Plan your stay - Accommodation

112 The Hangar

Categories: Accommodation

We are located less than a 1km from the Wakefield entrance to the Great Taste Trail. Our private and tranquil luxury accommodation, set on 40 acres, offers a beautiful end to your day of cycling.  We provide the full use of our contemporary home including a private pool and kitchen and indoor/outdoor areas to relax. Continental breakfast is available for cyclists on request, as well as platters and other catering. We are well suited for small groups up to 6.

Extend your stay to enjoy a well deserved rest if Wakefield is the end of your journey. We are also aviation friendly, should you require a unique drop off or pick up at anytime during your stay.

112 Pigeon Valley Road, Wakefield

Abel Tasman Estate

Categories: Accommodation

Directly on Tasman's Great Taste Trail, our beautiful comfortable and private accommodation is set on 25 acres and 2 minutes walk to the Motueka River.   It will leave you recharged and rejuvenated after your day of cycling from Wakefield through to Kaiteriteri.  Check our website for recent 5-star reviews from Airbnb and Bookabach.
2048 Motueka River Westbank Road, Motueka Valley

Accent House B&B

Categories: Accommodation

We are both privileged and excited to be heading into our 2nd summer season as owners of The Boutique Bed and Breakfast “ACCENT HOUSE” in beautiful Mapua. We look forward to welcoming guests to Accent House which is set in an acre and a half of park like native landscaped gardens.

Recently a building which was specifically designed for cyclists on the Tasman Great Taste Trail and incorporates secure storage/parking/bike wash/visitors bathroom plus clothes washing and drying machines was added to the property.
Usage is not restricted to our guests. Passers by may appreciate using these facilities for a fee.
+64 3 540 3442
148 Aranui Road, Mapua, Nelson, New Zealand

Appleby House and Rabbit Island Huts

Categories: Accommodation

200 mtrs off Great Taste Trail - Choose from Appleby House, three different room types, very spacious and luxurious.  Or Rabbit Island Huts, a special Kiwi experience litle bit hotel, little bit glamping and a little bit traditional kiwi camping. 

Everything included, luxury linen, WiFi, complimentary speciality breads, condiments, tea and coffee.  BBQs, outdoor fires and onsite shop.

+64 27 6632639
305 Redwood Road, Appleby

Bethany Park

Categories: Accommodation

Just off the golden sands of Kaiteriteri Beach with a 15 minute walk to waters edge, Bethany Park is located beside the Kaiteriteri Mountain Bike Park in the fabulous Tasman Bay. Bethany Park has many accommodation options and caters for all group sizes. Hop on your bike and explore all that the bike park has to offer from our front gate.

+64 3 527 8014
88 Martin Farm Road, RD2 Kaiteriteri, Tasman

Canine and Equine Retreat

Categories: Accommodation

Our cabin is situated 1.5 km from Wakefield Village, the Great Taste Trail goes past our property via the main road or river access. The accommodation sleeps four comfortably, has a fridge, microwave, toaster and tea and coffee making facilities. The BBQ is also a great oven. There is access to a shower and a flushing toilet. All linen and towels are provided. We also provide free E-Bike charging and a freezer to re-freeze your chilli bricks. 

There is access through the property to the river and swimming holes, it is a short stroll along the Great Taste Trail to the village which has everything you need to make your stay perfect.

+64 27 891 1471
178 Wakefield-Kohatu Highway, Wakefield 7095

Cherry Homestead

Categories: Accommodation

We welcome you to stay in our cute little farm cottage here at Cherry Homestead, an old tobacco farm converted into an organic small scale orchard.
The cottage is privately situated on the property and overlooking the farm and the Kahurangi mountains. The cottage is newly renovated and sleeps up to 5 people with 3 people in the little sleep out.

With the Great Taste Trail on our doorstep, it's the perfect stop to rest those tired legs. Offering a fully self-contained cottage, including private deck with BBQ, stunning view, optional breakfast, on-site craft studio, we hope to make your stay an unforgettable one.

