Room type

Studio Unit

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

1 Bedroom Unit

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 2 children, 1 infant)

Unit 5 - Family Unit

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 2 children, 1 infant)

Unit 1 - Family Unit

Max Occupancy: 6 guests (up to 3 children, 2 infants)

Unit 3 - Family Unit

Max Occupancy: 6 guests (up to 3 children, 2 infants)

Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly Nelson motel in Tahunanui with free airport shuttle

A family-friendly stay in the heart of Nelson awaits you at Pancake Lodge Motel. Within a short 5-minute stroll, you'll find Burrell Park and Natureland Zoo. Highlights at this motel include an outdoor swimming pool, a free airport shuttle, and in-room kitchens.

Flat-screen TVs with DVD players are featured in all 10 rooms, and you can enjoy WiFi, coffee/tea makers, and hair dryers. In-room dining is easy with kitchens that come equipped with refrigerators, microwaves, and stovetops.

This pet-friendly motel offers a garden, a picnic area, and tour/ticket assistance. Other amenities include an outdoor tennis court, WiFi in public areas, and laundry facilities. Continental breakfast is available daily between 7 AM and 9:30 AM. There's also the convenience of a free shopping center shuttle.

Sights within a 20-minute walk of this 3.5-star Tahunanui motel include Tahunanui Beach Reserve and Nelson Golf Links.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Pancake Lodge Motel features an outdoor tennis court and an outdoor pool. Public areas are equipped with high-speed wireless Internet access (surcharge). A roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) and a shopping center shuttle are complimentary for guests. This family-friendly motel also offers tour/ticket assistance, a garden, and a picnic area.

Pancake Lodge Motel is a smoke-free property.

  • Free airport transportation 
  • Total number of rooms - 10 
  • Number of floors - 1 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free shopping center shuttle 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Garden 
  • Picnic area 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Outdoor pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Outdoor tennis court  
  • Kitchen  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Playground on site  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  


Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • DVD player 
  • Climate control 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Kitchen 
  • Microwave 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Stovetop 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

Continental breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 9:30 AM.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the motel include an outdoor tennis court and an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Playground on site 
  • Boat tours nearby 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at 10 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 6 AM - 10 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types


Pets allowed, Only dogs are allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 2

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No elevators


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 20 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. One child 2 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

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