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Palms Nelson

5 Paru Paru Road | Cnr Halifax and Rutherford Sts., Nelson, New Zealand
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Ranked #12 of 41 hotels in Nelson
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
14 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in Nelson at the Palms for 2 nights and it was lovely. First it has a laundry that even an North American can operate and after some 10 days in New Zealand this was a necessity. Reception was super with change and instruction - we did need some. My husband loved the place because it had more than... More

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Palmsmotel5, Manager at Palms Nelson, responded to this review

Hi, Firstly thank you for your lovely review, we agree that the location here is fantastic and we are glad that it enabled you to visit lots of interesting places in Nelson. It sounds like you had a fantastic time and really made the most of your visit. I am happy to hear that your husband found lots of interesting... More

Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son and I stayed here for Marchfest. A short walk, across the road really, to the CBD but quite quiet. Room was spotlessly clean with full Sky decoder, not the usual cut down 10 channel service. Would definitely stay here again.

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Palmsmotel5, Manager at Palms Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are glad to hear that you had enjoyed your stay with us and our SKY channels :) We hope to see you again soon. More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for two nights and found the motel to be in an ideal location, a short walk to all the cafés and main shopping area. It is modern and spotlessly clean. We didn't cook any meals, but there is a supermarket right across the road which is handy. We were attracted to booking the motel as the pool looked... More

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Palmsmotel5, Manager at Palms Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are pleased to hear that you found the location of the hotel ideal and you were able to enjoy the surrounding area. We are sorry that you did not get full use of the pool. Thanks again for your review and we hope to see you again soon. Palms Motel Team More

Auckland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked two rooms and arrived tired after a few days in the Abel Tasman National Park. the reception staff were very helpful and really went the extra mile having already booked our restaurant for us. I left my mobile and glasses on the bed and we got these delivered to us at the airport. Now that really is service.... More

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Palmsmotel5, Manager at Palms Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely feedback, We are glad we could reunite you with your belongings. We hope to see you again soon. Thanks again for your feedback. The Palms Motel Team. More

Christchurch, New Zealand
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78 reviews 78 reviews
47 hotel reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent location for walking in to Nelson to have a look around and to get some food. Swimming pool was very cold unfortunately and very small. You could park directly in front of your room which was convienent - we had a ground floor room so had no balcony or outdoor seating which the up stairs rooms did have. We... More

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Palmsmotel5, Manager at Palms Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are glad to hear you had a lovely nights sleep in our comfy beds. We are sorry to hear that the room next door was noisy and we hope this hasn't put you off returning to us. Should you wish to visit again, we will do out up most to get you a room... More

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here for a few nights while on a big NZ trip. This is by far the best motel I have stayed in. The lady in reception was so lovely & helpful & asked us info about where we have come from, (Scotland!) she gave us a lot of info on Nelson. The room was really clean, had sky... More

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Palmsmotel5, Front Office Manager at Palms Nelson, responded to this review

Hi there, thank you so much for your lovely feedback. It’s great to hear you found the room clean and bathroom and kitchen areas all you needed. Sounds like you had a great time in Nelson, we hope you see you again sometime soon and thank you again for your feedback :) More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Fantastic location right by CBD, supermarket just across the road, restaurants a short walk away,room was so clean and tidy with modern facilities,lovely comfortable leather rocker. This motel would have to be the best sound proofed motel I have ever stayed in and there have been many, heard no one from next door either side or from upstairs.The water in... More

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Palmsmotel5, Front Office Manager at Palms Nelson, responded to this review

Hi there, well it sounds like you had a great time staying with us. Our guests are always commenting on our location – its great being so close to town and right by a supermarket isn’t it? So pleased the room was quiet for you. The pool is lovely as it is salt water and solar heated and as you... More

Auckland Central, New Zealand
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
17 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

The motel was clean and roomy. A short, flat walk to the town centre. Great restaurants handy. I loved the leather reclining chair! The kitchen was compact and had everything we needed The pool was clean, and great for a swim on a summers afternoon The bed was too small, but we usually sleep in a super king, I kept... More

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Palmsmotel5, Front Office Manager at Palms Nelson, responded to this review

Hi there, thank you for taking the time to give us this lovely feedback. It is so good to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and great to hear you loved the leather reclining chair. Our beds are queen sized although some of our rooms have king beds in them so just ask to be put in a room... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014 via mobile

We had a very comfortable stay in this very up to date motel. The bed was particularly comfortable and the room quite spacious. Some of the upper rooms may lack privacy due to the access way which runs in front of the large window at the front of the room. Robin help us with recommendations of places to visit. There... More

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Palmsmotel5, Front Office Manager at Palms Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to give us feedback. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and found the bed comfortable and room spacious. Our windows are double glazed and tinted so we try to ensure as much privacy as possible in all rooms. The supermarket is very handy being right across... More

Stratford-upon-avon, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Our first experience of NZ motels was excellent thanks to the friendly and helpful staff, the modern design and ambience, the facilities and spaciousness of the Palms. It was also notably quiet.Minor quibbles were that its location, while good for town, was a drive away from the Boatyard and other good restaurants on the bay and the jacuzzi bath did... More

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Palmsmotel5, Front Office Manager at Palms Nelson, responded to this review

Well that is lovely to hear, we are so glad to hear that your first impression of NZ motels was excellent from us. All our rooms are double glazed to ensure quietness in all areas of the motel. Regarding the Spa bath we do endeavour to tell everyone who has a spa bath to check above the vanity that the... More

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Additional Information about Palms Nelson

Also Known As:
Palms Hotel Nelson
Address: 5 Paru Paru Road | Cnr Halifax and Rutherford Sts., Nelson, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Amenities:
Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #12 of 41 hotels in Nelson
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Nestled in the heart of Nelson, New Zealand.The Palms Motel offers you modern, luxury apartments, with a choice of studio, executive or family suite accommodation.Set in landscaped grounds and located close to all local amenities, the Palms Motel gives the holidaymaker or business person the ideal home away from home. 28 Luxury Units/Apartments22 x Studio units: Floor area - 29 sq. metres each4 x 1 Bedroom luxury suites: Floor area - 36 sq. metres each2 x 2 Bedroom family units: Floor area - 73 sq. metres each Room Amenities:• Spa Baths (in 1 bdrm & 2 bdrm suites) • Sky TV • Kitchens in all Units • King & Queen size beds • Electric Blankets • Iron/ironing boards in all units • Satin-jet showers with massage • Hair dryers • Double glazed windows • Direct dial phones with modem access. Wireless internet available throughout complex • Recliner chairs and large flat screen LCD TVs in all units (in the lounge and for your convenience a smaller flat screen TV is located the bedroom)The fully fenced salt-swimming-pool is solar heated in summer and features a safe toddler’s pool. Also in the pool area is a large electric barbecue and dining area to use at your leisure. There is a guest laundry, plenty of off road parking and we are adjacent to many recreational facilities, for example there is a Supermarket directly across the street, along with Nelson Public Library and the famous Nelson Saturday Market is just 2 minutes walking distance. We are located just 100m from Nelson’s central shopping area with an abundance of choice for cafes restaurants and shopping. Tahuna Beach is just 5 minutes’ drive away.Your Host Cheryl has more than 20 years’ experience in the hospitality industry and understands travel and holiday needs intimately. Her aim is to make your stay comfortable and memorable for all the right reasons. ... more   less 
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