0277 635 871
1684 Motueka River West Bank Road, 7196 Motueka

Cycle Journeys

The South Island is home to some of the best Great Rides in New Zealand, and  this includes the Great Taste Trail. Come and explore the trail with our support and friendly advice. From bike hire to daily luggage transfers, shuttles to accommodation bookings, we can do everything to provide you an unforgettable self guided cycling experience.

Great Memories - No Worries

0800 22 44 75
117 St Vincent Street, Nelson

Dunbar Estates

Cellar Door, Cafe, Vineyard and accommodation - a special destination beside the Motueka River with picturesque views. A taste of New Zealand life. 

0275 008 400
1469 Motueka Valley Highway, Ngatimoti

Eden's Edge Lodge and Cheese Shop

Categories: Accommodation

Peaceful and serene self-catering lodge with many amenities. Just 4 km from Motueka. Cheese shop on the lodge grounds.

+64 3 528 4242
137 Lodder Lane, RD3, Riwaka, Motueka

Fernwood Holiday Park

Categories: Accommodation

Friendly, affordable accommodation.  Sheltered powered and tent sites. Cabins, studio and 2 bed motel units. Wi-Fi and bike hire.  Fully equipped kitchen, organic herb and vegetable garden, BBQ, TV lounge, (warm and cosy in winter), swimming pool and playground. Situated on SH60, 2kms south of Motueka. Adjacent to Moutere Inlet and new Tasman's Great Taste Trail cycle way.

+64 3 528 7488
519 High Street South, Motueka 7120

Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco

Set in delightful cottage gardens overlooking the Waimea Inlet in Nelson on the Monaco Peninsula, Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco is a unique boutique property offering superb accommodation. Onsite facilities include a swimming pool, gymnasium, and onsite businesses – Paul Harris Jewellers, About Beauty with three treatment rooms, and Point Six Hair salon.

Built from bricks and timber recycled from the Nelson Wharf, this waterfront hotel combines traditional English village style with modern comforts, it will appeal to travellers seeking an elegant and private escape in extensive gardens.

The hotel provides 70 elegant and spacious rooms, suites, cottages and terrace houses. The self-contained cottages are charming, each beautifully furnished and featuring French doors opening onto the Village Green, the stream or a private courtyard. Family accommodation is available.

The Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco is home to The Monaco Kitchen restaurant where you can enjoy fine local and international cuisine in relaxed and contemporary surroundings as you admire the views from within the restaurant or in the surrounding courtyard.

The hotel makes the ideal base from which to explore the diverse Nelson Tasman region – there are golf courses, wineries, cycle-ways and art galleries aplenty. An array of thrilling experiences can be arranged including a private heli-charter, wine tours, horse riding, quad biking, skydiving or a cruise in the Abel Tasman National Park.

+64 3 546 0797
6 Point Road, Monaco, Nelson, New Zealand

Greens Motel

Categories: Accommodation

The Greens motel is nestled amongst the trees at the end of a quite cul-de-sac. No traffic noise at night and only two minutes from Nelson airport. Great views of planes landing from your private balcony. Airport closed in the evening so the best of both worlds close to airport without the noise. 

We boast a wonderful outlook over the Golf Course, Tasman Bay and to the Mt Arthur Ranges beyond. You'll love relaxing on your balcony taking in the views. Enjoy Nelsons mild climate conditions. With New Zealand most sunshine hours city, Nelson is a great place to visit. Just a short 10 minute drive away from the central city and 15 minutes from Richmond mall for the shopping traveller. 

Sitting next to Nelson Golf course and a children’s play ground at the end of the driveway. Greens motel is the perfect location for every traveller. We offer great corporate rates for the business traveller.  Golf Packages can be tailored to from the devoted player to the amateurs. Couples to Families. Long stays also offered if required.  We welcome every traveller and our friendly staff are more than happy to help.

Our accommodation includes your choice of studios, one or Two bedroom units with kitchen amenities in every unit.

+64 3 546 4341
36 Golf Haven Way, Nelson

Kaiteriteri Recreation Reserve

Categories: Accommodation

Famous for it's Golden Sand beach and blue-green water, Kaiteriteri offers a well appointed Camp ground with Cabins, General Store, Restaurant and our Mountain Bike Park. Activities include Kayaking, Water Taxi tours to Abel Tasman National Park, walking tracks and Mini Golf. We are at the Northern end of the Great Taste Trail.

+64 3 527 8010
5 Kaiteriteri-Sandy Bay Road, Kaiteriteri

Kimi Ora Eco Resort Ltd

Just a 10-minute walk from Kaiteriteri Beach, Kimi Ora Eco Resort offers rooms with a balcony and sea views. Guests enjoy free Wi-Fi, free breakfast and a range of luxury facilities including a spa and wellness centre.

Kimi Ora is a 10-minute drive from Abel Tasman National Park and a 50-minute drive from Golden Bay. Nelson Airport is a 1-hour drive away.

All rooms offer a kitchen or a kitchenette. They feature a dining and lounge area with a satellite flat-screen TV and a DVD player. Some rooms boast a fireplace, a spa bath, air-conditioning or BBQ facilities.

Enjoy a swim in the heated indoor or outdoor pools, or warm up in the hot tubs, steam room or saunas. The games room features a billiards and table tennis table. You can make use of free guest bicycles and mountain bike hire, to explore the famous Kaiteriteri Mountain Bike Park.

Kimi Ora Restaurant serves vegetarian cuisine. Your free continental buffet breakfast includes cereals, organic cheese and yoghurt, fresh fruit salad, toasts, spreads, nuts, juice and organic tea and coffee.

+64 3 527 8027
99 Martin Farm Road, Kaiteriteri, Motueka, 7197

Mapua 41 South Holiday Accommodation

Categories: Accommodation

New studio/apartment/house in the heart of Mapua and the Cycle Trail.  Modern design and interiors, self-contained, espansive decking, underfloor heating for winter warmth and cycle lock-up.  2 to 4 minutes walk to shops, cafes and the wharf. 

+64 3 540 2109
55 Aranui Road, Mapua

Mapua Leisure Park

Categories: Accommodation

Relax in spacious park like setting.  We are a short distance from the Mapua ferry, cafes, bars, restaurants and local galleries. Our accommodation ranges from cabins, chalets to motels. We have a large number of camp sites – powered and non powered.

+64 3 540 2666
33 Toru Street, Mapua, 7005

Motueka TOP 10 Holiday Park

Categories: Accommodation

Relax in park like setting amongst mature trees & native birds. Walking distance to town for cafes, shops & supermarket. A range of quality affordable accommodation from cabins through to studio, one, two & 3 bedroom motels. Bike & luggage storage available. Full ticketing service for local attractions.

+64 3 528 7189
10 Fearon Street, Motueka

Nelson City Top 10 Holiday Park & Motels

Categories: Accommodation

We are the closest Holiday Park to Nelson City and within walking distance to shops, supermarket & cafes. We offer a range of quality affordable accommodation – studio & 1 bedroom  motels, cabins & sites. Communal kitchen with outdoor BBQ area - great for group gatherings. Qualmark rated 4 star plus.

+64 800 778 898
230 Vanguard Street, Nelson

Palms Motel

Categories: Accommodation

We are situated at the beginning of the Great Taste Trail and we have a bike lock up room. Our motel is close to all local amenities. The fully fenced swimming pool is heated in summer and in the pool area is a large electric barbecue and dining area.

+64 3 546 7770
5 Paru Paru Road, Nelson

Parkside Motel

Categories: Accommodation

Perfectly positioned on the southern entrance to Nelson, Parkside Motel offers 13 modern, spacious, sunny, Qualmark Four Star Plus rated accommodation. Relax in comfort after exploring the readily accessible activities on offer in the Nelson and Tasman districts.  150m from the cycle trail which passes on the other side of Jubilee Park.  Just 10 minutes drive from Nelson Airport and 15 minutes from Nelson City’s centre. Sandy beaches, vineyards, craft studios are nearby. Richmond’s business centre with shopping and restaurants are conveniently within walking distance.

