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Trafalgar Lodge
Trafalgar Lodge
8.9 Excellent
46 Trafalgar Street, Nelson, New Zealand
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0.3 km from city centre, Nelson 
ExcellentBased on 3 reviews
8.9

Trafalgar Lodge provides comfortable 4-star accommodation in Nelson. It is conveniently located for guests wanting to discover the area's attractions.

Joya Garden & Villa Studios
Joya Garden & Villa Studios
9.5 Excellent
49 Brougham Street, Nelson, New Zealand
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1.2 km from city centre, Nelson 
ExcellentBased on 147 reviews
9.5

Joya Garden & Villa Studios is situated on South Island and offers 5-star facilities as well as free Wi-Fi. The various amenities this award-winning guest house features include a terrace, luggage storage and a ticket service.

Gladstone Motel
Gladstone Motel
8.8 Excellent
19 Gladstone Road, Richmond, New Zealand
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11.5 km from city centre, Nelson 
ExcellentBased on 181 reviews
8.8

Gladstone Motel Richmond is located on South Island and offers 4-star accommodation in addition to free Wi-Fi. The numerous facilities this modern motel has to offer include a playground, laundry facilities and an express check-in and check-out feature.

Amber Court Motel
Amber Court Motel
8.6 Excellent
190 Annesbrook Drive, Nelson, New Zealand
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4.0 km from city centre, Nelson 
ExcellentBased on 382 reviews
8.6

Amber Court Motel Nelson is located in Nelson and is close to The Grampians. It also offers a swimming pool, a beauty centre and free Wi-Fi.

Bay Crest Motor Lodge
Bay Crest Motor Lodge
87 Golf Road, Tahunanui, Nelson, New Zealand
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4.3 km from city centre, Nelson 

Bay Crest Motor Lodge offers 4-star accommodation in Nelson. It provides complimentary Wi-Fi, highchairs and a beauty centre.

Quest Nelson
Quest Nelson
8.6 Excellent
Nelson, New Zealand
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0.4 km from city centre, Nelson 
ExcellentBased on 1,565 reviews
8.6

Quest Nelson is located in Nelson and is close to The Grampians. It provides 4-star accommodation with air-conditioned apartments.

Chelsea Park Motor Lodge
Chelsea Park Motor Lodge
8.9 Excellent
214 Rutherford Street, Nelson, New Zealand
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0.9 km from city centre, Nelson 
ExcellentBased on 345 reviews
8.9

Situated in Nelson, Chelsea Park Motor Lodge is within walking distance of the Nelson Provincial Museum and provides free Wi-Fi. It is ideally located for guests wanting to discover the area's attractions.

Courtesy Court Motel
Courtesy Court Motel
8.5 Excellent
30 Golf Road, Nelson, New Zealand
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4.0 km from city centre, Nelson 
ExcellentBased on 312 reviews
8.5

Boasting an outdoor pool, Courtesy Court Motel Nelson is located in Nelson and offers comfortable accommodation. It is ideally positioned for those wanting to discover the area's attractions.

Yha Nelson By Accents
Yha Nelson By Accents
8.4 Excellent
59 Rutherford Street, Nelson, New Zealand
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0.4 km from city centre, Nelson 
ExcellentBased on 366 reviews
8.4

Set in Nelson, the hostel is a five-minute walk from the Nelson Provincial Museum and provides free Wi-Fi and a sauna. It offers 5-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

The Sails Nelson
The Sails Nelson
9.4 Excellent
7 Trafalgar Street, Nelson, New Zealand
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0.5 km from city centre, Nelson 
ExcellentBased on 519 reviews
9.4

Boasting free Wi-Fi, The Sails Nelson is located in Nelson and provides modern accommodation. It offers 5-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

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Cheapest month:August
Most expensive month:January
Average price in Nelson:$134/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$25/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Tuesday
$97 - $271
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$25 - $129
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Amber Court Motel
Amber Court Motel
8.6 Excellent
190 Annesbrook Drive, Nelson, New Zealand
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4.0 km from city centre, Nelson 

Amber Court Motel Nelson is located in Nelson and is close to The Grampians. It also offers a swimming pool, a beauty centre and free Wi-Fi.

