Wakatu Lodge on Waimea Road in Nelson, offers affordable short and long term accommodation as well as holiday stays in a warm friendly atmosphere. We tend to attract more mature guests and residents looking for a quiet place to stay, Nelson offers alternative accommodation for those wanting a party atmosphere.  

We are located just a short walk from Nelson Hospital and a 25 minute walk to Nelson City Centre. Wakatu Lodge promotes a relaxed, quiet environment and is a smoke-free building. Wakatu lodge has plenty of off street parking and is ideal for those on a self-drive vacation. Wakatu lodge may suit individuals and families who are between house shifts or similar situations, best suited to families with children 7 years of age and older.

If staying at Wakatu Lodge, we can provide luggage storage facilities and car parking for people riding The Great Taste Trail, part of The New Zealand Cycle Trail, (prior arrangement is essential).

We are on a public transport route and also offer off-street parking for your vehicle. The location of Wakatu Lodge could also suit fixed term visiting professionals, nurses, or visitors to Nelson. Inspections are welcome at any time.  We are conveniently located near take-aways with a dairy across the road. Wakatu Lodge offers shared kitchen & bathroom facilities as well as a large games room and TV Lounge.