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The Sands Nelson

623 Rocks Road, Nelson, New Zealand
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Sands Nelson was a beautiful hotel. It was extremely clean and located close to downtown. The staff was friendly and allowed me to check in early, they helped me arrange transportation to the airport.

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautifully decorated place with awesome view of the beach. Two full bedrooms, two full bathrooms (though the master bathroom oddly enough has a window that goes into the living room). There's blinds, but you can kind of see into the shower. Comes with its own parking space, which is nice. Washer/dryer included, which was great after a long trip on... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

We had a 2 bedroom sea view apartment for 2 couples. The apartment had sky, a fully stocked kitchen, huge bbq on the balcony, super comfy beds and brilliant showers. The room was amazing and the guy at check in was super friendly, welcoming and just lovely. Would highly recommend this place. The only down fall was we didn't book... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

good value well equipped apartment for the money. Some of the furniture was tired and due for replacement, otherwise, great. It is close to the sea with a sea view although there is a busy road between the apartment and the beach.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

LOCATION, FACILITIES, FIT OUT, SPACE, PARKING, SERVICE ALL TOP NOTCH. Fabulous choice for group of friends (we stayed a weekend with 3 couples) - king sized bed and a bathroom for each couple is perfect. SKY TV including SKY sport & MY SKY was much appreciated enabling us to delay view the rugby. location right opposite Tahuna beach is perfect... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The Sands is an excellent place to stay in sunny Nelson. From the moment we checked in with the manager Neville, we were well looked after. The apartment is awesome. Large with an excellent kitchen, spacious bathroom and great bedroom. Two heat pumps kept it cosily warm throughout. It was impeccably clean & quiet.The location is great, across the road... More 

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Thank Fibi01
Sydney
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

The Sands is located opposite the beach at Nelson and is a group of privately owned apartments rented out as vacation rentals. We booked two nights here and thanks to the onsite manager, Neville we were given a warm welcome and introduced to the local area. The apartment which we were given was amazing, five stars all the way including... More 

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We had a 3 bedroom apartment and it was lovely - spacious and well laid out and the location was great for us - opposite fields, playgrounds and Tahunanui Beach and short walk to cafes / low key dining options. The complex has an interesting layout which means that you can park your car right outside your apartment even on... More 

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Christchurch
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I always stay here when travelling to Nelson on business and my colleagues now do also. The rooms are spacious, clean and inviting with superb views out across Tahananui Beach. My parents sometimes accompany me to have a break away from business while I work. It's a home away from home where you can choose to dine in and create... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 via mobile

We had a split stay here over a 2 week period. We initially stayed for 4 nights on the second floor in a 2 bedroom apartment with our 2 year old son. It was clean, spacious, well equipped and everythinng we needed. The single room is quite small but suitable for a child. Would be too small for an adult.... More 

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