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The Sails Nelson

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Oxted, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Sails gives you luxury accommodation right on the edge of Nelson. Modern, clean and very well supplied with most things you will need. The spa bath was definitely worth a little extra and the lovely products made in NZ were just the touch. Sky TV is available in your room and breakfast can be ordered if required but Nelson...

Thank Alice F
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is a fantastic place to stay; clean, modern, comfortable, well-equipped & close enough to the centre of Nelson to walk to some fantastic restaurants & shops but far enough out to be quiet & secluded. The bed was really comfortable, the toiletries were great, linen was clean, white & crisp, the kitchen was well-stocked & our room was serviced...

Thank Pete B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived post 5 days of tramping in desperate need of a little luxury and this place delivered. Super helpful hosts welcomed us into our executive spa suite where we could unwind. All life's little luxuries were catered for, super comfortable bed, heated towel rails, Sky tv in a modern and new suite. Would highly recommend!!

Thank Travellingraggs
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice place to stay in/around Nelson. I searched many accommodations in the area and decided to go with the Sails based on part reviews. It was exactly as described and even better. Looks like new. Great location. Friendly staff. Beautiful and clean room. Simply excellent motel in a nice town. We highly recommend the Sails Nelson.

Thank 229travel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is new and well kept. Rooms are 5 star quality, bathrooms are even better and toiletries are top quality spa. We stayed for 2 might (couple + child). Host was very helpful with things to do and places to eat. Location was a few mins walk to downtown. Highly recommended.

Thank ManojD75
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The apartments are new. They are well kept and the staff are very friendly. The apartment has everything you could need. There is a shared laundry on the ground floor that you pay to use but the staff are happy to do the laundry for you while you are out for the day. I think I paid $10 for 2...

Thank Jossun
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at The Sails before and after walking the Heaphy track. It's modern, super clean and has a kitchen which is great for self catering. Cecilia and Mark are charming and well organised hosts. A few minutes walk to town, Nelson's lovely riverside walk and a supermarket. Highly recommended.

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

Thank you for highly recommending the Sails, it's great to see our guests walking our national parks they are so beautiful. Regards

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic hotel, relatively new, very clean and convenient location. Easy walk to city. Friendly people and facilities in the room is of good quality! Highly recommended and will stay again. Value for money

Thank Msian_traveller78
Mark S, Owner at The Sails Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you for highly recommending us, the Sails is 4 years young now and still looking sparking, hope to see you again. Regards

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel is a quick walk to town with shops and restaurants. The room was beautiful and had everything you could need, fully equipped kitchen, lovely clean bathroom, bed was very comfortable. Afew little luxuries like robes, herbal loose leaf tea etc were a nice touch. Would highly recommend.

Thank Dolp9
Mark S, Owner at The Sails Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you for a great review, the robes are very popular and a touch luxury when on holiday. Thank you for highly recommending us. Regards

Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Being just off the main highway thought noise from traffic would be a problem but wasn't. Room was immaculate with good provisions if you needed them. Really good wifi and tv! Bathroom large with massive shower. Parking was ok. Enjoyed breakfast on our balcony in the sun. Could be tricky if it rains. Loads of brochures and leaflets in the...

Thank Robert D
Mark S, Manager at The Sails Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you for a great review, the Sails has unlimited fibre broadband and about 100 tv channels, great for rainy days. Regards

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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: $168 - $307 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Sails Nelson 5*
Number of rooms: 15
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“We had upstairs back room and were happy with it”
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 of 5 bubbles ozdrifter, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms have balconys”
 of 5 bubbles gemini1245, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Downstairs room fine. No upstairs noise.”
 of 5 bubbles glennism2014, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I think the top floor is probably best.”
 of 5 bubbles Kurt2120, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“any. Second floor offers a bit more privacy and a balcony instead of being on street level.”
 of 5 bubbles chimayred, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
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