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Chelsea Park Motor Lodge

4.0 of 5 Motel   |   214 Rutherford Street, Nelson 7001, New Zealand
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Ranked #5 of 41 hotels in Nelson
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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English first
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here for a week and very happy with the accommodation and service provided by the owners who were always helpful. Short walk into the centre of Nelson which is an engaging small town with plenty of cafes,bars and restaurants.We booked though HOTELS.COM but realised that it would of been cheaper to book direct off the hotels own site and... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent. Easy to find and very convenient for the centre of Nelson. Very comfortable - with everything you could possibly need - very clean and the staff were very friendly; we would certainly use it again. Nelson was a great place to visit - we found an excellent place to eat at 'Harry's' - great beer.

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Matamata, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chelsea park was a great place to stay. We stayed here before and after we did the Abel Tasman track. It's a close walk to town which is only 5 minutes away. The owners were very helpful and let us leave our bags at reception after check out so we could look around town. I highly recommend this place to... More

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly and helpful hosts, situation reasonably close to central Nelson. We were in one of the spacious two bedroom units, and found that everything we needed was provided. Our party was two married couples, and only one double bed was available - it would have been better if the twin beds in the other room could have been combined into... More

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Brisbane, Australia
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
48 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The words 'motor lodge' in an accommodation name can sometimes attract a negative image of an old 70s/80s style basic accommodation. But this place is how a modern motor lodge should be - nicely presented, modern new/re-furbished rooms, immaculately clean, modern and fully functional appliances, very good bed, bedding and linen. We had a one bedroom spa suite - plenty... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As very much travelled people we rank Chelsea Park Lodge as one of the best motels we have been fortunate to find in Nelson, New Zealand. Upon arrival Lee and Barry give a very warm, friendly welcome and in a most obliging manner are keen to meet your every need. The high standard of accommodation with every comfort, makes staying... More

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56 reviews 56 reviews
25 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good hotel. helpful staff. Rooms are clean. The owner guided us well, opened the laundry in the night for our wash. Location is good, near main street with many eateries. The kitchenette is well equipped for cooking for the family.

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Helsinki, Finland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stayed for 2 nights in March 2014. The motel is located conveniently a short walk from Nelson town centre with lots of eateries. The owner Lee was very helpful and friendly throughout my stay and did some bookings on my behalf. I was given a 1 bedroom wheelchair accessible unit although I had booked a studio. The unit was... More

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Melbourne, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

After a not-so-great beginning to our mini-trip to Nelson at another motel, we found Chelsea Park Manor online and we are so glad we did. The owners are lovely, and are only too happy to help out with request and local info. The rooms were excellent - comfortable beds, lovely living area and well-appointed kitchen. Plunger coffee and selection of... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Our studio room presented the best value for money we have had during our South Island vacation. Tastefully decorated, all new furnishing. Separate bedroom, excellent mattress & bedding. Very clean in all aspects. Nice little terrace. All amenities, free WiFi. TV-sets with Sky in both bedroom and living room. Very friendly host. Good location. Quiet but close to the City... More

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Additional Information about Chelsea Park Motor Lodge

Also Known As:
Best Western Nelson
Chelsea Park Hotel
Nelson Best Western
Address: 214 Rutherford Street, Nelson 7001, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Nelson
#3 Luxury Hotel in Nelson
#4 Family Hotel in Nelson
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Chelsea Park Motor Lodge 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Chelsea Park Motor Lodge is located in the center of Nelson city. Our boutique motel has only 10 units, all with kitchen facilities, free WIFI and SKY Guest Select with over 50 channels. Our guests tell us we have a clean and luxurious motel with the most comfortable beds and best showers ever! With the tourist attractions of Nelson and surrounds on our doorstep, Lee & Barry look forward to hosting you and providing for your accommodation needs. For the best rates and no booking fees, book direct! ... more   less 
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