Kings Gate Motel
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Kings Gate Motel

21 Trafalgar Street The Wood, Nelson 7010 New Zealand
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Jacuzzi bath
Room & Suite (21)
Golden Beach
Pool & Beach (3)

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$155
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4.5
#13 of 23 motels in Nelson
4.5 of 5 bubbles
Location
4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cleanliness
4.3 of 5 bubbles
Service
4.1 of 5 bubbles
Value
The Kings Gate Motel on the main Street (Trafalgar street), provides inner city Nelson accommodation. We are self-rated as 4 star quality and have many happy guests. Ideal for your Nelson family holiday accommodation or your Nelson City business stay. Self contained and serviced daily, with continental and cooked breakfast options available in our roomy self-catering apartments. All apartments feature free Wi-Fi and a 40"" Smart TV, complete with SKY channels and Netflix streaming. The Kings Gate Motel Nelson has 11 fully self-contained motel units in the central Nelson City area. We have a safe family swimming pool on site, along with guest BBQ facilities, free onsite parking and a self-service guest laundry. With excellent heating & facilities that will help make your stay in Nelson for business or pleasure – a memorable one.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Outdoor pool
Breakfast available
Highchairs available
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Private check-in / check-out
Wifi
Shallow end in pool
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Self-serve laundry
Room features
Air conditioning
Dining area
Housekeeping
Room service
Kitchenette
Cable / satellite TV
Electric blanket
Complimentary toiletries
Sofa
Telephone
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Iron
Private bathrooms
Microwave
Refrigerator
Stovetop
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Radio
Hair dryer
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
Star ratings are intended to indicate the general level of features, amenities, and services to expect. This property is classified according to Giata.
4.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Centrally Located
Mid-range
Languages Spoken
English

Location

21 Trafalgar Street The Wood, Nelson 7010 New Zealand
Getting there
Somewhat walkable
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Grade: 74 out of 100
74
Nelson Airport
Blenheim Airport
56.4 km
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JNicole78 wrote a review Jan 2020
Aix-en-Provence, France9 contributions1 helpful vote
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Had a great time at Kings Gate in between adventures in the region. Super location - can walk to supermarkets, shops, cinema and restaurants, and also the information centre. Hosts kindly looked after our bags while we were out and about on overnight adventures- riding or walking, even keeping some of our food that we had left behind in their fridge for our return! A lovely gesture. Laundry on site made a big difference and kitchens are well appointed. Recommend this family hotel.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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Ezra710 wrote a review Dec 2020
Christchurch, New Zealand1,419 contribution119 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
The convenience of being within easy walking distance of the CBD, and immediately opposite Trafalgar Park are drawcards for this motel. Rooms are well back from the street and quiet (in our experience). The rooms are definitely spacious and being able to close the bedroom off from the lounge area is helpful if one is working or watching TV while another sleeps. A bit run down and needing TLC in some aspects, but clean and tidy. Air-conditioned rooms. Pool available. Shower looked new but had low (soft) pressure only.
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Date of stay: December 2020
3.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
4.0 of 5 bubblesService
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Annabelle W wrote a review Feb 2020
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We were thoroughly happy with our stay. Fabulous location and immaculately clean motel rooms with everything you need in a motel. The owners are lovely and most obliging and we loved the lovely linen and cotton waffle blankets.
Highly recommend staying here, we certainly would again.
Thank you!!
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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Superwoman888 wrote a review Jan 2022
Auckland Central, New Zealand329 contributions223 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
We stayed here one night before our hike on the Heaphy Track and one night after the Heaphy Track.

Both short stays were very pleasant.

Rooms were spacious, comfortable and clean. Toiletries provided, tea and coffee in room. Good WIFI. Well equipped kitchen in the 2 bedroom unit.

Location was great, flat walking distance to the i-site, supermarket, restaurants and shopping in town. Ideal for our needs on this visit.

