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Bay Crest Motor Lodge
Ranked #3 of 42 Hotels in Nelson
Certificate of Excellence
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12 reviews
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“Pleasantly surprised ”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Our room was very spacious and nice, and perfectly suited us. It was comfortable and modern, and we had a very pleasant one night stay. It is close to many things such as eateries, bars, parks and beaches - and in very close proximity to Nelson Airport, however it is quite far from Nelson town centre. The host of the motel is very friendly. I would easily recommend Bay Crest.

Stayed January 2017, travelled with family
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 bubbles
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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Just the business for Mum, Dad and the two kids. Plenty of space to spread out and a separate room for the kids. The beds were very, very comfortable- the only niggles would be the limited bench space in the kitchen and low head room in the bathroom. Otherwise all good!

Stayed January 2017, travelled with family
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

My spouse and I visited Nelson mid December and were very pleased with our stay at Bay Crest. Upon arrival we were given a very friendly welcome and a useful overview of things to do around Nelson (with some helpful tips). The room was spotless and well maintained. The lodge is well located within Nelson but at the same time on a quiet road which means a peaceful nights rest.

What makes this motor lodge stand out from others is the excellent service provided. All staff are friendly and helpful and they go out of their way to assist guests where requested. I would highly recommend the Bay Crest Lodge as a base for anyone staying in Nelson.

Stayed December 2016, travelled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

This place suited us perfectly while away for a month in NZ. The owner and host is so lovely and helpful. The rooms are spacious, simple, yet comprising of anything you would need.

There is a fridge, crockery and a stove and microwave for cooking in, although we were lazy and ate out!

Really central location and perfect base for when traveling around Nelson and Abel Tasman.

Stayed December 2016, travelled as a couple
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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Service is everything here. The owners go out of their way to make you feel welcome, at home and your custom valued. I stayed for two nights and look forward to a return visit.
I loved the spacious unit that was well equipped, light and spotlessly clean. No detail had been overlooked. There was a range of toiletries, plunger coffee and real milk (thank you!), biscuits and guides to Nelson and region - to list just a few of the extras.
I arrived late on my first day and was carless, tired and not keen to dine out; the manager very kindly offered to organise a meal to be sent to me from a local restaurant. It was delivered to my room all plated up and with a smile! These people definitely go the extra mile for their guests!
When I came to leave, a staff member offered me a lift to the airport as said they were travelling that way - how thoughtful.
Thanks for a very pleasant, comfortable and memorable stay.
Top marks for service!

Stayed December 2016, travelled solo
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Property: Bay Crest Motor Lodge
Address: 87 Golf Road | Tahunanui, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
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Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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Ranked #3 of 42 Hotels in Nelson
Price range (per night): $130 - $206
Hotel Class:4 star — Bay Crest Motor Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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