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Palazzo Motor Lodge

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 May 2011

Hubby and I went on 1st trip to Nelson arrived and Kiara was very friendly and helpful. Room was lovely and warm he had put aircon on for us. Most comfy bed I've slept in for years! Room was fab with little extras like filter tap for water, great quality china and linen etc. Nice big bathroom. After a hard...

Thank Janice090
Reviewed 30 May 2011

We arrived in Nelson late afternoon but we hadn't booked accommodation ..so called in at the Govt.Tourist Centre (like we did in most places where we decided to stop over) as they offer outstanding service and information. They recommended Palazzo as it had a special on and they made a booking for us over the phone . We were greeted...

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 20 May 2011

Bob and Kiara were great hosts. Kiara was able to guide us to the best way to get to Abel Tasman, and helped with all the arrangements, She told us wher the best restaurants were. We did not have a car and were able to walk whereever we wanted to go, so the location was great. The room was spacious...

1Thank zapinc
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 16 May 2011

As part of a two week trek around New Zealand, we booked this hotel based on the number of positive reviews--the room was nice with a jacuzzi included. However, it was a bit pricey at NZ$225 for one night, and all we really needed was a place to stay overnight after arriving late in the afternoon from Abel Tasman National...

Thank TedW67
Northumberland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 May 2011

The Palazzo Motor Lodge was outstanding. It had been refurbished by the present owners with the highest quality and style. The accommodation had everything you could wish for even a mini dishwasher! Although it was on a main road (and we're very noise sensitive) once in the room we were unaware of the road. We stayed in Nelson for 3...

Thank Riever
Reviewed 27 April 2011

Our family decided on a trip to Nelson as we had never been before. I surfed the Net and found Palazzo - what a find!! On arriving we were greated with a lovely warm welcome and as it was Easter our meals were booked around Nelson for the time staying. We were given ideas of what to do and we...

Thank KarenSorby
Ilkley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 April 2011

Firstly I would like to apologise to Kiara and Bob as it has actually been a year since our stay and I have only just gotten round to writing the review but our wonderful stay here is never far from our thoughts. The Palazzo is the perfect base for a stay in Nelson it is a short, scenic walk from...

Thank jonigesan
Olympia, Washington
Reviewed 2 April 2011

Beautiful new building with Luxury accomodations and private parking, in center of downtown Nelson, but very quiet. Hosts display a passion for their business and are extremely helpful in every way.

1Thank cncwolfe
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 29 March 2011

Recommended by the local i-site, we received a sincerely warm and very informative welcome from Kiara when we arrived at Palazzo Motor Lodge a few minutes later. Our "room" had everything you could possibly imagine you'd need for an overnight self catering stay from whisk and spatula in the kitchen drawer, wine glasses, bone china mugs, cups, plates etc (in...

Thank Cplans
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 23 March 2011

I stayed two nights at the Palazzo and Kiera and Bob really helped make our stay more enjoyable! If it wasn't for Kiara's assistance in helping us determine where to go and what to see, our trip to Nelson would not have been as enjoyable. She helped with restaurant recommendations and reservations, helped explain Abel Tasman options, provided directions and...

Thank jb924

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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Palazzo Motor Lodge offers 16 stylish apartments, each an individual expression of luxury living. Our central Nelson location is ideal for Company Representatives, Business Travelers and we are close to Conference facilities. You can choose from studios, one bedroom apartments and executive apartments. Celebrating a wedding, anniversary or just feel like spoiling yourself? Then come and experience our 'Presidential' or 'Ambassador' suites. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Palazzo Motor Lodge

Address: 159 Rutherford Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: $142 - $207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Palazzo Motor Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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Also Known As:
Palazzo Motor Hotel Nelson
Palazzo Hotel Nelson
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Nelson
#2 Romantic Hotel in Nelson
#2 Business Hotel in Nelson
#7 Luxury Hotel in Nelson
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“Two Bedroom Suite is at the back of the lodge and off of the street - very quiet”
HolladayTraveler, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We were on 1st floor.”
18WendyS, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Presidential suites are top quality spoil yourself and pay the extra.”
sukcir, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
“upstairs room the only way to go unless you check that the room you are getting is not going to be affected by noisy drainage.”
mariahU9264UM, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms on par - possibly those at rear my be quieter.”
morswazza, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
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