Downtown Nelson, New Zealand









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Things to do in Nelson, New Zealand

Main Street of old Downtown Nelson speaks to once what was and what could be once again. As Nelson the community gathers, it leaves a pocket of opportunity for small business owners to come in and set up shop.Take a few minutes to explore what each downtown has to offer by viewing our directory below.

Downtown Nelson thanks the collection of small business owners who devote their time and energy to make shopping downtown a great experience. Inventory offered downtown is shopped by the merchant buyer to bring the best products to your neighborhood.

Downtown Nelson can warm you up on a cloudy day or simply offer your daily perk by visiting your local coffee shop. Quality, purity and punch are targeted with coffee beans curated globally and locally roasted while being served fresh as it is made right in front of you. Order up!

Downtown Nelson hosts several events per year for your listening enjoyment but visit your piano shop to learn how to play and possibly purchase your grand, upright or digital piano. Don't forget the specialty work involved such as tuning and moving which are performed by skilled technicians.

Downtown Nelson has that special dining venue and you are sure to find something to please with numerous meals served to satisfy each palette. A wide variety of restaurants and delis are available to choose from with a nice selection of entrees and especially desserts.

Why do you love downtown?

Donna Damitz
great food, many little shops.

Joyce gugger
Very relaxing ! Nice folks on the west coast

kristin Cutler
It's so cute and quaint.

Alicia Hansen
I love the unique products and small town vibe.

Heather
Community, responsiblity, friends who feel like family. Every downtown has it's own culture, something not experienced in the mall or at big box stores. Merchants are the cornerstone of our local economies.

Restaurants in Nelson, New Zealand



Downtown Nelson Hotels

Finding the best hotel in Downtown Nelson can make or break the experience of your entire trip. Take a few minutes to explore what each hotel has to offer by viewing our directory below. Here are some tips to consider:

Avoid booking poolside for kids playing during the day and gatherings at night. Sound bounces off of the water and voices carry so ask for a room away from the pool either on the opposite side of the hotel or in higher floors.

Always announce during booking if the trip is for a special event, anniversary or reunion. Group rates can be pre-negotiated and you may qualify for a lower cost and better upgrades for your stay. If you are the one setting up the event, always work directly with the front desk manager to make sure the best service is offered to your party.

Always tip staff when you feel the service was great and don't forget the housekeeping staff which you may never see. You should tip every day if you are staying multiple days as the staff may rotate out and miss the bounty at the end.



Aloha Lodge
19 Beach Road


Driftwood Motel
21 Muritai Street


PALMS MOTEL
5 Paru Paru Road


HARBOURSIDE LODGE
4 Duncan Crt


Quality Inn Nelson
40 Waimea Road


Tudor Lodge Motel
52 Tahunanui Drive


Bella Vista Motel Nelson
178 Tahunanui Drive


DeLorenzo's Studio Apartments
43-55 Trafalgar Street


The Sails Nelson
7 Trafalgar Street


Nikau Apartments
79-85 Nile Street


Cambria House
7 Cambria St


Trafalgar Lodge
46 Trafalgar Street


Joya Studios
49 Brougham Street


Amber Court Motor Lodge
190 Annesbrook Drive


Te Puna Wai Lodge
24 Richardson Street


Trailways Hotel Nelson
66 Trafalgar Street


Saxton Lodge
103 Saxton Rd East


Abelia Motor Lodge
121 Tahunanui Dr


Pancake Lodge Motel
33 Muritai Street