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Palazzo Motor Lodge

#4 of 42 Hotels in Nelson
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159 Rutherford Street, Nelson, New Zealand
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Palazzo Motor Lodge is rated 5 star. It holds up to a 4.5 and is only let down by (in our case) problems with communications when booking, a confirmation not received, and a few chips on the bedside furniture. Overall the room was tidy, spacious, and 'warm'. Late night road noises were audible but not distracting. The room was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Great Location, nice and quiet. Very comfortable and well appointed and an easy quick walk into the centre. It was a pleasure to stay, and we were made to feel so welcome by the manager, who was so friendly and helpful, really outstanding customer service.

Thank hairmi
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Very nice hotel, in fact the nicest i so far.Fabulous bathroom, comfortable bed, fabulous breakfast. I didn't want to leave. Lovely toiletries and a good television.Close to the main shopping area and amenities

Thank thadwell01
Perth, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

We stayed at this remarkable place for 2 nights in February 2016. Manager Keira was extremely helpful in accommodating us at short notice. Well located in central Nelson. Room was meticulously clean with top quality appliances and fittings.Highly recommend this Motor Lodge! Murray & Teresa L

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Atherton, Queensland, Australia
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

Not knowing anything about Nelson, the Palazzo met our needs for central accommodation where we could easily get to the airport and be able to walk to town for meals and movies.We didn't use the available kitchen facilities or the huge spa but we were impressed with the cleanliness and condition of the room we stayed in.

Thank Jo B
Blenheim, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

We couldn't get into our usual lodging on a recent spontaneous weekend trip to Nelson but the Palazzo worked out just as well if not better. Very comfortable and clean, no road noise, easy walking distance to restaurants, cafes and bars and a full Sky offering which is nice in this day and age of very limited viewing choices. On... More 

Thank Coastfans
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

We had originally booked a one bedroom apartment but when we turned up I realised that our room was at the very front of the property and directly on the main road. I asked if we could change room due to the road noise and we were offered a Studio King room set back from the road and on the... More 

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Can't rate the Palazzo highly enough everything thought of with quality and space. Where do you get a 4 power plug socket each at your bedside. Fantastic location within a 3 minute walk of the town center too. So comfortable with great hosts. So good we stayed and extra night. This how all motels should be like. Congratulations Palazzo.

Thank MichelleMeam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

After many business trips to Nelson, I have found the ideal motel for me to stay at. The room was very quiet (couldn't hear anyone in rooms either side of me, or road noise) and comfortable. The location was great for getting around, especially in foot for getting meals. And the service was very pleasant too.

Thank Wozzles
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

Pleasant Motel, We had an upstairs room which was of a good size. Lovely and clean, well equipped, even had a spa. Nice and quiet suited all our requirements to a tee. The price was very reasonable. Staff friendly and helpful. Would recommend this as a place to stay.

Thank Graeme O
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Palazzo Motor Lodge offers 16 stylish apartments, each an individual expression of luxury living. Our central Nelson location is ideal for Company Representatives, Business Travelers and we are close to Conference facilities. You can choose from studios, one bedroom apartments and executive apartments. Celebrating a wedding, anniversary or just feel like spoiling yourself? Then come and experience our 'Presidential' or 'Ambassador' suites. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Palazzo Motor Lodge

Address: 159 Rutherford Street, Nelson, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: $83 - $215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Palazzo Motor Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 16
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Also Known As:
Palazzo Motor Hotel Nelson
Palazzo Hotel Nelson
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Nelson
#2 Business Hotel in Nelson
#2 Family Hotel in Nelson
#4 Luxury Hotel in Nelson
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