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The Honest Lawyer Hotel

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Our unique establishment is an 'Olde Worlde' English Country Pub & Hotel situated on Nelson's Monaco Peninsula. Come and join us, relax, put your feet up and enjoy the true Honest Lawyer experience. Quench your thirst with a drink by the bar, or relish a hearty meal in our Restaurant and choose from an extensive range of wines and beers. You could choose to stay longer in our distinctive Hotel accommodation, decorated in English Country style. We also cater for Weddings, Conferences & Functions offering professional, efficient and friendly service.
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Restaurant
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
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Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Harbour View
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Full view
Getting there
Nelson Airport1 km
Blenheim Airport59 km
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Reviewed September 21, 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our 4 night stay. The staff were helpful and friendly, our room was clean, tidy and spacious with really comfortable beds. The restaurant was great with a good selection of tasty reasonably priced food which was delivered promptly. A complimentary breakfast with...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Jill_445
Response from HonestLawyerNelson, Guest Relations Manager at The Honest Lawyer HotelResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jill_445, we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay with us and we hope to welcome you back again in the future. Many thanks, Nicole, Guest Relations

Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

First time to the Honest Lawyer. Was an Ok experience. The room was large the shower excellent. No room fridge. No milk. Heating was off. Checkout had nobody around. Left the keys and left. Not probably worth a second visitMore

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank alanmcgrathnz
Response from HonestLawyerNelson, Guest Relations Manager at The Honest Lawyer HotelResponded 1 week ago

Hi Alan M, thank you for your constructive feedback and we are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us. Our heating is radiator heating and is on a timer, but there should have also been a portable heater in your...More

Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

We stayed at the Honest Lawyer while on holiday in Nelson. We found the service outstanding and had some great meals in their boutique themed restraurant. We are use to great service and standards living in the Gold Coast, Australia where there is allot of...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Alaister M
Response from HonestLawyerNelson, Guest Relations Manager at The Honest Lawyer HotelResponded 1 week ago

Hi Alaister M, we are delighted that you had such a great stay with us and I have passed on your wonderful comments to the team, especially Aneta. Many thanks, Nicole, Guest Relations

Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Nice place to stay. Right on the waters edge. Reception and check out staff very efficient and friendly. We were upgraded free of charge. Pub meal on premises very good and reasonably priced. Bar staff not so friendly. Just a bit cool, We thought.

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank O8420WFbrianm
Response from HonestLawyerNelson, Guest Relations Manager at The Honest Lawyer HotelResponded 1 week ago

Hi Brian M, we are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to welcome you back again in the future. Many thanks, Nicole, Guest Relations

Reviewed August 25, 2018

Only one vegetarian dish which was ok but I wouldn’t order it again. The idea of of salad isn’t ‘ chuck some bagged greens on the plate” , no dressing. vegetarians do have a palate. I did ask if I could have fries instead of...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank nyanne79
Response from HonestLawyerNelson, Guest Relations Manager at The Honest Lawyer HotelResponded 1 week ago

Hi nayanne79, I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your dining experience with us and please accept our apologies. We have since launched a new menu with a great variety of vegetarian options and our General Manager has been working closely with...More

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"Don’t eat in the restaurant"
nyanne79
Aug. 25, 2018
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"Cannot comment. We were happy with our room which was upstairs and over the bar but it was quiet and very..."
Len0reH
Aug. 3, 2018
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"Rooms not looking over the beer garden could be quieter."
countinghouse
Mar. 30, 2018
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"Cottages outside - not nowhere has aircon!! Just fans - quirky or what!"
stugross
Jan. 21, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$80 - US$134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandNelson-Tasman RegionNelson
NUMBER OF ROOMS
13
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