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Discover well-known properties in Nelson that are favoured by visitors more than others. There are 435 hotels in Nelson and price data was last updated on 23 February 2024. The average price for a hotel in Nelson is $156/night.
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66 Trafalgar Street, Nelson, New Zealand
Providing free Wi-Fi and an outdoor pool, Tides Hotel is located in Nelson and is a brief walk from Trafalgar Park. In addition to free private parking on site, the hotel provides modern 4-star rooms and a bar.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
8.6
Excellent
2295 reviews
Location
0.2 km from city centre
40 Waimea Road, Nelson, New Zealand
Boasting an outdoor heated pool and a Jacuzzi, The Hotel Nelson is located in Nelson and offers comfortable accommodation. Some of the popular facilities on offer at this 4-star hotel include free on-site parking and wireless internet.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
8.4
Excellent
2063 reviews
Location
1.3 km from city centre
214 Rutherford Street, Nelson, New Zealand
Boasting free Wi-Fi, a Jacuzzi and a ski school, Chelsea Park Motor Lodge is situated in Nelson and offers modern accommodation. It is ideally located for guests wanting to discover the area's attractions.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
9.0
Excellent
769 reviews
Location
0.9 km from city centre
23 Beach Road, Nelson, New Zealand
Boasting an outdoor heated pool and a sauna, The Beachcomber Hotel & Conference Centre is located in Nelson and provides modern accommodation. It also offers luggage storage, meeting rooms and babysitting/child services.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
8.0
Excellent
2475 reviews
Location
3.3 km from city centre
29 Gladstone Road, Nelson, New Zealand
Within a 15-minute car ride of Nelson Airport, Richmond Motel & Holiday Park provides an outdoor pool, a swimming pool and free wireless internet. It is ideally positioned for guests wishing to visit the area's popular attractions.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
8.3
Excellent
725 reviews
Location
11.7 km from city centre
26 Waimea Road, Nelson, New Zealand
Admirals Motor Inn is located in Nelson and features free Wi-Fi. It is ideally positioned for guests wishing to visit local attractions.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
8.5
Excellent
869 reviews
Location
1.2 km from city centre
230 Vanguard Street, Nelson, New Zealand
Nelson City TOP 10 Holiday Park provides a comfortable setting while in Nelson. Those staying at the property can also make use of free Wi-Fi.
Parking
7.9
Good
120 reviews
Location
2.0 km from city centre
1 Point Road, Nelson, New Zealand
The Honest Lawyer Country Pub provides a comfortable setting when in Nelson. It offers free Wi-Fi, meeting rooms and bicycle rental.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
Airport shuttle
8.3
Excellent
648 reviews
Location
6.6 km from city centre
6 Point Road Stoke, Nelson, New Zealand
Located in Nelson, the hotel is an easy drive from The Grampians and the Nelson Provincial Museum. It has a gym, as well as a swimming pool, outdoor tennis courts and an outdoor pool.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
7.5
Good
299 reviews
Location
6.6 km from city centre
27 Nile Street West / Trafalgar Square PO Box 248 Nelson, New Zealand, Nelson, New Zealand
Set in Nelson, the hotel is a five-minute walk from the Nelson Provincial Museum and features an outdoor pool. Only a short stroll from Christ Church Cathedral, it offers modern rooms equipped with a refrigerator, tea and coffee making facilities and a kitchenette.
Free Wi-Fi
7.9
Good
473 reviews
Location
0.6 km from city centre

Tips for booking hotels in Nelson

Gain useful insights and advice for booking the perfect stay in Nelson. Price data is based on averages over the past 12 months and was last updated on 23 February 2024.
Cheapest month:May
Most expensive month:March
Average price in Nelson:$156/night
Cheapest price found:$29/night
Cheapest day:Sunday
Most expensive day:Thursday
$49 - $285
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$123 - $268
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Cheapest hotels in Nelson, New Zealand

