"Elegant, sophisicated, understated..."
- Frommers New Zealand

Consulate Apartments, Nelson’s finest luxury accommodation, sit peacefully on Trafalgar Square, just a short stroll from Nelson’s vibrant central city restaurant, café and shopping precinct, the region’s museum and the gently flowing Maitai River.

A place to call home

Overlooking the stately grounds of the city’s historic cathedral, Consulate Apartments are the perfect retreat for refreshing the body, mind and soul, entertaining, or to come home to after exploring the beautiful Nelson / Tasman region.

luxury is hard to come by

There are three elegant and spacious self-contained suites available for stays of 3 days or longer, all offering private, serviced accommodation for the discerning holiday and business traveler.

Three stunning apartments

Apart from each suite’s beauty, it's the personal touch that makes Consulate Apartments Nelson’s premium central city accommodation.

The Apartments


Apartment Uno – one bedroom, one bathroom

This secluded one bedroom suite with ensuite is designed for two people and reflects the mood of the region's Tasman Bay; warm, sandy colours, and soft ocean tones evoking relaxing days at the beach. The bathroom, kitchen, dining and lounge all have underfloor heating for extra comfort. You won't want to leave...


Apartment Due – two bedrooms, two bathrooms

Due – a stunning New York vision. This glamorous two bedroom suite with two bathrooms is a balanced blend of relaxation and entertainment. Unwind in the large spa bath before making cocktails and canapés in the entertainer’s kitchen. The expansive marble dining table comfortably...


Apartment Tre – two bedrooms, one bathroom

Featuring stunning views of surrounding bush-clad hills and the city, Tre offers two bedrooms and one bathroom, making it perfect for couples, or families (to a maximum of four). One bedroom has two king-single beds that join to become one if preferred...

About Us

The Personal Touch

Consulate thrives on helping guests make the most of the stunning Nelson city and region, from the beginning to the end of your vacation. Anything you require can be organised on request, such as airport transfers, private catering or tour bookings. Your hosts regularly experience the region’s enormous range of quality activities, so we can help you select the best...

Consulate History

The Consulate Apartments have an interesting place in local history. The original building was constructed in 1904 as a traditional New Zealand colonial two-storied wooden villa. The Monopoli family bought the house in the 1940’s and owned it for 50 years, during which time they enlarged and plastered it in the “Italian” style. Because Nelson was home to a large and thriving...

The Nelson Region

The bountiful Nelson region is situated at the north-western tip of the South Island, surrounded by mountains and sea. The region is well-known for its high sunshine hours and temperate climate, spectacular scenery, outdoor adventure activities, Creative excellence and fine food and drink...

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