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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed in quite a small room close to road and it was very noisy. I travel a lot and this would have to be the worst bed I have ever slept in. Microwave did not work either. I would say owner was very pleasant, the place was clean and had a good shower. Just a shame about the noise and... More 

Thank petes912
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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83 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2016

We stayed in a suite which was well stocked and spacious. All good, except the bed was the worst of a three week trip and the road noise was quite high until early in the morning when trucks and traffic died down. There may be rooms away from the street, but for the rate, I would have expected better sound... More 

Thank explore_2011
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43 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2016

We wished we had chosen a hotel on a quiet street as it was very hard to sleep with the traffic noise. We did close all of the windows but that did little to reduce the sound. Perhaps rooms on the back of the property would be quieter. The location is on the highway, near a beach but not walkable... More 

Thank Katie079
Christchurch, New Zealand
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53 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed the three night stay at Tuscany Gardens. We stayed in a room out the back with a beautiful garden area with seating to enjoy the sun. The owners are very friendly & helpful. Recommend this accommodation to anyone who wants to be close to Tahunanui beach with quick easy access into Nelson or out to Richmond &... More 

Thank evman00
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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77 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

I have stayed here before. This time had a studio unit upstairs. Wonderful spot being private and a great view and an avocado tree freely accessible from the deck. However the designer or architect has not stayed here. Too small with no room for any luggage. Choose a one bedroom if you can. Great hosts and very acommodating letting us... More 

1 Thank Laurie R
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2015

The hotel was on a very busy arterial road and very noisy indeed. We stayed in a two bedroomed apartment but the twin bedded room was very small, rather a challenge to fit our luggage in. The staff however, were friendly and helpful. There was plenty of tourist info in reception and an excellent and very useful map of the... More 

1 Thank hovingham
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 November 2014

Very friendly, helpful staff. Large unit with lovely outlook from sitting room. Really comfy bed..I had a wonderful sleep. Room was well stocked with everything you might need. Great water pressure in the shower in a spacious bathroom. Would definitely stop here again.

Thank Nzdi
Brisbane, Australia
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 13 July 2014

The staff are wonderfully helpful and friendly. It was really cold during my stay and the room heater was often on ready for my late return from work, which was must appreciated. Nice touches such as make-up remover, heated towel rail, filter coffee, dvd, a good range of kitchen utensils and microwave bowls. A little road noise but not enough... More 

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Thank bettydavies8
Feilding, New Zealand
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32 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2014

Have seen some comments as to road noise, perhaps their windows weren't shut as I have stayed here quite a few times and never noticed it. Have found all rooms that I have stayed in here to be spotless and welcoming and have no need or intention of staying elsewhere when in Nelson. The beds, showers and baths (for those... More 

Thank AlistairM1961
Raumati Beach, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2014

Unfortunately in all our years of travel this is the first time we have left a motel earlier than arranged.The main problem, the bed was old, tired, sagging (much like us after our first night). Turning off water suddenly in bathroom produced a very loud and scary machine gun noise, managed to fix each time by rushing to kitchen and... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Tuscany Gardens Motor Lodge

Address: 80 Tahunanui Drive | Tahunanui, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: €93 - €109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN Tuscany Gardens Motor Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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#11 On the Beach Hotel in Nelson
#21 Luxury Hotel in Nelson
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“At the back of the property”
 of 5 bubbles Katie079, 30 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room near the back of the property”
 of 5 bubbles 744KrisB, 4 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Unit 1 was nice and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles journeyman02, 6 Jan 2012 | Read review
“Take an extended sniff on experiencing the room for the first time.”
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