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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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16 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

People who rate this place 5 stars are suspect. This has been the only time EVER that I raised an objection about an accommodation facility to a government and advertising standards complaints level. It must not be born: this place is currently allowed to advertise "free wifi" when there is no free wifi - 5 gigs is "available" but the... More 

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was clean and warm with the use of a fan heater and an oil heater. We just needed to stay for 1 night and we wanted somewhere affordable with our young family. This is Student accommodation but didn't bother us in any way. We found the beds comfortable and the only thing we could say was that there... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

That it is convenient is the best that can be said about this accommodation. I don't know where it gets its 4 stars from it is 2 at best. Student accommodation in term time - wafer thin pillows, no sky tv, instant coffee and powdered milk and the most unpleasant manager I have encountered anywhere. There was a smell of... More 

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Takaka, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

A terrible dead fish smell coming from the extractor fan made my son vomit then there was no hot water to wash him off. When we had to get the manager in to try and sort it out she threatened to get us all evicted by the police. If there was anywhere else in Nelson available that night we would... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Rooms are Very small with little on no heating (1960's oil heaters are hard wired in), most mornings I have more water on my SINGLE GLAZING then water in the sea (I have complained about this many times and only got a little slip under the door suggesting I OPEN A WINDOW IN WINTER!!)! and NO CURTAINS, just blinds, which... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

We found ourselves in a cozy two-bedroom apartment just a five-minute walk from the central city. It was extremely clean. They provided in-room wi-fi. I was very impressed with the quality of the room service — when we came back at the end of the day we found they had even washed our dishes for us, something we never expected.... More 

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Thank David C
Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

Four male friends requiring accommodation in Nelson in January and virtually everything booked out. Came across this hotel and booked not knowing what to expect. We were pleasantly surprised; we had a four bed roomed apartment with a spacious lounge and kitchen and a large flat screen TV, the location within a short walking distance of the town center. We... More 

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Picton, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

I spent now night here at the NMIT campus, the apartments are confortable and clean, however on a very rare and warm night like the one I spent here recently there is no AC. Luckily thru the night the temperature finally dropped and leaving the window open helped cooling the room down. The apartment had 3 bedroom with double beds... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016 via mobile

For $130 a night for a 2 bed, this is what you get a 2 star experience. Not a complaint, just don't expect the Ritz. Ex student accommodation, it shows. Our ground floor apt had lots of cross views, so blinds closed all the time ( those that worked). Bathroom is very basic, so expect no frills. WiFi was good.... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016

The apartments are small but reasonably priced. The location of apartments is superb as city center is at walking distance. Apartments are very clean and late hour check in facility is very helpful for travelers. It is good value for money for people traveling with family.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nikau apartments is a 42 apartment complex comprising 3 four bedroom apartments , 9 three bedroom , 21 two bedroom and 9 studio apartments in three houses on three levels. Contemporary and modern, we provide complete independent facilties for both long term or short term stays in Nelson. We welcome tourists who want affordable comfortable independent facilites to rest and relax. We are situated on the edge of the CBD within easy walking distance to many top quality cafes restaurants and bistros. Gentle nature walks along the river or to the Centre of New Zealand beckon in the other direction. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nikau Apartments

Address: 79-85 Nile St., Nelson 7101, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: $66 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Nikau Apartments 3.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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