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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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Room types
City view
Landmark view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
HOTEL STYLE
Centrally Located
Quiet
Languages Spoken
English, French, Chinese, Afrikaans and 4 more
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Richard E wrote a review Feb 2020
Thame, United Kingdom950 contributions80 helpful votes
During our trip is it South Island we stayed in this hotel for two nights, we stayed in an adapted room for wheelchair access, room 410. The first night sleep was interrupted by the sound of a gentleman next door talking on his phone at midnight, it was also quite a windy night and the windows of this hotel are clearly only single glazed (It was almost as if we were sleeping outside). The hotel in general is quite dated and needs updating which I was advised by a lady on reception will be happening.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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David B wrote a review Jan 2020
Shifnal, United Kingdom281 contributions198 helpful votes
We had a bit of trouble finding the hotel but the receptionist at the Hotel Nelson soon put us right - incorrect address shown on our Travel itinerary- but on arrival there was valet parking and help with our luggage. Friendly welcome and slick check in. The hotel had a lovely feel about it and the sweeping staircase up from Reception was fabulous We had a walk into the town and then back to the hotel to peruse the Dinner Menu We queried a couple of items on the menu with the MaitreD and after we had enjoyed 3 brilliant courses (Jill said that this was the best lamb dish she had eaten) the Executive Chef came to see us to answer our queries - it transpired that he was born in a town 10 miles away from us in the UK and trained at our favourite Shropshire restaurant- small world!
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Date of stay: February 2019
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Response from AlexanderSiebentritt, General Manager at Rutherford Hotel Nelson
Responded 27 Jan 2020
Dear DavidBoardmanShifnal, thank you very much for choosing to stay with us on your recent visit to our extraordinary region and for taking the time to leave us your fantastic and encouraging feedback. We are delighted to learn how much you enjoyed your stay and experience with us and I will ensure to share your comments among the team. We do have a saying in hospitality referring to these unforeseen situations of meeting people from same or similar places: "The world is a village". Once again thank you very much for your review and we are looking 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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WiseBlueGenie wrote a review Jan 2020
Bellingen, Australia196 contributions43 helpful votes
Very comfortable stay at the Rutherford. Room was comfortable with a decent view. Hotel service was friendly. Close to town if you want to walk to a restaurant or a bar. Enjoyed my stay and would stay here again.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Response from AlexanderSiebentritt, General Manager at Rutherford Hotel Nelson
Responded 21 Jan 2020
Dear WiseBlueGenie, thank you very much for choosing to stay with us on your recent visit to our extraordinary region and for taking the team to share your experience with us. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, our central location certainly allows for a great starting point to explore Nelson. Once again thank you very much for your review and we are looking 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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Keely P wrote a review Jan 2020
Auckland Central, New Zealand4 contributions1 helpful vote
Large, clean room with lovely views across the city centre. Staff at check-in and the valet were all friendly and helpful. Good large bathroom. All expected amenities, including kettle, mini-bar, tv etc. Lovely range of toiletries as well.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Response from AlexanderSiebentritt, General Manager at Rutherford Hotel Nelson
Responded 12 Jan 2020
Dear valencia2308, thank you very much for choosing to stay with us on your recent visit to our extraordinary region. We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your experience with us and I will ensure to pass on your feedback to the team. Once again, thank you for your encouraging feedback and 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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Caroline T wrote a review Jan 2020
Auckland Central, New Zealand67 contributions8 helpful votes
Best place we have stayed at, great location with only minutes away from the Shopping Centres. Excellent customer service from Kayla at Reception who made our stay just so amazing and giving us a "Room with a View", Level 8, Room 814. So clean and you have all the comforts of home and entertainment that you can see from your room. Great Location with small shops opposite eg: Salon, Wellbeing, Barbers, Historic street homes, gardens, swimming pool, laundry facilities, dining and cafe facilities, Japanese Retaurant on the premises. Even after the Fire Alarm went on at 4 am on 2/1/20, they offered a free full breakfast for us, how excellent is that. Thank you Rutherford Hotel and Kayla for making this a most memorable trip that my husband and I have ever had and being our
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Response from AlexanderSiebentritt, General Manager at Rutherford Hotel Nelson
Responded 7 Jan 2020
Dear Caroline T, thank you very much for choosing to stay with us on your recent visit to our extraordinary region. We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us. I will also ensure to pass on your compliments to the team, especially Kayla. Once again, thank you for your encouraging feedback and 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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PRICE RANGE
US$106 - US$145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
nelson rutherford hotel
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandNelson-Tasman RegionNelson
NUMBER OF ROOMS
113
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