Experience the best of N.E.L.S.O.N.

Rutherford Hotel Nelson is superbly located in central Nelson, with all of the amenities you would expect from a city only a short walk away.

On top of this, we offer a full complement of in-hotel services to all of our guests, ensuring your stay is as relaxing and stress-free as we can make it.

We also offer a fully serviced conference centre with facilities for any function.

Our services include

  • 24 hour concierge and room service
  • Front desk attended 24 hours
  • Free unlimited WiFi in all areas for guests use
  • A same-day laundry service
  • Health centre with gym and sauna (open daily form 6am to 10pm)
  • Local babysitting service available on request
  • Onsite car parking $10 per day undercover $15
  • Outdoor pool - unheated (Open 1st November – 31st March)
  • Currency exchange service
  • Security deposit boxes (at reception)
  • Activity Booking service

Guest satisfaction is our number one priority, so if there is something you would like that isn’t on this list please contact us and we’ll do what we can to help you.


Premium Room

  • En-suite bathrooms (shower over bath)
  • Bathrobes
  • WiFi
  • 18 Sky TV & 20+ Freeview channels
  • Direct dial phone
  • Mini fridge and tea and coffee making facilities
  • Disabled access on request.

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Deluxe Suites

  • Open-plan dining and lounge areas
  • King bed
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Crockery
  • Glassware
  • Sky Guest Select
  • Appliances
  • Cookware
  • Stove-top
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge

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Two Bedroom Family Room

  • En-suite bathrooms (shower over bath)
  • Bathrobes
  • WiFi
  • 18 Sky TV & 20+ Freeview channels
  • Direct dial phone
  • Mini fridge and tea and coffee making facilities
  • Disabled access on request

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Oceano Restaurant

  • Breakfast
  • A la carte dinner menu
  • Seasonal changing menu

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Port o’ Call Bar 

  • Handmade cocktails
  • Wine
  • Beer
  • Whiskey
  • Casual bar menu

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Atom Café (open Mon - Fri 8.30am - 4pm)

  • Indoor/Outdoor seating options
  • Freshly baked delicacies
  • Coffees
  • Teas
  • Juices

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  • Range of venue options
  • Smaller events to larger banquets
  • Comprehensive business centre
  • On-site event coordination
  • Modern audiovisual equipment

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