nelson, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #16 of 41 hotels in Nelson
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Trailways Hotel Nelson 4.5*
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