The Sails Nelson is the region's top hotel according to the 2017 Trivago Awards.

Nelson hotels make Trivago top 50


Five of Nelson’s hotels have made trivago’s national Top 50 list.

The Sails Nelson has been named the top-rated accomodation in the Nelson region for a second consecutive year in the Trivago Awards 2017.

It was also rated fourth in the South Island and fourth nationally.

The Sails Nelson was followed by Shelbourne Villa and The Wheelhouse Inn which were rated 15th and 16th respectively in the South Island and 29th and 30th within New Zealand.

Collingwood Manor and Century Park Motor Lodge also made the trivago’s New Zealand Top 50.

Each year, trivago analyses aggregated ratings and reviews of hotels across New Zealand to find which hotels have the best ratings from travellers and which destinations have the hightest rated hotels. The awards are based on 175 million ratings from over 250 booking sites worldwide.

Trivago also named Takaka, Motueka and Nelson in their top destinations lists.

Takaka came fourth in the Top 15 South Island Destinations and ninth in the Top 30 New Zealand Destinations.

Motueka and Nelson placed eighth and tenth respectively in the South Island and 17th and 20th within the region.