The tourist-popular city of Nelson is where you can enjoy plenty of fun in the sun in New Zealand. There are some 2,500 hundred hours of sunlight to enjoy each year at this South Island destination, and you can enjoy fun trips to the beach and area wine tours, among other activities. While there are a sufficient number of Nelson New Zealand hotels to choose from, you'll want to make your Nelson lodging arrangements in advance if you plan to visit during the December and January high season. Those looking for cheap Nelson hotels will find some great backpacker-style digs, while those seeking luxury will also be accommodated. To stay close to nature, you might stay at one of the great Nelson area lodges. They are generally found pretty far from town, but worth considering nonetheless. If New Zealand bed and breakfasts interest you, there are some good ones in Nelson, so you can go that route if you please. The following Nelson lodging suggestions should help when planning your trip to this laid-back part of the country.
For those who can come at the Nelson hotels with a healthy budget, it's worth it to splurge on a stay at the Wairepo House. You're 40 minutes from town in one of the Nelson region's most beautiful settings. The town of Motueka can be reached in minutes if you have a rental car, and you'll find all kinds of restaurants, shops and fun attractions here that compliment those found in Nelson. There are five luxurious guest suites to choose from, all of which offer antique decorations and plush fabrics. The bathrooms are worth the rates alone, and it's nice to have a balcony standard with each unit. The Paeony Suite is the most expensive, and among its attributes is a full kitchen. Some of the other suites have kitchenettes, while all offer coffee and tea making facilities, as a fridge. Other room amenities include cable TV, a CD player, a mini-bar, and a hair dryer. A gourmet breakfast is included in the rates, and complimentary beverages and snacks at night are a nice touch. Outside, a nice pool and patio area encourages relaxation, as do the expansive gardens. If you're looking for great service and a truly special Nelson accommodation, the Wairepo House is an ideal fit.
If you want a bit of luxury at a good price in the town of Nelson itself, the Grampian Villa is worthy of consideration. Much like the Wairepo House, the Grampian Villa is one of the nice bed and breakfast Nelson hotels, offering friendly service and plenty of hospitality. For those who find the 4 original suites to be a bit out of their price range, there are 4 newer ensuited rooms found at the "Cottage" across the street that are nice and well-priced. The main suites here are all spacious and superbly comfortable. The suite amenities include heated bathroom floors and mirrors, complimentary bath products and bathrobes, a hair dryer, wireless internet service, satellite/cable TV, free coffee and sweets, and more. A delicious breakfast comes included in the rates, which is something to look forward to each morning for sure. Should you choose one of the Cottage rooms, a nice continental breakfast is included, and some of the amenities you can expect include TV, complimentary in-room sweets and coffee, free wireless internet access, ensuite bathrooms, and a hair dryer.
Within a two-minute's walk from Nelson's
best shops and restaurants is where you will find the
Palazzo Motor Lodge. This dynamite choice for Nelson hotels
offers affordable luxury, treating its guests to the same
kind of experience that they can expect at some of the
higher-priced Nelson lodging options. Each of rooms here,
be they the studios or the two-bedroom suites, feature
fully-equipped kitchens, which is wonderful. This is a
newer property, so everything is clean and tidy. It also
doesn't hurt that the service is top notch. Room
amenities include cable TV, a CD player, a DVD player,
internet access, and a hair dryer and iron. Your bed size
and extra amenities will depend on which unit you ultimately
decide to book. An excellent breakfast will be brought
to your room when staying at this great Nelson lodging
pick, and afterwards, you can grab a complimentary bike
and enjoy and little Nelson, New
Zealand bicycle tour of your own.
Backpackers looking for one of the best discount Nelson accommodation options will likely enjoy a stay at the Paradiso Backpackers hostel. It's pretty much all about the side treats here, as the rooms are pretty standard for the backpacking variety. The remarkable outdoor pool surely helps to make this place so popular, as does the fun lounge area. After enjoying some area adventure tours, you can treat your muscles to a soothing Jacuzzi treatment. If you want to head out and explore the region, which is highly recommended, the staff here can help you secure a car rental. They can also help you plan hiking and mountain bike tours, among other fun pursuits. How about taking part in the daily bone carving course? You don't get to try that every day. There are over 90 beds available in the shared bathroom rooms, while another 9 units have their own ensuite bathrooms. This New Zealand hostel will certainly more than meet your expectations.