All of our quiet units have self-catering facilities and are serviced daily.  Choose between spacious studio and standard and executive one bedroom units, some with spa baths, and roomy two bedroom units. Almost all rooms have balconies or patios with views over the swimming pool, the adjoining park and out to the Mt Arthur Range and Kahurangi National Park. Bike stands a guest laundry and barbeque are available for you to use.

+64 3 544 2264
42 Gladstone Road, Richmond

Rutherford Hotel Nelson - A Heritage Hotel

Rutherford Hotel’s central city location provides a gateway to many of the great cycle ways the region has to offer.

+64 3 548 2299
Trafalgar Square, Nelson, 7040

Snowball Manor

Categories: Accommodation

Snowball Manor offers a rural retreat in Wakefield. Enjoy the comfort of this modern and luxurious bed and breakfast set in 16 acres and just 100m off the Great Taste Trail. 

Main House:

  • Two queen sized bedrooms, both with ensuites and French doors that lead into the garden
  • One room with twin beds and ensuite
  • All bedrooms have underfloor heating and heated towel rails
  • Quality linens and towels
  • Spectacular garden and farm to explore
  • Large outdoor patio which is great for a BBQ and entertaining
  • Access to laundry facilities
  • Spacious living and kitchen with separate lounge - enjoy the home theatre with surround sound
  • Gourmet breakfast
  • Drying room for wet clothing and boots

 Snowball Manor Cottage:

  • One double room and one twin room
  • One bathroom with separate toilet and vanity
+64 3 5418972
71 Pigeon Valley Road

Tahuna Beach Holiday Park

Categories: Accommodation

Nelson's Tahuna Beach Holiday Park is a Kiwi Holiday Park and the ideal location for your kiwi holiday - situated five minutes ride from Nelson and on the link track to Tasman's Great Taste Trail. Whether you're here to ride the cycle trails or just relax Tahuna Beach Holiday Park has the most comprehensive range of accommodation from camping sites and cabins to studios and motel units.

+64 800 500 501
70 Beach Road, Tahunanui, Nelson

Tasman Bay Backpackers

Categories: Accommodation

The fire's roaring, the atmosphere's relaxed, the hostel's family run, it’s warm, spacious & homely. Just like your favourite café – great kiwi music, friendly & genuine people. A place to remember & come back to. Free & Unlimited Wi-Fi. FREE hot chocolate pudding/ice cream served every night of the year. FREE all you can eat breakfast, May to October. Central but quiet location. 

+64 800 222 572
10 Weka Street, Nelson

Tasman View Accommodation

Categories: Accommodation

Tasman View Accommodation is a unique property offering stylish boutique accommodation, situated on a private farmland setting, directly on the Tasman Great Taste Cycle Trail.  Established on the ridge separating the Moutere Valley from the coastal Mariri area, it offers 360° panoramic mountain and sea views.
We offer the option of 3 self-contained attached double units, each with a separate external entrance. Unpack your bags and make yourself at home in our gorgeous retreat. It is great for couples, small groups or families looking for a relaxing time away from it all. You can enjoy a picnic by one of our natural ponds, a stroll around our 8.6ha farmlands or relax on our private guest outdoor deck whilst taking in the breath-taking views of the region.

+64 21 119 2239
903 Tasman View Rd, Lower Moutere

Tasman Village Cottage

Categories: Accommodation

Beautiful self catering or catered cottage situated in a half acre garden filled with roses, peonies, lavenders, fruit trees, large vegetable garden and abundant bird life.  The cottage has its own entrance and drive well seperated from the house for privacy.  Conveniently located 200m away from The Great Taste Cycle Trail for both cycling and walking. 

