We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Trailways Hotel Nelson

Traveller (99)
Room & Suite (54)
Hotel website
E-mail hotel
66 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
4.5 Star accommodation
Additional information
Hotel website
Offers from Trailways Hotel Nelson
Offers & Announcements: BOOK DIRECT FOR BEST DEAL
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null}
4 Nov5 Nov
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 8 partner sites to see rooms from US$104.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Nelson hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["META_ABSOLUTE_PRICING","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","SHOW_DISCLAIMER_ASTERISK","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "7447708e1f12495988f154e115a78545", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":277704,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[43487885],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":4,"month":11,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":5,"month":11,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":104,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"7447708e1f12495988f154e115a78545","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":104,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":104,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"Trailways Hotel Nelson","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6Ijc0NDc3MDhlMWYxMjQ5NTk4OGYxNTRlMTE1YTc4NTQ1IiwiQUlLIjoiZGUzMWEwN2YxOWEzNDc5ZmJkZDdhN2RkY2JlMWNjMWQifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "04/11/2018", "checkOut": "05/11/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$104", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"43487885":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","dust":{},"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"js":{},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","moduleList":[]},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (591)
Filter reviews
558 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews river view riverside room great location tides restaurant spa bath underfloor heating in the bathroom comfortable hotel hotel restaurant first floor reception staff guest laundry nice room central location free wifi town centre new zealand easy walk
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 558 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago

First, the issues we faced. Our Mezzanine River Suite was a rather small sized room with a minuscule upper bedroom where I lost count of the number of times my head hit the low ceiling. Second, the hotel runs its laundry machinery fro 9 am...More

Thank KSR153
Response from Trailways, Front Office Manager at Trailways Hotel NelsonResponded 2 days ago

Hello KSR153, Firstly, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are very pleased you enjoyed your time with us at Trailways Hotel, enjoying our wonderful views, our popular restaurant and gleaming service. We are very happy you chose to stay...More

Hotel's Favourite
Reviewed 2 August 2018

I spent three nights at Trailways while travelling for work. The hotel is very central to Nelson CBD so it was an easy walk to everywhere I needed to go. The room was modern with an amazingly comfortable bed (I slept well all three nights),...More

Response from Trailways, Front Office Manager at Trailways Hotel NelsonResponded 12 August 2018

Hello BMWLG, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review. We always appreciate guest feedback and we are very pleased you found your time with us very satisfactory. We would love to see you again soon. Kind regards The team...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Only stayed one night on business but was very good. Great service- room comfortable and well equipped. Wifi worked well. The room backs on to a tidal river- so nice view- quiet. checkin and checkout were efficient and friendly.

Thank kibbutznik_9
Response from Trailways, Front Office Manager at Trailways Hotel NelsonResponded 2 days ago

Hello kibbutznik_9, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are very pleased you enjoyed your time with us and we appreciate your lovely comments. Kind regards

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really wonderful food, all kudos to the chef. If nothing else go for the food, you will not be disappointed. Great for groups or solo. The service us really excellent . The lady on reception was particularly friendly and helpful :)

Thank Rose22Nelson
Response from Trailways, Front Office Manager at Trailways Hotel NelsonResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Rose22Nelson, Thank you for a wonderful review. Kind regards

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here on a sports car rally,cannot fault the service. Excellent staff friendly and helpful,restaurant really good. Buffet Breakfast was “OK”, the coffee machine had broken down. Also good location,would stay here again.

Thank 89tarb
Response from Trailways, Front Office Manager at Trailways Hotel NelsonResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello 89tarb, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are very pleased you enjoyed your time with us and we hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Trailways Hotel Nelson

View more reviews

Welcome to Trailways Hotel, one of Nelson's most stylish and contemporary venues. We are centrally located within a few minutes' walk of Nelson's central shopping precinct, theatres, cultural and sporting attractions, restaurants and cafes, the information centre and close to the scenic waterfront. Stay in the heart of Nelson city and explore the region, famous for its sunshine, wine, seafood, art and craft, Saturday morning open-air market, its five national parks and abundance of outdoor recreation. Trailways Hotel is right on the river and many of its rooms open onto the river side. There are 47 rooms consisting of studios, studio spas, spacious suites and interconnecting rooms. Also overlooking the river is award-winning The Tides Restaurant and Bar. There are three serviced conference rooms for your next business event, wedding or function. For the business traveller, we have up-to-the-minute facilities to make your stay most productive. Our staff are on hand 24 hours to respond to your requirements.

Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel website
E-mail hotel
River View, Great View, Centrally Located
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
US$63 - US$216 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandNelson-Tasman RegionNelson
Traveller (99)
Room & Suite (54)
Dining (13)
Pool & Beach (3)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (3)
Nearby HotelsSee all 42 nearby hotels
Cedar Grove Motor Lodge
222 reviews
.07 km away
Delorenzos Studio Apartments
468 reviews
.10 km away
Kings Gate Motel
70 reviews
.25 km away
Palms Nelson
193 reviews
.28 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 213 nearby restaurants
The Tides Restaurant & Bar
355 reviews
.04 km away
Viva La Vaca
43 reviews
.35 km away
201 reviews
.33 km away
River Kitchen
243 reviews
.12 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 140 nearby attractions
Queen's Gardens
238 reviews
.43 km away
Nelson i-SITE Visitor Information Centre
180 reviews
.15 km away
Nelson Saturday Market
290 reviews
.51 km away
Trail Journeys Nelson
163 reviews
.16 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Trailways Hotel Nelson staff and past guests.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Room Tips
"Ask I am sure they will give you the best room, but they are all good"
2 weeks ago
Read review
"Rooms by the pool are quiet and good in summer..river view rooms are good when the tide is in"
9 Sep 2018
Read review
"Room 85 has a slightly claustrophobic mezzanine where the bed is."
20 Aug 2018
Read review
"upstairs river side is best"
30 Jul 2018
Read review
Show More 
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing