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Rutherford Hotel Nelson, Nelson

4.5-starOfficial New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®
Trafalgar SquareNelson7010New Zealand

Luxury hotel in Nelson with 2 restaurants, outdoor pool
  • Free parking
Very Good8.2
Great location
Fantastic service
Vibe is not too good
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Rutherford Hotel Nelson, Nelson

from $119
  • Double Room
  • Premium Twin Room
  • Premium Queen Room

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 113 rooms


  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas *

  • WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms *



  • Free valet parking

  • Self parking *
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness facilities
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting rooms 8
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • WiFi (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Oceano - This restaurant specializes in seafood and serves breakfast and dinner. Open daily.

Atom Cafe - This cafe serves breakfast and lunch. Open select days.

Rutherford Hotel Nelson, Nelson’s small print

Also known as

  • Rutherford Hotel Heritage Hotel
  • Rutherford Hotel Nelson Heritage Hotel
  • Rutherford Nelson
  • Rutherford Nelson Heritage
  • Rutherford Hotel Nelson
  • Rutherford Hotel
  • Nelson Rutherford Hotel


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Self parking costs NZD 5.00 per night

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of NZD 29.50 per person (approximately)

WiFi is available in guestrooms for NZD 10.00 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)

WiFi is available in public areas for NZD 10.00 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)

Wired Internet access is available in guestrooms for NZD 10.00 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)

Wired Internet access is available in public areas for NZD 10.00 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Rutherford Hotel Nelson, Nelson


  • Flamedaisy Glass Design - 2 min walk
  • Christ Church Cathedral - 4 min walk
  • Nelson Provincial Museum - 4 min walk
  • Nelson Market - 4 min walk
  • Montgomery Square - 7 min walk
  • Anzac Park - 10 min walk
  • Queens Gardens - 11 min walk
  • The Suter - 12 min walk

Getting around

  • Nelson (NSN) - 12 min drive
  • Free valet parking
  • Self parking (surcharge)

Rutherford Hotel Nelson, Nelson

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