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Accents on the Park

At a Glance


  • a moment's walk to Trafalgar Street
  • a terrific value
  • lovely old Victorian building with garden walks just across the road
  • outdoor bar area and small bistro out the back


  • can't use your mobile in upstairs lounges after 9 pm
  • lots of stairs inside

Accents on the Park Review

This grand old house in Trafalgar Square, just off the main street of Nelson, feels more like a small hotel than a typical hostel, with its rich brocade fabrics, strong colors, soundproofed rooms, and immaculate bathrooms with high-pressure showers. It's a guesthouse and backpackers' lodge that will spoil you for all others. Rooms vary from en suite doubles with marble bathrooms and kitchenettes to dorm rooms; linen is provided. The balconies overlook the cathedral and its gardens. It's on a narrow street so pull around into the parking lot next door to unload.

    Hotel Details

  • 18 rooms, some en suites, 2 with bath, tent sites
  • Rate includes no meals.
  • Credit cards accepted.
Updated: 02-18-2014

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