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Cromwell, Otago, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 April 2016

The Trafalgar motel is close to Nelson central and was very clean, quiet and very reasonably priced. Friendly owner and due to the motel been not too busy I was given the bigger room at no extra cost.

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Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Had 4 nights . Great time. Very pro owner. She is very dedicated to her place. Very helpful.The accommodation is fantastic close to all restaurants, cafes...A lodge i would recommend to all travellers to Nelson.

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england
Reviewed 15 March 2016

The property is very dated and requires major renovation and updating. The property is clean but lacks the comforts required by visitors.Kitchen utensils and cooking facilities are very eclectic and dated

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 14 March 2016

The rooms are spacious and very clean. The owner is delightful and cannot do enough for the guests. There is a laundry on site at a low cost. The units are self contained and the location is fabulous - a very short walk to the main street and supermarket. Have stayed here a number of times and will stay again....

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Thank RhellieKeith
Reviewed 18 November 2015

We booked the place using trip advisor just by having a look at the pics and when we arrived we found a very nice cottage style motel. Near the center of the beautiful Nelson. We picked a small room upstairs but felt very comfortable withe size and extended our stay for an extra day. Strongly recommended.

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tearaNelson, Owner at Trafalgar Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Harry. It was a delight to have you and your lovely wife stay here with us at Trafalgar Lodge in Nelson. We hope you have a wonderful trip in the South Island and have a pleasant journey back to New York. Regards Georgina

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

Friendly and genuine greeting on checkin. I stayed in the Nelson Room. This was newly decorated with fresh carpet and paint. I found the paint smell very strong which I did find difficult. It had a very large bed and a tiny Bathroom. There was no usable desk, and the iron and ironing board 'travel' style. Toiletries were in unmarked...

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tearaNelson, Owner at Trafalgar Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. There are many discrepancies in this review. Firstly, there were no vacancies in Central Nelson on the night that this gentleman booked the Nelson Room. The Lodge had been completed renovated and finished by June 2015, some 4 months prior to this gentelman’s stay in the Nelson Room. Incidentally, the only renovation to the Nelson...

Greater Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 September 2015

We stayed a total of five nights, while visiting Nelson and can highly recommend the accommodation for the central location and friendly service. The unit was really well provided for and perhaps most importantly, we found the beds to be very comfortable. We would happily stay at Trafalgar Lodge again.

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Jerusalem, Israel
Reviewed 1 February 2015

We stayed here two nights before and after our Abel Tasman Park visit. Staff was very friendly and helpful, lots of parking, clean room with pretty linens! Bathroom was a bit small, though this was NOT the teeny room that some people seem to complain about. Nice equipped kitchen. Great location just a few minute's walk from a supermarket and...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 20 January 2015

My partner and I stayed in the Hamilton Room for 2 nights while in Nelson. We were greeted by the friendly manager and were given some advice about good places to find craft beer and to dine at for dinner. The Hamilton Room was small, large enough for a double bed and a desk but little else. There was just...

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 January 2015 via mobile

Stopped off here for 1 night on our way up to Golden Bay. Staff were extremely helpful. The room had everything you would expect from a motel, and very clean, with the added bonus of a super king size bed. The only negative is that what I thought was a torrential downpour at 5 am turned out to be the...

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Amenities

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  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located at 46 Trafalgar Street, the main street of Nelson, Trafalgar Lodge is a 200 metre walk to the city centre and the Nelson Information Centre. The Intercity Bus Depot is a five minute walk from the Lodge. Trafalgar Lodge is located next to Trafalgar Park Rugby grounds and Sports grounds such as The Nelson Community Tennis Centre, Squash Courts and is an easy walk to The Trafalgar Centre. Ideal for Conference accommodation in central Nelson, with up to 20 beds, very competitively priced. Trafalgar Lodge comprises of both a motel complex and a separate 100 year old Lodge. Each of the lodge rooms and motel units have cable television, telephone,free limited wireless internet and laundry facilities. Continental breakfast is available on request, check with Motel for current charges. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Trafalgar Lodge

Address: 46 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: $111 - $176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Trafalgar Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Room with a King Bed!”
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“Great Location”
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“Spacious, clean, well catered for FIT.”
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“Ask for the "larger" rooms.”
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