Under new management, owners were very obliging and helpful.
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Date of stay: January 2022
3.0 of 5 bubblesValue
4.0 of 5 bubblesService
4.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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Kevin C wrote a review Feb 2021
1 contribution1 helpful vote
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Stayed for 7 days at this wonderful motel. The unit was great. Spotlessly clean, had everything we needed, stove, microwave and sufficient cutlery etc. Central location to city for shopping and resturants. The owners are fantastic. Made us feel very welcome and best we have ever had at a motel. Would definately go back if ever in Nelson. Highly recommended. AAA+
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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dianneoliver wrote a review Feb 2024
Perth, Australia9 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
We were delighted to receive an upgrade on our second visit. Good location (1km to main shopping area of Nelson) with friendly and helpful staff, including helping to deliver bags to room. Washing machine was great after our hike and onsite swimming pool.
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Date of stay: February 2024
4.0 of 5 bubblesValue
4.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
4.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: There is a variety of room sizes , so worth checking before booking.
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Karen S wrote a review Jan 2020
Dunedin, New Zealand7 contributions1 helpful vote
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Stayed in a two bedroom unit with our two school age children. Comfortable and tidy unit. The swimming pool on site was a big bonus. Hosts were friendly and welcoming. Location awesome - walking distance from everything.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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EleanoreM wrote a review Jul 2022
Eskdale, New Zealand74 contributions22 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Lovely spacious apartment, clean and modern. Comfortable bed, comfortable sofa and armchair. Excellent kitchen, everything we needed. Very beautiful, modern bathroom, great shower with good water pressure. A very comfortable and warm stay on a wintery Nelson night.
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Voucheruser27 wrote a review Oct 2023
Winterbourne, United Kingdom48 contributions4 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Stayed for 2 nights on arriving on flight from Wellington. Easy walking distance into town centre for supermarket, pubs and restaurants. Good access to Abel Tasman National Park and surrounding areas. Guest laundry, powder supplied - always a bonus.
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Date of stay: October 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Anna D wrote a review Dec 2023
Taupo, New Zealand50 contributions38 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Most Comfortable beds ever, Tom was so nice to deal with and he kept the place immaculate. Incredibly quick washing and drying machines for just $8. in total.
It was so quiet here, yet only a stone's throw from the city centre. Thank you having us to stay.
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Date of stay: December 2023
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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dianneoliver wrote a tip Feb 2024
Perth, Australia9 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
"There is a variety of room sizes , so worth checking before booking."
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MNtraveler wrote a tip Apr 2019
31 contributions27 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Ask for second story apartment"
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Steve wrote a tip Oct 2018
Leeds, United Kingdom171 contributions117 helpful votes
3.0 of 5 bubbles
"If you need space the Queen Spa is not for you."
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Mark S wrote a tip Feb 2018
Auckland Central, New Zealand40 contributions8 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
"Rooms on top floor have a decent view of the mountain range rather than a wall."
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DCChart wrote a tip May 2017
Manapouri, Fiordland15 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Give them a ring and explain what you need and they will put you on the right track. wonderful hosts"
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PRICE RANGE
$144 - $185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandNelson-Tasman RegionNelson
NUMBER OF ROOMS
11
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kings Gate Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Kings Gate Motel?
Nearby attractions include Queen's Gardens (0.6 km), Nelson Saturday Market (0.7 km), and Centre of New Zealand (0.9 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Kings Gate Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and room service.
Which room amenities are available at Kings Gate Motel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Kings Gate Motel?
Guests can enjoy breakfast, barbeque facilities, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Kings Gate Motel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Kings Gate Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Nysa Turkish Restaurant, Babagatto, and Hopgoods & Co.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Kings Gate Motel?
Yes, guests have access to an outdoor pool during their stay.
Is Kings Gate Motel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.8 km away from the centre of Nelson.
Are there any historical sites close to Kings Gate Motel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Nelson Provincial Museum (0.8 km).
Is Kings Gate Motel accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.
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