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Joya Garden & Villa Studios
Joya Garden & Villa Studios
9.5 Excellent
49 Brougham Street, Nelson, New Zealand
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1.2 km from city centre, Nelson 

Joya Garden & Villa Studios is situated on South Island and offers 5-star facilities as well as free Wi-Fi. The various amenities this award-winning guest house features include a terrace, luggage storage and a ticket service.

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Palazzo Motor Lodge
Palazzo Motor Lodge
9.5 Excellent
159 Rutherford Street, Nelson, New Zealand
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0.7 km from city centre, Nelson 

Located in Nelson, Palazzo Motor Lodge offers stylish, 5-star accommodation close to Christ Church Cathedral. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of free Wi-Fi access during their stay.

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The Sails Nelson
The Sails Nelson
9.4 Excellent
7 Trafalgar Street, Nelson, New Zealand
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0.5 km from city centre, Nelson 

Boasting free Wi-Fi, The Sails Nelson is located in Nelson and provides modern accommodation. It offers 5-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

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Paradiso Backpackers
Paradiso Backpackers
6.9 Good
42 Weka Street, Nelson, New Zealand
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0.9 km from city centre, Nelson 

Paradiso Backpackers is situated in Nelson and is close to the area's tourist attractions. It also provides a free shuttle service, an outdoor pool and a sauna.

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Trafalgar Lodge
Trafalgar Lodge
8.9 Excellent
46 Trafalgar Street, Nelson, New Zealand
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0.3 km from city centre, Nelson 

Trafalgar Lodge provides comfortable 4-star accommodation in Nelson. It is conveniently located for guests wanting to discover the area's attractions.

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Rutherford Hotel Nelson
Rutherford Hotel Nelson
7.9 Good
Trafalgar Square, Nelson, New Zealand
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0.6 km from city centre, Nelson 

Rutherford Hotel Nelson - A Heritage Hotel offers 4-star accommodation in Nelson. It also features an outdoor pool and a gym.

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Yha Nelson By Accents
Yha Nelson By Accents
8.4 Excellent
59 Rutherford Street, Nelson, New Zealand
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0.4 km from city centre, Nelson 

Set in Nelson, the hostel is a five-minute walk from the Nelson Provincial Museum and provides free Wi-Fi and a sauna. It offers 5-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

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Yha Nelson By Accents
Yha Nelson By Accents
8.4 Excellent
59 Rutherford Street, Nelson, New Zealand
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0.4 km from city centre,  

Set in Nelson, the hostel is a five-minute walk from the Nelson Provincial Museum and provides free Wi-Fi and a sauna. It offers 5-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

$19
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Paradiso Backpackers
Paradiso Backpackers
6.9 Good
42 Weka Street, Nelson, New Zealand
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0.9 km from city centre,  

Paradiso Backpackers is situated in Nelson and is close to the area's tourist attractions. It also provides a free shuttle service, an outdoor pool and a sauna.

$19
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The Prince Albert Backpackers & Bar
The Prince Albert Backpackers & Bar
8.5 Excellent
113 Nile Street, Nelson, New Zealand
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0.8 km from city centre,  

The Prince Albert Backpackers & Bar is located in Nelson and features free wireless internet. It also provides luggage storage, a free shuttle service and free bicycle rental.

$20
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Bridge Backpackers
Bridge Backpackers
8.3 Excellent
8 Bridge Street, Nelson, New Zealand
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0.3 km from city centre,  

Bridge Backpackers is situated in Nelson and is close to the area's popular attractions. It offers luggage storage and laundry facilities, and is a brief stroll from the Nelson Provincial Museum and Christ Church Cathedral.

$22
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Tasman Bay Backpackers
Tasman Bay Backpackers
8.9 Excellent
10 Weka Street, Nelson, New Zealand
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0.6 km from city centre,  

Situated a brief drive from The Grampians, Tasman Bay Backpackers provides charming accommodation in Nelson. It is conveniently positioned for guests wanting to sightsee in the area.

