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Rutherford Hotel Nelson

- A Heritage Hotel

Experience the best of N-E-L-S-O-N
Nature – Exceptional – Local – Safe – Optimistic – Neat

Get in Touch

Phone: 03 546 3002

Address: 27 Nile Street West, Nelson 7010


Rutherford Hotel Nelson - A Heritage Hotel

Ensure your next event is a huge success at Rutherford Hotel Nelson. We believe that flexibility is the key to the success of any event, with six conference rooms and flexible room layouts our dedicated team aim for excellence in service and creating an atmosphere where our guests can be somewhere special.


At Rutherford Hotel Nelson you get to experience the very best of N.E.L.S.O.N. each and every time.

N – Nature Our focus on sustainability. Rutherford Hotel Nelson is committed to provide an experience that is sustainable by reducing our carbon footprint where possible. We constantly seek ways to improve our efficiency and minimise the impact on the environment. Nature is also an acknowledgement to our extraordinary region and the exceptional landscape we are surrounded by.

E – Exceptional It is our mission to excel our guests’ expectation and provide the best experience to our guests, whether they are local or visiting.

L – Local It is our promise to deliver the best our region has to offer. Ingredients and produce are sourced locally as much as possible. We also endeavour to support local by using local produce, talent and supporting local businesses as well as charities.

S – Safe We are creating a safe environment. Not just a physically safe environment, but also an environment where our team and guests feel safe, appreciated, and comfortable.

O – Optimistic A positive attitude is what helps us to create success for our Hotel, the region, and our people. Staying positive is one of the key factors in success. Optimism and positivity will create and enjoyable and exceptional experience.

N – Neat We take pride in presenting a clean, warm, and welcoming environment where our guests and people can relax and enjoy. Neat is also our very own interpretation of Manaakitanga, creating that exceptional hospitality experience.

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