Trailways Hotel, Nelson

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Trailways Hotel

One of Nelson’s most stylish and contemporary venues centrally located within a few minutes walk of Nelson’s central shopping precinct, theatres, cultural and sporting attractions, restaurants and cafés, the information centre, and close to the scenic waterfront.

Stay in the heart of Nelson city and explore the region, famous for its sunshine, wine, seafood, art and craft, Saturday morning open-air market, its five national parks and abundance of outdoor recreation.

Trailways Hotel is right on the river and many of its rooms open onto the river view. There are 47 rooms consisting of studios, studio spas, spacious suites and interconnecting rooms.

Also overlooking the river is award-winning The Tides Restaurant and Bar.

There are three serviced conference rooms for your next business event, wedding or function.

For the business traveller, we have up-to-the-minute facilities to make your stay most productive.

Our staff are on hand 24 hours to respond to your requirements.


Trailways Hotel Nelson has 47 rooms, many with Maitai River, poolside or Nelson city views and private balconies. Interconnecting and family rooms are also available.


All rooms have:

  • free WiFi
  • access to a deck or outside area
  • refrigerator
  • telephone with direct dial
  • remote control LCD television
  • tea and coffee making facilities
  • en suite bathroom stocked with toiletries and hairdryer
  • Sky Television
  • whisper-quiet air conditioning
  • cable broadband
  • under-floor heating in bathrooms

We also have:

  • a business centre with email, fax, internet and copy services
  • a laundry service is also available
  • The award-winning Tides Restaurant & Bar
  • a convenient central location, minutes from Nelson city centre, offering many cultural attractions
  • a heated swimming pool (summer months)

Special Deals - Ask about our Trailways Hotel Nelson special weekend, off season, and corporate rates for Nelson, New Zealand accommodation.

Nelson-style cuisine

A romantic dinner for two, family occasion, a wedding anniversary or for business entertaining, The Tides Restaurant and Bar is a multi-award winning dining experience.

The enjoyment begins the moment you relax in the stylish Tides Bar and select a local wine or beer, while taking in the Maitai river views from the balcony.

Pause to anticipate our extensive menu that highlights local seafood, game, beef and lamb all prepared with the freshest local Nelson ingredients and the best from afar. Yes – The Tides also has a delicious children’s menu.




66 Trafalgar Street

Phone: +64 3 548 7049

Fax: +64 3 546 8495

Web: Visit website

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