$23
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Innbetween Lodge And Backpackers
Innbetween Lodge And Backpackers
8.7 Excellent
335 Trafalgar Square East, Nelson, New Zealand
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0.5 km from city centre,  

INNBetween Lodge & Backpackers is situated in Nelson and is close to the area's popular attractions. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, a safe and a library.

$32
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Richmond Motel & Holiday Park
Richmond Motel & Holiday Park
8.4 Excellent
29 Gladstone Road, Richmond, Nelson, New Zealand
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11.7 km from city centre,  

Richmond Motel & Holiday Park is situated on South Island and offers 4-star facilities as well as free Wi-Fi. It also provides an outdoor pool and a swimming pool.

$63
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The Palace Backpackers
The Palace Backpackers
8.0 Excellent
114 Rutherford Street Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
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0.6 km from city centre,  

The Palace Backpackers is located in Nelson and is close to The Grampians. It is conveniently positioned for those wanting to visit the area's popular attractions.

$73
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Hotel prices in Nelson

2 stars or below

$19 - $121

Nelson City Top 10 Holiday Park

No. 1 most popular

$78
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Tasman Bay Backpackers

No. 2 most popular

$23
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Paradiso Backpackers

Best value

$19
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3 stars

$63 - $156

Admirals Motor Inn

No. 1 most popular

Admirals Motor Inn
8.6 Excellent
$104
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Trafalgar Lodge

No. 2 most popular

Trafalgar Lodge
8.9 Excellent
$108
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Richmond Motel & Holiday Park

Best value

$63
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4 stars and up

$107 - $168

The Honest Lawyer, Ascend Hotel Collection

No. 1 most popular

$115
Avg. per night
The Sails Nelson

No. 2 most popular

The Sails Nelson
9.4 Excellent
$168
Avg. per night
Castles Motel

Best value

Castles Motel
8.3 Excellent
$107
Avg. per night

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About Nelson

Renowned for its arts and crafts scene, Nelson is the second-oldest city in New Zealand and boasts a picturesque setting on Tasman Bay. It claims to be within one of New Zealand’s sunniest regions and lies on the doorstep of sweeping vineyards and spectacular national parks.

Things to do

Nelson has long lured creative people, with more than 350 artists and craftspeople living in the city. There are plenty of working studios and art galleries to peruse featuring traditional, contemporary and Maori work, so you can find a unique piece to take home with you.

Stemming from the annual Wearable Art Awards in Nelson, Nelson now has its own World of Wearable Art Museum. Get up close to these unique international fashion designs that look well and truly outside of the box, as well as a collection of classic cars.

Nelson serves as the gateway to Abel Tasman National Park, a large wilderness reserve that is home to little blue penguins, seal colonies and bottlenose dolphins. Follow the Abel Tasman Coast Track along its white sandy beaches and coastal ridges or slowly paddle across its clear blue waters on a kayaking adventure.

Want to experience the historic side of Nelson? Then make a stop at Founders Heritage Park, which brings together a collection of historic buildings housing artisan foods, locally made artworks and an award-winning brewery. A short heritage railway offers train rides around the park, with its quaint streets interspersed with village greens and landscaped gardens.

Getting around

Nelson Airport is located around 15 minutes’ drive south-west of the city and has flight connections across New Zealand. Buses connect Nelson with destinations across the South Island, while the city centre is compact enough to explore on foot or by bicycle.

Nelson travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in Nelson?

    Nelson City Top 10 Holiday Park (8.6/10 from 140 reviews), Yha Nelson By Accents (8.4/10 from 366 reviews), and The Honest Lawyer, Ascend Hotel Collection (8.5/10 from 750 reviews) are all highly rated places to stay in Nelson.

  • How much is a hotel in Nelson tonight?

    Prices for a hotel in Nelson tonight are about $141 on average, but HotelsCombined users have found prices as low as $59 for tonight in the last 3 days. The best price found for a 4-star hotel in Nelson tonight is $98.