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The Sails Nelson

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Sopot, Poland
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Beautiful room with everything you need when you are on the trip. Loundry with dryer, what is very importand when you stay for a short time (cost 2 dollars each), kitchen comfortable, maybe there could be a place for sit and eat , but there is a possibility. Me gusta :)

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Mark S, Owner at The Sails Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you for a great review, each room has its own out door seating and table to make the most of nelsons long hot summers, there is a garden area on the ground level and views from the balconies on the first level.

sunshine coast
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Studio was spacious with big bed. Kitchen was well equipped. Bathroom roomy and clean. Very quiet room. 4 nights spent here and very happy. They tell you to talk to them if pillows and padding on mattress is not suitable for you and will change without a problem. Suggestion maybe some shelving for long stayers to put groceries and their...

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Mark S, Owner at The Sails Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you ozdrifter for taking time to write a review, we have luxurious feather mattress toppers and pillows in all our rooms taking comfit to new levels.

Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Very helpful hosts mark and Cecelia and lovely staff. Our room had everything you could think of and more, the plunger coffee and fresh milk daily was a lovely extra as we're the extra towels and luxurious toiletries. We spent 8 nights there and didn't want to leave..... Nelson is a gorgeous place to explore and a great base for...

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Mark S, Owner at The Sails Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a great review, Nelson is certainly the place to set up base camp and explore the region.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Everything thing here was perfect - rooms, facilities, location, staff. Highly recommend 10/10. My elderly mother joined us and she too was most satisfied with her everything. Great value for money all around.

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Mark S, Owner at The Sails Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you Bryan for taking time to write a review, great to know you enjoyed your stay in sunny Nelson with Family.

Herndon, Virginia
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Exceptional attention to detail. The individual apartments are finished to a high standard, beautifully designed, and they had the comfiest beds I have ever slept on. Great facilities for self catering, close to the beach, friendly staff. Motel style but the rooms are far superior to any motel I've ever stayed in before.

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Mark S, Owner at The Sails Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you for a great review, yes full credit to the interior designer of this complex, ultra modern, well appointed, timeless. Our high end rooms also have itailian silk carpet a touch of luxury everywhere at the Sails

Hastings
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Just spent 4 nights here and the reviews were all correct. Lovely room, roomy bathroom with huge spa bath, nice extras in bathroom, yummy breakfast reasonably priced. The use of bikes a nice bonus. The only small fault I could mention is the shutters on the window beside the bed do not block out all the light. Everything else superb....

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Mark S, Owner at The Sails Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you Glennis for a great review, yes just recently had our Four bikes serviced ready for some summer pedalling, beach, restaurants, parkes, shopping all easy biking distance.

Brainerd, Minnesota
Reviewed 20 October 2016

I stayed at The Sails for 2 weeks on my trip to Nelson. I can't say enough good things about this place! Mark and Cecelia made sure everything was perfect. I had a spa suite that was very large and comfortable. The kitchen is well equipped for cooking at home and grocery stores and bakeries are within easy walking distance....

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Mark S, Owner at The Sails Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you Kurt for a great review, you where the perfect guest hope you return soon for another stay at the Sails. Regards Mark & Cecilia

falmouth, maine
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Highly if not top rated on TA and deservedly so. Good location at the foot of the main street into the CBD of Nelson, across the street from the Makos Rugby stadium (could be an issue if they’re playing ut also could be great if you are there for a game. Reasonable price. Immaculate. Great shower and kitchenette. Balcony or...

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Mark S, Owner at The Sails Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you for a great review, nice accommodation can make a holiday so much more memorable and a town so much bigger thank you

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 October 2016

The warm greeting we received quickly indicated what a pleasant stay we had. The rooms had almost everyone a hotel would even though it's a motel. The kitchen was quite useful and also all the channels the TV had. The shower and bath were quite big which meant a nice relaxing bath using amenities the motel provided. The most important...

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Mark S, Owner at The Sails Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you Edwin for a great review, nice to know guess are enjoying there stay and recommending to other travelers

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Great location, walking distance to town & port. Lovely room, services each day. Stayed 3 nights and enjoyed it. Had the cooked breakfast one day, it was yummy and good value for money. Hosts were lovely and very accomodating

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Mark S, Owner at The Sails Nelson, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review, our commercial kitchen is open every day for cooked breakfast from 7.30 am to 9.00 am check out our tasty menu on our website

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nelson's newest luxury motel is unparalleled in quality and price. Qual mark rated 5 stars. The Sails provides 3 different size suites: 4 Elegant One Bedroom Apartments, 4 Sumptuous Executive Suites, 6 Luxury Studios and 2 Luxury ground floor Access Enabled Suites, Individual Car Parks. Our suites enjoy floor to ceiling windows opening onto your own intimate balcony or courtyard, fully equipped stainless steel kitchens, 42in LCD Televisions, Mini Bar, and Guest Laundry. Complimentary 50+ Sky, Wi Fi, Blue Ray, Ipod Docking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Sails Nelson

Address: 7 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: $182 - $319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Sails Nelson 5*
Number of rooms: 15
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“We had upstairs back room and were happy with it”
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 of 5 bubbles ozdrifter, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms have balconys”
 of 5 bubbles gemini1245, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Downstairs room fine. No upstairs noise.”
 of 5 bubbles glennism2014, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I think the top floor is probably best.”
 of 5 bubbles Kurt2120, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“any. Second floor offers a bit more privacy and a balcony instead of being on street level.”
 of 5 bubbles chimayred, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
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