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Rutherford Hotel Nelson

Overview
27 Nile Street West P O Box 248, Nelson 7010 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
4.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews shower over the bath public areas comfortable hotel good size conference venue great town central location new zealand reception staff bars and restaurants bit dated mini bar trafalgar street free wifi appointed rooms room was large a lovely place to stay
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stayed in Rutherford hotel with my husband this weekend for two nights. Hotel very dated from outside but was so compensated for lovely warm reception we received from all the staff from check in till departure. Room on top nineth floor was nice with all...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank UnaD85
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Central location for Nelson. Clean however dated and fairly old fashioned. Spacious rooms with good basic amenities. Great staff on front desk that are well trained and helpful. Easy parking either in road or for only $5 per night valet.

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Fivestar247
Reviewed 6 November 2018

This was booked for us at the very last minute so we were very pleased it was a decent hotel. Slightly odd room arrangement, a single and a double bed, but we realised that they have lots of conferences where people will be sharing rooms,...More

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank manofekent
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

We spent one night here having driven down from Tongiriro on the North Island, got the ferry from Wellington to Picton and then driven to Nelson. After travelling all day, we were slightly surprised to be told that there was no free car parking so...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank McWebb
Reviewed 28 September 2018

I stayed here for a week as part of a conference. Good things - Great hotel, absolutely wonderful service from all the staff. My room got the afternoon sun, it was spacious, clean and had plenty of storage space. The restaurant Oceania serves amazing food....More

Date of stay: September 2018
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About
Description
Nelson is an extraordinary NZ destination befitting a hotel of such a high standard. The Rutherford Hotel Nelson offers luxurious hotel accommodation with a full complement of features designed to help you More achieve the most from your stay. The hotel offers a range of superior guest facilities including two restaurants, a cafe and is only a couple of minutes walk from Nelson's main shopping district and landmark cathedral. Dining, relaxing, or getting away from it all, this is one of the few hotels that puts you right at the doorstep of three national parks and an unmatched range of sandy beaches, blue seas and mountain wilderness. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Sauna
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
113
Price range
US$144 - US$203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Nelson Rutherford Hotel
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
113
Price range
US$144 - US$203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Nelson Rutherford Hotel
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
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Susan C
15 December 2017|
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Response from GaryandLesleyTravel | Reviewed this property |
No self service Laundry facilities
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BELOGAN
7 December 2014|
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Response from AlexanderSiebentritt | Property representative |
We are more than happy to arrange a taxi to you collect you from the hotel, we do not offer a shuttle service. We do have air conditioned rooms available on request
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BELOGAN
7 December 2014|
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Response from AlexanderSiebentritt | Property representative |
We are more than happy to arrange a taxi to you collect you from the hotel, we do not offer a shuttle service. We do have air conditioned rooms available on request
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Room Tips
"Higher floors have better city views"
rosemF628KS
6 Aug 2018
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"Corner suite was lovely and sunny"
KerryB2354
23 Jun 2018
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"Higher floors will be quieter of course, rooms facing west might get more road noise"
hmck2018
2 May 2018
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"not sure, I think all would be fine"
territraveller1000
3 Apr 2018
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