We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Saxton Lodge

Show Prices
#10 of 42 Hotels in Nelson
Certificate of Excellence
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 4 more sites!
Professional photos
Saxton Lodge
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

93 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 91: English reviews
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Rooms are great fridge ,kettle and toaster in room coffee,tee sugar supplied free WiFi great communal itches can be a long wait good food order from reception management very friendly and accommodations servicing of room adequate not fantastic would be good to have a microwave and chest of drawers in the room nice big shower and toilet rooms spacious ample...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Jeremy B
David-Desma, Manager at Saxton Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to send in your comments we appreciate it.

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed one night. We did not have a reservation but were made to feel very welcome. The room was well appointed and the bed was very comfortable. The staff went out of their way to help us and were very friendly.

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank chriscS2947UO
David-Desma, Manager at Saxton Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to review us we appreciate your kind words.

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the last room here and got a big room with 2 single beds and a double. It was very clean and tidy. The staff were super helpful. We used the bowls and spoons from the shared kitchen for breakfast in our room, and washed them down there before returning them. The kitchen appeared to have everything you'd need...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank JulieDP71
David-Desma, Manager at Saxton Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your great feedback, we appreciate it, and are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Hopefully we will see you again in the future.

Wellington
Reviewed 1 week ago

After 4 days tramping in the bush, we were so happy to arrive at Saxton Lodge and find fabulous service, large, clean, and comfy rooms, and long, hot power showers - which we really made the most of! Good facilities all round, small balcony to catch the late sun, and a courtesy bus picked us up and dropped us off...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank NZGirl69
David-Desma, Manager at Saxton Lodge, responded to this review

After the bush we must have seemed like the Hilton, thanks for your review, we appreciate you taking time to comment.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 1 week ago

To owner of the Lodge and To the fantastic host of the Lodge ( Ms. Des ) , Good day to you. Where should we start …..mmm…..There are too many happy things to share here. Although it was a raining days during my stay in Saxton Ledge , but , upon our arrival , our host - Des is able...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank GlobetrekkerKLGuy
David-Desma, Manager at Saxton Lodge, responded to this review

What a wonderful review, many thanks for taking the time to write, I really appreciate it. Safe Travels. Kind Regards, Desma

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were impressed with Saxton Lodge and its new managers who are originally from Wanaka. The room was clean and spacious with plenty of power points and a decent size fridge. The shared communal cooking facilities were clean and had everything we needed for a pleasant and relaxing stay.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank ByAnyGivenName
David-Desma, Manager at Saxton Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your stay, we appreciate it.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I must admit the this lodge is probably the best one I've been at, this is much better than many hotels, clean and fresh, ive stayed at hotels for 30days now and this place had the best bed of all counting the 4-5 star hotels in Auckland and Rotorua, the staff (Helen) is great and very helpful.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Tobias M
David-Desma, Manager at Saxton Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review we appreciate you taking time to comment.

Seongnam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Nelson to watch the ODI cricket match at the Saxton Oval so the location was perfect as we didn't have to bother with parking and just walk to the Oval. The couple who run the place are both super friendly. Room is spotless and spacious. Unlike most motels in New Zealand, no private kitchen...but a good size...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank thelonious22
David-Desma, Manager at Saxton Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to gives us a review, we appreciate your feedback. Happy New Year.

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived after a long drive at 6 pm and the reception lady was lovely. Gave us info on the area and where was best to eat. We had a Lovely night sleep after a long drive, beds were very comfortable . Staff very friendly and helpful. Rooms spotlessly clean.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Pipsarg
David-Desma, Manager at Saxton Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for your feedback we appreciate you taking the time to give a review.

Beijing, China
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Clean room with excellent bed, enough room for suitcases, fridge in room, friendly service, slept well. Would come again for sure. It was value for the money. One separate kitchen for all customers, I did not fit in to cook cause one group was there already, room 711 had damp smell that was covered with air refresher ( to me...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Meppu
David-Desma, Manager at Saxton Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are disappointed that you smelt a damp smell which I would like to have checked myself, however we do not have a room 711. If you remember your room number I would appreciate you letting me know so I can follow it up. Many thanks. Desma.

19 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (10)
Viewed
Other (10)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (9)
Viewed
Room/Suite (5)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (2)
Viewed
Other (2)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Nelson hotels
2.2 km away
Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco Apartments
8.6 km away
The Sails Nelson
The Sails Nelson
#1 of 42 in Nelson
614 reviews
8.5 km away
Delorenzos Studio Apartments
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
7.4 km away
Century Park Motor Lodge
8.4 km away
Trailways Hotel Nelson
Trailways Hotel Nelson
#7 of 42 in Nelson
424 reviews
7.6 km away
Palazzo Motor Lodge
Palazzo Motor Lodge
#5 of 42 in Nelson
517 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Offering you comfortable, spacious motel style accommodation in Nelson for holiday vacations, group functions, sports team, business or corporate travellers. Saxton Lodge is the perfect option for anyone visiting Nelson. We offer spacious modern units for your comfort and conveniently located opposite Saxton Field, only 15 minutes' drive to Nelson city centre, 30 minutes' drive to Motueka, 3 minutes' drive into Stoke or Richmond, and approximately 5 minutes' drive from Nelson airport. We also offer a free airport transfer service on demand, subject to availability. For families coming to Nelson, the Saxton Field sporting complex is directly across the road and this has a children's playground. The aquatic centre is a 2 minute drive down Main Rd Stoke (toward Richmond) and we offer barbeque facilities, a spacious lawn for children to play safely and free off-street parking. With 84 car parks on the property, we can accommodate large vehicles, towing vehicles, camper vans, buses and trucks with ease. The property also has a fully equipped communal kitchen for you to prepare simple meals and a self-service laundry is also available onsite. Our accommodation is a two-storied complex with 48 generous sized units, consisting of Studios, and 1 & 2 Bedroom Units. All of our units have SKY Select 50+ TV, UFB Internet and Wifi, individual air-conditioning in each room so you can control your temperature, blackout curtains for a relaxing sleep, double glazed windows and soundproofed rooms to ensure quiet enjoyment, tea/coffee making facilities, and a mini fridge and an ensuite bathroom with shower. We also have rooms that have wet-floor showers to accommodate guests with limited mobility and all of our downstairs units have sliding doors opening out to patios. A number of our upstairs units have balconies. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Saxton Lodge

Address: 103 Saxton Road East, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: $126 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Saxton Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 48
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Hotels.com, Orbitz, Booking.com, Priceline, Agoda and Travelocity so you can book your Saxton Lodge reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Nelson
#9 Luxury Hotel in Nelson
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Saxton Lodge staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Has two levels, kitchen is on ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles ByAnyGivenName, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“i loved the queen studio room”
 of 5 bubbles michaelsharlenes, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Just ask the operators I'm sure they will assist you.”
 of 5 bubbles 276jillenem, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have pleasant outlooks. Rooms 101 to 104 are nearest the communal kitchen, if you want the convenience of quick access to it.”
 of 5 bubbles trevorjmorrison, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are lovely/ bright and warm, have stayed upstairs and down both great”
 of 5 bubbles Sandy4464, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay