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5 Paru Paru Road Cnr Halifax and Rutherford Sts., Nelson 7010 New Zealand
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#15 of 42 hotels in Nelson
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Nestled in the heart of Nelson, New Zealand.The Palms Motel offers you modern, luxury apartments, with a choice of studio, executive or family suite accommodation.Set in landscaped grounds and located close to all local amenities, the Palms Motel gives the holidaymaker or business person the ideal home away from home. 28 Luxury Units/Apartments22 x Studio units: Floor area - 29 sq. metres each4 x 1 Bedroom luxury suites: Floor area - 36 sq. metres each2 x 2 Bedroom family units: Floor area - 73 sq. metres each Room Amenities:• Spa Baths (in 1 bdrm & 2 bdrm suites) • Sky TV • Kitchens in all Units • King & Queen size beds • Electric Blankets • Iron/ironing boards in all units • Satin-jet showers with massage • Hair dryers • Double glazed windows • Direct dial phones with modem access. Wireless internet available throughout complex • Recliner chairs and large flat screen LCD TVs in all units (in the lounge and for your convenience a smaller flat screen TV is located the bedroom)The fully fenced salt-swimming-pool is solar heated in summer and features a safe toddler’s pool. Also in the pool area is a large electric barbecue and dining area to use at your leisure. There is a guest laundry, plenty of off road parking and we are adjacent to many recreational facilities, for example there is a Supermarket directly across the street, along with Nelson Public Library and the famous Nelson Saturday Market is just 2 minutes walking distance. We are located just 100m from Nelson’s central shopping area with an abundance of choice for cafes restaurants and shopping. Tahuna Beach is just 5 minutes’ drive away.Your Host Cheryl has more than 20 years’ experience in the hospitality industry and understands travel and holiday needs intimately. Her aim is to make your stay comfortable and memorable for all the right reasons.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast available
Tennis court
Non-smoking hotel
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Self-serve laundry
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Air conditioning
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Electric blanket
Bath / shower
Wake-up service / alarm clock
DVD / CD player
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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If you are looking for a motel that is centrally located then this would be perfect however this comes with alot of noise. We were in a downstairs unit and when the upstairs units used the plumbing - we could hear it downstairs - everytime. The boy racers hooning around Nelson could be heard dragging off each other, as well as Police sirens in pursuit. We were woken by rubbish trucks at 5:45am. Unit was spotlessly clean and was mostly well appointed. There is no air conditioning, this could be problematic in summer - although there are ceiling fans in the rooms. Only a 2 seater couch and lounge chair for a unit that could sleep 5. In hindsight we should have chosen another location. Would be good if you were visiting Nelson for business and needed to be in the CBD however if looking for a quiet relaxing stay - look elsewhere.
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People will tell you that the people of New Zealand are some of the most polite and friendly people in the world. I'd agree and add the the staff of the Palms Nelson were the most friendly we encountered in the country. They didn't bat an eyelid when one of our children smashed a glass bottle on the steps and nothing was too much bother for them. The two bedrooms in our suite were separate from the living area. Kids enjoyed the spa! Handy to the city centre and the supermarket. Can't think of any criticism.
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There is supermarket located right opposite, so very easy to get groceries during our stay. It is a short 15mins walk to the city centre where the restaurants and cafes are located. Property itself is very well maintained and the room is very clean and spacious.
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Response from Palmsmotel5, Front Office Manager at Palms Nelson
Responded Jan 1, 2020
We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us here in Nelson and hope to see you again. Regards Robyn
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Our group of three best friends had an amazing relaxed stay at Palms Nelson over New Years. From the outset, super friendly Robyn was extremely helpful with suggestions and advice. Rooms are very well appointed, going the extra mile with many of the amenities. Thanks heaps Robyn & Cheryl - hope to see you again soon Helen, Jools & Sue
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Response from Palmsmotel5, Front Office Manager at Palms Nelson
Responded Jan 1, 2020
Hi girls, We are so pleased you had a wonderful time here in our city. It was lovely having lunch with you all the other day at Devilles cafe, and a few drinks new years eve. Hope to meet up with you all again. Regards Robyn and Cheryl
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We were quite happy with our room, the facilities and the location to downtown events restaurants and a grocery store. It was very clean and well maintained. The kitchen had everything we could ask for and more.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Palms Nelson
Which popular attractions are close to Palms Nelson?
Nearby attractions include Nelson Saturday Market (0.2 miles), Craft Beer Depot (0.09 miles), and Glen James Jewellers (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Palms Nelson?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Palms Nelson?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Palms Nelson?
Guests can enjoy breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Palms Nelson?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Palms Nelson?
Conveniently located restaurants include Paasha, The Tides Restaurant & Bar, and Deville.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Palms Nelson?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is Palms Nelson located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.3 miles away from the center of Nelson.
Are any cleaning services offered at Palms Nelson?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Is Palms Nelson accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.