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New York City, New York
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55 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2013

We spent two nights at this fine motel during our recent five week tour through New Zealand. The Century Park is well located, nicely maintained and clean The owners were very helpful and informative and we would certainly stay with them again if we are lucky enough to return to Nelson.

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

Hi Jack We would love it if you were able to come back to this gorgeous part of NZ sometime in the future. Thank you for spending 2 nights with us here in your 5 week trip to this country. Perhaps next time you could spend 5 or 6 nights, so you can see some of the amazing things that... More 

Hong Kong, China
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193 reviews
89 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2013

Compared to the various motels we stayed in during a week in the Marlborough, Nelson, and Tasman regions, this one was the best in terms of all-around value. The location is just a few blocks from the Cathedral and downtown streets where the bars and restaurants are located. The room, while not huge, was very nicely equipped and the amenities... More 

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

We're glad you enjoyed your stay in Nelson, yes we are quite central and it isn't too far to walk to the most popular Restaurants. If you come back to NZ sometime in the future, let us tempt you into staying in one of our larger suites - they are pretty amazing :-) Kind regards Ross & Jan More 

Nevada City, California
1 review
Reviewed 27 December 2013

What a comfortable and luxurious hotel for a very reasonable price. The lodge is an easy walk from the center of town and we could take routes through the landscaped park around the church and observe the lawn bowling as well. The owners helped us with all our problems and made extra efforts on our behalf. Fully equipped kitchen and... More 

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

Hi Kathleen, we're glad you enjoyed your stay with us at Century Park. Many thanks for doing a report on TripAdvisor. Kind regards Ross & Jan More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 December 2013

We stay two nights at an extra large studio Unit 201 with a balcony at the weekend. It is a well furnished, clean, modern and spacious room with full kitchen. The bedding is very comfortable, and we had nice sleep. One of the best motels in New Zealand which I stayed. It is a well located, closed to downtown. The... More 

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

You were great fun to have staying with us at Century Park. Many thanks for doing a report on TripAdvisor so other travellers can hear about how you found your stay with us. Kind regards Ross & Jan More 

Edenbridge, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2013

We came up to Nelson not sure if we were going to stay one night or two. When we arrived at Century Park the hosts understood this completely and said we could make our minds up later that day. The rooms were very clean and spacious, with everything you needed. We got breakfast from them one of the mornings and... More 

1 Thank Kim H
TopMotel, Owner at Century Park Motor Lodge, responded to this review

We're glad that you fitted Nelson into your trip to NZ. Hope that you've settled back into the UK. It must be hard to settle after having such an amazing time travelling :-) Kind regards Ross and Jan More 

Fairfax, Virginia
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2013

This was a pleasant hotel. The owners are very friendly and helpful. We received a coupon for coffee at a very wonderful coffee shop. The accommodations are well appointed and the bathroom was roomy with a wonderful spa bath. There is also a very nice deck. My only problem was the room size. It was impossible to move comfortably with... More 

1 Thank James N
TopMotel, Owner at Century Park Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi James, glad you could spend some time with us in December. Sorry you found the room size a little small. The smaller rooms are purpose built for the Corporate Executives. We hope that if you make it back to this wonderful area, that you let us tempt you with one of the larger suites :-) Kind regards Ross &... More 

Spokane, Washington
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48 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2013

This is one of the nicest motels that we have stayed at. Very well constructed so as to be quiet. The room was nicely furnished and comfortable. Great location as it is close to downtown with everything within walking distance. Our hosts were friendly and helpful. there are laundry facilities on site for a small charge. Highly recommend.

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

We do hope that the rest of your NZ trip went as well as you found the Nelson area. Look forward to seeing you again sometime in the future. Kind regards Ross & Jan More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2013

We spent 3 nights here and found it an excellent place to stay. The staff were friendly and very helpful, our room was spacious and clean and it was a short walk to the centre of Nelson. The room was well appointed for self-catering with everything you needed on hand. Very comfortable bed as well.

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

Hi Helen, we're really glad that you enjoyed your 3 nights with us at Century Park. We hope that when you make it down South again, that we may be able to tempt you to see more of the amazing things in this area has to offer. Kind regards Ross & Jan More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 8 December 2013

We stayed just two nights here as a base for exploring Nelson and Abel Tasman, found staff friendly and easy going, room good size, luxury and clean, location good and relaxing quiet surroundings.Would recommend to anyone staying in Nelson short or longer term.

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

Glad you could spend time exploring the Abel Tasman National Park, it sure is an amazing area. Let's hope you get back to stay in the Nelson area sometime in the future. Kind regards Ross & Jan More 

Soest, Germany
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24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2013

We stayed one night and absolutely enjoyed it. The hosts were very friendly with local advice. The room was lovely, perfectly clean and a delight to stay in. Central location, great bed and furnishings, awesome spa pool, would recommend it for sure.

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

Hi Alice, it was great having you stay with us recently, glad you enjoyed your stay. Kind regards Ross & Jan More 

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  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • 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: $152 - $267 (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
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Nelson
#1 Spa Hotel in Nelson
#1 Family Hotel in Nelson
#1 Business Hotel in Nelson
#2 Luxury Hotel in Nelson
#2 Best Value Hotel in Nelson
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“There is a self-use washing machine and dryer available for a small fee, includes washing powder.”
 of 5 bubbles a_kiwi_guy, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Our two bedroom suite was on the ground floor at the back, so was very quiet. If we had another couple, there was an adjourning studio room.”
 of 5 bubbles KiwiRichard, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We stayed on the second floor. Had a view and was quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles vaughanwilliamson, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Very quiet large and sunny warm and aircon”
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“All rooms face in one direction”
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