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The Beachcomber, Nelson

3.5-starThis property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.
23 Beach Road, Nelson, 7010, New Zealand

3.5-star motel with restaurant, near Tahunanui Beach Reserve
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Collect nightsYou can collect® Rewards nights here
Beautiful beach
Best value for money
Great location
Quite clean

The Beachcomber, Nelson

from $54
  • Large Studio
  • Standard Studio
  • Kitchen Studio
  • Spa Studio
  • One Bedroom Unit
  • Family Unit
  • Garden View Studio
  • Deluxe One Bedroom Unit

What’s around The Beachcomber, Nelson


  • Tahunanui Beach Reserve - 6 min walk
  • World of Wearable Art and Collectable Cars - 29 min walk
  • Nelson Provincial Museum - 2.5 mi / 4 km
  • Nelson Market - 2.5 mi / 4.1 km
  • Queens Gardens - 2.9 mi / 4.6 km
  • Trafalgar Park - 2.9 mi / 4.7 km
  • Founders Park - 3.7 mi / 6 km
  • Richmond Mall - 6.1 mi / 9.9 km

Getting around

  • Nelson (NSN) - 5 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 68 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


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

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking (limited)

  • Free nearby parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

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

At the motel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
Working away
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference center
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 5
  • Year Built - 1987
  • Garden
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Italian

In the room

Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Onsite venue - This restaurant serves breakfast and dinner.

The Beachcomber, Nelson’s small print

Also known as

  • Kingsgate Beachcomber
  • Beachcomber Nelson
  • The Beachcomber Motel
  • The Beachcomber Nelson
  • The Beachcomber Motel Nelson
  • Kingsgate Beachcomber Nelson
  • Kingsgate Hotel Beachcomber
  • Kingsgate Hotel Beachcomber Nelson
  • Beachcomber Motor Inn Nelson
  • Beachcomber Motor Inn
  • Beachcomber Motor Nelson
  • Beachcomber Motor
  • Beachcomber Motel Nelson


Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

  • The seasonal pool is open from November to March.
  • This property does not have elevators.

    Optional extras

    Rollaway beds are available for NZD 25.0 per day

    Breakfast costs between NZD 5 and NZD 30 per person (approximately)

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

    Recent reviews

    Fabulous 8.6 From 185 reviews

    Exceptional 10.0
    A perfect place to stay
    Wonderful! Great owner! Looking to always make it better.
    us2 night romance trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Loved it!
    We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Tahunanui at the Beachcomber! The rooms were large and very comfortable. It is located in a perfect location for a beach, wine or just st relaxing, holiday.
    us3 night romance trip
    Good 6.0
    Not done yet.
    They had just renovated our room; however they still hadn’t put in the closet or a dresser where we could put our cloths. The shower was all new but very small. And the internet was very spotty.
    Camille, us2 night romance trip
    Fair 4.0
    Beachcomber unit
    We understood to have booked a studio room at the Beachcomber but when we arrived were placed next door in a motel that looked like it had been taken over by Beachcomber. While generally the room was comfortable, the open windows were above an outdoor area inhabited by smokers and our room was full of cigarette smoke from early in the morning. We discussed this with the owner and hopefully a revision could be made in the future to make the outdoor area non-smoking.
    nz1 night trip
    Very Good 8.0
    n ubder
    Friendly welcome helpful staff good location just across the green to the beach some bars and restaurants close by but need to travel into town for more choice. Good fish restaurant along the seafront a short drive away. We were given a room in the lodge next door which they have recently taken over but still get use of pool etc.
    Raymond, gb2 night trip

    The Beachcomber, Nelson

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