Luxury hotel holiday Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco Nelson

The Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco provides a boutique stay in the Nelson and Abel Tasman region of South Island New Zealand. Perfect as a convenient base for families and larger parties, enjoy the quaint village styling of the resort, and the privacy of the cottage style accommodation. From here, hike and boat through the Abel Tasman National Park in awe of the turquoise water and beautiful scenery, and in search of dolphins, seals and little penguins. In the Kahurangi National Park, lose yourself in the serenity of the pristine wilderness, and the endemic wildlife. Otherwise explore the art, wineries, culture and scenery of the Nelson region, Middle Earth in the beachside Golden Bay, or otherwise relax and unwind in the homeliness your boutique accommodation.
Included in your Expressions holiday
  • Accommodation in a double or twin room on bed and breakfast
  • Scheduled flights with Air New Zealand or other airlines
  • Car hire for the duration of the holiday
  • Concierge service and Expressions Holidays regional helpful hints
  • Optional room, car and flight upgrades. Details on request

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to the Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco, Nelson

The Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco is a boutique resort with quaint and homely village styling. It is a perfect base to discover both the natural wonders and cultural delights of the region.

Facts in brief

Location Footsteps from the coast, 15-minutes' walk from the Monaco reserve

Annual opening All year

Closest airport Nelson Airport

Distance from airport The Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco is approximately a 5-minute drive from Nelson Airport

Hotel facilities and services

The Monaco Kitchen, Outdoor swimming pool, About Beauty spa, Gymnasium, High Street Jewellers, Point Six Hair salon.

Out and about nearby

The Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco boasts a spectacular setting in Monaco in the Nelson and Abel Tasman region of South Island New Zealand. With the Abel Tasman and Kahurangi National Parks on your doorstep, The Grand Mercure is a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts and wildlife appreciators. In the Abel Tasman, take to the water on a range of kayaking and boat trip excursions in search of dolphins, seals and the iconic little penguins. Otherwise, swap your boat for a trusty pair of hiking shoes, and explore the beautiful trails of this National Park with views over stunning beaches and turquoise seas. In the Kahurangi National Park an unspoilt wilderness of mountain and forest walks awaits, brimming with bird life and fantastic encounters with the endemic wildlife. Other guests may appreciate the wine and cycle trails that surround Nelson in the areas of Moutere, Mapua and Motueka. No better example exists on Nelson's Great Taste Trail, a network of cycle trails tracks along the coast, through winery country and over rolling hillsides onto Rabbit Island's forest trails. In Monaco, find a range of quaint shops, pubs, golf-courses and historic sites. Art enthusiasts are similarly well catered for, as the area has recently experienced a resurgence in creative prowess. Inspired by the local light quality and the Moutere Clay, take a tour of the new studios that are beginning to surround Nelson. Finally, those guests interested in film should take a trip to Takaka Hill in search of iconic filming locations from The Hobbit. Explore this beautiful area of Middle Earth, whilst also appreciating the contemporary beach culture, walks, horse treks, art and bird life on offer. The nearby areas of Farewell Spit, Pupu Springs and Wharariki Beach are also accessible from this locality.

Holiday price guide A stay at this hotel is usually part of a tailor-made touring holiday of New Zealand which would include stays at several hotels and a variety of transport arrangements. We calculate the price of each tour on a tailor-made basis and include all arrangements. If you want to book this hotel on its own with flights and transfers as a stand-alone holiday, then please contact us for prices.

From about

Holiday Code EXH5017

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to the Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco, Nelson

Room descriptions

The Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco has well-appointed accommodation for up to 215 guests in boutique hotel rooms, along with a range of self-contained apartment accommodation including one-bedroom studios, one-bedroom spa cottages and two-bedroom cottages.

Boutique Hotel Room Recently refurbished, these elegant hotel rooms feature a Queen Size bed and garden or mountain views
1-Bedroom Studio These spacious suites include a Super King bed, a kitchenette and views of the resort's village green
1-Bedroom Spa Cottage A fully self-contained cottage, these quaint suites are ideal for a romantic getaway. They feature a kitchen, open-plan dining, lounge, fireplace and courtyard.
2-Bedroom Cottage These luxury cottages are ideal for families or friends, and feature a private courtyard and are available in a series of arrangements with different views, and either single or double bathrooms

Holiday price guide A stay at this hotel is usually part of a tailor-made touring holiday of New Zealand which would include stays at several hotels and a variety of transport arrangements. We calculate the price of each tour on a tailor-made basis and include all arrangements. If you want to book this hotel on its own with flights and transfers as a stand-alone holiday, then please contact us for prices.

From about

Holiday Code EXH5017

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to the Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco, Nelson

The journey and how you get there

For a holiday to the Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco in Monaco, Expressions Holidays includes flights from London to Auckland with Air New Zealand (flying time is 24 hrs). Auckland is served by a wide variety of international airlines and we can include other airlines in your holiday. The chosen airline will depend upon any stopovers you might want to make en-route to New Zealand. The Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco is usually included as part of a tailormade touring itinerary of New Zealand and you can reach the hotel by hire-car, or by flying to the nearest airport, Nelson, which is just 15-minutes away. From there you will require a hire-car to continue you itinerary.

Additional information

Children: The Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco welcomes children of all ages.

Holiday price guide A stay at this hotel is usually part of a tailor-made touring holiday of New Zealand which would include stays at several hotels and a variety of transport arrangements. We calculate the price of each tour on a tailor-made basis and include all arrangements. If you want to book this hotel on its own with flights and transfers as a stand-alone holiday, then please contact us for prices.

From about

Holiday Code EXH5017

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to the Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco, Nelson

Highlights of Nelson and Abel Tasman

Spend at least one full day in the Abel Tasman approached from the water passing Split Apple rock, stopping perhaps at Anchorage Bay and seeing the seal colony at Tonga Rock, Whale watch at Kaikoura, See the seal colony at Ohau Point north of Kaikoura, Visit the Suter Art Galley in Nelson and combine it with a visit to the vibrant market on a Saturday, Day trip to Farewell Spit, Visit the vineyards of Rimu Grove, Neudorf and Woollaston Estates at Upper Moutere and perhaps have lunch at Seifried at Appelby, Visit the studios of numerous artists in the area, Go to the WOW (World of Wearable Art) in Nelson and the adjoining Collectible Cars Gallery.

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