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Chelsea Park Motor Lodge

#5 of 41 Hotels in Nelson
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214 Rutherford Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good room close to town for the night. I have nothing else to say I have nothing else to say I have nothing else to say I have nothing else to say I have nothing else to say I have nothing else to say

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Hastings, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We got an online deal. The hosts Lee and Barry are absolutely lovely, rooms are impeccably clean and of very high standard. Also we ordered breakfast which was delicious! I would highly recommend this motor lodge to any one looking for a high quality affordable place to stay in Nelson.

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Havelock North, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Stayed one night with two mates after cycling the Heaphy track. Very helpful and friendly and had a fantastic sleep in very comfortable bed. Clean and quiet, good location, great value for money, would definitely stay there again.

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Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

On our 16 day self drive holiday of the South Island of New Zealand we stayed at a total of 9 different accommodations and would have to say the Chelsea Park Motor Lodge was the best we had. The location was good, the staff were friendly and helpful, the room was exceptionally clean and the facilities were brilliant. Everything you... More 

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

My job requires travelling and staying away at least two weeks of each month throughout the top of the South Island. Staying at Chelsea Park Motor Lodge is an absolute delight. Extremely clean, well appointed, spacious units of excellent quality - the hosts are very welcoming and obliging - even to the extent of carrying my luggage!! The location is... More 

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ChelseaPark, Owner at Chelsea Park Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Being centrally located in Nelson we are pleased to be able to offer excellent services to our business travellers, who we know are tired after a long day of travelling and seeing clients. Our high speed, free WIFI is useful for catching up on correspondence at the end of the day, followed by a couple of hours of SKY Guest... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We stayed at Chelsea Park in April and could not have been more pleased with the unit we had and the staff we ever so helpful. Unit had everything from Free Unlimited Wifi to Sky 50+ even in the bedroom of the unit along with full cooking facilities, the bed was ever so comfortable and shower nice and strong. Will... More 

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ChelseaPark, Owner at Chelsea Park Motor Lodge, responded to this review

We are really pleased when guests return to stay at our central Nelson Motel accommodation for a second or third time - it shows we are doing things the right way! Our business travellers enjoy being able to cook a small meal in our well equipped kitchens, or walking to many of the great cafe's located within 5-10 mins easy... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

My husband and I stayed here for two nights over a weekend. We arrived a little late so we didn't have any contact with the staff. We had booked a studio suite and instead were put into the one bedroom wheelchair accessible suite. The suite was very clean and well maintained; however, being in the rehab medicine field and working... More 

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ChelseaPark, Owner at Chelsea Park Motor Lodge, responded to this review

We are sorry that the issues with your room upgrade caused you this much distress. Had we been informed would have moved you for the second night of your stay. We take on board your comment about advising guests in advance of changes to room type, though often this can happen at the last minute due to issues with other... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We, family of four, stayed here in mid April as part of our 2 plus week trip in New Zealand - we had two nights here with one full day spent in the Abel Tasman park - kayaking etc (highly recommend). Having stayed in several other motels we found this one probably at the very top of our experiences. Clean,... More 

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ChelseaPark, Owner at Chelsea Park Motor Lodge, responded to this review

We are pleased you enjoyed your stay in one of our family units and look forward to your stay when you return to do the things you missed on this trip! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

I stayed at Chelsea Park motel in April 2015 and found the room to be of excellent quality. The staff were friendly and helpful. I have stayed in many motels/hotels and I was impressed with the value for money. I have payed a lot more for a lot less in the past. The fittings and furnishings were modern and the... More 

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ChelseaPark, Owner at Chelsea Park Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Dave. We know you won't be staying again too soon - good luck with the new job in Nelson!. Hopefully we can be of assistance to friends and family when they come to visit you here! More 

Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We had a great two night stay here. There was plenty of room for our family of four. The unit was very clean and tidy with a well appointed kitchen. With the weather getting cooler, we were very pleased that it was warm, cosy and quiet overnight.

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ChelseaPark, Owner at Chelsea Park Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks Anna for taking the time to write a review of your stay in one of our family apartments. We are pleased you stayed for 2 nights to really experience what Nelson has to offer family groups. We are happy that you found the 2 bedroom apartment comfortable for a family of 4 and hope to be able to assist... More 

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