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Palms Nelson

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for a family weekend away. Centrally located, city centre only a couple of minutes walk away, and there is a supermarket right across the street. We were warmly greeted on our arrival, given lots of useful information, really good clear directions for everything. The unit was modern and well equipped and spotlessly clean. We had a two bedroom... More 

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Palmsmotel5, Manager at Palms Nelson, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your awesome review Jscindc. Its so nice to hear positive feedback about the staff and also the premises. We in return would also be happy to have you back here again anytime :) More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very noisy, wall is not sound proof! Not worth the money! Not good view, not looking like the picture on Internet! Staff not very friendly, not recommend to go there again! There's construction site progressing there, a bit messy! Although room is clean, like the cooking stove!

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Palmsmotel5, Owner at Palms Nelson, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Wayne D. Sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your stay with us. The construction site you are referring to is the next door building and we have no control over how tidy they keep their workplace. In fact on the days you stayed they weren't even on site as they don't work in the weekends.... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Location close to town but traffic is noisy as are the half hourly clock bells! Double bed was 2 singles together so big ridge down centre. Very clean. Shower was about 20cm off the floor & dangerous when wet. Cannot change shower height so awkward for smaller people. Borrowed a DVD player but they didn't know how to hook it... More 

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Palmsmotel5, Manager at Palms Nelson, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Takanini1. Sorry we have no control over the clock bells in the city and how often they chime. The bed in your room was actually a split king, if you had let us know earlier that it wasn't to your satisfaction, we could have put you in another room. All our showers are designed that way... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place. Not the first time we have stayed here,and standards are the usual high standard. Couple of little things,couldnt find tv remote for bedroom tv, and the pillows are very very soft and flat(that might just be my preference). Otherwise highly reccommended to all my friends and family.

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Palmsmotel5, Manager at Palms Nelson, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Keith L, always a pleasure to have repeat customers. Sorry to hear you found the pillows too soft. For future reference we do actually have a pillow menu, details of which can be found in the compendium in your room. Look forward to seeing you again. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very clean and tidy unit with plenty of space, very comfortable. Staff were very helpful, we arrived late and 9pm and it wasn't a bother. Motel is very handy to central Nelson and has a supermarket across the road, close to the river side running / walking track for that all important exercise. Will def stay there again. Motel has... More 

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Palmsmotel5, Manager at Palms Nelson, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review Sandmaitken. So pleased that you found everything to your satisfaction, hope to see you again in the near future. More 

Havelock, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 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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Palmsmotel5, Manager at Palms Nelson, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review schultzs. Pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and were happy with the amount of wifi you received. Look forward to seeing you again. More 

Timaru, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

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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Palmsmotel5, Owner at Palms Nelson, responded to this review

Thanks for your review nemo1123, sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your stay with us. We dont have fan heaters in our rooms, but on the wall in your lounge would have been a convection heater, which heats the room up to around 28-30 degrees constantly if left on and it doesn't emit any noise. Each of our units... More 

Buenos Aires, Argentina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 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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Palmsmotel5, Manager at Palms Nelson, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review Dru_Bell. Its always great to hear when someone has enjoyed their stay with us. More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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10 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

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 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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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 7010, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: $94 - $149 (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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