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Bay Crest Motor Lodge

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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Guelph, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place to stay the room is super clean and Phil the owner is very helpful. He knows the area well and his suggestions regarding restaurants and tours did not disappoint. Don't hesitate to stay here. His units have everything you could want and Phil is very accomodating.

Thank heathercH5402NF
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 2 nights in the family apt. It was clean and comfortable. The location near the airport and beach was convenient, and the the airport noise was not a problem at night. The staff were very hospitable! We would stay there again.

Thank Nick F
Needham, Ma
Reviewed April 2, 2017

I was disappointed that this hotel was a few miles from downtown however as we drove around the town we didn't see any decent accommodations other than hostels. So I guess this location is as good as it gets. The room was great and Phil, the manager can't do enough for you. We took advantage of the free shuttle service...

Thank Wanderlusts5
Waikato Region, New Zealand
Reviewed April 1, 2017

We spent 5 nights here and thoroughly enjoyed it. Our unit was immaculately spick and span, free wifi was an unexpected and appreciated extra and Phil was very friendly and helpful, booking a launch trip for us and organising pickup from Speight's Ale House so we could go out to dinner and have a wine or two. Nice and handy...

Thank Silverfox252
Cairns, Australia
Reviewed March 31, 2017 via mobile

We went here for our Honeymoon holiday with friends. We both had a room on the top floor with adjoining balconies. Such a lovely spot. Close to the airport in Nelson. We watch the planes come in overhead but only till 10pm. The owner went out of his way to accommodate us booking our free transport to dinner so that...

Thank Mumma R
York, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights and found it very clean and comfortable. Phil the manager was very helpful and friendly and gave us some good tips etc. The place is close to the airport which is good for access but quite noisy until you get used to it. We'd use it again.

Thank Stevewilly_12
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed March 21, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic motel, very clean and modern. The owner was especially helpful on what to do and where to go on a short visit. The apartment was spacious and one of the most comfortable beds we have slept in in a motel for a long time - book it you won't be sorry!

Thank Handidata
Reviewed March 17, 2017

First of all, the place is very clean and very well-kept. Secondly, the host is super friendly and is happy to help with anything you might need. We barely, barely noticed the planes some other reviewers have mentioned, and that's saying something, because we highly value our sleep! If we ever come back to NZ, we will definitely stay again!

Thank erb314
Rotorua, New Zealand
Reviewed March 7, 2017

This motel is situated close to other motels, but it is also near the airport so planes fly over most of the day. It is very modern, clean, and spacious and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The owner was helpful, and the

Thank 806debbies806
Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed March 5, 2017

This motor lodge is very clean, with onsite parking and spacious rooms. The host was pleasant, accommodating, and helpful. For a very small fee, the staff will run a load of laundry for guests while they're out during the day -- a nice service! The area surrounding the lodge is quiet, though there is an occasional low-flying plane overhead. (It...

Thank kdorff3
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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service

Additional Information about Bay Crest Motor Lodge

Address: 87 Golf Road | Tahunanui, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: $76 - $110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bay Crest Motor Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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“The second floor has a nice shared balcony.”
erb314, Mar 17, 2017 | Read review
“Be aware that the Airport is just down the road, handy if flying out of Nelson but you will heare the aircraft but it's not an issue.”
, Jan 29, 2017 | Read review
“has upstairs and down we had up”
craigl964, Jan 21, 2017 | Read review
“Street end units have more windows and get more sun”
Garlic04, Jan 19, 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor disability unit at end had parking right next to unit. Noise was not a problem.”
TramperNZ, May 7, 2016 | Read review
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