Rutherford Hotel Nelson - A Heritage Hotel “Experience the best of N.E.L.S.O.N.”

Located right in the centre of New Zealand's sunshine capital, Rutherford Hotel Nelson is the perfect hotel to regenerate and experience one of New Zealand's most stunning regions. The hotel offers 2 restaurants, swimming pool, sauna and gymnasium.


Per night
$175.00 - $220.00
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Based on 486 reviews


Situated within easy walking distance of the central city, Rutherford Hotel Nelson captures a unique blend of the local charm and cosmopolitan sophistication. Premium rooms, as well as superbly appointed deluxe and presidential suites, are available for couples or families.

You’ll be spoiled for choice when looking for somewhere to dine during your stay. Oceano Restaurant truly captures the essence of Nelson offering fresh local ingredients with a focus on seafood. Miyazu Japanese Restaurant offers an exceptional authentic Japanese experience. The Atom Cafe, well known our fantastic coffee and selection of homemade cakes and savories. The Port O' Call Bar offers the largest single malt whiskey selection in the region.

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Physical address

Rutherford Hotel Nelson - A Heritage Hotel “Experience the best of N.E.L.S.O.N.”, Trafalgar Square, Nelson Central, Nelson Tasman, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Per night $175.00 - $220.00
Cancellation policy:
You can cancel a reservation at any time, however if this is done within 48 hours of the date of stay a charge of the first night's accommodation will be made. Note that if you have reserved accommodation in the "Non Flexible" category your credit card will be charged for the total amount of your stay within 24 hours and no cancellations, refunds or amendments are permissible.

Facilities and Features

  • Breakfast
  • Children Welcome
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dinner
  • Disabled Access
  • Gymnasium
  • Internet (Public Use)
  • Laundry
  • Licensed Bar
  • Lunch
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Sky - communal
  • Swimming Pool
Proximity to airport:
The hotel is approximately a 15-minute drive from the airport.
Proximity to town:
The hotel is located in the centre of Nelson.
Number of rooms:

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Opening times

Business hours:
24 hours, 7 days.
Months of operation:
All months of the year

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