Hotels in Nelson, New Zealand

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Nelson overview

Visitors to Nelson speak favorably about this welcoming city's beaches and restaurants. There's a nice selection of cafés to enjoy during your stay. You can easily spend a relaxing day in Nelson visiting Nelson Provincial Museum and Anzac Park. While you're here, stop by Montgomery Square and Nelson Market.

Where to stay in Nelson

Whether traveling on business or vacation, Nelson can comfortably accommodate you. There are 72 hotels in Nelson and you can shop as many as 51 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 30%. We have room prices starting at 12 USD per night and here you'll find a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Nelson as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 28 5-star hotels from 63 USD per night
  • • 49 4-star hotels from 56 USD per night
  • • 23 3-star hotels from 20 USD per night
  • • 9 2-star hotels from 12 USD per night

How to get to Nelson

Fly into Nelson (NSN), 3.6 mi (5.9 km) from the heart of Nelson.

What to see around Nelson

Fun excursions can include a visit to:
  • • South Pacific Distillery
  • • Greenmeadows Park
  • • Marsden Recreation Ground
  • • McCashin's Brewery
Here are some local attractions:
  • • Natureland Zoo
  • • Nelson Fun Park
Memorable for its landmarks including:
  • • Montgomery Square
  • • Christ Church Cathedral
  • • Victory Square
The area is recognized for its natural setting, offering these places to visit:
  • • Nelson Provincial Museum
  • • Anzac Park
  • • Queens Gardens
  • • Miyazu Japanese Gardens
  • • Miyazu Gardens
Highlights of the area include:
  • • Montgomery Square
  • • Nelson Market
  • • Trafalgar Park
  • • The Suter
  • • Christ Church Cathedral

When to visit Nelson

If you're beginning to plan your holiday, you may be wondering when is the best time of year to visit. Here's a list of seasonal norms to help you arrange your travel schedule:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 69°F day, 53°F night
  • • April-June: 65°F day, 43°F night
  • • July-September: 58°F day, 42°F night
  • • October-December: 68°F day, 47°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 9.69 inches
  • • April-June: 13.03 inches
  • • July-September: 14.13 inches
  • • October-December: 12.28 inches