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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had dinner with a group of 5. I had the seafood chowder which was delicious! one of the best I've had. Others had steak, pork belly and burger all were well cooked and taste great. The service was amazing, good kiwi humor and very friendly. will make this a regular whenever in Nelson

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Thank Tony V
Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Have been here many times and love to come here on a Saturday afternoon, sit outside in the sun and have a late lunch and a beer! Have also has many business meetings here and hey are always well catered for. Meals are awesome, large portions and high quality food. Service is also top notch too!

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Thank kiakaha7
Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were friendly The room was very quaint and inviting. It was clean and tidy and well received. We had to ask for extra pillows which we received. The bed was extremely uncomfortable - a new mattress would be great. And the bed spread needed to be replaced - stained and tacky looking. The price was great considering. Overall... More 

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Thank cheryl f
Blenheim, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

Very comfortable 2 night relax. The bed was really comfortable and the pressure in the shower was superb. Nearly knocked me over! We share a platter for lunch and that was delicious and plenty big enough for 2.

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Thank Nome60
Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

If you are looking for somewhere to stay that has character and charm, then this is the place. It took me back to my visits to England. The room (and bathroom), was warm and cozy, with views of the grounds, water and sunsets. It is close to the airport, but still quiet. The amenities were basic, but sufficient. There wasn't... More 

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Thank Moo57
Nelson, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

The area is very quaint and the service very good as was our food. However the building inside was not what I would call at a desirable condition of hygiene. The toilet was smelly and the restaurant very dusty, not just the dust of the past couple of days either. As we were outside we didn't notice this until we... More 

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Thank Peter F
Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

I think I have written a review before. I walked in last night and, as I visit there about once a month on business, ordered the Steak and Guinness pie. It used to be a great pie sat on mash potatoes and vegetables. It has now changed to the pie sat on roasted veg soaked in a very rich overpowering... More 

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Thank Nedbedrock
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Obviously a busy Saturday night so we booked for 7:30. Our food did not arrive until 8:30 though we were brought some bread in the meantime. My Guinness pie and roast vegetables was burned and the seafood chowder contained mostly potato and bits of chewy squid. Good Guinness on draft though.

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Thank Steve W
Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for a couple of nights whilst attending a conference in Nelson, and I would come back again. The room was warm and spacious, the staff were friendly and the calamari salad was good enough to eat twice.

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Thank Diane T
Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Very easy to find just outside of Nelson. Friendly staff, our room was lovely and warm and very cosy overlooking the gardens be sea. Food very good and we had excellent service. It was great to go out and then come back and have a few drinks before retiring to bed.

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
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  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our unique establishment is an 'Olde Worlde' English Country Pub & Hotel situated on Nelson's Monaco Peninsula. Come and join us, relax, put your feet up and enjoy the true Honest Lawyer experience. Quench your thirst with a drink by the bar, or relish a hearty meal in our Restaurant and choose from an extensive range of wines and beers. You could choose to stay longer in our distinctive Hotel accommodation, decorated in English Country style. We also cater for Weddings, Conferences & Functions offering professional, efficient and friendly service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Honest Lawyer Hotel

Address: 1 Point Road | Monaco, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: $82 - $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Honest Lawyer Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 13
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#3 On the Beach Hotel in Nelson
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