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The Sails Nelson

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$114*
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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Easily within walking distance to the city centre , but not in the midst of traffic, The Sails is an extremely comfortable motel.The one room apartment we had was well appointed ( 2 TV's, Nespresso machine and milk frother!!, generous bathroom toiletries and bathrobes) with a great shower - just what you need after a long day exploring and walking....

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Tustin, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful room. No detail left out. Front desk was amazing and helpful. Helped us find the best Fish and Chip place in town. I would not hesitate to stay here again. Huge spa. Great location. Loved the fluffy robes.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Well laid out apartments, spotlessly clean with friendly helpful hosts. Conveniently situated in the city in Nelson. Quite location in nice urban surroundings close to all amenities. Very enjoyable long weekend stay.

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Mark S, Owner at The Sails Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to let others know about your stay with us at The Sails in Nelson. We are delighted that you found your suite to be so comfortable and you had an enjoyable weekend thank you. Kind regards Mark & Cecilia

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful modern Motel. Lovely, friendly, helpful owners, I stay here every time I come to Nelson. The beds are amazingly comfortable! The rooms are always immaculate and clean. Nice and close to the city centre. Lovely walk into town.

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Mark S, Owner at The Sails Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you Hollie for sharing your experience staying at the Sails, We look forward to you staying with us again in the future. Regards Mark & Cecilia

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

This motel is a lovely place to stay at. The hosts are very friendly and helpful. The motel is about three minutes drive from the shopping centre, and just down the end of the street, at the roundabout it takes you onto the motorway to Picton etc. would recommend .

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Mark S, Owner at The Sails Nelson, responded to this review

Hello Jenny, thank you for writing a wonderful review about your stay with us in Nelson at The Sails. We appreciate you taking the time to let others know about your experience. Kind Regards Mark & Cecilia

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

New, clean, amazing beds, friendly people I think that's about all that needs to be said. 10 minute walk to all the super places to eat and easy to get in and out of. Great place The rooms are ultra modern and have all the modern fixtures and fittings. We will stay here again when we come back .

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Mark S, Owner at The Sails Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you Peter for writing a great review, it was enjoyable hosting some of your family and meeting your auntie Louise, hope you return soon for another holiday. Kind Regards Mark & Cecilia

Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were very happy with our stay in Nelson. The hotel is easily in walking distance to the center of town. Plenty of great restaurants along the way. The rooms are outstanding. Furnished beautifully and extremely clean. The showers were rainfall type and very nice. Kitchen had everything you could possibly need. We used the laundry facilities too and they...

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Mark S, Owner at The Sails Nelson, responded to this review

Thank yo so much for taking the time to let others know about your stay with us at The Sails in Nelson. We are delighted that you found your suite to be so comfortable, we are extremely proud of the motel and the service we provide to all of our guests. Kind regards Mark & Cecilia

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

During our two-week tour of New Zealand, we were fortunate to have booked a stay at the Sails. Although not large, the room had all the comforts and amenities to make it a thoroughly enjoyable stay at a very reasonable price. The owners were exceptionally helpful, and we took advantage of having breakfast served in our room.

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Mark S, Owner at The Sails Nelson, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind review. For us, it's the little things , that set us apart. Like the Tea's, coffees, feather beds, mini bars, in-house breakfasts,' etc.... We love to help guests, and guide them through out the city, either to pub's or restaurants,or activities. Thanks for taking the time to write a review, Kind regards Mark & Cecilia

Reviewed 1 week ago

A custom-built high-end bed-and-breakfast, The Sails was one of the most comfortable places we stayed at in New Zealand; the room was well-designed and our personalized breakfast was delivered at the time we requested; The Sails is also conveniently located near the harbour.

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Mark S, Owner at The Sails Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a great review, always happy to alter the breakfast menu a little to ones taste and deliver to the room at the guests requested time. Kind Regards Mark & Cecilia

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely room. Very convenient location to walk to downtown or the river walk. Some early morning traffic noise However when we left our coats behind Mark & Cecilia went above and beyond to make sure that they were forwarded to us before we left the country. Great Service!

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Thank you for the great review, nice to know you will be warm again after being reunited with your coats. Kind Regards Mark & Cecilia

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nelson's newest luxury motel is unparalleled in quality and price. Qual mark rated 5 stars. The Sails provides 3 different size suites: 4 Elegant One Bedroom Apartments, 4 Sumptuous Executive Suites, 6 Luxury Studios and 2 Luxury ground floor Access Enabled Suites, Individual Car Parks. Our suites enjoy floor to ceiling windows opening onto your own intimate balcony or courtyard, fully equipped stainless steel kitchens, 42in LCD Televisions, Mini Bar, and Guest Laundry. Complimentary 50+ Sky, Wi Fi, Blue Ray, Ipod Docking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Sails Nelson

Address: 7 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: RM506 - RM807 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Sails Nelson 5*
Number of rooms: 15
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“The one room apartments are super comfy!”
ionaa55, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Maybe the upper floors are nicer or quieter.”
BucksCountyWanderer, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Our spa apartment also had a balcony off the bedroom,also, from the lounge. Quite,afternoon sun.”
br0ad0aks, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get an upstairs unit”
Toddy04, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If possible, ask to avoid the corner room. There is some traffic noise here, but not enough to in anyway spoil your stay.”
LucyKate, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
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