Motel accommodation & activities in Nelson

Nelson hugs the Northwest corner of the South Island. Known for its stunning art, culture, food and lifestyle, this holiday destination offers visitors an opportunity to make the most of all that New Zealand has to offer, in one place. 

From immaculate beaches to remarkable national parks, award-winning restaurants & cafés, beautiful vineyards and exciting holiday activities including kayaking, fishing, skydiving, paragliding and trekking- Nelson offers it all!

There are a range of motel & lodge accommodation options, a short stroll from the main town centre; ideal for tourists, backpackers and others.

Golden Chain Motels in Nelson, New Zealand:

Balmoral Motel

A family and traveller friendly motel located just a short walk from Nelsons Tahunanui Beach. We are close to the restaurants and shops and the Nelson Airport is just 5 minutes away. For the kids theres an amusement park, Natureland and playgrounds within walking distance and of course our solar heated pool.

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Nelson City Motel

Nelson City Holiday Park is the ideal place to stay while exploring the beautiful Nelson-Tasman region. We are the closest Holiday Park to Nelson City & within easy walking distance to shops & supermarkets. We offer a range of quality accommodation, offering something for everyone. Independent travelers, groups, couples & families are all welcome. Choose to stay in a studio or one bedroom motel, kitchen or standard cabin, sites for campervans or caravans - we have something that suits most people. We offer off-street parking, WiFi, laundry facilities, free gas BBQs & outdoor dining as well as a childrens playground. Our friendly, helpful staff ensure a warm welcome and enjoyable stay. We are booking agents for local Nelson activities as well as the Abel Tasman National Park - ask us first.

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Parkside Motel

Spacious, sunny, well-appointed accommodation in Richmond, Nelson. Parkside Motel is conveniently located on the main southern entry into Richmond, Nelson, less than 10 minutes from the Airport and 15 minutes' drive from the centre of Nelson's Central Business District. Being centrally located within the Nelson/Tasman region, Abel Tasman National Park, Golden Bay and the Nelson Lakes district are readily accessible. In close proximity to the motel are - many world class vineyards, craft studios including an internationally renowned glass blower, a range of restaurants to suit most tastes and budgets, Richmond Mall with free parking, entrance to the great Taste Cycle Trail, Saxton Field, Tasman Nelson Region's premier sporting complex, the Aquatic Centre. The Motel overlooks the green expanse of Jubilee Park with views beyond to the Mt Arthur Range providing the perfect backdrop for a relaxing stay. The Motel offers studio, 1 bedroom and 2 bedroom non-smoking units with noise reducing glazing sun drenched private balconies or patio's to most units all constructed around a meticulously landscaped courtyard. All units are self-contained with cooking facilities. A swimming pool, heated in the warmer months, portable BBQs and guest laundry are there for guest's use.

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Tuscany Gardens Motor Lodge - Nelson

Tuscany Gardens Motor Lodge is a striking Qualmark graded 4 Star Plus Mediterranean styled complex with stylish self contained studios, luxury one & two bedroom suites, some with air conditioning. Enjoy the sunny garden facing outdoor balconies and patios and relaxing spa bath suites. Tuscany Gardens is just an easy stroll to Tahunanui beach, local cafes, shops & restaurants. All units have Sky TV, kitchens, computer ports, hush glass, hair dryers, irons and ironing boards. Some have DVD & VCR players & stereos with CD players.

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