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Riverlodge Motel Nelson

Accommodation Options

Riverlodge offers 11 units of varying sizes, sleeping between two and seven guests. Some of our units can also be interconnected to accommodate larger groups. Extra beds and infant cots are available upon request, and there is no charge for children under two. Our rooms offer cooking facilities, daily servicing, and off-street parking. Laundry and luggage storage are also available. Please contact us for larger group booking enquiries; we are happy to help.

Maitai Studio

Maitai Studio

The Maitai studio is our most basic accommodation. It offers a queen bed, private bathroom with shower, and limited cooking facilities. A kettle, toaster, and microwave are available but please note there is no cooktop. The upstairs Maitai has the ability to sleep a third person on a single bed, while the downstairs unit has outdoor seating. Maximum occupancy is two (or three upstairs upon request).

Queen Studio

Queen Studio

The queen studio is a sunny upstairs room with outside seating. This unit offers a queen bed, a private bathroom with shower and a full kitchenette including a cooktop. Maximum occupancy is two.

Deluxe Studio

Deluxe Studio

The deluxe studio is a sunny upstairs room with a private balcony and pleasant view. It has one queen bed with the option for an additional single bed. This unit offers a private bathroom with shower over tub and a full kitchenette including a cooktop. Please specify upon booking if you expect to need the additional bed. Maximum occupancy is three.

Large Studio

Large Studio

The large studio is a sunny upstairs room with outside seating. This unit offers one queen and one single bed, a private bathroom with shower and a full kitchenette including a cooktop. Maximum occupancy is three.

One-bedroom Apartment

1-Bedroom Apartment

The private one-bedroom apartment has a queen bed in the bedroom and a single bed in the lounge. It offers a private balcony with seating, private bathroom with shower, and a full kitchen. Maximum occupancy is three.

one-bedroom unit with wheelchair access facilities

1-Bedroom Access Apartment

This spacious ground-level apartment has one queen and one single bed in the bedroom, and two single beds in the lounge area. It offers outside seating, a private bathroom with shower and tub, and a full kitchen. Maximum occupancy is five.

One-bedroom Family Apartment

1-Bedroom Family Apartment

This ground-level apartment features one queen and one single bed in the bedroom, and two single beds in the lounge area. It offers a private bathroom with shower, outside seating, and a full kitchen. Maximum occupancy is five.

Two-bedroom Apartment

2-Bedroom Apartment

This ground-level apartment features two bedrooms, each with one queen and one single bed, and an additional single bed in the lounge area. It offers a private bathroom with shower, outside seating, and a full kitchen. Maximum occupancy is seven.

Room Facilities

  • Complementary plunger coffee, tea and hot cocoa
  • Complimentary fresh milk
  • Fast fibre WiFi
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Telephone, radio/alarm clock
  • Electric blankets and heaters
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Hairdryer and toiletries
  • All units non-smoking

Motel Facilities/Services

  • Daily room service
  • Guest laundry
  • Off-street parking
  • Secure luggage and bike storage
  • Complimentary newspaper on request
  • Complimentary cot and high chair available

Booking and Cancellation Policy

Reception hours: 8.30am–11am and 2pm–9pm
Check-in: Check-in is available any time after 2pm. Please notify us if a late check-in is anticipated.
Check-out: Check-out by 10am.
Cancellation: Can be made up to three calendar days before arrival date at no charge. Please note that cancellations within three days of arrival will incur full charges for those nights within that 72 hour period.
Deposit/Payments: Bookings will be secured by the guest credit card details provided. Cost of accommodation can be paid at check-in by Visa, Mastercard, Eftpos, bank transfer or cash.

Policy for Group Bookings (applies to all bookings for 10+ guests or 4+ units)

Reservation: To secure the booking 20% of the total amount is requested as deposit.
Cancellation: Cancellations and modifications can be made up to 3 calendar weeks before arrival. If cancelled or modified in the week before arrival the full amount may be charged.
Payments: The full payment amount (less the deposit) is due one calendar week before the date of arrival. Payments can be made by credit card or bank transfer.

General Policies

Children: All children are welcome. Infants up to 2 years stay free, while regular rates apply for older children.
Pets: We have two dog-friendly units available for an additional $10 per pet per night, payable at check in. Please contact us before you book to confirm availability.
Smoking: All rooms are smoke free. Please smoke outside and as far from open windows, doors and other guests as possible. In the event of smoke being detected in the room, we reserve the right to charge the registered guest for all costs incurred in returning the room to its non-smoking status, as well as any resulting loss of income.
Visitors: Courteous visitors in reasonable numbers are permitted until 9pm, providing they are mindful of their noise level and do not impact other guests.
Damage: The registered guest is responsible for the behaviour of all associated guests and visitors on the property. Damage to the motel property and any costs incurred, including those for loss of income to the motel, will be charged to the registered guest.