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Beachcomber Motor Inn

23 Beach Road, Nelson 7001, New Zealand (Formerly Kingsgate Hotel Beachcomber)
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Ranked #35 of 41 Hotels in Nelson
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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West Coast
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

This is great value in a very popular tourist area. Our studio room was large and comfortable with a king sized bed, tub chairs to relax in and Sky television. The bed was extremely firm bordering on rock hard. Our room was quiet with no road noise but the mini fridge was loud when it cycled on. The air conditioning... More 

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Cape Town
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

We spent three nights at the Beachcomber, and found them to be good value for money. The rooms were clean and comfortable, and the location was great. We did find a staff member a bit odd on the day we arrived, but everyone else was lovely. Not a bad place to rest your head after exploring Nelson!

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Christchurch, New Zealand
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

We stayed for only one night but did enjoy a comfortable night. After a slight hick-up being given the wrong type of room, the one we settled into was good value for the $99 we paid. This was very reasonable over the festive period. Great pool that sees the sunshine till late afternoon. " mins walk from a lovely golden... More 

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Knebworth, United Kingdom
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267 reviews 267 reviews
44 hotel reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

We stayed here for three nights whilst exploring the area and found the place to be excellent. Although between two roads with McDonalds and a gas station at one end, there was not any traffic noise to speak of and we were in an end room. The beach is a couple of minutes walk away and there several eateries of... More 

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Greymouth, New Zealand
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

On business in the city, Beachcomber is very relaxing, clean, large, modern room ( my upstairs unit was) was well laid out. Only negative was a microwave would have been nice as cutlery was in unit. Restaurants walking distance as is beach, will look at Beachcomber for next summer with the family. Rooms are very quiet even during a local... More 

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South America
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

Thank you for a wonderful stay over Easter weekend. Staff were so accommodating and friendly, making our stay with a baby hassle free and enjoyable. Our room was large and we could set up a portacot easily. The bed was comfy and the room was very clean. Great access to beach and wonderful facilities including tennis courts, hydro slides, go... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

We stayed one night. Decor was very tired and required updating, Stains on mattress (coffee?) Needs quite a lot of general maintenance ie ranchslider door lock was a broom handle. Bathroom tatty. Handy location. .

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

We choose the Beachcomber for its location and excellent room rate. The room was clean, well equipped and comfortable. The heated salt swimming pool was a great place to chill out after a good days shopping, This hotel is within easy walking distance to the beach, parks, and at least a dozen restaurants, also close to the airport, city centre... More 

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
35 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

This place has everything going for it. The location, walking distance to the beach. Handy to the City and the Airport. Excellent room rate, I paid under $100.00 per night. Friendly helpful staff. Clean spacious rooms. Sunny. Oh yes, there was one complaint though. The shower pressure is very low, almost a trickle, but having said that I would still... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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41 reviews 41 reviews
15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Recently stayed here for two nights. We had booked a 'superior double with spa bath'. On checking in I checked that this was what we were getting only to be told that all the double rooms are the same. Our room was certainly far from superior and there was no spa bath, or bath. The room had the most appalling... More 

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