98.0% Based on 774 reviews TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 out of 5

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Hotel Description

5-star Mediterranean motel near Trafalgar Park

Central Nelson getaway

At this motel, you'll be steps from Trafalgar Park and within a 15-minute walk of Nelson Market. Christ Church Cathedral and Founders Park are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Round-the-clock service

This motel doesn't skimp on freebies - guests receive free WiFi and free self parking. A garden, a grocery/convenience store, and express check-in are also on offer.

Free WiFi, kitchens

The 15 soundproofed guestrooms offer free WiFi and comfy beds. Other amenities include kitchens, furnished balconies or patios, and LCD TVs with cable channels.

Studio Suite, Accessible

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$113 per night

Apartment, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Studio Suite

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Studio Suite (Twin)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Studio Suite, Jetted Tub

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Apartment, 1 Bedroom, Jetted Tub

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

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98.0% of guests recommend out of 774 reviews

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Property Features

As a guest of The Sails Nelson, you'll find tour/ticket assistance, a garden, and laundry facilities. Public spaces have free WiFi. The Sails Nelson also features a grocery/convenience store, express check-in, and room service (during limited hours). Free self parking is available. This Mediterranean Nelson motel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 15 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Built in 2012
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Convenience store
  • Garden
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Kitchen
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Nelson (NSN) (8.2 km / 5.1 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

The Sails Nelson offers 15 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and DVD players. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. Tempur-Pedic beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets, down comforters, and premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 55-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Accommodations at this 5-star motel have kitchens with refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers with rainfall showerheads, bathrobes, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and safes. Additionally, rooms include minibars and espresso makers. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room kitchen
  • Private balcony or patio (furnished)
  • Tempur-Pedic beds
  • Minibar
  • IPod dock
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Espresso maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Pillow options
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy continental breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to 9 AM.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the motel include complimentary bicycles.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Free bicycles on site
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 6 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: NZD 8.5 per person (approximately)
  • Late check-out fee: NZD 30 (subject to availability)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Nelson Sails
  • Sails Motel Nelson
  • Sails Nelson

You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.

National Rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Motel property is rated 5 stars.

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®