Rutherford Hotel Nelson

Nelson, New Zealand

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Rutherford Hotel Nelson

The Rutherford Hotel Nelson is a great option for travellers looking to explore the town’s scenic beauty and adventure potential. Set under seven kilometres away from the town’s airport, this luxe hotel offers comfortable, modern rooms for international travellers. Each of the Premium Rooms feature a choice of queen or double beds, ensuite bathroom, WiFi, mini-fridge, sitting furniture, flatscreen TV, satellite cable and tea/coffee maker. Read More...

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About Rutherford Hotel Nelson

The hotel also offers conference facilities for business travellers and delegations. The Rutherford Hotel Nelson’s Oceano Restaurant treats travellers to excellent views of the surrounding hillsides and a seasonal menu highlighting the region’s local produce, while the Port o’ Call Bar has quite the extensive menu of wines and liquors. The hotel also has a cafe for quick bites and caffeine fixes!

Outside the Rutherford Hotel, Nelson wows first-time visitors as well as repeat travellers with its pristine beauty and plethora of choices of experiences. For adventure enthusiasts, there’s sky-diving, canyoning, whitewater rafting, ATV safaris, jetboat tours, mountain-biking and so on. There’s also gentler pursuits such as exploring the region on a cycle – it has several biking trails which lead to some truly epic sights. For first-timers, a visit to the Abel Tasman National Park is sacrosanct – from the village of Maharau, visitors can kayak, hike and cycle around the pristine coastline and admire the views. Oh, and a tour of the iconic Farewell Spit and its delicate ecology – that’s where the wallpaper (money!) shots of Nelson Tasmon are taken. Or just relax on one of the many beaches dotting the coastline – a book and a cooler of stubbies should sort out a good day.

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Rutherford Hotel Nelson FAQ's

The Rutherford Hotel Nelson is located on Nile Street in Auckland, New Zealand.
From the Nelson Airport, the Rutherford Hotel Nelson  is just over 7 kilometres away and a 15 minute drive by cab hire.
Rutherford Hotel Nelson  holiday packages do include the option of return transfers from the Nelson Airport.
The Rutherford Hotel Nelson has a check-in time from 2:00pm and check-out by 10:00am.
Early check-in times and late check-out times at the Rutherford Hotel Nelson is subject to availability and the management’s discretion.
Yes, Rutherford Hotel Nelson does offer nannies and baby-sitting services.
Activities and experiences in and around the Rutherford Hotel Nelson include Free Experiences:
  • Nelson Market: Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of this popular Saturday market, showcasing local artisans, fresh produce, and unique finds.
  • Tahunanui Beach: Soak up the sun on this golden sand beach, swim in the calm waters, and enjoy the beautiful coastal views.
  • Centre of New Zealand: Hike to the geographical ‘Centre of New Zealand’ for panoramic views of the city and Tasman Bay.
  • Art Galleries and Studios: Explore Nelson’s thriving art scene with galleries showcasing local artists and unique works.
  • Queens Gardens: Stroll through these beautiful gardens with flower displays, mature trees, and a touch of history.
Paid Experiences:
  • Abel Tasman National Park: Embark on a day trip to this stunning park with pristine beaches, lush forests, and abundant wildlife. Hike portions of the coastal track, kayak along the scenic shoreline, or take a water taxi for greater flexibility.
  • World of Wearable Art and Classic Car Museum: Discover this unique museum showcasing award-winning wearable art creations and a collection of classic cars.
  • Nelson Wine Region: Embark on a wine tour, exploring Nelson’s renowned vineyards and sampling their award-winning wines.
  • Boat Cruise or Wildlife Tour: Enjoy a scenic cruise through the Nelson and Tasman Bay region, spotting dolphins, seals and other marine life.
  • Skydiving or Scenic Flight: Get an adrenaline rush with a skydive over the stunning Nelson landscapes or opt for a scenic flight with breathtaking views of the region.
Yes, the Rutherford Hotel Nelson does have an on-site restaurant called the Oceano Restaurant and the Atom Cafe.
Yes, the Rutherford Hotel Nelson does have an on-site bar called the Port O’ Call.
Yes, the Rutherford Hotel Nelson does offer WiFi internet access for its guests.
Yes, the Rutherford Hotel Nelson does have a swimming pool for its guests.

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4.1 rating

16 Reviews

sarah sutherland

sarah sutherlandJuly 23, 2023Google Reviews

4.0 rating
Was there for business, the room which was a standard room was nice and spacious and as I had to do some work from the hotel the desk Read More...

Sonya and Yogi Beer

Sonya and Yogi BeerJuly 9, 2023Google Reviews

3.0 rating
Rooms, reception and location are good but no restaurants or bars open for the duration of our stay. Also having to fill the jug from Read More...

Annie Granger

Annie GrangerJune 1, 2023Google Reviews

3.0 rating
We were there overnight for a work get together. Great service all night & in the morning. Rooms are definitely getting a little run Read More...

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