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Chelsea Park Motor Lodge

4.5 of 5 214 Rutherford Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

As we arrived late at Chelsea Park due to ferry problems, our hosts. Lee & Barry were only too happy to wait for our late arrival.. Our accommodation was lovely, everything you could require. Lovely decor and a very comfy bed and ensured a good nights sleep. Fresh milk and a jug of chilled water was supplied, very welcome. Our... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Chelsea Park was really conveniently sited for us to set off biking on the Tasman Great Taste Trail, also to enjoy the central city on foot. Clean, comfortable bed, good shower. Although in Central City has a nice sheltered little courtyard. We were able to cook our evening meal and cook our own breakfast in unit although you can order... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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116 reviews 116 reviews
61 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The stand-out feature of this motel is the welcoming and professional service by the owner/managers, Lee and Barry. You'll see this is a constant theme of the reviews, with good reason. They're friendly and welcoming, take their roles as moteliers seriously, and genuinely want guests to have a good stay. But their service isn't intrusive. This is a new property... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The staff were helpful and the hotel and rooms were clean and well appointed. It is a bit of a walk to downtown Nelson but not over 15 minutes from most restaurants. My only complaint concerned noisy neighbors next door to the hotel who partied a bit late into the night. Otherwise, I recommend the hotel.

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

Thanks for your review and we are pleased you enjoyed the parts of the motel that we can have control over! The instance of the noisy neighbours is the first we have had - and when we tackled the perpetrators they were very embarrassed and apologetic about the noise and assured us it would not occur again. The easy 400m... More 

Derby, New York
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lee &Barry were wonderful hosts. Always ready to assist us! They made arrangements for us at Abel Tasman and directions to a beautiful beach, for a swim in Tasman Bay. The apartment was well suited for our short stay and quite close to a number of lovely cafes. A true refuge after a long drive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful stay at the Chelsea Park. Our hosts Barry & Lee were so welcoming and and made sure we had everything we needed. The room was spacious with good cooking facilities, great fridge lots of milk biscuits etc. We had a lovely little balcony where we could sit out and enjoy the sunshine. They were very helpful... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I flew to Nelson for a long weekend. The Motel was in easy walking distance to the Nelson markets, hosts booked us on a day trip to the Able Tasman National park, had a really great break.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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110 reviews 110 reviews
21 hotel reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My room was immaculately clean with an attractive, modern interior. The ground-floor, wheelchair-accessible unit was spacious and well-appointed, with a small, but private, courtyard. Travelling alone, and at short notice, I really appreciated the warm check-in, complete with welcome advice about the best local places to eat. The hosts showed friendly hospitality without ever being intrusive. Good location, only a... More 

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159 reviews 159 reviews
41 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very clean, well kept. Attractive. Owner very helpful with guest laundry insructions. Wi fi worked well. About 10-15 min walk to center of downtown restaurant area. First floor rooms easiest if you have a lot of luggage.

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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42 reviews 42 reviews
25 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for a night in January in the executive suite. Very clean and spacious room with private balcony. Spa Bath was massive and great high pressure shower. So close to Nelson and it took us 5 minutes to walk to the Rutherford. This place is unbeatable for the price- we have stayed in 5 star hotels considerably more expensive... More 

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Address: 214 Rutherford Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Chelsea Park Motor Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Best Western Nelson
Chelsea Park Hotel
Nelson Best Western
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#3 Romantic Hotel in Nelson
#3 Luxury Hotel in Nelson
#3 Business Hotel in Nelson
#4 Family Hotel in Nelson

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