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Palms Nelson

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5 Paru Paru Road | Cnr Halifax and Rutherford Sts., Nelson, 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Slightly overpriced at $170 a night. Clean and tidy interiors with friendly service. Nothing wow about this accommodation its basic but at the same time nothing wrong with it. If I was paying $120 a night I would have said it was fab. Walking distance to town, markets, cafes etc

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very central and within walking distance of main shopping area, coffee shop and supermarket close by. While near main intersection, little traffic noise. On first night, a low humming noise from somewhere adjoining the complex, which seemed to go most of the night, was distracting an quite annoying.

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Palmsmotel5, General Manager at Palms Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, sorry about the noise you have described. if you could email us at stay@palmsmotel.co.nz to let us know which room you stayed in we can have a look into this for you. I am glad to hear you found the motel close to local shops and cafes. Kind Regards Palms Motel Team More 

Baslow, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

This is an excellent Motel. Large number of rooms in 4 blocks forming a square around the car park. 2 floors. We stayed for 4 nights and were allocated a 2nd floor room facing North which was probably the best position. Room a good size and very modern with high quality everything. Fittings, furniture, appliances and equipment. Large balcony with... More 

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Palmsmotel5, General Manager at Palms Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, its great to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We like to keep everything updated here at The Palms. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Katie, Robyn and Cheryl More 

Gold Coast, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

A great central location to explore Nelson. Friendly service, clean and well appointed rooms. Quiet despite it's central location. A pleasure to spend our last 2 nights in NZ here. good old fashioned kiwi service!

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Palmsmotel5, Director of Sales at Palms Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review, we look forward to seeing you again in the future, The Palms Motel Team More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

If you're looking for an inner city sanctuary that is sheltered from traffic noise, the Palms Motel is your pick. It's very well appointed with really helpful staff. Then when you want to explore or eat or go to the movies, it's such a short convenient walk. Need to pop to the super market? Go next door.

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Palmsmotel5, General Manager at Palms Nelson, responded to this review

What a lovely review to wake up to on a Saturday morning. We love our spot here in Nelson especially the easy walk to restaurants and bars. Thank you so much for your review Meredith we hope to see you again in the future, Thanks again, Katie, Robyn and Cheryl More 

Auckland
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109 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We stayed as a family in a one bedroom unit over Easter. The motel is very well located just outside the CBD district but walking distance to all sights within it. And there is a supermarket just across the road (although that does mean supermarket trucks unloading now and then with some noise as a result). The motel has free... More 

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Palmsmotel5, General Manager at Palms Nelson, responded to this review

What a lovely and detailed review, we are glad you had a great Easter break with us. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Cheryl. Robyn and Katie More 

switzerland
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84 reviews
61 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

This newly build Motel is right at the corner of the historic town center of Nelson, and just a 5 min. walk from Trafalger St. with all the shops, cafes and other businesses. These motel units come with a small full equipped kitchen with hot plates, fridge and a microwave. A nice small bathroom with a large shower cabin and... More 

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Palmsmotel5, General Manager at Palms Nelson, responded to this review

Thanks for your in depth and detailed review, we love that you have written newly built. We have actually been here 15 years its great to hear that we still have that newly built look about us. We hope to see you again in the future. The Palms Motel Team More 

Ayr, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 via mobile

we stayed here for 3 nights while we were visiting Nelson. I was traveling with my mother and at the time of our booking (round about May 2014 we made the booking) we requested a room with 2 beds. We had an apartment for our entire stay with a bedroom with a double bed and a sitting room/kitchen which was... More 

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Palmsmotel5, General Manager at Palms Nelson, responded to this review

Hi Claire, Thank you for your review, while I take on your board your comments, the booking which was made through booking.com was for a 1 bedroom apartment, this room has one queen bed and one pull out divan. This was the room you booked and stayed in during your 3 night stay with us. Whilst you asked for 2... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Back again, high standards maintained. Quiet and peaceful, room very clean and tidy. Fabulously clean barbecue to cook on, right by the pool, all the utensils and cleaning materials right there. Staff friendly and very obliging. Internet connection free initially then came at a cost for the duration of the stay, was a strong connection, full sky coverage, excellent. Nelson... More 

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Palmsmotel5, General Manager at Palms Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you for your detailed and fantastic review, we are having a great year! We are glad that you made use of the BBQ the weather has been lovely this year so its the perfect opportunity for BBQ's by the pool. Thanks again, we look forward to seeing you next year. Cheryl,Robyn and Katie More 

Brisbane, Australia
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81 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Stayed there for two nights in a double room with ensuite which was very clean and modern. The motel is situated in walking distance to the town centre and large food store. The staff were friendly and helpful about where to go and eat. We had good in room breakfasts on each day. Had a good nights sleep as it... More 

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Palmsmotel5, General Manager at Palms Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, we are glad that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. The Palms Motel Team More 

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