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The Sails Nelson, Nelson

5-starOfficial New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®
7 Trafalgar StreetNelson7010New Zealand

Exclusive motel, steps from Trafalgar Park
  • Free WiFi and free parking
Good internet service
Awesome vibe
Rather comfortable
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From 735 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

The Sails Nelson, Nelson

from $133
  • Apartment, 1 Bedroom
  • Apartment, 1 Bedroom, Jetted Tub
  • Executive Suite
  • Executive Suite, 1 King Bed, Jetted Tub
  • Studio Suite
  • Studio Suite, Jetted Tub
  • Studio Suite, Accessible
  • Studio Suite (Twin)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 15 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-6 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Express check-in/out
The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 8:30 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 6 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 2012
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Espresso maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Pillow menu
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Premium bedding
  • Tempur-Pedic mattress
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
  • Furnished balcony or patio
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 42-inch LCD TV
  • Premium TV channels
  • IPod docking station
  • DVD player
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

The Sails Nelson, Nelson’s small print

Also known as

  • Nelson Sails
  • Sails Motel Nelson
  • Sails Nelson


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Optional extras

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of NZD 30

Breakfast costs between NZD 8.50 and NZD 22.00 per person (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

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 The Sails Nelson, Nelson

Top spots nearby

Recommended by this property

  • Trafalgar Park (2-minute walk)
  • Nelson Market (8-minute walk)
  • Christ Church Cathedral (11-minute walk)
  • Natureland Zoo (35-minute walk)
  • Hoglund Art Glass (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)

Getting around

  • Nelson (NSN) - 13 min drive
  • Free self parking

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.6 From 136 reviews

The Sails Nelson, Nelson
A truly special place and staff
My wife and I loved this place and immediate wanted to stay longer. Unfortunately, the next night was booked, but the staff were very courteous and supportive. We feel loyal and appreciation in return toward this special team for their hospitality.
Gilbert, us1 night romance trip
The Sails Nelson, Nelson
Nice hotel and town
Very nice hotel and hosts
Teresa, us1 night romance trip
The Sails Nelson, Nelson
The Sails was great
Friendly and helpful folks. Cozy and well furnished rooms. Great location!
felisa a, us2 night family trip
The Sails Nelson, Nelson
It was a great stay. Good location to everything. They have bikes you can borrow. The owners were so helpful.
A Traveler, us3 night romance trip
The Sails Nelson, Nelson
Amazing room
Too short...Five star room with every possible amenity. Beautiful.
Rick, us1 night trip

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The Sails Nelson, Nelson

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