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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Clean well presented 2 bedroom 2 bathroom apartment across the road from beach. Both bedrooms are internal because of building layout but perfectly pleasant and comfortable. Good onsite parking. Kitchen very well equipped and has washer and drier. Would happily stay here again.

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Thank Rosa F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Couldn't fault this place! It's worth paying that little bit more for an ocean view. Be prepared for noisy road traffic while on the deck, but the beautiful view tahutanui beach makes up for it. The bedroom was off the road so it wasn't noisy when sleeping. The apartment had everything we needed. Underneath the apartment block was a brew...

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Thank JamieLouise1
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently spent a weekend in Nelson in a 2 bedroomed beachfront apartment at The Sands. The apartment was clean modern and had everything you need. There with a big balcony that had stunning views of the beach. While we were above traffic lights the noise was minimal and with the bi fold doors shut at night it was very...

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Thank Judyliddy59
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Recently on my first trip to the South Island of NZ, I visited for the first time Nelson. What a beautiful region to visit. Flying in from Auckland Domestic to Nelson, its a lil big town if you get my drift. Everything on the South Island is different from the North Island which is evident from the sky. The Nelson...

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Thank sergeantloau
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Very average apartment with tired looking furniture, couch, coffee table, dining table and chairs all need replacing. Bed comfortable, pillows need to be tossed. Kitchen lacking some necessities, such as containers. Unable to open bedroom window and noisy at times from carpark where the entry is. Fumes came into our room from the carpark. Manager not in attendance from 9-5pm...

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Thank Suzie L
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 February 2017

The apartment we had at this hotel is anything but "luxury". First shock was the layout of the two bedroom apartment, with both bedrooms having tiny windows facing into the underground carpark! Main bathroom has its window right into the living room next to the kitchen and the dining area. Quite surprising that building code allows this, I have never...

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2Thank Sabina A
Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 January 2017

The new owner Phil, has turned it around and it is a brilliant place to visit with friends for a drink and snackette. Happy Hour makes getting there between 4.00pm and 6.00pm well worth the effort. The staff are very "user" friendly😉

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new zealand
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Had an 8 night stay @ Sands Apartment , this apartment was privately let , not by body corp.Location on top floor was superb ! But the standard of linen was well below what you expect 4 $250 per night for a couple.Duvet on bed had holes in it , towels were of very poor quality .We needed to clean...

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Thank coroNewZealand
Mirboo North, Australia
Reviewed 23 July 2016

We booked a sea view room and found that the view was well maybe half a view. The hotel was comfortable enough, clean enough but perhaps not worth the extra we paid. There was nothing wrong with it but it turned out to be a little out the way and maybe we should have chosen a different location or simply...

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Thank Robn360
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 July 2016

My wife and I enjoyed a huge roast here last Sunday. It is a special on Sundays. It had lots of tasty lamb but even more lovely roasted vegetable of all sorts of colour and flavours. It also came with a free desert (Bread and Butter pudding with ice cream) but there was little room for it. Service was efficient...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Sands Nelson

Address: 623 Rocks Road, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: $158 - $270 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Sands Nelson 4.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Definitely Beachfront apartment”
Judyliddy59, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get a room on the main strip so you can look out onto the beach!”
sergeantloau, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Can not make any suggestions here.”
925suziel, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“rooms away from the bar if you like quiet”
Robn360, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Close to downtown”
175peggyp, 5 Feb 2016 | Read review
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