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Abelia Motor Lodge

121 Tahunanui Drive, Nelson 7011 New Zealand
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#14 of 23 motels in Nelson
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We are a high quality well appointed motel. Short walk to beach, shops and restaurants. 1 Hour to Abel Tasman National Park. Units are very sunny with panoramic view. Large open pleasant complex. Studios, interconnected studio units, 1 or 2-bedroom units are all self-contained with kitchen, shower and Sky TV. Spa bath unit, continental breakfast. Ample parking.BBQ deck. Owner managers make sure you have a comfortable home away from home.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool / beach towels
Breakfast in the room
Golf course
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Parking
Wifi
Non-smoking hotel
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Self-serve laundry
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Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
4.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Family
Languages Spoken
English, Chinese, Japanese
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cari4_10 wrote a review Feb 2021
Christchurch, New Zealand22 contributions4 helpful votes
We have recently enjoyed a two week stay here. Even with a change of ownership since our last visit a couple of years ago it was still the excellent place we remembered. We use an accessible unit each time and these are by far the best purpose built units we have stayed in through our many visits to Nelson over the years. It is our 'go to place' when we stay in Nelson now and we have had at least 5 long stay visits here. The new owners were very helpful and friendly and no doubt we will be returning in the future.
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Date of stay: February 2021
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JoonasHM wrote a review Jan 2020
Helsinki, Finland83 contributions16 helpful votes
We stayed here for two nights in mid-December. The room was comfy, and the heavy curtains kept the noise of the main road from reaching the room. The owners were friendly and welcoming. There is not much to do nearby, but with a car you can get quickly to places from here. A great place for a short stop around the Nelson area.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Debsy005 wrote a review Feb 2019
34 contributions3 helpful votes
We stayed in a deluxe room with a large spa. The bathroom was quite big and the room was very large. Everything you needed was there. Lovely glassware...and large fridge. We slept with our windows open and the traffic noise didn't bother us. If the windows were closed it would be silent. we were very happy with the location. The owners were very welcoming and lovely to talk to. The king bed was very comfortable and we had great sleeps. The room was immaculate and exceptionally tidy and clean. We will be back and will highly recommend.
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Date of stay: February 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from AbeliaMotorLodge, Owner at Abelia Motor Lodge
Responded 24 Feb 2019
Thank you very much for this positive review. We are glad that we had made your stay a pleasant experience. It would be nice to see again in the near future.
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Dave S wrote a review May 2018
Big Sky, Montana38 contributions10 helpful votes
This hotel is well run and a good value. Our room was very clean and well maintained, even though the neighborhood is a little run down. There are several decent restaurants within walking distance. A good value.
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Date of stay: November 2017Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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RobertSR69 wrote a review Dec 2017
8 contributions1 helpful vote
Ok place to stay close to the airport, but quite a lot of noise from the traffic on the main road. Rooms are nice and clean. We had an appartment with 2 bedrooms, and it was nice and spacious. Good beds.
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Date of stay: December 2017Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from AbeliaMotorLodge, Owner at Abelia Motor Lodge
Responded 30 Dec 2017
Thank you for your review. We are happy that you liked our room. Our window glass are special type and our curtains are heavy with 3 layers. All these are to minimize the traffic noise. I am sorry you still find the noise control was still not up to your like. It was very nice to meet you.
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theguy2ns wrote a review Nov 2017
Blenheim, New Zealand4 contributions
The rooms were spotlessly clean. The hosts were very welcoming and helpful. The rooms were very comfortable, with plenty of room for all. We had a quiet restful sleep. Really close to plenty of food outlets with a handy 24 dairy across the road.
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Date of stay: November 2017
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Response from AbeliaMotorLodge, Owner at Abelia Motor Lodge
Responded 20 Nov 2017
Thank you very much for the positive review. We are very pleased that you had a good stay with us. All the best for you.
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Cherie P wrote a review Sept 2017
Perth, Australia44 contributions8 helpful votes
Went to check in and was greeted with a warm welcome. Room very clean with all amenities. So pleased to have a shower that does not have a shower curtain. Very comfortable bed. Décor is a little dated. Environmentally friendly, quiet location. Definitely recommend.
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Date of stay: September 2017
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from AbeliaMotorLodge, Owner at Abelia Motor Lodge
Responded 22 Sept 2017
Thank you for your positive review. We had mounted the TV onto the wall after you left us. It certainly changed the look and the space of the room. Hopefully, you will like our room even more next time.
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Waverley G wrote a review Sept 2017
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Amazing, friendly and exceptionally accommodating owners. Our room was spotlessly clean and beds super comfortable. Handy location to town, airport and beach. Definitely recommend staying here when you're in Nelson!
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Date of stay: September 2017
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Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from AbeliaMotorLodge, Owner at Abelia Motor Lodge
Responded 18 Sept 2017
Thank you so much for this positive review. We were very happy to accommodate you. Wish all the best and looking forward to seeing you again in the near future.
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Lukas E wrote a review Sept 2017
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Great location, very close to town, beach and airport. Staff was helpful and friendly, and our rooms were super tidy. Definitely recommend taking a walk around the area, lots of walkways and parks around.
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Date of stay: September 2017Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from AbeliaMotorLodge, Owner at Abelia Motor Lodge
Responded 17 Sept 2017
Thanks for the positive review. We are pleased that you had a good time with us. We wish you the best and see you again soon.
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makinnz12 wrote a review Apr 2017
Dunedin, New Zealand6 contributions1 helpful vote
Best place to go if you are travelling without knowing where you will be at any one moment. Only local accomodation that answered after hours and actually advertised their vacancy accurately. Very helpful and friendly. Rooms clean, comfortable and well equiped.
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Date of stay: April 2017
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Response from AbeliaMotorLodge, Owner at Abelia Motor Lodge
Responded 19 Apr 2017
Thank you for your positive review. It is always our pleasure to be able to help. All the best for you.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Abelia Motor Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Abelia Motor Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Pro Karts (0.9 km), Tahunanui Beach (0.9 km), and Natureland Zoo (0.9 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Abelia Motor Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and kids activities.
What food & drink options are available at Abelia Motor Lodge?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Abelia Motor Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Abelia Motor Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Sands Fish and Chip Shop, Smugglers Pub and Cafe, and Sprig & Fern Tahuna.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Abelia Motor Lodge?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Chinese, and Japanese.
Are there any historical sites close to Abelia Motor Lodge?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Nelson Provincial Museum (3.4 km).
Is Abelia Motor Lodge accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.