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Harbourside Lodge

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The Harbourside Lodge is Nelson's only waterfront marina motel. Nelson Marina is the place to be, where you will be able to relax and unwind. All rooms have Sky TV, free WiFi and direct dial phones. Start your day with a FREE continental breakfast buffet or a cooked breakfast at an affordable price. The Harbourside Lodge has Sky guest select featuring over 50 channels in all rooms. The Nelson CBD is a easy 10 min walk and 10 minutes' drive from Nelson Airport. Due to the location next to the Nelson Marina, the Harborside Lodge is the ideal place for couples and corporate travellers to relax and unwind.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Accessible rooms
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Great View
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Two stars give the location of motel.
We travel South Island every pre-Christmas for holiday and relaxing, this is the fourth time come Nelson, we found this motel through Hotels.com, booked ground floor ocean view king studio with cookware for three nights stay, but the room is
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After Touring around NZ for 30 days, we have Voted This Motel as The Best We Stayed In.
Although it seems a little off the beaten track, this adds to the Idealic Charm and Tranquillity of the Position, Poised Above the Marina.
A Beautiful Outlook - Ultra Clean Amenities, Super Co
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Response from CJElbenz, Owner at Harbourside Lodge
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for taking the time to write such a fantastic review of Harbourside Lodge. It is lovely to read how much you enjoyed your stay with us. We are always looking to give our guests the best stay and experience possible. Thank you once again and we wish you both a very festive holiday season and safe travels, Cathy and David.
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First impression as you enter Nelson’s harbor may surprise you but the hotel will pay you back! Friendliness from the first moment! The room very clean, living room with many amenities! Two televisions with Sky channels, walking distance to the center and lovely breakfast
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Response from CJElbenz, Owner at Harbourside Lodge
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Dennis, thank you for taking the time to write a review, we appreciate the feedback. We too enjoyed your stay with us and hope that you enjoyed the rest of your travels. Kind regards and happy holidays Cathy and David.
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Here for just one night, but I wished I could extend my visit. The owners are so friendly and welcoming. I arrived a couple of hours after my expected time due to a last minute flight time, but all was good with Cathy waiting to welcome me.
The room is exceptional and will be th
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Response from CJElbenz, Owner at Harbourside Lodge
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hi Shane, Thank you very much for your high praise of Harbourside Lodge, we appreciate you sharing your thoughts with others. It has been great to read that you enjoyed so many things that we offer our guests. We look forward to your return visits. Kind regards Cathy and David.
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After a long drive to Nelson we were delighted to find a spotlessly clean room with a mega-comfy bed, opening onto the Marina. Secure parking and lovely stroll along the water's edge (10 minutes leisurely) into centre of Nelson. Anchor restaurant adjacent if you don't want to. La
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Response from CJElbenz, Owner at Harbourside Lodge
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you for taking the time to write a review & sharing with others your experience of staying with us. We hope the rest of your travels went just as well. Kind regards and happy holidays Cathy and David.
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We are coming to Nelson to stay with you on Thursday 22nd and would love a marina view. We have just had our 25th wedding anniversary and it would be so special to have a relaxing stay with a fab view. We are on a 6 week holiday in NZ from Scotland so it would be much appreciated!
Dear MoiraW750.
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We are coming to Nelson to stay with you on Thursday 22nd and would love a marina view. We have just had our 25th wedding anniversary and it would be so special to have a relaxing stay with a fab view. We are on a 6 week holiday in NZ from Scotland so it would be much appreciated!
Dear MoiraW750 Thank you for your message and Happy Anniversary. Please send us a private message via email with your name and booking details, so that I can locate your reservation and make note of your request. Any room upgrades are decided on day of check in and subject to availability of vacant rooms. Safe travels Cathy and David.
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We are coming to Nelson to stay with you on Thursday 22nd and would love a marina view. We have just had our 25th wedding anniversary and it would be so special to have a relaxing stay with a fab view. We are on a 6 week holiday in NZ from Scotland so it would be much appreciated!
You addressed your question to me, rather than to Harbourside Lodge. FYI.
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Hi we coming from Franz Joseph to Nelson on 12 Mar 2018. We Actl booked a 2 night stay (12-14 Mar) with your hotel.Then going to Kaikoura after Nelson. Do any advice on the roads conditions? How is the road conditions from Franz Joseph to Nelson ? Also, how are roads subsequently down to Kaikoura from Nelson?
please check the New Zealand Transport Authority website
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"First floor, overlooking marina"
"Ask for a marina room, a great view!"
"Make sure you get a room with a marina view"
"Choose a Harbourside room - the garden view is just the carpark"
"We looked South out over the boat harbor for sail and power boats."
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 107 - US$ 129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandNelson-Tasman RegionNelson
NUMBER OF ROOMS
14
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