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Located at the Woodstock halfway point right on Tasman's Great Taste Trail.  Charming self contained cottage set on 80 acres of private land, nestled beside the Motueka river, renowned for it's trout fishing and swimming. 

Twenty minutes access to Kahurangi National Park and Mt Arthur, popular for tramping and hunting.  Forty minutes to Able Tasman National Park and it's stunning beaches.  Talented local arts and crafts. 

Queen bed or twin beds with option of added trundle beds.  Evening meal, breakfast and packed lunch options for bikers.


+64 3 526-8883
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2488 Westbank Rd, R.D.1, Motueka

Brettons Retreat

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Brettons Retreat provides Bed & Breakfast accommodation in a beautifully restored old farmhouse beside the Wairoa River with the Great Taste Cycle Trail at the gate.
Our expansive home contains five guest rooms complemented by an inviting lounge with views to the mountain ranges, native bush, and river across the flat open lawn. Your hosts, Emma and Pierre, are commited to sharing their positive outlook on life. Both are French born and invite you to experience their French way of life in a kiwi setting. They can help you meet local wine growers, outdoor enthusiasts and discover heritage sites, or simply relax in a convivial atmosphere.

+64 3 542 4075
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103 Bryant Road, Brightwater

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 and facilities including a swimming pool, gymnasium, and onsite businesses – Paul Harris Jewellers and About Beauty with its three treatment rooms. The hotel has spectacular sunset views and is situated only a few minutes’ drive from Nelson airport on New Zealand’s South Island.

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 over 80 elegant and spacious rooms, studios and cottages. 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 3 547 8233
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6 Point Road, Monaco, Nelson, New Zealand

Greens Motel

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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
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36 Golf Haven Way, Nelson

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.

+64 508 546 4672
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99 Martin Farm Road, Kaiteriteri, Motueka, 7197

Mapua 41 South Holiday Accommodation

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Special for May to August 2017

Early check-in, late checkout or free 3rd night.  10% discount for Super Gold Card holders.  Airport pick up and drop off.  2 night minimum stay.

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 27 3299144
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55 Aranui Road, Mapua

Parkside Motel

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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.

+64 800 161 212
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42 Gladstone Road, Richmond

Pine Hill Lodge

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Experience the tranquility of Pine Hill Lodge. We are set in Pine Hill Serenity Vineyard, amongst the undulating hills of Nelson’s Ruby Bay. Located halfway between the Nelson town centre and the Abel Tasman National Park, our lodge offers the ideal setting for relaxation. We are only a short drive away from a variety of activities, eateries and attractions. We believe the perfect getaway starts with the perfect room. All our rooms are complete with a comfortable King or Super King size bed with luxurious 100% cotton linen, ensuite, full kitchenette with appliances and in-room audio visual entertainment. Unwind in our outdoor spa pool and let our massage therapist work on your tired muscles in our dedicated massage room. Pine Hill Lodge invites you to stay and enjoy the peace and serenity in our vineyard. Relax, recharge, rejuvenate and let us take care of the rest.

+64 3 540 2128
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112 Pine Hill Road, Ruby Bay

Richmond Motel & Holiday Park

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Comfortable, affordable accommodation.  Motels:  Studio, 1 Bedroom, 2 Bedroom and 3 Bedroom.  Standard cabins and 2 bedroom cabins plus power sites.  All set on 2 acres with free wifi, a swimming pool, BBQ area and bike and luggage storage.

Situated straight across from the Cycleway.  Turn left and head into Brightwater or right and you have the choice of Rabbit Island or Nelson City.  Come and explore our wonderful area.

We are a short walk to the Richmond Mall which has over 70 shops and an easy bike ride to Saxton Sports Field and the ASB Aquatic Centre. 

+64 0800 250 218
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29 Gladstone Road, Richmond, Nelson

Riverside Sojourn

Ideal base for exploring the "Top of the South". 

Situated 7km from Motueka at the historical Riverside Community, established in 1941, in the Lower Moutere Valley.  Featuring a self-contained studio for up to 5 people (Kereru Studio) as well as a shared bunkroom for up to 10 people (Tui Bunkroom), also fully self-contained. 

We are located on Tasman's Great Taste Trail, close to beaches and the Abel Tasman and Kahurangi National Park.

50 metres to the charming Riverside Cafe where breakfast and lunch is available from 9.30am to 4.30pm.

Tui Bunkroom:  $28/night/person. 

Kereru Studio:  $100/night/1 person - $10 extra/person.


+64 21 1378991
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289 Main Road, Lower Moutere, RD2, Upper Moutere

The Gates Accommodation

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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
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197 Seaton Valley Road, Mapua

Trailways Hotel Nelson

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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
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66 Trafalgar Street, Nelson