7 Paru Paru Road, Nelson
TRAILWAYS HOTEL – from $189.00 per night
Nelson’s central-city hotel, conference centre, restaurant and bar – right on the river and just a few minutes walk from Nelson’s main shopping precinct.
Welcome to one of Nelson’s most stylish & contemporary “local” hotels. We are proudly locally owned and proudly “local” in style, atmosphere and service.
Let us look after you in our own authentically kiwi way.
Phone: 03 548 7049
PALMS MOTEL – from $159.50 per night
The Palms Motel, the top choice for motels in Nelson, offer you modern, interior decorated units, with a choice of studio, executive and family unit accommodation in New Zealand.
Relax in an open patio and gaze at the great view outside Palms Motel. Nelson is a wonderful place to explore, so start your day with a hearty house-cooked or continental breakfast. Take a dip in the pool and enjoy a barbecue later in the afternoon. Our meticulously clean accommodation also features spacious rooms furnished with everything you need—and want.
Phone: 03 546 7770
DELORENZOS STUDIO APARTMENTS – from $195.00 per night
DeLorenzo's offers 30 luxury studio apartments, including 7 interconnecting apartments and 4 accessible rooms - each designed to envelop the discerning traveller in warmth, comfort and style. Relax in the warmth of 5-Star motel hospitality, right in the heart of Nelson city. Chic, stylish and close to cafes, theatres, galleries, gyms and Nelson's vibrant shopping centre.
Phone: 03 548 9774
TASMAN BAY BACKPACKERS – 10% off for conference delegates
In a simple, wood-clad house, this relaxed hostel is 6 minutes' walk from Trafalgar Park, 1 km from the Christ Church Cathedral and 26 km from Rabbit Island.
The airy, colourful 4- to 6-bed dorms include bunk beds and shared facilities. Some upgraded private rooms offer en suite bathrooms. All provide free Wi-Fi.
Freebies include daily pudding and ice cream, a winter breakfast buffet and bike hire. There's a guest kitchen and a cosy lounge with a fireplace. A garden with hammocks and outdoor seating is on-site.
Phone: 03 548 7950
GRAND MERCURE – $259 quad share per room, per night
on terraced houses/two-bedroom cottages for conference delegates
Overlooking Tasman Bay, this upscale hotel is 2 km from Nelson Airport, 6 km from Tahunanui Beach and 9 km from the Nelson Provincial Museum.
The standard rooms (without air-conditioning) feature paid Wi-Fi, satellite TV and garden or water views. Studio apartments add living rooms and flat-screens. There are also 1- and 2-bedroom split-level cottages featuring kitchens, fireplaces and courtyards.
There's an elegant terrace restaurant serving dinner. Other amenities include a relaxed outdoor bar, a fitness centre, an outdoor pool and a spa. Parking is available.
Phone: 03 547 8233
SPLIT APPLE LODGE – 15% off for conference delegates
Offering breathtaking views over the Tasman Bay and the Abel Tasman National Park Hills, Split Apple Lodge is located between Marahau and Kaiteriteri Beach. There is a spacious communal deck offering panoramic views. All accommodations includes buffet breakfast and free onsite parking. Welcome drink and afternoon canapes are served. The eco-friendly lodge is ideally located for exploring the Top of the South Island, Split Apple Lodge is 6.2 mi from Motueka and 22 mi from Nelson. All rooms feature views towards the mountains or bushland, an private bathroom and tea/coffee making facilities. There is large guest lounge, perfect for relaxing after a day of sightseeing, hiking or cycling. Guests have access to a sauna, spa pool and swimming pool.
Phone: 021 190 4155
To visit the Nelson Tasman region is to discover wide open spaces, beaches and lakes, spectacular national parks and unique landforms, vineyards and gourmet cafes, artists and galleries, entrepreneurs and boutique shopping experiences...a uniquely Nelson way of life. Nelson region combines the finest elements of the New Zealand experience and delivers them across stunning geography, sun-ripened at the perfect latitude under one of New Zealand's highest sunshine hours. Why not extend your trip by a couple of days and enjoy one of Nelson's most spectacular events the Nelson Arts Festival held from the 18 - 28 October. The festival welcomes in spring each year with a programme jam-packed with fabulous events. There will be theatre, dance, music, writers' talks, comedy, visual arts, community and family events – with national and international artists, free and ticketed.