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Trailways Hotel


Nelson’s central-city hotel, conference centre, restaurant and bar – right on the river and just a few minutes walk from Nelson’s main shopping precinct.

Welcome to one of Nelson’s most stylish & contemporary “local” hotels. We are proudly locally owned and proudly “local” in style, atmosphere and service.

Let us look after you in our own authentically kiwi way.

Accommodation Nelson

Rooms & Suites

Your comfort and relaxation are our primary consideration. Please let us know your specific requirements so we can make sure your stay is thoroughly enjoyable.

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Rated by 125 guests
4.4 / 5
Four-plus stars Qualmark rated Hotel and Enviro Silver Award
Conference venue Nelson

Conferences & Meetings

As a conference destination, Nelson offers more with its central location in New Zealand, highest sunshine hours, arts and culture, vineyards, cafes and restaurants, outdoor recreation and 3 national parks nearby.

Trailways Hotel has three excellent venues in the one conference centre for events, functions, seminars, product launches, trade displays or cocktail parties.

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Fine dining Nelson

Riverside Dining

A romantic dinner for two, family occasion, a wedding anniversary or for business entertaining, The Tides Restaurant and Bar is a multi-award-winning dining experience.

Visit The Tides

The perfect venue in Nelson, New Zealand for the holiday traveller, the business traveller, for weddings and special events, for business meetings and functions, for conferences, or simply a night out enjoying fine wine and food in a beautiful riverside setting.

Stay in the heart of Nelson city - just a few minutes walk from the main shopping precinct, theatres, cultural & sporting venues, restaurants & cafés, the information centre, and close to the scenic waterfront. Explore the region - famous for its sunshine, wine, seafood, art & craft, Saturday morning open-air market, its five national parks & abundance of outdoor recreation.