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Palazzo Motor Lodge

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   159 Rutherford Street, Nelson, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at the Palazzo Motor Lodge for 2 nights. We were greeted by Kiara who is one of the owners, and as we hadn't made a booking she helped us with information on the available rooms & prices. We settled on a Spa bath studio which was available at a great price. The room was well... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed for one night during a two week journey across North Island. One of the best motels we have stayed in. Great attention to detail in the rooms, with high-end fittings and generally top quality facilities including dishwasher, microwave, toaster, fridge etc. Handy for walking into Nelson for attractions, shops, restaurants. Local supermarkets if required. Good wifi. Would highly recommend... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed two nights in the Palazzo Motor Lodge. It is in a great location in Nelson, it's high spec and also great value as it is far superior than others places at this price. Rooms are modern, spacious and fully equipped with everything you need but also homely and very well looked after. Kiara was very helpful with recommending... More

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We stayed at The Palazzo for four nights and we're upgraded to a superior studio unit. Suited us perfectly, it was at the rear of the complex,so very quiet. We were five mins to nearly everywhere we had to get to. We were just five mins from the Nelson Hospital wh was so handy as we were visiting a relative... More

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24 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Everywhere we stayed in South Island, New Zealand was scrupulously clean, and everywhere was comfortable, and everyone was helpful and friendly; but the Palazzo Motor Lodge where we stayed in early March was outstandingly so. And it was also stylishly decorated, had a drinking water filter, a dishwasher and offered free wifi. All of this, and it was still very... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Me and my boyfriend stayed here for 2 nights we were welcomed by Kiera who was absolutely lovely and made sure we had everything we needed as well as advising us on things to do whilst in Nelson. The room was beautiful, clean and more than we expected...after travelling around for 3 weeks we didn't want to leave! I would... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

I have stayed at The Palazzo on several occasions now. Very efficient and friendly making a reservation and checking in. If you arrive later in the evening - thats not a problem. The rooms are very clean and modern. Only a few of minutes walk to town centre. I have stayed in a few places in Nelson over the years... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

I cannot rate this motor lodge highly enough! the standard that the Keira and Bob maintain in all the rooms is second to none! spotlessly clean, beautifully appointed and very comfortable! Bob and Kiera are the most wonderful hosts! nothing is too much trouble for them and they are always happy to chat and give you help and information. The... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

I've been visiting Nelson every 4 weeks for the last year and always stay at the Palazzo. Kiera & Bob are great hosts. Nothing is a problem for them. Rooms are clean, warm and well furnished. If you are wanting value for money and a motel close to town then this is the place for you.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Palazzo , is great, location is excellent. We arrived very early and our rooms did not take long Kiera and Bob made sure we got them quickly. Beautifully decorated, could not fault anything. Only a short walk into Nelson, everything we needed was close by . Kiera and Bob have done a great job, Kiera always checking making sure everything... More

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Address: 159 Rutherford Street, Nelson, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Palazzo Motor Lodge 5*
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Palazzo Motor Lodge offers 16 stylish apartments, each an individual expression of luxury living. Our central Nelson location is ideal for Company Representatives, Business Travelers and we are close to Conference facilities. You can choose from studios, one bedroom apartments and executive apartments. Celebrating a wedding, anniversary or just feel like spoiling yourself? Then come and experience our 'Presidential' or 'Ambassador' suites. ... more   less 
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