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Chelsea Park Motor Lodge
Ranked #7 of 42 Hotels in Nelson
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed June 4, 2013

Very friendly and helpful hosts, they even lent us their bikes to roam around and explore. Very good and clean rooms, quiet, within easy walking distance to the towncenter. Wen enjoyed our stay very much and can highly recommend it!
Susanne & Edi

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled as a couple
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ChelseaPark, Owner at Chelsea Park Motor Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2013

It was lovely to have you here for a few days and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay. Our mountain bikes are always available to guests free of charge. We had some lovely late autumn weather for you to go for a ride. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your NZ holiday.

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Reviewed June 3, 2013

Centrally located property. We walked the 2 blocks (with kids) to Lone Star for tea. Room itself was modern and clean. Had all the facilities we needed for our short stay. We had booked this through Booking.com for a Sunday but the owners had no issues with us changing this to a Saturday as our plans changed. Would definately stay here again

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled with family
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ChelseaPark, Owner at Chelsea Park Motor Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2013

Thanks for the review. Our location is very handy to the central city cafe's and restaurants. We are looking forward to Paula, the Masterchef runner-up, opening her cafe just down the road. Come back for another visit when "Paula's Place" opens in August.

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Reviewed May 20, 2013

We stayed 2 nights in a family unit with separate studio for my elderly parent. The accommodation was excellent, comfortable with a high standard of fixtures and fittings. The owner host was very accommodating and helpful given our late arrival due to an horrendous ferry crossing. She also sourced a mobility aid for us to enable my father to enjoy our visit to the area even more. Her knowledge of the area helped us plan our local itinerary . Highly recommended all round especially for location too.

Stayed: May 2013, traveled with family
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ChelseaPark, Owner at Chelsea Park Motor Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2013

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your South Island tour. As requested, the lost property has been sent to those in need!

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Reviewed May 19, 2013

We booked this online easily, received a text from management to confirm booking. We were given a family suite for the two of us. I neglected to do our dishes the first morning, and they were done by staff on our return back to the motel. Very helpful and pleasant staff. Clean, tidy and very comfortable rooms. Would certainly return.

Room Tip: We had room 10 which was upstairs and had no traffic noise whatsoever.
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  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled with friends
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ChelseaPark, Owner at Chelsea Park Motor Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2013

We are pleased you enjoyed your stay. Yes, our family rooms are located at the rear of the property and are very quiet. The views have recently been enhanced with the removal of the old house next door, and the landscaping that we have been undertaking. Come back in the summer and enjoy the patios extending from our ground floor rooms!

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Reviewed May 14, 2013

I am a frequent stayer at Chelsea Park Motor lodge, because I am the Cleaner there, and a previous comment regards Chelsea park not being up to standards , and owners being rude etc, is totally unwarrented. I went to service this persons room, offering fresh linen on beds and new towels etc, to be met by a grumpy man, who simply replied "not today you won"t". after a few persuasive ideas about "would he like fresh towels" he did agree to that. Sorry, but his comments on tripadvisor, totally wrong and unwarrented.

Room Tip: Great comments and true to word, from previous stayers at Chelsea park Motor Lodge, very friendly o...
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  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed May 13, 2013

Just on the outskirts of the Nelson CBD - bearing in mind Nelson is a relatively small city/town - it is well located with off street parking. While I only overnighted it would make a very pleasant long term stay. The motel units are more like and actually have the feel of a small self contained home unit and furnished accordingly. The owners are very engaging and helpful. SKY tv is also a worth while feature.

Room Tip: All rooms get the morning sun, both upper and lower.
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  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled solo
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ChelseaParkOwners, Owner at Chelsea Park Motor Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2013

Thank you for taking the time to write a review so soon after your visit. It was a pleasure to host you here. You'll be pleased to know that tomorrow morning the landscapers are arriving to extend the patio areas outside the downstairs rooms. We hope this will provide a more pleasant experience for guests. Hopefully you will be back soon to see what we have done!

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Reviewed May 12, 2013

We found the staff and service were amazing, nothing was to much trouble. Great value for a very clean and tidy room. The beds are so comfortable. It was good to receive free WiFi. Also being close to town was really handy.

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled as a couple
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ChelseaParkOwners, Manager at Chelsea Park Motor Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2013

Thanks for your comments and posting a review. I hope the trip home went well and you enjoyed your overnight in Hanmer Springs as much as your Nelson holiday. We hope to see you back in the future.

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Additional Information about Chelsea Park Motor Lodge

Address: 214 Rutherford Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Nelson
#3 Business Hotel in Nelson
#3 Family Hotel in Nelson
#6 Luxury Hotel in Nelson
Price Range: $94 - $158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Chelsea Park Motor Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Chelsea Park Motor Lodge is a Qualmark rated 4 Star + motel, located in central Nelson city. Our boutique motel has only 10 units, all with kitchen facilities, free high speed WIFI and SKY Guest Select with over 50 channels. Our guests tell us we have a clean and luxurious motel with the most comfortable beds and best showers ever! With the tourist attractions of Nelson and surrounds on our doorstep, Paul and Jo look forward to hosting you and providing for your accommodation needs. For the best rates and no booking fees, book direct! ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Best Western Nelson
Chelsea Park Hotel
Nelson Best Western

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