Nelson Hotel, New Zealand
1800 141 780
0800 437 227
+64 3 548 2299
Rutherford Hotel Nelson Introduction
The Rutherford Hotel in Nelson provides a range of accommodation options to suit all types of travellers, as well as two restaurants, a bar and a cafe – perfect to relax in after a busy day exploring.
Centrally located in Nelson, the 4 and a half-star Rutherford Hotel is within easy walking distance of the city's main shopping streets and the landmark cathedral.
The Rutherford Hotel Nelson is well-placed for exploring the wonderful region of Nelson – a haven for cyclists, art enthusiasts, lovers of craft beer and fine wines, and everyone in between. Located in the geographical centre of New Zealand on the eastern shores of the Tasman Bay, Nelson is the perfect base for your nature-based adventures. And what could be better than staying in the only fully-serviced hotel accommodation in Nelson?
Nelson Hotel Accommodation
This Nelson hotel provides a range of room options to suit all types of travellers seeking accommodation in Nelson. The Rutherford is one of the most highly sought after hotels in Nelson, not to mention New Zealand.
The spacious and well-appointed rooms at this Nelson hotel have been host to film stars, Prime Ministers, dignitaries and even royalty.
All suites at our Nelson hotel feature open plan dining and living areas, separate bedroom and kitchenette.
All rooms at our Nelson hotel accommodation have:
- SKY channels
- Broadband internet access
- Iron and ironing board
- Hairdryer and bathrobes
- Tea and coffee making facilities
- Mini bar
Facilities at our Nelson Hotel
Some of the extensive facilities our Nelson hotel accommodation include are:
- 24-hour room service
- Complimentary 1GB WiFI (per 24 hours)
- Complimentary wifi available to guests, accessible from all public areas (30 min or 100 mb per day)
- Same day laundry service
- $5 gate secured parking, with complimentary valet
- Outdoor pool
- Currency exchange
- Security deposit boxes at reception
- Dry-cleaning (Mon-Fri)
- Health centre with gymnasium and sauna
- Babysitting service
- activities and visits to the park can be booked directly through reception
Restaurants and Bars at our Nelson Hotel
Oceano Restaurant – This restaurant at our Nelson hotel offers a complete breakfast to rouse the most sleepiest of sleepyheads. Our menu is the ideal way to truly kick start your day. After a busy day exploring Nelson and the surrounding are, head back for a taste of the evening a la carte menu. Choose between fresh local seafood, or sample the equally impressive beef and lamb, recognised with awards from the Hallmark Beef & Lamb Award Association.
Miyazu Japanese Restaurant – Miyazu is a Nelson restaurant offering dishes made with fresh seafood and the finest local produce, prepared with the delicate and skillful culinary techniques of the Japanese cuisine. Choose between the impressive dinner-and-a-show spectacle from our Teppanyaki chef, as he dices, slices, juggles and cooks your meal right before your eyes or opt for something from our traditional a la carte menu.
Port O' Call Bar – After a full-on day exploring the wonders that Nelson and its surrounds have to offer, head over to the Port O' Call Bar, one of the best bars in Nelson. Port O' Call is known for its excellent service, and its fine selection of drinks, including beer, whiskey, wine and cocktails.
Atom Cafe – If you need a pick-me-up or a place to wind down our Cafe is the answer. Allow our expert baristas to make you a coffee and enjoy the wide array of sweet and savoury selections in our cabinet, made fresh daily by our talented pastry chefs. The Atom Cafe sits on the corner of Nile and Trafalgar street with a beautiful view of the Nelson Cathedral, a stunning location to sit back and relax.
Conferences and Weddings at our Nelson Hotel
Whether you need a venue for small business meeting or a large international conference, the Rutherford Hotel Nelson can provide a conference room to suit. We make it our business to ensure your event is a success and can offer an ultra-flexible approach to room layouts. From theatre style to classroom to a full banquet, we can arrange any of our six rooms for board meetings, banquets, conferences or gala balls.
Whatever the size of your group, from 10 to 700 people, we understand that every conference, meeting and banquet is different.
The Rutherford Hotel is one of the most centrally located Nelson conference venues, and offers facilities including a full range of modern audiovisual equipment, comprehensive business centre, food/beverage planning and catering and ample parking for delegates and guests.
The Nelson region is known for its year-round sunshine, golden beaches, national parks, boutique wineries, micro breweries and a large creative community of working artists.
Add to this locally grown produce, freshly caught seafood, historical streetscapes and waterfront restaurants and you'll see that it offers a thoroughly pleasurable way of life.
From Nelson it's easy to access any of three National Parks. Abel Tasman National Park is a coastal wonderland of sea, sky, rocky headlands and bright golden beaches.
The Nelson Lakes National Park is set amidst the mountains and glaciated valleys south of Nelson city and features beech forests and the beautiful jewel-like lakes, Rotoiti and Rotoroa. Kahurangi, New Zealand's second-largest national park, comprises 450,000 hectares of mostly upland wilderness, with magnificent three to four-day hiking trails.
Adventure operators make it easy to find the most magical places in the region. Kayak, river rafting, mountain bike, horse, 4WD (four-wheel drive) motorbiking—you name it, you can do it!