Rutherford Hotel Nelson

Self Rated: 4.0 out of 5
Trafalgar Square, Nelson, 7010, New Zealand
4.4 out of 5 rating 340 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.4

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Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Rutherford Hotel Nelson in Nelson (Nelson City Centre), you'll be within a 5-minute walk of Christ Church Cathedral and Nelson Provincial Museum. This 4-star hotel is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Nelson Market and 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Fairfield Park.


Make yourself at home in one of the 113 guestrooms featuring refrigerators and minibars. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary, and flat-screen televisions with cable programming provide entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include safes and desks, and housekeeping is provided daily.


Enjoy recreational amenities such as an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and a banquet hall.


Enjoy seafood at Oceano, one of the hotel's 2 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Snacks are also available at the coffee shop/café. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 6:30 AM to 10 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Christ Church Cathedral - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Nelson Provincial Museum - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Nelson Market - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Montgomery Square - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Fairfield Park - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Anzac Park - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Nelson I-site Visitor Information Centre - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Queens Gardens - 1 km / 0.6 mi
The Suter - 1 km / 0.7 mi
Trafalgar Park - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Victory Square - 1.7 km / 1.1 mi
South Pacific Distillery - 2 km / 1.3 mi
Centre of New Zealand Monument - 2.4 km / 1.5 mi
Founders Park - 2.5 km / 1.6 mi
Miyazu Japanese Gardens - 2.9 km / 1.8 mi

The preferred airport for Rutherford Hotel Nelson is Nelson (NSN) - 7.4 km / 4.6 mi

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 10am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • One child 14 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: NZD 29.50 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: NZD 5.00 per night
  • Valet parking fee: NZD 5.00 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -24-hour business center
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Roll-in shower
  • -Accessible bathroom
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Concierge services
  • -Outdoor pool
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Fitness facilities
  • -Free wired Internet
  • -Free newspapers in lobby
  • -Self parking (surcharge)
  • -Banquet hall
  • -Coffee shop or café
  • -Designated smoking areas
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Number of restaurants - 2
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Valet parking (surcharge)
  • -Meeting rooms
  • -Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • -Wheelchair accessible parking