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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2014

We first visited three years ago and made a beeline to return when in Nelson this time. It is a family run business and the owners are charming and really helpful. The motel is the best we have stayed in in all of our travels throughout NZ – well designed rooms, very comfortable with great amenities. Certainly feels as fresh...

Thank Marcus B
Bremerton, Washington
Reviewed 16 March 2014

Spotlessly clean, modern, well-appointed, with a kitchenette and every includes a dishwasher. Hosts couldn't be more helpful. Great TV/wifi, in walking distance to town/restaurants. Quiet with off-street parking. Traveled NZ for a month and this was one of the best accommodations we encountered.

Thank Allen207
Yealmpton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2014

Clean modern motel with all facilities made by the really friendly and helpful owners. Rooms have good facilities and are spotless. Also have quiet balconies. The owners make the place helping with arrangements and transport. Easy 5-10 minute walk to city centre for food. Would definitely stay again

Thank StaresDevon
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 March 2014

Great owners very friendly and welcoming. very comfortable beautiful rooms clean and a bed I just sunk into. Fanatastic location walking distance to down town quiet rooms. Everything you need is in your room. Will be staying again.

Thank Kristina641
Jersey City, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 March 2014

The Century Motor Lodge is deceptively superior to other motels we have stayed at during our 8 week visit to NZ. First, the premise's are modern, bright, fresh and clean. Second, Jan was extremely helpful in her guidance and advice about the area. It is only a few minutes away from most of the better dining places. And third, she...

Thank Brian C
TopMotel, Owner at Century Park Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Brian & Tish Thank you for taking the time to do a report on TripAdvisor. We loved having you stay with us recently, and really appreciated your great sense of humor. Glad you could spend some time in this gorgeous part of NZ. Kind regards Ross & Jan

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 6 February 2014

I stayed here for 3 nights after I did the Abel Tasman 3 day Kayak trip. The owners were amazing. Very friendly & helpful people. They were very accommodating & even drove me to the airport when I left. The room I had was very modern & nice. The bed was comfortable, the TV worked and there was a nice...

Thank Mark C
TopMotel, Owner at Century Park Motor Lodge, responded to this review

We are glad you could spend time in the Abel Tasman area - isn't it amazing! We really hope you manage to get back to this area so we can show-off some more of the wonderful things to do in this area. Kind regards Ross & Jan

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 February 2014

when away from home on a business trip, its rare to find somewhere that you truly feel at home and i really feel at home , Jan and her husband make you feel so welcome , we had to stay on a Friday night an there is nothing i like better than a barbeque , Jan offered her own back...

Thank Mark G
TopMotel, Owner at Century Park Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Mark, it was great having you stay with us again. We always love hearing about the new and 'cutting edge' products your company produces - they sure are leading the way. We look forward to having you back again with us sometime in the future. Regards Ross & Jan

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 January 2014

Excellent motel with a very high standard of decor and a feeling of luxury (felt more like a hotel room, than a motel room). Wonderful comfy bed, great spa bath and very good value for the price. The welcome at reception was friendly and efficient too. We really enjoyed our stay here and would definitely stay again.

Thank 262CatherineM
TopMotel, Owner at Century Park Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Catherine, it was great having you stay with us at Century Park and we look forward to seeing you again sometime in the future when you make your way back to the Top of the South. Regards Ross & Jan

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 January 2014

The owners were extremely helpful right from when we walked through the door. We arrived early morning, so our room was not yet ready. We were able to leave our luggage at the hotel and head out to explore the town. We were given a map and told about all of the great places to eat. Jan and Ross were...

Thank Bennes19
TopMotel, Owner at Century Park Motor Lodge, responded to this review

It was great having you stay with us a short time ago and we are glad that you enjoyed the parts of this area that you had a chance to see. Next time you come back, perhaps we will be able to tempt you into seeing some of the 'hidden treasures' that this incredible part of NZ has. Glad you...

Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 January 2014

Wow!! It is not often you find the most wonderful service we received from every one at Century Park.The local knowledge passed on to us was so helpful as was the advice on cafes & local treasure troves to shop in. The rooms are very elegant & spotlessly clean.This was the perfect start for our family of four to walk...

Thank Robyn B
TopMotel, Owner at Century Park Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Robyn, What a great bunch of people you were and we so enjoyed your sense of humour! It was great that you were able to enjoy the walk on the Heaphy Track, it sure is one of the beautiful areas of the Top of the South. We look forward to catching up with you again sometime in the future....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
One of Nelson's newest luxury accommodation right at the heart of the city. A fantastic team ready to welcome you and help with your vacation needs. The best beds available in New Zealand. Come along, we would love to meet you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Century Park Motor Lodge

Address: 197 Rutherford Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: $148 - $271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Century Park Motor Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
Century Park Motor Hotel Nelson
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#1 Spa Hotel in Nelson
#1 Romantic Hotel in Nelson
#1 Business Hotel in Nelson
#1 Family Hotel in Nelson
#2 Luxury Hotel in Nelson
#4 Best Value Hotel in Nelson
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“Upstairs is Better”
 of 5 bubbles zoes76, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“President's Suite comfortable for family of 4”
  • Small but functional common area
  • Master bedroom
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 of 5 bubbles BH136, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Down the back and large if possible.”
 of 5 bubbles Qual-65, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Unit in the rear, less road noise.”
 of 5 bubbles EurotravelerTO, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs away from the road”
 of 5 bubbles Drurolnz, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
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