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Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

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😉

Thank HelenG72
new zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago 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...

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...

Thank Robn360
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 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...

Thank russellgallagher
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

On our way to the airport we stopped at The Sands for brunch. Staff were welcoming and friendly. A family group of 8 us had food and drinks. Coffees were the best we had during our holiday. Food was delicious and the service we got from Jamie second to none. Most of us had bacon and eggs [$10] plus extras....

Thank David N
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 May 2016

WE stayed here for 9 days was a great base to visit all of the Abel Tasman area. Is a little tired in places but had a great supply of everything required in kitchen to look after yourself.. shops about 7 mins by car for supermarket but is a local dairy across the road if you don't mind the price....

Thank Kidz4u
Greymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Arrived for breakfast on a Sunday as many places were closed. it looks good from the outside so we took a punt. My wife ordered eggs benedict and I just had poached eggs on toast with bacon. The food arrived quickly, was well presented and cooked to perfection. The staff were pleasant and polite. The portions sizes was impressive, lots...

Thank Bigall1
Karaka New Zealand
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Stayed in a 3 bedroom apartment for 2 nights. The apartment interiors were 1st class. Everything was to an extremely high standard. The apartments have everything in them that you could possibly need. Fantastic views. Access to complex was hassle free but also very secure Handy to restaurants We will definitely stay there again next time we are in Nelson

Thank Steve278
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Great location and like what they have done with the place but the wait staff weren't friendly or even smiled. They weren't very helpful with meeting the customers needs. Food was good but service brings the whole experience down.

Thank Bstar751
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

Spacious apartments located opposite the beach. Everything you need is in the apartment. Covered locked car park. Have stayed here before. Price is fair. Units are tidy and clean. Not far to the city. Would not recommend KFC as it was dirty and the service was ridiculously slow. Bar, coffee shop and hair dresser below apartment were all excellent.

Thank Bill I

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Address: 623 Rocks Road, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: €115 - €220 (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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“rooms away from the bar if you like quiet”
 of 5 bubbles Robn360, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Close to downtown”
 of 5 bubbles 175peggyp, 5 Feb 2016 | Read review
“our 3rd floor, 3 bedroom deluxe unit with large balcony was fabulous - drive up parking and lift access with great sea views & pm sun”
 of 5 bubbles Nelcums, 29 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Beach view rooms are superb!”
 of 5 bubbles Fibi01, 26 Jun 2015 | Read review
“We recommend Apartment #116 if available.”
 of 5 bubbles RicknSimon, 11 May 2015 | Read review
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