Chelsea Park Motor Lodge places you within a 10-minute stroll of popular attractions such as Nelson Market and Christ Church Cathedral. This 10-room, 4.5-star motel has in-room conveniences like kitchenettes, refrigerators, and microwaves. It's in central Nelson and also close to Victory Square and World of Wearable Art and Collectable Cars.


Full breakfast is offered for a fee each morning from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM. Satisfy your hunger from the comfort of your room with room service.


The 10 soundproofed rooms feature kitchenettes with refrigerators, microwaves, and stovetops. Guests can expect to find free WiFi and 32-inch flat-screen TVs with satellite channels and DVD players. Beds are dressed in premium bedding and bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries. Coffee makers, phones, and ironing boards are other standard amenities.

Property features

Guests of Chelsea Park Motor Lodge enjoy free WiFi in public areas, free use of bicycles, and laundry facilities. If you plan to drive, free parking is available. Front-desk staff can assist with luggage storage and tours/tickets. Additional amenities include a garden and barbecue grills.


  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Free bike rentals
  • Laundry facilities

Chelsea Park Motor Lodge

214 Rutherford St Nelson 7010

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Chelsea Park Motor Lodge features tour/ticket assistance, barbecue grills, and a garden. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. This Nelson motel also offers laundry facilities and room service (during limited hours). Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Chelsea Park Motor Lodge is a smoke-free property.

  • Total number of rooms - 10 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Garden 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Free self parking 
  • Year Built 2002 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Soundproofed rooms  
  • Kitchenette  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  
  • DVD player  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • DVD player 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Phone 
  • Kitchenette 
  • Microwave 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Stovetop 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils 
  • Room service (limited hours) 

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7:30 AM and 9:00 AM.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the motel include complimentary bicycles.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Free bicycles on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at 8:30 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 8:30 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit 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.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

No elevators


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 13 and NZD 18 per person (approximately)
  • Early check-in fee: NZD 30.00
  • Late check-out fee: NZD 30
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NZD 15 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 30 per day
  • Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Chelsea Motor Lodge
  • Chelsea Park Motor
  • Chelsea Park Motor Lodge
  • Chelsea Park Motor Lodge Nelson
  • Chelsea Park Motor Nelson

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

National Rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Motel property is rated 4 star plus and is displayed on this page as 4.5 stars.

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