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“Modern Motel, Centre of Town”
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Palms Nelson
Ranked #15 of 41 Hotels in Nelson
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed October 20, 2012

A very modern new Motel in an excellent Location (centre of town) Very clean & well furnished spacious rooms. Staff were very helpful evan though we arrived late. Washing machines on site. Good size pool, Shame the still charge for internet!

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  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 5, 2012

Recently, my partner, three children and I stayed at the Palms. I was really impressed with the service. The staff were friendly and accommodating. The rooms were spotless. It's location is very convenient as there is a supermarket close by and town is right there. I would definitely stay again next time we go to nelson.

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed September 18, 2012

Excellent comfort with all the required ammenities, central location to city and food with brilliant friendly service. Good views of the hills. Shame the pool wasn't up and running but otherwise an excellent stay.

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled on business
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Thank SE U
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Palmsmotel5, Front Office Manager at Palms Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2012

Thank you for your feedback. Pleased to hear the new beds are comfortable. I will also pass on your feedback to the staff - our aim is to always offer helpful friendly service. Sorry to hear about the pool. It is available all year round but as it is solar heated (an entire roof of panels is dedicated to this purpose) sadly it is not always warm enough to suit everyone during the colder months. Please feel free to check with us on its temp if you ever find yourself back in sunny Nelson and staying with us. Thanks again.

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Reviewed September 6, 2012

Best we've stayed at, just at edge of CBD, not noisy. Very well equipped, roomy, comfortable and very friendly! We decided to stay an extra 2 nights and were upgraded to a nice second floor room with balcony!

Room Tip: Our room with balcony was very pleasant!
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  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed August 19, 2012

This motel is right in the city area,right opposite a supermarket, walking distance to other shops. It is modern,clean has cooking facilities and everything you need. Great value. We had a special of $100 for the night being winter.

Room Tip: I think rooms are all the same but I am not sure.
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  • Stayed: August 2012, traveled as a couple
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Palmsmotel5, Front Office Manager at Palms Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2012

Hi, Thank-you for taking the time to post such a lovely review. It is always pleasing to read that our guests have enjoyed their stay with us. Yes, we offer some great winter weekend deals whenever possible. We look forward to meeting you again.
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Reviewed July 26, 2012

Right next door to Countdown supermarket which made the location for us excellant.Room was on the ground floor corner.Spacious clean and modern with a fully equipped kitchenette.Nice little touches like a towel warmer and heater in the bathroom and electric blanket.TV had sky channels so was great watching it.
But best of all was the lady who checked us in/out.Such a classy lady who was so approachable and friendly.She recommended a few restaurants to us and if not for her we would have gone hungry as we got in around 7pm and Nelson was deserted already.
Definitely would recommend this motel to anyone.

  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled with friends
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Palmsmotel5, Guest Relations Manager at Palms Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2012

Hello. Thank you for taking the time to post such a lovely review of our property and the staff.
It's always a great feeling to know our guests have left happy and more importantly would be pleased to return, if ever they find themselves back in sunny Nelson.
Yes, we get alot of comments about our central location being a real positive, and we do try to add a few 'little extra touches' to make your stay as comfortable as possible.
As for the staff - "we are always happy to help. Thanks again."
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Reviewed June 23, 2012

I have been staying at the Palms for a number of years and wrote this review really just to say thank you. Always clean and tidy, updating everything all the time,so whenever you stay it is like staying at a new motel.Its so close to the center of the City so you can walk around and shop and dine at the tens of Cafe Bars and eating houses. Built in such a way back of the road so sleeping is a bliss. Park your car outside your room. Owners and staff obliging, friendly and nothing is a problem.

  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled on business
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Management response:Responded June 28, 2012

Thank-you so much for your positive comments, it’s always a great feeling knowing our guests are happy. Yes cleanliness is a top priority for us. As for updating, it’s a ‘must!” In fact just today we have installed SKY so now you can choose from 50+ SKY Channels as well as the rest! Will you ever leave the room?! We have also replaced all the recliner chairs in the rooms – so you’ll be even more comfortable while surfing all those channels. We appreciate your feedback on sleep – we have double glazing in all the rooms to block out road noise and put in new beds in the last 6 weeks. I will pass on your comments to staff. Thanks again.

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Additional Information about Palms Nelson

Address: 5 Paru Paru Road | Cnr Halifax and Rutherford Sts., Nelson, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Amenities:
Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#12 Luxury Hotel in Nelson
Price Range: $110 - $148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Palms Nelson 4.5*
Number of rooms: 22
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Nestled in the heart of Nelson, New Zealand.The Palms Motel offers you modern, luxury apartments, with a choice of studio, executive or family suite accommodation.Set in landscaped grounds and located close to all local amenities, the Palms Motel gives the holidaymaker or business person the ideal home away from home. 28 Luxury Units/Apartments22 x Studio units: Floor area - 29 sq. metres each4 x 1 Bedroom luxury suites: Floor area - 36 sq. metres each2 x 2 Bedroom family units: Floor area - 73 sq. metres each Room Amenities:• Spa Baths (in 1 bdrm & 2 bdrm suites) • Sky TV • Kitchens in all Units • King & Queen size beds • Electric Blankets • Iron/ironing boards in all units • Satin-jet showers with massage • Hair dryers • Double glazed windows • Direct dial phones with modem access. Wireless internet available throughout complex • Recliner chairs and large flat screen LCD TVs in all units (in the lounge and for your convenience a smaller flat screen TV is located the bedroom)The fully fenced salt-swimming-pool is solar heated in summer and features a safe toddler’s pool. Also in the pool area is a large electric barbecue and dining area to use at your leisure. There is a guest laundry, plenty of off road parking and we are adjacent to many recreational facilities, for example there is a Supermarket directly across the street, along with Nelson Public Library and the famous Nelson Saturday Market is just 2 minutes walking distance. We are located just 100m from Nelson’s central shopping area with an abundance of choice for cafes restaurants and shopping. Tahuna Beach is just 5 minutes’ drive away.Your Host Cheryl has more than 20 years’ experience in the hospitality industry and understands travel and holiday needs intimately. Her aim is to make your stay comfortable and memorable for all the right reasons. ... more   less 
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