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Admirals Motor Inn

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26 Waimea Road, Nelson 7010 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
3.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews main road spacious unit minute walk close to town decent size friendly hosts visiting nelson would stay here again nelson city microwave units motel kitchen hob upstairs accommodation suitcases
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In all honesty they need to split up and sell up.they have no peoples skills whatsoever! If you read all the bad reviews they 100% will make u not stay here! Non smoking is absolutely fine but when u DO NOT make this clear upon...More

Thank Kiwiniknak
Response from Richard B, Owner at Admirals Motor InnResponded 3 weeks ago

Good evening Brian, We are sorry that you feel this way but as is usually the case in these situations there are two sides to this story. I have returned the phone charger you left behind in your room to your work colleague. Have a...More

Reviewed 3 September 2018

I chose to stay at this location due to its proximity to the city centre, and it did not disappoint in this respect. However, the room itself, and indeed the whole facility, desperately requires a paint job, and overall renovation. The hosts are very nice,...More

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

I'm conflicted about this review. The owner was very friendly and helpful, and the room was spotless, and well decked out. However, I really do think there are a few things that need to be made very clear right from the start (booking.com and motel...More

Thank catydid2018
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Have stayed here before and will do so again. Hosts really welcoming and helpful. Appartment clean, bright and quiet. Only 10-15 minute walk to town. Grampians right opposite for those who like a challenging walk. Sweet little kitchen,if you don't want to eat out all...More

Thank ronella_de_vil
Reviewed 6 April 2018

We chose this motel for its location. The room was a little dated but looked and felt clean. It had a microwave and hob. We were walked to the room which was nice. The shower was great. The room we had was beside the road...More

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Admirals Motor Inn offers self-contained units with kitchen or kitchenette facilities, private bathrooms and spacious lounge areas with satellite TV and free unlimited WiFi. Guests have access to a shared laundry More and there is ample off street parking. Admirals Motor Inn is ideally located for the Business or Corporate traveller whilst working in Nelson. We are conveniently situated in Nelson CBD and also close to the the Port and a short drive to the Industrial areas and Airport. If your travelling for pleasure, Tahunanui Beach is only a 10-minute drive from Admirals Motor Inn Nelson and the numerous restaurants, cafes and bars of Nelson City centre are just 10 minutes’ walk away. There is a restaurant next door to Admirals Motor Inn which offers breakfast and evening meals. Less
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Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$62 - US$99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$62 - US$99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
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Room & Suite (5)
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"Don't book a room on the road front!"
2 Sep 2018
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"WE have had rooms in various areas and all were good."
6 Oct 2017
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"Rooms away from road will be quite overlooking the park nicest"
5 Jun 2017
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"if road noise worries you request a room off main street,"
3 Mar 2017
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