Wakatu Hotel Sports Bar and Meals

The Wakatu Hotel is a true colonial pub in the heart of Nelson, just 5-minutes walk away from the centre of New Zealand!

Our hotel is a great base from which to explore the shops, galleries, museums, restaurants and cafés that Nelson has to offer. The Nelson region is famous for its arts and crafts scene and you can enjoy wandering through the city and checking out the unique displays in the shops and galleries.

If you enjoy the outdoors, Nelson is a great place to visit being home to three of New Zealand’s most spectacular national parks. Adventure activities that can be enjoyed by all include mountain biking, fishing, diving, sailing, hiking, golf and swimming.

Nelson is also famous for its nightlife and you can have a great evening out in Nelson’s many clubs and late-night cafés and bars.

Wakatu Hotel true colonial pub in the heart of Nelson


Sports Bar and Meals

The Wakatu Sports Bar has plenty of big screen TV’s to watch all your live sports. You might like to battle it out on the pool table, play darts in our dedicated darts room, try your hand at winning some money on the pokies, or just sit back and relax with a cold drink in our sunny garden bar. There's something for everyone here at the Wakatu Hotel.

And if you're hungry we've got you covered. We offer a range of bar snacks and hearty meals which are served daily and are available from 1am till about late. Our food selection caters for those wanting a light snack including triple layer Toasted Sandwiches, Platters and Loaded Wedges.