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Chelsea Park Motor Lodge

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Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 January 2014

Stayed at Chelsea Park and couldn't fault it. The Owners Lee and Barry are so welcoming and the rooms spotless, we stayed for 2 nights in room 6 which they have just renovated and it was 5 star plus with all the furnishings plus free wifi and sky 50+ tv. We would stay again in a heartbeat and advise you...

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Stirling, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2014

This was the first of several places I stayed in New Zealand and easily the best. The room was large, clean, and equipped to a high standard with full kitchenette facilities for self-catering. The lodge was well located on the road in to Nelson from the airport and within easy walking distance of the town centre. However it was the...

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1Thank Mr_John_CB
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 26 December 2013

We stayed with Lee and Barry at the beginning of our New Zealand vacation in December. They were exceptionally helpful in recommending good restaurants and places to see not only in the Nelson region but all over the South Island. Our studio room was impeccably clean, well-designed and user-friendly with thoughtful touches everywhere from the wifi, to the bottled milk...

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Reviewed 25 December 2013 via mobile

The managers were welcoming and helpful. Our room surpassed any expectations. The king bed was comfortable.The kitchen was stocked with all sorts of irregular but very thoughtful and useful utensils and the soap smelt amazing

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Thank Magenta S
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 December 2013

First time stayer at The Chelsea Park Motor Lodge and I'd certainly go back. The rooms and facilities offered were of the best I've used in the many motels I stay at on business trips. Good location to inner city, spotlessly maintained and comfortable - I've never had a recliner to relax in after a day on the road in...

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ChelseaPark, Owner at Chelsea Park Motor Lodge, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to host you here for your first business trip to Nelson and we look forward to seeing you back next year. The recliners in our Executive Spa Rooms are a hit with our guests - great to be able to relax and watch a movie, read or enjoy a glass of wine after a busy day!

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 December 2013

I have stayed at the Chelsea Park Motor Lodge on several occasions and I am always made to feel very welcome. The rooms are spacious and well maintained. The lodge has good offstreet parking and is close enough that you can walk to all the main facilities in town. Lee and Barry are always very helpful recommending places to eat...

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ChelseaPark, Owner at Chelsea Park Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks Graeme to take the time to write a review. It was a pleasure hosting you here for both your business and pleasure trips, and nice to meet your son. We hope your visit for Quadbiking at Happy Valley Adventures was fun - must get out there ourselves soon!

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 December 2013

The Chelsea Park Motor Lodge was chosen for the location walking distance into main Nelson centre.We were very pleased with the presentation and cleanleness of the the units,and the spa bath was just great.The owners were more than helpful and took an interest in the reason for our visit.We would have no hesitation in staying there again when in Nelson

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ChelseaPark, Owner at Chelsea Park Motor Lodge, responded to this review

We're pleased you had a great time in Nelson for such a special family occasion and hope to see you back here some time soon. Thanks for the review.

Tasman, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 December 2013

Nice place to stay, have stayed here in the past, the only criticism is we would have liked a softer bed, Service is good, Nice and close to town, easy walking distance. Lady looking after the place was very helpful.

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ChelseaPark, Owner at Chelsea Park Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review and for your comments about the bed. Our rooms do have a range of bedding so please next time you are booking make a request for the type of bed you prefer and we will make every attempt to accommodate your requests. We have regular visitors who have found the room...

New Zealand
Reviewed 21 December 2013

I have stayed at these motels many times over the years, including twice in the last month. The location is excellent being an easy walk from the many attractions of central Nelson. Even though it is on a busy road your never hear the traffic and I am a light sleeper. And the units are always clean - good sized...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 November 2013

Personal service and attention to detail uncompromising. Standard of interior design and decoration outstanding. Every item of equipment desired is provided, and easy walking distance to town. The separate lounge provided a perfect business meeting venue for four people, could have taken six comfortably. Highly recommended.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Chelsea Park Motor Lodge is a Qualmark rated 4 Star + motel, located in central Nelson city. Our boutique motel has only 10 units, all with kitchen facilities, free high speed WIFI and SKY Guest Select with over 50 channels. Our guests tell us we have a clean and luxurious motel with the most comfortable beds and best showers ever! With the tourist attractions of Nelson and surrounds on our doorstep, Lee & Barry look forward to hosting you and providing for your accommodation needs. For the best rates and no booking fees, book direct! ... more   less 

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Address: 214 Rutherford Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: $155 - $250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Chelsea Park Motor Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Best Western Nelson
Chelsea Park Hotel
Nelson Best Western
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#3 Business Hotel in Nelson
#3 Romantic Hotel in Nelson
#4 Family Hotel in Nelson
#6 Luxury Hotel in Nelson
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