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Harbourside Lodge

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

One of the best valued places I have stayed, clean and comfortable. The owners are so friendly and helpful. It is close to a great restaurant that does room service. Highly Recommend this motel. Will stay at again.

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CJElbe, Owner at Harbourside Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are always working towards giving our guests the best stay possible. We hope to see you again someday. Safe travels Cathy and David.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This accommodation was much better than expected and the managers could not have been nicer and more friendly or helpful. Because we had to depart earlier than posted continental breakfast hours, management brought to us the night before. Room was very clean, larger and nicer than expected. One of the nicest restaurants (the Anchor) in Nelson was located just a...

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CJElbe, Owner at Harbourside Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for writing such a lovely review. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Safe travels Cathy and David

tugun
Reviewed 1 week ago

Feel the Vibe from this Motel deserves 4.5 . Host s were lovely , nothing was a hassle for them . Massive Bacon Egg Breaky for 9.00 , other mornings good Complementary Breeky ,Papers , upstairs , Good Location on a small Yachting Marina , Rooms a good size , Clean etc , best place we stayed in N.Z. on...

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CJElbe, Owner at Harbourside Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are always working towards giving our guests the best stay possible. So pleased to hear you enjoyed your time in Nelson with us. We will pass on your comments to Anchor Restaurant Management. Safe travels Cathy.

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Harbourside Lodge is at Nelson's Marina so a little way from the CBD but this means it is quiet and has lovely views over the marina. Staff are very helpful and genuinely welcoming and friendly.It is located beside a good seafood restaurant (which will deliver free to your room if they're booked out). Parking and wifi are free and...

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CJElbe, Owner at Harbourside Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for writing your review about Harbourside Lodge. We really appreciate hearing about a guests stay with us as we are always looking of ways to enhance our guests experience. Anchor Restaurant and Bar will deliver free of charge even if they are not booked out and you simply wish to dine in your room. So pleased to hear...

Vincentia, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very clean & tidy with large rooms & very comfortable beds overlooking the marina. Great continental breakfast. Despite no in house restaurant the lodge is next to an excellent bar & dinning facility (the Anchorage). The staff are very friendly & go out of there way to make your visit a good one. Highly recommend the lodge and the anchorage...

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CJElbe, Owner at Harbourside Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for writing your review of Harbourside Lodge. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and also enjoyed dining at the Anchor Restaurant. We hope to see you again someday. Safe travels Cathy and David.

Auckland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

stayed 4 nights.The room was spacious and modern overlooking the harbour.The hosts were very friendly .The complimentary breakfasts were excellent and served in a spotless breakfast room.It was easy to upgrade to a cooked breakfast which was excellent.Next door was The Anchor restaurant which served large meals at good prices.It was a very comfortable accomodation and can be thoroughly recommended.we...

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CJElbe, Owner at Harbourside Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review of Harbourside Lodge. We always appreciate hearing about a guests stay with us. We hope to see you again someday. Safe travels Cathy and Dave

Marlborough
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a really enjoyable overnight stay, lovely view of the harbour, within walking distance of nelson CBD. Complimentary continental breakfast was great. Room was lovely we had a balcony we could sit out and look at the boats. will definitely be back.

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CJElbe, Owner at Harbourside Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We look forward to seeing you again when you are back in Nelson. Remember to mention when booking that you are a return guest. Regards, Cathy and David

Wairarapa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Motor Lodge is a ten minute stroll from the CBD - the rooms are very clean and tidy with lovely linen on the bed and with a balcony looking over the mariner. The hosts Cathy and Dave were so helpful and friendly. The continental breakfast was available daily and served in a dining room and a restaurant next door...

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CJElbe, Owner at Harbourside Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of Harbourside Lodge. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and would love to see you again if ever you visit Nelson. kind regards, Cathy and Dave

Georgetown, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I chose this hotel based on reviews and price. When we drove into the reception area we drove through an industrial area and kind of wondered where we were. It was quite easy to walk around the harbor and into the main area of town so it was convenient. We were able to take advantage of the free continental breakfast...

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CJElbe, Owner at Harbourside Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a lovely review. You are not the first to be bewildered by the industrial area on the approach to the Motel and then to find the 10 - 15 min walk into to town along the river is an easy and pleasant activity. We always appreciate hearing of our guests enjoyment of their visit to Nelson....

New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky to get a last minute reservation at the Harbourside Motor Lodge, and would gladly have spent two nights there if there had been availability. The room was clean, spacious and quiet. The free continental breakfast was a nice plus with fruit, cereals and bread. Management was very friendly. The Lodge is a short walk into town via...

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CJElbe, Owner at Harbourside Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review of the Motel. We too wish you had been able to stay another night with us. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your holidays. regards, Cathy and David

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast Available

Additional Information about Harbourside Lodge

Address: 4 Duncan Street | Port Nelson, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: $133 - $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Harbourside Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Harbor view”
L1411SHbillb, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the second level with a marina view are best.”
405Sally, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Any rooms are quiet and peaceful”
bobbysueWairarapa, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The second floor suite is perfect.”
JimR627, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Would choice marina view, upstairs.”
PrincessYork, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
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