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The Sails Nelson

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quiet end of Trafalgar st, Hosts are the friendliest we've encountered.We had the 1 brm apmnt with a spa, and the bed with the most comfortable topper.WOW!, We ordered a cooked breakfast, delicious!. We enjoyed siting on the balcony over looking Trafalgar Park and the sea with a glass of wine in the evening.

Thank br0ad0aks
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for three nights while we enjoyed relaxing around Nelson and its surrounds. All the superlatives about this motel are true and easy to see why it is #1 on TA. It must be the best appointed motel I have ever stayed in. It is beautifully clean, light and roomy. As Nelson has so many wonderful restaurants and...

2Thank Toddy04
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Modern luxury! The most comfortable bed I've ever slept in, Seriously! I want the bed topper... So very comfortable. We stayed in a one bed apartment. Very spacious and totally gorgeous. A full kitchen, gorgeous bathroom. Can't wait to go back.

Thank karren61
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room and service here was as good as we've had at any 5 star resort in a major city. Our room was big, and superbly maintained with lovely furnishings and great beds, a fantastic little kitchen if you wish to self cater, and a great bathroom. Nothing was too much trouble for the owners - helping with our washing...

Thank LucyKate
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Sails Nelson is totally updated, immaculately clean, and within walking distance to the centre. Mark and Cecilia were very helpful and friendly. Don't stay anywhere else if you are in the Nelson area! This hotel is perfect!

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great owner (Mark) as upon arrival asked if we had plans ( which we didn't) and proceeded to suggest places to eat in the town centre, a 10 minute walk and where to go the next day for a fish lunch (Mapua) and to visit the WOW museum. All excellent recommendations. He also suggested a boat ride and walk back...

Thank Moosie57
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

The rooms are absolutely stunning and beautifully designed. I wish we had stayed here longer. The location is just ok but very close to all attractions. I highly recommend this hotel if coming through Nelson.

Thank Samira N
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 18 February 2017

A very nice place and a good location. Very new and clean with the rooms/studios well equiped we had 2 nights here and we enjoyed despite our very small room including the bathroom. My gripe (everywhere in NZ) is why are the ice trays in the fridge freezer are always with no ice ??? Our recommendation is ensure you choose...

Thank Tony M
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 9 February 2017

The Sails is a nice, friendly hotel in a great location a short walk from the central business district. The rooms are clean and well layer out, the staff friendly and helpful. We stayed for two nights in January 2017 and found this to be an excellent base to explore Nelso.

Thank MarkToronto_Canada
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Great location, efficient staff, modern rooms. Stay here. I usually stay at hotels, but this has to be one of the best motels I have ever stayed at an Ii would stay again. Still has motel feel, but delivers a better experiece than normal.

Thank Rugbyfan35

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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: ₹ 7,910 - ₹ 13,291 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Sails Nelson 5*
Number of rooms: 15
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Nelson
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“Our spa apartment also had a balcony off the bedroom,also, from the lounge. Quite,afternoon sun.”
 of 5 bubbles br0ad0aks, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get an upstairs unit”
 of 5 bubbles Toddy04, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If possible, ask to avoid the corner room. There is some traffic noise here, but not enough to in anyway spoil your stay.”
 of 5 bubbles LucyKate, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“See if they have a room with a tub!”
 of 5 bubbles ShannonW3, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for something off the ground floor”
 of 5 bubbles CTB403, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
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