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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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Centrally Located
Quiet
Languages Spoken
English, French, Chinese, Afrikaans and 4 more
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Wayne D wrote a review Nov 2019
Auckland Central, New Zealand1 contribution
My wife and I had a brilliant Japanese meal at the Miyaza Restaurant, the waitress was friendly and very attentive. The food and service was excellent and was good value. We will definitely go back again soon.
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Date of stay: November 2019
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Response from AlexanderSiebentritt, General Manager at Rutherford Hotel Nelson
Responded 6 Nov 2019
Dear Wayne D, thank you very much for choosing to dine with us and for sharing your experience with us. We are delighted to learn how much you enjoyed your time with us at Miyazu Japanese Restaurant and will ensure to pass on your encouraging feedback to the team. Once again, thank you very much for you positive review and we very much looking forward to welcoming you again soon. Best regards The team at Miyazu Japanese Restaurant 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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JimTosh wrote a review Oct 2019
Arbroath, United Kingdom15 contributions4 helpful votes
We loved this hotel, the best on our NZ trip. Rooms, breakfast and service all excellent. It’s ideal for access to downtown too. The managers reception on us arriving really set the scene. Great place, where we have an excellent stay.
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Date of stay: October 2019
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Response from AlexanderSiebentritt, General Manager at Rutherford Hotel Nelson
Responded 23 Oct 2019
Dear JimTosh, thank you very much for staying with us on your recent visit to our extraordinary region. We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us at Rutherford Hotel Nelson ~A Heritage Hotel. I will ensure to share your encouraging feedback to the team and we very much are looking forward to welcoming you back. Best regards The team at Rutherford Hotel Nelson ~ A Heritage Hotel "Experience the best of N.E.L.S.O.N."
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Ariadne wrote a review Oct 2019
Bideford, United Kingdom22 contributions1 helpful vote
This is a lovely hotel - well appointed and very comfortable. It fulfils my criteria for top rating - bathrobes, valet parking etc. Attentive but not intrusive staff too, who are quick to anticipate one’s needs. Thank you Jass and Kayla! It was quiet - the holiday season has yet to kick in though. Very much enjoyed our stay.
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Date of stay: October 2019
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Response from AlexanderSiebentritt, General Manager at Rutherford Hotel Nelson
Responded 20 Oct 2019
Dear Ariadnejj, thank you very much for choosing to stay with us at Rutherford Hotel Nelson ~A Heritage Hotel. We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us and I will ensure to pass on your encouraging feedback to our team and Jass & Kayla in particular. Once again, thank you very much for your review and we look forward to welcoming you soon again. Best regards The team at Rutherford Hotel Nelson ~A Heritage Hotel "Experience the best of N.E.L.S.O.N."
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D P wrote a review Oct 2019
Wellington, New Zealand6,225 contributions548 helpful votes
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Nice quiet hotel within walking distance to the the main shopping area in Nelson. It’s a little old fashioned but very clean with friendly staff and a good restaurant and cafe there to eat at too. Only thing I would comment on was the breakfast which if you are a cooked breakfast lover is great but for someone who likes a nice quality bowl of muesli with fresh fruits then $25 is a steep price for a lot of tinned fruit and packet cereal- so failed badly for me on that side. Otherwise nice place to stay with lots of cafes to eat breakfast at, at half the price within a few minutes walk.
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Date of stay: October 2019
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Response from AlexanderSiebentritt, General Manager at Rutherford Hotel Nelson
Responded 10 Oct 2019
Dear 854DP, thank you very much for choosing to stay with us at Rutherford Hotel Nelson ~ A Heritage Hotel and for taking the time to leave us your review. I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us and I will ensure to pass on your comments around our friendly staff and cleanliness of facilities to our team. I am sorry to hear that our breakfast offering has not quite met your expectations and I will discuss this with our culinary team. However on the note of breakfast options, perhaps you would like to try our express breakfast which consists of muesli, bread and pastries, fresh fruits and yogurt from the buffet for only $13. Once again, thank you for your feedback and we hope to welcome you again soon in our hotel and region. Best regards The team at Rutherford Hotel Nelson ~ A Heritage Hotel "Experience the best of N.E.L.S.O.N."
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Nev J wrote a review Oct 2019
4 contributions1 helpful vote
Clean & tidy rooms,very comfy beds, close to restaurants, bars and a huge range of art & craft shops etc close by in the city, got stuck in a lift for 2 hours and missed dinner one night, the hotel duty manager very apologetic
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Date of stay: October 2019
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Response from AlexanderSiebentritt, General Manager at Rutherford Hotel Nelson
Responded 9 Oct 2019
Dear NecJ7, thank you very much for choosing to stay with us at Rutherford Hotel Nelson ~A Heritage Hotel. We are very happy to hear that you generally enjoyed your stay with us on your recent visit to our extraordinary region. Equally I am very sorry to have learned about your situation with one of our lifts. After speaking with our lift service company this was an isolated incident that has now been fixed. While we cannot undo what has happened, we still hope that this unfortunate experience will not deter you from visiting us again. Once again, thank you for leaving your review and we look forward to welcoming you again soon. Best wishes The team at Rutherford Hotel Nelson ~A Heritage Hotel "Experience the best of N.E.L.S.O.N."
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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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