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The Sails Nelson

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7 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010 New Zealand
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#2 of 42 hotels in Nelson
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2020 Travelers' Choice Best of the Best
Nelson's newest luxury motel is unparalleled in quality and price. Qual mark rated 5 stars. The Sails provides 3 different size suites: 4 Elegant One Bedroom Apartments, 4 Sumptuous Executive Suites, 6 Luxury Studios and 2 Luxury ground floor Access Enabled Suites, Individual Car Parks. Our suites enjoy floor to ceiling windows opening onto your own intimate balcony or courtyard, fully equipped stainless steel kitchens, 42in LCD Televisions, Mini Bar, and Guest Laundry. Complimentary 50+ Sky, Wi Fi, Blue Ray, Ipod Docking.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast available
Bicycle rental
Bicycles available
Babysitting
Children's television networks
Taxi service
Street parking
Wifi
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Snack bar
Massage
Baggage storage
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Express check-in / check-out
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Self-serve laundry
Ironing service
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Soundproof rooms
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Desk
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Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Private balcony
Safe
Seating area
Separate dining area
Telephone
Iron
Wake-up service / alarm clock
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Microwave
Minibar
Refrigerator
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Complimentary toiletries
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Gail T wrote a review 13 Apr
Northcote, New Zealand46 contributions12 helpful votes
This hotel is is lovely, clean and spacious with very tasteful decor. The bedding was of a high standard which made for a good nights sleep. The location was quiet and in walking distance to town. I would definitely recommend a stay here.
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Responded 4 days ago
It was a pleasure to receive your review about your stay with us here at The Sails. We are delighted that you had a wonderful stay and where impressed. Thank you again for taking the time to write such a great review for us and hope you revisit again soon Kind regards Mark and Cecilia
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rosiekeys wrote a review 4 Apr
Auckland Central, New Zealand113 contributions57 helpful votes
We have stayed over Easter ... and before and after the heaphy track ... kindly our luggage was stored in between the standard is more like a hotel than motel .. clean modern ... amazing kitchenette, shower, bathroom, bed linen etc .. Loved our stay... cannot wait to return !
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Hi Rose, thank you for such a great review, and the kind words. We are glad you had a great time in Nelson and hope to be of service to you in the future. Kind Regards, Mark and Cecilia
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Helen Presland wrote a review 3 Apr
Masterton, New Zealand12 contributions
Hosts were so helpful!!!!!! Units are big and modern. Everything you need is there. Great parking. Clean. Centrally located. Close to restaurants. We stayed before and after an Abel Tasman walking trip and it was beyond great. Hosts stored gear for us and helped with washing on return - way beyond expectations!
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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It was a pleasure to receive your review about your stay with us here at The Sails. We are delighted that you had a wonderful stay and enjoyed. Thank you again for taking the time to write such a great review for us and hope you revisit again soon Kind regards Mark and Cecilia
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Kay M wrote a review 3 Apr
Devonport, New Zealand246 contributions92 helpful votes
We are very fussy when we stay away as we want our accommodation clean with space and comfort. Cleanliness was excellent with plenty of towels, heated towel rail and lrg walk in shower. Some bathrooms have spa baths if you prefer that. We had a 1 bedroom unit with kitchenette & dining table and HUGE TV with free netflix and wifi. Large wardrobe and the decore was modern with dble glazing. There is plenty of parking. The Sails was everything it showed on line and the hosts Mark & Celia were so friendly and accommodating to all our whims. The Sails was walking distance to town and the Maitai walk way and several restaurants. The breakfast menu for your room has a a good choice and very reasonable prices If you like seafood go to Styx. 3 min drive away. The only thing I was dissappointed with was the laundry. I thought the charge was too high for a dry & wash $4 each machine plus $2 for soap powder. I did hand washing instead
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Date of stay: March 2021
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Room Tip: Rooms upstairs have a view and more light. Down stairs a bit dark and close to road
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Hi Kay & Alan, it was a pleasure to have stay at the Sails. Glad you enjoyed our accommodation and Nelson city with so much to see and do. Hope to host you again take care Mark & Cecilia
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Diana wrote a review Mar 2021
Tauranga, New Zealand1 contribution
Stayed here for 2 nights and and absolutely loved it :) Great room and amazing service. Very close to the town centre. We stayed in the studio with the spa bath Would definitely come again and highly recommend
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Thank you for such a great review, and the kind words. We are glad you had a great time in Nelson and hope to be of service to you in the future. Kind Regards, Mark and Cecilia
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PRICE RANGE
US$90 - US$146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandNelson-Tasman RegionNelson
NUMBER OF ROOMS
15
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Sails Nelson
Which popular attractions are close to The Sails Nelson?
Nearby attractions include Queen's Gardens (0.7 km), Centre of New Zealand (1.0 km), and Nelson Saturday Market (0.8 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Sails Nelson?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and laundry service.
Which room amenities are available at The Sails Nelson?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a minibar, and air conditioning.
What food & drink options are available at The Sails Nelson?
Guests can enjoy breakfast, complimentary tea, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at The Sails Nelson?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Sails Nelson?
Conveniently located restaurants include Paasha, Harry's Hawker House & Bar, and Hopgoods.
Is The Sails Nelson located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.8 km away from the centre of Nelson.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Sails Nelson?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Is The Sails Nelson accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.