+64 3 526-6155
20 Baldwin Road, Tasman, Lower Moutere

The Gates Accommodation

Categories: Accommodation

Stylishly different accommodation. City chic meets country style in these designer, boutique holiday homes and glamorous camping site on a 2ha farm close to Mapua.
Copper Gate is a beautifully appointed 4 bdrm/2 bthrm eco-house that can be hired as 1, 3 or 4 bdrm (but you have exclusive use of the building). The Paris Suite at Copper Gate is an ideal option for a honeymoon couple and commands a stunning view to the farm and sea/mountains beyond; 3 bdrm Corru Gate is themed around art and rural culture; Kissing Gate glamping has lovingly restored retro caravans - Pearl the lounge and Ruby the sumptuous boudoir - with a luxury bathroom/kitchen/dining room nestled in a glade beside a pond with outdoor bath and quirky art.
Set in cycling heaven, The Gates has ample room for cycles – or you could hire our electric or standard bikes. It’s a 10 minute ride to Mapua seaside village with its cafes, artisans and tranquil inlet.

+64 3 540 2793
197 Seaton Valley Road, Mapua

The Last Straw Cottage

Categories: Accommodation
The Last Straw Cottage is located 1.5 kms from the Brightwater to Wakefield section of The Great Taste Trail. 
This luxury, boutique, Straw Bale constructed cottage accommodation is situated on a 16 acre farmlet in the picturesque Mt Heslington Road, which is a popular cyclists route in itself. 
The Cottage is extremely quiet and peaceful located away from busy roads. It has 3 bedrooms and sleeps up to six guests. It has a full kitchen and laundry, lounge with open fireplace and outdoor seating with barbecue.
Breakfast provisions are provided for guests including locally sourced eggs, bread and milk, homemade preserves and baked goods and a selection of cereals. Evening meals can be supplied upon arrangement.
+64 21 344 000
370 Mt Heslington Road, RD1, Brightwater, Nelson 7091

The Pear Orchard Lodge

Categories: Accommodation

The Pear Orchard Lodge is a peaceful, self-catering lodge on a working orchard with beautiful sunny rooms, excellent facilities, friendly hosts, and amazing views in the heart of the Nelson Tasman region. Ideal for groups, events, and individual travelers. Sleeps up to 20 people in a variety of room options.

Linen, towels, toiletries, hairdryer, etc all included. E-bike charging stations. Complimentary tea and coffee. Breakfast optional. Enquire about catering options and supermarket deliveries.

+64 3 544 5361
569 Hill Street South, Hope, Richmond 7081

The Wakefield Hotel

The Wakefield Hotel was originally built in 1867 and offers a fantastic restaurant dining experience as well as a full bar snack menu available daily. The Wakefield Hotel has also recently undergone extensive upgrades and redesign of the hotel, gaming room, bar and bedrooms - now boasting double rooms with or without ensuite as well as twin shares and family rooms.

Rob - the Wakefield Hotel's friendly onsite manager, offers a full continental Bed & Breakfast service as well as organising packed lunches for day tripping guests who wish to explore some of Wakefield's hidden treasures.

+64 3 541 8006
48 Edward Street, Wakefield

Trailways Hotel Nelson

Categories: Accommodation

Welcome to Trailways Hotel, one of Nelson’s most stylish and contemporary venues. We are centrally located, close to all that is cycle friendly in Nelson and within a few minutes walk of the 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 Maitai river and many of its rooms open onto the river view. There are 47 air-conditioned rooms consisting of studios, studio spas, spacious suites and interconnecting rooms. We offer plenty of carparking, a swimming pool and wonderfully luxurious beds.  Also overlooking the river is our award-winning The Tides Restaurant and Bar, with a popular outdoor terrace to relax on and delicious meals to enjoy.  So enjoy a bit of luxury by staying at Trailways Hotel in Nelson.

+64 800 872 459
66 Trafalgar Street, Nelson