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The Sails Nelson

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our large group of 10 was only here for one night, but we all agreed that this place was outstanding. We are a well traveled group and still found this to be superb accommodation. Beautiful beds (like sleeping on a cloud), nicely appointed bathrooms with a luxurious feel. All details were attended to beautifully. We had breakfast ordered and this...

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Mark S, Owner at The Sails Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to let others know about your stay with us at The Sails in Nelson. We are delighted that you found your suite to be so comfortable, we are extremely proud of the motel and the service we provide to all of our guests. Kind regards Mark & Cecilia

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in a one bedroom unit for three nights, spotlessly clean, attractively decorated, two TVs and a small balcony. It was a very appealing place to head home to after a day of hiking. Although this property does not have water views as some places in Nelson must, it was an easy walk to numerous good restaurants.

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Mark S, Owner at The Sails Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to let others know about your stay with us at The Sails in Nelson. We are delighted that you found your suite to be so comfortable and you enjoyed your hiking thank you. Kind regards Mark & Cecilia

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is amazing. The owner (sorry didn't get his name) was great. Plenty of suggestions and recommendations for things to see and do. The room was excellent. Although it is 4 years old I thought we were the first to stay in it. Amazing bed! Great decor, well stocked kitchen. Just perfect in every way. Congratulations to the owners...

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Mark S, Owner at The Sails Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing about your recent stay with us at The Sails in Nelson. We are very proud of the motel and little extra's that we have provided to enhance our guests experience with us. Regards Mark & Cecilia

New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for two nights (Fri & Sat) in April while visiting Nelson. The hotel is a 15 min drive from the airport and easy to find by car with off street parking offered. The owners could not have been more friendly and helpful. The room was modern and comfortable. The nespresso machine was a great touch but it...

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Mark S, Owner at The Sails Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to let others know about your stay with us at The Sails in Nelson. We are delighted that you found your suite to be so comfortable and you had an enjoyable weekend thank you. Kind regards Mark & Cecilia

Taunton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at The Sails for 3 nights, 3rd to 5th March. What an amazing place. I told the owner they had a serious problem; the rooms were so comfortable that we did not want to go out and explore. It is only a short walk into town and all the restaurants. The beds, carpeting, the décor,...

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Mark S, Owner at The Sails Nelson, responded to this review

We love to know that our guests have enjoyed their stay with us.Many thanks for the review. Nelson is such a great little city, and fantastic that you eventually went out and about to see some of it. We have tried to put as much into all of our rooms as possible to make the stay enjoyable. Again many thanks...

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easily within walking distance to the city centre , but not in the midst of traffic, The Sails is an extremely comfortable motel.The one room apartment we had was well appointed ( 2 TV's, Nespresso machine and milk frother!!, generous bathroom toiletries and bathrobes) with a great shower - just what you need after a long day exploring and walking....

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Mark S, Owner at The Sails Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you Ioan for sharing your experience at the Sails. We are delighted you enjoy popping over to Nelson and spending a couple of nights with us. We look forward to having you with us again in the near future. Kind regards Mark & Cecilia

Tustin, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful room. No detail left out. Front desk was amazing and helpful. Helped us find the best Fish and Chip place in town. I would not hesitate to stay here again. Huge spa. Great location. Loved the fluffy robes.

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Mark S, Owner at The Sails Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you Bailey for sharing your experience with others about your stay at the Sails. We have bath robes in all rooms just another little touch of luxury especially in the winter months. Regards Mark & Cecilia

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well laid out apartments, spotlessly clean with friendly helpful hosts. Conveniently situated in the city in Nelson. Quite location in nice urban surroundings close to all amenities. Very enjoyable long weekend stay.

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Mark S, Owner at The Sails Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to let others know about your stay with us at The Sails in Nelson. We are delighted that you found your suite to be so comfortable and you had an enjoyable weekend thank you. Kind regards Mark & Cecilia

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful modern Motel. Lovely, friendly, helpful owners, I stay here every time I come to Nelson. The beds are amazingly comfortable! The rooms are always immaculate and clean. Nice and close to the city centre. Lovely walk into town.

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Mark S, Owner at The Sails Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you Hollie for sharing your experience staying at the Sails, We look forward to you staying with us again in the future. Regards Mark & Cecilia

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This motel is a lovely place to stay at. The hosts are very friendly and helpful. The motel is about three minutes drive from the shopping centre, and just down the end of the street, at the roundabout it takes you onto the motorway to Picton etc. would recommend .

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Hello Jenny, thank you for writing a wonderful review about your stay with us in Nelson at The Sails. We appreciate you taking the time to let others know about your experience. Kind Regards Mark & Cecilia

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nelson's newest luxury motel is unparalleled in quality and price. Qual mark rated 5 stars. The Sails provides 3 different size suites: 4 Elegant One Bedroom Apartments, 4 Sumptuous Executive Suites, 6 Luxury Studios and 2 Luxury ground floor Access Enabled Suites, Individual Car Parks. Our suites enjoy floor to ceiling windows opening onto your own intimate balcony or courtyard, fully equipped stainless steel kitchens, 42in LCD Televisions, Mini Bar, and Guest Laundry. Complimentary 50+ Sky, Wi Fi, Blue Ray, Ipod Docking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Sails Nelson

Address: 7 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: $159 - $231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Sails Nelson 5*
Number of rooms: 15
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“The one room apartments are super comfy!”
ionaa55, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Maybe the upper floors are nicer or quieter.”
BucksCountyWanderer, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Our spa apartment also had a balcony off the bedroom,also, from the lounge. Quite,afternoon sun.”
br0ad0aks, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get an upstairs unit”
Toddy04, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If possible, ask to avoid the corner room. There is some traffic noise here, but not enough to in anyway spoil your stay.”
LucyKate, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
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