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Palms Nelson

#13 of 42 Hotels in Nelson
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5 Paru Paru Road | Cnr Halifax and Rutherford Sts., Nelson, New Zealand
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Havelock, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a great stay, clean well appointed rooms. 3 GB of wifi data each meaning no chance of running out. Central to town , only a short walk to restaurants, right across from supermarket .would recommend . I'm lefty of room for 2 adults and 2 kids. Good value for room size and quality.

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Timaru, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This accommodation was ok but there are better in Nelson. The room was freezing cold - just a small fan heater and an oil heater to heat the rooms. It would be nice to see a heat pump. Only one bathroom but the room could sleep six. We were a party of 5 but luckily 1 didn't come because we... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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73 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed two nights at the Palms motel. As it is showed on its website, it is a 4-starred motel. This is: great prices and great rooms!!! There is plenty of space on the room to be comfortable. Also, location is great as it is located in front of the supermarket and just two blocks from the main road. Inside... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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10 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent two nights there last May, and I was really satisfy of their services. The room was clean and quite comfortable. The furniture of the room was clean, and almost new style. I recommend this place.

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Palmsmotel5, Manager at Palms Nelson, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Nariman V. So pleased you were satisfied with our rooms and services. Look forward to seeing you again in the near future. More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Excellent place to stay in Nelson.Close to Supermarket and main shopping streets.Selection of rooms to suit visitor's needs.Rooms are up to date with latest appliances.Facilities are always cleaned to a high standard.

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Palmsmotel5, Manager at Palms Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We love you staying with us every year and are looking forward to seeing you again in January, and you wont even need to bring your coat. Regards Cheryl and Robyn More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

The motel unit was excellent in presentation, cleanliness and closeness to the city and had many additional personal touches that made for a pleasant stay. Easy free parking inside the complex and no need to take your car to the city as easy walk to everything Well done Cheryl!!

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Palmsmotel5, Manager at Palms Nelson, responded to this review

Thanks Fussei for your lovely review. Glad you found our motel to your liking, look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Four of us, two couples, stayed here two nights. The two bedroom unit was very roomy and beautifully appointed with leather seating, dining table for four, and super comfortable beds (equipped with electric blankets) with lovely crisp linen. The carpet looked brand new, as did the curtains and blinds. There was a wee heater which warmed the room and a... More 

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Palmsmotel5, Manager at Palms Nelson, responded to this review

Wow thanks so much for your fab review karinording. We are so glad you found everything to your satisfaction and look forward to seeing yous here again in the future. Will do our best to sharpen the knives before your arrival :) More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Lovely looking Motel. Close to major intersection so traffic noise quite loud if you are on road side. My room "20" small but tidy, sunny with lovely sun. Beware the walls to neighbouring room are thin, to the point where I could hear clear conversations and unfortunately neighbours toilet "habits". Not pleasant at all and kept me awake for the... More 

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Palmsmotel5, Front Office Manager at Palms Nelson, responded to this review

We are sorry you had a noise problem during your stay. All the walls are concrete so maybe the people in the next room had their balcony door or windows open and as we all know at night noise travels . More 

Rangiora, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

As 90's band Bush sang, "it's all the little things that kill." And I think that is relevant for this motel. We stayed for 6 nights. On arrival we were given a plunger coffee and 300ml milk plus 1gb Internet card. The coffee was not replaced at all the whole stay. If we had changed rooms every night we would've... More 

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Palmsmotel5, Manager at Palms Nelson, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Triple B. On arrival you receive a complimentary plunger coffee and biscuits. Our tea, coffee, sugar and hot chocolates are replenished daily. More milk can be obtained by asking at the office. The reason that we recommend looking in our compendium is because people have many different needs ie, vegan/gluten free etc and our compendium restaurants... More 

Australia
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25 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

We stayed here four nights in total - before, between and after walking the Abel Tasman and Heaphy Tracks. Central location, with Countdown store across the road, and a block away from the i-site. The unit had a wonderful bed, excellent shower, good wifi and good kitchenette set up (though we didn't cook). Walking distance to restaurants, and the location... More 

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Palmsmotel5, Manager at Palms Nelson, responded to this review

Thanks for your wonderful review Aussie_Family_12, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and found everything to your satisfaction. Hope to see you again in the future. More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Palms Nelson

Address: 5 Paru Paru Road | Cnr Halifax and Rutherford Sts., Nelson, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: $81 - $138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Palms Nelson 4.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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