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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall, I'd say this is a good and affordable option for young travellers. Pretty beach right by the property and a short walk from a market, roulette's and a few hotels that you can take whale watching tours form and rent kayaks/paddle boards. The owners were a little strange and won't help you out with anything other than checking you... More 

1 Thank Emelia H
2 reviews
Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

This is a really nice place to stay if you're on a budget. Great location right on one of the nicest beaches in moorea and the rooms are tidy. Good little communal kitchen which has just been renovated. Bathroom facilities basic but who needs nice bathrooms when you're in Moorea!! Hot water is available if you get in before other... More 

Thank Lauren W
Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed April 30, 2016

This is a rather basic campground that is currently undergoing a lot of renovation work. As long as the common areas and kitchen are under construction you probably should plan on having a car when you stay here. There are not many places to go in the area and no where in the campground so sitting in your car would... More 

1 Thank bearchri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed April 25, 2016

The sunset was right in front of the beach, incredible stunning view! You can camp here or choose a room, please choose a room with fan. Shower room was good, I saw some comment complained about laundry, since I am a backpacker, I washed it by hand at the sink and hang my clothes outside the room, no problem. There... More 

Thank PennieLiang
San Cristobal de La Laguna, Spain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed March 3, 2016 via mobile

We arrived at Nelson on a day of heavy rain. We had the tent but we decided to get a room. It's French Polynesia, so we were prepared to the high price. But... There's no kitchen! NO KITCHEN, he said "we are building the new one", yes, great and now? And no laundry. When I asked him he stared at... More 

1 Thank FedericaF3
Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

We stayed only 2 nights at camping nelson instead of 6 nights. It is a nice place directly at the sea, but too expensive for what you get. We wanted to sleep in our tent, but it was raining cats and dogs and there is no kitchen anymore - not even a shelter. So to keep us dry,we decided to... More 

Thank Ela F

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed December 7, 2015

Please note - no kitchen/cooking facilities !!! No kayaks available.Totally agree with Sharissa j so the management has not lifted it's game since and any kind of help of advice seemed to be an absolute struggle for them. The grounds are great though lots of lovely green grass and well maintained. The little white beach at the front is adequate.... More 

Thank Kerry T
Reno, Nevada
1 review
Reviewed August 6, 2015

Was here in 1993 for a month. Was next door to the old Club Med. (no longer in existence) Hasn't changed, it was amazing again! I would recommend this to anyone. Inexpensive, you can cook for yourself, and close to everything. Easy to get around.

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Torino, Italia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed June 12, 2015

Very cheap and basic, right on the beach and with a relaxing meadow. Common kitchen, wide but not very well equipped. The manager is not too friendly. No excursion offered but you can go in the next door resort and take them there. Wi-fi free but only when reception is open.

Thank Lucaqwerty
Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed December 15, 2014

Camping Nelson has a TON of potential, but the owners leave a lot to be desired. Very uncommunicative, and have a very wierd way of running things. Although it is one of the cheapest options on Moorea, they have bumped their prices from their website so double check this when booking. They have kitchen facilities but can only be used... More 

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Additional Information about Camping Nelson

Address: PK 27.100, 1309, French Polynesia
Location: French Polynesia > Society Islands > Moorea
Also Known As:
Camping Nelson Hotel Moorea
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“choose a room with fan”
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 of 5 bubbles PennieLiang, Apr 25, 2016 | Read review
“On the beach. there isn't a bad place to camp anywhere on the grounds. Child friendly”
 of 5 bubbles Ajourneysend42, Aug 6, 2015 | Read review
“Pay a little more and get the front sea room. Big fridge inside.”
 of 5 bubbles Lucaqwerty, Jun 12, 2015 | Read review
“Can get busy on the weekends.”
 of 5 bubbles NatalieNgatiNZ, Aug 21, 2012 | Read review
“Tip, Kaveka on Cooks Bay has clean nice cabins (with thick walls!) for a very reasonable price!”
 of 5 bubbles Ing0S, Apr 18, 2012 | Read review
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