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Chelsea Park Motor Lodge

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214 Rutherford Street, Nelson 7010 New Zealand
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  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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#4 of 42 hotels in Nelson
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Whether you are visiting sunny Nelson for business or pleasure you will find comfort, tranquility and elegance right in the heart of Nelson City at Chelsea Park Motor Lodge. Enjoy Nelson’s beauty from your room while still enjoying a bundle of life’s luxuries that make Chelsea Park a Qualmark, 4 Star destination. Chelsea Park Motor Lodge offers high quality motel accommodation including the homely comforts of each room having access to SKY 50+ Channels with a SKY Guest Select decoder in every room and access to FREE, unlimited fibre WiFi. Our cozy, clean rooms are only a stone’s throw away from some of Nelson’s best attractions. Situated on Rutherford Street, Nelson’s best cafes, bars and restaurants are only a short stroll from Chelsea Park Motor Lodge. Look no further for great comfort and personal, friendly service in the heart of the city. Our 10 rooms mean that we offer friendly and helpful service - Hospitality, the way it should be.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Bicycle rental
Children's television networks
Highchairs available
Baggage storage
Outdoor furniture
Electric vehicle charging station
Complimentary tea
Self-serve laundry
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Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Dining area
Housekeeping
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Sofa bed
Walk-in shower
Private balcony
Seating area
Sofa
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Clothes rack
Iron
Private bathrooms
Kitchenette
Microwave
Refrigerator
Stovetop
Electric kettle
Kitchenware
Flatscreen TV
Whirlpool bathtub
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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Family
Green
Languages Spoken
English, Japanese
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Often_Travelled1 wrote a review Jun 2022
Blenheim, New Zealand19 contributions5 helpful votes
The hospitality was outstanding. Nothing was a problem. We were made to feel welcome with a friendly greeting, a chat about where to eat and what to do and our mountain bike carefully stored. The room was clean and well equipped with everything you would need. Decor maybe a little tired but this did not detract from the lovely experience and outstanding hospitality of Dean and Tomoko.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: There is parking for each unit but quite tight if you have a large vehicle.
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Graeme C wrote a review Jun 2022
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Great, clean and comfortable room. Our hosts were exceptional. It was an emergency accomodation request (our flight was cancelled) and we were amazed at the lengths they went to, including offering to pick us up from the airport and taking us back the next day. It was very much appreciated.
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Date of stay: June 2022
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TwoLads W wrote a review Jun 2022
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Hands down, the best place to stay in Nelson We travel a lot for work and these guys NEVER FAIL to provide the best service. Always a warm and welcome environment. Very comfortable beds, great showers and they allow your furry companion. Dean may even have a cheeky beer in the fridge for ya!!!
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled on business
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Matt L wrote a review Jun 2022
Melbourne2 contributions1 helpful vote
A really neat and well kept property, with a wonderful team! They went out of their way to make sure our stay was enjoyable. Would definitely stay again when we’re next in Nelson, and highly recommend if you need somewhere good to stay.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Whitebait2NZ wrote a review Jun 2022
Christchurch, New Zealand68 contributions37 helpful votes
Great value for money, staying in a one bedroom unit, very comfortable bed. Great location, walking distance into central city. Very clean and tidy and owners very helpful. Would definitely stay again.
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Date of stay: June 2022
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Carolyn M wrote a review Jun 2022
Christchurch, New Zealand56 contributions52 helpful votes
Location is so good. We could walk into the CBD, and if driving easy access to other parts of Nelson. Kitchen was well supplied with everything you might need. It was immaculately clean and we enjoyed our stay there. Host was excellent. Very friendly and helpful. Would stay there again.
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Date of stay: June 2022
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Response from Chelsea Park Motor Lodge, Owner at Chelsea Park Motor Lodge
Responded 3 weeks ago
Kia ora Carolyn. Great to see you enjoyed our hospitality and vicinity to town and attractions. Thank you for your equally excellent review. The housekeepers will be delighted that you made mention of their skill and sharp eyes. Carolyn you are most welcome back anytime. Thank you again, you were both a pleasure to host.
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Joanne P wrote a review May 2022
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The room was clean and smelt nice. Everything provided that you needed. Spa bath highly recommended. The room was warm and the milk provided for tea with recycled tops its great idea. Even provided ice for our pre dinner drinks!
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Daniel H wrote a review May 2022
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The manager of Chelsea Park Motor Lodge offered great support with kindness and understanding. The location of the Lodge is close to the city center. It is very convenient to go to tourist attractions, buy things or even refuel the car.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Response from Chelsea Park Motor Lodge, Owner at Chelsea Park Motor Lodge
Responded 8 May 2022
Kia ora Daniel, thank you for your extra kind review. It was a pleasure to host you under the circumstances. Yes, Chelsea Park is nice and close to town and things to do and see. We do have bicycles that are free for our guests too! Petrol station is up the road, but our charging stations onsite are free for our guests to use. We hope you get the opportunity to return one day. Tomoko, Mia and Dean.
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Dennis E wrote a review May 2022
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I booked Chelsea as it is pet friendly and I had my Samoyed with me. I am so glad I chose this lodge is the cleanest, friendliest, most comfortable I have ever stayed at. The unit was absolutely spotless and spacious, The bed was just great. My dog was welcomed and had plenty of room to run I will certainly stay in the future
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Response from Chelsea Park Motor Lodge, Owner at Chelsea Park Motor Lodge
Responded 8 May 2022
Kia ora Dennis, Thanks for your very kind review. It was a pleasure to be able to look after yourself and host you both! Our wonderful cleaning angels take great pride in their art and they are excellent. We are glad you enjoyed your extra big room, and thanks for understanding. Please come again, Dennis. Tomoko, Mia and Dean.
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Damer F wrote a review Apr 2022
Christchurch, New Zealand3 contributions
Very clean very tidy had sky guest sellect !!!! Kettle clean, bed great with excellent quality sheets and pillows, shower pressure excellent and the water was hot and no pressure alterations, Check in was easy and friendly , helpful manager, No road noise, heating and /or ventilation great. Has a small balcony
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Response from Chelsea Park Motor Lodge, Owner at Chelsea Park Motor Lodge
Responded 2 May 2022
Kia ora NikonD600. Thanks for your excellent review of Chelsea Park. All those things you spoke of, generally are spoken positively about. Shower pressure is excellent, our cleaning fairies are well versed in the craft, we are grateful they return often! Town is very close, maybe eight minutes by foot. We appreciate you staying and hope you will return oneday. Tomoko, Mia and Dean.
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PRICE RANGE
US$83 - US$103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
best western nelson, chelsea park hotel, nelson best western
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandNelson-Tasman RegionNelson
NUMBER OF ROOMS
10
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Frequently Asked Questions about Chelsea Park Motor Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Chelsea Park Motor Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Queen's Gardens (0.8 km), Nelson Saturday Market (0.6 km), and Nelson Provincial Museum (0.6 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Chelsea Park Motor Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and reduced mobility rooms.
Which room amenities are available at Chelsea Park Motor Lodge?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Chelsea Park Motor Lodge?
Guests can enjoy complimentary tea and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Chelsea Park Motor Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Chelsea Park Motor Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Harry's Hawker House & Bar, Paasha, and Hopgoods & Co.
Is Chelsea Park Motor Lodge located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.6 km away from the centre of Nelson.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Chelsea Park Motor Lodge?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Japanese.
Are there any historical sites close to Chelsea Park Motor Lodge?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Nelson Provincial Museum (0.6 km).
Is Chelsea Park Motor Lodge accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.