If you are visiting from out of town, most accommodation on the perimeter of the city centre will be no more than an easy 20-30 minute walk.  Some providers are kindly offering discounts over the weekend:

Waimarie on Riverside

(45 Collingwood Street) 1.2km from Trafalgar Centre. We can offer a 10% discount on our standard 1 & 2 bedroom units, 2 newer studio units and our Riverside Apartment.

Contact: Robin & Ali, 03 548 9418,,

Top 10 Holiday Parks - Nelson

230 Vanguard St (2.5km from Trafalgar Centre). We would be delighted to offer your artists a 25% discount when staying at Nelson City TOP 10 between (and including) the 27 Aug and 5 Sept (some folk may wish to stay longer to enjoy our wonderful city). We have set up a discount code (NB: sent to accepted artists) which can be used when making an online booking between the dates mentioned above.

Contact: Jeanette Wilson, P: 0800 77 88 98,

YHA Nelson

59 Rutherford St (1.4 km from Trafalgar Centre). We are happy to extend a 10% discount to your artists, their families and supporters/helpers attending Art Expo Nelson. Please note: Discount applicable only for direct bookings with YHA Nelson.

Contact: Royce, 03 545 9988,,


Getting to/from:

Want more reasons to visit Nelson? Go to our Nelson/Tasman information site or 100% Pure New Zealand which also makes us look pretty darn attractive. Ditto Trip Advisor .