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Chelsea Park Motor Lodge

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 6 February 2014

Barry & Lee were very nice and made my stay more welcoming. The room I had was quite nice and had a nice little walk out with a table and chair which I used to lounge and read outside. The room itself is nice, It was spacious and the TV has 50 channels. It is central in the town so...

Thank Mark C
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 2 February 2014

We stayed only one night in Nelson, so that we could visit the famed Nelson Market on Saturday morning, and Chelsea Park was just perfect for this. The motel is on the main road, but the rooms extend behind, away from the traffic, and noise wasn't an issue. The room was mid-sized, good for our stay, and was in tip-top...

Thank sapientpear
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 January 2014

Barry and Lee were friendly and helpful with all requests fulfilled without fuss and had good local knowledge that enhanced our Nelson experience. As a family it was nice to have enough comfortable seating for us all and a table to eat at. A lot of little things that make a holiday enjoyable for us were ticked off; nice wine...

1Thank Vicki J
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 January 2014

Had a wonderful stay at chelsea park motor lodge. Service was fantastic -including the complimentary continental breakfast. Location was superb just a short walk to town. Only downside was the traffic noise in the morning -despite the double glazing. Overall a great place to stay in nelson :-) thank you Lee & Barry

Thank DaniE016
Reviewed 17 January 2014

My partner & I thoroughly enjoyed our 2 night stay at the Chelsea Park Motor Lodge. It was easy to find with off street parking & a short walk into town. We stayed in No 7 which was in excellent condition with all the extras you require with an upstairs view & balcony which was great plus the hosts Lee...

Thank waverill
Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 January 2014

Stayed at Chelsea Park and couldn't fault it. The Owners Lee and Barry are so welcoming and the rooms spotless, we stayed for 2 nights in room 6 which they have just renovated and it was 5 star plus with all the furnishings plus free wifi and sky 50+ tv. We would stay again in a heartbeat and advise you...

1Thank Rani B
Stirling, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2014

This was the first of several places I stayed in New Zealand and easily the best. The room was large, clean, and equipped to a high standard with full kitchenette facilities for self-catering. The lodge was well located on the road in to Nelson from the airport and within easy walking distance of the town centre. However it was the...

1Thank Mr_John_CB
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 26 December 2013

We stayed with Lee and Barry at the beginning of our New Zealand vacation in December. They were exceptionally helpful in recommending good restaurants and places to see not only in the Nelson region but all over the South Island. Our studio room was impeccably clean, well-designed and user-friendly with thoughtful touches everywhere from the wifi, to the bottled milk...

Thank FrozenMe
Reviewed 25 December 2013 via mobile

The managers were welcoming and helpful. Our room surpassed any expectations. The king bed was comfortable.The kitchen was stocked with all sorts of irregular but very thoughtful and useful utensils and the soap smelt amazing

Thank Magenta S
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 December 2013

First time stayer at The Chelsea Park Motor Lodge and I'd certainly go back. The rooms and facilities offered were of the best I've used in the many motels I stay at on business trips. Good location to inner city, spotlessly maintained and comfortable - I've never had a recliner to relax in after a day on the road in...

Thank Steven S
ChelseaPark, Owner at Chelsea Park Motor Lodge, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to host you here for your first business trip to Nelson and we look forward to seeing you back next year. The recliners in our Executive Spa Rooms are a hit with our guests - great to be able to relax and watch a movie, read or enjoy a glass of wine after a busy day!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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, Lee & Barry look forward to hosting you and providing for your accommodation needs. For the best rates and no booking fees, book direct! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chelsea Park Motor Lodge

Address: 214 Rutherford Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: RM371 - RM621 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Chelsea Park Motor Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Best Western Nelson
Chelsea Park Hotel
Nelson Best Western
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Nelson
#3 Business Hotel in Nelson
#4 Family Hotel in Nelson
#7 Luxury Hotel in Nelson
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“Ground floor is better... protected views”
sophia818, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you don't do stairs well, or have heavy luggage, it might be best to request a downstairs room.”
974TaraW, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“A short walk into town - not much very close by so be prepared for this.”
maddie1964, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Book directly with the motel for the best rates.”
thecamerons2016, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“If you have difficulty in stairs let the owners know.”
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