Discover affordable stays in Nelson that provide a quality experience without breaking the bank. Hotels in Nelson can be found for as low as $27 per night. There is currently one property in Nelson that can be booked for this price. Tasman Bay Backpackers is one of the hotels that can be booked for the lowest price in Nelson. Price data was last updated on 23 February 2024
For those on a budget, these are the cheapest hotels available in Nelson for the selected dates. As prices can vary by date, change the dates if you're flexible to compare rates.
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10 Weka Street, Nelson, New Zealand
0.6 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$27
Avg. per night
294 Queen Street, Nelson, New Zealand
11.2 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$162
Avg. per night
5 Paru Paru Road, Nelson, New Zealand
0.3 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$215
Avg. per night
305 Redwood Road, Appleby, Nelson, New Zealand
13.8 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$216
Avg. per night
Nelson, New Zealand
7.6 km from city centre
Air conditioning
$366
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in Nelson

Get a sense of the average price and most popular properties to stay in Nelson to help you budget for your trip accordingly. Hotels that are booked the most in each class receive the “Most popular” badge. Hotels with the “Best value” badge are the most popular hotels in Nelson at attractive prices. Price data was last updated on 23 February 2024.
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10 Weka Street, Nelson, New Zealand
3 stars
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40 Waimea Road, Nelson, New Zealand
23 Beach Road, Nelson, New Zealand
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66 Trafalgar Street, Nelson, New Zealand
214 Rutherford Street, Nelson, New Zealand

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Other accommodations in Nelson

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Nelson, New Zealand
7.6 km from city centre
Air conditioning
$366
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10 Weka Street, Nelson, New Zealand
0.6 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$27
Avg. per night

Where to stay in Nelson

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About Nelson

Nelson Region offers a captivating blend of history, culture and natural beauty. From golden sand beaches to lush native forests, the region showcases the stunning landscapes of the South Island. Gallery-hop in the vibrant city of Nelson, explore wildlife-rich national parks and savour the region’s dynamic culinary scene.

Things to do in Nelson

Immerse yourself in the pristine landscapes of Abel Tasman National Park. Bask on secluded beaches, hike through native beech forests and explore coastal walking trails. Book a kayak or sailing tour to access remote areas of the park and see animals like little blue penguins, bottlenose dolphins and New Zealand fur seals. Laid-back cafes and restaurants dot the lively beach town of Kaiteriteri, which serves as a launchpad to the park.

Discover dramatic alpine landscapes in Nelson Lakes National Park. Surrounded by snow-capped peaks, the park is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. Summer is the perfect time to hike scenic trails, paddle on cobalt-blue lakes and race down mountain bike tracks. The friendly village of St Arnaud is a gateway to the park.

Set on Tasman Bay, the city of Nelson is a hub of creativity. Wander around the city and browse studios, galleries and boutiques run by local artisans. Learn more about the city’s unique narrative in Founders Heritage Park, a family-friendly living history museum filled with character buildings. Stroll around the village, enjoy a picnic on the grass and ride the vintage railway.

Sugar-white sand and turquoise water make Tahunanui Beach one of the best in the Nelson Region. Bask in the sunshine and rent a standup paddleboard to explore Tasman Bay at your own pace. There’s plenty to keep you entertained off the beach, including an amusement park, wildlife sanctuary and a kid’s playground.

Getting around Nelson

Major towns and cities in the Nelson Region are pedestrian-friendly and easy to get around on foot. Nelson's well-maintained roads make exploring the region by car easy. Public buses and privately operated shuttles are another option. The region is on the northern tip of the South Island, a 5.5-hour drive from Christchurch. Ferries sail between the nearby town of Picton and Wellington on the North Island in 3.5 hours.

Facts about staying in Nelson

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  • Where is the best place to stay in Nelson?

    Nelson, Glenduan, and Tahunanui are the most popular places on HotelsCombined for stays in Nelson.

  • What are the best hotels in Nelson?

    One of the most popular hotels in Nelson is The Beachcomber Hotel, which has been reviewed by 2,475 users and currently has a rating of 8.0/10. Other top-rated locations include Joya Garden & Villa Studios and Boutique Motel, which have received 9.4/10 and 8.8/10 ratings from our users, respectively.

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