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Abelia Motor Lodge

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice and friendly welcome to an easily accessible location with off street parking. Very clean, warm and comfortable room for two complete with basic cooking facilities and a spa bath. Great panoramic views of the hills to the west with impressive bright red/orange sunsets.

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Thank Paul F
AbeliaMotorLodge, Owner at Abelia Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks very much for the review. We are very pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay. It is also lovely to hear your nice impression with the panoramic sunset views from your room. We would love to see you again. More 

Hamilton, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Every year we are welcomed with smiles and hugs, the rooms are spacious, modern and clean, the owners are amazing and its in a great spot. We feel like we are family whenever we come stay. The owners remember everything about us and our families and its awesome

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Thank nga t
AbeliaMotorLodge, Owner at Abelia Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Nga Thank you very much for such a warm review. It is always our pleasure to see your return to our motel. Yes, we love to treat our guests like our family. This wonderful feeling is the exact reason to keep us enjoying our service in this hospitality business. All the best for you and your family. More 

Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

I am so glad we chose this motel to stay in but unfortunately it was only for one night. The owner was friendly and helpful and the room itself modern, very well appointed, spacious and spotlessly clean. We couldn't have chosen a better place to stay. and the rate was very fair. Definitely recommended - you won't be disappointed.

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Thank Anne M
AbeliaMotorLodge, Owner at Abelia Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Anne Thank you very much for your positive review. We are so pleased that you had a great stay with us. All the best for you! More 

Taiwan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

The panoramic views of the motel make the sunset most impressive. I also like the lovely landscaped aargen which is lined up with some large trees. The atmosphere of the whole complex is very pleasent. The owners are always friendly and helpful. They made my stays comfortable and relaxing. This is why I keep coming back to thestay at this... More 

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Thank 啟聰 張
AbeliaMotorLodge, Owner at Abelia Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review. We are very pleased that you have had good stays with us. Looking forward to seeing you again. Wish you all the best! More 

Hawera, New Zealand
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28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

We stayed for seven days mid February . Very friendly owner operators, showed us to the unit which had all we needed for a couple wanting a holiday in the sun.The unit had a separate bedroom.Is very handy to a good selection of restaurants just an easy walk.Plenty of parking which was good as we had a car trailer with... More 

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Thank John & Cheryl H
AbeliaMotorLodge, Owner at Abelia Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review. It was our pleasure to be of service to you. All the best to you. Looking forward to seeing you again. More 

Whanganui, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

We chose Abelia Motor Lodge for myself and my niece as it is well situated only a short distance from Nelson airport and from the centres of Nelson and Richmond. Bed was re-configured to comfortable twin beds on request for our 2 night stay. Owners very pleasant and welcoming. Would definitely stay here in the future.

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Thank AngeG895
AbeliaMotorLodge, Owner at Abelia Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive review. It is our pleasure to be able to help. Certainly will love to see you two lovely ladies again. More 

Greytown, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

My sister and I recently spent 3 nights at the Abelia Motor Lodge. We required a unit with easy access from the carpark as my sister has mobility problems and walks with crutches. The access was excellent. Our 2 bedroom unit spacious. We relaxed on the sunlounges outside our west facing unit and enjoyed watching the sun set each evening.... More 

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Thank dermatologyplus
AbeliaMotorLodge, Owner at Abelia Motor Lodge, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you had a wonderful experience with us. It was nice to be of service to you lovely ladies. We wish you the best and see you again in the near future. More 

Caddington, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

As with any 'average' apartment, some plusses and negatives. We stayed in a 2-bedroom apartment - the main bedroom was of a good size but the second a small room with bunk single beds - fine for us, but beware the second room is small. It was clean with good quality bedding and kitchen equipment. Although on the main road,... More 

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Thank John N
AbeliaMotorLodge, Manager at Abelia Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We regret that we had built the smaller bedroom in our 2-bedroom unit not big enough for a double bed. But, at least it is a proper bedroom with a wardrobe. As for other concerns, we will try our best to improve them in the shortest appropriate time frame. More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

Not a bad place for a night cooking fascilities ok small fridge etc wifi reception not good at all tv channels limited to a few if you love sport owners nice people not the place to stay on an extended period one night all good after all said staying here 5 weeks its ok

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Thank Jeremy B
AbeliaMotorLodge, Manager at Abelia Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. The wifi reception for one of our rooms is not as good as others, because the room is most far away from the office. It is our wish to improve it to the best. For a longer stay guest, we can offer the unit which has strong wifi reception. But, if the guest booked late,... More 

Shanghai, China
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

Very friendly and helpful owner, who can also speak Mandarin. The room is clean and has enough space for 4 persons. Low price but good service, except that the location is not at the town center. Driving by ourselves is very convenient. And most important, the place is very quiet, so we can have a nice sleep. Next time when... More 

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Thank Xiao X
AbeliaMotorLodge, Owner at Abelia Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the review. It was our pleasure to host you. Love to see you again. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a high quality well appointed motel. Short walk to beach, shops and restaurants. 1 Hour to Abel Tasman National Park. Units are very sunny with panoramic view. Large open pleasant complex. Studios, interconnected studio units, 1 or 2-bedroom units are all self-contained with kitchen, shower and Sky TV. Spa bath unit, continental breakfast. Ample parking.BBQ deck. Owner managers make sure you have a comfortable home away from home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Abelia Motor Lodge

Address: 121 Tahunanui Drive, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: $104 - $142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Abelia Motor Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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#13 Luxury Hotel in Nelson
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