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Palms Nelson

3.5 of 5 Motel   |   5 Paru Paru Road | Cnr Halifax and Rutherford Sts., Nelson, New Zealand
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Ranked #13 of 41 Hotels in Nelson
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Blenheim, New Zealand
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61 reviews 61 reviews
15 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love staying at the Palms, very helpful and friendly staff. Always exceptionally warm and clean. Within easy walking distance to a wide variety restaurants that you can charge back. Plenty of off street parking.

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Palmsmotel5, Manager at Palms Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, we are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Cheryl, Robyn and Katie More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was booked in here by my company as I was attending a conference and there was no room left where it was being held. I think I got the better deal! My room was perfect. Very comfortable bed. Very quiet room. Breakfast was great (poached eggs) and there are charge back options with various cafés and eateries nearby. Very... More

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Palmsmotel5, Manager at Palms Nelson, responded to this review

Hi Rosemary, Thank you so much for your lovely review and we are glad you enjoyed your stay and your poached eggs ;) We hope to see you again soon. Cheryl, Robyn and Katie More

Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

The rooms were very nice with tinted, double glazing and looked recently refurbished. There was everything you needed and it was warm overnight. The place is very handy to the city centre if you are walking. Whilst someone popped out quickly when I rung the bell, I was surprised that the office was closed so early at 6.30pm. Also unusually,... More

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Palmsmotel5, Manager at Palms Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are glad that you noticed our recently refurbished rooms and overall enjoyed your stay. Our office hours are 7.30am-6pm however as mentioned in your comments we are still on site, and try to get to you as soon as possible. Unlimited WIFI is available at a cost of $10 which can be used at... More

Canterbury Region, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 via mobile

The staff at this hotel are wonderful and super helpful! The room was clean and comfortable and the location is excellent 5 minute walk to center of town and a super market right across the road! I recommend this hotel as they have good rates and excellent service :)

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

Hi Georgia Thank you so much for your lovely review, we are glad that you had a fantastic stay, despite the few rainy days we had here in Nelson. It was lovely having you as a guest and we hope to see you again soon. Katie, Cheryl and Robyn. More

calgary
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76 reviews 76 reviews
14 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

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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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

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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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014 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 March 16, 2014

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
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
47 hotel reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

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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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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

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Address: 5 Paru Paru Road | Cnr Halifax and Rutherford Sts., Nelson, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Palms Nelson 3.5*
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