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27 Nile Street West Trafalgar Square, Nelson 7010 New Zealand
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#16 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 Coffee
Complimentary tea
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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Luxury
Quiet
Languages Spoken
English, French, Chinese, Afrikaans and 4 more
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Rafferty8 wrote a review Mar 2019
Perth, Australia35 contributions36 helpful votes
Nice hotel, generous sized room with all amenities, quiet location, a short stroll to bars and restaurants. Friendly reception staff. Express breakfast in restaurant was great value with good service.
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Date of stay: March 2019
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Sione wrote a review Mar 2019
Wellington, New Zealand4 contributions1 helpful vote
I can't thank you enough for putting in a great effort to make sure that I got my breakfast in the morning despite the opening time was 6am it was delivered at 5am. Not just a cold breakfast but a full cooked breakfast as well. I worked in the hotel Industry for many years and I am so impressed with your service you went extra miles to wow me, hats off to your staff. That is how you make a difference. The staff are so welcoming with excellent communication skills. I am happy that my company chose you as a place for the staff to stay and I recommend you to all my friends and families as a place to stay when visiting Nelson. Excellent location as well. Keep up the good work.
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Date of stay: March 2019
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merryn c wrote a review Mar 2019
Menton, France22 contributions14 helpful votes
In addition to this being great central accommodation , both restaurants serve fantastic food. We had the local fish, which was groper. Grilled, offered with a selection of fresh diverse side dishes. The Japanese restaurant is equally impressive, serving food Tipenyaki style.
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Date of stay: March 2019
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Pankaj K wrote a review Mar 2019
Auckland, New Zealand30 contributions6 helpful votes
excellent location to Nelson city centre, easy access to restaurants, cafes , bars, eateries, city centre. Very comfortable and really big size rooms with excellent bathroom. Parking easily available. Also has a very beautiful foyer and good conference facilities.
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Date of stay: March 2019
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FiT63 wrote a review Mar 2019
Macclesfield, United Kingdom47 contributions11 helpful votes
We stayed for 4 nights in a spacious room on the fifth floor. The room was cleaned daily with quality complimentary toiletries, tea and coffee facilities. Excellent location in the town centre, easy access to local attractions and convenient for visiting Abel Tasman national park. Extremely friendly and helpful desk staff, particularly Kayla.
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Date of stay: March 2019
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Magenta56 wrote a review Mar 2019
Cheshire,England218 contributions101 helpful votes
Rooms could do with a make over and the windows were drafty but still really enjoyed our stay here. The room was clean and had lovely views over the cathedral gardens and the sea in the distance. The staff were very pleasant and efficient. The restaurant was bright with a nice ambience, although we only had breakfast there. Only a short walk to the main restaurant areas. Valet parking.
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Date of stay: February 2019
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CEK0001 wrote a review Mar 2019
Auckland Central, New Zealand48 contributions11 helpful votes
Excellent service from check in to check out. Staff were helpful, friendly and attentive. Rooms were spacious, bed was comfortable (one double and a single provided) and although there was a slightly old fashioned bathroom, this didn't diminish from my stay. Breakfast service was good, with a coffee order made and brought quickly to my table. Overall a memorable stay in a well positioned hotel that was a short walk from central Nelson's shops and restaurants.
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Date of stay: March 2019
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TC0452 wrote a review Mar 2019
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Stayed one night on business and very impressed with service, room quality and especially the on-site Miyazu Resturant. One of the best Japanese style eateries I have been to. Weather was great although Nelson region is in a very dry spell and green areas are under stress and not looking as they should. Great staff.
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Date of stay: March 2019
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Talaleu wrote a review Mar 2019
Lower Hutt, New Zealand347 contributions36 helpful votes
Nice room, good room service, however a bit of an effort when leaving the empty tray outside the door. The door does not stay open, so I ended up using my foot as a wedge while trying not to drop the tray. Lightbulb moment on the second morning of my stay. Before opening the door, I placed the empty tray on the floor, then opened the door and slid the tray out with my foot. Two thumbs up for free WiFi and Netflix.
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Date of stay: February 2019
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Alan B wrote a review Feb 2019
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom228 contributions123 helpful votes
Everything AOK with this hotel : convenient, clean, welcoming, well appointed, good parking ( freely available on street when we were there). Breakfast was good as was the one evening meal we ate there. We had a spacious, corner, family bedroom on the top floor with good views over Nelson. No noise problems.
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Date of stay: October 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$118 - US$127 (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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