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Rutherford Hotel Nelson

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27 Nile Street West P O Box 248, Nelson 7010 New Zealand
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#18 of 42 hotels in Nelson
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Nelson is an extraordinary NZ destination befitting a hotel of such a high standard. The Rutherford Hotel Nelson offers luxurious hotel accommodation with a full complement of features designed to help you achieve the most from your stay. The hotel offers a range of superior guest facilities including two restaurants, a cafe and is only a couple of minutes walk from Nelson's main shopping district and landmark cathedral. Dining, relaxing, or getting away from it all, this is one of the few hotels that puts you right at the doorstep of three national parks and an unmatched range of sandy beaches, blue seas and mountain wilderness.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Boating
Babysitting
Paid private parking on-site
Parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Sauna
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Bowling
Golf course
Hiking
Mini golf
Archery offsite
Bicycle tours
Walking tours
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Car hire
Taxi service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Massage
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
First aid kit
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Clothes dryer
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Washing machine
Ironing service
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Bath / shower
Bathrobes
Interconnected rooms available
Room service
Safe
Telephone
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Clothes rack
Iron
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Minibar
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Radio
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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City view
Landmark view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
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Centrally Located
Quiet
Languages Spoken
English, French, Chinese, Afrikaans and 4 more
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Mumma&Co wrote a review Dec 2020
Timaru, New Zealand2,852 contributions308 helpful votes
Great spot, super handy to cbd so we could walk everywhere. Staff all very professional & looked impeccable, certainly no friendly banter though! Showers needed more pressure! Rooms getting serviced at 5pm was a pain but understand they were super busy.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Codie Vincent wrote a review Dec 2020
Auckland Central, New Zealand2 contributions
This hotel is a scam! Don't come here, avoid at all cost. I booked a accessable room for two nights, I left after the first. The hotel is not 4 stars, it's more like 2 stars. The carpet makes my wheelchair sink - clearly not wheelchair accessible.o The bathroom is small and has tilted floors that make it a mission to use. The staff didn't even refund me for my nights stay - for the amount of money they charged me - this is definitely a scam. Like I said, avoid this hotel at all cost, they'll do anything to steal from you. Google and TripAdvisor should be sued they even allow these morons on their platform.
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled solo
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Happiness52865273668 wrote a review Dec 2020
Tauranga, New Zealand2 contributions
The hotel has had a makeover keeping to an 'old school' hotel charm. The stay was just what we needed after a long kayak and hike in the Abel Tasman national park. Central and within walking distance to the centre of town
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Response from Alexander Siebentritt, Other at Rutherford Hotel Nelson
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Happiness52865273668, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review. We are delighted to learn how much you enjoyed your experience with us and our extraordinary region. There is so much to see and do in Nelson, plenty for another visit. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Best regards from the team at Rutherford Hotel Nelson ~ A Heritage Hotel. "Experience the best of N.E.L.S.O.N." Nature - Exceptional - Local - Safe - Optimistic - Neat
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Ulfilas wrote a review Oct 2020
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Staying in a corner suite, the space was comfortable, tidy and great to have a microwave, hob, and fridge. Unfortunately the noise from the street below makes for a less-than-restful experience. This might be improved by having double glazing on the windows. As it is, the windows let in cold air from outside
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Response from Alexander Siebentritt, Other at Rutherford Hotel Nelson
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Dear UlfilasNZ, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. We are happy to hear that you generally enjoyed your experience with us. We will take your comments into consideration when planning our next refurbishment. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon to our extraordinary region. Best regards from the team at Rutherford Hotel Nelson ~ A Heritage Hotel. "Experience the best of N.E.L.S.O.N." Nature - Exceptional - Local - Safe - Optimistic - Neat
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Aaron Mitchell wrote a review Sep 2020
Wellington, New Zealand249 contributions37 helpful votes
Exactly what I needed after doing a 4 day great walk!... The beds were incredibly comfy, the food was delicious and the staff were so eager to make sure your stay was perfect. The room came with all the facilities I needed, I really couldn't have wished for anymore! Highly recommend.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Alexander Siebentritt, Other at Rutherford Hotel Nelson
Responded 27 Sep 2020
Dear Ukwonderboy, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. We are delighted to learn how much you enjoyed your experience with us and that our team was able to make your stay so memorable. I will ensure to pass on your encouraging feedback to the team here at Rutherford Hotel Nelson. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon, perhaps to explore some of the other national parks and walks we have here in our extraordinary region. Best regards from the team at Rutherford Hotel Nelson ~ A Heritage Hotel. "Experience the best of N.E.L.S.O.N." Nature - Exceptional - Local - Safe - Optimistic - Neat
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US$106 - US$145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandNelson-Tasman RegionNelson
NUMBER OF ROOMS
113
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Frequently Asked Questions about Rutherford Hotel Nelson
Which popular attractions are close to Rutherford Hotel Nelson?
Nearby attractions include Nelson Saturday Market (0.3 km), Nelson Provincial Museum (0.2 km), and Jens Hansen Gold and Silversmith (0.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Rutherford Hotel Nelson?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Rutherford Hotel Nelson?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Rutherford Hotel Nelson?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Rutherford Hotel Nelson?
Yes, free parking and paid private parking on-site are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Rutherford Hotel Nelson?
Conveniently located restaurants include Harry's Hawker House & Bar, Paasha, and Hopgoods.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Rutherford Hotel Nelson?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Is Rutherford Hotel Nelson located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.2 km away from the centre of Nelson.
Are any cleaning services offered at Rutherford Hotel Nelson?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Rutherford Hotel Nelson offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Rutherford Hotel Nelson?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, German, Chinese, Hindi, Japanese, and Korean.