Nelson is a lifestyle; that's the best way to describe it. Situated at the top north-west of the South Island, it is the sunniest region in New Zealand.
Nelson's diverse geography captures everything from the long golden beaches to untouched forests and rugged mountains.
Perhaps it's the sun, perhaps it's the location, but Nelson, New Zealand, has long been a magnet for creative people. There are more than 350 working artists and craftspeople living in Nelson, traditional, contemporary and Maori. Visit their studios and find a unique piece to take home with you.
Walk the sun drenched sands of Golden Bay or head inland to Takaka and see the impossibly clear waters of New Zealand's largest freshwater springs. Walk Nelson's Abel Tasman track – it's a three to five day walk – or, for a different view, take a sea kayaking tour around the coast and see a seal colony and little blue penguins bobbing in the water.
Or just relax. Sit in the sun, sip a wine from one of the local vineyards, and dine on th
Gladstone Motel in Richmond strives to maintain and even improve their Four Star Plus Qualmark rating while at the same time always doing our best to keep accommodation costs low. That is why we believe we are the best value for quality Motel around.
Spring has sprung, the days are getting longer and definitely warmer. Now's the time to be planning and booking your summer holidays. The Nelson region is going to be a very busy place over the summer with lots of high interest attractions and events going on. Don't leave it too late to book for all that Richmond and the Nelson region has to offer for a few days or even longer. You don't want to miss out!
Treat yourself and enjoy one of our newly refurbished units as a complement to your stay in our beautiful region. Choose from Studio Units, One Bedroom or Two Bedroom Apartments. Some units have Spa baths, Air-con, Home theatre systems. All units have “Hush” glass and black-out curtains. Most are also double glazed.
Gladstone Motel in Richmond, Nelson offers immaculate modern Nelson region accommodation in beautifully appointed units at an affordable price. Choose between fully equipped suites and fully serviced studio units. Everything that you would expect from a modern motel but with Gladstone's extra touches of hospitality and comfort that you would expect in a Four Star Plus rated Motel.
All units have high speed broadband available, both on Wi-Fi and via our LAN. Free to guests for reasonable consumption. (Ask reception for details) Gladstone Motel is a member of the Nelson Motel Association as well as the New Zealand Motel Association.
Gladstone Motel; Nelson is centrally located for easy access to all that Nelson, New Zealand has to offer. Only 8 minutes from Nelson airport, 15 minutes from the inner city, and only 45 minutes from Abel Tasman National Park or in winter, Rainbow Ski fields.
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Amenities / Features
Yes! Pets are allowed.
Airport & Shuttle Information
7 minutes drive to the Nelson airport
Local Shuttle Info: Local shuttle from Motel
Airport Shuttle? Yes!
There is an airport shuttle.
Breakfast provided at $9nzd